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Investigation Into Faber’s Road Horror Continues, Charges for Samuel August Still Pending

The killing of five-year-old Samir August and his grandmother, Louise Young, continues as a death and not murder investigation at this time. Samuel August Senior, who rammed a backhoe into [...]

Romario Pech Found Not Guilty, Released from Mexican Jail

After sitting in a Mexican jail for seventeen months, tonight Yo Creek resident Romario Pech is a free man. News Five has confirmed that Pech is on his way to [...]

Midtown Restaurant is Robbed on Halloween Day, Thieves Net a Significant Haul

A pair of thieves struck Midtown Restaurant and Bar on Wednesday evening, robbing a manager of almost twenty-five thousand dollars in jewelry, cash, cell phones and other personal items.  According [...]

M.O.E. Says Students Stand to Lose the Most from B.N.T.U.’s National Demonstration

B.N.T.U. branch presidents returned to their respective districts following Wednesday’s announcement that come November seventh, there will be a national demonstration in the nation’s capital. Today, students were sent home [...]

Education C.E.O. Says Teachers Responsible to Apply for Commuting Allowance

Another bone of contention for which the union says it is prepared to seek legal recourse is in respect of a decision purportedly made by the Ministry of Education to [...]

Police Say Burnt Vehicle Belonged to Felina James

Albert Steven Moreira, believed to be Felina James’ killer, was arraigned for the crime of murder when he appeared in the magistrate’s court on Wednesday.  The B.D.F. soldier was reportedly [...]

Trick or Treat, Money or Cell Phones

While many were out trick or treating on Halloween night, a group of men decided to use their masks for more than just a scare.  They entered El Paso Junior [...]

Manuel Espinosa Drowned in the Haulover Creek

The lifeless body of Manuel Espinosa was retrieved from the Haulover Creek last weekend.  While it is the name given to him by others who know him, investigators are trying [...]

Mother and Daughter Knocked Down in Corozal Town

A six-year-old girl is seriously injured and remains in a critical condition at the Northern Regional Hospital after being knocked down in Corozal Town.  Destiny Williams and her mother Devonie [...]

A Police Booth to Oversee Matron Roberts Health Center

A police booth was opened today near Matron Roberts Centre in Belize City to serve as a deterrent to crime. The police presence in one of the City’s hot spots [...]

The University of Belize in Financial Trouble

The nation’s university is spending more than what is earns. That’s the revelation made today by President Professor Clement Sankat.  Sankat presented the university’s 2016-2017 Annual Report and Financial Audited [...]

G.O.B. Plans to Increase Subventions to UB

As Professor Sankat explained, the main sources of revenue for the university are tuition, fees, and government subventions. Sankat says that the university has commenced making efforts to tighten the [...]

Opposition Leader John Briceño Takes on Prime Minister Dean Barrow

It’s been tit for tat between Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the Leader of the Opposition John Briceño on the latter’s proposal to legalize marijuana, an issue that has been [...]

P.U.P. Leader Sticks to his Position on Marijuana Legalization

On the matter of marijuana legalization, one of the points raised by Prime Minister Dean Barrow as to why government does not support it has to do with the reaction [...]

Learning About Copyright Laws

The protection of original works by audio visual artists was the focus of a seminar on Wednesday in Belize City. The National Institute of Culture and History gathered professionals and [...]

Impressive Statistics for Tourist Arrivals

The Belize Tourism Board has released impressive statistics for tourist arrivals up to the third quarter of 2018.  Since the beginning of the year, there have been over three hundred [...]

Belize Among Countries That Reject U.S. Embargo on Cuba

Countries voted overwhelmingly today to reject the U.S. embargo on Cuba. A resolution presented by Cuba is titled “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Embargo imposed by the [...]

A Gender Sensitive Training for the Judiciary

Today, the members of the judiciary were away from the courts, as they converged at the Radisson for a training workshop to strengthen the courts in Belize and the rest [...]

A Case of Sex Versus Gender

The training will look at model guidelines for sexual offense cases in the Caribbean region and improving the treatment of survivors relating to family law and gender-based violence cases.  Chief [...]

Red Cross Officials Receive Training in Psychosocial Support

The Belize Red Cross is known for its relief efforts in the wake of disasters and tragedies. But what many do not know is that the worldwide non-profit organization offers [...]