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Jahmeel Reyes, 15, still in coma with slug in his head

Jahmeel Reyes, 15, still in coma with slug in his head

Doctors advised the family to take Jahmeel abroad for specialist treatment ROARING CREEK, Cayo District, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– Jahmeel Reyes, 15, a student of Roaring Creek who was beaten and shot in the back of [...]

Two charged with handling stolen goods from Elodio Aragon, Sr.

Two charged with handling stolen goods from Elodio Aragon, Sr.

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– On Tuesday, January 15, Orange Walk police charged Renold Hernandez, 26, a driver of San Jose Palmar Village, Orange Walk District, and Rachel Lawrence, 19, a domestic of Palmar [...]

PUP leader John Briceño winds down ICJ referendum listening tour

PUP leader John Briceño winds down ICJ referendum listening tour

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– With only a short time remaining before the April 10 national referendum in which Belizeans will indicate, by a yes or no vote, whether they think the Guatemalan claim should [...]

Anthony Crawford, 35, in coma after being shot in chest

Anthony Crawford, 35, in coma after being shot in chest

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 15, 2019– Just before 9:00 last night, January 14, 35-year-old Anthony Crawford was shot in the chest. Fortunately, he survived the incident, and is recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Initial [...]

Stephen Leiva, 43, lured out of his house and stabbed

Stephen Leiva, 43, lured out of his house and stabbed

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 11, 2019– Early this morning, around 1 a.m., a sleeping Stephen Leiva, 43, was awakened and lured out of his house before being attacked by an unidentified man. According to police reports [...]

Charlton Campos, 18, detained in investigation of Elodio Aragon, Sr.’s abduction

Charlton Campos, 18, detained in investigation of Elodio Aragon, Sr.’s abduction

Aragon, Sr., was released unharmed ORANGE WALK, Fri. Jan. 11, 2019– Orange Walk police have confirmed that they have one man in custody who they are questioning in their investigation of the abduction of Elodio Aragon, [...]

Corporal Alfonso Guy, 51, fatally shot in his house

Corporal Alfonso Guy, 51, fatally shot in his house

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Fri. Jan. 11, 2019– Former police prosecutor, Corporal Alfonso Guy, 51, who was originally from Corozal Town and was attached to the San Pedro police, died after he was shot in his [...]

Josue Amador, 25, charged with Corporal Alfonso Guy’s murder

Josue Amador, 25, charged with Corporal Alfonso Guy’s murder

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Josue Danilo Villatoro Amador, 25, a naturalized Belizean originally from Honduras, was charged with the murder of 51-year-old Corporal Alfonso Guy when he appeared today before Magistrate Tricia Anderson. No [...]

Belize Peace Movement flogs ex-Foreign Ministers for signing declaration

Belize Peace Movement flogs ex-Foreign Ministers for signing declaration

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Five former Foreign Ministers signed a declaration at the Prime Minister’s press conference on Wednesday morning, January 9, 2019. So What? The purpose of this “poppy-show” event was another desperate [...]

Jian Wu Yan jumped to his death out of moving vehicle

Jian Wu Yan jumped to his death out of moving vehicle

STEADFAST, Stann Creek District, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Jian Wu Yan, 36, a Chinese national of Constitution Drive, Belmopan, died when he jumped out of a moving vehicle at about 3:30 yesterday afternoon at a bridge [...]