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Business

UNDP offers anti-corruption training for secondary and tertiary students

By Benjamin Flowers High school and tertiary level students country wide will be getting lessons on anti-corruption measures during the months of November and December, through a new project hosted by the United Nations Development Project (UNDP). UNDP, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) […]

Crime ACP Joseph Myvett (r) and Inspector Wildredo Ferrufino, CIB

Police constables interdicted on allegations of abuse against cadets

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two police constables from the Placencia Community Policing unit have been placed on disciplinary charges following a report that they abused their authority when they took a group of young boys on a camping trip last weekend. One of the constables faces 5 disciplinary charges, […]

Editorial

Much ado about nothing

The Senate Select Committee is spending time flogging a dead horse in insisting that the Government acted wrongly and illegally in awarding a Belizean passport to a man who was not continuously resident in the country for one year before his application was approved. The Senate Select Committee seems to […]

General Tropic Air questions circumstances that led to plane crash

Tropic Air questions circumstances that led to plane crash

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Following a forced crash landing in the Caribbean Sea this morning with seven passengers on board, including two government ministers, Tropic Air Belize is questioning the circumstances that led to the incident. In a press release today, Tropic Air says that aviation personnel are conducting […]

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Tropic Air questions circumstances that led to plane crash
General / Weekend News

Tropic Air questions circumstances that led to plane crash

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Following a forced crash landing in the Caribbean Sea this morning with seven passengers on board, including two government ministers, Tropic Air Belize is questioning the circumstances that led to the incident. In a press release today, Tropic Air says that aviation personnel are conducting […]

Decomposed body of woman found in Ladyville apartment
Breaking News / General / Weekend News

Decomposed body of woman found in Ladyville apartment

By Michelle Sutherland, Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Police have confirmed preliminary reports to the Reporter that the decomposed body of a woman was found inside an apartment complex in Ladyville this morning. The discovery was reportedly made sometime around 10:00 a.m., by the landlord of the apartment on Perez Road. […]

American doctor collapses and dies while on tourist adventure
General / Weekend News

American doctor collapses and dies while on tourist adventure

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter An American doctor who was visiting a cave in Teakettle village, Cayo collapsed and died on Thursday. Police say they do not supect any foul play in the death of California resident, Madhukar Jiggini, 68, MD, as no sign of violence was observed on his […]

Tropic Air plane goes down in sea with two government ministers
General / Weekend News

Tropic Air plane goes down in sea with two government ministers

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, who is currently acting Prime Minister, and the Minister of Agriculture Godwin Hulse are reported to be in safe condition after a Tropic Air plane they were flying crashed into a vehicle at the Placencia municipal airstrip and careened into […]

ACP Joseph Myvett (r) and Inspector Wildredo Ferrufino, CIB
Crime

Police constables interdicted on allegations of abuse against cadets

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two police constables from the Placencia Community Policing unit have been placed on disciplinary charges following a report that they abused their authority when they took a group of young boys on a camping trip last weekend. One of the constables faces 5 disciplinary charges, […]

29-year-old Jose Valladarez charged for murder of Armenia resident 29-year-old Carlos Navarijo.
Crime

Couple charged for murder of Armenia villager

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Late Thursday evening Belmopan police successfully cracked the murder case of 29-year-old Carlos Albeno, who was found dead with gunshot wounds to his chest on Monday morning. Jose Valladarez, 29, was charged for murder while his common-law wife, 27-year-old Amelia Garrido was charged for ‘abetment […]

Police investigate circumstance surrounding the death 41-year-old Howard Aaron Nicholas who was found washed ashore on beach in Dangriga.
Crime

Dangriga man found dead on beach

By Michelle Sutherland Dangriga police are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination to be conducted on the body of 41-year-old Dangriga resident, Howard Aaron Nicholas, who was found dead on the beach in Dangriga town Wednesday evening. Dangriga police believe Nicholas was under the influence of drugs and was […]

Twenty-nine-year-old Justin Austin Williams, charged for rape of woman.
Crime

Roaring Creek man remanded for rape

By Michelle Sutherland A Roaring Creek resident was remanded to the Hattieville prison last Friday after it is alleged that he was caught in the act of raping a pregnant woman in the wee hours of Friday morning. Justin Austin Williams, 29, was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate Court on […]

Business

UNDP offers anti-corruption training for secondary and tertiary students

By Benjamin Flowers High school and tertiary level students country wide will be getting lessons on anti-corruption measures during the months of November and December, through a new project hosted by the United Nations Development Project (UNDP). UNDP, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) […]

Oceana's field representative Celeshia Guy(Middle) honored with Environmental Youth Award.
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Oceana representative honored at World Youth Conference

By Michelle Sutherland An Oceana field representative was recognized and honored with the Environmental Youth Award during the closing ceremony of the 2017 World Youth Conference, which was hosted in Belize last Thursday. Celeshia Guy, the award’s recipient, was recognized for her tremendous contributions to increasing awareness of Belize’s natural […]