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Mark Seawell to Learn Fate in Extradition Case Next Week

The brothers Seawell – Mark, Gary and Duane – have been a staple of Belizean newscasts for more than a decade now.  That’s how long they have been fighting extradition [...]

Accused in Traffic Death of 6 Year-Old Unable to Make High Bail

Forty-three-year-old Albert Martinez of Western Paradise, Belize District is at the Central Prison this evening, unable to make a whopping twenty-thousand-dollar bail set for six traffic related offenses in the [...]

Did Dorian Pakeman Violate Bail Condition with Trip to U.S.?

Government of Belize chief press officer, Dorian Pakeman is due back in court on March tenth.  He faces a charge of causing death by careless conduct for the traffic fatality [...]

Andre Vega Still in Hiding, But Attorney Confirms Service of Claim for Repayment of Compensation

Where is Andre Vega, son of former Minister of Natural Resources, Gaspar Vega? The Government wants to know, because it has been looking for him for months to serve him [...]

Mark Tench and Vernon Leslie to Appear Before Senate Select Committee

The Senate Special Select Committee will be meeting in public on Wednesday, March first, with two witnesses scheduled to testify. News Five has learned that those witnesses will be Immigration [...]

S.S.B. Considering Purchase of $55 Million in B.T.L., B.E.L. Shares

Eleven million shares, valued at fifty-five million Belize dollars – seven million in Belize Telemedia Limited and four million in Belize Electricity Limited – are up for purchase by the [...]

S.S.B. Making Investment, Not Helping Government

The former Government C.E.O. does not claim to know the Government’s motivations for making this offer at this time, although Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed last week that Government always [...]

The People’s Referendum, Five Years After

It has been five years since thousands of Belizeans voted in an unofficial referendum called “The People’s Referendum” coordinated and spearheaded by The Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage and [...]

Drone Warning Ahead of La Ruta Maya Race

The use of drones has become more prevalent—both for private and commercial use. Today, a notice was issued to drone operators by the regulatory body charged with oversight of aviation [...]

Regulations in Place to Manage Drone Usage

There are general rules that apply for all drone operations. The aerial vehicle can only be flown to a maximum height of four hundred feet and closer to aerodromes, that [...]

2 Charged in Connection with the Assault of a Belize City Man

A son of the late George “Junie Balls” McKenzie Senior was before the court today where he was charged jointly with well-known figure, Henry Gillett, aka “Pulu” of Majestic Alley. [...]

Why S.S.B. Needs Your Money to Pay for Pension Increase

Pensioners have been granted a five-percent increase in their monies offered by the Social Security Board for those earning more than three hundred and twenty dollars per week, to match [...]

Outstanding Cadet Recognized by Police

Precinct Three Police today recognized an outstanding cadet from their corps of thirty. After performing exceptionally well, an eleven year old was selected as the best cadet for the month [...]

Celebrating the Life of Leela Vernon

As the country prepares to put her to rest, Leela Vernon’s sprit was alive on Monday night.  A tribute to honor the iconic ambassador of Belizean Creole culture took place [...]

Final Farewell to Bishop O.P. Martin

Beloved Bishop Emeritus OP Martin was laid to rest at Belmopan’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral, as was his wish. The Bishop had been ailing for some time and passed [...]

Bishop O.P. Martin Laid to Rest in Belmopan

Belize gave a fond farewell this afternoon to first Belizean-born Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in Belize, the Most Reverend Osmond Peter Martin. The eighty-six-year-old Bishop Emeritus was memorialized [...]

Orange Walk Man Killed While Intervening in Domestic Dispute

A man in the north was stabbed and killed by his cousin over the weekend.  Police are still looking for the killer and the family of the deceased believes that [...]

Minor Boy Shot at Home in Belize City

In the city…a minor is tonight recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital from gunshot wounds to the feet following a shooting on Sunday night in Belize City.  Around eleven [...]

Belize Bank/CIHL and G.O.B. Back in Court

The first stage of an application by the Belize Bank Limited, supported by Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited, to discharge an injunction granted by Justice Michelle Arana restraining the company from [...]

Both Sides Prepare for Further Court Battles

As previously reported, Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited has filed a Constitutional claim challenging the validity of the Central Bank (International Immunities) Act and the Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Act. Those matters [...]

6 Year-Old Girl Struck Down in Accident

Tragedy struck on Sunday night in Belize City when a six-year-old girl was knocked down and killed sometime before seven o’clock. Ashanti Pollard and her mother Dawn Swasey were walking [...]

New C.C.J. Judge Denys Barrow Says Dreams Do Come True

Senior Counsel Denys Barrow is a few months away from becoming Belize’s highest ranked appointed judge regionally. He will join the bench of the Caribbean Court of Justice in Port-of-Spain, [...]

Dale Trujeque Rises to Lead C.W.U.; Says Teachers are Example for Working Force

Veteran labour officer, human resources manager and labour and industrial relations expert Dale Trujeque now heads the Christian Workers’ Union. Elections took place at the annual general meeting over the [...]

Gales Point’s Artie Myers to be Retried for Child Sex Accusation

This afternoon at two o’clock, three judges of the Court of Appeal handed down a written judgment in favour of convicted prisoner, Artie Myers.  The Gales Point Manatee resident was [...]

Police Seek Prison Escapee in Belmopan

Belmopan police are reporting the apparent escape of a prisoner from the Central Prison at Hattieville sometime over the weekend.  The escapee has been identified as one Jonathan Trigeros Galan. [...]