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The mysterious “Mr. Middleton” unmasked by Cassanova

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Wed. Mar. 22, 2017–The Auditor General’s Special Audit into the Passport, Visa and Nationality Departments of the Immigration Ministry revealed that 8 visa stickers were discovered missing from the Western Border in December [...]

Director of CITO lives in New York!

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017–Last year, Candelaria Saldivar, former Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry responsible for Immigration and sister of Belmopan area representative John Saldivar, was put on early retirement after having received [...]

Rotten corned beef controversy sparks ban on imports from Brazil

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017–Belize today joined a number of other Caribbean countries which have imposed a ban on imports of corned beef originating from Brazil, including cans of Grace corned beef, which could have [...]

Murder convicts to be considered for parole

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017–Parliament is expediting passage of a suite of 4 bills as a part of criminal justice reform which would enable murder convicts to be considered for parole—a reform pushed in [...]

Brother chops sister to death

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 20, 2017–Julianne Burke, 28, had just finished work at Aisha’s Restaurant on Dunn Street at about 8 o’clock Sunday night and was going with her 6-year-old son to her room, which is [...]

Third Belizean killed in Melchor

MELCHOR DE MENCOS, El Peten, Guatemala, Sun. Mar. 19, 2017–In less than two weeks, another Belizean has been murdered in Melchor. On Friday at approximately 9 p.m., San Jose Succotz resident and tour operator, Carlos “Botty” [...]

“Red Top” did in “El Tigre”

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 20, 2017–A man known as “El Tigre,” 62, reportedly originally from Corozal Town, a lover of Red Top rum who used to hang out at the Commercial Center on Regent Street with [...]

Canadian man, wanted for murder in Belize, also wanted in Canada

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Belize District, Mon. Mar. 20, 2017–Canadian national Jordan Bacchus, 27, has been wanted in Belize for murder since last year. However, before Belizean police officers could nab him, he made a clean [...]

Media boycott remains!

Whylie and Aragon need to “get the sense” that the media and police must function in an atmosphere of mutual respect. BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 16, 2017–For the first time in its evolving history, Belize’s various [...]

Two men charged for Kenora Ara’s horrendous murder

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Mar. 16, 2017–It appears that police have solved the horrendous murder of Kenora Gabby Ara, 18, of Blackman Eddy whose corpse was found smoldering and burned almost beyond recognition after she was [...]