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Ex-BDF soldier and night school student   remanded for robbery

Ex-BDF soldier and night school student remanded for robbery

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 11, 2017–Leroy Brown, 20 a former BDF soldier, and Clent Geban, 19, a night school student, a duo who allegedly stole $1,480 from Tomza Butane Gas, located at Mile 1 on the [...]

Teakettle tire-burning protestors arraigned

Teakettle tire-burning protestors arraigned

The villagers say they do not believe the police’s account of    the death of a fellow villager BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Dec. 7, 2017-The strange death of Edwin Antonio Baires “Jose” Hernandez, 20, has caused [...]

Ronald Bradley and Mike Neal remanded for armed robbery

Ronald Bradley and Mike Neal remanded for armed robbery

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 11, 2017–Two men, Ronald Bradley, 26, and Mike Neal, 19, were charged with robbery when they appeared today before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford. They pleaded not guilty to the charge. Senior Magistrate [...]

Arson suspected in fire at Finnegan’s Market

Arson suspected in fire at Finnegan’s Market

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 11. 2017-Pearl “Pauline” Usher, 52, a mother of 12, could only helplessly watch as her source of income went up in flames on Saturday afternoon. Just before 1 o’clock on Saturday afternoon, [...]

Audiaz Lopez, 24, dies in traffic accident

Audiaz Lopez, 24, dies in traffic accident

NUEVO SAN JUAN, Orange Walk District, Wed. Dec. 6, 2017–Audiaz Lopez, 24, of Nuevo San Juan, Orange Walk District, a well-known cargo dispatcher of the San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi of Belize City, died in [...]

Senator Elena Smith, BNTU prez, falls victim to robbery

Senator Elena Smith, BNTU prez, falls victim to robbery

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 6, 2017–In an exclusive interview today with Amandala, president of the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU), Senator Elena Smith, confirmed that she was the victim of what appeared to be an armed [...]

Cop and common-law wife charged with wounding a child, 6

Cop and common-law wife charged with wounding a child, 6

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 6, 2017-A police constable, Tony Gamboa, 31, and his common-law wife, Aricia Gentle, 23, were separately charged with causing wounds to a 6-year-old female child (Gamboa’s daughter, who is Gentle’s stepchild) when [...]

Justice Lucas to issue ruling in murder trial of Keyron Johnson, 27

Justice Lucas to issue ruling in murder trial of Keyron Johnson, 27

Johnson is on trial for the murder of Christopher Jorgenson, 18, in 2012 on the Jane Usher basketball court BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 6. 2017–The trial of Keyron Johnson, 27, accused of the April 2012 murder [...]

Victor Spain, 33, murdered in his living room

Victor Spain, 33, murdered in his living room

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Mon. Dec. 4, 2017– Police in the Cayo District are busy investigating a murder, which is the third to have occurred in less than five days. The most recent victim has been [...]

Undocumented immigrant fatally shot by police

Undocumented immigrant fatally shot by police

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Mon. Dec. 4, 2017– A young undocumented immigrant from El Salvador, who had been residing in Belize for only four months, died after being shot by a police officer over the weekend. [...]