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Man stabbed to death

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter On Thursday evening the body of 42 year-old Carlos Pop Xol was found lying beside the Southern highway, about half a mile from the Jalacte village junction. It had several stab and cut wounds. The discovery was made by police at 5:30 p.m.,  on April […]

Traffic accident leaves man critically injured
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Traffic accident leaves man critically injured

By Marion Ali,  Assistant Editor An elderly man is in a critical condition after he was knocked off a bicycle at the mile 8 community on the George Price highway on Wednesday night. Nory Novelo told police she was driving a black Toyota 4 Runner SUV from Belmopan to Belize […]

Mark Sewell beats US extradition  after an epic six-year struggle with the law
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Mark Sewell beats US extradition after an epic six-year struggle with the law

By Anita Nembhard Free Lance Reporter Mark Sewell, one of three brothers charged by US authorities for drug trafficking, arrived at the Supreme Court shackled hand and foot, but he left the court a free man after an epic struggle to avoid deportation to the States. Sewell has been languishing […]

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BTL launches “The DigiCell Store”

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Today, Belize Telemedia Limited held the official launch for its newly renovated office called “The DigiCell Store.” The event started off with a brief ceremony and ribbon-cutting at the facility, located at the corner of Bishop and Regent Street. BTL then gave invited guests a […]

Calaney Flowers walks!
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Calaney Flowers walks!

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter After five years on remand at the Belize Central Prison on a charge of ‘murder’ and ‘attempted murder’, Calaney Flowers is finally free. Justice Troadio Gonzalez handed down the verdict today, saying that Flowers could go free, but warned that there is a possibility she […]

Fire official says Prince Street fire started on a bed
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Fire official says Prince Street fire started on a bed

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fire which destroyed a house owned and occupied by Arilee Scott of Prince Street, was started on a bed on the upper flat. Operations Officer at the Fire Department, Benesford Matura told reporters on Thursday that the fire which started sometime after 7:00 a.m., […]

OAS Sec. Gen. urges Belize and Guatemala to expedite referendum process
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OAS Sec. Gen. urges Belize and Guatemala to expedite referendum process

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro visited Belize and Guatemala last week to urge our countries to expedite the process to hold national referenda about going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The urgency in that message has to do with the fact that funds […]

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Belize and Guatemala officials resume talks to solve border dispute

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor While the relations between Belize and Guatemala are still not back to where we were before a 13 year-old Guatemalan boy was shot and killed in a cross fire by Belizean soldirrs on patrol in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve one April night in 2016, talks […]

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Man shot Friday

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two men were shot on Friday night. Police say that sometime before 8:00 p.m., Marlon Tevin Garbutt, 21, of #130 Vernon Street was shot in the right foot. Garbutt was reportedly socializing in front of Gian Nei Chinese shop at #89 Vernon Street when he […]

Murder in Hattieville!
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Murder in Hattieville!

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A Hattieville resident was fatally shot by an unknown gunman on Saturday night, while he was sitting on his varanda. Police say that at around 8:55 p.m., 35 year-old Michael Usher was sitting outside his house on a bucket, at a Foster Drive address when […]