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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 Police say robber who was shot dead in armed robbery was ex-policeman

Police say robber who was shot dead in armed robbery was ex-policeman

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Leslie Logan, Jr., a former police constable, was shot dead at around 2:45 p.m. on Friday, just after he allegedly robbed a store in Orange Walk Town. Orange Walk police say that Logan was the man who robbed Hung Yun Supermarket in front of the […]

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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Social / Weekend News

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter One thousand families in 40 rural communities that did not have electricity will now be able to access this important commodity through a tripartite venture among the European Union (EU), the Government of Belize (GOB) and the Belize Electricty Limited (BEL). When the agreement was […]

Venezuela to address high murder rate
Weekend News / World

Venezuela to address high murder rate

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Nicolas Maduro, Venezuelan President, says he will address his country’s high murder rate by disarming civilians of guns. Maduro said his government would invest US $47 millon and create 60 new disarmament centres. According to United Nations figures, Venezuela has the second highest murder rate […]

Traffic accident reported near Burrell Boom; details coming soon
Accidents/Drownings / Weekend News

Traffic accident reported near Burrell Boom; details coming soon

Orange Walk carnival ends in accidental death
Accidents/Drownings / Breaking News / Weekend News

Orange Walk carnival ends in accidental death

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The Reporter has learned that a person has died during an accident in the Orange Walk Town carnival on Saturday. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. and sketchy information indicate that the victim fell off a trailer truck and was run over by a […]

Breaking News / Weekend News

Independence day parade ends in several people suffering injuries in attack

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Unconfirmed reports are that several persons were injured after they came under attack during the Independence Day parade in Belize City. The Weekend Reporter Online understands that when the parade reached North Front Street near its junction with Victoria Street some people suffered injuries from […]

Police say robber who was shot dead in armed robbery was ex-policeman
Crime / Weekend News

Police say robber who was shot dead in armed robbery was ex-policeman

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Leslie Logan, Jr., a former police constable, was shot dead at around 2:45 p.m. on Friday, just after he allegedly robbed a store in Orange Walk Town. Orange Walk police say that Logan was the man who robbed Hung Yun Supermarket in front of the […]

Social / Weekend News

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A countrywide power outage on Independence Eve took roughly two hours before it was restored. The power outage was reportedly caused by a break in supply from Comercial Federal Electricidad, Belize’s main provider of energy in Mexico.

Man murdered in Belize City
Crime / Weekend News

Man murdered in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Glenmore Stevens, 38, was reportedly shot dead on Saturday night in Belize City. The incident happened near the Charles Bartlet Hyde Building in the Lake Independence area and reports are that Stevens was shot in the head. Police have not yet released and details of […]

Prime Minister announces cheaper internet rates
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Prime Minister announces cheaper internet rates

US security forces step up security at White House following two breaches
Weekend News / World

US security forces step up security at White House following two breaches

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Following two security breaches in 24 hours, the US Secret Service says it has stepped up security at the White House and begun a “comprehensive review” of procedures. The more serious incident saw a man wielding a knife enter the building on Friday, prompting a […]