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Alleged Drug Traffickers Appear in Court

Eight Central American nationals were escorted to court today in handcuffs under the watchful eye of heavily armed police officers and the Gang Suppression Unit. The men were busted in [...]

ACP Marco Vidal Suffers a Stroke

Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal headed an early morning law enforcement operation in Belize City on Tuesday where he led just about three hundred police and B.D.F. officers into [...]

Deconstructing the Need for a Second Anti-gang SOE

The south side of the Old Capital was quiet today and free of gang activity.  A second curfew that will last for a month has been instituted and the police [...]

3 Fisherman are Remanded for Charges Related to San Pedro Home Invasion

There was a home invasion and robbery in San Pedro Town over the weekend which also involved a kidnapping. Three fishermen have been arraigned for the crime. Ruben Martinez, Mark [...]

P.S.U. and Belmopan City Council Sign Agreement Which Includes 1.2 Acres of Land

The Belmopan City Council and the Public Service Union settled their almost two-year long dispute over the Hilltop property in Belmopan. As a part of the settlement, the Belmopan City [...]

Policeman Investigated for Sexual Assault in Independence

A policeman attached to the Intermediate Southern Formation in Independence Village is under investigation following an allegation that he forced a female minor into an unlawful sexual act.  On Monday, [...]

Steven Moss is Freed

In the court, the murder case of Steven Moss fell apart for the prosecution, when Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams dismissed the charge against him. A discharge warrant was prepared [...]

Respect the Law and Law Enforcement Officers

While a state of emergency is in effect in the south side of the City, across the country, a nightly curfew for children remains in effect, despite the lifting of [...]

U.B.F.S.U. Set to Demonstrate in Belmopan!

There’s new development into the University of Belize’s management issues. Late this evening, the President of the UB Professor Clement Sankat issued an invitation via a press release to the [...]

B.N.T.U. Leader Meets with U.B.F.S.U.

National President of the Belize National Teachers Union Senator Elena Smith this afternoon met with the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Union in Belmopan as it prepares to protest [...]

B.N.T.U. President Says Schools Are Not Ready to Open

The B.N.T.U. President also told News Five today that schools are not ready to reopen.  In an interview, Smith expressed serious concerns, saying that many schools across the country will [...]

B.N.T.U. President Questions Belize’s Preparedness after the P.G.I.A. Reopens

According to Smith, teachers who are willing to return to classes are also expressing concerns for their safety and the safety of their students especially since the P.G.I.A. will reopen [...]

G.O.B. Announces COVID-19 Unemployment Top-up Cards

Over eighty thousand persons applied for the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief, but only forty-three thousand applications were approved. Many persons, however, complained of not having received any assistance, despite receiving a [...]

Senate Report on Immigration Investigation Almost Completed

It’s been years now that the immigration scandal implicating several U.D.P. ministers, including the infamous Elvin Penner, came to light. Penner is the former Minister of State for Immigration and [...]

Christian Workers Union Submits Notice of Strike Action Against P.B.L.

The Christian Workers Union on Wednesday submitted a notice of strike action against the Port of Belize Limited.  The staff of the P.B.L. has been protesting against a ten percent [...]

Christopher McGann is the New N.E.B.L. Commissioner

The 2020 season of the National Elite Basketball League was cut short in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this season is over, and now, the league is in [...]

B.T.B. Staff Donates School Supplies to Students of San Antonio RC School

Seventy students of San Antonio RC School in the Orange Walk District today received an assortment of back to school supplies as part of the Belize Tourism Board staff’s community [...]

Scotia Bank Belize Donates P.P.E.s to Belize Police Department

Scotia Bank Belize has made a donation today; it handed over five thousand dollars to be used for personal protective equipment to the Belize Police Department. The protective face shields [...]