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“Weed apples” get teenager 6 months in jail

BELIZE CITY--On New Year’s Eve

2015’s first murder

TEAKETTLE, Cayo District--A little more than 15 hours after the New Year began, the first murder of the year occurred. Yaima Duany Ledesma, 30, a...

Police crime stats say rapes up a whopping 62%. Murders up 22%, but burglaries down 7.8%

BELIZE CITY--Belize was reportedly the only country in Central America which experienced a decline in murders in 2013, but the preliminary statistical report released...

Famous footballer, 34, charged with carnal knowledge of girl, 15

BELMOPAN--A well-known football star was granted bail today at the Belmopan Supreme Court after being on remand since Tuesday of this week due to...

Kraal Road violence: 1 man stabbed, 1 man shot, in separate incidents

BELIZE CITY--Two men are being treated at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after one was shot multiple times and the other seriously stabbed. The...

Honduran caretaker, 27, charged for murder of Harmonyville farmer

MORE TOMORROW, Cayo District--A 27-year-old Honduran farm caretaker of a More Tomorrow Village Road address was charged by police late this evening for the...

Burglary on the rise during Christmas season

BELIZE CITY--Over $90,000 in cash and properties have been stolen by thieves from property owners since the beginning of the police response to the...

4 thieves escape after police high-speed chase

ORANGE WALK TOWN--A Mazda 4-door car has been impounded by Orange Walk police after it was abandoned by four robbers during a high-speed chase...

Epileptic charged with attempted murder for Mahogany Heights shooting

BELIZE CITY--A Mahogany Heights man who suffers from epilepsy was remanded to the Belize Central Prison when he was arraigned on charges of attempted...

Boy, 4, killed while running across the highway after getting off bus

SOUTHERN HIGHWAY--Kiwan Awardo, 4, of Sittee River, was killed on the Southern Highway at about 4:45 Saturday evening as he was crossing the road....

Must Read

Cyber Crime Bill introduced in the House

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- The long-awaited Cyber Crime Bill was finally introduced in the House of Representatives during Wednesday’s meeting. The Cyber...

Belize’s Constitutional requirement for electoral redistricting can and must be done

90.- (1) The Elections and Boundaries Commission shall, after considering the electoral distribution of the population throughout Belize, make proposals from time to time...

$27 million in Supplementary Appropriations passed

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- Members of the House of Representatives debated a supplementary appropriation bill at length during Wednesday’s House meeting. One...