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Police Officers Testify to Finding Severed Head of Pastor Lue

New details were revealed today in day two of the Danny Mason trial. Mason and four others are facing murder charges for the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas and the [...]

Andrew Willoughby Gets Life Imprisonment for the Murder of Eleven-Year-Old Student

In Belize City, Andrew Willoughby was sentenced to life in prison by Justice Marilyn Williams for the May 2012 murder of Muslim Primary School student, eleven-year-old Daniel Matura, who was [...]

P.U.C. and Speednet Continue Legal Spar over Spectrum Fees

The Public Utilities Commission and Speednet Communications, the parent company of SMART, were back in court today. The case revolves spectrum fees which the P.U.C. is charging Speednet. In 2016, [...]

P.U.C. Says Speednet Must Pay

P.U.C.’s Attorney Senior Counsel Fred Lumor says that since Speednet was reportedly issued a license in 2013, it has been benefiting and should pay what it owes. Lumor says that [...]

ComPol on Crash Landed Drug Plane in Mexico

Mexican authorities continue to investigate the crash landing of a drug plane in fields near San Pedro Peralta, located south of Quintana Roo, Mexico. The pilot remains in a critical [...]

Security Guard Shot by Would-Be Robbers at Prosser Fertilizers

A sixty-four-year-old security guard remains hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital recovering from gunshot wounds to the buttocks and leg. He was shot by four robbers who gained access [...]

Health Officials Shut Down Holy Angels School Building

Holy Angels Roman Catholic School, along the Stann Creek Valley in Pomona Village, is asking for the public’s help tonight. For some years now, the school has been tackling a [...]

Fuel Prices Go Up for a Sixth Time

At midnight tonight, motorists will be hit it the pocket again. That is because on the heels of an increase in fuel price on February twenty-seventh, the sixth hike for [...]

Alleged Criminal and Former Mexican Politician Hiding in Belize

The former municipal president of Othón P. Blanco in Yucatan, Eduardo Elías Espinosa, is a fugitive and Mexican authorities believe he is in Belize. Online Mexican newspapers report that Espinosa [...]

Did ComPol Chester Williams Renege on Promises Made to Officers

In the aftermath of his accession as Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams held meetings with the department about his plans to revert to eight-hour shifts after more than six years [...]

12 Hour Shifts, a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Another promise was that officers would work a reduced forty-five-hour week if the new schedule was accepted. News Five has been informed that a survey on the shift is being [...]

OW Man Critical at K.H.M.H.

A man from Orange Walk Town is in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. His identity has not been officially established by police, but he was reportedly [...]

Police Association & ComPol Go to Court over Tenure of Assc. Prez

Next week Thursday, a claim brought by the Belize Police Association against Commissioner of Police Chester Williams goes before Justice Shona Griffith. The claim is in relation to a move [...]

The Accountability of the Belize Police Association

As it relates to the accountability of the Belize Police Association, we’ve reported that the top brass of the department has intervened and made requests to the association for an [...]

U.S. Human Rights Report Alleges Corruption by Government

On Tuesday, the government had to defend the blacklisting of Belize by the European Union as a Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes. Today, the Human Rights Report by the U.S. [...]

Jilted Investors Ask to Intervene in FTC’s Belize Real Estate Suit

In 2018, the Federal Trade Commission revealed what it calls “the largest overseas real estate investment scam” and unfortunately for Belize, the scammers used its name and landscape to attract [...]

Arenal Villagers Complete Agro-Ecological Capacity Building Exercise

Twenty-four residents of Arenal Village along the Western Border today gladly accepted certificates for their participation on agro-ecological capacity building exercises. The training was conducted by Friends for Conservation and [...]

Police Women Rising Above Circumstances; Inspiring and Innovating Change

The number of women in the police department is still on the low side, but that may improve now that the department is planning to recruit women to join its [...]

Major Development Coming to Lake Independence Boulevard

There is an open call for businesses to submit ideas and plans for the development of a large tract of barren land in the vicinity of Lake Independence Boulevard.  To [...]

Strong Showing at the Belize District’s Preschool Festival of Arts

The Preschool Festival of Arts for the Belize District kicked off this week and culminated in a star studded show of talent and skill. The preschoolers have been showcasing their [...]