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Business Guatemala-born population in Belize more than 18,000

Guatemala-born population in Belize more than 18,000

By Adele Ramos Freelance Reporter Although there may be undocumented and undetected Guatemalans living in Belize, official estimates published over the last 5 years by the Statistical Institute of Belize put the figure at an average of about 18,000, with 58 percent living in the Cayo District (over 10,000), where […]

Crime Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The police have confirmed that a child is dead following a shooting in San Pedro town this morning. The child, police say, is a six year-old girl. Other reports reaching the Reporter is that the child was shot by another child. We are awaiting the […]

Editorial

Editorial

FACEBOOK is no longer a safe platform for children to browse. Some insensitive people in Belize are using Facebook for advertising explicit pictures of adult sex toys – penises, dildos, vibrators and more. This kind of advertising is not allowed on TV. It should not be allowed on social media. […]

General Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The police have confirmed that a child is dead following a shooting in San Pedro town this morning. The child, police say, is a six year-old girl. Other reports reaching the Reporter is that the child was shot by another child. We are awaiting the […]

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Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!
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Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The police have confirmed that a child is dead following a shooting in San Pedro town this morning. The child, police say, is a six year-old girl. Other reports reaching the Reporter is that the child was shot by another child. We are awaiting the […]

Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release
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Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is missing and his family members are concerned for his safety after they started receiving calls demanding money for his return. The report went in to police sometime around 7:00 on Sunday night when Jairo Campos, 47, of San Narciso village, Corozal informed […]

PUP’s Paul Thompson new Albert division standard bearer
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PUP’s Paul Thompson new Albert division standard bearer

By Michelle Sutherland People’s United Party (PUP) senator Paul Thompson is the party’s new standard bearer for the Albert constituency, following the results of a convention held today at the Anglican Cathedral College (ACC) compound in Belize city. Thompson received 576 votes and his opponent, fellow senator Valerie Woods received […]

Senators Valeries Woods and Paul Thompson contest for Albert division
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Senators Valeries Woods and Paul Thompson contest for Albert division

By Michelle Sutherland People’s United Party (PUP) senators, Valerie Woods and Paul Thompson, are contesting a convention to become the party’s standard bearer for the party in the upcoming 2020 general elections. The convention is being held today at the Anglican Cathedral College (ACC) compound in Belize city. Polls opened […]

Farmer killed by lightning in Shipyard
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Farmer killed by lightning in Shipyard

By Michelle Sutherland A Mennonite farmer of Camp Nine in Shipyard village, Orange Walk was struck by lightning during a thunderstorm in a freak accident on Saturday and was killed. According to police, Jacob Weibe, 22, was mending a barbed wire fence in the rain when he was struck by […]

Belize donates $100,000 to Guatemala volcano victims
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Belize donates $100,000 to Guatemala volcano victims

By Michelle Sutherland The government of Belize is making a $100,000 donation to the government of Guatemala to assist with ongoing relief efforts to aid victims affected by the deadly eruption of Volcan Del Fuego earlier this month, which killed and displaced hundreds of people. The government of Belize said […]

Jeweler arrested for killing neighbor
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Jeweler arrested for killing neighbor

By Michelle Sutherland Belize city jeweler, Manuel Pacheco, has been arrested for the shocking Thursday evening murder of businessman Jose Villanueva, 50, on East Collet canal near the corner of the pound yard bridge. Pacheco reportedly shot Villanueva, his neighbor with whom he’d had an ongoing dispute with. Pacheco and […]

San Ignacio teen raped
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San Ignacio teen raped

By Michelle Sutherland San Ignacio police have detained one man pending charges after he was found in a house alone with the minor, who reported that she was raped. According to police, on Wednesday cops visited a home in the Santa Cruz area of town on Mount Ebeneezer street after […]

Suspected drug plane spotted over northern Belize
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Suspected drug plane spotted over northern Belize

By Michelle Sutherland Residents in the Corozal district, as well as local and Mexican news outlets, are reporting sightings of yet another suspected drug plane over northern Belize. According to reports, a low flying jet engine aircraft was spotted flying in close proximity of villages near the Rio Hondo River […]

Another minister of lands resigns
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Another minister of lands resigns

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter For the second time in a span of only two years, the Minister with responsibility for the Ministry of Natural Resources, which includes the Lands Department, a portfolio usually given to senior party officials, has abruptly resigned. On Tuesday, the office of the Prime Minister […]