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Belize City Teens Arraigned for Xmas Day Burglary

Police have arrested and charged a pair of minors for the crime of burglary; one was additionally charged with aggravated assault against a police officer.  Both teenagers were shot on [...]

A Pair of Friends is Attacked and Chopped in Bullet Tree

A pair of friends is recovering at the San Ignacio Community Hospital from multiple chop wounds they received on Sunday morning as they left a bar in Bullet Tree Village. [...]

A Belize City Resident & a Hattieville Minor are Charged for Home Invasion in Corozal

Two of three alleged burglars, including a minor from Hattieville Village, have been charged in connection with the burglary of a house in Santa Rita Layout, Corozal District.  Police say [...]

San Mateo Resident is Caught with Gun and Bullets

Two San Pedro Town residents are in trouble with the law tonight after they were caught in possession of drugs, as well as firearm and ammunition. On Saturday afternoon, a [...]

San Pedro Resident Charged for Drug Trafficking Offense

A San Juan resident has also been charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply to another. Carlos Castillo was taken into custody and searched; on him [...]

Elderly Man Drowns in San Antonio, Toledo

An elderly man lost his life over the weekend in San Antonio Village in the Toledo District. Police do not suspect foul play in the death eighty-eight-year-old Ponciano Coy, who [...]

Several Stolen Vehicles from Benque are Recovered in Guatemala

The police have been cracking down on the number of vehicles which have been stolen and taken across the western border into Guatemala. While there has been progress, today, Assistant [...]

PM Barrow Departs on Personal Leave

Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the country on Saturday on personal leave with his family. He is expected to return on Saturday January fourth 2010. In his absence, Deputy Prime [...]

Santa Cruz Businessman Drives Off in Brand New 2020 Wingle

Businessman Kenny Ma is the lucky winner of a 2020 Great Wall Wingle pickup after participating in a Christmas raffle organized and promoted by Digi and Caribbean Tire Limited.  With [...]

James Adderly with the Final Sportscast for 2019

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend in sports...]

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 [...]

UB Lecturer Bound and Stabbed to Death in Eldridgeville

Fifty-seven-year-old Anthony Brown was found dead inside his home in Eldridgeville, Toledo District on Monday.  The lecturer of the University of Belize in Punta Gorda had been bound at the [...]

Leroy Haulze is Arraigned for Murder of Clothing Vendor

A second person has been arraigned for the July sixteenth, 2019 murder of clothing vendor, Jose Diaz. Leroy Haulze, who was initially charged for abetment to murder in this homicide, [...]

G.O.B. Says No Redistricting Before 2020 General Elections

The Government of Belize is the defendant in a constitutional challenge bought before the Supreme Court by the Belize Peace Movement.  The pending legal matter revolves around the need for [...]