Tag Archives: '23jan2016'

Two Wesley College sixth form students remanded on illegal firearm possession

Two Wesley College sixth form students remanded on illegal firearm possession

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 19, 2016–Two nineteen-year-old students from Wesley College Junior College were arraigned on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm this morning. Stradni Cassasola and Demrey Lewis, both residents of Faber’s Road [...]

GOB” talking loud and saying nothing”

GOB” talking loud and saying nothing”

BELIZE CITY, Tues., Jan. 19, 2016–On December 9, 2015, a groundbreaking ceremony was held to build a Forward Operating Base (FOB) for the Belize Coast Guard two and half months after the Prime Minister announced that [...]

Belize received 1.3 million tourists in 2015

Belize received 1.3 million tourists in 2015

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 20, 2016–The callous murder of American digital media producer Anne Swaney last week while she was vacationing in Belize for the second time, has sent shockwaves through what has been a very [...]

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

“Europeans found stories when they found North America five centuries ago, though they seem not to have realized it. Superficialities are what they saw and wrote about. Meanwhile the white men looked for gold and diamonds, [...]

Worthless, chancy stepfather accused of raping stepdaughter, 12

Worthless, chancy stepfather accused of raping stepdaughter, 12

STANN CREEK DISTRICT, Wed. Jan. 20, 2016–A man who is the stepfather of a girl, 13, is in police custody on charges of rape, aggravated assault and threatening words. The child told police that her stepfather [...]

Letter to the Editor: Legal costs crushing in Belize

Letter to the Editor: Legal costs crushing in Belize

Dear Editor, The recent telethon helping to fund the outstanding legal costs of Lucilo Teck is a worthwhile effort, and has made a fair amount of exposure in the media. However, the larger, more important question [...]

Police issue wanted poster for murder suspect

Police issue wanted poster for murder suspect

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Tues. Jan. 19, 2016–Police have issued a wanted poster for Juan Carlos Lopez Gutierrez, aka “Chile,” 58, a Salvadoran who is a farmer of Indian Church, Orange Walk District, who, they say, murdered [...]

Do-or-die football semifinals on Sunday

Do-or-die football semifinals on Sunday

DANGRIGA, Wed. Jan. 20, 2016–Secondary schools football Dangriga Zone secondary schools football continued on Monday at Ecumenical football field with game 3 in the female 5-game-series between Ecumenical and Delille Academy. Going into Monday’s game, the [...]