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Madame X emerges; Vows to sue SP cops

The mysterious woman who was handcuffed and pummelled on the ground by San Pedro police on the night of April 1 has surfaced, vowing to sue the police for unecessary cruelty. Madame X has been in touch with the Reporter. She still does not want to give her name, but […]

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Two teenagers killed; 10 others hurt

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor Two teenagers, a girl and a boy – were killed when a Ford Ranger pick-up truck in which they were were travelling ran off the Placencia Road last Sunday afternoon and flipped over several times. Warisi Flores, 14, and Deshawn Taylor, 18, both from Dangriga, […]

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Two teens perish in road accident on Placencia road; several others injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two teens are dead and several others injured following a traffic accident on the Placencia road this afternoon. Police say that at around 2:30 p.m., a black Ford Ranger pick-up ran off the road near Belize Aquaculture Limited shrimp farm.  Two of its passengers, a 14 year-old […]

Internal investigation underway after police officer injures 4 person in shoot out
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Internal investigation underway after police officer injures 4 person in shoot out

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Residents in San Pedro town are in an uproar after four persons were shot by an on-duty police officer outside a popular nightclub on the island on Saturday. The incident which reportedly occurred at 4:30 a.m., in the downtown area, was as a result of […]

Belizean cacao showcased in Belgium
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Belizean cacao showcased in Belgium

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The Embassy of Belize in Brussels recently hosted prominent chocolatiers from Belgium at a conference, aimed at promoting interest in trade and investment for Belizean chocolatiers. The event which was hosted on March 28,  was aimed at generating interest in investing to expand cacao production […]

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Ombudsman launches new website

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff  Editor The office of the Ombudsman of Belize has recently launched a new website to facilitate complaints and queries from the public. The website can be found at www.ombudsman.gov.bz. It is completed with links to annual reports, legislations, complaint forms, Facebook link, and contact information. According […]

San Ignacio resident missing
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San Ignacio resident missing

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A family from the Kontiki area of San Ignacio town, Cayo, is worried after one of their loved one went missing earlier this week. Information is that 25 year-old Saul Jeovani Ortiz left his home on March 27, enroute to his place of work in […]

San Ignacio police investigate death of man
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San Ignacio police investigate death of man

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter San Ignacio police are currently investigating the death of a man that occurred in their municipality earlier this morning. The body of 22 year-old Samir Edwardo Arrecis was discovered at a house in San Ignacio town at around 1:00 a.m. Arrecis’ body was taken to […]

BAHA warns against rabies outbreak
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BAHA warns against rabies outbreak

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Farmers and livestock owners in the Cayo, Corozal and Toledo districts are advised to vaccinate their animals against the ongoing spread of paralytic rabies in their areas. On March 30, BAHA issued a release stating that they have detected the virus in sheeps, vampire bats […]

Guatemala to include Sarstoon on its map
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Guatemala to include Sarstoon on its map

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   Guatemala intends to include portions of the Sarstoon area in southern Belize as part of their country on their official map, a document leaked this week reveals.   The official document, which reportedly originated from Guatemala’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, is said to be a […]