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Two Persons Killed When Ambulance Crashes Into Their Motorcycle

A man and a woman are dead after they were knocked down on Monday night as they were traveling across the Beaver Dam Bridge between miles thirty-eight and thirty-nine on [...]

Russell Bernardez is Executed in Belize City

It’s been just over a week since we’ve reported on a murder or even a case of gun violence across the country. That is until this morning when the body [...]

Belize is No Longer 1 of Top 10 Most Murderous Countries in the World

A recent report by Insight Crime suggests that the murder rate of Belize has decreased from one hundred and twenty-five homicides recorded in 2021 to one hundred and thirteen in [...]

Man Reported Missing on Private Island

Today, the Belize Police Department issued a missing person’s bulletin for Elrick Lee Vairez. The thirty-one-year-old was reported missing on Monday. He was reportedly last seen walking on a private [...]

P.M. Briceño Says Government is Prepared to Work with Bus Operators

The clock is ticking pending the removal of the chair of the Transport Board, based on an ultimatum issued by the Belize Bus Association on Monday.  It is the latest [...]

P.M. Briceño Says Unions’ April 1st Ultimatum is Unfortunate

Prime Minister Briceño has also responded to the unions who have also issued an April first deadline for the unfreezing of increments for public officers.  The ultimatum follows a series [...]

Attorney General Responds to Criticism on Chief Magistrate Succession

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser is set to retire very shortly. News Five has confirmed reports that a Sri Lankan national has been selected to succeed Fraser as Chief Magistrate. This [...]

AG Disappointed in Chief Magistrate’s Public Comments on Successor

And, to cast aside aspersions that AG Marin-Young is fully acquainted with the individual that the commission selected to fill the post, she says she does not know much about [...]

I.D.B. Holds 36th Meeting of Regional Governors in Belize

The thirty-sixth annual meeting of the Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank member countries in Central America and the Dominican Republic concluded today in San Pedro.  In his inaugural meeting [...]

P.M. Briceño Discusses World Bank Visit to Belize

On Monday, Cabinet also met with a delegation from the World Bank to discuss, among other issues, Belize’s eligibility to join the International Development Association, an arm of the World [...]

P.M. Announces a New Three-day Budget Debate Schedule

The presentation of the General Revenue Appropriations Bill for the fiscal year 2023/2024 will be made in the House of Representatives on March tenth.  Thereafter, parliament will meet to debate [...]

A look at the Market Culture in Belize City

On tonight’s edition of Kolcha Tuesday we take you to the Michael Finnegan Market in Belize City. If you have ever set out to purchase fresh produce in Belize City, [...]

3 Honda Motorcycles for Boom, Bermudian Landing

Today, the Burrell Boom Village Council in partnership with RodLa Construction Company Limited and Belize Rural North area representative Marconi Leal Senior handed over three Honda motorcycles to the Belize [...]

Police Mobility to Improve in Other Communities, Villages

…and the Commissioner of Police says that he is hoping that other communities will also get support to improve the department’s mobile unit and by extension, its ability to respond [...]

Will Anyone Be Charged for Simon Lamb Street Fire

In an update to Monday’s fire on Simon Lamb Street, the media asked the Communications Director of the Belize Police Department, Assistant Superintendent Fitzroy Yearwood if any charges will be [...]

Bridging the Gaps of Mental Illness Treatment in Belize

A study done by the Pan American Health Organization in 2013 found that thirteen percent of adults in Belize suffer from some form of mental illness. According to PAHO, the [...]

ComPol Resolute on Addressing Mental Health Cases

As has been reported, by law, it is the police who have the mandate to handle any mental health patient who may be having an acute episode. The last time [...]