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Gun Video Brings Police Right to their Door

Five Belize City men, including a well-known underworld figure, have been charged for what is quickly becoming a social media trend, gang members flaunting deadly weapons during a live stream.  [...]

Armenia Woman Dead: Husband and Three Women Questioned

A mother of three children died over the weekend. And tonight details continue to emerge about the circumstances surrounding her sudden death and her husband and three women are in [...]

A Xaibe Resident is Found Dead After All-day Drinking

Around six-thirty this morning, Corozal police responded to the community center in Xaibe Village where they discovered the lifeless body of forty-four-year-old Feliciano Tzul.  When the officers investigated the incident [...]

Large Contraband Stash Busted in San Victor

A sizeable haul of contraband liquor, soft drinks and food items was made over the weekend in San Victor Village where Aldo Cobb was subsequently arrested.  When a team of [...]

COVID-19 Cases More than Double in the Belize District

Over the last few weeks, COVID-19 positive cases have been increasing drastically, pushing the country into its third wave of the pandemic. The overall positivity rate is up to eight [...]

COVID-19 Symptoms Continue to Vary

It has been confirmed that at least one COVID-19 variant is in Belize, but which one has still not been determined and the Ministry of Health and Wellness is awaiting [...]

COVID-19 Spreads with You; Adhere to Guidelines

While S.I. seventy-four puts in place quarantine regulations to mitigate the spread of the virus, Doctor Diaz-Musa implores residents to adhere to social distancing guidelines and to act responsibly.   [...]

Will G.O.B. Reconsider Cost of COVID Tests to Frontline Workers?

Section eleven (one) of Statutory Instrument number seventy-four that was passed earlier this month has drawn concerns among some government workers who do not want to take the COVID vaccine.  The [...]

Belize City Protest: Justice for Laddie and Others Victims

The postmortem examination conducted on Laddie Bryson Gillett who was killed in Placencia on July fourteenth has determined the cause of death to be hypervolemic shock, internal exsanguinations due to [...]

Placencia Holds Vigil for Slain Teen

He was visiting their community on a family vacation last Wednesday when he was killed, allegedly by a police corporal.  On Sunday night, villagers in Placencia gathered to pay their [...]

Attorney on Manslaughter Charge in Laddie Gillett Shooting

As protests continue in person and on social media following the shooting death Laddie Gillett, News Five sought legal opinion on the manslaughter charge against the alleged shooter, police corporal [...]

Community Activist on Gillett Death, Officer Trauma Support

A community activist from out west has weighed in on Laddie Gillett’s death. Julian Sherrard is currently the Chairman of the San Ignacio Police Advisory Board, working alongside the department [...]

Victim’s Aunt on How She Told Her Children Laddie was Dead

Laddie’s aunt also had to process how to tell her teenage children that he had been shot and killed by police.  Sharon Meighan told Open Your Eyes hosts that she [...]

St. Ignatius VP is First to Challenge G.O.B. Salary Cut in Court

The Belize National Teachers’ Union is fighting a legal battle against G.O.B.’s ten percent salary cut, and Vice Principal for the Saint Ignatius School in Belize City, Mario Rodriquez, has [...]

Judge Rules in Police Profiling Case

Today, Supreme Court Justice Westmin James handed down a decision in the case brought against the Belize Police Department by Greg Nunez and myself. Legal recourse was sought after we [...]

Will the Police Department Amend its Stop & Search Practices?

But does the ruling now set precedence for stop and search? Attorney Leslie Mendez, who represented the complainants in the case, says that the decision should provide critical guidance to [...]

Darrell Bradley on Living with Outcome of U.D.P. Recall Convention

Earlier today, we asked Darrell Bradley for a comment on the results of the July eleventh U.D.P. recall convention at the Bird Isle.  Bradley, now a U.D.P. senator, was being [...]

New Handwashing Stations for PG Schools

As students get ready to fully return to face-to-face learning in the upcoming school year, the Ministry of Health and Wellness and UNICEF partnered to provide twenty-nine hand washing basins [...]