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Santander illegal sugar sales go sour as GOB steps in
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Santander illegal sugar sales go sour as GOB steps in

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Santander Sugar Group, operating out of Cayo with its parent company in Guatemala, has apologized to the government of Belize for breaking the law and selling sugar on the local market without the necessary permission. Santander issued a statement on Wednesday, saying that it […]

When constitutions clash: The trouble with Re-registration
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When constitutions clash: The trouble with Re-registration

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter As Belize prepares to clean up its voter’s list through the re-registration exercise, a clash between the Constitutions of Belize and the Republic of Guatemala could affect the outcome for thousands of Guatemalans that became naturalized Belizeans and their children. This week Chief Elections Officer, […]

Three robberies in one day!
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Three robberies in one day!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two business establishments were reportedly held up and robbed earlier today, and a third robbery was reported a short while ago. Earlier police confirmed that two men entered Hofius store on Albert Street around 12:48 p.m., and stole more than $1,000 in cash and cheques. […]

Major Lloyd Jones withdraws candidacy for PUP Standard Bearer in Belize Rural North
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Major Lloyd Jones withdraws candidacy for PUP Standard Bearer in Belize Rural North

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Retired Ports Commissioner, Major Lloyd Jones has withdrawn his candidacy for PUP Standard Bearer in the Belize Rural North constituency. The withdrawal came an hour ago via a Facebook post, in which Jones mentions that he will not comment any further on the matter, out […]

Man shot multiple times in Esperanza
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Man shot multiple times in Esperanza

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating a shooting in Esperanza village, Cayo, which has left a man with multiple gunshot wounds. The incident happened sometime before 11:00 p.m., Wednesday and the victim is said to be receiving treatment at the Western Regional Hospital. The Reporter will have the […]

Man reportedly shot in Belize City
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Man reportedly shot in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Reliable reports indicate that a man was shot a few minutes ago in Belize City. Preliminary information is that the shooting occurred in the vicinity of Holy Emmanuel Street. The Reporter will have on this breaking story later.

Belizean nationality NOT legit for Guatemalans
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Belizean nationality NOT legit for Guatemalans

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter As Belize prepares to clean up its voters list through the re-registration exercise, a clash between the constitutions of Belize and the Republic of Guatemala could affect the outcome for thousands of Guatemalans that became naturalized Belizeans and their children. This week Chief Elections Officer […]

Gas prices skyrocket!
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Gas prices skyrocket!

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Only a week after Belizeans were saddled with an increase in the already high prices of fuel, the Government of Belize announced the seventh price change for the year, which saw increases across all fuel types. Under the revised pricing, Premium gasoline has gone up […]

Murder toll rises to 80!
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Murder toll rises to 80!

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter The murder count up to Thursday evening, not even half way into 2018, stands at 80, an alarmingly high number, according to the police department which had raised concern several weeks ago noting that the murder count at the start of May was already above […]

Man admits to manslaughter; claims doctor tried to sodomize him
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Man admits to manslaughter; claims doctor tried to sodomize him

By Anita Nembhard Freelance Reporter The murder of a doctor in his home sparked questions in 2012, when he was found dead on his bed. On Thursday, May 24th, the man who admitted to murdering the doctor, changed his plea to that of manslaughter. In court, Justice Adolph Lucas listened […]