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Ministry of National Security Reverses Curfew on Vendors

The Belize Police Department has lifted a vendors’ curfew that was introduced a couple days ago. As we’ve reported since the start of this week, street vendors who operate from [...]

COLA Condemns Police’s Curfew for Late Night Vendors

The reinvigorated Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, COLA, has jumped on the matter. The grassroots organization has been monitoring the situation and according to President Shawn Saldano, the only [...]

Belize Upgrade to Tier 2 in U.S. Department of State’s 2019 TIP Report

Belize is making progress in its fight against trafficking in persons and the U.S. Department of State has taken notice. In the 2019 U.S. Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons [...]

Major Drug Bust in Orange Walk

There was a major drug bust on Wednesday night in Orange Walk. Personnel from the Belize Customs Department were conducting routine patrols when they intercepted a pickup truck containing ten [...]

Investigation Continues into Deadly Beating of Nestor Vasquez Jr.

The Commissioner of Police also gave an update on the deadly beating of Nestor Vasquez Junior. The sixty-year-old mental health patient was in police custody when he was fatally attacked [...]

A Body is Discovered near Swallow Caye

CIB and coastguard personnel have been dispatched to Swallow Caye where the lifeless body of an unidentified male was discovered floating in the sea late this evening.  The corpse which [...]

Stabbed over a Cigarette, Abraham Leslie in Critical Condition

Abraham Leslie remains in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was stabbed on Monday afternoon. Just before three p.m., Ladyville police were called out to [...]

A Near Fatal Accident at the Airport Road Junction

Also in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. is Jeremy McLaughlin. McLaughlin was riding a motorcycle on the Philip Goldson Highway when he collided with a vehicle near the intersection [...]

Did Guatemalan Minor Attempt to Flee Accident Scene?

Eight-year-old Gabriella “Gaby” Corales will be laid to rest on Friday. The standard-two student of Our Lady of Guadalupe RC School in Belmopan was knocked down and killed on Tuesday [...]

Are Melvin Montesino and Silverio Cal Dead?

Where are Melvin Montesino and Silverio Cal? The two men went missing one week ago when they headed to the north side of Ambergris Caye on a motorcycle. Despite several [...]

U.S. Captain Ordered to Pay $30K for Damages to the Reef

On May thirtieth the forty-foot sailboat “Shambella” grounded on the Belize Barrier Reef. On board was US national James Garreth, along with a German National. News Five has confirmed that [...]

A New Driver’s License is Coming Our Way

Belize is preparing for the introduction of a new driver’s license system.  With financial and technical assistance from the Taiwanese government, a new driver’s license will be created and it [...]

Pump Prices of 3 Fuel Products to Decrease

As of midnight tonight, three fuel products will see a notable decrease. Premium gasoline will decrease by forty-one cents. The new price will be eleven dollars and thirteen cents per [...]

Belize National Team Gets a New Coach

The Belize National Football Team has a new coach. He is thirty-four-year-old Vincenzo Alberto Annese from Italy. The coach, according to the F.F.B., has extensive coaching experience that spans from [...]

Belize and Taiwan Signs M.O.U. and Unveil Commemorative Stamps

Today, Belize and Taiwan held a short ceremony to unveil three commemorative stamps and sign an M.O.U. to improve the postal services in Belize. The three stamps are designed to [...]

Postal Services Upgrades to Benefit Customers

So, what does this M.O.U. mean for postal services in Belize and for the users of this service? Postmaster General James Gabriel says this boost comes at a critical juncture [...]

Day of the Seafarer: “I am onboard with Gender Equality

June twenty-fifth is recognized annually across the world as the “Day of the Seafarer.” This year’s theme is “I am onboard with Gender Equality.” It is used to raise awareness [...]

Belize Youth Challenge Graduates 31 Cadets

Today, thirty-one young men from across the country proudly marched up to receive their recognition and award for having successfully completed the 2019 Belize Youth Challenge. The initiative is modeled [...]

Healthy Living: International Yoga Day

This Sunday at ten-thirty a.m., yoga enthusiasts from across the country will synchronize their practice in honour of International Yoga Day. Healthy Living has all the details about this annual [...]