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Fatal Shooting Claims Life of Teenager in Belize City

A shooting last night in Belize City claimed the life of a teenager and left
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Land Ownership Milestone: 96 Police Officers Receive Land Documents

Ninety six police officers were handed over land documents putting them on the way to
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Elderly woman conned out of her cell phone

Imagine a nearly ninety-year-old grandmother being robbed while she was just trying to lend a
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Sex Offenders Registry in Belize Still Unfulfilled Six Years Later

For several years, residents have been hearing of the development of a Sex Offenders Registry
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Police Investigate Murder of Elderly Man in Roaring Creek

Police are investigating the murder of an elderly man in western Belize. Around six-thirty this
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Dangriga Constable Detained for Firing Gun at Fellow Officer

A police constable attached to the Dangriga formation is detained after unwarrantedly using his service
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Police Department Sees Positive Impact on Officer Mental Health from

The Belize Police Department has seen tremendous results in the mental health of its officers
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Commissioner of Police Discusses Legal Limits of Parental Corporal Punishment

Are parents able to physically discipline their children, and if so, to what extent? That’s
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Police Officers Denied Free Medical Care at KHMH, Forced to

Police officers are reportedly having trouble accessing free medical attention at public hospitals.  Love News
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Police Crack Down on Gangs in San Ignacio Following Local

The government has ordered a crackdown on all gang elements operating in San Ignacio and
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Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Assaulting Stepson

It sparked national outrage in late May when a man in his thirties was caught
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Government Orders Review of Security Protocols at Public Health Facilities

The Ministries of Health and Wellness and Home Affairs have been tasked to assess security
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Belize Police Department Looking to Establish Fraud Unit Amid Rising

As the SCU monitors shelf prices and sugar supply, the Police is looking to pay
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Police Officer Charged with Rape After Coercing Woman for Release

Tonight, a police officer is behind bars after he allegedly coerced a woman into having
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Increased Police Presence in Santa Elena/San Ignacio Amid Rise in

Police in Santa Elena/San Ignacio have placed more boots on the ground and increased patrols
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Opposition Leader Addresses Errors in Definitive Agreement Testimony

The redistricting issue was one of several matters addressed today by the opposition leader. Another
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Police Commissioner Denies Allegations of Interference in Sugar Smuggling Investigations

`Police Commissioner Chester Williams has rejected the narrative that there is interference in law-enforcement when
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Police Commissioner Denies Reports of Parked Patrol Car

Did a lack of access to fuel keep a police mobile parked for days at
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Man Detained in San Pedro Shooting Linked to Turf War

Police on La Isla Bonita have detained one man for Saturday’s shooting that left 22-year-old
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Belize City Man Convicted of Employer’s Murder

On the crime front: A Belize City man was convicted today of murdering his then-boss,
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Police Investigate Motive Behind Belmopan Murder

Police in the Capital City are working to establish a motive for Wednesday night’s murder
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Corozal Club Shooting Leaves One Dead; Police Seek Suspect

The police are also searching for the person responsible for last weekend’s murder of Jahmor
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Suspect Identified in Paraiso Village Shooting

Commissioner Willians also provided an update on the police’s investigation into the shooting of 34-year-old
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New Police Truck Boosts Crime-Fighting in Belize River Valley

After a spate of shootings rocked villages in the Belize River Valley, crime in the
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Belize City Woman Charged in Mennonite Land Fraud Scheme

Tonight, police continue to investigate alleged land fraudster Doris Grant who is accused of duping
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Notorious Gang Leader Seeks Asylum in the US

He is wanted in Belize for murder, but, tonight, we can tell you that notorious
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Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Decomposed Body Found Near

The Belize Police Department needs your help to identify the body of a man found
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Home Affairs CEO Sharole Carr Represents Belize at Ammunition Management

Another government representative who is currently away on the country’s business is Sharole Carr attached
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Selvin Ramos Sanchez Charged with Brother’s Murder

Police have levied charges against Selvin Ramos Sanchez for the murder of his brother Eladio
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Attorney Oscar Selgado Awaits Sentencing for Plot to Kill Belize

In less than two weeks, convicted attorney Oscar Selgado will learn whether his punishment for
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Trial Disrupted as Juror Recognizes Accused in Attempted Robbery Case

