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Student drowns in Belize City
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Student drowns in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A student drowned this evening in Belize City. Police say that they were summoned to the Pickwick Club on Newtown Barracks sometime around 3:30 this afternoon where they saw a young lady in the pool. She was identified as Oluwukemi Miracle Ojo, 16. Ojo, a […]

Reporter Apology
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Reporter Apology

The Reporter apologizes for an egregious oversight in regard to the memo that accompanied the article concerning the Financial Secretary, Mr. Joseph Waight, in the March 4th issue. The text, which appears in a box on page 3, provides the words of the original memo but includes derogatory comments from […]

Gas shortage imminent
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Gas shortage imminent

By Benjamin Flowers Belize is about to experience mass disruptions in businesses countrywide, due to an imminent shortage of fuel. The Reporter has been reliably informed that the container which was to resupply the country with fuel is near Belize, but cannot come in to unload because the Government of […]

Murder on Antelope Street Extension
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Murder on Antelope Street Extension

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unconfirmed but reliable reports are that a man was murdered before midnight last night in Belize City. Police have acknowledged that a shooting happened on Antelope Street Extension in the Collet area, but reliable reports are that the man died at the scene and was […]

Another man killed in road accident; confrontation takes place during parade
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Another man killed in road accident; confrontation takes place during parade

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident and a confrontation that happened about an hour ago. The fatal accident happened in Camalote village near mile 51 on the George Price highway and the victim was reportedly driving a motorcycle. The confrontation, meanwhile, occurred during the […]

Decomposed body of woman found in Ladyville apartment
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Decomposed body of woman found in Ladyville apartment

By Michelle Sutherland, Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Police have confirmed preliminary reports to the Reporter that the decomposed body of a woman was found inside an apartment complex in Ladyville this morning. The discovery was reportedly made sometime around 10:00 a.m., by the landlord of the apartment on Perez Road. […]

Did policemen rape women in their custody?
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Did policemen rape women in their custody?

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize Police Department has begun an investigation into a report that three of its officers allegedly raped two women who were in their custody. The allegation is that the incident took place at a police station in southern Belize on Thursday night. Reports reaching […]

Fire claims house; leaves man injured
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Fire claims house; leaves man injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fire sometime after 9:00 last night has left a family homeless and the homeowner with injuries to both hands. Preliminary reports are that the blaze occurred at a family house near Brodies parking lot on the Philip Goldson highway and left a Mr Bilal, […]

Two confirmed dead in traffic accident
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Two confirmed dead in traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Reporter has confirmed that two people died in a traffic accident that happened tonight on the Southern highway. The incident happened near the Kendall bridge and claimed the life of a man and a woman, and left a third person with an injured limb. […]

Serious accident reported on Southern highway
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Serious accident reported on Southern highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Dangriga police are on their way to investigate what has been reported as a serious traffic accident on the Southern highway. Unconfirmed reports are that the mishap occurred near the Kendall bridge sometime before 7:00 p.m. The Reporter will have updates as soon as they […]