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Breaking News: Murder in PG

There is breaking news from the south: just minutes ago, there was a shooting in Punta Gorda. One person is reportedly dead and another injured. We’ll have more on this [...]

A Rally in Support of Cyber Bullying Laws and Teen Victim of Indecent Exposure

The disturbing issue of cyber bullying is finally taking centre stage.  Online bullying is not new, but given two well-known recent cases, it is now taking a sense of urgency, [...]

Is the PM in Contempt of Court When He Targeted a Sitting Judge?

Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s statement aimed at Justice Courtenay Abel at last week’s business forum, has been met with dismay. The People’s United Party is first to publicly interpret it [...]

Micah Responds to Being Benched from CitCo

Councilor Micah Goodin has been benched from his responsibilities with the Belize City Council, following an altercation during which he dressed down City Administrator Stephanie Lindo-Garbutt, before leaving City Hall [...]

Fire Wipes Out the August Family in Santa Elena

A fire completely destroyed a family home in Santa Elena on Saturday.  The house, located at number seven George Price Highway, just before the Hawksworth Bridge, quickly burnt to the [...]

Mayor Trapp Says Structure Had to be Demolished; the Property Belongs to the Council

Just now you heard the August family complain that the structure built in the alleyway impeded the fire-fighters’ access to the burning house. It could have been worst had the [...]

Shooting in Peini in Broad Day

There was a daring mid-morning attack on a residence in Punta Gorda Town earlier today where two men on bicycles opened fire on a home on Queen Street.  Police are [...]

Double Shooting in San Pedro, Columbia Overnight

Hours before that shooting, a pair of men, both residents of San Pedro, Columbia, received gunshot injuries just after midnight, following an altercation during an event in that southern village.  [...]

Cause of Fire at B.A.L. Still Undetermined; Fire Officials Face ‘Challenges’

Almost a month ago, the processing plant at the Belize Aquaculture Limited near Placencia caught fire. The inferno created a menacing black, thick cloud of smoke which could have been [...]

News Five Reporters Take Top Prizes in Competition by the International Organization of Migration

News Five’s Andrea Polanco and Duane Moody clinched the first and second prizes in a competition by the International Organization of Migration. The results were released over the weekend by [...]

An Electrician is Electrocuted in Benque Viejo

An electrician lost his life on Sunday morning when he was shocked to death while welding.  William Vasquez accidentally made contact with a high voltage wire and was electrocuted.  According [...]

Belizean Busted in Burbank for Stealing Batteries

A Belizean woman was arrested by Burbank Police in the U.S. for stealing car batteries. Twenty-seven-year-old Julie Perez and twenty-eight-year-old Long Beach resident Devontie Banner were both arrested for allegedly [...]

Fake Cops Get 1 Year behind Bars

Two alleged fake cops were today convicted in the lower court for a charge of false pretence of an officer. Forty-one-year-old Barrington Slusher was charged along with thirty-four-year-old Dorian Blair; [...]

Edward Conorquie Shot and Left for Dead in Mango Creek

Twenty-two-year-old Edward Conorquie remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H., following an incident over the weekend during which he was shot multiple times near the outskirts of Independence Village, in the south.  [...]

2 Separate Shootings Reported in Belize City

There were two unrelated shooting incidents in the Old Capital over the weekend.  Nelson Gillett reported to police on Friday night that he was accosted by someone he knew.  That [...]

Good Fortune is Robbed at Gunpoint over the Weekend

A pair of armed thieves made off with almost one thousand dollars in various denominations after robbing Good Fortune at gunpoint.  The proprietor of the establishment in the Coney Drive [...]

Scout Association of Belize to Get New HQ

Ground was broken today for a new headquarters for the Scout Association of Belize. The Taiwanese Embassy in Belize handed over a cheque of two hundred thousand Belize dollars that [...]

67-Year-Old Man Needs Your Help

Belize City resident, Wilmore Joseph needs your help. The sixty-seven-year-old man is suffering from several health complications which you would find in many men around his age in Belize. But [...]

B.A.S. Founding Member ‘Meg’ Craig Passes

Founding member of the Belize Audubon Society Alice Margaret Craig passed away this morning.  Craig, who is also the sister of the late George Cadle Price, played a critical role [...]

Are You for a Phase-out Ban of Gillnets?

OCEANA Belize is encouraging individuals, companies and other stakeholders to offer opinions and data relating to the socio-economic and environmental impacts of gillnets. Several groups are calling for the ban [...]

Belizean Journalists Attend ‘Fish School’

Over the weekend, the local media participated in a one-day training workshop entitled “Fish School.” Organized and funded by OCEANA Belize, the training was facilitated by Margot Stiles, Marine Scientist [...]

The Role of Labour in Social Protection

A two-day conference on Social Protection opened today in Belize City. The conference is the second in a four-part series between the Ministry of Human Development and a number of [...]

Collaboration is Key to Help Expand Options for Poor and Vulnerable

Minister of Labour Carla Barnett, along with the World Bank and UNICEF, explains how the different parties involved can collaborate to eliminate the economic vulnerabilities of poverty and deprivation.    [...]

Cuba and the Bahamas Advance in FIBA Qualifier

The National Basketball Team will not advance to the FIBA World Cup Games to be held in 2021. Former NBA player Milton Palacio was brought in to coach the national [...]

James Adderley and the Weekend in Sports

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