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Trial Farm Village Councillor Dies in Boat Collision at Sea

The body of Oscar Cornel, a councillor with the Trial Farm Village Council in Orange Walk, was discovered floating after midday today. Cornel was missing at sea since Thursday evening [...]

Marillin Cornel on Fatal Boat Accident; Mario Rosales Survives

Cornel’s sister, Marillin Cornel told News Five that Oscar was with her common-law-husband, Mario Rosales, who captained the small boat. Marillin says she became worried when hours had passed and [...]

A Marine Casualty Investigation Underway in Wake of Fatal Boat Accident

A marine casualty investigation team is on the ground to determine what transpired in the fatal collision at sea. But even as that investigation is ongoing, Operations Officer at the [...]

Teen Burglars Shot by Police on Christmas Day

There was an officer-involved shooting in Belize City on Christmas Day which resulted in two sixteen-year-old boys receiving varying degrees of injuries to their lower extremities.  Lionel Gordon and Denver [...]

Daniel Bennett is Shot in the Mouth on Christmas Day

Twenty-three-year-old Daniel Bennett was also injured on Christmas Day around midday.  The resident of Ramos Street was shot in the left side of the mouth while socializing on Mopan Street.  [...]

Shooting Leads to Police Chase

Just after midnight on Thursday, Belize City police were called to a bar on Newtown Barracks where they met forty-two-year-old Darrell Ramclam who reported that he was shot at. According [...]

Why was UB Lecturer Murdered?

Fifty-seven-year-old Anthony Edward Brown was found murdered inside his home in Eldridgeville, Toledo on Monday.  He was stabbed to death the day prior. Investigators have so far uncovered that Brown [...]

Ricardo Oh Knocked Down and Killed on the Hummingbird Highway

Fifty-four-year-old Ricardo Oh lost his life on Christmas Eve while riding his bicycle near mile twenty-five on the Hummingbird Highway. At around six o’clock in the evening, Oh was hit [...]

A Repeat Offender is Arraigned for Drug Possession

Thirty-seven-year-old Leon Soberanis is no stranger to the law.  This morning, the Belize City resident he found himself yet again before the lower court. While he was granted bail for [...]

Fires in Orange Walk and Dangriga Leave 2 Families Homeless

Tragedy struck two families over the Christmas holidays in Orange Walk and Dangriga when their homes were destroyed by fire. Just before nine p.m. on Christmas Day, police responded to [...]

A Call for Interested Writers to Enter Belize Literary Prize 2019-2020

The annual Belize Literary Prize is a writing competition that is open for Belizeans living at home and abroad.  The winners are subsequently published in the Belize Literary Prize Series, [...]

Electricity Rates to Remain the Same

There will be no adjustments to the electricity rate as had been requested by Belize Electricity Limited.  The announcement was made on Tuesday by the Public Utilities Commission which said [...]