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Privy Council upholds appeal of convicted killers

Even by today’s violent standards the four murders occurring on the night of June eighteenth 2002 remain one of the most wanton slaughters in Belize’s history. Two men, Leslie Pipersburgh [...]

City Council will pave Albert and Regent

It’s been talked about for years by politicians of every party persuasion … but come a week from Monday, residents of Belize City—particularly it’s motorists—should wake up to a new [...]

Toledo man acquitted of murder; claimed self defense

Fifty year old Alejandro Ical of Forest Home, Punta Gorda, who was charged with murder, was acquitted by a jury of five men and seven women today in Dangriga Supreme [...]

Convicted burglar will serve a year in jail

A Belize City man accused of burglary was convicted in Magistrate’s Court today but his sentence was an exercise in leniency. When nineteen year old Sheffield Ysaguirre appeared before Magistrate [...]

Police constable interdicted following bribery sting

A police constable from the Traffic Section has been interdicted from duty and placed on half pay following a charge of Prejudice to Good Order and Discipline. The case against [...]

Lands Dept. modifies transfer moratorium

A week ago the Ministry of Natural Resources announced a moratorium on the registration of all land transfers until March fourteenth, pending a review of transactions suspected of being tainted [...]

Coye defends subdivision against alleged irregularities

Among the transactions specifically cited and placed under official caution were those involving a subdivision in the affluent Caribbean Shores constituency that was spearheaded by the then area representative Joe [...]

P.U.P. reformers claim increased support for new convention rules

In other political news, representatives of the P.U.P. reform wing are claiming that five more constituencies—Port Loyola, Collet, Caribbean Shores, Cayo North East and Belize Rural South —have committed to [...]

Officials inspect hurricane shelters countrywide

With the blue skies and steady breezes that mark the onset of the dry season, the thoughts of most Belizeans are hardly focused on hurricanes. But that’s exactly what officials [...]

Lions clubs holds clinics to improve eyesight

There are few senses more precious than sight … which makes it all the more puzzling why so many Belizeans suffer eye problems in silence. Tonight News Five’s Janelle Chanona [...]