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Drug Destruction, 41 Bales of Cocaine Go Up In Smoke

As much as sixty million dollars worth of cocaine went up in billowing smoke today.  The drugs contained in more than forty parcels were ceased by the police in one [...]

Businessman Mike Menjivar Shares Encounter with Police

Meanwhile, Mike Menjivar says that he was unaware of what was happening in front of him. In fact, he was on his way to Melchor De Mencos when his vehicle [...]

Persons Detained for the Murder of Adamir Choc

Investigations into the murdered young woman from the San Martin area of Belmopan, Adamir Choc, have produced a possible break in the case. There is word that three persons are [...]

Drive-by Shooting Leaves One Man Injured

Thirty-one-year-old Joseph Rowland was shot in the buttocks last night. It happened at Rowland’s residence on Pelican Street, Belize City. Police say that Rowland was with a customer for whom [...]

Caught on Video: Suspected Robber Pursued and Captured

An alleged robber or would-be robber is detained.  It all played out in the streets of the city and captured on video. The incident is said to have happened this [...]

Cop Claims He Was Assaulted by Minister Castro and His Son

There is an allegation tonight against a minister and his son by a police corporal. The corporal, Christopher Smith, who believes he was doing his duty, allegedly came under attack [...]

Is Gapi In or Out in OW North?

The United Democratic Party is yet to name a new candidate to fill the void in the Orange Walk North constituency, following the abrupt resignation of Standard Bearer Homero Novelo [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Responds to Criticism Following Crude Remarks

Outspoken U.D.P. Chairman Alberto August is under fire for what many believe was an insensitive remark made following the murder of nineteen-year-old Adamir Choc.  The comment came in a recent [...]

An Update on I.C.J. Developments

Things have been fairly quiet since the historic decision, following a referendum on May eighth, to proceed to the International Court of Justice to settle the longstanding territorial dispute between [...]

Tourist Dies During Snorkeling Tour at Rendezvous Caye

A snorkeling tour goes wrong at Rendezvous Caye this morning as an elderly tourist lost her life.  According to reports, thirteen tourists were on a snorkeling trip at the caye [...]

#GeorgePrice@100 Exhibit Launched

At Saint John’s College Art Center this afternoon, an exhibit was launched to honour the father of the nation, George Price. Price led the country to Independence and would have [...]

Increased Mercury Levels in the Macal River; Fish Not Safe for Consumption

The New River up north is contaminated and is having negative effects on the population, though there are signs that the river is recovering.  In the west, increased levels of [...]

Belizeans to Enjoy 2 Days Off for the Independence Celebration

There is clarity as to the holidays in observance of Independence Day. Government has announced that Saturday, September twenty-first is a public and bank holiday. Independence Day is normally observed [...]

Over 1,900 Clinical Confirmed Cases of Dengue in Belize

The number of confirmed dengue cases in the region continues to grow and in Belize, since the start of the year, there are currently one thousand nine hundred plus clinically [...]

A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Address Dengue

But with the rains starting and school in session, the Ministry of Health is in discussion with other ministries and stakeholders to ensure that the population that is being affected [...]

National Financial Inclusion Strategy Launched

A four-year plan on financial inclusion for the country was launched earlier this week with support from the World Bank Group. The plan defines and identifies opportunities so that persons [...]

Citrus Industry to be Affected by Devastating Drought

In July, News Five reported on the constant decline in production in the citrus industry. Several factors such as a citrus disease and less investment influenced the decline and tonight drought [...]

Effective Microorganisms Can Help Heal the New River

As the Department of the Environment continues to implement measures and monitor the progress of the New River for over a week, there is information emerging about one measure that [...]