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Belmopan Says Goodbye to Jon, Vivian and David, As Triple Homicide Investigation Continues

There was a memorial service in Belmopan today for victims of the New Year’s Eve triple homicide. The lives of Jon, Vivian, and David Ramnarace were celebrated by a congregation [...]

Manslaughter Trial Commences Against Former Police Corporal Accused of Killing Youth, Laddie Gillett

The trial of Kareem Martinez, charged with the manslaughter of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett, began today before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Dangriga Supreme Court. Gillett was shot and killed on [...]

Prime Minister Leads Delegation to N.Y.C. to Discuss Blue Bonds

Prime Minister John Briceño and a delegation of senior government officials return to Belize on Saturday after concluding a round of meetings in New York City over the past three [...]

Why was Atlantic Bank Rep Present at Blue Bond Meetings?

Along with the prime minister’s delegation was Greg Maheia, a credit risk officer for Atlantic Bank Limited.  While the group was comprised primarily of government officials, Prime Minister Briceño says [...]

Sixteen Years in Prison for Convicted Rapist

Thirty-seven-year-old Andre Gordon has been sentenced to sixteen years in prison after being convicted of rape. The sentence was initially set for eight years behind bars but was increased by [...]

Man Acquitted of Unlawful Sexual Assault upon Child

A man who was accused of the unlawful sexual assault of a twelve-year-old girl is spending his second night as a free man after he was found not guilty of [...]

Did Chinese Nationals Attempt to Enter Belize with Irregular Belizean Permanent Residency Documents?

And, police is preparing to launch an investigation into happenings at the Immigration Department, following reports that at least nine Chinese nationals recently entered the country with Belizean documents that [...]

Influx of Haitian Nationals to Belize Strain Local Law Enforcement Services

Belize has become a migration point for Haitian nationals who are intent on entering the U.S. The influx of these CARICOM citizens has caused the Immigration Department to become more [...]

Municipal Delineation Exercise To Change Town and City Boundaries across the Country

Earlier this week, News Five took you to Benque Viejo del Carmen and San Jose Succotz where we were able to take a closer look at a land dispute which [...]

Benque and Succotz Councils ‘Jumping the Gun” on Delineation Exercise Says Local Government C.E.O.

And, according to C.E.O. Shal, to address the concerns of both the Succotz Village Council and the Benque Viejo Town Council, it was decided that the proposed Benque boundary lines [...]

U.B. Launches Hummingbird Analytical Laboratory

The University of Belize’s Belmopan Campus today launched its Hummingbird Analytical Lab. An analytical lab offers services that analyze and calcify certain chemical, material, biological, geological and environmental samples. It [...]

Vehicle Plunges into Ditch off Coastal Road

The upgrade to the Coastal Road is not yet complete but already there’s been a near fatal incident. Whoever were the occupants of this black vehicle narrowly missed slamming into [...]

Regional Pok-ta-pok Tournament to be Held in Belize in December 2023

Today, a press conference was held at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex to announce that a regional pok-ta-pok tournament will be hosted in Belize in December of this year. With [...]

Digi Belize City Defenders Coming for the B.E.B.L. Win 2023

The National Elite Basketball League has been rebranded under the new leadership of the Belize Basketball Federation to BEBL, Belize Elite Basketball League. The five months of competition begin tonight [...]

Stella Maris Twins Make Figurines

Stella Maris School is the primary learning institution for special needs children in Belize. It has been in existence since 1958. Geared towards providing diversely-abled children with foundational education to [...]