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Accused cops in US$7 million drug plane bust get Supreme Court bail

Accused cops in US$7 million drug plane bust get Supreme Court bail

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 20, 2018– The bail applications for two police officers and a civilian from the Orange Walk District who had been arrested in connection with the landing of a drug plane in that [...]

Decomposing body of Miguel Arroyo, 23, found in northern San Pedro

Decomposing body of Miguel Arroyo, 23, found in northern San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Mon. Sept. 24, 2018– The search for Miguel Arroyo, 23, a fisherman of San Pedrito, San Pedro, who has been missing since Friday, September 10, came to a sad conclusion at about [...]

Belizean-American Adrienne Barillas killed in South Korea

Belizean-American Adrienne Barillas killed in South Korea

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 24, 2018– A Belizean-American, Adrienne Barillas, who was serving in the United States Army and was posted in South Korea, reportedly died from a grenade blast. The circumstances surrounding Barillas’ death are [...]

Two of three men charged with murder plead guilty to manslaughter

Two of three men charged with murder plead guilty to manslaughter

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– Oscar Maldonado, 26, and Jewel Palma, 32, two of three men charged with the murder of Taiwanese national Tsong Ming Liou, 59, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter [...]

Expo 2018 saw decline in attendance numbers, but hailed as a success by BCCI

Expo 2018 saw decline in attendance numbers, but hailed as a success by BCCI

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 18, 2018– Thousands of Belizeans in search of a good bargain and wholesome fun and entertainment converged at the 22nd annual Expo Belize Marketplace on the ITVET campus (old Technical College campus) [...]

Mexican vehicle insurance requirement deferred for about 5 months

Mexican vehicle insurance requirement deferred for about 5 months

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 18, 2018– Belizeans traveling to Chetumal will likely not be denied entry because their vehicles don’t bear the Mexican vehicle insurance, as was announced previously. The Mexico Honorary Consul to Belize, Dr. [...]

Steven Moss, 24, accused of murder, committed to stand trial in Supreme Court

Steven Moss, 24, accused of murder, committed to stand trial in Supreme Court

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– Steven Moss, 24, charged with the murder of Daniel Anderson, 31, was today committed to stand trial in the January 2019 session of the Supreme Court by the Chief Magistrate, [...]

Dennis Haylock, 37, committed to stand trial for unlawful sexual intercourse

Dennis Haylock, 37, committed to stand trial for unlawful sexual intercourse

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– Dennis Haylock, 37, a resident of Lords Bank in the Belize District, who has been charged with unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl 14 years and 11 months old, was [...]

Anke Doehm, 56, seeking court’s permission to consult doctor in US

Anke Doehm, 56, seeking court’s permission to consult doctor in US

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 14, 2018– American national, Anke Doehm, 56, who has been indicted on a charge of cruelty to a child in connection with the death of her 13-year-old adopted daughter, Faye Lin Cannon, [...]

Three men caught after allegedly robbing Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street

Three men caught after allegedly robbing Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– On Saturday afternoon, around 2:30, while the Expo was taking place at the ITVET compound, three masked men robbed Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street, not far from where they [...]