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Decades After Brutal Murder, Sandra Ruiz’s Killer Sentenced to 30

The details of the brutal killing of Sandra Ruiz in 2008 resurfaced in court today
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Major Gang Bust: Drugs, Weapons Seized, Three Men Remanded

Three Belize City gang members are at the Hattieville Ramada after being busted with several
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Exhibit Keeper in Cannabis Candy Scandal Faces New Charges

In April 2023, police exhibit keeper, thirty-eight-year-old Mario Bustillos made headlines after he improperly disposed
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Stolen Hospital Vehicle Recovered in Guatemala, Minister Commends Police

Police have recovered a Toyota Hilux pickup truck that was stolen from the Western Regional
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Law Enforcement Completes Training to Combat Sexual Assault

Discussions surrounding sex crimes were at the center of a training that concluded today for
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Extradition Case of Murder Suspect to Commence with New Legal

The extradition case of Nimrod Tillett, who is wanted for a murder in Mexico, is
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Is the Leadership Intervention Unit failing in its attempts to

Is the Leadership Intervention Unit failing in its attempts to reform Belize City gang members? 
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Minister of Home Affairs says recent spike in murders isn’t

The country’s murder rate is up, but the Minister of Home Affairs says the recent
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State of Emergency Extension Uncertain Amid Gang Conviction Challenges

The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has expanded the State of Emergency to include the
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Police Policy Under Fire: Criticism Over Handling of Injured Persons

The Belize Police Department has been facing increased criticism of its policy regarding the transportation
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Farmers of the Year Honored for Excellence in Agriculture

Nandy Aldana, Sarah Chub, and Maura Escobar were announced by the National Agriculture and Trade
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Dangriga Farmer’s Battle Against Erosion: Dredging Threatens Crops

Dangriga Farmer, Kent McKenzie, reported that he has been experiencing erosion in his farm due
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Clarification on Seatbelt Laws: Public Transport Included

Since the government passed new traffic laws mandating seatbelt use, there have been many questions
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Success of Heads of Mission Engagement: Diplomats Discuss Economic Initiatives

Minister of Foreign Affairs Francis Fonseca says the recent Heads of Mission Engagement was a
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