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San Ignacio man dies in road traffic accident
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San Ignacio man dies in road traffic accident

By Michelle Sutherland A San Ignacio man is dead following a road traffic accident, which happened around 4:00 this morning on the Benque road. Carlos Panti, 47, was traveling alone in his silver Isuzu Trooper from Benque Viejo town towards San Ignacio when he lost control of the vehicle in […]

Corozal girl reports sexual abuse by father
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Corozal girl reports sexual abuse by father

By Michelle Sutheland A female minor of Paraiso village in the Corozal district reported to police that over a three-year span, she was sexually assaulted by her father on multiple occasions. Police say that on May 24th, the girl and her mother visited the police station and reported that between […]

San Pedro bartender shot during armed robbery
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San Pedro bartender shot during armed robbery

By Michelle Sutherland Osner Campos, 26, a bartender who was on duty at the Wayos Bar in San Pedro town was shot once to his head during an armed robbery at the establishment last night and is in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH). Campos and another […]

Corozal police investigating two robberies
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Corozal police investigating two robberies

By Michelle Sutherland Corozal police are investigating two armed robberies in that municipalities in which two business were targeted by armed thieves who made off with substantial amounts of cash. According to police, Multi Eletrica Company Limited located on the Santa Rita Road was robbed of $500 in cash and […]

NICH employees robbed at phony checkpoint
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NICH employees robbed at phony checkpoint

By Michelle Sutherland Ladyville police are investigating a case of armed robbery in which imposters posed as police, staged a phony checkpoint and robbed employees from the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) of a work-issued firearm, ammunition and several cell phones. Jimmy Valdez, 25, park sub-director for NICH; […]

One charged for Oscar Rosado Sr.’s murder
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One charged for Oscar Rosado Sr.’s murder

By Michelle Sutherland A month after well-known Belize city businessman Oscar Rosado Sr. was killed in his business in front of his family, one man has been arrested and charged for the murder. On May 24th, police formally arrested and charged Aloe Vera resident Brandon Hughs, 18, for Rosado’s murder, […]

One man is dead after a shooting outside Blue Angel Night Club in San Ignacio
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One man is dead after a shooting outside Blue Angel Night Club in San Ignacio

By Benjamin Flowers Police say they responded to a 911 call around 12:45 a.m. and headed to the club to find Kyne Gentle of Esperanza Village, lying dead on the stairs of the establishment with two gunshot wounds, one to the head and another to the stomach. Reports are that […]

One dead, one injured in mid-morning shooting
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One dead, one injured in mid-morning shooting

By Benjamin Flowers A 40-year-old market vendor is dead this morning and another injured after a shooting that happened at the Michael Finnegan MArket in Belize City. Michelle Aguilar was at her stall in the market when a gunman approached an opened fire, hitting her in the chest and hitting […]

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Deadly domestic disputes out west

By Benjamin Flowers There are reports coming from the the Cayo district of two separate domestic disputes involving police officers that have ended in violence. The first reportedly occurred in San Ignacio where a woman police constable (WPC) allegedly stabbed her husband leaving him in a critical condition at the […]

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Three charged for gas station robbery in San Pedro

By Benjamin Flowers Police have formally arrested and charged three men in connection with the Saturday night robbery at Caribena Fuels Gas Station in San Pedro. Police charged Zimmer Joel Perez, Arrie Kareem Gentle and Jair Vincent Brown jointly for (2) counts of Robbery. Police also charged Perez charged for […]