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August 10th is Back to School Day!

There is a tentative date for students to return to the classrooms. Today, the Ministry of Education announced that the current school year officially ends this month and a tentative [...]

Attention CSEC & CAPE Students!

Minister Faber also called on secondary school teachers and counselors to return to classrooms from June fifteenth to thirtieth, to close out the current school year. They are to prepare [...]

Education Programmes Feel the Budget Cut!

Education Minister Patrick Faber also spoke on the programmes that are being affected as a result of budget cuts. These initiatives that stand to be affected are text books; school [...]

Will 4 B.D.F. Officers Be Charged in Connection with Fatal Helicopter Crash

Tonight there is new information coming out the B.D.F.’s internal investigation into the fatal helicopter crash. News Five has learnt that the investigation has uncovered a series dereliction of duties, [...]

Silvio Flores Jr. Gunned Down in Peini

In the crime blotter, a bitter rivalry between two groups in Punta Gorda has led to the shooting death of Silvio Flores Junior.  He was in the company of a [...]

Guatemalan Shot Inside Chiquibul; Illegal Poaching Ongoing

A Guatemalan national is hospitalized after he was shot on the leg inside the Chiquibul Forest Reserve. Porfilio Ramirez Tirgeros, from the border community of La Rejoya, was along with [...]

B.T.I.A. Polls Membership for Reopening P.G.I.A.

While schools are now preparing to reopen, there is yet no date for the reopening of Philip Goldson International Airport and stakeholders in the tourism industry are divided on the [...]

B.T.I.A. and D.F.C. Working to Address Tourism Stakeholders’ Needs

The government has assured public officers that their salaries will remain untouched despite the present economic crisis but it education subsides will be facing cut backs.  But what about the [...]

The B.D.F.’s Allegations Report – a Closer Look!

Last week, we told you that the Ministry of National Security had concluded the investigation into the allegations of misconduct within the Belize Defense Force. The release admitted to some [...]

A Rape Allegation Shows the Weakness of the B.D.F.’s Report!

But about a month and a half after the report was concluded, a female officer reported that she was raped while inside her bedroom sleeping. This, according to Retired B.D.F. [...]

ComPol Williams: No Drug Plane Found

On Thursday last, members of the Special Operations Task Force were deployed to an area near Dolores Village in the Toledo District after receiving intelligence of a low-lying plane. The [...]

Narco-Traffickers Escaped with Drugs

As for the drugs in the narco plane that crash landed along the Chunox/Sarteneja road two weeks ago, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the cargo may have already been [...]

One of Three Murder Suspects Captured

Investigators have captured and arrested one person believed to have had a role in the double murder of fifty-five-year-old tour guide operator Quintin Espinosa and seventy-year-old U.S.A. citizen Roland Burley. Twenty-year-old Teodoro [...]

Curfew and Crime

While the regulations of the state of emergency have been relaxed, the curfew remains in effect. From Monday to Thursday and on Sunday, the curfew begins at eight o’clock. An [...]

Salvadoran Woman Chopped to Head in Domestic Dispute

Police are looking for Salvadoran national, Rene Gonzalez. Gonzalez is wanted for an attack on his common-law wife Romelia Ical, who was chopped to the head during a domestic dispute [...]

Brawl Leads to Brothers Being Chopped in San Roman Village

There was also a chopping incident in San Roman Village in the Corozal District. It happened on Saturday night at around eight o’clock. Two persons were taken to the Northern [...]

Land Meeting in Cotton Tree Thwarted by Belmopan Police

A planned meeting called by land activist Nigel Petillo on Sunday was moved at the last minute to Harmonyville, the community that Petillo established on the George Price Highway. Petillo [...]

COVID Case #19 Update: Cross Contamination May Have Occurred

On Friday, a nineteenth case of COVID-19 was detected in Belize, after almost eight weeks without a positive case. The test results of a swab taken from a twenty-seven-year-old male, [...]

What About Students Crossing Border for School?

At the top of the newscast, we told you that the Ministry of Education is looking at August tenth to reopen schools. The ministry says that it will be putting [...]

Schools Can Withhold Report Card for Unpaid School Fees

Minister of Education Patrick Faber was also a guest this afternoon on Ask the Experts where he fielded questions from the public.  Among the many concerns that were raised during [...]