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Family Fearful after NICH Rangers Reported Missing in Chiquibul

There is word tonight that two park rangers are missing in the Chiquibul. The rangers, Elroy Alvarado Villanueva and another who has been identified as Luis Ramirez, set out from [...]

Retired Senior Citizen Killed in Fatal Collision on Boom Road

A BelAm retiree residing in Burrell Boom, Belize District, perished in a fatal traffic accident on Monday afternoon. Seventy-seven-year-old George Young was heading to Burrell Boom when he collided into [...]

Complainant No-Shows, Freeing Jafari Castro and Others of Harm Charge

For a few days last August, the beating of university student Kevin Brown on Ambergris Caye on the night of August sixth was all anyone would talk about. Brown was [...]

Ahmad Family to Address Phone Records in Murder Case

Now to another sensational case, the December twenty-eighth murder of Fareed Ahmad in Hattieville. News Five confirmed last week that police had met with Ahmad’s family to go over recently [...]

Minister Acknowledges Mistreatment in 2016 Raid

At the time of the January eleventh meeting between members of the Ahmad family and Police personnel in Belize City, they expressed their remaining displeasure over the rounding up of [...]

Still No Answers in Murder of Jermaine Hyde

The shooting death of thirty-six-year-old Jermaine Curtis Hyde remains an open case for the Belize Police Department whose investigators have made little progress in delving into his murder.  Onion, as [...]

California Belizean “Dreamer” Gets Invite to Trump’s State of the Union Address

U.S. President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union address tonight in Washington. Marking the first year of his presidency, he will deliver the speech at the [...]

Sedi in Washington Too – Will Meet with O.A.S., Guats on Wednesday

While Denea Joseph will sit tonight at the State of the Union, Foreign Minister Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington is also in Washington, D.C., but for a meeting of the Permanent Council [...]

7 Years Later, Former CLICO Policyholders Take Case to C.C.J.

In August of 2009, the local portfolio of the former Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO) was handed over to RF&G Insurance, completing the demise of the company which had sustained [...]

G.O.B. Blamed, but Legislation Provides Immunity

The total liability at the time of the CLICO shutdown was about four million dollars, but the Government is not inclined to pay as the claimants are asking them to. [...]

Man Charged for Chinese Grocery Shop Robbery

Also in the Magistrate’s Court, twenty-two-year-old Joshua Smith of East Collet Canal was read charges of robbery with a firearm for an attack on a Chinese grocery on the opposite [...]

Guat Fishers Held for Plundering Port Honduras Reserve

Two Guatemalan fishermen remain in detention tonight after they were fined in the Punta Gorda Magistrate’s Court over seven thousand dollars for illegally fishing in the Port Honduras Marine Reserve. [...]

Jahleel Lamb is Doing the Right Thing

Another high-schooler was recognized with the ‘Du Di Rait Ting’ award today in Belize City. Eighteen-year-old Jaheel Lamb was a student who misbehaved growing up.  But when he decided to [...]

Belmopan Cops Prison Visit Scares Kids Straight

Today Belmopan police took twenty youth from the capital to the Kolbe Foundation-managed Central Prison at Hattieville, though it was to prevent future crime, not punish offenders. The Officer Commanding [...]

Municipal Campaign Trail: Squaring Off in Benque

At the age of twenty-two, he is thrusting himself into electoral politics to serve his people. This ambitious young man, Cristian Castellanos is attempting to topple a seasoned and trusted [...]

Can the Blues Upset Incumbent in Dangriga?

On Monday, we gave you a brief look at the two mayoral candidates for Dangriga. U.D.P.’s Francis Humphreys is the incumbent, a well-known figure in the town having served as [...]