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Orvin Wade sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Keisha Buller

Orvin Wade sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Keisha Buller

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 7, 2019– Orvin Wade, 33, a mechanic, who has been accused of the July 10, 2015 murder of Customs officer, Keisha Buller, 25, was found guilty several months after the conclusion of [...]

Electrician, who went to pick up common-law wife, drops dead

Electrician, who went to pick up common-law wife, drops dead

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 6, 2019– A cell-phone video was made of a BERT ambulance crew on Newtown Barracks as they worked feverishly to save a man who had apparently suffered a heart attack. The almost [...]

Punta Gorda residents set pervert straight

Punta Gorda residents set pervert straight

PUNTA GORDA, Toledo District, Mon. Mar. 4, 2019– Alberto Chiquin, 31, a farmer of Punta Gorda, was remanded until May 6 after being taken to the Punta Gorda Magistrate’s Court this morning on charges of sexual [...]

4 accused pesero robbers charged

4 accused pesero robbers charged

COROZAL TOWN, Sun. Mar. 3, 2019– Four of six men who were arrested for a brazen robbery that occurred at the Northern Border on Thursday morning, during which there a shootout between the police and the [...]

Domestic worker charged with stabbing ex-common-law husband

Domestic worker charged with stabbing ex-common-law husband

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 4, 2019– Tanesia Payne, 37, a domestic worker of 2 B Flamboyant Street who allegedly stabbed her ex-common-law husband, was charged with grievous harm and use of deadly means of harm when [...]

The Belize Council of Churches says “yes” to ICJ

The Belize Council of Churches says “yes” to ICJ

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 4, 2019– There is usually more than one side to any story. In the matter of the Guatemalan claim to Belize, there is a lot of history to digest before one could [...]

Belize City Council tries to address huge manhole problem

Belize City Council tries to address huge manhole problem

The new Council is struggling to cover hundreds of manholes around the city BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 26, 2019– After being in control of management of the city for three terms (9 years) the United Democratic [...]

1970s Charger sweeper, Felix Lino passes

1970s Charger sweeper, Felix Lino passes

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 27, 2019– At the sports desk we received the sad news last weekend about the passing of former football star of the 1970s, Felix Lino a.k.a. The Flea, who was the outstanding [...]

Thomas Shannon, 73, beaten and robbed at home

Thomas Shannon, 73, beaten and robbed at home

HOPKINS, Stann Creek District, Wed. Feb. 27, 2019– Steve Crawford, Jr., 23, and Karil Sanchez, 21, both laborers of Belize City, have been arrested and charged with aggravated burglary, theft and handling stolen goods. They were [...]

18-month-old baby badly burnt

18-month-old baby badly burnt

PUNTA GORDA, Toledo District, Thurs. Feb. 28, 2019– An 18-month-old baby girl is currently at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital trying to recover after her body was badly burnt during a small house fire. According to [...]