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Armed Incursion at Camp Valentin Threatens B.D.F. Soldiers

Tonight, there is real and present danger of bloodshed in the forests along the Belize/Guatemala border, and a chilling sense of escalating violence. This morning at around nine-thirty, there was [...]

PM Barrow Says B.D.F. Will Use Force if Necessary

The newly constructed outpost at Camp Valentin is less than a kilometre from the Guatemalan border. Reinforcements were called in from Camp Belizario, located at least four hours from the [...]

P.U.P. Leader Condemns G.O.B. for Ignoring Caracol Memo

The question of the adequacy of the government response to threat is a pertinent and valid one. After all, Danny Conorquie was murdered fully eight months after the head of [...]

Belizeans ‘Egg’ Guatemalan Embassy

A week after his execution, the country is still grieving the death of Conorquie, a twenty-year old tourism police constable working at the Caracol Archeological Site. Two protests were held [...]

Hunting Caye F.O.B. Under Fire

In the wake of significant unrest and public outrage towards Guatemala, the news that the Coast Guard’s forward operating base on Hunting Caye is being built by Guatemalans has likely [...]

Food Vendor Slaughtered on Barrack Road

During the nationwide blackout on Thursday night, twenty-seven year old Gerald Palmer was shot multiple times on Grants Alley.  The food vendor of Barrack Road had just left home when [...]

Foreign Minister Maintains Position on Conorquie Murder

Immediately following last Thursday’s murder of Conorquie, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington told the media that he was uncertain whether the shooting death of Special Constable Danny Conorquie was indeed perpetrated [...]

Elrington Applauds G.O.B. for ‘Diplomatic Strides…’

In responding to criticism that he is too lenient on the issue of how the Guatemalan claim is being handled, Elrington told the media today that despite seeming public disapproval [...]

U.S. State Diplomat Concludes Working Visit to Belize

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary John Feely, of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, concluded a two-day working visit to Belize today after meeting with various organizations, including [...]

Speaks About Visit to National Youth Cadet Corps

On Thursday evening, upon his departure from the Leo Bradley Library, Feely visited the National Youth Cadet Corp on the George Price Highway where he met with a number of [...]

Ministry of National Security Condemns Armed Incursion

Back to the encounter between Guatemalan civilians and the B.D.F. at Camp Valentin. Late this evening, the Ministry of National Security issued a release saying that the group of Guatemalans, [...]

PM Barrow Says No Doubt Conorquie Killer was Guatemalan

The police continue to investigate the murder of Danny Conorquie. But at this point that’s more an exercise of proving what everybody believes to be true. With the exception of [...]

PM Barrow Says G.O.B. Will Purchase a Helicopter

The threat to our armed forces this morning has highlighted a deficiency in our military capacity which is certainly no secret. There is need for a helicopter to assist in [...]

Aspiring Politician Denny Grijalva is Guatemalan

And with sentiments against Guatemala running high, News Five has obtained a copy of a page of the passport of U.D.P. Orange Walk Central candidate Denny Grijalva. The information contained [...]

3 Cops Arraigned on Criminal Charges

In a cleansing of the police department, three police officers were before the court today to answer to criminal offenses.  First to be arraigned were two alleged rogue cops who [...]

Cop & Girlfriend Arraigned for Stolen Jewellery

A third cop and his girlfriend were arraigned but were able to get bail today. Police officer Jamille Scott is accused of stealing jewelry and other items from the house [...]

PM & Church Leaders Meet on Gender Policy

The prime minister met with church leaders today on the revised gender policy. The leaders from the various churches have made numerous recommendations that they wish to be included in [...]

Belize & Mexico Discuss Foreign Policy

A high-level meeting between government officials from Belize and Mexico was held earlier today to conclude the eighth meeting of the Bi-national Commission.  A delegation from the neighboring country, led [...]

…Establish Guides for Tourism and Trade

According to Jose Antonio Meade, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of President Enrique Pena Nieto, a guide has been established in order to achieve the purposes of [...]

FCIB Organizes Cancer Walk

Everyone has or knows someone that has been afflicted with cancer. Over the years it has become even more prevalent in Belize regardless of age or gender. The Belize Cancer [...]

Government Drivers Conclude Defensive Driving Workshop

A Defensive Driving Course for government drivers concluded on Thursday in Belize City; it is part of a larger eighteen million dollar initiative called the Belize Road Safety Project funded [...]

Protest at San Martin Government School. Was Primary School Student Raped?

The House of Representatives met in Special Session in the capital today. We’ll have full coverage of that coming up but we start with what was happening outside the House [...]

Belmopan Police on Rape Investigation

The Belmopan Police has been investigating the allegation of sexual molestation since it was reported to them. Even as the mother of the alleged victim and other parents claim they [...]