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Another Murder Recorded: Paul Bood Succumbs

A shooting incident in a relatively quiet neighbourhood off Fabers Road in Belize City has claimed the life of another teen. Contrary to reports from the police, nineteen-year-old Paul Bood [...]

Families Devastated by Bood’s Killing

Paul Bood died exactly one week after their daughter celebrated her first birthday. The Bood and Singh families are devastated by his death. Sade speaks about the trauma, saying she [...]

Suspects detained but no charges yet in death of Dwayne Gabourel

Investigations continue into the shooting death of fifteen year old Dwayne Gabourel who was gunned down in his neighbourhood shop as he went to buy bread on Saturday in Belize [...]

A Shrine for Beloved Dwayne Gabourel

A memorial has been erected in honor of fifteen-year-old Dwayne Gabourel, who was gunned down in Belize City on the evening of September twenty-fifth.  The third form business student at [...]

Official Reports from Mexico on Suspected Killing of Belizeans

News Five today spoke with Belizean Ambassador to Mexico Oscar Arnold about the reports of another two Belizean nationals killed in neighboring Mexico. Ambassador Arnold says that his office has also [...]

Another Cowo Charged for Corozal Murder

While no arrests have been made in the murder of Dwayne Gabourel, up north in Corozal, Xiabe resident Abel Cowo has been charged for the murder of Aldo Cowo. While [...]

Cop Charged for Fatal Accident in the South

Assistant Superintendent of Police Santiago Patt has been charged in the death of B.D.F. soldier Karl Tillett. Tillett, we are told, is a resident of Gales Point who was supposed [...]

Baptist Residence is Raided and Police Confiscate DVR Equipment

While Brandon Baptist joined several others from the Backa Lands and PIV gangs on Monday morning to denounce the senseless murder of Dwayne Gabourel, what they didn’t know was that [...]

Prime Minister Leads High Level Belizean Delegation in Mexico

There is a large delegation of Belizean officials in Mexico City this week, headed by Prime Minister John Briceño. The visit comes on the heels of the celebration of Mexico’s [...]

Belize Delegation to Advance Bilateral Trade Relations

During their time in Mexico, trade and agriculture ministers will be meeting with their counterparts and various Mexican agencies to further advance bilateral relations between both countries. Here’s Ambassador Oscar [...]

GOB prepares for vaccine mandate for public buildings Oct 1

The Government of Belize is only a couple days away from enacting its October first vaccine regulations. Referred to as a soft mandate, persons entering public owned buildings, which include [...]

Consultations Prompt Changes to Oct 1 Regulations

There is one change to report. Minister of Health Michel Chebat has decided to scale back the reach of the regulations, reportedly after consultations. Viewers may recall that when he [...]

AG on Balancing Need for Emergency Care and Protecting Health Care Workers

What about accessing public health care facilities in the event of an emergency, without being vaccinated or proof of a negative test? A.G. Young says persons facing a medical emergency [...]

AG on Public Health and Safety Rights

AG Young also discussed the legality of these new regulations. She affirmed that while the Constitution of Belize affords Belizeans certain fundamental rights, those rights are not absolute. Here is [...]

After Training Central Lab Can Detect COVID Variants

The Belize Central Lab now has the capacity to detect COVID-19 variants. Before today, COVID samples were sent out to Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital to discover [...]

Clinical Laboratory Association Questions Training Candidate Selection

And in a post script to this story, as the Central Laboratory prepares to begin sequencing, the Association of Clinical Laboratory Science of Belize says it is disappointed with the [...]

UDP Turns 48 with a New Pledge for Unity

At forty-eight years old, the United Democratic Party is putting unity first after a tumultuous three months that saw the organization plunge into a downward spiral. With an appearance of [...]

NGO Organization Congratulates GOB on Blue Bonds

The Belize Network of NGOs has congratulated the government of Belize on the Blue Bonds Initiative the nation’s marine resources. However, they are also asking GOB to guarantee it will [...]

Garbage Collection Resumes, Fees Imminent

The Belize City Council and Belize Waste Control reached an agreement last Friday after several weeks of a stalemate that resulted in residential garbage accumulating across Belize City. When City [...]