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Business G20 countries called out for slow progress in ending company anonymity

G20 countries called out for slow progress in ending company anonymity

By Adele Ramos Freelance Reporter Corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) has released a report titled, G20 Leaders or Laggards? Reviewing G20 promises on ending anonymous companies, in which it mentions Belize as one of the countries linked to a recent scandal in which billions of dollars were moved by a […]

Crime Antwan Rivero

Teen charged for shooting murder of single mother

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have arrested and charged Antwan Rivero, 19, a construction worker of Belize City for last Wednesday night’s murder of Marcia Downs, who was shot dead in her yard on Handyside Street in Belize City. Police would not say if Downs’ killing was influenced by […]

Editorial

Editorial

Several media houses covered the Guatemalan referendum while it was in progress, giving Belizeans a better understanding about what Guatemalans want to achieve. Some 26 percent of the voting population or some 1,985,982 men and women participated in the referendum and voted overwhelmingly in favor of taking the Belize-Guatemala land […]

General Man shot; crashes and dies before reaching KHMH

Man shot; crashes and dies before reaching KHMH

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man reportedly died after he was shot three times and crashed his vehicle while trying to drive to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) to receive treatment. Unconfirmed but reliable information is that the incident happened around 11:30 Wednesday night. The victim, still unidentified, […]

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Man shot; crashes and dies before reaching KHMH
FrontPage / General

Man shot; crashes and dies before reaching KHMH

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man reportedly died after he was shot three times and crashed his vehicle while trying to drive to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) to receive treatment. Unconfirmed but reliable information is that the incident happened around 11:30 Wednesday night. The victim, still unidentified, […]

Chopping spree ends in two men wounded
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Chopping spree ends in two men wounded

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is hospitalized with chop wounds after he and another, whose injuries were not serious, got involved in an altercation which involved three other men. Police say that sometime around 10:55 a.m., today, they responded to a report of the chopping in Bella Vista […]

Revised fuel price list released; Regular and Diesel prices go up
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Revised fuel price list released; Regular and Diesel prices go up

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS), which yesterday announced that fuel prices would be increased effective midnight last night, recalled that announcement later in the evening and offered an apology “for any inconveniences caused”; but has announced again that fuel prices have gone up. In […]

Bureau of Standards announces recall of fuel price hike
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Bureau of Standards announces recall of fuel price hike

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Bureau of Standards, a few minutes ago, announced that the Ministry of Finance has recalled the price increases for fuel which the Bureau had announced earlier today. In a Facebook post less than an hour ago, the Bureau apologized for inconveniences caused by the […]

Man shot dead in Dangriga
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Man shot dead in Dangriga

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unofficial but reliable reports are that a man was shot dead sometime before 11:00 this morning in Dangriga. The incident reportedly happened near the primary school in the Gulisi area. Sketchy information to the Reporter is that there was an altercation between the deceased and […]

Fifth suspected drug plane found abandoned on Progresso Road
General

Fifth suspected drug plane found abandoned on Progresso Road

By Michelle Sutherland The San Estevan Road in the Orange Walk District is currently being monitored by police officers and BDF personnel who are on the scene of another suspected drug plane landing. The discovery was made just after 5:00 a.m. on April 24th on a feeder road leading from […]

Police make arrest for murder
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Police make arrest for murder

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have arrested and charged Marlon Everett, 28, of Belize City for the murder of Albert Johnson. The killing happened on Saturday night on Rectory Lane in Belize City. Johnson, a resident of Punta Gorda, was walking on Rectory Lane when three persons approached him […]

Well-respected Belize city businessman murdered
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Well-respected Belize city businessman murdered

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Well-known Belize city businessman, Oscar Rosado Sr., was shot and killed this afternoon at his establishment. The incident happened shortly after 1:00 p.m. at Rosado’s Hardware near the Lord Ridge Cemetery at the entrance to Belize city. The three robbers reportedly went into the store […]

Pioneer in meat pie business passes
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Pioneer in meat pie business passes

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor News has been received of the death of Dario Hernandez, a pioneer in the meat pie business in Belize. Popularly known by his first name Dario, Hernandez passed away on Saturday night. He had been operating his business at 33 Hyde’s Lane in Belize City […]

Body found at sea identified as that of missing man
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Body found at sea identified as that of missing man

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have confirmed that a body was found earlier today at sea; and they have identified the corpse as that of Leonel Velasquez, who was missing. Coast Guard personnel found Velasquez’ body between Middle Caye and Alligator Caye this afternoon.