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American Bradley Paumen for Supreme Court

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 28, 2016–American national Bradley Paumen and his co-accused, his mechanic Lizburn Anderson, Belmopan businessman Jahan Abadi and Korean-American Hyang Choing Park, all appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith in her Belize [...]

Alfonso Castillo, 30, succumbs to stabbing injuries

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 28, 2016–Alfonso Castillo, 30, a resident of Victoria Street who was scheduled to be released from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, after recovering from being stabbed, died at about 7:00 this morning. [...]

16-year-old Tyrese “Tydie” Carcamo succumbs

BELIZE CITY, Tues. July 26, 2016–Tyrese “Tydie” Carcamo, 16, was pronounced dead by medical officers at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) at around 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday. Carcamo had suffered severe head injuries after a [...]

Perilous times!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 28, 2016–A demand from British billionaire Michael Ashcroft to have the Government of Belize pay US$70 million more to him in foreign currency, rather than the $134.9 million paid to him in [...]

Bella Regina Williams, 34, stabbed to death

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Mon. July 25, 2016–Hours before she was murdered, Bella Regina Williams, 34, may have danced with her suspected killer at the La Cabana Restaurant and Discotheque in Belmopan, Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett told [...]

Shot in the back while making panades

GARDENIA, Belize District, Mon. July 25, 2016–Nathan Underwood, 38, was gunned down as he was making panades in his kitchen at Nate’s Cool Spot located in Gardenia, at Mile 21 on the Philip Goldson Highway. The [...]

Decision on Orozco’s sodomy challenge due Wednesday

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 25, 2016–A landmark challenge to a clause in Belize’s Criminal Code which includes sodomy and bestiality as crimes punishable by 10 years in prison, met its first legal challenge some years ago, [...]

William Mason in hot, hot water!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 21, 2016–Belizeans are still struggling to come to terms with the kidnapping and shocking beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas, popularly known as “Pastor Lue,” which came to light last Friday night when [...]

Mason and 4 cohorts remanded for Pastor Lue’s beheading

BELIZE CITY, Tues. July 19, 2016–Five men accused of a bizarre homicide appeared this morning in Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith’s courtroom for a second attempt at charging them in court for the murder of Pastor [...]

Income Tax office armed robbers remanded

BELMOPAN, Thurs. July 21, 2016–Five days after three impostor policemen held up and robbed the Belmopan Income Tax Office located on Trinity Boulevard and got away with about $29,000, along with the gun of the policeman [...]