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BELIZE CITY–An orgy of gun violence seemed to have gripped the city after the murder of Cyril McFoy Robinson, 56, the father of a known gang affiliate, which occurred just a few minutes after 2:00 p.m. [...]

Cops make 41-pound, $12 mil cocaine bust

ORANGE WALK TOWN–Axel Fuentes, 36, a Guatemalan who resides in Ranchito in the Corozal District, was remanded to prison until October 29 when he appeared this afternoon in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court after police busted [...]

PUP “disciplines” Arthur!

BELIZE CITY–The People’s United Party (PUP), yesterday afternoon at a National Executive meeting at their headquarters on Queen Street, removed Arthur Saldivar as the Party’s Belize Rural North standard-bearer. Party Leader Francis Fonseca made the announcement [...]

Dominoes player shot dead on Euphrates

BELIZE CITY–A man was shot dead and another was injured on Wednesday afternoon at about 2:45 when a gunman entered a yard at a house at the corner of Euphrates Avenue and Dean Street and opened [...]

Belize on Obama’s list for drug trafficking

BELIZE CITY–US President Barack Obama today released via memo his Presidential Determination of Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2015, listing Belize among 22 countries. “A country’s presence on the [...]

Uncle Sam wants Bahamians from Titan International Securities

BELIZE CITY–Two Bahamian nationals for whom the US Southern District Court in New York has issued an indictment for money laundering, tax evasion and securities fraud, were arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on a [...]

Paul Morgan, 42, aka Paul Rubio, shot dead

BELIZE CITY–The only weekend murder that was recorded in Belize City took place on Friday, September 12, at about 8:00 p.m. when a laborer of a Mahogany Heights address was gunned down as he sat with [...]

Cop busted with weed, contraband liquor

BENQUE VIEJO–A Belize City cop and a Benque Viejo mason have been remanded to the Belize Central Prison until October 15 on charges of drug trafficking after they were busted with 1,728 grams (about 3.8 pounds) [...]

FBI busts billion-dollar offshore “safe haven”

BELIZE CITY–The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Belize police have launched a major operation at the Matalon and Gordon House on Coney Drive, two of the most prominent business centers in the area, in an [...]

Monisha Stuart crowned 69th Queen of the Bay

BELIZE CITY–On the occasion of official ceremonies held at the Memorial Park in Belize City to commemorate the 216th Anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye, Her Graciousness Monisha Stuart received the scepter from outgoing [...]