Crime

Husband flogged her with a machete then set her on fire, says woman

Husband flogged her with a machete then set her on fire, says woman

SANTA CLARA VILLAGE, Corozal District, Thurs. June 18, 2015–Maria Pech, 36, a housewife of Santa Clara, Corozal District, is lucky to be alive after her husband, Joel Alfredo Pech, 33, allegedly lashed her with a machete [...]

Body of missing George Street man found decomposing in the pan of his truck

Body of missing George Street man found decomposing in the pan of his truck

MILE 8 COMMUNITY, Belize District, Thurs. May 21, 2015–Denfield L. L. Bowen, 28, the father of 5 children of a George Street address, who was reported missing since Friday, May 1, exactly 3 weeks ago, was [...]

Judge will rule on Keyren Tzib bail application Wed

Judge will rule on Keyren Tzib bail application Wed

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Apr. 10, 2015–On Easter Monday, April 6, a Coast Guard vessel was returning to base after a multi-agency operation around San Pedro, but before the boat docked, there was a shooting on board [...]

Mark Rhamdas, Jr., ambushed and fatally shot

Mark Rhamdas, Jr., ambushed and fatally shot

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 9, 2015–The gun violence in Belize City has again claimed a life. Mark Anthony Rhamdas, Jr., 25, a resident of Albert Street West, was shot in the chest and abdomen at about [...]

Keyren Tzib charged with attempted murder

Keyren Tzib charged with attempted murder

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Apr. 7, 2015–This afternoon, CIB police officers escorted Keyren Tzib, 24, a six-year veteran female seaman of the Belize Coast Guard, to the Magistrate’s Court, where she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie [...]

Akeem Thurton’s conviction affirmed

Akeem Thurton’s conviction affirmed

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Mar. 27, 2015 [...]

Skeletal remains found, believed to be that of Cayetano Nah, 83

Skeletal remains found, believed to be that of Cayetano Nah, 83

CAMALOTE, Cayo District, Fri. Mar. 27, 2015–The ongoing search for senior citizen Cayetano Nah, 83, of Camalote, Cayo District, who has been missing since Monday morning, February 2, ended about 2:30 this afternoon in a pasture [...]

Jermaine Belgrave, 33, beats murder rap!

Jermaine Belgrave, 33, beats murder rap!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 19, 2015–Jermaine Belgrave, 33, a Taylor’s Alley resident, was acquitted of murder this afternoon after Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas, who heard the case without a jury, found that he could not [...]

Convict argues against carnal knowledge conviction before Court of Appeal

Convict argues against carnal knowledge conviction before Court of Appeal

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Mar 10, 2015–   A man who was convicted of three counts of carnal knowledge while he was out on parole for a 25-year manslaughter sentence was before the Court of Appeal this [...]

Jermaine Belgrave, 33, on trial for the 2011 murder of Cleo Robinson

Jermaine Belgrave, 33, on trial for the 2011 murder of Cleo Robinson

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Mar. 6, 2015–The trial of accused murderer Jermaine Belgrave began yesterday, Thursday morning, in the Supreme Court of Justice Adolph Lucas, who is hearing the case without a jury. On February 23, 2010, [...]