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Married Couple Perishes in Traffic Accident

As many as six persons died in traffic accidents, making the past weekend one of the deadliest on the highways. The deaths were reported in southern, central and western Belize.  [...]

Belize City Man Knocked Down and Killed on Hummingbird Highway

In the south, Carlos Larios was knocked down and killed on Friday night. It happened between miles twenty-five and twenty-six on the Hummingbird Highway. The twenty-six-year-old Belize City resident was [...]

16-year-old Knocked Down and Killed in Santa Cruz Village

The youngest victim in the spate of traffic fatalities is sixteen-year-old Jose Marquez. The Santa Cruz Village was knocked down between miles twenty and twenty-one on the Southern Highway as [...]

Motorcyclist Killed in Head on Collision in Scotland Halfmoon

From the south to the Belize District where two separate fatal traffic accidents claimed the lives of a father of one and a young woman. A collision involving yet another [...]

Couple on Motorcycle Crash into Concrete Barrier; Young Woman Dies

The second traffic fatality in the Belize District occurred just before six p.m. on Sunday. A couple travelling on a motorcycle collided into a concrete barrier near the construction site [...]

Budget Debate Kicks Off to Little Fanfare

Day-one of the budget debate got underway this morning and will continue on Tuesday, Government has a week before the end of the financial year on March thirtieth and the [...]

No Contractor General and No Auditor General’s Report on BIL

The Office of the Contractor General has remained vacant since 2018, when government chose not to renew its agreement with Godwin Arzu who failed to submit six annual reports during [...]

Patrick and Said Spar over Budget

Never one to pass on an opportunity to land a few solid jabs on his political opponents, former Prime Minister Said Musa also went in on government for its infrastructure-heavy [...]

Francis Fonseca: “Where is the reduced fuel prices?”

Former Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca, after reviewing the budget for the approaching fiscal year, criticized government for failure to reduce the exorbitant cost of fuel, a campaign promise that dates [...]

Said Musa: What’s Up With Foreign Affairs?

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed by Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington, was not spared the sharp wit of former prime minister Said Musa who, in his casual humour, took square aim [...]

Protest at Holy Angels! Teachers, Parents & Students Demand Catholic Management to Assist

Earlier in the month, News Five broke the story of a growing infestation problem and decaying structures at Holy Angels RC School in Pomona Village. For several years, the teachers [...]

Belize City Resident Anthony Carballo Charged for San Pedro Double Murder

On the crime blotter…A resident of Tigris Street in Belize City was arraigned in San Pedro Magistrate’s Court today for the double murder of Deon Faber and Allen Martinez that [...]

Alexander Ruiz is Finally Charged for Murder

Twelve days after the murder of Luis Cabrera Junior in Punta Gorda, his alleged killer is hauled before the court and arraigned for murder. Over the weekend, thirty-seven-year-old Alexander Ruiz [...]

An Off Duty Officer is Assaulted & His Serviced Weapon Stolen

An off duty cop was assaulted in Belize City around three o’clock on Saturday morning. The entertainment strip was buzzing with activity as Police Constable Mark Martinez was driving his [...]

ComPol Chester Williams says Police President is Disrespectful

On Friday, a case was brought against Commissioner of Police Chester Williams from within the ranks of the police department. Corporal Eldon Arzu, the President of the Police Association is [...]

Police to Start Safety Tips and Road Rules Campaign for Motorcyclists

There were six road fatalities this weekend and four of those accidents involved motorcycles. The road traffic accidents are not new, but there has been a rise in accidents in [...]

Fire in Jane Usher Boulevard Area! Wooden Home Destroyed

There was a fire earlier this afternoon in Belize City. The blaze completely destroyed a family home on JR Street in the Jane Usher Boulevard area just before two. It [...]

A Seminar for Gender-Based Violence Reporting and Monitoring

A gender-based violence seminar was held today in Belize City. The purpose of the event was to discuss and share ways to enhance the reporting, monitoring and surveillance of gender-based [...]

The Weekend in Sports

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