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Scrubbie Surrenders after Being on the Lam for Almost 2 Months

A fugitive, who escaped from police custody almost two months ago, turned himself in at the Queen Street Police Station this morning in the company of his attorney. He absconded [...]

Two Friends Die Together in O.W. Traffic Accident

Two friends perished when the vehicle they were traveling in careened off the San Felipe Road in Trinidad Village, Orange Walk and flipped over several times. The incident happened Saturday [...]

Woman Dies in Traffic Accident in Western Belize

A woman has died in a traffic accident out west over the weekend. It happened in Selena Village off the Spanish Lookout Road around ten thirty p.m. on Saturday. The [...]

Motorcycles Collide; One Person Killed

Two motorcycles collided around one on Saturday afternoon in Santa Elena Town, Cayo, and its result was deadly. When police arrived at the scene on George Price Street, they found [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Detained Pending Charges; Orange Walk Resident Died After Fight

A Belize Defense Force soldier is facing charges following the death of a man in Orange Walk Town. The B.D.F. and Ministry of National Defence and Border Security issued a [...]

Video of Tour Guide Being Manhandled By Police at Municipal Airstrip Causes Furor

It is a scene all too familiar to the Belizean public. A police officer caught apparently acting in a manner unbecoming of the Police Department in the execution of his [...]

Police Say Incident at Airstrip under Investigation

The Assistant Superintendent of Police, Fitzroy Yearwood, today characterized the actions of the officers as “unprofessional.” During the weekly press briefing, he said the Professional Standards Branch is carrying out [...]

Citizens Can Record Police Officer Actions for Transparency

ASP Yearwood also made some clarifications about a civilian’s right to video record an officer during a search. According to Yearwood, a police officer cannot stop a civilian from recording [...]

Minister of Home Affairs and Others Respond to Police Incident

The response to the video that circulated over the weekend has been swift. The Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, issued a statement saying his administration prides itself in “deliberately [...]

Police Make Two Arrests in Connection with Two Separate Burglaries

Police have provided updates in connection with burglaries that occurred last week. In Roaring Creek, it was a group of five men who invaded the home of a husband and [...]

Delivery Truck Held Up in St. Mathews; Suspects Detained

A mid-day robbery was caught on camera earlier today in St. Mathews Village. An eyewitness captured the moment three bandits held up a truck driver and his co-worker at gun [...]

NEAB and Other Groups to Push for Referendum against Legalizing Marijuana

A coalition of groups who oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use have reportedly written to the Prime Minister with their intent to trigger a people’s referendum. According to [...]

Mahogany Street Pothole Problem Persists

Mahogany Street is arguably the busiest thoroughfare in Belize City and is alive with activity virtually around the clock. Lately it has been overlooked by City Hall and has fallen [...]

School Students Complete Financial Literacy Training

Students from three Belize City schools have graduated from a series of financial literacy classes. The three month program, tailored for young people, provided practical financial management skills that laid [...]

Financial Literacy Classes for Better Futures

Public Relations Officer, at the U.S. Embassy, Adam Benz, says the students from three schools selected, St. John Vianney, St. John’s Anglican, and the Unity Presbyterian primary schools, were taught [...]

Jacob Leslie is the New President of the Basketball Federation

He has had an active role in the local basketball scene – from playing the sport, to the management of a team, and even organizing sporting events. And this past [...]

What’s in the Future for Basketball in Belize?

While there will be an official handing over and press conference later this week, News Five asked B.B.F. President Jacob Leslie about the resurgence of basketball as a leading sport. [...]

Deon Sutherland Returned as President of Athletics Association

In other sports news, elections for the Belize Athletics Association were held on Saturday and Deon Sutherland was returned as its president. Sutherland has been at the helm of the [...]

Athletics Association Wants Athletes to Compete, Not Participate in Olympics

President Deon Sutherland says that one of the tasks of the association is to create an enabling environment, providing athletes with access to facilities and coaching staff to train and [...]