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Belizeans and U.S. employer slapped with criminal charges

The fate of three Belizean security guards of the Commercial Free Zone’s Las Vegas Casino and their American employer deteriorated today when they were slapped with criminal charges in neighbouring [...]

New Honorary Consul named for Quintana Roo

And while Belizeans have been slapped with criminal charges in neighbouring Chetumal, businessman Rafael Chavez will no longer be around to represent their interests. This morning Rafael Chavez’s appointment as [...]

Judge rules in favour of Christine Perriott

In the web of legal challenges in court involving Telemedia, this morning Justice John Muria handed down his ruling in the Christine Perriott case. The former Telemedia employee was let [...]

Leader of the Oppositions speaks on proposed amendments

Last Wednesday when the Foreign Affairs and Constitution Committee conducted its public consultations on the constitutional amendments in Belize City, three of the hot button issues were the powers of [...]

K.H.M.H. has a new C.E.O.

Following the appointment of a new board at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in March, this morning the K.H.M.H. announced the new chief to replace Dr. Alvaro Rosado as C.E.O. [...]

Body of man retrieved from Placencia peninsula

Placencia police suspect foul play was involved in the death of a man whose partially decomposed body was retrieved this morning from the waters near the Placencia peninsula. Reports reaching [...]

Leon Walford charged with Attempted Murder

Twenty-three year old Leon Walford was charged with Attempted Murder and denied bail when he appeared today in Magistrates’ Court. The charges relate to the stabbing of twenty-nine year old [...]

Belize Waste Control employee faces aggravated assault charges

A sexual assault report resulted in the arrest today of thirty-three year old Gilbert Blanco, an employee of Belize Waste Control. A twenty-one year old woman of Kut Avenue reported [...]

Towheads buck at roundabout paralyzing traffic …

Just before noon today, traffic came to a halt at the busiest area of Belize City, that is, the roundabout across from Pallotti High School. Normally you would find drivers [...]

… While van burst into flames near Pound Yard Bridge

While traveling back to our studio our team encountered a second traffic mishap near the Pound Yard Bridge. News Five’s Jose Sanchez reports. Jose Sanchez, Reporting A few minutes after [...]

New edition of Belizean Studies available at bookstores

For thirty years now Saint John’s College has been publishing the Journal of Belizean Studies which focuses on our history, culture and current social realities. The Belizean Studies Resource Center [...]

BAHA hosts emergency coordination seminar

For three days, employees of various government departments will be gathering at the George Price Centre in Belmopan to participate in an Incident Command Workshop. The event is hosted by [...]

Garbage trucks creating health hazard for city resident

A Belize City man is crying for help to solve health hazards caused by garbage trucks parked at his home near the Pound Yard Bridge. Jose Sanchez reports. Jose Sanchez, [...]

City Council announces further disruptions in Albert St. traffic

The bumpy ride on Albert Street is now compounded by the closure of various sections of this thoroughfare in the heart of the City while construction works take place to [...]