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Valdez refused to “call name!”

Valdez refused to “call name!”

The ex-Superintendent of Police refused to say who ordered him to stop investigating the immigration irregularities,  “due to legal ramifications” BELMOPAN, Wed. July 19, 2017–At the Senate Select Committee investigating the Auditor General’s report on the [...]

Two cops charged with extortion

Two cops charged with extortion

BELIZE CITY, Wed. July 19, 2017–Two police officers who had been arrested and charged with extortion, were brought to court today by Crimes Investigation Branch police officers so that they could be arraigned on the charge. [...]

Newborn baby found in East Canal

Newborn baby found in East Canal

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 20, 2017–The body of a full-term, newborn infant was recovered from the East Canal near the South Street Bridge at about 9:00 this morning. The infant was declared dead on the scene [...]

Keith Yearwood alleges GSU brutality

Keith Yearwood alleges GSU brutality

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 17, 2017–Keith Francis Yearwood, a younger brother of Inspector of Police Fitzroy Yearwood, a Police Press Officer for Eastern Division North, told Amandala this evening that he suffered an unprovoked beating by [...]

Juan Choc, 23, remanded for murder of Bangladeshi businessman

Juan Choc, 23, remanded for murder of Bangladeshi businessman

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 17, 2017–A construction worker was arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison this morning on a charge of murder in connection with the death by strangulation of a Bangladeshi businessman who [...]

New trial for Orel Leslie, Tyrone Meighan and Brandon Baptist

New trial for Orel Leslie, Tyrone Meighan and Brandon Baptist

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 17, 2017–The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Belize’s highest court, held a hearing by teleconference this morning between its headquarters in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and the Belize City Supreme Court, where [...]

The sad, sordid San Pedro story of Faye Lin

The sad, sordid San Pedro story of Faye Lin

The American couple are “persons of interest” in the killing of a 13-year-old child in their care, Fay Lin Cannon BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 13, 2017–An American couple, David Doehm, 56, and his wife Anke Doehm, [...]

Cartels have use for fake military uniforms

Cartels have use for fake military uniforms

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Orange Walk District, Thurs. July 13, 2017–Last Thursday, a Belizean man who lives close to the Belize-Mexico border was busted by police and BDF officers with close to 100 BDF uniforms. He was [...]

I’m innocent; blame Immigration Department for the irregularities: Hon. Manuel Heredia, Jr.

I’m innocent; blame Immigration Department for the irregularities: Hon. Manuel Heredia, Jr.

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Wed. July 12, 2017–For the first time last Wednesday, two sitting Cabinet Ministers made their appearance before the Senate Select Committee. Cabinet Ministers Anthony “Boots” Martinez and Edmond “Clear the Land” Castro provided [...]

Arthur Saldivar owes Abdul Marin $3,300: General Legal Council

Arthur Saldivar owes Abdul Marin $3,300: General Legal Council

The Council said that the attorney was guilty of neglect in the performance of his duties BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 13, 2017–In 2013, community activist Abdul Marin, and PUP campaigner Herman Blease were seeking union representation [...]