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NEMO issues advisory for strong tropical wave approaching Belize
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NEMO issues advisory for strong tropical wave approaching Belize

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A strong tropical wave approaching the country has prompted the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) to issue an advisory. The tropical wave is expected to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm before it makes landfall close to or over northern Belize sometime between […]

Supreme court grants bail to dead teen’s step parents; San Pedranos picket courthouse
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Supreme court grants bail to dead teen’s step parents; San Pedranos picket courthouse

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Supreme Court has granted bail to the step parents of Fay Lin Cannon, the Chinese girl who was discovered dead earlier this month at her house in San Pedro. While the bail proceeding took place, a group of San Pedro residents carried out a […]

Businessman murdered at apartment on Orange Street
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Businessman murdered at apartment on Orange Street

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are currently at the scene of a murder at an apartment on Orange Street in Belize City. Preliminary reports are that the victim, a Bangladeshi national, was discovered inside his apartment with his hands tied behind his back. The Reporter will have details as […]

Youth shot on south side
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Youth shot on south side

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A youth is currently undergoing surgery after he was shot earlier on the south side of Belize City. Unofficial but reliable reports are that Raheem Bodden, 18, was shot in his right shoulder sometime before 10 p.m., Friday on Antelope Street Extension in the Collet […]

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 […]