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Chinese grocer shot dead in Ladyville

It’s a familiar Belizean crime: gunman enters shop, gunman shoots proprietor, gunman runs away. The latest fatal robbery attempt occurred last night in Ladyville and News Five’s Jacqueline Woods has [...]

Bar patron wounded in hold-up

Forty-six year old Marvin Nunez, a Honduran national, is recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot several times while seated inside a Belize City bar. Nunez, [...]

Government will ease small D.F.C. borrowers

Several thousand Belizeans who have defaulted on small loans with the Development Finance Corporation are being relieved of their debt burden. The initiative, which according to a press release from [...]

Placencia man is missing at sea

In news just in, police report a man is missing at sea. On Friday, sixty-seven year old Raymond Elijio was en route from Placencia to Gladden Caye, some twenty miles [...]

Cop who killed horse charged with drunk driving

The police officer involved in a traffic accident on New Year’s Eve which left a horse dead and eleven children injured now stands accused of drunk driving. Court reports today [...]

Robber sentenced to six years in prison

A Belize City fisherman accused of viciously beating another man for his bicycle has been given jail time. Twenty-five year old Eric Martinez was sentenced to a total of six [...]

Angry customer tries to burn down shop

A Sandhill resident has been arrested and charged with arson following an incident at a local grocery shop. Around three on Monday afternoon, forty year old Barry Rosalez began arguing [...]

Crime Stoppers seeks more public support

It’s a telephone number mentioned almost every night on this newscast: 0-800-922-TIPS. That’s the home of Crime Stoppers, the programme under which citizens can help police solve crimes by calling [...]

B.D.F. anniversary celebration to be held in city

On Saturday, the Belize Defence Force will invade Belize City for its annual open day. According to organisers, this year the event has been moved from its usual location at [...]

Baron Bliss holiday returns to March 6th

At the end of every year the Ministry of Home Affairs issues a press release listing the precise dates of all twelve public holidays to be celebrated in the coming [...]

P.U.C. defends its decision on electricity rates

If you’ve already received your January electricity bill, you have no doubt felt the pinch of the rate increases granted to Belize Electricity Limited effective the first of the month. [...]