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Business GSU boss plans to address socio-economic needs of criminals

GSU boss plans to address socio-economic needs of criminals

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Inspector Mark Flowers, Commander of the Gang Suppression Unit, says he wants to meet with relevant government ministries to address the socio-economic needs of criminals to keep them from committing crime. Flowers told The Reporter that his plan takes into account the lack of […]

Crime Policeman dies in road traffic accident

Policeman dies in road traffic accident

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Marvin Sedacey, 29, a police constable attached to the Punta Gorda Police Formation, was killed instantly around 7:45 on Wednesday morning near mile four on the Southern Highway. Sedacey was reportedly driving a Ford Escort car from Cattle Landing Village towards Forest Home when […]

Editorial

Two weeks ago at a meeting of the House of Representatives the Prime Minister of Belize publicly excoriated the Mayor of the Punta Gorda Town Council, Mr. Anthony Fuentes, for using subvention money provided by the Government of Belize to pay off a personal debt with the Toledo Teachers Credit […]

General Carnival Road March 2014

Carnival Road March 2014

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Hundreds of revellers dressed in ornate, brightly coloured costumes took to the streets in the blazing heat to perform for thousands of spectators in the Carnival Road March 2014. The carnival held on Saturday September 2013, featured 13 of the 14 registered bands divided into […]

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PUP remembers Father of the Nation with wreath ceremony
Social / Weekend News

PUP remembers Father of the Nation with wreath ceremony

By Marion Ali The People’s United Party (PUP), observed National Service Day on Friday with a now customary wreath-laying ceremony at the grave of the late George Price, Father of the Nation. The event took place on September 19, the date that Mr Price passed – incidentally just two days […]

Drug cartel leader murdered in Mexico
Weekend News / World

Drug cartel leader murdered in Mexico

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Mexican police have found the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was thought to be one of the main leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel. The body was found with a bullet wound in a house in central Michoacan state. Aguilles was believed to be […]

GSU boss plans to address socio-economic needs of criminals
Business

GSU boss plans to address socio-economic needs of criminals

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Inspector Mark Flowers, Commander of the Gang Suppression Unit, says he wants to meet with relevant government ministries to address the socio-economic needs of criminals to keep them from committing crime. Flowers told The Reporter that his plan takes into account the lack of […]

Carnival Road March 2014
General

Carnival Road March 2014

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Hundreds of revellers dressed in ornate, brightly coloured costumes took to the streets in the blazing heat to perform for thousands of spectators in the Carnival Road March 2014. The carnival held on Saturday September 2013, featured 13 of the 14 registered bands divided into […]

Mayor Bradley introduces Seashore Children’s Park
General

Mayor Bradley introduces Seashore Children’s Park

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize City Mayor, Darrell Bradley introduced the newly-dubbed Seashore Children’s Park in the Buttonwood Bay area complete with a landmark Belize monument on Wednesday. Bradley explained that the designation of the area as a children’s park came after the property was almost privatized last […]

Policeman dies in road traffic accident
Crime

Policeman dies in road traffic accident

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Marvin Sedacey, 29, a police constable attached to the Punta Gorda Police Formation, was killed instantly around 7:45 on Wednesday morning near mile four on the Southern Highway. Sedacey was reportedly driving a Ford Escort car from Cattle Landing Village towards Forest Home when […]

Eleven-year-old motivational speaker receives key to the city
General

Eleven-year-old motivational speaker receives key to the city

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Mayor Darrell Bradley presented eleven-year-old motivational speaker Anthony Gill with the key to Belize City at a ceremony held at City Hall on Monday. Bradley said Gill has been doing great inspirational work with youths in Belize and in the United States and said […]

Jamaican producers looking to  promote Belizean talent
General

Jamaican producers looking to promote Belizean talent

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A group of Jamaican producers based in Canada has been in Belize over the past three weeks recording material with Belizean artists to promote in Jamaican, Canadian and European markets and eventually book shows for the artists. According to Garth “Papa” White, owner of […]

Guatemalan man almost decapitated;  another Guatemalan detained
Crime

Guatemalan man almost decapitated; another Guatemalan detained

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Pedro Diaz Guien, 34, a Guatemalan who has made Duck Run III, Spanish Lookout his home for the past five years, was discovered almost decapitated a around 4 a.m. on Sunday on Emerald Trail, a road that leads to his house. According to police, […]

Taiwan shares culture with Belize during September celebrations
General

Taiwan shares culture with Belize during September celebrations

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A group of students who are attending top universities in Taiwan left Belize this week after they staged a super cultural presentation for Belizeans on Monday night at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts in Belize City. The students, youth ambassadors chosen by […]