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Still No Sign of Missing Fishermen in the South

The search and rescue effort for a group of four fishermen continues in the waters off the coast of Stann Creek District.  Three of the men, we now understand, set [...]

Missing Fisherman’s Sister Speaks Up About His Disappearance

This afternoon, the elder sibling of missing fisherman Jeffery Gomez spoke with News Five.  According to Yasmine Morgan, her brother had only just relocated to Dangriga three weeks ago and [...]

Salvadoran Caretaker Busted with Mexican Weed in Corozal

Fifty-two-year-old Abelardo Orellana, a Salvadoran caretaker of Consejo Shores, Corozal District, is in police custody tonight following a sizeable drug bust on Tuesday afternoon by members of the Mobile Interdiction [...]

ComPol Williams Warns Gang Members

Christmas is less than two days away and Commissioner Chester Williams and his officers have re-strategized the police department’s crime-fighting efforts to keep citizens safe. The focus, however, is Belize [...]

Belize Crime Observatory says Major Crimes Decreased by 30%

Major crimes decreased over the past eleven months.  That is according to the Belize Crime Observatory which released its crime analysis report on Tuesday.  An overall decline of thirty percent [...]

Operators of Public Transportation Can Only Operated at 75% Capacity

Traveling on public transportation has for years been a hellish experience and with cases of COVID-19 increasing daily, commuting on buses and dollar vans has become an even more frightening [...]

More Arrests Made for S.O.E. Violations

An additional thirty-one persons were arrested and charged for quarantine regulation offenses. Thirteen persons were charged for failing to wear face masks in public, while six other persons were arrested [...]

More Police Officers on the Ground for Xmas Holiday

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also spoke about the police department’s crime-fighting strategy for the Christmas holidays. According to the Commissioner, the presence of officers on the ground will be [...]

No Extra Pay for Police Officers for Extraneous Duties

With the crime-fighting strategy, comes longer hours for police men and women. They will have to be out on the streets, patrolling and keeping the citizenry safe for longer hours [...]

Mopan Polyclinic Renamed after Doctors Kevin and Kenneth Guerra

The Minister of Health and Wellness today officially renamed the Mopan Polyclinic in Benque Viejo Del Carmen after Doctors Kevin and Kenneth Guerra. The twin brothers died within a day [...]

B.P.D. Investigating “Bad Cop” for Tik Tok Video

A “bad cop” is being investigated by the police department for a Tik Tok video he posted of a homeless man dancing.  The Tik Tok is under the name Howard [...]

Despite COVID Times, Salvation Army Carries Out Christmas Hamper Drive

It was a little tough this time around due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its annual kettle appeal being downsized, but even as funds have not been rolling in, the [...]

500 Plates of Food Distributed in Cotton Tree Village

Five hundred plates of food were distributed today to residents of Cotton Tree Village in the Cayo District. The food donation comes courtesy of the Belize Police Department, Benny’s, and [...]

Nice Cream – a Locally Made Ice Cream!

Tonight we bring you the first of a two-part story with two enterprising sisters in the south. Over the weekend, we travelled to Hopkins to find out more about a [...]