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Shooting on Pelican Street Mars Soca Moca Mas Camp

A shooting in Belize City on Tuesday evening has raised serious concerns about public safety heading into the carnival weekend. The armed attack on Dixon Ramirez, a short distance away [...]

Belize Police Department Assures Public Safety This Carnival Weekend.

In the aftermath of last evening’s shooting that marred the final leg of the carnival mas camp, residents took to social media to express concerns about citizen security heading into [...]

Cpl. Elmer Nah and PC Caliz Acquitted But Remain on Interdiction

Corporal Elmer Nah, a rogue police officer who is being investigated for his alleged role in the landing of a drug plane near Bladen in South Stann Creek, has been [...]

ComPol Williams Disappointed with Outcome of Police Tribunal

In light of the decision taken by the adjudicator, ComPol Williams has requested that the files related to the matter involving Nah and Caliz be turned over to him for [...]

Is Marybeth Wade a Person of Interest in Tanga’s Murder

Is Marybeth Wade wanted for questioning, following the gangland slaying of Winston “Tanga” James back in January?  The question of her alleged involvement in his execution has arisen following an [...]

I Am Not My Hair – M.O.E. Concerned about School Hair Policies

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology today issued a release expressing concern over school hair policies. The release comes on the heels of reports that approximately thirty students [...]

Hair Policy Shift in Schools

Some are of the opinion that the rules regarding hair is archaic, while others argue that it is about discipline. The C.E.O. in the Ministry of Education says that there [...]

Gianni Infantino, the President of FIFA, Meets With Government Officials and F.F.B. Management in Belize

Gianni Infantino, the President of FIFA, is in Belize. He has been in the country since Tuesday. Today, he called on government officials, as well as the staff at the [...]

FIFA President says F.F.B. President Sergio Chuc Leads With Transparency and Accountability

President Infantino was also asked for his take on F.F.B.’s performance, as far as managing FIFA funds are concerned. The two-time FIFA President sang the praises of President Sergio Chuc, [...]

Belize Receives $2 Million in Medical Donations from India/PAHO

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Belize, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, submitted a proposal to the UN-India Development Partnership Fund to assist the country in [...]

No Ambulance for Delicate Police Baby’s Birth; MoHW Investigates

The Ministry of Health is conducting an investigation into the circumstances of a delicate child birth that took place in Orange Walk on Tuesday night in which the mother, a [...]

Floralia Request Runs From Cayo to Corozal

Floralia has applied to the Ministry of Transport for its runs to be expanded. The bus company is now looking to offer its services from Placencia to Belize City and [...]

Lisa Hemmans Robateau Wins KTV the Remix Season 4

After eight weeks of competition, there is a new karaoke champion. The last female standing in season four of Channel Five’s KTV the Remix was Lisa Hemmans-Robateau.  She’s a songstress [...]

Belize Fest 2022 to be Held in Inglewood, California

Los Angeles, California has for decades boasted a large population of Belizeans. Annually during the month of September, a huge festival that attracts thousands is organized in an area known [...]

Plot of Land & Trip to Belize on Raffle at Belize Fest

For the first time, Belize Fest is partnering with the Belize Tourism Board and the Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations. Through this partnership the festival will raffle a plot [...]

More Glitter and Shimmer Rule on Night Two of Carnival Mas Camps

Night two of Carnival Mas Camp 2022 was as pumped and spirited as it used to be in pre-COVID era, with revelers dressing up in their shimmery and colorful costumes [...]

Nurses Southern Regional Hospital Voice Their Concerns to the Minister of Health

On Monday, Minister of Health and Wellness, Kevin Bernard, made a commitment to visit the nurses at the Southern Regional Hospital in the wake of a demonstration that began with [...]

Thirty Million Dollars in Medication and Medical Supplies to Be Distributed

The Ministry of Health and Wellness recently signed tender contracts valued at thirty million dollars for the supply of medications and medical supplies. Minister of Health Kevin Bernard explained that [...]

Consultant for Waterloo Project Responds to NGOs

Nextera Environmental and Engineering Consultant, Allan Herrera, has responded to a group of non-government organizations that wrote to him last week. The group of N.G.O.s had asked Herrera, the principal [...]

Vulcan Denies Using Divide and Conquer Strategy in Gales Point

As we reported last week, Vulcan Materials Company has written to the people of Gales Point, offering them jobs that pay two times the existing minimum wage to carry out [...]

Child Dies From Electrocution in Pomona Village

A child is dead following a freak accident inside her home in Pomona Village. Eight-year-old Jacqueline Valdez was electrocuted while connecting a television to an extension cord. She was alone [...]

“Jungle Rat” is Found Guilty of 2014 Murder

Twenty-seven-year-old Jason Sanchez appeared before Justice Herbert Lord on Monday where he was convicted for the execution style murder of Emmerson Arnold, an employee of Belize Water Services Limited. The [...]

B&B Security Guard Charged for Stealing 15 Boxes of Smirnoff

A security guard employed by the Belize Brewing Company has been charged for stealing fifteen cases of Smirnoff from the compound in Ladyville.  Thirty-year-old Phillip James Lopez is accused of [...]

A Joint U.N. Work Plan for Migrants, Refugees & Belize Amnesty 2022

A second joint U.N. work plan was officially signed today between partner agencies as part of a strategic program to support migrants, refugees and the Belize Amnesty 2022. It is [...]

7,000 Applications for Amnesty Program So Far

During today’s press conference, News Five asked about the status of the Amnesty Program 2022. There are an estimated sixty thousand unregulated migrants living in Belize. The process so far [...]