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COVID-19 at P.G.I.A.; 12 Immigration Officers Quarantined

A dozen immigration officers attached to the Philip Goldson International Airport are in quarantine tonight after they tested positive over the weekend.  In a press release issued late this evening, [...]

COVID in Midway: Chairman Says Protocols Were Being Followed

There are reports of a COVID-19 cluster and possible community spread in Midway Village in the Toledo District.  Information is that so far more than twenty positive cases were confirmed [...]

Index Case in Midway Works in Barranco

To get an official update, this evening Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat spoke with the press via zoom about that developing possible spread of COVID-19 in Midway Village [...]

Minister Not Saying if Community Spread in Midway

So, as you just heard, Minister Michel Chebat says that the cases were detected not just among family members but among other villagers. One of the concerns at this time [...]

Power Shift: Bradley Replaces Belisle in Senate

Former Senate President Darrell Bradley is returning to the Upper House as an opposition parliamentarian next Wednesday.  The twice elected former Belize City mayor replaces Khalid Belisle, himself a former [...]

Should Faber Do the “Honorable Thing” and Resign?

With as many as two hundred and ninety signatures needed to trigger a recall convention, some members of the United Democratic Party believe that Patrick Faber should simply step down [...]

Faber on Opponents’ Losses in General Elections

Amid the leadership struggle facing the U.D.P., the names of two likely replacements are emerging, should Faber’s ouster at a pending recall convention be successful.  They are Chairman Michael Peyrefitte [...]

“I will win on my ideas” – Darrell Bradley

In response to Faber’s numerical breakdown, Bradley acknowledges the analysis but maintains that he will win on the strength of his own ideas.   Darrell Bradley, Senior Member, U.D.P. “I [...]

Belmopan Man Dead in Orange Grove Crash

The Moran Avila family in Belmopan is tonight still grappling with the death of their loved one, who perished in a road traffic accident on Friday night on the Hummingbird [...]

Teacher Killed in Toledo Accident

Early this morning, there was another fatal accident that occurred in the South; this time in Toledo District. A teacher was travelling on his motorcycle when he was struck head-on [...]

Mother Rescues Baby; Child’s Father Shot

The mother of a one-year-old child is tonight grateful that her child’s father is alive, and her baby is unharmed after a gunman targeted their family home on Victoria Street.  [...]

Police: Victoria Street Family “Easy” Target

Police are yet to establish a motive for the shooting. Assistant Superintendent Fitzroy Yearwood told us they are close to making an arrest.   ASP Fitzroy Yearwood, Communications Director, Belize [...]

Police Officer Shot during Ambush near Port Authority

In a separate shooting, a Belize City police officer came under fire after a gang of men ambushed him in the Belize Port Authority area.  Police believe they were attempting [...]

Woman Detained for Stabbing on La Isla Carinosa

A stabbing victim was airlifted from Caye Caulker over the weekend and is hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial where he is being treated for his injury.  The crime was [...]

Jasmine Hartin Still on Remand

News Five has confirmed that Canadian Jasmine Hartin remains on remand at the Belize Central Prison in Hattieville.  Last Friday, the thirty-two-year-old mother of two appeared before Justice Herbert Lord [...]

Help Treat Baby Jayden

A family from the Pomona Valley is asking for the public’s help to get treatment for their infant. Nine-month-old Jayden Nicholas Chacon has been diagnosed with a condition known as [...]

Mother & Daughter Get Much Needed Help!

The family and friends of Lucinda Montejo earlier today made an appeal for blood donation and the good news tonight is that the family has received more than the amount [...]

Urgent Need for Women’s Commission Chapter in San Pedro

The National Women’s Commission is working to establish a chapter in San Pedro to address the number of domestic violence and gender-based violence cases on Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye. [...]

Students in Benque Learning to Speak Mandarin

Since 2017, the Embassy of Taiwan in Belize has been hosting a Mandarin language program in Belize.  This year, they are taking the course to Benque Viejo del Carmen. It [...]