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Marcia Lopez, 22, dies after injuries from monstrous three-vehicle Ladyville collision

Marcia Lopez, 22, dies after injuries from monstrous three-vehicle Ladyville collision

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019– At about 5:30 yesterday evening, Marcia Lopez, 22, a resident of San Pablo, Orange Walk District, who was a mother of 2 toddlers, 6 months and 2 years old, [...]

Robert Brown, 37, charged with murder in alleged love triangle, committed to Supreme Court trial

Robert Brown, 37, charged with murder in alleged love triangle, committed to Supreme Court trial

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 18, 2019– Robert Brown, 37, a heavy-duty equipment operator from Mitchell Estate, Ladyville, who was charged with the murder of Gavin Palmerston, 41, was committed to stand trial in the April session [...]

Bare-faced piracy right in front of Belize City

Bare-faced piracy right in front of Belize City

2 thieves held up 5 fishermen and stole their catch BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019– Five fishermen from Copperbank, Corozal District, were held up and robbed at gunpoint by two pirates, one of whom was [...]

Trial date set for Danny Mason and 4 others for beheading murder of Pastor Llewelyn Lucas

Trial date set for Danny Mason and 4 others for beheading murder of Pastor Llewelyn Lucas

BELMOPAN, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019– In July 2016, the shocking murder of Dangriga pastor Llewellyn Lucas made national and regional headline news when his head was found in the back of a pickup truck in Belmopan. [...]

“Tommy Goff” kills Sherwin Kerr, 28

“Tommy Goff” kills Sherwin Kerr, 28

ROCKVILLE, Belize District, Thurs. Feb. 14, 2019– On Tuesday afternoon, February 5, Sherwin Kerr, 28, a laborer of Rockville, was clearing an area between Mile 13 and 14 on the George Price Highway when he was [...]

In Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, 2 Belizeans shot in drug deal gone bad

In Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, 2 Belizeans shot in drug deal gone bad

They are facing drug and firearm charges BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb 12, 2019– Two Belizean men living in Chicago allegedly went to Erie, Pennsylvania, to sell one kilo of heroin, but the drug deal did not [...]

Belize celebrates Chinese New Year

Belize celebrates Chinese New Year

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 12, 2019– While most Belizeans celebrate the New Year on January 1, Chinese New Year is celebrated in February. All across Belize, firecrackers could be heard throughout the weekend, starting from Saturday. [...]

Constable, injured by senior officer, wants to press charges

Constable, injured by senior officer, wants to press charges

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 14, 2019– An unnamed police constable who allegedly suffered an injury at the hands of a senior police officer reportedly wants to pursue a criminal charge against the officer, who has so [...]

Louis Marroquin, 24, denied bail at Supreme Court

Louis Marroquin, 24, denied bail at Supreme Court

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 8, 2019– Peruvian national Louis Marroquin, 24, one of three foreigners who were remanded to prison on a charge of preparation for a crime, broke down in tears today when Justice Herbert [...]

Victor Bryant company burglarized

Victor Bryant company burglarized

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 11, 2019– The Victor L. Bryant company building located on the Lake Independence Boulevard (from the Chetumal Street bridge to the George Price Highway), was burglarized sometime on Thursday night and the [...]