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    Dispute Over Bicycle Results In Stabbing

Dispute Over Bicycle Results In Stabbing

Friday, July 12th. 2019 – Matthew Smith, 27, is recuperating in the KHMH from a stab wound he suffered under his left armpit around 6:40 last week Thursday night during a dispute with another man over a bicycle.  Smith, who resides on Plues Street, was on East Collet Canal near

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    Man Stabbed During Fight Over Bicycle

Man Stabbed During Fight Over Bicycle

By Marion Ali – July 5th. 2019 – A man was stabbed last night over a bicycle in Belize City. Matthew Smith, 27, who resides on Plues Street, was on East Collet Canal near the Conch Shell Bay area around 6:45 pm, when he got into an argument with another man over Smith’s missing bicycle.

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    Double Murder Suspect Surrenders

Double Murder Suspect Surrenders

A man who Police were actively seeking for questioning in the shocking murders of San Pedro tour guide Mario Graniel and American doctor Gary Paul Swank is in Police custody. The Reporter was able to confirm that just after midday today, Christian Espat, 23, in the company of his attorney

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    Supreme Meats Robbed At Gun Point At Closing Time

Supreme Meats Robbed At Gun Point At Closing Time

Last week Friday (June 14th.) at approximately 7pm. it was closing time for Supreme Meats at #116 Cemetery Road, and that day was not routine for the butcher, because two robbers entered the business establishment and held him up – one armed with a knife and the other with a

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    Security Guard Attacked and Killed

Security Guard Attacked and Killed

A Haitian national who had only just relocated to live in Belize about a year ago was murdered over the weekend during an apparent aggravated burglary at the Foam Factory compound at mile two on the George Price Highway. The body of Triple-A security guard, Jacques Jean Wilder, 34, was

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    Bert Vasquez Loses First Application; Appeal Not Over Yet

Bert Vasquez Loses First Application; Appeal Not Over Yet

By Marion Ali  – The application of Bert Vasquez to present new evidence at the Appeals Court has been declined. Vasquez made several applications, the rest of which have not been ruled as yet. Vasquez, who was found guilty in 2017 in the Supreme Court of forcible abduction, sexual assault, and

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    DPP’s Office Seeks Retrial of Calaney Flowers

DPP’s Office Seeks Retrial of Calaney Flowers

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is seeking to have the Court of Appeal overturn a not guilty verdict which the Supreme Court handed down in 2017 and the retrial of a woman who was charged with the murder of her ex-boyfriend and the attempted murder of

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    Reformed Street Figure Executed In Taylor’s Alley

Reformed Street Figure Executed In Taylor’s Alley

Just after 9:30 a.m. on June 2nd, gunshots rang out in Taylor’s Alley, scattering a group of men and sending them running for their lives. When the commotion died down, it was an all too familiar scene as one man lay bleeding inside a yard. Sources say that when the

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