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Retired B.D.F. Soldier Myron Martinez Succumbs After Weekend Collision

Retired Belize Defense Force soldier Myron Martinez passed away at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital this afternoon, following a road traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway in the early [...]

Two Suspects Charged for the Murder of Bambino

Police have cracked a recent murder that occurred in Ladyville, Belize District. . Twenty-seven-year-old Jason Garcia and a teenage minor appeared before Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson this morning where they were [...]

Fishermen Meet in Dangriga to Support Gillnet Usage

There are two sides to the use of gillnets. In some quarters the use of the fishing gear is said to be harmful and dangerous but among others, the traditional [...]

One Man Injured in Accident on ‘S Curve’

Ernesto Lewis, better known as ‘Caddy’, was involved in a serious RTA on Tuesday night. His Nissan Altima car was totaled as an eighteen-wheeler crushed it at the Dead Man’s [...]

Another Case of Alleged Police Brutality in Belize City

A News Five team was doing its job at the Mahogany Street police station today when our crew came under attack. It happened when a witness was giving an interview [...]

C.J.C. Celebrates Students’ Outstanding Performance on CAPE Exams

On Tuesday, the names of this year’s brilliant students were released. We start with Liyan Moralez and Randel Pate; both are at the University of the West Indies Saint Augustine [...]

The Top Scorers for the 2019 CSEC Exams

On November twenty-ninth in Independence Village in the south, Moralez and pate will be honoured along with some four hundred plus students including those who sat the CSEC. Edward P. [...]

Edward P. Yorke Fields Top Students for Second Consecutive Year

As we said, all three female students were enrolled at the Edward P. Yorke High School in Belize City. The administration at the school is ecstatic because this is the [...]

No Conclusive Findings in B.T.L. G.S.T. Audit as Yet

An audit by the General Sales Tax Department of B.T.L.’s accounts is yet to be concluded and there is no way of knowing when it will be.  A throve of leaked [...]

Fuel Prices Changing at the Pump

At midnight, there will be another change in the price of fuels.  Kerosene will increase by eleven cents and will sell at seven dollars and fifty-three cents per gallon. Diesel [...]

BELPO Sounds Off on the State of the Macal River

The Belize Institute of Environmental Law and Policy wants answers on the Macal River in the west. BELPO sent out a release this morning to say that they have serious [...]

Police Destroys over 100 Kilo of Drugs on San Pedro

Today San Pedro police destroyed over one hundred kilos of various drugs on Ambergris Caye. The drugs, according to San Pedro police, have accumulated over a couple years. This is [...]

ComPol Williams Explains GSU Raid in Boom

An operation mounted by the Gang Suppression Unit in Burrell Boom Village resulted in one person being shot with a non-lethal round as he attempted to flee from police.  Dean [...]

Meet & Greet on South Street

This afternoon in the vicinity of South Street, officers from the Belize Police Department went door to door meeting with residents of the area.  They were in full force as [...]

What’s Up with the Police Lawsuit Involving the ComPol?

The case involving President of the Police Association Corporal Eldon Arzu will proceed in the Supreme Court in February 2020, but does he have a strong case to present to [...]

Alfonso Mario Ayuso Sentenced to 6 Months for Sexual Assault Conviction

Shopkeeper Alfonso Mario Ayuso, who was found guilty of sexual assault against a female minor, was sentenced to six months behind bars.  Prior to his sentencing, Ayuso begged the court [...]

Armed Robbery at J & A Store in San Ignacio

There was a robbery in San Ignacio on Tuesday afternoon just before one. Police say that two men entered J & A Store on Flaming Avenue and held up the [...]

GIS Expo: “Embracing Digital Transformation”

For those not inclined towards technology, digital transformation means that technology will be used to better serve customers. Now, in education the customers are the students so today as many [...]

UB’s 12th Annual Marketing Expo a Success!

UB’s marketing Expo took place in Belize City today. The expo provides an avenue for enterprising entrepreneurs to turn ideas and concepts into business opportunities. Hundreds gathered for the event [...]

2 Resident Businesses Adopt the Fred Westby Park in the Alberts

The Fred Westby Park, located in the Albert Division, Belize City, has been spruced up with support from two corporate citizens in the division. For decades families have converged at [...]