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Police constable and three others charged with drug trafficking
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Police constable and three others charged with drug trafficking

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A police constable is one of several persons who faces drug trafficking charges following an incident between Santa Cruz and San Antonio villages, Orange Walk. Police intercepted a rented vehicle during a joint customs/police/BDF operation on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle had three occupants inside and […]

Police say youth who was shot pointed gun at them
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Police say youth who was shot pointed gun at them

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say the minor who was shot this evening on Raccoon Street pointed a gun at them and they shot him in his feet to disarm and restrain him. Police say the incident unfolded around 5:15 p.m., when they responded to a reoort that a […]

Man chopped during argument
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Man chopped during argument

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man reportedly suffered chop wounds on the left side of his neck earlier today in Belize City. Thw incident happened on Mapp Street and left Zagreus Ford, 37, of Cleghorn Street wounded but in a stable condition. Ford claims he was standing on Mapp […]

Youth reportedly shot
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Youth reportedly shot

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating a report that a youth was shot about a half hour ago in Belize City. The report is that the incident happened on Raccoon Street in the Collet area and that the youth allegedly had a gun. Rhe youth reportedly got shot […]

Man reportedly stabbed near Civic
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Man reportedly stabbed near Civic

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly stabbed near the Belize City Centre last night. Unofficial reports are that the stabbing occurred during a robbery. The victim was stabbed in the left side of the chest. The Reporter will release his name and condition after his family has […]

City Council reports stolen receipt books
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City Council reports stolen receipt books

By Marion Ali. Assistant Editor The Belize City Council reported today that several receipt books were stolen on Thursday. The receipt books bear serial numbers from 82601 to 82800. The last legitimate receipt that was issued bore the serial number 82685, so the Council advises everyone to refuse any receipt […]

Man killed in hit and run incident
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Man killed in hit and run incident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is dead after a vehicle knocked him down on Thursday night on the San Estevan road, Orange Walk. The Reporter understands that sometime before 7:00 p.m., Melito Medina, 51, was walking to his house in the Petville area when a vehicle struck him […]

PUP’s internal issues bubble over
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PUP’s internal issues bubble over

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor The Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) seems to be going through bitter internal wars as it holds conventions to select Standard Bearers in preparation for the next General Elections. This week alone, one former standard bearer threw in the towel and another was denied his […]

Machel Montano plans to open  music program in Belize
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Machel Montano plans to open music program in Belize

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter World renowned Trinidadian soca superstar, Machel Montano, is currently in Belize to fulfill a promise he made to students at Stann Creek Ecumenical to perform at their prom but also, to begin work on establishing a musical program at the institution. Montano arrived in the […]

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BNTU to dicuss GOB Smart Stream decision

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Belize National Teacher’s Union (BNTU) will meet over the weekend to discuss concerns raised over the government of Belize’s decision to start paying teachers through the government’s SmartStream System, as it does other public servants. BNTU President, Elena Smith, said that the meeting will […]