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4 Murders in 5 Hours: Paul Jex, Once Accused, Now Deceased

The overnight carnage began in San Pedro and within a span of five hours, four persons were murdered and four injured in the madness making Tuesday night, one of the [...]

In Ladyville, 2 Shot Dead; 2 More Injured

Within hours of the execution of Paul Jex, a double murder around seven p.m. rocked the Ladyville community. Casey Lozano and Marlon Spain were gunned down on Marage Road in [...]

Intended Target Speaks as Couple Shot in Roaring Creek; Thomas Henry Succumbs

The fourth murder on Tuesday night occurred in Roaring Creek Village at about ten-thirty. Thomas Henry was gunned down inside his house less than a month after relocating to the [...]

Police Detain 2 after Incident

Just now you heard about the tragic killing of Thomas Henry in Roaring Creek Village. He was murdered in the presence of his common-law-wife and their three children. The family [...]

Body Found Decomposing in Dangriga

An unidentified body, reportedly in an advanced state of decomposition, was discovered in Dangriga earlier today.  News Five understands that the corpse was found in an area off the highway [...]

Police Activate Mediation; Need Your Help in Investigation

This morning, prior to the press brief at the Raccoon Street Police Station in Belize City, the top brass of the police department including, ACP Chester Williams, the Commissioner of [...]

Murder Count Rising; Police Awaken to Meet the Challenge

It’s only twenty-four days into the New Year and already there are ten murders; two are double murders and that number does not including the shooting death of Mario Vernon [...]

At Senate, Opposition Demands Answers on Hurricane Earl Spending

There was a single bill brought from the House of Representatives for passage through today’s meeting of the Senate, the first for 2018. The General Revenue Supplementary Appropriation 2016-2017 Bill [...]

G.O.B. Senators: Much Ado About Nothing

Senator Courtenay requested that Financial Secretary Joseph Waight be called into the Committee of the whole Senate after debate on the second reading of the Bill, which he was. But [...]

Lead Government Senator Says Quality is Key

Wrapping up the debate, Senate leader of government business Godwin Hulse conceded that the bill was perhaps out of time, but he pointed out that there are other means of [...]

Nelson Henry Walks from Murder Charge; Witness Recants on Stand

Six and a half years after the execution of Edward Lord, Junior on Mahogany Street, murder accused twenty-eight year old Nelson Henry was today found not guilty by Supreme Court [...]

Police Investigate Extent of 3-Month, 4-District Bank Theft Spree

Three Mexican nationals are behind bars at the Hattieville prison for scamming the Atlantic Bank of more than a hundred thousand dollars.  The three residents from Cancun, including a couple, [...]

Mario Vernon Death Investigation Still Open

An internal investigation continues into the shooting death of Mario Vernon Junior, which occurred in Punta Gorda on the night of January thirteenth. Vernon was shot by Police Constable Tevin [...]

Did P.A.C.T. Mistreat P.S.U. Members? 2 Employees Made Redundant

There is a back and forth tonight between the Protected Areas Conservation Trust and the Public Service Union over the fate of six PACT employees who are also members of [...]

What Will Be in Final Special Select Committee Report on Immigration?

The public hearings of the Senate Special Select Committee on Immigration concluded last December after thirteen months of witness testimony interspersed with lots of drama and theatre. Now, the hard [...]

Technology to Manage Sustainability of Forests

This morning at the Radisson in the city, a pair of strategies was formally introduced by the Forest Department for sustainable forest and forest fire management.  The launch coincided with [...]

Women Conference on Inclusion in History

The Building People Movement and Belize Women’s Political Movement held their first annual policy conference. The two organizations brought women leaders together from a number of schools and organizations to [...]

Upgrade Coming for George Price Highway

Back in December, the Ministry of Works and M and M Engineering signed a contract for eleven million dollars to rehabilitate the Roaring Creek Bridge connecting the village to the [...]

San Estevan Ferry Needs Another Week to Re-Open

Residents of the north, particularly the villages of San Estevan, Chunox, Copper Bank and Progresso, can expect further delays as the ferries connecting the villages are still down for repair. [...]