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Drug rehab workers get OAS training

Forty seven care providers received certification from the Organization of American States (OAS) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) for six months of training in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of drug abuse and violence under a program named PROCCER. The 47 trainees received their UWI accreditation certificates in […]

Crime Santander field worker crushed to death at job site

Santander field worker crushed to death at job site

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor An employee of Santander Sugar Company was killed by an accident in the cane field at around midday on Monday. The accident happened when the worker, 24 year-old Francisco Andres Sebastian, a Guatemalan who resided in Cotton Tree village was mowed by a harvester while […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

All of Guatemala, and it now appears that even the Organization of American States, hold the view that our BDF patrol was at fault and bears responsibility for the death of 13 year-old Julio Alvarado Ramos. The boy was shot and killed at Cebada, in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve on […]

General Leadercast 2016 comes to Belize

Leadercast 2016 comes to Belize

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter More than 160 people from various organizations gathered at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel on Friday for the international seminar Leadercast 2016. The event, a live stream of a seminar happening in Atlanta Georgia, gathers over 100,000 participants worldwide to hear speeches reflecting […]

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Leadercast 2016 comes to Belize
General / Weekend News

Leadercast 2016 comes to Belize

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter More than 160 people from various organizations gathered at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel on Friday for the international seminar Leadercast 2016. The event, a live stream of a seminar happening in Atlanta Georgia, gathers over 100,000 participants worldwide to hear speeches reflecting […]

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PUP criticizes GOB for enacting law banning Belizeans from entering Sarstoon

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The People’s United Party (PUP) has criticized the government’s move to ban Belizeans from visiting our portion of the Sarstoon. The PUP says it is appalled by the announcement. Leader of the Opposition John Briceno informed Prime Minister Dean Barrow during a meeting on Friday […]

Man kills girlfriend and woman who intervened, then attempts suicide
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Man kills girlfriend and woman who intervened, then attempts suicide

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man shot his common-law wife to death, then turned the gun on another woman who tried to save her, before turning the gun on himself. Shortly after 5:00 on Saturday evening Andy Bustillos, 31, a security guard with Anchor Security went to see his […]

CARICOM countries strategize ways to ensure sustainable social security schemes
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CARICOM countries strategize ways to ensure sustainable social security schemes

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor CARICOM countries are strategizing ways of ensuring sustainable social security schemes. Representatives of various CARICOM countries met in the Bahamas on Friday for the 27th CARICOM Heads of Social Security Meeting to explore the global trends in social security, and how these fit within the […]

Authorities detain boat captains in BTV excursion to Sarstoon
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Authorities detain boat captains in BTV excursion to Sarstoon

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belizean law enforcement authorities have detained three boat captains who were about to take an excursion to Sarstoon Island on Saturday morning. The Belize Coast Guard detained the boat captains on grounds that they did not possess proper documentation to operate a boat. After their […]

Man shot dead on CA Blvd
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Man shot dead on CA Blvd

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unofficial but reliabe reports reaching the Weekend Reporter Online indicate a man was shot dead on the Central American Boulevard in Belize City. The information is that the incident happened shortly after 6:00 p.m., and the victim is Keon “Gambis” Williams, a member of the […]

COLA calls for national shutdown following GOB’s ban against Belizeans in the Sarstoon
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COLA calls for national shutdown following GOB’s ban against Belizeans in the Sarstoon

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The group, Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA) has condemned the government’s new legislation, banning Belizeans from visiting the Sarstoon. The group has called for a national shutdown, describing the new legislation “a ‘knee jerk’ law” and “a gross act of cowardice.” COLA views […]

Police identify murdered Guatemalans
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Police identify murdered Guatemalans

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have identified the two Guatemalans murdered on Thursday afternoon near San Ignacio, Cayo. The victims are 52-year-old Santos Ramon Gonzalez Gomez of Champerico Retalhuleu Melchor de Mencos Peten, Guatemala and 37-year-old Orlando Antonio Garcia Calletal of Barrio La Torre Melchor, Guatemala. They were shot […]

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GOB enacts temporary law banning civilian visits to the Sarstoon

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Effective Friday afternoon, the Government passed a temporary law under Section Two of the Public Safety Act, banning anyone from entering Belize’s portion of the Sarstoon River without lawful authority. The new law will remain in force for a month and “has become necessary in […]

Business

Drug rehab workers get OAS training

Forty seven care providers received certification from the Organization of American States (OAS) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) for six months of training in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of drug abuse and violence under a program named PROCCER. The 47 trainees received their UWI accreditation certificates in […]