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Police cover-up; Pastor Natalie Robinson, 41, charged with wounding and harm

Police cover-up; Pastor Natalie Robinson, 41, charged with wounding and harm

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 17, 2018– It appears that there is a cover-up regarding a pastor, Natalie Robinson, 41, who was arraigned in the #2 Magistrate’s Court on Monday, May 14, on charges of wounding and [...]

Now is not the right moment to amend the Maritime Areas Act, says PM Barrow

Now is not the right moment to amend the Maritime Areas Act, says PM Barrow

Dr. Assad Shoman told the BNTU as far back as 2016 that the Maritime Areas act must be amended BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 17, 2018– At his press conference yesterday at the Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel, [...]

Juan Caducio, real estate agent, 73, drowns while fishing

Juan Caducio, real estate agent, 73, drowns while fishing

PLACENCIA, Stann Creek District, Tues. May 15, 2018– Juan Cordero Caducio, 73, a real estate agent, went fishing alone in his boat Sunday morning. but failed to return home that evening. This made his friends and [...]

Shots fired at Belmopan mayor’s house

Shots fired at Belmopan mayor’s house

BELMOPAN, Wed. May 16, 2018– On Monday night at around 10:30, shots were fired in the Cohune Walk area at the house of Belmopan mayor Khalid Belisle and at his fiancé’s car, which was parked on [...]

Three weed busts over the weekend

Three weed busts over the weekend

BELIZE, Mon. May 14, 2018– Three drug busts reportedly occurred over the weekend. The first occurred in the Orange Walk District, on Friday at around 5 p.m., when police conducted a search on Asuncion Street in [...]

Aquatic life found dead in Ambergris Caye, New River, and the Belize River

Aquatic life found dead in Ambergris Caye, New River, and the Belize River

No definite answers as yet BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 14, 2018– On May 8, Ambergris Today reported that dead fish had washed ashore near Sandy Toes Beach Bar and Grill on the island. Among the dead [...]

Guatemalans jumpy at the Adjacency Zone over Belize construction work

Guatemalans jumpy at the Adjacency Zone over Belize construction work

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 14, 2018– Guatemalans got jumpy at the Adjacency Zone between Belize and Melchor on Sunday, when Belize Defence Force light engineers moved to clear the area of Guatemalan taxis so that they [...]

Sandhill fisherman charged with attempted murder

Sandhill fisherman charged with attempted murder

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 14, 2018– Jude Moody, 28, a fisherman of Mile 19, Philip Goldson Highway, Sandhill, was arraigned on three indictable offences when he appeared today before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford. The charges were [...]

Almost 6 years later, enforcement of Draconian gun law leads to a constitutional rights violation claim

Almost 6 years later, enforcement of Draconian gun law leads to a constitutional rights violation claim

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 9, 2018–  Yesterday in the Supreme Court of Justice Shona Griffith, a constitutional challenge to what has been described as “the Draconian gun law” was heard. Following the two-and-a-half hour hearing, Justice [...]

CitCo votes to terminate City Administrator Candice Miller

CitCo votes to terminate City Administrator Candice Miller

Miller was fired for dereliction of duty BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 10, 2018– The Belize City Council voted yesterday, Wednesday, May 9, to terminate the services of City Administrator, Candice Miller for dereliction of fiduciary duties [...]