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2 cops arraigned for P.G. Murder

A crowd gathered this morning at the Punta Gorda court for the arraignment of two police officers.  But it was until this afternoon that the duo faced the music; they [...]

Why was there a delay in taking cops to court?

The delay in arraigning Cucul and Tush is not uncommon, says Officer in Charge of the Punta Gorda Police Department, Inspector Ernel Dominguez. Dominguez, who also acted as prosecutor in [...]

Pike, 18 year old, murdered several feet from his home

In the Old Capital, there have been four murders in the past four nights. B.D.F. Corporal Wayne Madrill and Stephen Flowers were killed over the weekend and on Monday night [...]

Murdered on his birthday in his home by window shooter

There is another family grieving the loss of a loved one. The second person to be killed on Monday night is Clive Medwood who turned twenty three on Sunday. Medwood [...]

Will ICJ stop Guatemalan incursion into Belize?

Tonight’s question is: Will going to the ICJ stop incursions by Guatemalans into Belizean territory? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote [...]

Stevedore killed in accident at the Port

An unfortunate accident at the Port of Belize at the crack of dawn this morning led to the death of a stevedore. Ian Madril was being lifted on a flat [...]

Alleged Slovakian mafia boss gets another day in Court

In the courtroom of Justice Oswell Legall, a habeas corpus application was heard this morning on behalf of Karol Mello, the alleged Slovakian mafia boss who is wanted by the [...]

Leroy Gomez accused many times, but now guilty of rape

Leroy Gomez gained notoriety back in September, 2008 when he was arrested for a series of rapes and attempted rapes. Gomez was quickly dubbed a serial rapist, but he has [...]

Gas station employees face forgery charges

Former employees of the Shell Gas Station in Ladyville were in court to today to face charges of theft and forgery. The main alleged offender is twenty-four year old Martin [...]

Boy who was crushed under house is slowly improving

Ten year old Brithon Cordova remains in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H., but his condition is slowly improving. His mother, Norma Cordova, says that although he cannot talk he [...]

Knocked down on highway; 91 year old passes away

An early morning accident in the city has left a senior citizen dead. Around nine-twenty this morning, Police Constable Tyrone Sutherland was driving his car between miles two and three [...]

Belizean athlete ready for Olympic trials

The 2012 Summer Olympics continue in London where judo athlete, Eddermys Sanchez fell early in the elimination round, but team Belize is still in the games. This Friday, Kaina Martinez [...]

US Amber Alert adopted as Jasmine Alert in Belize

The spate of heinous attacks on young children, particularly the murder of Jasmine Lowe, has sparked a national movement to address the issue of the kidnappings and abductions of children. [...]

You’re a Superstar! Celebrity show is Live on 5!

The highly anticipated first season of Be the Next Superstar kicked off with a bang last Tuesday night with lively performances from thirteen of the twenty-six hopefuls that made it [...]

2 police officers charged for murder in P.G.

It was a violent weekend in the south and in the City that ended in the murder of three persons while two others were shot. In Punta Gorda tonight, police [...]

B.D.F. soldier killed during early morning shooting

While two cops are to be arraigned for murder, in the city, a B.D.F. corporal lost his life in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Corporal Wayne Madrill, who was [...]

Corporal Madrill will be laid to rest with an official funeral

Since Madrill joined the B.D.F. in 1991, he was a part of the B.D.F. Band. His bandmaster, colleague and friend is B.D.F. Staff Sergeant Kevin Campbell. Campbell told News Five [...]

Was Flowers a victim of gang warfare?

The first person to be killed over the weekend was Steven Flowers, who was shot multiple times on the chest and rib cage in close proximity of his Mahogany Street [...]

U.S. Citizen freed of molestation charges

The case of a U.S. National, who was accused of molesting three boys in October, 2011 made the headlines, but the case was quietly dropped in the Corozal courts last [...]

Shooting victim Sutherland lucky to be alive

Back to the violence, two men were injured in separate shootings over the weekend in Belize City, but were fortunate to survive. At around eight on Sunday night, twenty-three year [...]

More shootings mar the weekend

So far, we have reported on three murders and one shooting. The other incident in the old capital involves the shooting of twenty-eight year old stevedore, Raymond Arnold. On Friday [...]

Charges withdrawn against cops charged with wounding

Two cops, who were accused of brutalizing a Magistrate’s Court bailiff, agreed to settle the matter out of court, resulting in criminal charges as well as a civil suit being [...]

Sandro Montejo, burglar, didn’t make bail

Twenty-two year old Sandro Montejo, a resident of Sand Hill Village, is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after appearing in Magistrate’s Court today where he was arraigned [...]

Belizean athletes at 2012 Olympics

Turning to London 2012, a lavish celebration of the world’s many cultures and the athletic prowess of its people, officially got underway last Friday with a festival of colors during [...]

Summer Camp for kids living with diabetes

Summer camps are usually about sports, arts, education and the like but one started this morning with a health theme of a disease that is affecting thousands. There is no [...]