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Cristo Rey burglar sentenced to 7 years in jail

COROZAL TOWN--Elton Coba, 30, of Louisville, Corozal District, was given a 7-year jail sentence for burglary and handling stolen goods on Monday in the...

“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...

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Barbados elects first ever president ahead of becoming republic

Barbados has elected its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. Dame Sandra Mason, 72,...

UDP calls for Police Minister and CEO to resign

BELMOPAN, Tues. Oct.19, 2021-- The Secretariat of the United Democratic Party (UDP) issued a press release this week in which it condemns the Minister...

Proper police training

Dear Editor, Police abuse and brutality continue to plague our jewel Belize unabated. The incident in Cayo of law enforcement officers using brute force and...