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Coast Guard Member Loses Life Tragically At Sea

A Coast Guard member lost his life at sea today – the first fatal incident involving a sailor on the open waters since the Belize Coast Guard was commissioned into [...]

Coast Guard Conducting Investigation into Fatal Accident at Sea

Even though first information is that Garcia lost his life by accident, Coast Guard Commandant, Rear Admiral Elton Bennett says that separate investigations will be carried out by the police, [...]

Elmer Nah’s P.I. Adjourned Until December 15th

The preliminary inquiry in the case of accused murderer, former police corporal, Elmer Nah, was deferred to December fifteenth. While the media was not allowed to enter the courtroom of [...]

Oscar Selgado Returns to Court

The trial against attorney Oscar Selgado continued today in the courtroom of High Court Justice Nigel Pilgrim. Selgado stands accused of abetment to commit murder against Marilyn Barnes. The voir [...]

No Charges for Bonner and Kerr in Fatal Stabbing of Belize City Mechanic

Twenty-five-year-old Feleecia Kerr and her mother Farah Bonner have been released from police custody without being charged for the stabbing death of Belize City mechanic Dean Halliday.  As we’ve reported, [...]

Police Say Verbal Dispute Led to Murder of Leslie Verde

On Tuesday, forty-four-year-old Juan Carlos Novelo was taken into police custody where he was later arraigned in the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court for the crime of murder.  The charge was [...]

Coast Guard Member Involved in Brawl Will Likely Be Dismissed

There was a brawl at Long Island Night Spot in Belize City that presumably happened over the weekend involving a coast guard member. A brief clip of the commotion shows [...]

Handgun and Ammunition Found Near Barrio el Juda

The discovery of a high-powered weapon in the vicinity of Barrio el Juda, along the western border with Guatemala near Benque Viejo, raises serious concerns regarding border security.  On Monday, [...]

BPD Now Accepting Nominations for Police Association Candidates

Elections for a new executive of the Belize Police Association are coming up and a call for nominations of potential candidates has been announced.  This evening, News Five spoke with [...]

Understanding the Inner Operations of B.E.L.: The National Grid

In tonight’s episode of our biweekly series, Bringing Energy to Life, we look at the national grid and how it is managed and operated by Belize Electricity Limited.  We visited [...]

Seventy-Nine Persons in Public Life Failed to Submit Filings

The Prevention of Corruption in Public Life Act seeks to strengthen measures to prevent and combat corruption, as well as establish probity, integrity, and responsibility in public life. But several [...]

What will Police Department do About Integrity Commission Files?

When we caught up with ComPol Williams this evening, he was also asked about the latest developments with the files that are yet to be turned over to the Office [...]

Joe Taylor Bridge in PG to be Replaced

In October, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing announced that it would be replacing the Joe Taylor Bridge in Punta Gorda Town. The ministry said that the infrastructure development [...]

PG Residents Complain about Alternative Route

The new bridge is expected to cost two-point-three million dollars and should be completed in fifteen months. It will span twenty-five meters in length and fourteen meters in width. It [...]

Achieving ISO 17075 Accreditation

The Department of the Environment is partnering with the UK Government through the Ocean Country Partnership Programme to enhance marine science capabilities in three core areas: marine pollution, biodiversity loss, [...]

Scratch and Win Winner Hails from Rural Belize

It’s been a while since we’ve heard that someone has won a big prize on Scratch and Win, but tonight, there’s a winner to report on. This latest winner, who [...]