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Strengthen security in Chiquibul and make it a united effort, urges PUP Strengthen security in Chiquibul and make it a united effort, urges PUP
European Union gives Belize $67 million to relieve poverty European Union gives Belize $67 million to relieve poverty
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Belize achieves record tourism growth

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Third-quarter tourism statistics indicate that Belize has seen a considerable increase in tourism arrivals in both airport and cruise ship categories. Statistics from the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) provided by the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) recorded 45,862 arrivals between July and September. This represents […]

Crime Search  for missing canoer continues, even as hopes fade

Search for missing canoer continues, even as hopes fade

The Belize Coast Guard has deployed additional divers in an effort to recover the body of a missing San Pedro canoer. Coast Guard Operations Officer, Gregory Soberanis, told The Reporter on Wednesday that the search continues for Eric Garcia, who disappeared off the coast of Ambergris Caye when his canoe […]

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The hysteria gripping the world over the deadly Ebola virus is being fuelled because despite their best efforts at the Dallas Presbyterian Hospital, two care-giving nurses have become infected. People reason that if this modern hospital in Dallas has been unable to prevent the virus from spreading, what hope do […]

General PM hasn’t seen letter from social partners

PM hasn’t seen letter from social partners

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Prime Minister, Dean Barrow said that he has not seen the letter addressed to him and sent on Wednesday which, was signed by the three senators representing the social partners concerning the delay in appointing the 13th senator. Barrow said he was certain that […]

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MOH wraps up Dental Health Week

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Ministry of Health closed off Dental Health Week on Friday with a health fair at the Central Health Region compound. The health fair featured information from the dental health unit as well as several other MOH departments, including the Water Analysis Unit, and the […]

Liberia seeks help in fighting Ebola crisis
Weekend News / World

Liberia seeks help in fighting Ebola crisis

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the whole world has a stake in the fight against Ebola. In a “letter to the world” she said the disease “respects no borders”, and that every country had to do all it could to help fight it. President Johnson Sirleaf added that a […]

FCD Telethon raises over $320,000
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FCD Telethon raises over $320,000

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) telethon held Saturday to raise funds to increase the number of FCD rangers in the Chiquibul reserve raised over $320,000. According to Valerie Woods, FCD volunteer and telethon organizer, the government pledged $120,000, which will cover the […]

PM hasn’t seen letter from social partners
General / Weekend News

PM hasn’t seen letter from social partners

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Prime Minister, Dean Barrow said that he has not seen the letter addressed to him and sent on Wednesday which, was signed by the three senators representing the social partners concerning the delay in appointing the 13th senator. Barrow said he was certain that […]

Weekend News

Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains. Nine of them were killed in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed during a torrential downpour. In other areas of the city, emergency crews evacuated families from areas at risk from mudslides. A government spokeswoman said they […]

BDF and Guatemalan officials partner in Conorquie murder case
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BDF and Guatemalan officials partner in Conorquie murder case

By Alexis Milan, Staff Reporter The Belize Defense Force (BDF) has been communicating and sharing information with their Guatemalan counterparts and a suspect has been identified in the murder of Danny Conorquie, Brigadier General David Jones, BDF commander said on Friday. Jones indicated that through collaboration among the BDF, Belize […]

PM handles Ebola scare
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PM handles Ebola scare

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow, faced with a possible Ebola threat in Belize on Thursday, decided not to allow an American citizen passage through Belizean soil, despite a request from the United States. Barrow’s office was first informed around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday that there […]

Hurricanes threaten in Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Weekend News / World

Hurricanes threaten in Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Hurricanes are barreling through the ocean on both sides of the continental United States. Hurricane Gonzalo on Friday slammed the British territory of Bermuda in the North Atlantic Ocean. Hurricane Ana is heading for the Hawaiian Islands and could cause trouble over the weekend. Hurricane warnings were posted on Bermuda […]

Gang boss says he gives up gang-banging!  “ It’s not right to be killing each other ! ”, Roger Anthony tells media.
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Gang boss says he gives up gang-banging! “ It’s not right to be killing each other ! ”, Roger Anthony tells media.

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Former gang leader Roger Anthony, admitted Tuesday that he could face reprisals because of his decision to change his lifestyle and leave the gang, but he wants to change course and be a better person. Anthony said in an interview with reporters that he […]

Search  for missing canoer continues, even as hopes fade
Crime

Search for missing canoer continues, even as hopes fade

The Belize Coast Guard has deployed additional divers in an effort to recover the body of a missing San Pedro canoer. Coast Guard Operations Officer, Gregory Soberanis, told The Reporter on Wednesday that the search continues for Eric Garcia, who disappeared off the coast of Ambergris Caye when his canoe […]