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A Mennonite Mechanic Perishes in Blue Creek RTA

The fourth fatality occurred in Blue Creek Village, Orange Walk. On Sunday morning, just before six o’clock, Henrich Reimer lost control of his vehicle and overturned several times on the [...]

A Belizean is One of Four Men Murdered in Mexico

Twenty-seven-year-old Hakeem Arzu, a Belizean who relocated to Mexico with his wife, was one of four men who were tortured and killed in Playa del Carmen over the weekend.  Arzu, [...]

Brawl at Agric Ends with Men and Women being Pepper Sprayed

The annual agricultural show is a mass public gathering that attracts huge crowds. This year, it got off to a good start, but on Sunday, police moved in to quell [...]

Body of Guatemalan National Found in Armenia

Just before seven this morning, the body of a Santander employee was discovered in an open lot in Armenia Village on the Hummingbird Highway. It has since been identified as [...]

U.S. National Dies during Snorkelling Trip

A U.S. national also lost her life over the weekend on Ambergris Caye. Lora Brook Peterson was visiting the island and was out on a snorkelling trip at Mexican Rocks [...]

Jayear Flores is Freed of Double Murder of Tyler Savery and Porshan Pipersburgh

Two murder trials fell apart in the Supreme Court today. In the shocking double murders of Porshan Pipersburgh and seven-year-old school boy, Tyler Savery, the accused murderer, twenty-one-year-old Jayear Flores [...]

Lucio Salazar is Freed of 2013 Murder

A man went to a party on May nineteenth, 2013 at Miguel’s Shop in San Pedro where he got into an altercation and never made it back home. In court [...]

7 Female Police Officers Charged for Hairstyles

Seven police female officers have received charge sheets and are to appear before the disciplinary tribunal of the Police Department. They are Aleea Wade, Shantel Berry, Vanessa Kerr, Crystal Morales, [...]

Wasani Castro Fined and Disqualified

Cyclist Wasani Castro has been disqualified from the Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic following a meeting of race commissaires on Friday. Castro was recorded holding on to his team’s [...]

A Sneak Peak at the Horrible Practices of Lion Farming in South Africa

Following a one-year investigation, a documentary has been released on what is called the horrific captive-bred lion farming carried out in South Africa. Lord Michael Ashcroft commissioned investigators to look [...]

Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington Ready for May 8th

May eighth will be a historic day for the country when voters will make a monumental determination on whether or not the territorial claim will be taken to the International [...]

Minister Elrington: “No Hesitance in Spending the Resources that I Have”

And to bring out every single voter will take some serious resources, especially money. Reports are emerging that U.D.P. standard bearers and area representatives are expected to received tens of [...]

AG Breaks Down Rejected Applications at Vital Stats Unit

While attorneys were at court on the interim injunction, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, who has oversight of the Vital Statistics Unit, was holding a press conference at the Biltmore Plaza.  [...]

No More Easy Access to Records Vault at Vital Stats

According to AG Peyrefitte, several persons, including accused murderer William ‘Danny’ Mason may have been able to acquire birth certificates illegally when other employees of the Vital Statistics Unit had [...]

Another Drug Bust at Local Airline

There is yet another report of local airlines being used to transport drugs across the country. The most recent incident occurred on Saturday in San Pedro Town. Around four p.m., [...]

Roaring Creek Resident Injured in Crossfire

A Roaring Creek resident remains in a stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital recovering from a gunshot wound to the head. Thirty-seven-year-old Mervin Young was shot just above [...]

The Weekend Sporting Stats with James Adderley

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

Did Guatemalan Gunboats Block the Entrance of the Sarstoon River?

The Ministry of National Security has issued a release essentially rejecting a claim by the BTV’s Wil Maheia in respect of his attempted visit to the Sarstoon on Thursday. According [...]

P.U.P. says Guatemala Breaking International Law

So while that plays out, the People’s United Party has reacted to the ministry’s release on the incident at the Sarstoon. Party chairman, Henry Charles Usher, told News Five that [...]

I.C.J. Referendum Legal Matters Still Pending

While the Government has set May eight as the new date for the I.C.J. referendum, there are several related cases pending before the courts. On Monday, the Chief Justice is [...]

P.U.P. is I.C.J. Referendum Ready

While we had the P.U.P. Chairman, he was asked about the party’s preparedness for the upcoming I.C.J. referendum. May eighth is twelve days away and it will be a battle [...]

Official Details on Vehicle Fire at Gas Station

A pickup truck was totally destroyed by fire on Thursday in Belize City. The incident happened at a gas station so it caused alarm because of the potential risks to [...]

Family of 12 Needs Help to Rebuild Home

Back in February, a fire in Belize City destroyed two structures that housed a family of twelve, including Virginia Garnett and her triplets.  The family lost everything in the fire [...]

Regular Gas and Kerosene Prices Go Up

Going into the Easter holidays, last Wednesday, the pump price for premium gasoline increased by forty cents; it took the cost up to a whopping eleven dollars and thirty cents [...]

Race Commissaires to Discuss HSCCC Issues and Wasani Castro’s Case

A video posted on social media shows cyclist Wasani Castro being pulled by a pickup truck during this year’s Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic. The video has caused quite [...]