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4 Officers are Placed on Interdiction Following the Death of Allyson Major

Four officers have been placed on interdiction following the shooting death of former teacher, Allyson Major Junior.  Major was shot by one of the cops during a police chase that [...]

ComPol Williams Gives Assurances on Special Investigation

This evening the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams met the media, he has been tasked by the Minister of National Security with putting together a special team of investigators to [...]

ComPol Admits to the Use of Excessive Force in Major’s Shooting

As part of the ongoing investigation, Commissioner Williams outlined the steps that will be taken, including a forensic analysis of the bullets fired, to determine who shot and killed Allyson [...]

Curfew Revisited, Parents Will be Held Liable

So, with the spate of unrelated murders that gripped Belize City on Tuesday evening, Commissioner Williams has decided to, with immediate effect, reinstitute a curfew for children which was met [...]

P.U.P. Blasts PM Barrow Over Sanctuary Bay Scandal

The Sanctuary Bay scam is back in the news tonight. First, there is a response from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission which tells News Five that the matter is still [...]

2011 G.O.B. Memo Shows Concessions Afforded to Sanctuary Bay

In November 2012, former C.E.O. in the Ministry of Trade and Investment, Mike Singh, told the Sanctuary Bay investors that the Belizean government stood committed to help develop the project. [...]

F.I.U. Speaks On Sanctuary Bay Land Scam; P.U.P. Calls for the Removal of Joy Grant

In the multitude of documents, the F.T.C. points out that the Financial Intelligence Unit was warned by then Central Bank Governor Glen Ysaguirre, via email, of an ongoing investigation into [...]

Final Submissions Made in the Voir Dire for the Murder Trial of Danny Mason et al

Final submissions were made today by both the prosecution and the defense attorneys in the voir dire in the murder trial of Williams “Danny” Mason et al. D.P.P. herself, Cheryl-Lynn [...]

What’s Next If Court Admits Caution Statement?

The case of the five accused murderers, including Terrence and Keiron Fernandez, Ashton Vanegas as well as William “Danny” Mason and Ernest Castillo, had been on hold for many reasons. [...]

A Teen is Arraigned for Murder of Nixon Pinto

A teenager has been arrested and charged for Tuesday’s murder of Nixon Pinto. Nineteen-year-old Jovi Hernandez, a Honduran national living in the village of Hattieville, was arraigned this evening in [...]

Springfield Farmer Charged for Murder of B.D.F. Volunteer in Armenia

An arrest has been made three and a half months after a murder in Armenia Village, Cayo District; at the time, B.D.F. volunteer soldier Hermelindo Ical was killed. Police now [...]

Educator Loses Life on Philip Goldson Highway

Long time educator and staff member of the Institute of Technical and Vocational Training died in the early hours of this morning.  Roderick Elijio was found dead inside his crashed [...]

Family of Nine is Displaced by Fire in Roaring Creek

A family in Roaring Creek Village has been left homeless following a devastating fire. The blaze consumed the house in which they lived for seventeen long years. It is believed [...]

Opposition Party Defends the Fourth Estate

The allegations made by the Federal Trade Commission against Prime Minister Dean Barrow are so damning that the Prime Minister hired his law firm, Barrow and Williams, to warn that [...]

PM Threatens Lawsuit against P.U.P.’s Vaughn Gill

And the Prime Minister has made good on his warning.  Barrow and Williams has written Vaughn Gill, host of the P.U.P.’s media organ Positive Vibes Radio.  The letter speaks of [...]

P.U.P.’s Cordel Hyde says G.O.B.’s Crime Fighting Strategy Flawed

In a recent statement made on social media, Minister of National Security John Saldivar spoke on crime and perception.  The minister said that murder, burglary, theft, and robbery all declined [...]

P.U.P. Leader says Party Ahead in Village Council Elections

Round four of the village council elections took place this past weekend. It saw the election of thirty-five new village councils across the country.  But there seems to be a [...]

Growing the Future Project Summer Camp A Success!

Today more than two hundred young students from across the country proudly received their certificates for having completed this year’s Growing the Future Project. It is an educational summer camp [...]

Ahmadiyya Basketball League Heads North for Copa Cancun 2019

The Ahmadiyya Basketball League is an athletic movement in Belize that has grown exponentially since it was launched a few years ago.  It has proven to be an effective means [...]

Belize to Improve Cross-Border Trade with Single Window

The World Customs Organization and the Belize Customs Department wrapped up day-four of an all week training for agencies involved in cross-border trade. The event brought together agencies that are [...]

Healthy Living: Summer Slide

Have you ever heard about the summer slide? Well, if you’re a parent of a child on summer break, it’s something you need to know about.  It’s a term used [...]