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Murdered in front of his friends inside Banak Street Apartment

  There is tension on the streets over the recent confrontation between the Gang Suppression Unit and the George Street Gang. Police are claiming that the gangs are threatening to [...]

Shooting Victim, Troy Bowen, dies from injuries

Also on Tuesday night, shooting victim Troy Bowen succumbed to gunshot injuries. In early August, the twenty three year old stevedore was shot to the right side of his head. [...]

Activists groups call on PM to step in and deal with GSU/Gang Situation

With a threat of violence looming over the celebrations, there is reliable information that some residents of crime-afflicted neighborhoods have sat in a conference with officers at the Raccoon Street [...]

Recycling Facility robbery caught on camera

The Belize Recycling Company Limited was robbed on Tuesday afternoon. According to twenty-nine year old Lindy Hernandez, at one fifty p.m. a man wearing a white T-shirt, a three quarter [...]

Memorial service for missing Rash Siblings

Two children of school age disappeared mysteriously a year ago in the south when they left the safety of their homes to sell fruit to raise money for school supplies. [...]

Consultations on the 9th Amendment in Orange Walk

The Ninth Amendment public consultations are taking place at the Multipurpose Complex in Orange Walk Town this evening. Word is that as early as five o’clock, persons began trickling in [...]

Mexico’s ADO buses in Belize

It’s now official, after successful trial runs the Mexican bus company, ADO, has launched its services from Belize City to Cancun and Merida. ADO promises comfortable travel at affordable prices. [...]

Free Back-to-School haircuts for kids

The Second Annual Trimming Drive in Memory of Maurice Usher is set to kick off this Thursday and continues on Friday. Channel Five’s own Brian Dena, along with Edmund Staine [...]

GSU’s bust of uncustommed alcohol goes to Court

Two weeks ago the Gang Suppression Unit uncovered an assortment of contraband liquors and cigarettes when they raided an apartment of the Ketz Apartment Complex on Lizarraga Avenue. Twenty-eight year [...]

Ambassador of Belize to Guatemala explains Adjacency Zone

The illegal entry by Guatemalans into Belizean territory has been a longstanding problem along the Chiquibul. The vast expanse has been a challenge to fully monitor given the limited resources [...]

What would happen without confidence building measures with Guatemala?

Martinez says that the absence of confidence building measures would be counter-productive to keeping peace in the area. The CBMs are renewed every year; still yet, there could be a [...]

Pianist Francis Reneau’s “A Hymn to Belize”

Musical icon, Francis Reneau, is in the Jewel for the nation’s thirtieth Independence Anniversary celebration.  Reneau has composed a music piece called ‘A Hymn to Belize’ which will be performed [...]

KTV Duets: It’s Hot Hot Hot!!!

KTV Duets; it’s all the rage on Tuesday nights as kids and adults pour into the Bliss Auditorium each week for wholesome family entertainment. This week it was the job [...]

Police say grenade threat to public is the reason for GSU incident

Following the weekend’s violence, the police claim today that the gangs have grenades that they plan to use over the September celebrations. On Friday night, the Gang Suppression Unit zeroed [...]

Rhett Fuller extradition case in the hands of Foreign Minister

Businessman Rhett Fuller went to court again today in his long battle against his extradition. Fuller, who handed himself in to police on the twenty-second of August sought bail but [...]

Bababoo killed during hit & run accident

A well-known man of the streets of Belize City was killed in a hit and run accident near the Esso Gas station on the Northern Highway at about seven-thirty on [...]

John Garbutt now identified as recent murder victim

An unidentified man was killed at the corner of George and King Streets after ten on Sunday morning in the weekend’s blood bath. Not many details were available because he [...]

Do you think that the Gang Suppression Unit is contributing to the lawlessness on the streets?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think that the Gang Suppression Unit is contributing to the lawlessness on the streets? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

Bar Association corrects assumptions of Attorney General

The Bar Association was among the first to come out against the original version of the proposed ninth amendment. When the Council of Churches intervened and convinced the government to [...]

National Football Team leaves for Grenada match

Next week Tuesday, the Belize National Football Team will face Guatemala. It is the first time that a Guatemalan football team will be playing on Belizean soil. But today, the [...]

Junior volleyball team competes at Central American Championship

Other Belizean athletes are also playing away from home. The Belize Junior Volleyball Team competed in the Central American Junior Championship games in Nicaragua. The team started out with a [...]

1 year since Rash kids—Onelia and Benjamin—went missing

Today marks one year since eleven year old Benjamin Rash and his sister, nine year old Onelia of San Marcos Village in the Toledo District disappeared without a trace. The [...]

Chamber of Commerce discusses proposed B.S.I. buyout

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) on Monday issued a statement on the proposed sale of the Belize Sugar Industries. According to the BCCI, considerable reform is needed [...]

Chamber of Commerce says public should not pay for B.S.I. debt

With the deadline fast approaching for B.S.I. to make good on a thirty million dollar debt to ING International Bank, there is pressure on the government and industry stakeholders to [...]

20 and 16 year old convicted of Robbery

In the courts, twenty year old Clement Bol and a sixteen year old minor were today convicted of Robbery and Harm for an incident that occurred on September eighth, 2010. [...]