‘Draconian’ gun law to be revised! Elrington says amendments expected as early as next month ‘Draconian’ gun law to be revised!  Elrington says amendments expected as early as next month
GDP up, exports down! GDP up,  exports down!
Cañeros seek clarification on new payment scheme Cañeros seek clarification on new payment scheme
PUP suspends Arthur Saldivar! PUP suspends Arthur Saldivar!
Business BML expecting payment on Friday

BML expecting payment on Friday

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) is expecting a five-week-payment from the Belize City Council on Friday, according to BML owner Lawrence Ellis. Ellis indicated that CitCo has promised to make a payment of approximately $390,000 on Friday. He added that if CitCo didn’t pay on […]

Crime Woman murdered in Toledo

Woman murdered in Toledo

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Agripina Coc, 61, a villager of San Pedro Colombia, Toledo, is dead – the victim of a chopping. One of Coc’s relatives reportedly found her body shortly after 7 p.m. on Saturday near the entrance of the village, naked and with a large chop wound […]

Editorial

Since 1976 when the Ebola virus was first identified, the disease has become one of the most deadly the world has seen. It is possible for a person to come down with Ebola symptoms in the morning and be dead by nighttime! The Center for Disease Control in the United […]

General Taiwan  provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

Taiwan provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twenty-six Belizean students will leave the country this weekend for Taiwan where they will pursue tertiary-level studies in fields ranging from engineering to medicine over the next few years. At an orientation ceremony last Saturday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington reminded the students […]

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Woman murdered in Toledo
Crime / Weekend News

Woman murdered in Toledo

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Agripina Coc, 61, a villager of San Pedro Colombia, Toledo, is dead – the victim of a chopping. One of Coc’s relatives reportedly found her body shortly after 7 p.m. on Saturday near the entrance of the village, naked and with a large chop wound […]

Man shot dead in Belize City
Crime / Weekend News

Man shot dead in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Michael Usher was shot dead early on Sunday morning in Belize City. Usher was reportedly riding on Faber’s Road towards his house shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday when he was gunned down. Police are pursuing one lead.

Conflict in Guatemala ends with departure of Jews
Weekend News / World

Conflict in Guatemala ends with departure of Jews

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Conflict between an indigenous group in Guatemala and an orthodox Jewish group has led to the relocation of the Jews. 230 members of the Lev Tahor Jewish group were asked to leave San Juan La Laguna after meetings with elders of the Mayan community. The […]

Cordel Hyde endorsed as PUP Lake I standard bearer
Politics / Weekend News

Cordel Hyde endorsed as PUP Lake I standard bearer

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Cordel Hyde, who served under the last two PUP administrations as Minister of Education and Housing, was sworn in as the party’s standard bearer in the Lake I constituency on Saturday. During a Saturday evening “coming home” convention attended by the party’s heavyweights, Hyde received […]

Traffic accident claims two lives
Accidents/Drownings / Weekend News

Traffic accident claims two lives

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A traffic accident on Friday night reportedly claimed the lives of a man and a woman on the George Price Highway. The accident happened near the Hector Silva Airstrip and involved a Chevy Tracker SUV and an L200. Eyewitnesses have reported that the SUV was […]

Weekend News / World

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Twenty miners who were trapped underground for more than a day in Nicaragua were freed on Friday. Since it’s collapse on Thursday, they had spent 34 hours trapped in the silver and gold mine. An unknown number of miners escaped and are undergoing treatment at […]

PUP Belize Rural North executives protest party headquartersp
Politics / Weekend News

PUP Belize Rural North executives protest party headquartersp

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Members of the PUP’s Belize Rural North executive committee protested in front of their party’s headquarters on Queen Street on Friday to object to the suspension of Arthur Saldivar from the party. The group led by Oswin Blease, told The Reporter that they will keep […]

Conference seeks to empower, uplift women
Social / Weekend News

Conference seeks to empower, uplift women

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A conference aimed at empowering women and creating enabling environments for their growth and independence took place on Friday at the Radisson Fort George Hotel In Belize City. The forum, which was a continuation of the 20,000 strong march earlier this year, included speeches by […]

Weekend News / World

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Recession has hit Brazil has just one month before the general election. The figures show that economic output, GDP, has fallen by 0.6 percent. The data showed that civil construction, manufacturing and investment especially suffered during the second quarter. According to the most recent poll, […]

Two men remanded for crystal meth
Crime

Two men remanded for crystal meth

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Customs officials say that 120 pounds of meth-amphetamine that Orange Walk police intercepted last week Wednesday night did not come through its Belize City port of entry. Selso Marin, a senior officer in the Investigations Unit at the Customs Department, said that it is […]