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“El Chapo” recaptured!
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“El Chapo” recaptured!

Mexican authorities snared drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a bloody raid Friday, recapturing one of the world’s most notorious and slippery criminals. “Mission Accomplished,” President Enrique Peña Nieto announced via Twitter. “We have him.” Members of Mexico’s navy caught Guzman in an operation at about 4:30 a.m. (6:30 […]

Vehicle flips on Phillip Goldson highway; persons injured
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Vehicle flips on Phillip Goldson highway; persons injured

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter At least one person is receiving treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after a traffic accident at around midday on Friday on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Preliminary information is that a white van flipped over several times, before it landed on its side […]

Man shot in Belize City
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Man shot in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A man was shot about an hour ago in Belize City. The incident happened on Magazine Road and the victim was shot in the back of the head. The Reporter will have details of this incident as they become available.

Fire at Youth Hostel; lives in danger according to report
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Fire at Youth Hostel; lives in danger according to report

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A fire at the Belize Youth Hotel, mile 22 George Price Highway, about an hour ago, was said to be endangering lives, as fire fighters battled intense heat to try to conduct rescue efforts. The blaze was reported at around 3:00 p.m. at one of […]

Merchant shot on Albert Street
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Merchant shot on Albert Street

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A merchant was shot just before midday on Friday during an attempted armed robbery in downtown Belize City. The incident happened at ML’s Store located beside Mirage on Albert Street, when the merchant, who was accosted by an armed robber, grabbed the handgun and the […]

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Multiple shots fired in downtown Belize City

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Six shots were fired about half hour ago near the corner of Bishop Street and West Canal in downtown Belize City. Eye witnesses say that a red car drove up beside another vehicle and someone inside fired the shots before speeding off. Police are currently […]

Breaking News: Two dead, five injured in traffic accident
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Breaking News: Two dead, five injured in traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Two persons are dead and five are injured following a traffic accident. Sketchy details are that the incident occurred at around 5:15 p.m. on Friday and that the injured are being transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for treatment. The Reporter will have the […]

Female customs officer murdered in Benque
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Female customs officer murdered in Benque

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Keisha Buller, 25, a female customs officer was murdered at around 3:00 p.m. on Friday, at her house in Benque Viejo del Carmen. Reports reaching The Reporter are that shortlty after the killing, police pursued a car speeding from the scene and towards Belize City. […]

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By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Punta Gorda police are investigating what they believe is the murser of a woman in that municipality. The body of Juana Cardinaz, a labour officer, was discovered on Friday morning inside an apartment located at the corner of Jose Maria Nunez and King Streets in […]

Fatal shooting in Belize City; another in Dangriga
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Fatal shooting in Belize City; another in Dangriga

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A shooting on Friday evening on Iguana Street Extension in Belize City has claimed the life of a man. The incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. We understand that there was another shooting in Dangriga shortly after 9 p.m., the details of which this newspaper […]