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Accident leaves three injured
General / Weekend News

Accident leaves three injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A traffic accident on Sunday morning has left three persons injured. The incident happened at around 10:30 when Azel August, 19, of Santa Elena town was driving a Pontiac SUV on the Loma Luz Boulevard in the direction from Hon Rene Montero Bridge towards the […]

General / Weekend News

Woman raped; suspect caught

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A woman was reportedly raped on Saturday in the Stann Creek district. Maria Teul, 19, reported to police that sometime around 4:30 p.m., she got a ride on a motorcycle with a man she did not know. She said the lift was supposed to from […]

Shooting leaves three injured
General / Weekend News

Shooting leaves three injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Three persons are recovering from gunshot injuries they suffered in San Pedro on Saturday night. Police say that shortly after 9:00 p.m., they learned of a shooting and went to the San Pedro poly clinic where they saw Jaheem Martinez, 9, with a gunshot wound to his […]

Man critical following traffic accident
General / Weekend News

Man critical following traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Juan Chavin, 57, a resident of St Matthew’s village is in a critical condition following a traffic accident on the George Price highway. Chavin was ridimg a bicycle between miles 37 and 38 on Thursday night when he was struck from behind, leaving him with […]

Two police officers charged with ‘extortion’
General / Weekend News

Two police officers charged with ‘extortion’

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two police officers assigned to the Punta Gorda police station have been arrested and charged with ‘extortion’ against a high school principal. The charge against WPC Jenny Tanner and PC Arden Jones follows an incident on Tuesday when a vehicle was intercepted at a checkpoint […]

General / Weekend News

Fatal hit and run on George Price highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant A man was knocked down and killed on the George Price Highway early Saturday morning. The incident happened at around 1:00 a.m., near Cotton Tree village and claimed the life of Oscar Cermenio. Police say Cermenio was still alive when they found him with broken legs, […]

Toddler perishes in fire
Crime

Toddler perishes in fire

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A 21-month-old baby boy burnt to death in a fire on Sunday night in Belize City. The tragedy unfolded shortly after 9:00 when a wooden house at #32 Santa Barbara Street caught on fire, burning the toddler, Tyreik Roberts, who was locked inside while his […]

Police constable, minor and associates busted smuggling stolen Guatemalan gun
Crime

Police constable, minor and associates busted smuggling stolen Guatemalan gun

By Michelle Sutherland A Police Constable attached to Precinct Two in Belize City is facing criminal and disciplinary charges after he and three other people including a minor, were busted smuggling a stolen Guatemalan firearm with three magazines on Monday night in Ontario village, Cayo. On August 7, the Mobile […]

Galen student knocked down and killed after alighting bus
Crime

Galen student knocked down and killed after alighting bus

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Alma Flowers, 21, a student of Galen University lost her life on Sunday night when a vehicle knocked her down just after she had alighted a bus and was crossing the Philip Goldson highway en route to her house. The incident happened just after 7:30 […]

Crime

Guatemalan farmer found dead in southern Belize

By Michelle Sutherland The badly decomposed body of a Guatemalan farmer was discovered with multiple cut wounds laying beside the Davids Falls road in Alta Vista village, Stann Creek early Tuesday morning. Dangriga police confirmed that 49-year-old Cesar August Monroy was discovered laying on the left hand side of the […]