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3 busted with 5 lbs. cocaine in Silk Grass

3 busted with 5 lbs. cocaine in Silk Grass

SILK GRASS, Stann Creek District, Wed. Apr. 10, 2019– Three men — Joseph Nolberto, 60, a laborer of Silk Grass; John Mendez, 44, an electrician of Dangriga; and Matthew Williams, 66, a businessman of Orange Walk [...]

San Ignacio man, 29, shot to death in his home

San Ignacio man, 29, shot to death in his home

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Wed. Apr. 9, 2019– Loyden Bejerano, 29, a laborer of Oscar Sabido Layout, was found dead in his house at about 11:30 Saturday night by his girlfriend, who had gone to his [...]

Politicizing the constitutional challenge to the Special Agreement

Politicizing the constitutional challenge to the Special Agreement

BELIZE CITY, Tues, Apr. 9, 2019– Prime Minister Dean Barrow, in his public comments about the Chief Justice’s decision to grant an interim injunction in order to address the Opposition People’s United Party’s constitutional challenge to [...]

Macario Tzib, 48, found murdered at home

Macario Tzib, 48, found murdered at home

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Tues. Apr. 9, 2019– A retired park ranger, Macario Tzib, 48, who was employed as a security guard and lived alone in a one-flat timber house on Thornley Street, San Ignacio, was [...]

Sportsman Percival Flowers, Jr., drowns in Double Head Cabbage

Sportsman Percival Flowers, Jr., drowns in Double Head Cabbage

DOUBLE HEAD CABBAGE, Belize District, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– Percival Flowers, Jr., 38, a laborer and a well-known sportsman of Double Head Cabbage, drowned in the Belize River while swimming with his friends at about 2:30 [...]

Skeletal remains found behind Los Lagos

Skeletal remains found behind Los Lagos

LOS LAGOS, Belize District, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– Workers in a savanna behind Los Lagos found the skeletal remains of a person, whose identity is not yet known, yesterday around 1:00 p.m. Police searched the area [...]

Chaslin Garcia, 16, missing from home

Chaslin Garcia, 16, missing from home

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– Chaslin Garcia, 16, a student and resident of Girls Home in Hattieville, has been reported missing since Wednesday last, and her whereabouts remain unknown. Andrea Requeña, 44, an officer [...]

Wife of Toledo village council chairman found dead with  rope around her neck

Wife of Toledo village council chairman found dead with rope around her neck

SUNDAY WOOD, Toledo District, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– The wife of the village council chairman of Sunday Wood was found hanging by the neck from a tree at about 6:30 yesterday morning in the village. She [...]

James Gibson, 21, arraigned for murder of his cousin, Malcolm Leslie, 18

James Gibson, 21, arraigned for murder of his cousin, Malcolm Leslie, 18

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Apr. 2, 2019– An argument between two cousins led to the death of one of them, Malcolm Leslie, 18, and the arrest of the other, James Emmanuel Gibson, 21, on a charge of [...]

GAF incident on Sarstoon River results in another Belize Protest Note

GAF incident on Sarstoon River results in another Belize Protest Note

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 4, 2019– In the early hours of Monday morning, there was an incident on the Sarstoon River involving a a group of Belize Territorial Volunteers on a boat who were being harassed [...]