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I.C.J. Referendum Set for April 10, 2019

Late this evening, the Government of Belize announced that it has set the date for Belize’s decision on taking the dispute arising from Guatemala’s claim to Belize’s land and insular [...]

Ex-Mayor: We Can Document What We Did

Former Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley came out swinging today, after remaining quiet in the face of questionable city council spending that have since been exposed by his successor.  Last [...]

Darrell Bradley Insists Father Joe Signed for No Tab at Chon Sing

The tab at Chon Sing Restaurant which came up to roughly six thousand dollars, according to Bradley, is a blatant falsehood.  He says that for payment to have been approved, [...]

Former Mayor Maintains Stance on Tenure for Administrators

While he dismissed the allegation that it was indeed Joe Bradley who racked up a hefty food and beverage bill nearby, former Mayor Darrell Bradley also spoke candidly on the [...]

New Mayor Questioned Administrator’s Contract and Salary

During last Thursday’s presentation, Mayor Wagner went on record to state that in spite of all the financial mismanagement taking place at City Hall during the previous term, the city [...]

Ex-City Mayor Holds Firm

When asked about the city administrator’s contract extension and raise of pay, Bradley told News Five that he believes in remuneration based on ability.  But when pressed with the present [...]

Councilor Micah Goodin at Odds with Mayor Bernard Wagner?

Is there discontent brewing at City Hall over Mayor Wagner’s leadership style?  Earlier today, outspoken councilor Micah Goodin, in a social media post, expressed his dissatisfaction in the municipal leader.  [...]

‘Peacemaker’ Teen Stabbed Dead Over Weekend

A teenager was stabbed and killed over the weekend just around the corner from his house. Fifteen-year-old Arkel August was seriously injured on Saturday evening and by Sunday night he [...]

Gaspar Vargas Stabbed Dead in San Pedro this Evening

There was also a mid-afternoon stabbing murder in San Pedro today which claimed the life of a fifty-seven-year-old construction worker of the San Mateo area of the island. Around two- [...]

Hattieville Man Dies after Accident Caused by Fleeing Alleged Drug Smugglers

One person is dead and three others were severely injured in a traffic mishap which police say was apparently caused when they tried to avoid a vehicular checkpoint. At the [...]

Former Couple in Hospital after New Flame Wields Knife

Twenty-one-year-old Jefferson Jacobo, a Salvadoran national, is behind bars after an altercation with his girlfriend and her ex-partner. Jacobo was this morning read charges of one count of attempted murder, [...]

Crime Being Exported from Old Capital

You’ve probably noticed, but there haven’t been that many murders in Belize City since Regional Commander Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett took over in Region One in March. He has put [...]

Suspect Sought in City for Dangriga Murder

Police are still puzzling over Friday morning’s murder of Gabriel Tex Laurie Junior in the Wagierale area of Dangriga Town.  The forty-two-year-old was found seated inside the living room of [...]

Shopkeeper’s Accused Murderer is a Minor

Meanwhile, police have made an arrest for Thursday’s murder in San Pedro. Twenty-five-year-old Honduran national Reniery Figueroa Garcia, owner of Dicky’s Store in the San Mateo area, was shot to [...]

B.T.V., Guats, B.D.F. Come Together in Sarstoon for Treaty Anniversary

Today, April thirtieth, is the anniversary of the signing of the 1859 Anglo-Guatemalan Treaty which was intended to establish borders between the Belize Settlement, run by Britain, and Guatemala. Among [...]

48-Hour Reprieve as Some Squatters Leave Mount Pleasant Creek

The fourteen days notice given to squatters within the Mount Pleasant Creek Reserve area elapsed on Sunday.  Today, the Belmopan City Council, Belmopan Police and Human Development went back to [...]

I.D.B. Plans Coaches Training to Help Keep Violence Down

Two Inter-American Development Bank consultants are in Belize doing an assessment for Region One of Eastern Division in an effort to reduce violence through sports. The bank has provided funding [...]

Police Welcome More Help for Region One

Consultants Arimany and Claude Magnifico met with the regional commander, Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett, at a breakfast meeting at the Princess Hotel. Having taken command on March nineteenth, Gillett has [...]

The Sights and Sounds of the National Agriculture and Trade Show

“Let’s Get Growing” was the theme for this year’s National Agriculture and Trade Show held in Belmopan over the weekend. The total figures are not in as yet, but thousands [...]

Civic Ready for Grand Opening with all-City Basketball Showdown

The Civic Center is officially opening its doors to the Belizean public tonight for a much talked about showdown between the Smart Belize Hurricanes and the Belize City Defenders.  It’s [...]

Halftime Will Rock to Belizean Artists

Garth Guthrie has also been working tirelessly to ensure that tonight’s entertainment is technically sound.  He has been busy tweaking and fine-tuning details such as sound and lighting.  He speaks [...]

A Sporting Review of the Weekend

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities….]

Family Grieves in San Pedro as Killers Slay San Mateo Shopkeeper

There are two murders to report tonight that occurred within fourteen hours of each other; one in San Pedro and the other in Dangriga. We start tonight’s newscast with the [...]

In Dangriga, Death Came for Gabriel Laurie at Home

Another Dangriga resident was murdered today, making it the second homicide in that municipality over the past three days.  While both incidents may not be related, investigators are tonight piecing [...]

Referendum Push Gets Underway with Visit to Cayo

Guatemala completed a successful referendum on taking the Guatemalan claim to Belize to the International Court of Justice two weeks ago. A super-majority of voters said yes, but soon it [...]