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Attorney Oscar Selgado, 49, arraigned

Attorney Oscar Selgado, 49, arraigned

He was charged with abetment to commit murder BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 15, 2019– The defendant’s box is an unusual place for a practicing attorney at the criminal bar to be, but that is just where [...]

Half of missing 15-year-old Doren Grinage’s body found

Half of missing 15-year-old Doren Grinage’s body found

The Sandhill youth had been missing since Tuesday, July 9 DOUBLE RUN, Sandhill, Belize District, Mon. July 15, 2019– The search for teenager Doren Denver Grinage, 15, of Sandhill, nephew of Hon. Edmond Castro, who had [...]

Constables Hallet King and Leonard Nunez guilty of Hilberto Sotz’s death

Constables Hallet King and Leonard Nunez guilty of Hilberto Sotz’s death

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 15, 2019– In June 2015, Hilberto Sotz, 18, died in a cell in the Caye Caulker Police Station. He had been detained in connection with a burglary that had happened on the [...]

“Nazy” executed in hospital parking lot

“Nazy” executed in hospital parking lot

DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Mon. July 15, 2019– Edwin Felix Nasario, aka “Nazy,” 45, was shot to death, execution-style, in the parking lot of the Southern Regional Hospital at about 10:00 Friday morning, July 12, by [...]

Sanctuary Belize fraud – FTC fingers Barrow-led government in bankruptcy court

Sanctuary Belize fraud – FTC fingers Barrow-led government in bankruptcy court

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 11, 2019– The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed objections to the transferral of the Atlantic International Bank Limited (AIBL) bankruptcy case from the US jurisdiction to the Belize jurisdiction. In [...]

San Jose woman found in cane field, murdered

San Jose woman found in cane field, murdered

 4-year-old son stabbed in the abdomen, but survives SAN JOSE, Orange Walk District, Thurs. July 11, 2019– Yanira Novelo de la Rosa, 26, a domestic of San Jose who was reported missing after her 4-year-old son, [...]

25 years for 25 cents

25 years for 25 cents

Erlin White, 47, was convicted of murder for 25 cents BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 11, 2019– Yesterday at the resentencing of Earlin White, 47, who was convicted of the murder of Dwayne Arnold, Chief Justice Kenneth [...]

Budna recaptured in Belize

Budna recaptured in Belize

Joseph Budna escaped from a hospital while serving a prison sentence in Guatemala CAMALOTE, Cayo District, Thurs. July 11, 2019– Joseph Ryan Budna, 38, a Belizean who has been serving a 30-year jail sentence in Guatemala [...]

Sargassum nightmare threatens Mexico’s Yucatan coast

Sargassum nightmare threatens Mexico’s Yucatan coast

The terrible threat, the size of Jamaica, may also affect Belize’s tourism and fishing industry BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 8, 2019– A giant mass of sargassum algae has been spotted from space by NASA satellites, heading [...]

Tourist tragically drowns off Caribou Caye while snorkeling

Tourist tragically drowns off Caribou Caye while snorkeling

Gemma Paybarah, her husband and six others were snorkeling when she went missing PLACENCIA, Stann Creek District, Mon. July 8, 2019– The vacation of an American couple who went to Placencia on Wednesday was brought to [...]