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Rawell Pelayo deported from US after plea bargain Rawell Pelayo deported  from US after plea bargain
Business Cuba  back in grace! Removed from  list of state-sponsored terrorism

Cuba back in grace! Removed from list of state-sponsored terrorism

Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama recommended Tuesday that Cuba be removed from the U.S. government’s list of state sponsors of terrorism. Obam’s deci-sion, long sought by the Cuban government, is expected to expedite plans to re-establish embassies in Washington and Havana. In a brief message to notify Congress of his […]

Crime Four shot in one night; one dead

Four shot in one night; one dead

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Four persons, including a woman, suffered gunshot wounds as a result of three shootings on Friday night in Belize City and one of the victims is dead – the casualty of a bullet wound to the head. The incidents occurred on Banak St, Faber’s Road […]

Editorial

Editorial

The Problem of Guatemalan intruders taking over land in the Chiquibul Forest is but the beginning of a land struggle between landless peasants from Guatemala and the people of Belize. Already the Guatemalans have trespassed along the border, clearing the forest and creating private farms for themselves. If they can […]

General Belizean students in Grenada for CSME workshop

Belizean students in Grenada for CSME workshop

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Nineteen Belizean students were in Grenada this week on a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market Economy (CSME) mission trip. The mission trip, a part of an on going CSMe project to promote the single market in member states, gathered representatives from the University of Belize, […]

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Belizean students in Grenada for CSME workshop
General / Weekend News

Belizean students in Grenada for CSME workshop

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Nineteen Belizean students were in Grenada this week on a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market Economy (CSME) mission trip. The mission trip, a part of an on going CSMe project to promote the single market in member states, gathered representatives from the University of Belize, […]

UB holds 5th research symposium
General / Weekend News

UB holds 5th research symposium

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter This week the University of Belize held it’s fifth annual research conference at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. The conference, held by the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, showcased research papers from students who were doing their undergraduate thesis. Speaking at the conference, Vincent […]

Four shot in one night; one dead
Crime / Weekend News

Four shot in one night; one dead

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Four persons, including a woman, suffered gunshot wounds as a result of three shootings on Friday night in Belize City and one of the victims is dead – the casualty of a bullet wound to the head. The incidents occurred on Banak St, Faber’s Road […]

Surveys reveal homophobia is down; domestic abuse, teenage sex are up
Health / Social / Weekend News

Surveys reveal homophobia is down; domestic abuse, teenage sex are up

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Two surveys which the UNAIDS conducted over the past 16 months on issues related to attitudes toward sexuality, sexual education and people’s behavioural practices revealed on Friday that more Belizeans are accepting/tolerant towards homosexuality compared to the wider Caribbean, with the exception of Suriname. The […]

Competitors in internet industry sign agreement to benefit customers
General / Uncategorized / Weekend News

Competitors in internet industry sign agreement to benefit customers

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter This week, a historic cooperation was formed between the internet service providers (ISP) in Belize to collectively establish the country’s first internet exchange point. Nine ISPs, all competitors, gathered for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the University of Belize’s West Landivar […]

Four persons shot!
Crime / Uncategorized / Weekend News

Four persons shot!

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The Reporter has learned of two shootings around 7 p.m. on Friday night in Belize City that has left four persons with injuries. The incidents occurred on Banak Street and Jane Usher Boulevard. We were made to understand that three of the victims have been […]

Crime / Weekend News

Police follow leads in Edward Usher’s murder

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Police and residents of the Mayflower Street area have said that the motive for Saturday morning’s murder of Edward “Ghost” Usher, 40, inside a yard at #5 Mayflower Street in Belize City, was a long-standing conflict between Usher and other men from the same area […]

Special constable charged for beating man! Police corporal disciplined for not stopping the assault
Crime

Special constable charged for beating man! Police corporal disciplined for not stopping the assault

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Edward Swift, 38, a special constable assigned to the Orange Walk Police Station, is out on bail of $1,000 on a criminal charge of wounding, after he was videotaped vigorously beating a man for several minutes on Sunday night. The incident happened at the […]

Dash for Freedom…Prisoner  Torres jumps from moving pick-up
Crime

Dash for Freedom…Prisoner Torres jumps from moving pick-up

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Angel Torres, 37, remains at large after he jumped out of a moving police transport while being taken to the Hattieville Prison last Thursday. Torres is facing a charge of aggravated assault and was in the process of being remanded when he fled. Torres […]

Cuba  back in grace! Removed from  list of state-sponsored terrorism
Business

Cuba back in grace! Removed from list of state-sponsored terrorism

Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama recommended Tuesday that Cuba be removed from the U.S. government’s list of state sponsors of terrorism. Obam’s deci-sion, long sought by the Cuban government, is expected to expedite plans to re-establish embassies in Washington and Havana. In a brief message to notify Congress of his […]