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Female security guard shot dead

Female security guard shot dead

Two security guards were shot at workplace; one survived LADYVILLE, Belize District, Mon. June 17, 2019– A female security guard was shot dead while on duty at the Crystal Bottling Company, located on the Bowen and [...]

Bert Vasquez fails at Court of Appeal

Bert Vasquez fails at Court of Appeal

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 17, 2019– Bert Vasquez, a Belize City businessman who is serving multiple sentences for sexual offences, appeared in the Court of Appeal this morning, clutching his court papers and legal documents in [...]

Ernesto Lewis, alleged woman beater, charged with grievous harm

Ernesto Lewis, alleged woman beater, charged with grievous harm

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 17, 2019– Ernesto Caddy Lewis, 33, a tour guide of Nargusta Street, Belmopan,  who allegedly attacked his ex-common-law wife, was charged with grievous harm when he appeared today before Magistrate Michelle Trapp. [...]

Two lives lost in traffic accidents on the Philip Goldson Highway

Two lives lost in traffic accidents on the Philip Goldson Highway

AUGUST PINERIDGE, Orange Walk District, Mon. June 17, 2019– Road traffic accidents claimed the lives of two men in two separate incidents. The two persons who lost their lives in the traffic collisions are Castellanos Mendoza, [...]

No justice for Kareem!

No justice for Kareem!

“Pito” acquitted of murder of Amandala reporter Kareem Clarke, 27 BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 13, 2019– Mark Waight, 21, aka “Pito”, charged with the murder of popular Amandala journalist, Kareem Clarke, 27, was acquitted of the [...]

Former Belize City mayor, Frank Lizama, 88, passes

Former Belize City mayor, Frank Lizama, 88, passes

BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 12, 2019– Former Collet Division area representative (1984 to 1989) and Mayor of Belize City (1984 to 1989), Frank Lizama, 88, of Cemetery Road, Belize City, who had been ailing from cancer [...]

Hypoxia kills Sittee River fish

Hypoxia kills Sittee River fish

SITTEE, Stann Creek District, Thurs. June 13, 2019– Amidst all the irregular climate patterns in Belize and the broader Caribbean, an equally strange occurrence known as hypoxia has been occurring in Southern Belize since last week. [...]

Judge acquits Oliver Peters, 41, of murder of his uncle

Judge acquits Oliver Peters, 41, of murder of his uncle

BELIZE CITY, Tues. June 11, 2019– Oliver Peters, 41, who was charged with the murder of his uncle, Thomas Ferguson, Sr., 47, was found not guilty of the charge today by Justice Colin Williams in a [...]

Nestor Vasquez, Jr., dies after beating in police lockdown

Nestor Vasquez, Jr., dies after beating in police lockdown

Vasquez, who was mentally challenged, brother of 7News’ Jules Vasquez, was severely beaten in a cell by a mental patient who had stabbed a nurse. BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 10, 2019– Nestor Vasquez, Jr., 60, of [...]

Kyle Zetina, 24, and Shawn Flores, 18, remanded for triple murder

Kyle Zetina, 24, and Shawn Flores, 18, remanded for triple murder

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 10, 2019– Late yesterday, police announced that they have charged two men from Mahogany Heights with the brutal triple murder that occurred sometime last Tuesday, June 4, at Mile 10 ½ on [...]