Elena Smith is new BNTU President Elena Smith is new BNTU President
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Monday night’s murder brings total to 44! Monday night’s murder brings total to 44!
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Business Guatemalan congress rejects proposal to include Belize on official map

Guatemalan congress rejects proposal to include Belize on official map

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   Guatemala’s congress has voted against incorporating Belize to reflect as being a part of their territory on their official map, the Prensa Libre newspaper of Guatemala has reported.   The newspaper article, posted online on Tuesday reports that the congress “rejected a resolution to […]

Crime Police woman charged for theft, caught on camera

Police woman charged for theft, caught on camera

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A woman police constable attached to the San Ignacio police division has been placed on interdiction and charged with ‘theft’ after she was allegedly caught on camera stealing money from a Chinese business establishment. Ann Marie Anthony was charged with stealing four $50 notes from […]

Editorial

Editorial

For the two years since his transfer to Belize  City as the Officer in Charge of Eastern Division,  Assistant Commissioner  of Police Chester Williams has worked tirelessly with the gangs  and their leaders, to reduce street violence. It has been frustrating work. The last three months have been the bloodiest […]

General

Mexico to host 2017 commercial mission

Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The Mexican Embassy in Belize is announcing its 2017 Commercial mission, which will be hosted at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City, on April, 27. The event will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m-12:00 p.m., and companies from Cancun and Merida will shoecase […]

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General / Weekend News

Mexico to host 2017 commercial mission

Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The Mexican Embassy in Belize is announcing its 2017 Commercial mission, which will be hosted at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City, on April, 27. The event will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m-12:00 p.m., and companies from Cancun and Merida will shoecase […]

General / Weekend News

Jaguars attack and kill farmer

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The badly decomposed body of a man, whom it is believed was attacked and killed by jaguars, was pulled out of a well in Progresso village, Orange Walk town early Friday morning. The body of 45 year-old Baltazar Lino was pulled from a 5-foot deep […]

Car jacker gets 7 years jail time
General / Weekend News

Car jacker gets 7 years jail time

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Justice was swift and landed a 22 year-old car jacker behind bars on a seven-year sentence after he pleaded guilty to charges brought against him for the robbery of a Belize City taxi man earlier this week. San Ignacio resident, Shawn Rodriguez appeared before Senior […]

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Man stabbed to death

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter On Thursday evening the body of 42 year-old Carlos Pop Xol was found lying beside the Southern highway, about half a mile from the Jalacte village junction. It had several stab and cut wounds. The discovery was made by police at 5:30 p.m.,  on April […]

Guatemalan prisoner escapes
General / Weekend News

Guatemalan prisoner escapes

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Benque Viejo police have reported the escape of a prisoner at around 2:40 p.m., on Wednesday.  The public is advised to be vigilant and on the lookout for 23 year-old, Guatemalan, Henry Abel Calderon Garcia. Garcia is said to have absconded on Wednesday evening while […]

Police woman charged for theft, caught on camera
Crime

Police woman charged for theft, caught on camera

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A woman police constable attached to the San Ignacio police division has been placed on interdiction and charged with ‘theft’ after she was allegedly caught on camera stealing money from a Chinese business establishment. Ann Marie Anthony was charged with stealing four $50 notes from […]

San Pedro man charged for rape
Crime

San Pedro man charged for rape

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A 36-year-old San Pedro man, Eldon Williams, has been charged with  rape after he allegedly assaulted a sleeping 17 year-old girl early Sunday morning. The girl, accompanied by her mother, visited the San Pedro police station later that same morning. She told police that while […]

Highway bandit caught by cops
Crime

Highway bandit caught by cops

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Belize City police have charged a San Ignacio man after he allegedly held up a Belize City taximan at knife point and carjacked him on Tuesday night. Police have confirmed that Shawn Rodriguez, 22, was charged for ‘robbery’ and ‘use of deadly means of harm’ […]

Guatemalan congress rejects proposal to include Belize on official map
Business

Guatemalan congress rejects proposal to include Belize on official map

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   Guatemala’s congress has voted against incorporating Belize to reflect as being a part of their territory on their official map, the Prensa Libre newspaper of Guatemala has reported.   The newspaper article, posted online on Tuesday reports that the congress “rejected a resolution to […]

Ministry of Works upgrades/repairs major highways
Business

Ministry of Works upgrades/repairs major highways

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   Motorists using the various highways might encounter “go-slow” signage as they approach certain sections, cautioning them about repairs or loose gravel on the road.  The caution signs are visible on highways across the country, as the Ministry of Works conducts major repairs and upgrades […]