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Policeman, 2 soldiers charged in kidnapping

This afternoon, twenty-three year old Police Constable Martin Castillo, and two BDF soldiers: thirty-two year old Juan Jimenez and Urbanos Teck, twenty-one, were escorted to Magistrate’s Court where they were [...]

Kidnappers thwarted in 2nd snatch attempt

If Sunday’s kidnapping and subsequent arrests were all there was to the bizarre incident it would still be a big story. But believe it or not, there’s more. Apparently, whoever [...]

Fire destroys home on Albert St.

While most of the nation took advantage of Tuesday’s holiday to either party or catch up on some rest, one Belize City family will always remember the tenth of September [...]

Shooting victim declines to cooperate with cops

In police news a Belize City man has been hospitalized after he was shot on Monday night. Twenty-two year old Herman Morris told police that he was riding his bike [...]

U.S. tourist dies in hotel room

No foul play is suspected, but a U.S. tourist has been found dead in his hotel room. On Tuesday police were called to the Biltmore Plaza on the Northern Highway [...]

Post-mortem inconclusive in baby death

Police say their investigation into the death of six-month-old Amber Brittaney Camal continues. On Monday evening a post-mortem examination conducted on the baby’s body proved inconclusive. According to authorities, tissue [...]

Wesley boasts new addition to school

With Belize’s rapidly expanding population, those responsible for our educational system must run hard just to keep pace with the increasing demand. Today in Belize City News 5′s Janelle Chanona [...]

Pedro Leal: dead at 101

On Thursday, San Ignacio residents will bid farewell to a man who was a pillar in that community for more than sixty years. Pedro Otero Leal passed away on Sunday [...]

Belizeans recall Sept. 11 tragedy

No Belizean who happened to turn on the television on the morning of September eleventh, 2001 will ever forget the images on the screen. A year later, residents of the [...]