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Serious accident reported on Southern highway
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Serious accident reported on Southern highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Dangriga police are on their way to investigate what has been reported as a serious traffic accident on the Southern highway. Unconfirmed reports are that the mishap occurred near the Kendall bridge sometime before 7:00 p.m. The Reporter will have updates as soon as they […]

Central Bank reserves $78 million lower after BTL payments
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Central Bank reserves $78 million lower after BTL payments

Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The foreign reserves in the Central Bank of Belize are between 20-25 percent lower today, following the Government of Belize’s US $78 million payment to the Michael Ashcroft owned entities Dunkeld International Investments and the B.T.L. Employees’ Trust. GOB made the payment yesterday in accordance with […]

Orange Walk man critical after early morning stabbing
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Orange Walk man critical after early morning stabbing

Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter An Orange Walk resident is in a critical condition at the Northern Regional Hospital (NRH) following a stabbing around 4:00 a.m. Police say they visited the NRH at around 4:15 a.m., to find 27-year-old Llamont Wade of Key Hole Alley, Orange Walk Town with multiple stab […]

PUP introduces team 11 for Belize City
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PUP introduces team 11 for Belize City

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor Dubbed “The Rebirth”, the Opposition People’s United Party’s (PUP) introduction rally for its 11-member Belize City municipal slate took place on Saturday night at the Pound Yard bridge. The party’s mayoral candidate is Bernard Wagner and councilor candidates are: Dr Candice Pitts, Ayesha Gentle, Delthrude […]

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Coping with Suicide – a 12th BIFF perspective

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter The 12th Belize International Film Festival had a soft opening with the screening of the film: “El Sonido de Las Cosas, (The Sound of Things”) byCosta Ricandirector Ariel Escalante, at the Bliss Institute for the Performing Arts in Belize City on Wednesday evening, November 8. […]

New fleet of police trucks for southside Belize City
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New fleet of police trucks for southside Belize City

By Michelle Sutherland The Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Home Affairs, on Monday, donated 15 new Great Wall Wingle pickup trucks to the Belize Police Department mainly to assist in crime fighting efforts in major hot-spot areas in Belize City. The trucks will be used by various units […]

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“Decriminalization has its limits,” says police

By Benjamin Flowers The Belize Police Department reminded the public this week that under the new regulations regarding the decriminalization of marijuana persons can still commit offenses and be criminally charged under certain conditions. A week before the scheduled release of the new regulations by the Attorney General’s Ministry, Police […]

Two elderly Americans drown
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Two elderly Americans drown

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two elderly Americans died from drowning in southern Belize this weekend, according to police reports. Police say they were alerted sometime around 6:00 Saturday morning of a body on the northern side of Hopkins village. When they responded, police saw the corpse of a man […]

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PUP introduces Belize City Council slate

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor After weeks of finalising, the People’s United Party (PUP) introduced its Belize City 11-member slate for the March 2018 municipal elections. Accompanied by the theme: The Rebirth”, the party held its introduction rally at the Pound Yard bridge area in the centre of the old […]

Child knocked down; in critical condition
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Child knocked down; in critical condition

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A little boy is in a critical condition after he was knocked down on Satyrday in Belize City. Sketchy information is tbat the incident happened sometime around 8pm and that the driver of the vehicle did not give his/her particulars when they took the child […]