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Senseless murder — security guard killed on worksite

Senseless murder — security guard killed on worksite

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 10, 2019–A security guard posted at the Belize Foam Factory at Mile 2 on the George Price Highway was found dead on the compound, lying face-down between two delivery trucks, his hands [...]

“Safe House” for the LGBTQ community

“Safe House” for the LGBTQ community

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 6, 2019– Every year in the month of June, the LGBTQ community celebrates “Pride Month” all over the world with a series of festivals, parades, etc. In recent years there have been [...]

Allegedly mentally challenged man charged for stabbing  his nurse

Allegedly mentally challenged man charged for stabbing his nurse

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 6, 2019– Colin Nathaniel Francis, Jr., 28, a laborer of 8315 Mahogany Street Extension who appears to be mentally challenged, was brought today before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts Anderson to be arraigned [...]

Shyne Barrow and Bradley Roe may end up suing one another

Shyne Barrow and Bradley Roe may end up suing one another

Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow and Bradley Roe’s unresolved tiff may end up in civil claims BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 6, 2019– Belize Music Ambassador and United Democratic Party aspiring politician, Shyne Barrow, and Bradley Roe, a [...]

Henry Jacobs, 31, convicted of murder, gets 20 years

Henry Jacobs, 31, convicted of murder, gets 20 years

BELIZE CITY, Tues. June 4, 2019– Henry Jacobs, 31, who was convicted of the murder of Brian Welch, 49, on July 20, 2018, was given a life sentence yesterday by Justice Marilyn Williams. Jacobs will be [...]

Magistrate says police’s stop and search of two men charged with weed possession was unconstitutional

Magistrate says police’s stop and search of two men charged with weed possession was unconstitutional

BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 5, 2019– Two persons who were charged with possession of 19.3 grams of cannabis were acquitted of the charge yesterday when the police witnesses failed to establish that the two accused persons [...]

Luis Gordon, 52, pleads guilty to use of deadly means of harm

Luis Gordon, 52, pleads guilty to use of deadly means of harm

He has less than 3 months left to serve BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 3, 2019– Luis Gordon, 52, who has been serving a sentence of 5 years for grievous harm given to him in the Magistrate’s [...]

Sunny Side Bakery robbed

Sunny Side Bakery robbed

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 3, 2019– The Sunny Side Bakery of Racecourse Street was robbed by two armed thieves who reportedly got away with over $2,000. Luckily no shots were fired and no one was hurt. [...]

No charges for Seine Bight boy, 16, who robbed and attempted  to rape tourist

No charges for Seine Bight boy, 16, who robbed and attempted to rape tourist

SEINE BIGHT, Stann Creek District, Mon. June 3, 2019– A boy, 16, of Seine Bight, who robbed and attempted to rape an American tourist, will not be charged. The American visitor told police that on Tuesday [...]

BTIA moving toward sustainable tourism with emphasis on protecting the environment

BTIA moving toward sustainable tourism with emphasis on protecting the environment

BELIZE CITY, Fri. June 1, 2019– Since Belize is no longer the best kept secret in the global tourism industry, and in reality, millions of tourists have been arriving over the years, the Belize Tourism Industry [...]