A trial for attempted robbery and grievous harm was disrupted yesterday when one of the
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Corozal Police Receive Dirt Bike Donation in Memory of David

Police in Corozal received a dirt bike valued at five thousand dollars from two members
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Paraiso Village Shooting: Corozal Man Survives Gunman’s Attack

A man from the Corozal District survived an attempt on his life this weekend. On
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Truck Driver’s Quick Actions Foil Armed Robbery Attempt

Quick reaction from a truck driver thwarted an armed robbery planned by three male persons. 
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Police Initiative Takes Students on Eye-Opening Tour of Belize Central

Forty students were taken to the Belize Central Prison under an initiative led by Assistant
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Land Ownership Dispute Intensifies in Duck Run Three Community Over

In other news, contentions over land ownership continues to brew out west in the Duck
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Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill to be Presented in House Amid Rise

An Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill is scheduled to be taken before the House of Representatives next
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Cartel Violence in Chetumal Decreases, Belize Authorities Maintain Heightened Security

Reports of cartel-led violence in Chetumal have slowed significantly in the last week.  The situation
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Former Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Teen Girl

A former Police Officer is remanded to prison for allegedly assaulting a 17-year-old girl by
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Alleged Land Fraudster Claims Police Damaged Property in Raid

Alleged land fraudster Doris Grant is back in the news tonight, but this time, Grant
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Belize Police Senior Officers Train to Improve Media Relations

Today, senior officers within the Belize Police Department embarked on a two-day training to improve
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San Ignacio Police Seek Public Help in Jose Mejia Murder

Investigators in San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, are appealing to the public to come forward
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Security Guard Faces 10-Year Sentence for Viral Child Abuse Incident

Davian Flores has lost his job as a security guard for the National Sports Council
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Kidnapping Charges for Repeat Offender Kareem Emory Hamilton, Denied Bail

Kareem Emory Hamilton has been identified as the man who lured a 5-year-old out of
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ComPol Chester Williams Elected First Vice President of Caribbean Police

Belize’s Police Commissioner Chester Williams has been re-elected to serve on the executive of the
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ACP Albert Charlery of the Royal St.Lucia Police Force wins

When more than two dozen police commissioners converged in Belize this week, it was an
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BDF Staff Sergeant in Police Custody Amid Shooting Incident Investigation

The BDF Staff Sergeant Alfonso Williams who was being sought by Police for questioning is
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Gunfire Erupts at North Creek Road Basketball Court, Two Dead

Police trucks swarmed North Creek Road last night after gunshots erupted at a basketball court
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Belize Hosts Historic Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police Conference

The 38th annual conference of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) is being
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Police Commissioner Surveys Northern Borders Amidst Security Concerns

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, did a reconnaissance in the north over the weekend,
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Gunman Targets Group in Belize City, Injuring One: Police Make

A Belize City man was shot while socializing on Saturday night in Majestic Alley, Belize
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Belize City Mechanic Survives Assassination Attempt: Gunmen Escape

A Belize City mechanic is hospitalized after surviving an attempt on his life. Last night,
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Homicide Rate Rises in 2024: Police Face Challenges in Crime

This country has now recorded 41 homicides in 2024. Last year, the country was able
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Belizeans on Edge as Cartel Violence Spills into Chetumal: Mexican

Recent violence and insurgence of the cartels in Mexico have become a cause for concern
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Security Meeting Held in Belize Amid Cartel Threats: Police Dispel

Over on the Belize side, the troubling situation in Chetumal led to a high-level security
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Human Remains Found in Corozal Linked to Missing San Joaquin

More than two months after San Joaquin villager, Rosalito Pacheco, went missing, human remains were
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Parents Charged with Cruelty as 14-Year-Old Daughter is Found Pregnant

Two parents of San Pablo Village, Orange Walk District, were charged yesterday with cruelty to
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Fugitive Extradited: Suspect in Cayo Murder Now in Police Custody

After being on the run for almost eight months, tonight Dimas Duartes is in police
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Family Petitions for Justice: Accused Robber’s Death Raises Questions

The family of 49-year-old Ronald, the accused robber who was shot and killed, has launched
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Andreinae Samuels Charged Despite Assault, Shares Her Side of the

