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Jair Tamay is Executed at Ricalde Stadium in Corozal

There was an execution over the weekend up north where twenty-three-year-old Jair Tamay was fatally shot multiple times; his body was discovered at the Ricalde Stadium around six-thrifty on Saturday [...]

Official Report on Murder of Raymond “Snow” Jenkins

Three days before the execution of Tamay, there was another murder recorded in the Corozal District.  On July twenty-second, Raymond “Snow” Jenkins was shot dead inside his car in Carolina [...]

An Increasing Number of Gun Violence in Corozal

Since the murder of Jenkins, there have been two other shootings incidents in that northern district – one which occurred on Saturday night that left one person injured and then [...]

A Couple is Attacked During Armed Robbery in St. Matthew’s Village

Police were also called to Saint Mathews Village on the George Price Highway. Four armed men targeted Jacklyn’s Store in the village and stabbed its owner, Lionel Tobar and injured [...]

Is Domestic Dispute Behind PG Home Invasion?

A domestic dispute between a Punta Gorda resident and her spouse may have been the reason behind an aggravated burglary inside a hotel room over the weekend.  Police in that [...]

Shots Fired Near Illegal Border Crossing

Things got heated over the weekend along the Rio Hondo River. News Five confirmed that members of the Mobile Interdiction Team were shot at on Saturday evening. No injuries were [...]

Port of Belize Ltd.: “Facts Not Fiction, Process Not Politics”

The Port of Belize remains on security level two following the violence of last Wednesday when an unlawful protest turned ugly.  Today, P.B.L. was open for business, but there has [...]

A Suspected Arsonist is Charged for Lighting Tires Outside of Belize Bank

Suspected arsonist Kareem Arnold has been arrested and charged for setting fire to several used car tires on the Belize Bank property in downtown Belize City.  The incident happened on [...]

Mafia Father Yakup Sut, Elvin Penner and Fraudulent Nationality Documents

The infamous Won Hong Kim who illegally received a Belizean passport while sitting in jail, shed light on the illegalities taking place at the Immigration Department over the years. Kim [...]

Shyne Barrow Loses Cool over Amy Thomas’ Allegations

The U.D.P. standard bearer for Mesopotamia, Shyne Barrow this morning got hot under the collar when reporters asked him to respond to the allegations made by Amy Thomas. Thomas, a [...]

Permission to Survey Issued for Santa Cruz Village Council

Since 2017 the Santa Cruz Village Council in the south has been fighting to complete its land expansion project. The council wants to retain control of the project and keep [...]

Santa Cruz Chairman Standing His Ground Against U.D.P. Standard Bearer

Santa Cruz Village chairman Vincent Scott says that members of the council have decided that they will not give up the names of persons who have paid for the lots [...]

Commissioner of Lands Responds to Village Councils’ Concerns

Still on the matter of land…over the past months, village councils across the country have been crying out that U.D.P. standard bearers and area representatives have been taking their land [...]

Squatters Issued with Enforcement Notice

Enforcement notices have been issued to squatters in what is known as the “gungulung area” of Belize City.  The area near Chetumal Boulevard is a hotspot for squatters and a [...]

Seaweed Farming – Is It a Viable Option for Fisherfolk?

Is seaweed farming the next big thing for fisherfolk in Belize? Well, the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Belize Fisheries Department, wrapped up [...]

Environmental N.G.O.s Not Spared from Pandemic Impact

Since the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic, we’ve been reporting on its impact. The tourism industry collapsed and many other industries and sectors continue to experience shockwaves as a [...]

Leopold Japon Knocked Down and Killed in Pomona

A sixty-nine-year-old cyclist lost his life in Pomona Village on Saturday afternoon as he rode a bicycle on the Hummingbird Highway.  Leopold Japon, a resident of Pomona, was struck by [...]

SUV Crashes into Horse, Killing Elderly Woman

…that accident was in the south and heading west, an elderly woman of Spanish Lookout community also lost her life on Sunday night when the vehicle her son was driving [...]

Xia Ona Store in Pomona is Robbed, 4 Suspects Detained

A band of armed thieves, now in police custody in Belmopan, may have been responsible for a string of robberies committed between Saint Matthew’s Village and Pomona over the weekend.  [...]

48 Belizeans Awarded Scholarships to Study in Taiwan

A large group of enthusiastic students are getting ready to travel to Taiwan to take on scholarships.  Over the weekend, they participated in an orientation programme hosted by the Taiwanese [...]

Former Barbados PM Owen Arthur Passes

Owen Arthur, former Barbadian Prime Minister, has passed. Seventy-year-old Arthur died this morning in Barbados. The former PM was hospitalized earlier this month with heart complications. Arthur was Barbados’ fifth [...]