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Two persons confirmed dead in accident
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Two persons confirmed dead in accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police, a few minutes ago, confirmed that two persons have died as a result of a traffic accident at Mile 4 on the George Price Highway an hour ago. The deceased are Samantha Castillo, 30, of 81 Bella Vista area, Belize City and one year-old […]

Fatal traffic accident reported on George Price highway
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Fatal traffic accident reported on George Price highway

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The Weekend Reporter Online has received unconfirmed reports of a fatal traffic accident sometime after 5:00 p.m., near mile four on the George Price highway. Preliminary reports are that two children were involved, one of whom may have succumbed to injuries. Unconfirmed reports suggest that […]

Traffic accident near Sand Hill
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Traffic accident near Sand Hill

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are currently on the scene of a traffic accident on the Philip Goldson highway. Reports are that the mishap occurred at around 11:00 this morning in Sand Hill village. An ambulance is transporting injured victims for medical attention in Belize City. The Reporter Online […]

One person shot in Collet
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One person shot in Collet

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are looking for a suspect after a youth was reportedly shot at around 8:00 tonight in the Antelope Street Extension area of Belize City. Residents heard two sets of gunshots – the first of about six shots – followed by a second round of […]

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Controversy deepens over who is Queen of the Bay 2017

Ny Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The controversy has deepened over who is Queen of the Bay 2017, after the National Queen of the Bay Committee says it will still crown Ms Orange Walk, despite an overruling late Saturday night, that Miss Dangriga is the queen. The September Celebrations Committee issued […]

Tropical Storm Franklin expected to become a hurricane before landfall tonight
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Tropical Storm Franklin expected to become a hurricane before landfall tonight

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Tropical Storm Franklin is expected to strengthen and become a hurricane before it makes landfall tonight anywhere between northern Belize and the Quintana Roo area of Mexico. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has issued a Tropical Storm warning from Belize City to the Corozal […]

Tropical Storm Franklin forms; threatens northern Belize
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Tropical Storm Franklin forms; threatens northern Belize

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Tropical Storm Franklin has formed in the northwestern Caribbean, as it inches closer towards the Yucatan peninsula, threatening northern Belize. Franklin is located about 100 miles north of Cabo Gracias a Dios on the Nicaragua/Honduras border. It packs winds of up to 40mph and is […]

NEMO activates operation centres in light of approaching storm
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NEMO activates operation centres in light of approaching storm

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The National Emergency Management Organizations says its operations centers (EOC’s) have been convening countrywide since this morning, in light of the threat from the tropical system approaching our area. NEMO says that Emergency Operations Centers have met in every region of the country to assess […]

Tropical storm watch issued for Belize as storm approaches
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Tropical storm watch issued for Belize as storm approaches

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A tropical storm watch has been issued for the Belize, Orange Walk and Corozal districts, as potential cyclone 7 could become named storm Franklin before it makes landfall late Monday. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in its latest advisory this evening, said people should […]

Tropical wave approaching Belize gets better organized
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Tropical wave approaching Belize gets better organized

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Showers associated with a strong tropical wave heading towards Belize have gotten better organized, with tropical-storm-force winds already occurring in the centre of the weather system. The latest advisory coming from Miami’s National Hurricane Centre (NHC) indicates that the broad area of low pressure is […]