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House amends Maritime Areas Act

House amends Maritime Areas Act

As part of preparation for the ICJ case, the move restores Belize’s territorial seas from 3 miles to its previous 12-mile limit BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 20, 2019– In 1992, the Belize Government was holding negotiations [...]

“Belmopan badman” captured after 3 years on the run

“Belmopan badman” captured after 3 years on the run

BENQUE VIEJO DEL CARMEN, Cayo District, Fri. May 17, 2019– Police have arrested Lincoln Bejerano, 29, also known as “Belmopan badman,” a resident of Belmopan who has been on the run for almost three years after [...]

9 shot, 2 dead, in another violent weekend

9 shot, 2 dead, in another violent weekend

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 20, 2019– The ongoing gun violence in the city and in Teakettle, in the Cayo District, which began on Friday evening, resulted in 9 persons being shot, which resulted in 2 deaths. [...]

Belize Ambassador to Washington suffers heart attack

Belize Ambassador to Washington suffers heart attack

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 20, 2019– Amandala has been reliably informed that Belize Ambassador to Washington, HE Ambassador Daniel Gutierrez, has suffered a heart attack and is recovering, although we were unable to confirm if he [...]

Outrage over Zena’s manslaughter charge

Outrage over Zena’s manslaughter charge

Members of the public are angry that only a manslaughter charge was brought against Zena Armstrong for 19-year-old Ana Villanueva’s stabbing death COROZAL TOWN, Thurs. May 16, 2019– The mother of a 4-year-old child, Zena Armstrong, [...]

Andrew Caliz, 47, charged with murder

Andrew Caliz, 47, charged with murder

He is accused of killing his common-law wife, Francisca Caceres, 31 BIG FALLS, Toledo District, Thurs. May 16, 2019– Andrew Caliz, 47, a businessman of Big Falls, Toledo District, has been arrested and charged with murder [...]

Trigger-happy cop shoots man “for nothing”

Trigger-happy cop shoots man “for nothing”

Vince Martinez said that the cop shot him in the groin with a riot pump-action 12-gauge shotgun; he was released without charge BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 16, 2019– A Belize City man who is employed by [...]

Bus overturns on the Boom Hattieville Road

Bus overturns on the Boom Hattieville Road

Students, parents, teachers suffer minor injuries BOOM/HATTIEVILLE ROAD, Ladyville, Belize District, Thurs. May 16, 2019– At about 6:20 this morning, a passenger bus of the Tillett Bus Company of Orange Walk District, which was carrying students, [...]

Mother’s Day stabbing murder in Corozal

Mother’s Day stabbing murder in Corozal

Girl, 19, fatally stabs girl, also 19 COROZAL TOWN, Mon. May 13, 2019– Ana Villanueva, 19, a resident of Corozal Town and the 2017 Valedic-torian for Ladyville Technical High School, was stabbed in her chest during [...]

Alleged robber shot dead on Albert Street

Alleged robber shot dead on Albert Street

The gunman and his accomplice were fleeing after they had allegedly robbed a store on Albert Street BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 13, 2019– An alleged robber was shot and killed on Albert Street, Belize City, at [...]