Crime

Safa and Espat fingered in stolen vehicle ring
Crime

Safa and Espat fingered in stolen vehicle ring

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Up to press time the Reporter investigation confirmed that Yasser Safa, a Lebanese businessman in his early 30 Safa, who owns a newly opened

P.S.U.
Crime / Social

P.S.U.

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter The Public Service Union came out in support of the Belize National TeachersThe union members first gathered at the Memorial Park, marched down past the Tourist Village down North Front Street to the Bel-China bridge, on to Cemetery Road and the Pound Yard bridge, […]

Crime / General

Car broke down with 3 sacks full of marijuana-134 lbs.

The driver of a Toyota Camry who apparently experienced mechanical problems along the Western Highway near mile 31 Sunday morning, turned out to have had more that car problems. A police search of his car allegedly revealed 61.2 kilograms of marijuana three sackloads of marijuana leaves amounting to 134.6 pounds. […]

Crime / Social

Family friend charged with the death of 9-year-old girl

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Police have charged Honduran national Dennis Pineda, 17, with the murder of nine year old Claudia Matute Ramirez whose dead body was found floating in a creek some 200 yards from the child Pineda who is now on remand at the Hattieville Prison is […]

Crime / FrontPage

Ladyville cops get their man

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Amilcar Lopez, a 34-year-old Guatemalan was on Tuesday arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate He was denied bail and has been remanded to the Hattieville Prison until his next court appearance scheduled for March 1, 2005.According to police, Jos? Adonie, 21, was with a […]

Crime / General / Social

GOB YIELDS To pressure for reforms but refuses to budge on money matters

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry this week expressed satisfaction with the terms of a broad agreement on fiscal and constitutional reforms reached with Ministers negotiating on behalf of the Musa government. But the government is still far away from an agreement with the National Trade Union Congress which […]

Crime / Social

Lover who slept with corpse will now sleep alone… in jail

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Osborne Carr, a 55-year-old handyman who killed his 34-year-old lover in October 2003 and slept with the body for a night, was found guilty of manslaughter by a twelve-member jury on Wednesday. Carr, originally charged with murder for stabbing Sandra Moss, will be sentenced […]

Crime / General

Political Reform Recommendations: Why has it taken five years?

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher In December 1998 the Prime Minister of Belize appointed a Blue Ribbon Political Reform Commission. Its purpose:

Crime / FrontPage / Social

Bomb threat empties Tourism Village Cruiseship passengers put on hold

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Reports of a bomb threat caused Belize security forces to evacuate everyone from the Tourism Village early Tuesday morning, January 25, causing hundreds of cruise ship passengers to be delayed at sea. James Nisbet, General Manager of Operations, in an interview said the Village […]

Crime / General / Social

Delvoy Castillo gets new chance at life

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter There Doctors at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital had given up on him and since then he