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Fatal fire in San Pedro
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Fatal fire in San Pedro

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor An early morning fire in San Pedro has reportedly claimed four lives. The blaze was reported in the Escalante area of San Pedro town. The Reporter will have the details in our printed edition.

Armed robbery at Creole Wagans
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Armed robbery at Creole Wagans

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Reliable information reaching the Reporter is that an armed robbery occurred this afternoon at D Creole Wagans on E Street, King’s Park area, Belize City. The information is that four persons entered the compound, at least one of whom carried a gun, and they got […]

Man reportedly shot in Hattieville
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Man reportedly shot in Hattieville

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly shot this morning in Hattieville. Information reaching the Reporter is that the incident happened on a veranda somewhere behind the police station early this morning and that there was an argument between the accused and the killer. The Reporter will have […]

Motorcyclist injured in road accident
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Motorcyclist injured in road accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A motorcycle driver is seriously injured following a road traffic accident in Independence village, Stann Creek this evening. The driver was taken to the Southern Regional Hospital for treatment. The Reporter will have more information on this incident as soon as it is available.

Diesel and kerosene prices rise again!
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Diesel and kerosene prices rise again!

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter During the last gas price adjustment, the cost of Kerosene was spared any increase while the cost of Diesel went up by only three cents per gallon; however, this week both types of fuel saw substantial increases. In the eighth gas price adjustment for 2018, […]

No movement on Chetumal Street repairs
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No movement on Chetumal Street repairs

By Benjamin Flowers Eight months after Prime Minister Dean Barrow declared the Lake Independence Boulevard a failure, the stretch of road has sunk further into disrepair, with no sign of meaningful remedial works. As the road continues to deteriorate, cracks, sinkholes and general distortions are becoming an even more common […]

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September theme competition open to public

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporteer The National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) this week announced the opening of the 2018 September Celebrations theme competition. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and be invited to the official September ceremonies as a distinguished. NICH says all Belizeans living at […]

Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing more than 60 people
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Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing more than 60 people

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A volcano erupted in Guatemala without warning on Sunday, killing more than 60 people who were attending to market day activities below the volcano. Plumes of hot, molten rock, gas and ash bolted thousands of feet into the air, covering entire villages. Due to the […]

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Diaspora group challenging Immigration Department over voter re-registration

By Benjamin Flowers A group of Belizeans in the Diaspora called Belizean Citizens Abroad, are petitioning the Minister and Department of Immigration and Nationality over the fact that Guatemalan citizens will be allowed to participate in the upcoming voter re-registration exercise. The group is calling for the Immigration Department to: […]

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 […]