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Central Belize is country’s killing zone

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 15, 2015 The latest crime statistics released by the Belize Police Department confirm that 2014 saw 24% more homicides occurring in...

Cristo Rey burglar sentenced to 7 years in jail

COROZAL TOWN--Elton Coba, 30, of Louisville, Corozal District, was given a 7-year jail sentence for burglary and handling stolen goods on Monday in the...

“Weed apples” get teenager 6 months in jail

BELIZE CITY--On New Year’s Eve

2015’s first murder

TEAKETTLE, Cayo District--A little more than 15 hours after the New Year began, the first murder of the year occurred. Yaima Duany Ledesma, 30, a...

Amandala chats with CEO Ret’d. Colonel George Lovell

BELIZE CITY--Major crimes are up by 6% and murders up by over 20%, almost erasing the gains which Belize made in 2013 in reducing...

Kraal Road violence: 1 man stabbed, 1 man shot, in separate incidents

BELIZE CITY--Two men are being treated at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after one was shot multiple times and the other seriously stabbed. The...

Burglary on the rise during Christmas season

BELIZE CITY--Over $90,000 in cash and properties have been stolen by thieves from property owners since the beginning of the police response to the...

4 thieves escape after police high-speed chase

ORANGE WALK TOWN--A Mazda 4-door car has been impounded by Orange Walk police after it was abandoned by four robbers during a high-speed chase...

Epileptic charged with attempted murder for Mahogany Heights shooting

BELIZE CITY--A Mahogany Heights man who suffers from epilepsy was remanded to the Belize Central Prison when he was arraigned on charges of attempted...

95 pounds of weed, gun and ammo get man 5 years in jail

BELMOPAN--Casey Fitzgerald Smith, 35, of Bishop Street, Belize City, has been sentenced to three years in prison after being found guilty of drug trafficking....
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Dengue epidemic continues to rage — more deaths reported

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- The dengue fever epidemic which began affecting Belize from as early as January has showed no signs of...

Belize and Barbados move to establish trade partnership

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Nov. 12, 2019-- The Caribbean sister nations of Barbados and Belize made a significant move today to begin a partnership which...

Carlos Chayash, 40, robbed and stabbed in Quintana Roo

CARRILLO PUERTO, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- Carlos Cirilo Chayash, 40, a supervisor from Trial Farm, Orange Walk District, who recently relocated...

Former activist for Maya rights, Gregory Ch’oc, called to the Bar

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 8, 2019-- Gregory Ch’oc, the former executive director of the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, who stood at the...