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3 Barely Survive George Price Highway Accident

A small car, reportedly travelling at high speed collided into a cargo truck and the passengers are lucky to be alive.  The near fatal traffic accident happened this morning on [...]

Insurance Company Settles with Family of Victim of Alfonso Noble

Media personality Alfonso Noble is due back in court on January twenty-fourth, 2018, for a preliminary inquiry into the indictable charges of manslaughter by negligence, among others stemming from a [...]

Fake Chinese-Belizean and Translator Held for Using Forged Nationality for Social Security

The Immigration Department made a significant arrest today. Two Asian nationals are tonight in custody at the Belmopan police station where they are being investigated for immigration offenses. Chinese national [...]

Registrar Asked to Replace Lost Progresso Heights Certificates

Two foreign ministers, the current and the former, were going at it in court today going back to a case when Wilfred Elrington was also the Attorney General. In July, [...]

Attorney for Clients Says Faith is Shaken

And while Elrington continues to plead innocence or ignorance on what happened to the documents, rival Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay laid into him for what he believes is unnecessarily dragging [...]

Sentencing Further Delayed for Remorseful “Bucket”

In the high court, forty-six-year-old Glenford Gilbert Bermudez, the man who shot and killed his wife, was in court today for mitigation.  Bermudez said he is sorry for his actions [...]

Probing Murder of Benque Teenager

On Monday night, we reported on the murder of eighteen-year-old Oscar Obando. The teen was shot to the chest and left for dead on a farm between Belize and Guatemala. [...]

Corozal Shooting Victim Critical in Hospital

A young woman remains in a critical condition inside the Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a near fatal shooting in the Corozal District almost a [...]

Will Cabinet Pre-Empt Senate on Maritime Areas Amendment?

The Opposition People’s United Party announced a week ago tonight that it had filed a motion in the Senate to allow for debate on amending the Maritime Areas Act of [...]

Parties Trade Fault, But P.U.P. Will Go Ahead with Senate Motion

It was a rare moment at the Supreme Court this morning: Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington giving the press an interview on issues related to Guatemala, with former Foreign [...]

No Opposition for Opposition’s Sake

Senator Eamon Courtenay told News Five that the P.U.P.’s three Senators hope to join with the social partner Senators to get the matter debated in the Senate, preferably with but [...]

Ministers ‘Will Vote Conscience’

As stated earlier by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the issue has come up in cabinet. On Thursday last, deputy Prime Minster Patrick Faber was quizzed about it. He said [...]

All or Nothing for Guats; Belizeans Must Unite says F.M.

On Monday, we told you that the Guatemalan public awareness campaign as to the March eighteenth, 2018 referendum on settlement of the unfounded claim on Belize at the International Court [...]

Opposition Senator Chastises Minimal Response

Similar to Elrington, we posed the question of what can be done to counter the offensive Guatemalan map which affixes Belize as part of its territory to Senator Eamon Courtenay. [...]

Churches Share Concerns over Marijuana Use

The religious community continues to sound off on the issue of marijuana use and decriminalization.  Despite having lost ground with the government in respect of its protest to the recent [...]

A.G. Scolded for Attack on Churches

On Friday, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte called into question the moral authority of the church on the issue of marijuana since it has been accused, and in some instances found [...]

Immigration Department Resolving LGBT Controversy

The Immigration Department has quickly responded to allegations raised on this newscast on Friday by members of the LGBT community. Director Diana Locke has told executive director of the United [...]

Youths of the World Gather in Belize

The World Youth Conference 2017 is being held under the theme, “Globally Running to 2030, Becoming Sustainably Strong.” The three-day meeting of youth leaders from across the world commenced today [...]

O.W. Town Council Throws Hat in Crime Ring

On Friday night, businessman Amit Moryani was brutally killed in Orange Walk Town, while attempting to defend his mother who was under attack by armed robbers.  A month ago, Daniel [...]

Belize Ahead of the Curve in Trade Facilitation

Belize’s Customs and Excise Department is meeting with its partners on the National Committee for Trade Facilitation all this week in Belize City to discuss efforts to increase volume of [...]

South Korean Folk Group Performs at Bliss

The Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is the venue for the Gwangdae’s Korean folk performance, “Spin Jump Fly.”  Just before news time tonight, the Korean Embassy in El Salvador [...]