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Ivan Sosa, 38, shot dead in front of bar in Ranchito

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:05
RANCHITO, Corozal District, Mon. Apr. 16, 2018– Ivan Emmanuel Sosa, 38, a laborer of Ranchito, lost his life when he intervened in a robbery at a club in Ranchito at about 12:20 yesterday morning. He died almost instantly when the […]

Guatemalans voted yes to ICJ referendum

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:04
No date has been set for Belize’s referendum. The voter turnout in Guatemala was low. GUATEMALA CITY, Mon. Apr. 16, 2018– Voters in Guatemala went to the polls yesterday, Sunday, April 15, to cast ballots in a referendum (popular consultation) […]

Verdes bomb Police; BDF draw with Bandits; PLB playoff matchups – BDF vs Verdes; Police vs Bandits

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 16, 2018– One Week 14 back match remains, Wagiya vs San Pedro Pirates, to officially complete the Premier League of Belize 2017- 2018 Closing Season regular reason, but the results of Week 14 games played over […]

James Jason Bellencio, 30, murdered on Lovely Lane

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 16, 2018– The life of Jason James Bellencio, 30, a laborer of Barrack Road, Belize City, was brutally cut short at about 6:30 yesterday evening. Bellencio was walking on Victoria Street towards Barrack Road, when, upon […]

NEBL playoff scenarios

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:03
#1 seed still up for grabs with 2 weeks remaining in Pepsi NEBL regular season; OW registered first win of season SAN IGNACIO/SANTA ELENA, Sun. Apr. 15, 2018– Orange Walk Running Rebels got their first win on Friday night versus […]

Tax them

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:03
It is too much for one week. Earlier in the week, a brilliant, wonderful Belizean had some bad things to say about cigarettes on his Facebook page. I am not one hundred percent with the anti-smoking lobby so I threw […]

Inspector Nicolas Palomo passes

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 16, 2018– Well-known Inspector of Police, Nicolas Palomo, 42, who was the Deputy Commander of Orange Walk police, succumbed to double pneumonia last night at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after going to the hospital with […]

Gabriel Escalante, 42, and Mark Seawell, 47, murdered on Caye Lagos

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:02
CAYE LAGOS, Belize District, Mon. Apr. 16, 2018– Two friends, Mark Seawell, 47, a boat captain of Pigeon Street, Ladyville, and Gabriel Escalante, 42, a caretaker of Poinsettia Street, Ladyville, who were caretakers of a 3-flat house owned by Byron […]

WW Belmopan Classic results – April 15, 2018

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr.16, 2018– Here are the results from the Weekend Warriors (WW) Belmopan Cycling Classic held yesterday with the “A/B” riders starting at Belmopan Comprehensive School to Leslie’s Imports, for 52 miles, and the “C” riders going from Cotton […]

Belize not ready to hold ICJ referendum

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Fri. Apr. 13, 2018– On Sunday, the Republic of Guatemala, which has continued to assert a territorial claim to Belize, will hold a national referendum to determine if its territorial claim will be adjudicated at the International Court […]

3 prisoners escape from Corozal Police Station

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:05
COROZAL TOWN, Corozal District, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– A breakout occurred at the Corozal Police Station’s detention center, and two men who were detained and a prisoner serving a sentence are now on the run. The three men are Marvin […]

UDP bloodletting at PG Town Council

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:04
The council says that 10 workers terminated, “to reduce operational expenditure;” one victim says it is because the Council believes that he and others supported the other mayoral candidate in the UDP convention PUNTA GORDA, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– The […]

Convicted murderer, Japhet Bennett, 25, appeals conviction and life sentence to CCJ

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– Japhet Bennett, 25, who was convicted in February 2013 of the September 9, 2009 murder of Ellis “Pepper Gacho” Meighan, 37, and who is serving a life sentence, appeared in the Supreme Court for […]

FFB presents National Women’s Football League and Strategic Plan for Women’s Football in Belize

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– The Football Federation of Belize (FFB), in collaboration with the National Sports Council, hosted a press conference at the Marion Jones Sports Complex this afternoon where they announced the launching of the second edition […]

Marcia Downs, 37, mother of two, gunned down

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:03
 The cold-hearted gunman shot at her twice — hitting her once in the head BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– Marcia Downs, 37, a mother of two children, 5 and 8, who was an employee at Channel 5 Belize on […]

David Arnold charged with murder

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:03
He is accused of killing Andrew “Hard Rock” Bennett BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– David Arnold, 25, charged with the murder of Andrew “Hard Rock” Bennett, has been committed to stand trial in the June session of the Supreme […]

Stann Creek F.A. Week 7 results, standings

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:03
DANGRIGA, Sun. Apr. 8, 2018– The Stann Creek Football Association (SCFA) Cup 2018 tournament had Week 7 games on Friday, April 6, and Sunday, April 8, at the Carl Ramos Stadium. In the opener on Friday night, B&B Beverages dropped […]

75 illegal immigrants reeled in during operation in the west

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:02
SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– Police, along with the Immigration Department, conducted an anti-trafficking-in-persons operation in San Ignacio yesterday, during which bars and places of entertainment were raided and workers detained. In the end, 75 persons were […]

Government “explains” Minister Elrington’s assertion about Guatemalan referendum after ICJ ruling

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Tues. Apr. 10, 2018– The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington, Pickstock area representative, has gained notoriety for using the”artificial border” term in describing Belize’s border with Guatemala. Since then, Foreign Minister Elrington has been under constant criticism […]

KHMH administration fires 2 doctors, but refuses to say why

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:02
The hospital’s Ad Hoc committee says action is “distasteful and very troubling” BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 12, 2018– Apart from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH)’s structural problem with its roof, which has placed limitations on the functions of the […]