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Chateau Caribbean destroyed by fire
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Chateau Caribbean destroyed by fire

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fire has destroyed the Chateau Caribbean in Belize City. The blaze started at around 8:30 this morning on the second floor and quickly spread to the first floor. No one was hurt and fire fighters are still on the scene fighting the blaze. Reports […]

Several carnival revelers injured when house collapses
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Several carnival revelers injured when house collapses

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Several people were rushed by a number of ambulances to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after a house collapsed where they were making final preparations for tomorrow’s Carnival road march. The incident happened on Dolphin Street in Belize City where the Soca Mocha Mas Band […]

Central Bank de-risked!
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Central Bank de-risked!

The Belize Central Bank, the country’s financial regulator, has now lost two of its correspondent banking relationships (CBR), which may result in yet unknown financial repercussions for the country, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday. In its report, “The Withdrawal of Correspondent Banking Relationships: A […]

Birthday bash for Queen Elizabeth ll
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Birthday bash for Queen Elizabeth ll

A birthday party honouring her Majesty the Queen brought out the fair and the famous last Friday night, June 17 to mark her 90th birthday at the Best Western Hotel. Amid a festive party mood and glowing tributes to Her Majesty, guests enjoyed a sumptuous meal and later had a […]

Two policemen, a school warden and a student shot in fr Queen Street
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Two policemen, a school warden and a student shot in fr Queen Street

Breaking news: There has been a shooting in front of the Queen Street police station. Eye witnesses say a lone shooter rode up to the police station and fired 10-15 shots. Two policemen have reportedly been injured. One of them was saved by his cell phone which he had in […]

Faber wins UDP deputy leadership comfortably over Saldivar
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Faber wins UDP deputy leadership comfortably over Saldivar

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Patrick Faber, the Minister of Education has won the deputy leadership of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) comfortably over John Saldivar, the Minister of National Security and only other contender in the race. Faber won by 88 votes with a final tally of 336 […]

Man shot dead on CA Blvd
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Man shot dead on CA Blvd

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unofficial but reliabe reports reaching the Weekend Reporter Online indicate a man was shot dead on the Central American Boulevard in Belize City. The information is that the incident happened shortly after 6:00 p.m., and the victim is Keon “Gambis” Williams, a member of the […]

“Shiny” Tillett killed in Dangriga
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“Shiny” Tillett killed in Dangriga

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor George Street boss, Gerald “Shiny” Tillett is dead after he was shot about an hour ago in Dangriga. Tillett was shot in the head. He was one of four persons shot. Information is sketchy, but the Reporter has received reliable reports that one of the […]

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Update: Youth dies of gunshot wounds

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Ladyville police informed the media shortly before 5:00 p.m. Friday that shooting victim, Merkel Pitts, 18, has died of his gunshot wounds. Pitts was shot while in the company of friends on Thursday night. He had been listed in a critical condition, with a bullet […]

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Breaking news: Man shot dead in Lake I

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Reports are that a man was shot dead about half hour ago in the Lake Independence area of Belize City. While information is sketchy at this time, the Reporter understands that the shooting occurred in the Complex area. We will have details of this incident […]