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Police Officer Dies in Traffic Accident in the North

A much-loved member of the Belize police department died over the weekend, leaving friends, family and the force to mourn the death of another senior officer. News Five’s Duane Moody [...]

Teens Accused of Murders in Belize Caught in Guatemala

Over the weekend, a pair of teenagers was handed over to local authorities by their counterparts in Guatemala.  The youths, seventeen and eighteen years old, respectively, are being held in [...]

Mark Burgess is Shot on Iguana and Seagull

A Belize City resident is recovering from a gunshot injury following an attempt on his life on Friday night.  Mark Burgess was walking along Iguana Street around ten-thirty p.m. when [...]

Guatemalan Laborer Knocked Down and Killed Near Maya King

In Southern Belize, a Guatemalan laborer lost his life on Sunday evening during a hit and run near Maya King.  Police responded to the location shortly after five p.m. where [...]

Sleeping Giant or Smoking Giant? Team Discovers Cause of the Mysterious Smoke

For almost two weeks, Belizeans at home and abroad have been speculating that there might be volcanic or geothermal activity in the Maya Mountains, at an area known as the [...]

U.N.D.P. Donates Equipment to Belize Courts

Today, the United Nations Development Program donated a trove of information and communication technology equipment to the Belize’s judiciary to improve the access to justice by addressing the challenges leading [...]

Moses “Shyne” Barrow & Others Send Letter to Governor General

Shyne Barrow for leader of the United Democratic Party? It appears Moses Shyne Barrow is making moves to position himself as the frontrunner for the position, should Patrick Faber be [...]

Faber Recall Could Be Swift

The recall petition seeking to oust United Democratic Party Leader Patrick Faber is under review.  Today, Chairman of the U.D.P., Michael Peyrefitte hosted a zoom briefing to talk about the [...]

John Saldivar Ineligible to Become Party Leader if Faber Recalled

So if Leader of the U.D.P. Patrick Faber is recalled and removed, who will succeed him?  That is going to be left up to a national convention if more than [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Says Dean Barrow is “Retired And Gone”

Chairman Michael Peyrefitte was also asked whether former Prime Minister Dean Barrow still wields any power in the United Democratic Party and whether or not he has weighed in on [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Says Recall Petition Does Not Weaken Party

And what does the chairman thinks of this so-called “leadership crisis” the U.D.P. is facing?  He told us that he never expected they would be going through this, but it [...]

Pump Prices Fluctuate Again with Small Increase in Regular and Diesel

The price of regular gasoline and diesel will increase at midnight tonight.  The price of regular fuel will increase by eight cents, from ten dollars and ninety-five cents to eleven [...]

PAHO and Canada Donate Health Equipment

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has received some much needed equipment for COVID-19 patients. The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization and the Government of Canada donated six High-Flow Nasal [...]

Mural Celebrates Founding of Valley of Peace

World Refugee Day was celebrated in the Valley of Peace on Sunday with the unveiling of a mural.  It was designed to celebrate the founding of Valley of Peace in [...]

Conch Season Closed: Almost 3,000 Fishers to Benefit from Growing Season

Conch season officially closed last week on June eighteenth and will remain closed for the next three months. Mario Gongora, Fisheries Officer at the Belize Fisheries Department says the national [...]

Minister Musa Says Not All Police Interactions on Video Constitute Abuse

Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, Kareem Musa says his ministry is doing a lot to crack down on reports of police brutality.  Minster Musa says he personally [...]

Scholarships to Prevent Gang Recruitment in At-Risk Youth

Intervention has been one of the longstanding approaches used to tackle gang violence, particularly in south side Belize City.  And while the approach offers relief from violence to these communities, [...]

Mexico and US Supplying Marijuana to Belizeans

Since the decriminalization of the possession of up to ten grams of marijuana, no further legislation has been passed for its sale and purchase. So, while it is legal to [...]