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Rocky Road Affiliate Slain Backa Gungulung

A thirty-two-year-old stevedore of Belize City was executed on Wednesday night. Brian Armstrong spent most of his adult life in prison and according to his family, he had been attempting [...]

Police Say No Suspects As Yet in Murder of Brian Armstrong

When police responded to the call of a barrage of shots being fired in the CET Site area, they found no one in the immediate vicinity, save for Armstrong’s motionless [...]

Santa Cruz Resident Fatally Stabbed During Altercation at Placencia Hotel and Casino

In the peninsula, police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a Santa Cruz resident. The forty-four-year-old was at the Placencia Hotel and Casino along with two of his brothers when [...]

Fatal Accident Claims Life of Ladyville Resident Jordy Bainton

A Ladyville resident left work, but never made it home. Forty-six-year-old Jordy Bainton was riding his bicycle on Chetumal Street when he was run over and crushed by a heavy [...]

Truck Driver is Issued Notice of Intended Prosecution

The family told News Five that the injuries they saw on Jordy Bainton’s body suggest that he had been dragged by the truck before it came to a stop on [...]

Derrick Ramirez Missing at Sea; Family Fears the Worse

Dangriga native Derrick Ramirez has been reported missing, but family members have a strong suspicion that he has been killed. Ramirez was last seen on August fourth at around two [...]

Ramirez’s Family Does Not Believe Details of His Disappearance

Guillermo says that he attempted to locate Hernandez several times after Ramirez’s disappearance but has not been able to locate him. Guillermo is seeking answers to many questions that Hernandez [...]

Police, Coast Guard Search for Derrick Ramirez

Guillermo is asking for Dangriga police to increase their efforts in locating Ramirez. In Belmopan today, Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch Joseph Myvett told the media that law [...]

Ibrahim Smith, Guilty of Murder

There is a murder conviction to report tonight. Twenty-seven-year-old Ibrahim Smith remains behind bars awaiting sentencing for the November 2012 murder of twenty-two-year-old William Francis.  Francis was gunned down inside [...]

GAF Crosses Over Into Belizean Waters at Sarstoon

Over the weekend, a trip to the Sarstoon by SATIIM was completed without interruption from the Guatemalan Armed Forces.  But it was not the case this morning when a small [...]

Fire Destroys Room at San Pedro Hotel

Just after seven on Wednesday night, a fire broke inside a room at Conch Shell Hotel Inn located on the beach front of Barrier Reef Drive in San Pedro Town. [...]

23 New Tourism Police Officers; San Pedro Gets 12!

On June twenty-sixth, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams laid out a plan to the San Pedro community in the wake of the double murder of well-known tour guide Mario Graniel [...]

Commissioner Williams says New Hires for the TPU Should Send Positive Message

Today, we met Commissioner of Police Chester Williams at a graduation ceremony for new recruits in the Tourism Police Unit.  At that ceremony, Commissioner Williams spoke with the media about [...]

Are Police the Next Most Important to God? Commissioner Williams Says So

Commissioner Williams addressed the new recruits today – and that message started out about how tough it is to be a police officer. He told the graduates that they are [...]

National Celebrations Committee Hands Over Cheques to Municipalities

Stakeholders and members of the National Celebrations Committee met on Wednesday to discuss logistics for the activities that will be held countrywide during the course of the next month and [...]

UNHCR Trains Border Officials on Identifying Asylum Seekers

Frontline officials at the western border point received training today organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Refugees Department.  At the session held in San Ignacio, [...]

Healthy Living: How Serious is Dengue? What You Should Know

Even though there has hardly been as much rain as we’d see in the annual rainy season; there is currently an outbreak of dengue in Belize. For anyone who has [...]