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Contracts worth more than $9 million signed for more infrastructure

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Infrastructural works are set to begin, with the signing on Monday of several contracts that have a combined value of more than $9 million. The contracts, signed on Monday by Minister of Works and Transport, Rene Montero, include the pavement of five miles of […]

Crime Man shot on north side following J’ouvert

Man shot on north side following J’ouvert

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter One man was injured in a shooting on Douglas Jones Street on Saturday morning. Reports are that the victim was near the Cinderella Plaza when a gunman approached him around 6 a.m. and fired a single shot causing his injury. Police investigations continue.

Editorial

Recent statements by leaders of the People’s United Party avowing to disband the Gang Suppression Unit when the party comes to power were made on impulse, we believe, and do not reflect the broad-based opinion of the members and supporters of the PUP. Even though the GSU has stepped on […]

General Belize Red Cross Society observes First Aid Day

Belize Red Cross Society observes First Aid Day

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Belize Red Cross joined the International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to observe First Aid Day. The day was celebrated on September 13 under the global theme “First aid heroes in daily emergencies and disasters,” with the Belize Red Cross’ educational […]

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Belize Red Cross Society observes First Aid Day
General / Weekend News

Belize Red Cross Society observes First Aid Day

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Belize Red Cross joined the International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to observe First Aid Day. The day was celebrated on September 13 under the global theme “First aid heroes in daily emergencies and disasters,” with the Belize Red Cross’ educational […]

Hurricane strengthens to category 4
Weekend News / World

Hurricane strengthens to category 4

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Hurricane Odile, a category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall the Baja California peninsula in Mexico on Sunday night and Monday. As of Sunday afternoon, Odile was located about 290 miles south-southeast of the southern tip of the peninsula, with maximum sustained winds of […]

American media house gives shining reviews on Maya cave in Cayo
Tourism / Weekend News

American media house gives shining reviews on Maya cave in Cayo

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Latin Post, an American-based media house has released an article praising the Actun Tunichil Muknal (Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre) in Cayo. The online media platform which caters to over 3.5 million visitors, the majority being the Latino population of the United states, published a […]

Man shot on north side following J’ouvert
Crime / Weekend News

Man shot on north side following J’ouvert

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter One man was injured in a shooting on Douglas Jones Street on Saturday morning. Reports are that the victim was near the Cinderella Plaza when a gunman approached him around 6 a.m. and fired a single shot causing his injury. Police investigations continue.

Vector Control Unit working to mitigate dengue cases
Health / Weekend News

Vector Control Unit working to mitigate dengue cases

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Vector Control Unit in the Ministry of Health has increased its efforts to mitigate the recent spike in the number of cases of dengue fever. Chief Operator of the VCU, Kim Bautista told The Reporter on Saturday that the unit has stepped up its […]

Pantempters Steel Orchestra to visit Taiwan
Culture / Weekend News

Pantempters Steel Orchestra to visit Taiwan

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The Pantempters Steel Orchestra is scheduled to visit Taiwan next week as part of a cultural exchange program that Belize and that country share. On Thursday night, the band members were guests to a dinner hosted by Taiwanese Ambassador to Belize, Benjamin Ho. Ambassador Ho […]

Weekend News / World

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Leopoldo Lopez, one of Venezuela’s main opposition leader is on trial for allegedly inciting violence during anti-government demonstrations earlier this year. Lopez denies all the charges. Lopez, who is the head of the Popular Will Party, has accused the government of President Nicolas Maduro of […]

Haulover Bridge repaired
General / Weekend News

Haulover Bridge repaired

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Work to repair the Haulover Bridge took far less time than was anticipated on Thursday night, with traffic halted from 10 p.m to a few minutes past midnight. The repairs were to weld back angle iron that protect the edges of the precast slabs that […]

One detained for violent in home invasion in San Pedro
Crime / Weekend News

One detained for violent in home invasion in San Pedro

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter San Pedro Police have detained one man after a violent home invasion in the Tres Cocos Area of San Pedro Town. The department told the Reporter on Saturday that due to protocol, the person’s name will not be released until he has been formally charged. […]

Chilean parliamentarian charged with killing left-wing militants
Weekend News / World

Chilean parliamentarian charged with killing left-wing militants

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A member of Chile’s parliament has been charged with the killing of three left-wing militants during the dictatorship of Gen Augusto Pinochet. Rosauro Martinez was an army captain at the time of the incident in 1981. He led a patrol in southern Chile in search […]