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Beloved Musician and Athlete John King Gunned Down

It was supposed to be the start of a season of celebration as Palm Sunday ushers in Holy Week, but this past weekend was filled with violence, accidents, and sorrow [...]

Musicians Hit Hard By John King’s Murder

Kyron Bennett of “Team No Sleep Music” says King’s murder is a serious blow to musicians seeking to shed a positive light on communities riddled with gang rivalry and drug [...]

Football Federation on King’s Death

News Five also spoke with Marlon Kuylen at the Football Federation of Belize who met John King in training. Kuylen says the F.F.B. seeks to create a safe space for [...]

King had been shot in 2021 at Same Location

John King had a prior attack on his life in June of 2021 at the same location where he was shot and killed on Saturday night. In that incident, King [...]

Police Investigate Murder of Mark Lord on Jones Street

Only an hour before John King was gunned down on Victoria Street Saturday night, there was another murder in Belize City. Thirty nine year old Mark Lord was walking on [...]

Popular Cycling Officials Edison “Vintage” Usher and Kadeem Banks Die in Bike Crash

The Cycling Federation of Belize has lost two members of its team in a motorcycle accident Sunday. It happened when the Annual Women’s Cross Country Cycling Classic was underway from [...]

Who Killed “Yanki” from Mahogany Heights?

Police and neighbours of Carlton Gladden, also known as “Yanki” of Mahogany Heights are trying to figure out who would want him dead. The fifty-two-year-old man was shot dead inside [...]

Missing 15 Year-Old Murdered, Body Found in Cemetery

The fifth and last murder recorded over the weekend was that of a fifteen-year-old in Belmopan. Daniel Gutierrez was reported missing by his aunt last Tuesday, and the family began [...]

First Fatal Accident Reported in Gales Point Manatee

It is the first fatal accident being reported in Gales Point Manatee, but on Saturday night, seventeen-year-old Jashua Samuels lost his life after he lost control of a motorcycle. Around [...]

Two More Injured in Separate Motorbike Crash

In another motorcycle accident over the weekend, Khalila Rodriguez and Daniel Morales were seriously injured, but survived. That crash happened Sunday night on the Cristo Rey road in the Cayo [...]

5 Murders in 4 Days

There have been five murders in four days, between Thursday, April seventh and Sunday, April tenth – two in Mahogany Heights, two in Belize City, and one in Belmopan. Today, [...]

Police Ramping Up Presence in Belize City & Mahogany Heights

So what’s the plan going forward? ComPol Chester Williams says that even though the violence over the last few days is considered isolated events, the department is ramping up presence [...]

Caught Lying: Delivery Guys Charged for Mischievous Act

While the police are offering free escort services to businesses, a pair of delivery guys found themselves in trouble when they made a false report to police that they had [...]

Police Providing Free Escorts to Delivery Services

There are increased reports of robberies at stores, and several cargo trucks have been targeted by armed robbers. The ComPol says that as a department, they are providing free police [...]

W.P.C. Investigated for Breach of Duties in Fight at Terminal

Over the weekend, an unfortunate fight between two women with mental health conditions was captured on video at the bus terminal in Belize City. As the brutality raged on, a [...]

Jaheem Baptist is Shot on Arlington Drive

Twenty-one-year-old Jaheem Baptist was targeted by an unknown assailant on Saturday night while he was walking on Arlington Drive along with several other persons, in Belize City. Someone approached him [...]

No Foul Play in Death of Corozal Businessman

On Friday, we reported to you about the body of a man that was found floating in the sea in Corozal, dressed in a suit. He was identified as sixty-four-year-old [...]

Team Cardinal Wins Female Cross Country Cycling Classic

On Sunday, the women’s cross country classic took place and taking the top two spots were American cyclists from Team Cardinal. Using a tactic to break away from the pack, [...]

Federation V.P. Says Good Showing by Belizean Women Cyclists

Unfortunately, defending champion Kaya Cattouse did not contest the thirty-first Women Cross Country Cycling Classic because she is riding professionally with the L.A. Sweat team in the U.S.  The Women Cross [...]

Melvin Hulse is Laid to Rest in Stann Creek

This morning, family and friends of the late Melvin Hulse gathered at his home near mile twenty on the Hummingbird Highway. The seventy-four-year-old, a true son of the southern soil, [...]