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Jealousy, rage and murder in San Pedro

Jealousy, rage and murder in San Pedro

Anabel Matilde Bacelis Kumul, 36, a Mexican of Othon P Blanco, Chetumal, who is a resident of the Mosquito Coast area of South Ambergris Caye, was taken to the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court today, Thursday, before [...]

71-year-old attacked by 4 rottweilers

71-year-old attacked by 4 rottweilers

Less than a month ago, on the night of Friday, July 4, three dogs attacked and killed Jeffrey O’Brien, 23, a fisherman of Independence, and on Saturday evening, an eerily similar incident occurred, in which a [...]

Police fight crime by arresting bicycle riders

Police fight crime by arresting bicycle riders

Hundreds of Belize City residents are currently up in arms following the implementation of a once dormant law which has now come into effect as Belize City police have begun to seize both bicycles and cyclists [...]

Penner case struck out

Penner case struck out

The Hon. Elvin Penner, the former Minister of State with responsibility for Immigration who is accused of violating the public trust that accompanied his Cabinet portfolio, walked out of the courtroom of Belmopan Magistrate Aretha Ford [...]

Preacher stabbed to death in church yard

Preacher stabbed to death in church yard

A well-known preacher in the community, Oscar John Lambey, 28, of Rivero Street Extension, was found dead at about 6:20 this morning in the Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist compound, in the Cinderella Plaza area. The death [...]

Warring Ladyville couple bound to keep the peace

Warring Ladyville couple bound to keep the peace

“I love her … I must have taken 30 licks in my head …I am not going back,” husband told the court.  A Ladyville couple who have had a stormy, violent relationship was ordered to keep [...]

Cañeros “outraged” at BSI’s 51-cent bagasse proposal

Cañeros “outraged” at BSI’s 51-cent bagasse proposal

The farmers do not believe the sugar company, BSI, is acting in good faith In a unified show of defiance today, local cañeros gave an outright “thumbs down” to a proposal which was made by factory [...]

Security guard, 58, found floating in tilapia pond

Security guard, 58, found floating in tilapia pond

The body of a security guard was fished from a tilapia farm in La Democracia this past Friday, and based on the circumstances surrounding his death, his family is convinced that foul play led to his [...]

6 years for $100 crack cocaine !

6 years for $100 crack cocaine !

Sentence: 3 years and $10,000 — the crack cocaine the woman, 35, was carrying weighed 1.2 grams A Crooked Tree woman was sentenced to 3 years in prison and fined $10,000 after she pleaded guilty to [...]

Lionel Sampson, 28, shot to death 6:25 a.m. Thursday

Lionel Sampson, 28, shot to death 6:25 a.m. Thursday

Shortly after 6:25 this morning, officers from Precinct #2 Police Station on Racoon Street visited Gravy Street, located in the Iguana Street Extension area, and near an earthen drain they spotted the body of a man [...]