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Video Emerges of Latest Confrontation Between Belize and Guatemala Forces in Sarstoon

Despite assurances that Belizeans and the B.D.F. can freely traverse the Sarstoon, News Five has obtained a video of another, more recent confrontation in the river between a Guatemalan gunboat [...]

B.D.F. Commander Suggests It Was ‘a Misunderstanding’

That incident occurred on the same day when a group of Belizean fishermen were held briefly by a Guatemalan coastal patrol vessel. The fishermen were fishing in the Gulf of [...]

Charges Coming for Douglas Grant in Fort Street Fracas

Belize City police say they are armed with sufficient evidence to charge gun-toting Douglas Grant Junior with a firearm offense.  But, will a warrant be issued for the U.D.P. henchman’s [...]

Police Respond to Questions on Response and Treatment of Paul Ferguson

The department disputes the presence of a mobile patrol in front of the Sit and Sit Nightclub, but says that police officers arrived on the scene moments later. But Grant [...]

Ministry of Education Goes to Managing Authorities to Resolve B.N.T.U. Dispute

The impasse between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union came to a head on Friday when B.N.T.U. National President Luke Palacio firmly stood his ground, following [...]

St. John’s College & Junior College Are Tops in CSEC and CAPE Exams

Saint John’s College and Junior College produced one of the best crops for this year’s CSEC and CAPE Examinations. Over at the high school Riki Alegria is the most outstanding [...]

UNCAC Treaty to be Approved by Senate Before Signing in December

G.O.B. is poised to bring an end to a long-running story – signing and ratifying the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). In September, Prime Minister Dean Barrow agreed to [...]

Should Area Rep Gaspar Vega Resign From Office?

And our question for tonight is: with additional information on crooked land deals surfacing, should Area Rep Gaspar Vega, resign from office? Send your comments and responses using your SMART [...]

Land for Peanuts in Pine Ridge and Turneffe

Two former United Democratic Party politicians from the Cayo District are among the latest to be fingered in the burgeoning land transaction scandal in the Ministry of Natural Resources. Copies [...]

Mother’s Terrible Tragedy in Seine Bight; Baby Found Dead in Bed

A young mother in the village of Seine Bight, Stann Creek District, suffered a sudden loss over the weekend, after she found her fifteen-month old daughter motionless in her bed [...]

Financial Secretary Says “No Setback” in Foreign Exchange Over B.T.L. Compensation

Compensation for Belize Telemedia Limited has been scheduled in two payments, the first of which was initially disbursed on July eighth.  We say initially because that sum was returned to [...]

Dump Truck and SUV Collide on Boom Road; Woman Critical in Hospital

In its Weekend Under Review session on Monday, Rural Eastern Division police spoke about incidents that occurred in rural Belize District. The officers pointed to a traffic accident that took [...]

Eagles Nest Pastor Howell Longsworth Loses Equipment to Burglars

Around twenty thousand dollars of equipment were stolen from the Eagles Nest International Church on Sunday night. Keyboards, amplifiers and digital and other equipment were looted after a truck was [...]

Fire Reported at Price Barracks; Family’s Home Destroyed

There was a fire on Monday at one of the family houses at the Price Barracks compound. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but the family lost everything. Commander of the [...]

B.D.F. Commander Updates on Hurricane Earl Relief

When Hurricane Earl passed through Belize on August third the B.D.F. suffered substantial damage to their structures including the main store that houses the military equipment and also several roof [...]

New O.C. in San Pedro Addresses Crime Fighting Measures

There have been four murders in the prime tourism island of San Pedro in the month of October; three occurred last week alone. It is cause for concern to law [...]

Police Open Training Center in Belize City

A training center was launched today as a welcome addition to the police station on Queen Street in Belize City. The facility was previously abandoned, but has now been converted [...]

Where Was Southside O.C. Chester Williams?

Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was noticeably absent from this afternoon’s inauguration.  In fact, the Officer Commanding Eastern Division South has been a no-show at several events hosted by [...]

“Sonny” Pitterson’s “Feed My Sheep Kitchen” Re-Opens

The late Zebedee “Sonny” Pitterson felt the call to minister to members of his community. In addition to his popular bakery, Sunnyside on Racecourse Street, in 1994 he opened the [...]

Mexico Marks the Day of the Dead

November second is observed as “Dia de Los Muertos” or the “Day of the dead” across Mexico, primarily in the central and southern parts. This celebration coincides with the Catholic [...]

WestJet Touches Down in Belize

The newest airline to begin flights to be Belize is WestJet. The flights will be originating from a new destination; that being Toronto, Canada twice for the week. WestJet’s first [...]