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Three more dead after vehicle plunges from off bridge
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Three more dead after vehicle plunges from off bridge

Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Three more persons lost their lives in a traffic accident on Sunday when the vehicle they were traveling in plunged off a one-lane bridge in St. Margaret’s village. Police report that around 2:05 p.m., on Sunday, Harold Albert Smith, 37, was driving a gold-colored Toyota Camry […]

One dead, two injured in traffic mishap near St. Margaret’s village
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One dead, two injured in traffic mishap near St. Margaret’s village

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A tragic traffic mishap near St. Margaret’s village between miles 31 and 32 on the Hummingbird Highway on Saturday night has claimed the life of a Belize City man and left two of his passengers injured. Police say that sometime after 9:00 p.m., Saturday, Glen […]

Friday’s plane crash triggers investigations looking into several factors
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Friday’s plane crash triggers investigations looking into several factors

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter An investigation has been launched into the Friday morning plane crash at the Placencia municipal airstrip, to determine who was at fault for the incident. There have been varied reports over whether one of the barriers at both ends of the runway was lowered to […]

Man critically injured in boat collision
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Man critically injured in boat collision

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is in a critical condition following a boat collision last night near Caye Caulker village, Belize district. Police say that sometime around 9:45 last night, Guy Cooter Smith, 61, a Canadian, and his son, Cooter Smith,19, were in a dinghy in the sea […]

Police identify British woman found murdered inside Ladyville apartment
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Police identify British woman found murdered inside Ladyville apartment

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Police have identified the British woman who was found murdered inside her apartment complex on Perez Road, Ladyville. Michelle Anison, 46, was discovered just before 11:00 a.m., Friday by her landlady. Anison’s body wad found face up with multiple stab wounds to the neck and […]

Tropic Air questions circumstances that led to plane crash
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Tropic Air questions circumstances that led to plane crash

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Following a forced crash landing in the Caribbean Sea this morning with seven passengers on board, including two government ministers, Tropic Air Belize is questioning the circumstances that led to the incident. In a press release today, Tropic Air says that aviation personnel are conducting […]

Decomposed body of woman found in Ladyville apartment
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Decomposed body of woman found in Ladyville apartment

By Michelle Sutherland, Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Police have confirmed preliminary reports to the Reporter that the decomposed body of a woman was found inside an apartment complex in Ladyville this morning. The discovery was reportedly made sometime around 10:00 a.m., by the landlord of the apartment on Perez Road. […]

American doctor collapses and dies while on tourist adventure
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American doctor collapses and dies while on tourist adventure

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter An American doctor who was visiting a cave in Teakettle village, Cayo collapsed and died on Thursday. Police say they do not supect any foul play in the death of California resident, Madhukar Jiggini, 68, MD, as no sign of violence was observed on his […]

Tropic Air plane goes down in sea with two government ministers
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Tropic Air plane goes down in sea with two government ministers

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, who is currently acting Prime Minister, and the Minister of Agriculture Godwin Hulse are reported to be in safe condition after a Tropic Air plane they were flying crashed into a vehicle at the Placencia municipal airstrip and careened into […]

Portals to Culture and History Pt. 2
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Portals to Culture and History Pt. 2

November 19 is one of the biggest events on Belize’s calendar every year for the Garinagu people and for those who are either curious or have fallen in love with their culture. The story of a people who have persevered throughout the years despite incredible opposition, seems to resonate with […]