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Police arrest man for weed discovery in OW; take rifle off city streets
General / Weekend News

Police arrest man for weed discovery in OW; take rifle off city streets

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Drug and firearm raid in Belize City and Orange Walk late last week led to the discovery of parcels of marijuana, a rifle, and several rounds of ammunition. On Friday morning, Orange Walk police searched a farm in Fire Burn village, which led to the […]

General / Weekend News

Ministers say they will vote against motion for GOB to pay Belize Bank $90 Million

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Several ministers of government have gone on record to say they will vote against a motion, whenever it is brought up in the House by Prime Minister Dean Barrow, to have the government pay the Belize Bank some $90 Million, as ordered by the Caribbean […]

Orange Walk town holds annual tacos fest
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Orange Walk town holds annual tacos fest

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Since 7:00 this morning – and running until the last taco is served – the Banquitas House of Culture in Orange Walk town is holding that 7th annual Tacos Festival. The event has grown over the years to include tacos of every type made in […]

Indian student missing for weeks
General / Weekend News

Indian student missing for weeks

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Maninder Singh, 21, an Indian student who attends Belize Medical College and lives at #80 Los Lagos, reportedly went missing after attending classes earlier this month. Talins Lima, a student service officer at the medical college on the Burrell Boom road told police that Singh […]

Man’s body found near home off highway
General / Weekend News

Man’s body found near home off highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating the death of a man whose decomposing body was discovered near his house several days after he was last seen alive. Police were alerted of the decomposing body about 150 yards off the George Price Highway near mile 5 1/2 on Friday. […]

Crime

Police arrest and charge suspect for double chopping

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Belize City police have charged a Belize City resident who allegedly inflicted multiple chop wound to two individuals while they were socializing at a residence on Central American Boulevard early on Tuesday morning. Aymon Flores, 22, was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer last Wednesday […]

Lenox burges
Crime

Wedding crasher is charged with wounding a woman

By Anita Nembhard/Flowers Freelance Reporter A fight broke out at wedding held at the YWCA on November 18th and an alleged wedding crasher currently faces a number of wounding charges, after getting into a fight with a woman. After a night on lock down at the police station, 26-year-old Lennox […]

Police seeks two suspect for shooting which caused the death of, twenty-two-year-old Brenda Jandrez .
Crime

Corozal woman succumbs to gunshot injuries

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter The investigation into a shooting incident which happened over two weeks ago in Corozal town has been updated to a murder investigation after Brenda Jandrez, 22, died from her injuries over the weekend. Police are now seeking two suspects, who were previously in police custody […]

83-year-old Sand Hill resident Hubert Richards, reported missing.
Crime

Missing man’s family seeks help

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter The family of an elderly Belize City man are worried after he reportedly went missing on Thursday afternoon en-route to his home in Sand Hill Village. Hubert Richards, 83, was last seen alive on November 16th, in the Coral Grove Area of Belize City after […]

Crime

Arsonist sets fire to house and vehicle in Mahogany Heights

By Michelle Sutherland Hattieville police are searching for a man suspected of setting fire to a house and a vehicle in the Mahogany Heights village early Friday morning. According to police, around 3:00 a.m. last Friday, a man dressed in full black was seen running away from the residence of […]