On Monday, we reported the story of Andreinae Samuels, a woman who was severely beaten
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23-Year-Old Nelson Canul Charged with Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

Police have charged 24-year-old Nelson Canul with unlawful sexual intercourse after he impregnated a 14-year-old.
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Family Found Guilty for Grievous Harm Charges Against Neighbor

A jury in the courtroom of Justice Nigel Pilgrim has found a family of three
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Belize City Family Scammed Out of Thousands in Vehicle Deal

A Belize City family has reportedly been scammed out of several thousand dollars by a
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Investigation Underway Following Death of Belize City Resident Found in

Investigators are awaiting the outcome of the post-mortem of Yoans Anaril Rivas, a resident of
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American Appeals for Pardon in Belize, Citing False News Conviction

American national, 39-year-old Joseph Camp, is appealing to Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Froyla Tzalam,
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Belize City Man Arrested for Drugs and Firearms Offenses

Police have arrested and charged a Belize City man for drugs and firearms offences. On
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Seven-Year-Old Dies in Road Accident; Speeding Suspected

A seven-year-old boy is dead following a road traffic incident in the rural Belize district
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Belize City Man Injured in Machete Attack on Barrack Road

A Belize City man is recovering after being chopped several times over the weekend. Police
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Squad 97 Makes History: Largest Police Recruit Cohort Graduates in

The Police Department had history made today as Squad 97 has been marked the largest
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Police Recruitment Milestone: UN Gender Inclusion Standards Surpassed

The Police Department made history today in several areas including the total number of recruits
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Belize Hosts Annual Forensic Science Symposium: Focus on Public Engagement

The National Forensic Science Services (NFSS) and the University of Belize held the fourth annual
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Sexual Violence Data Discussed at Training: Belize Records Thirty-Four Rapes

Major crimes data shows that there were thirty-four rapes reported in Belize last year. The
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Police Response Criticized: Public Outcry After Fatal Shooting Incident

When Michael Usher was fatally shot on Monday night, his last moments were caught on
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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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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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Accused robber Ronald Gibson dies after being shot

Belmopan resident, Ronald Gibson is dead after being hospitalized for the past 11 days.  The
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Police officer charged for raping 15-year-old boy

A 15-year-old has accused a police constable of raping him inside the Punta Gorda Police
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Vista Del Mar Community Collaborates with Police Department to Tackle

The residents of the Vista Del Mar community have taken the phrase “crime is everybody’s
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Police Seek Woman Allegedly Involved in Luring Man to His

Police are searching for a woman they believe may have lured 33-year-old Michael Usher to
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Police Celebrate Major Bust of Guns and Drugs Connected to

Tonight, the Belize Police Department is celebrating a major bust of high-powered rifles and a
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Former Police Officer Elmer Nah Ordered to Stand Trial for

Elmer Nah will be standing trial later this year for a 2022 triple murder.  The
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Allegations of Setup Arise in Elmer Nah Case: Prosecutor Responds

In recent weeks, our newsroom has received videos and declarations from multiple persons, declaring that
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Man Accused of Stabbing Stepdaughter Granted Bail

A man from the Hummingbird Community in the Stann Creek District is out on bail
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Barber Falls Victim to Facebook Scam, Loses $2,400

A Ladyville barber was reportedly scammed out of $2,400 on Facebook. 28-year-old Christopher Latchman reported
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Delivery Man Claims Setup After Drug Bust: Alleges Misleading Delivery

A delivery man alleges that he was quote “set up” unquote, after a delivery job
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Minor Reports Rape in Belize City, Investigation Ongoing

A minor from Belize City says she was raped over the weekend. The minor, in
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Police Officer Faces Charges for Assaulting Wife in Dangriga

A police officer is facing criminal and internal charges after he assaulted his wife and
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Murder Investigation Launched after Darren Taylor Gunned Down in Dangriga

Investigators in southern Belize are probing into the murder of Dangriga resident, Darren Taylor. The
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Jealousy Suspected in Fatal Ambush on Placencia Road

Another man from southern Belize lost his life over the weekend in what police believe
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Man Injured in Police Detention after Ceiling Collapse

A Belize City man is hospitalized after being injured whilst in police detention. On Friday
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American National Fined for Spreading False News in Belize

American national, Joseph Anthony Camp, was in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court this morning where
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