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This is Why Interpol Belize Missed Lev Dermen

The police command has been under scrutiny ever since it was revealed that an Interpol check did not turn up anything on the shady background of accused fraudster Lev Dermen, [...]

Chester Defends Vidal

Leading the investigation against John Saldivar is Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal. There are those in the public that are questioning the department’s ability to properly investigate the former [...]

John Saldivar Will be Brought in for Interrogation

According to Commissioner Chester Williams, the disgraced former minister, John Saldivar, will be brought in for questioning at some point in time during the investigation. Contrary to what he had [...]

Opposition Leader John Briceño Writes to Caribbean Development Bank & United Kingdom

The Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño has written to the British High Commissioner in Belize as well as to the Caribbean Development Bank in Barbados. The United Kingdom and [...]

PM Meets with N.T.U.C.B.

Last Thursday, the National Trade Union Congress of Belize took to the streets to protest corruption and to bring pressure on a number of demands they are making on government.  [...]

Two Men Shot on Antelope Street Extension

There was a shooting on Antelope Street in Belize City on Tuesday night. Two persons were injured and fortunately for them, it did not turn out to be fatal. One [...]

An Economic Downturn in the Last Quarter of 2019

The Statistical Institute of Belize has presented grim news on the economy which shows that the recession it hard. For the first time in almost a decade, the economy contracted [...]

An Update on the Upcoming Population & Housing Census

A census exercise, estimated to cost the government somewhere around seven to eight million dollars, is to commence on May twelfth and conclude sometime in November of this year.  In [...]

Census Based on Complex IT Infrastructure

A team from the Guyana Bureau of Statistics is currently in Belize observing the process, which will include mapping areas and real time information being updated into the system.  But [...]

Police Seek Guatemalan National for James Slemp’s Murder

In other news, seventy-nine-year-old Canadian national James Slemp was brutally murdered in Hopkins Village. His was partially decapitated body was found in a creek on Monday, three days after he [...]

Police Charge 2 Persons for Shane Budram’s Murder

Two persons have been charged for the murder of forty-three-year-old Shane Budram. They are nineteen-year-old Raheem Budram and Kareem Eagan Junior. Shane was fatally shot during an altercation on Wagner’s [...]

A Closer Look at Riversdale’s Black Creek

Today, News Five went south to follow up the issue of a road being built in a creek in Riversdale.  Residents of that southern community, located off the Placencia peninsula, [...]

Three Gang Members Wanted by Police

Police are looking for three Belize City men for their affiliation with gangs. They are Kelvin Gongora, Ulide Allen, and Tevin James Cacho. The trio is wanted on the strength [...]

Ashton Stevens is Found Safe

Fifteen-year-old Ashton Stevens has been found. The teenager was located safe and sound on Tuesday night, following his disappearance on Monday. As we had reported, Stevens went missing from the [...]

Health Regions Prepare Isolation Areas in the Event of COVID-19

The number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise and in this region, Brazil is reporting its first case.  In its latest advisory, the Ministry of Health reports that the [...]

Surveillance System Remains Fully Activated

The Ministry of Health is recommending against non-essential travel to China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Iran, Italy and Japan, where the virus has been spreading.  In the meantime, Doctor [...]

EP Yorke Students Featured in Business Expo

Budding entrepreneurs displayed their business innovations at a student expo today in Belize City. The students from the Edward P. Yorke High School tested their business acumen in not only [...]

Alex Sanker Honors Kobe in Downtown LA

Well-known Belizean artist Alex Sanker is attracting media attention in the United States where he was featured earlier today on ABC 7’s Eyewitness News in downtown Los Angeles doing what [...]

K.H.M.H. Nurses Participate in Walk-a-thon

At some point in your life, whether as a baby or an adult, you’ve come in contact with a nurse or midwife. These persons play a vital role in providing [...]