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Expo 2018 saw decline in attendance numbers, but hailed as a success by BCCI

Expo 2018 saw decline in attendance numbers, but hailed as a success by BCCI

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 18, 2018– Thousands of Belizeans in search of a good bargain and wholesome fun and entertainment converged at the 22nd annual Expo Belize Marketplace on the ITVET campus (old Technical College campus) [...]

Mexican vehicle insurance requirement deferred for about 5 months

Mexican vehicle insurance requirement deferred for about 5 months

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 18, 2018– Belizeans traveling to Chetumal will likely not be denied entry because their vehicles don’t bear the Mexican vehicle insurance, as was announced previously. The Mexico Honorary Consul to Belize, Dr. [...]

Steven Moss, 24, accused of murder, committed to stand trial in Supreme Court

Steven Moss, 24, accused of murder, committed to stand trial in Supreme Court

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– Steven Moss, 24, charged with the murder of Daniel Anderson, 31, was today committed to stand trial in the January 2019 session of the Supreme Court by the Chief Magistrate, [...]

Dennis Haylock, 37, committed to stand trial for unlawful sexual intercourse

Dennis Haylock, 37, committed to stand trial for unlawful sexual intercourse

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– Dennis Haylock, 37, a resident of Lords Bank in the Belize District, who has been charged with unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl 14 years and 11 months old, was [...]

Anke Doehm, 56, seeking court’s permission to consult doctor in US

Anke Doehm, 56, seeking court’s permission to consult doctor in US

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 14, 2018– American national, Anke Doehm, 56, who has been indicted on a charge of cruelty to a child in connection with the death of her 13-year-old adopted daughter, Faye Lin Cannon, [...]

Three men caught after allegedly robbing Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street

Three men caught after allegedly robbing Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– On Saturday afternoon, around 2:30, while the Expo was taking place at the ITVET compound, three masked men robbed Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street, not far from where they [...]

Housekeeper busted with over 7 pounds of weed in San Pedro

Housekeeper busted with over 7 pounds of weed in San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Belize District, Fri. Sept. 14, 2018– Dorla Morales, 28, a housekeeper of San Pedrito, San Pedro, is in police custody after she was busted with 3,277 grams (7.22 pounds) of cannabis at [...]

Police charge Wayne Welch, 24, with shooting Dawn Parchue, 23

Police charge Wayne Welch, 24, with shooting Dawn Parchue, 23

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– Police have charged Wayne Welch, 24, a plumber residing in Lake Independence, with attempted murder, dangerous harm, and use of deadly means of harm for the shooting of Dawn Parchue, [...]

Victor Hernandez, 18, charged for accidentally killing coworker

Victor Hernandez, 18, charged for accidentally killing coworker

4 ½ MILES, GEORGE PRICE HIGHWAY, Tues. Sept. 11, 2018– On Monday of last week at about 10 p.m., Jeffrey Hernandez, 21, was cleaning the inside of a cement mixer at his worksite at AP Enterprise [...]

Premium Wines robbed of over $57,000

Premium Wines robbed of over $57,000

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 12, 2018– On Friday, September 7, Premium Wines, a well-known store at 166 Newtown Barracks that specializes in the sale of fine wines and other liquors, was raided by robbers who looted [...]