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Dominoes After Hours Results in Fatal Stabbing of Belize City Mechanic

It was a bloody, bloody weekend with a slew of reports of violence across the country, but mostly in Belize City. One of the first incidents occurred when a game [...]

Toloc is Gunned Down in Jerusalem

A Belize City man, who was part of an ongoing feud between two criminal groups in his neighborhood, foretold his own death several months ago.  Despite Delroy Sankey telling his [...]

Domestic Dispute Leads to Fatal Stabbing on Bocotora Street

A domestic argument between a man and his former common-law wife ended with him being fatally stabbed on Sunday morning.  Forty-seven-year-old Albert Broaster was stabbed twice to the upper body [...]

Man Stabbed to Death in Salvapan

Police are seeking a suspect in the murder of Belmopan resident William Puc. His body was found in an area near a creek off Costa Rica Street Extension on Friday [...]

Stabbing near Puc Murder Scene May Be Related

Police are questioning whether a stabbing that occurred a short distance from where Puc was murdered is connected. Esvin Arana was at home when he was ambushed by two individuals [...]

LGBT Activist Charged in Stabbing

A well-known LGBT activist Derricia Castillo Salazar is out on bail tonight after being accused of stabbing a woman in the face at a hotel in San Pedro early on [...]

Kanye King Killed in Gungulung

As Belize City reels from a weekend of savagery, this morning, yet another youth was gunned down execution-style.  But was his killing a retaliatory act for a shooting last night?  [...]

Jaylon Alvarez Dies in Traffic Accident

There was also loss of life in Santa Elena Town in western Belize. A nineteen-year-old resident died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with an SUV near the junction [...]

Officer Caught in Video Pepper Spraying Handcuffed Youths

In another incident gone viral, a police officer is seen pepper-spraying two young men already in hand-cuffs. As News Five found out, the Commissioner of Police has acted swiftly in [...]

Drowning in Placencia and Corozal over the Weekend

Two people lost their lives by drowning over the weekend. Juan Avendano was with a team operating on some pipes in the Placencia Lagoon on Sunday when he went under. [...]

Alleged “Party Boat” Intercepted: Owner Says He Was Only Ferrying Passengers

Several people were arrested and charged for allegedly taking part in a boat party onboard a catamaran that was chartered to take a group of persons to Caye Caulker on [...]

Pepper Spray Used on Bar Customers

Police Commissioner Chester Williams also addressed an incident at Margarita’s Bar on Faber’s Road where police officers used pepper spray to ward off civilians.   Chester Williams, Commissioner of Police [...]

Police say Overcrowding at Belize City Restaurant Contributed to Confrontations

There was also another incident at Shisha’s Restaurant in Newtown Barracks in Belize City involving police.  It happened on Friday night and Commissioner Williams told the media that overcrowding was [...]

Police Officer Jumps the Border to Mexico

Border jumpers continue to be a problem, but the public usually does not expect a police officer to be one of them. Yet an officer attached to Precinct One in [...]

No Face-to-Face Classes When School Resumes

There was disappointing news for children this weekend when the Ministry of Education announced on Sunday that due to the rise in COVID cases, they would not be allowing face-to-face [...]

Cabinet Continues to Meet Face-to-face

Despite a COVID scare last week, when one of the Prime Minister’s staffers tested positive, cabinet will meet in person on Tuesday as per normal.  The Prime Minister and all [...]

Commission of Inquiry Focuses on Bidding Procedures

The Commission of Inquiry into the sale of a number of government vehicles designated as unserviceable in the last days of the United Democratic Party administration continued today. Witnessed called [...]

Belize’s Dr. Carla Barnett Sworn in as CARICOM SecGen

Belize shines again tonight as our very own former Minister of Labour, Doctor Carla Barnett was today installed as the eighth Secretary-General of CARICOM. Doctor Barnett was sworn in by [...]

Din Din Wala is Creole Song in the Public Domain

The late Leela Vernon was one of Belize’s pride and joys for her exemplary effort in helping to salvage the Creole culture through music.  And when she passed away in [...]

Belize Urban Resilience & Disaster Prevention Project

Today at San Ignacio Resort Hotel, a ceremony of achievements and presentation of a third disbursement for the Belize Urban Resilience and Disaster Prevention Project was held. It is a [...]