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Students Vote in Mock I.C.J. referendum

A significant event in the city today was a mock referendum on taking the Guatemalan claim to the International Court of Justice. It all happened at Saint Catherine’s Academy and [...]

3 Foreigners Detained on Suspicion of Credit Card Scam

Police have detained three foreigners suspected of credit card scams carried out at ATM machines across the country. Not much is known about the individuals at this time, but police [...]

Muffles College High School Teacher Asked to Resigned Over Nude Pictures

Nude pictures are at the centre of a dispute between a teacher and the administration of Muffles College High School. News Five has learned from several sources that nude pictures [...]

Tyrone Fitzgibbon is Arraigned and Remanded for Ladyville Arson

Alleged arsonist Tyrone Fitzgibbon has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned on two counts for deliberately setting a house in Ladyville on fire a week ago.  [...]

Corozal Man Rescued from Burning House

A man was rescued from a burning house in northern Belize. Police say the thirty-nine-year-old man was found semi-unconscious inside his house when neighbours ran to help. The wooden and [...]

Investigation Still Ongoing into Burglary at Aragon Senior’s House

Two persons were charged with handling stolen goods in connection with the aggravated burglary that happened at Elodio Aragon Senior’s house last week. Renold Hernandez and Rachel Lawrence were jointly [...]

No Progress in Missing Men’s Case

It’s been one week since forty-eight-year-old Evan Neal has not returned home. The veteran seaman and owner of Mapp Caye went to deliver some groceries for his two workers on [...]

Making the Courts Child-Friendly

Over the years, the number of children who come in contact with the law has increased. Fundamental challenges exist in properly dealing with these types of cases; challenges such as [...]

Sanitation Worker to Stand Trial for Vicious Chopping of Michael Tesecum

Fifty-four-year-old Dennis Bowden has been committed to stand trial at the Supreme Court for the attempted murder of Michael Tesecum, whom he reportedly chopped multiple times on December eighteenth, 2017.  [...]

No More Clues into Anisha’s Disappearance

Earlier this week, the family of missing woman Anisha Young said they believe she is dead. The family indicated that they want to speed up the process of testing the [...]

Anthony Crawford’s Shooting is Gang Related

This week we reported on the shooting of thirty-five-year-old Anthony Crawford. He was shot sometime after nine on Monday night while he was riding his bicycle on Antelope Street Extension. [...]

Multiple Shots Fired at Vehicle; Occupants Escaped Unhurt

ASP Alejandro Cowo also spoke on a shooting on Currasow Street in Belize City which occurred this morning.  Shortly after eight-thirty, hots were fired at a vehicle, but fortunately the [...]

Reciprocity between Us and Them

The relationship between the media and the Belize Police Department is a mutually beneficial arrangement where information is provided to the press in exchange for coverage of the department’s outreach [...]

Sarteneja Village Gets New Health Clinic

Residents of Sarteneja Village are recipients of a new health clinic courtesy of the Government of Belize. The health facility comes at a cost of more than eight hundred thousand [...]

M.O.H. Expands NHI Services in Corozal

A similar inauguration was held this morning in San Pedro-Cristo Rey Village. The health centre is expected to benefit some one thousand four hundred residents. The investments in the primary [...]

A Tale of Two PAC Reports

The Public Accounts Committee, chaired by Cayo South Area Representative Julius Espat, is putting together separate reports to be presented before the National Assembly in the coming weeks.  While a [...]

PAC Chairman’s Report Doesn’t Reflect What Was Discussed – Patrick Faber

Despite being notified that some members of the Public Accounts Committee would not attend the last session, Chairman Espat reportedly went ahead and called a meeting for January tenth.  Deputy [...]

Maya Land Rights Commission Heads Training Workshop in Toledo

Years after a court ruling, preliminary discussions on the development of legislative principles on Maya land and associated rights were held during a two-day training in Punta Gorda.  The sessions [...]

Road Works in Orange Walk to Improve Quality of Life

There are a number of road works taking place in Orange Walk. It is part of the town council’s street infrastructure project for that northern municipality. As Mayor Kevin Bernard [...]

A Skills Training Programme for Single Mothers of Orange Walk East

Bernard is also the P.U.P. standard bearer for the Orange Walk East constituency. He has also been working on a skills training programme that is being offered to single models [...]