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Business Ambassador Fred Martinez passes

Ambassador Fred Martinez passes

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Belize’s chief negotiator over the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute, Ambassador Fred Martinez, has passed away. The senior diplomat, who was reportedly ill, died Tuesday night in Guatemala. Ambassador Martinez served as Belize’s ambassador to Guatemala from 2003 up to the time of his death. Martinez […]

Crime

Fire Dept. says Kimmie’s fire was arson

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter The fire two Wednesdays ago that claimed a young mother’s life, destroyed three buildings, and damaged one was deliberately set, Belize National Fire Service’s Operations Officer Orin Smith explained this week. Smith told The Reporter that the blaze was an “incendiary” fire, meaning it […]

Editorial

Three disastrous fires in a period of five weeks have left at least six homes destroyed; more than 80 persons homeless, and two persons dead! Apart from the usual complaints of the Fire Department being too slow to respond, there are setbacks which keep on recurring as regularly as clockwork: […]

General Fire leaves 66 persons homeless in San Pedro

Fire leaves 66 persons homeless in San Pedro

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Sixty-six persons, including 32 minors and 16 families, are left homeless following a fire on Sunday night on Conch Shell Street in San Pedro Town. The blaze destroyed three structures that housed nine apartments where the families lived. The fire started at around 8:40 […]

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Ambassador Fred Martinez passes
Business

Ambassador Fred Martinez passes

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Belize’s chief negotiator over the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute, Ambassador Fred Martinez, has passed away. The senior diplomat, who was reportedly ill, died Tuesday night in Guatemala. Ambassador Martinez served as Belize’s ambassador to Guatemala from 2003 up to the time of his death. Martinez […]

Taiwanese Ambassador Wu departs Reporter
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Taiwanese Ambassador Wu departs Reporter

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter BELIZE CITY, Wed. 9th, 2014 After a four-year tour of duty, Taiwanese Ambassador, David Wu, leaves Belize this Saturday for his home where he will spend one week before taking up assignment in New Zealand. During his time in Belize, Ambassador Wu saw the ties […]

Crime

Fire Dept. says Kimmie’s fire was arson

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter The fire two Wednesdays ago that claimed a young mother’s life, destroyed three buildings, and damaged one was deliberately set, Belize National Fire Service’s Operations Officer Orin Smith explained this week. Smith told The Reporter that the blaze was an “incendiary” fire, meaning it […]

Crime

Police seize over $10,000 and 70 pounds of weed

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Police made several drug-related busts over the weekend resulting in over 70 pounds of marijuana, 2 grams of crack cocaine, a little less than $10,000 and eight arrests. The first bust happened last Friday just after 2:00 p.m. when police who had set up […]

Fire leaves 66 persons homeless in San Pedro
General

Fire leaves 66 persons homeless in San Pedro

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Sixty-six persons, including 32 minors and 16 families, are left homeless following a fire on Sunday night on Conch Shell Street in San Pedro Town. The blaze destroyed three structures that housed nine apartments where the families lived. The fire started at around 8:40 […]

Veteran baker dies
General

Veteran baker dies

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Veteran baker and philanthropist, 84-year-old Zebedee Pitterson, has passed away Tuesday night in Belize City. Pitterson’s colourful life hovered over his compassion to feed the hungry and help the less fortunate – something that resonated throughout from the time he left Saint John’s Primary […]

Rescue Response team train volunteers
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Rescue Response team train volunteers

By Dyllan Lawrence Staff Reporter The Belize Disaster Rescue Response Team (BDARRT) continues its endeavours in providing training for volunteers. Thursday, July 3, marked the start for another regular rescue training for employees of CHUKKA. BDARRT is a non-profit organization that consists of volunteers who are trained specially for rescue […]

General

Hattieville fire leaves 13 displaced

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Eloise Hyde, a justice of the peace of Hattieville, plans to rebuild her home within one month after a fire wiped away the two-storey building and everything she owned just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Ms. Hyde and her older grandchildren were enjoying a television […]

Crime

Thieves steal safe from Medical Associates

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Two masked men managed to enter and attempt to rob Belize Medical Associates early Tuesday morning of two safes, one of which contained approximately $30,000 in cash. The thieves removed the two safes sometime after 4 a.m., and were in the process of running […]

Editorial

Three disastrous fires in a period of five weeks have left at least six homes destroyed; more than 80 persons homeless, and two persons dead! Apart from the usual complaints of the Fire Department being too slow to respond, there are setbacks which keep on recurring as regularly as clockwork: […]