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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 [...]

Guatemalan plantations found in the southern part of the Chiquibul National Park

Guatemalan plantations found in the southern part of the Chiquibul National Park

CAYO DISTRICT, Thurs. May 10, 2018– On May 8, the Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) had reported on some plantations belonging to Guatemalan farmers that were found in the South Cebada area of the Chiquibul [...]

Demetrio Patt, 47, in coma after being beaten with baseball bat after RTA

Demetrio Patt, 47, in coma after being beaten with baseball bat after RTA

He was beaten by men who were riding in a vehicle that was in a minor collision with his vehicle. TRIAL FARM, Orange Walk District, Thurs. May 10, 2018– Demetrio Patt, 47, a laborer of Caledonia, [...]

Councilor Micah Goodin hangs up on Amandala

Councilor Micah Goodin hangs up on Amandala

BELIZE CITY, Fri. May 4, 2018– On Thursday morning, as he was leaving the studios of the KREM WUB morning show, we asked Belize City mayor Bernard Wagner to comment on councilor Micah Goodin’s social media [...]

2 houses destroyed by fire in Price Alley

2 houses destroyed by fire in Price Alley

BELIZE CITY, Sun. May 6, 2018– Two wooden houses, about ten feet apart, were completely destroyed by fire in Price Alley at about 12:30 last night. One of the homes was an abandoned house that belonged [...]

Jason Sutherland, 29, murdered in yard on southside

Jason Sutherland, 29, murdered in yard on southside

BELIZE CITY, Fri. May 4, 2018– Jason Sutherland, 29, a laborer of Fabers Road, Belize City, was killed around 8:30 last night in Sutherland’s yard, at the corner of Fabers Road and Central American Boulevard. Information [...]

Kevaughan “Bigga” Staine convicted of attempted murder

Kevaughan “Bigga” Staine convicted of attempted murder

BELIZE CITY, Fri. May 4, 2018– Kevaughan Staine, 25, aka “Bigga”, charged with the attempted murder of his cousin, Taisha Staine, 23, was found guilty of the charge today by Justice Colin Williams in a trial [...]