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Was “Mumush” tortured to death?

MAHOGANY HEIGHTS, Belize District, Mon. June 29, 2015–The search for Desmond “Mumush” Usher (also known as Myers), 23, of Mahogany Heights, who was reported missing since Saturday, concluded at about 9:30 this morning when his decomposing [...]

Speaker removes PUP senator … for laughing too loudly!

BELMOPAN, Fri. June 26, 2015–In the recent months, there has been much public debate and commentary from social partners over the controversial Petrocaribe Loans Amendment, and in response to concerns raised by social partners since the [...]

Two charged for murder of Hattieville taxi operator

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 29, 2015–Two Belize City men were arraigned on a charge of murder this afternoon in connection with the shooting death of Hattieville taxi operator Patrick Spencer Tillett, 39. Charles Middleton and Cesario [...]

Mark Swaso, 39, found dead off South Water Caye

SOUTH WATER CAYE, Stann Creek District, Mon. June 29, 2015–A Sunday afternoon fishing outing ended tragically for a Dangriga man who works on South Water Caye as a tour guide with International Zoological Expeditions (IZE). Friends [...]

GOB raids Santa Cruz Maya!

PUNTA GORDA TOWN, Thurs. June 25, 2015–The mood was tense outside the Punta Gorda Magistrate’s Court yesterday, Wednesday, as eleven residents of Santa Cruz Village, Toledo, along with the mouthpiece of the Maya Leaders Alliance (MLA) [...]

Racial discrimination or Mayan justice?

PUNTA GORDA TOWN, Thurs. June 25, 2015–The alcalde (mayor) system, which has been accepted as a form of local government, exists in certain Kekchí and Mopán Maya villages in Belize, and was designed so that an [...]

Patrick Dean Tillett, 39, shot dead on Cairo Street

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 25, 2015–The seemingly never-ending gun violence in Belize City has claimed yet another life, this time, that of a well-known taxicab driver Patrick Dean Tillett, 39, of Hattieville, also known as “Nally,” [...]

Melvin “Flipping” Hulse’s strange resignation!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 25, 2015–On Monday, an audio recording of an extended rant by United Democratic Party (UDP) standard bearer for the Stann Creek West constituency, Melvin Hulse, also known as “The Flipping Minister” during [...]

Hulse attacks; Barrow threatens; Hulse retreats!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 22, 2015–This morning, a news bombshell of serious proportions sent shock waves throughout the media: a voice recording, identified to be that of former UDP Minister Melvin Hulse, now standard bearer for [...]

Man facing eviction from Santa Cruz claims racism by Maya

SANTA CRUZ, Toledo District, Mon. June 22, 2015–Reports reaching Amandala are that on Saturday, June 20, Rupert Myles, a Creole man who has a child with a Maya woman of Santa Cruz, Toledo, was unceremoniously cuffed [...]