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12-year-old and Adult Latest Gun Victims of the City

There was a double murder on Wednesday night in the city in which the life of a twelve-year-old student was abruptly cut short on Pregnant Alley in the Mesopotamia Division. [...]

Shooting in Twilight of Nomination Day on Police Street

The gun violence was not contained to Pregnant Alley. Two more city residents were injured in a shooting in the Lake Independence area. Emerson Garnett and Houston Apolonio were on [...]

1 dead, 2 Injured in Mysterious Orange Walk Altercation

Police are tonight investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Orange Walk Town earlier today.  It is alleged that an individual identified as forty-six-year-old Ariel Audinette was [...]

Fire Claims 2 Houses in Frederick Street

Back to the city where even as police were processing the crime scene at Pregnant Alley, a fire broke just off Hyde’s Lane in the city. It started at a [...]

Area Rep and Sports Council Member Clash over Buttonwood Bay Park

Caribbean Shores area representative Kareem Musa, and fellow attorney and member of the National Sports Council Orson J. Elrington, are front and center of an odd dispute over the basketball [...]

Belize Protests as Guat Soldiers Nab Fellow Citizen in our Territory

More details of an arrest made by Guatemalan soldiers in Belizean territory are emerging, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that they were not approached for assistance. The [...]

Dr. Adrian Coye Resigns as K.H.M.H. C.E.O.

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority will be looking for a new C.E.O. due to the resignation of Doctor Adrian Coye. According to a release, Coye handed in his resignation [...]

Jermaine Grant Charged in Caye Caulker Brawl

Turning to the courts…Caye Caulker resident Jermaine Grant is accused of attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and dangerous harm against Jamal Bennett following a stabbing incident on [...]

Delay in Andrew Bennett Extradition Case

Attorney Andrew Bennett, accused by U.S. authorities of money laundering in Puerto Rico, was due back in court for the continuation of his extradition hearing. A D.E.A. agent alleges that [...]

Sharon Pitts Headed to Mediation for Land Compensation; Will Andre Vega Follow?

There is a significant development tonight after months of silence concerning the infamous Haulover Bridge land compensation case which exploded in 2016, costing former Minister of Natural Resources Gaspar Vega [...]

Titan Case Headed to C.C.J.

Also before the Caribbean Court of Justice is Titan International Securities, which is suing the Government in respect of a raid of their Matalon Business Center offices on Coney Drive [...]

P.U.P. Touts People-Centered Manifesto for CitCo Election

Coming off from a massive national convention and Wednesday’s successful nomination of mayor and councilor candidates, the People United Party launched the Belize City manifesto today.  The event took place [...]

City Mayoral Candidates Take Bliss Stage for U.B. Forum/Debate

Fresh from being nominated, Belize City’s four mayoral candidates attended a special forum organized by the University of Belize on Wednesday evening at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. [...]

Why Are So Many in Danger of Leaving School?

The Ministry of Education and UNICEF collaborated for the Out of School Children Initiative. The aim is to improve the analysis of factors affecting the exclusion of children from education, [...]

G.O.B. Insists It’s Taking Communal Land Rights Seriously

Solicitor General Nigel Hawke was a busy man at the court’s environs today, with cases before the Caribbean Court of Justice and Magistrate’s Court. The latter is the aborted return [...]

SolGen Says No Early Solution as Yet

But is three years too long to still not have implemented the Consent Order, especially for Maya communities that have waited nearly a generation? Hawke told us the Court understands [...]

Maya to be a Part of Referendum Campaign

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has apologized to the Maya communities of the south for an alleged breach of privacy committed by self-avowed agents of the Government. The Maya Leaders [...]

D.P.P. Now Leads the Bar

At its executive meeting on Wednesday night, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl-Lynn Vidal moved up as new the president of the association where she was serving as VP. From [...]

Belize to Address Key Treaty Obligations

This afternoon there was a closing ceremony for a three-day Treaty Body Capacity Building Program for state officials which began on Tuesday. Later this year, Belize is internationally obliged to [...]

Foreign Affairs to Meet with Civil Society

Participants received their certificates from C.E.O. in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pat Andrews, who stood in for Minister Wilfred Elrington. He told News Five that the government is taking [...]

Healthy Living: Caring for Your Heart

Not because Valentine’s Day is over means that all the talk about your heart should stop. In fact, it is always a good time to talk about the health of [...]