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Man murdered in broad daylight in city streets

Two months ago he was charged with Attempted Murder and Use of Deadly Means of Harm for shooting twenty-two year old Darrel Jones on Youth for the Future Drive near [...]

Family and police suspect foul play in case of missing man

Twenty-two year old Armick Escobar left his Cleghorn Street home last week Tuesday evening to socialise with two friends and according to his family, has not been seen since. Police [...]

One police nabbed in patrol, another charged for harming wife

A routine patrol conducted by the Transport Department stumbled on an unexpected find in southern Belize last Friday evening. Chief Transport Officer, John Briggs, reports that while he was on [...]

City man threatened and called snitch, businessman lost finger

Twenty-five year old Austin Stevens of Jane Usher Boulevard has reported that his life was threatened by two men who called him a snitch. Police say they are investigating the [...]

Three charged with Carnal Knowledge, Rape and Assault

Today, thirty year old Jiovanni Lauriano, appeared before the Magistrates Court and was charged with Unlawful Carnal Knowledge for allegedly having sex with a fifteen year old girl who is [...]

Man charged in missing cigarettes case

In news from Magistrates’ Court, twenty-three year old Giovanni Saldano, a former warehouse clerk for Madisco, was charged with the theft of twenty-five boxes of assorted cigarettes valuing fifty-six thousand [...]

Attorney General comments on casino shoot-out

Casino owner John Hardie Jr., and Belizeans Martin Miller, David Gomez and Curlin Thompson begin tonight a second week of imprisonment at the Centro de Redeaptacion Social in Chetumal, Quintana [...]

U.S. travel advisory can affect tourism industry

There is a reaction to the increased acts of violence and the recent spate of murders in the city and western Belize that has the potential to adversely affect tourist [...]

Smokey Joe dead at eighty-eight

He was known for his use of colourful and often blunt language on both newspaper and radio, and today News Five records the death of “Smokey Joe” as he was [...]

Tax Administration of the Caribbean meet in Belize

There is more talk about taxes tonight coming close on the heels last week’s budget presentation, and that is because the 20th General Assembly of the Caribbean Organization of Tax [...]

YWCA gets needed renovation funding

The YWCA has kept a busy pace with its wide range of activities including the ongoing summer camps for the youth. Notwithstanding, it has embarked on the ambitious task of [...]

Belize Basketball Assn. teams up with F.C.I.B. for teen camp

The Belize Basketball Association has joined other organisations in providing opportunities for wholesome activities at this time of the year when schools are closed for the summer break. The B.B.A. [...]

Two persons in San Pedro bitten by monkey

And in news that we consider monkey business, there is a report that on Thursday July seventeenth a tourist by the name of Laura Sutton was attacked and bitten by [...]

Champion of Champions competition plays in Benque Viejo

Good evening, I’m James Adderley punching out this week’s portion of Sports Monday. Fanfare, amusement and entertainment provided an atmosphere of excitement and party as the Benque Fiesta roared to [...]