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A Teenager is Arraigned for the Manslaughter of Ana Villanueva

Nineteen-year-old Zena Armstrong is out on bail tonight, following the stabbing death of Ana Villanueva in Corozal Town over the weekend. Armstrong was arraigned for one count of manslaughter, for [...]

A Watchman is Injured During an Aggravated Burglary at a Farm Outside of Belmopan

A watchman from San Ignacio is at home recovering from injuries he sustained during an aggravated burglary at his place of work just outside of Belmopan. On Tuesday morning, Juan [...]

No Charges Against Andrew Caliz in Death of Francisca Duarte

An investigation into the shooting death of thirty-one-year-old Francisca Caceres Duarte, a Honduran national who was killed in the predawn hours of Tuesday, remains open.  Punta Gorda police are yet [...]

Tourism Minister Says Boat Explosion Caused by Overfilled Gas Tanks

An explosion on Sunday, May fifth at the Ocean Ferry Water Taxi terminal in Belize City claimed the lives of eight-year-old Kimberly Melisa Guy and ten-year-old Jamiri Yasmin Guy. The [...]

Tourist Injured in Belize Flown Out for Life Saving Surgery

Belize is getting a bad reputation on the international stage for not having adequate medical equipment to save a tourist’s life. A little over a week ago, U.S. tourist nineteen-year-old [...]

Kolbe C.E.O. Says Trend of Prison Escapes Broken

On April thirtieth, an inmate lost his life while trying to escape from the Belize Central Prison.  Nineteen-year-old Kevin Moore, a resident of Punta Gorda was shot and killed by [...]

Prison Escapee Christian Neal Remains at Large

Christian Neal is one of three inmates at the Belize Central Prison who managed to escape from detention last Tuesday.  Neal, a resident of San Ignacio, was serving time for [...]

Is Albert Area Rep Tracy Panton Weighing Her Chances at the U.D.P. Leadership?

During the weekly cabinet meeting on Tuesday, it was expected that politics would have been at the centre of the discussions. That presumption came on the heels of several social [...]

Who Will Tracy Panton Support as Caribbean Shores U.D.P. Standard Bearer?

As we’ve reported, three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring to represent the United Democratic Party in the upcoming general elections. Leila Peyrefitte, Lee Mark Chang and Santiago [...]

G.O.B. Approves PSA for Canadian Company to Explore for Oil in Northwest Belize

An online report is announcing that the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce has approved a production sharing agreement with Fire Creek [...]

A Prison Courthouse to Connect Inmates to the Judiciary

A new courthouse was inaugurated this morning at the Belize Central Prison where inmates will now be able to connect directly with the Supreme Court and the magistrate’s court from [...]

Local Bus and Taxi Operators Meet with Cabinet Ministers

Local taxi and bus operators met today with Minister of Transport Edmond Castro and his cabinet colleague, Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior in Belize City. Minister Castro first met [...]

Minister Castro Explains Granting of Licenses to Guatemalan Bus Companies

In March, Minister of Transport Edmond Castro issued licenses to two Guatemalan-registered companies, Linea Dorado and Fuente del Norte, to transport passengers to and from Guatemala and Belize City.  This [...]

Bus, Taxi Operators Hopeful That Issues Will be Addressed

Speaking of behalf of operators was Chairman of the Bus Terminal Market Square Taxi Cooperative Mark Humes and President of the Belize Bus Association Thomas Shaw. Both men said that [...]

Belize, Caribbean in Danger as Sargassum Invasion will be Much Worse

In 2018, News Five took a look at the crippling effects of sargassum, a brown, foul and invasive microalga. In October of last year, the Ministry of Tourism and the [...]

UNICOMER Belize’s First Broadening Horizons Graduating Class

The first cohort of UNICOMER’s Broadening Horizons program received certificates today for successfully completing six weeks of business skills training. Broadening Horizons is an entrepreneurship program that seeks to help [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Lends Financial Support to Albert CARE Centre

The Republic of China (Taiwan) made a donation of thirty thousand dollars today to the Albert Division, specifically its Action Committee for the development of a CARE Centre on the [...]

Belize Observes International Day of Families

Belize joined the rest of the world today to observe International Day of Families. The day is used to shine light on the importance of families and their role in [...]

El Pilar Itinerant Photo Exhibit Arrives At Leo Bradley Library

The El Pilar Itinerant Photo Exhibit is on display at the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City. The exhibition features photos, literature, and ethnobotany celebrating the El Pilar Archaeological Reserve [...]