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Police arrest man for weed discovery in OW; take rifle off city streets
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Police arrest man for weed discovery in OW; take rifle off city streets

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Drug and firearm raid in Belize City and Orange Walk late last week led to the discovery of parcels of marijuana, a rifle, and several rounds of ammunition. On Friday morning, Orange Walk police searched a farm in Fire Burn village, which led to the […]

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Ministers say they will vote against motion for GOB to pay Belize Bank $90 Million

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Several ministers of government have gone on record to say they will vote against a motion, whenever it is brought up in the House by Prime Minister Dean Barrow, to have the government pay the Belize Bank some $90 Million, as ordered by the Caribbean […]

Orange Walk town holds annual tacos fest
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Orange Walk town holds annual tacos fest

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Since 7:00 this morning – and running until the last taco is served – the Banquitas House of Culture in Orange Walk town is holding that 7th annual Tacos Festival. The event has grown over the years to include tacos of every type made in […]

Indian student missing for weeks
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Indian student missing for weeks

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Maninder Singh, 21, an Indian student who attends Belize Medical College and lives at #80 Los Lagos, reportedly went missing after attending classes earlier this month. Talins Lima, a student service officer at the medical college on the Burrell Boom road told police that Singh […]

Man’s body found near home off highway
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Man’s body found near home off highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating the death of a man whose decomposing body was discovered near his house several days after he was last seen alive. Police were alerted of the decomposing body about 150 yards off the George Price Highway near mile 5 1/2 on Friday. […]

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 […]