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Family feud results in stabbing
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Family feud results in stabbing

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A dispute between two brothers-in-law ened up with one being stabbed and the other being detained. The incident happened some after 4:00 p.m., this evening in Orange Walk Town. It happened when Ajit Ramclam, 34, visited his girlfriend’s house on Marcelino Tun Street, and became […]

Girl, 12, dies in traffic accident
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Girl, 12, dies in traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A 12 year-old girl died in a traffic accident on the Philip Goldson Highway on Thursday night. Police say the incident happened between miles 26 and 27 sometime around 9:00 p.m., and involved a blue Mazda pick-up and a gray Toyota Corolla. Travelling in the […]

Expo Belize Market Place winds down
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Expo Belize Market Place winds down

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The 2017 edition of the Expo Belize Marketplace is winding down at the IT Vet compound on Freetown Road in Belize City. The two-day event is labelled as one of the largest consumer trade shows in the country that offers visitors deals, services and promotions […]

BDF bomb experts and police investigate explosion in San Pedro
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BDF bomb experts and police investigate explosion in San Pedro

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Bomb experts from the Belize Defence Force are currently in San Pedro town investigating an explosion which occured last night. Initial investigations reveal that at around 8:00 p.m., Saturday night, an explosion occurred at the residence of Amancia Martinez, 39, in the San Mateo area […]

One person shot in Collet
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One person shot in Collet

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are looking for a suspect after a youth was reportedly shot at around 8:00 tonight in the Antelope Street Extension area of Belize City. Residents heard two sets of gunshots – the first of about six shots – followed by a second round of […]

Mexico celebrates 207 years of independence
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Mexico celebrates 207 years of independence

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Independence day celebrations and festivities took place today in Mexico, as the country celebrated it’s 207th anniversary of independence. The official Mexican Independence Day is observed annually on September 16th, and is celebrated with official ceremonies, fireworks, fiestas, food, dance and concerts, among other activities. […]

Belize City buisnessman shoots manager dead, then himself
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Belize City buisnessman shoots manager dead, then himself

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A well-known Belize City buisnessman is dead after he allegedly shot and killed his female employee and then turned the gun on himself. Robert Godfrey, the owner of AAA Security company on the Philip Goldson Highway, reportedly shot and killed his company manager, Delsie Smith, […]

Belize listed by US president as major drug transit country
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Belize listed by US president as major drug transit country

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Belize as well as several Caribbean and Central American countries have been listed by the President of the United States as a Major drug transit or Major illicit drug-producing country for the 2018 fiscial year. President Donald Trump made the indication earlier this week via […]

Elderly woman found dead near dump site in San Pedro
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Elderly woman found dead near dump site in San Pedro

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A search conducted near the old San Pedro dumpsite on Thursday evening resulted in the discovery of the badly decomposed body of an elderly woman who was reported missing. The body of Mrs Julia Martinez was recovered by a search party maze up of members […]

Police investigate murder and other crimes
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Police investigate murder and other crimes

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating a number of violent crimes that occurred over the extended 10th weekend across the country. Just before 9:00 on Sunday night, police were called out to Buena Vista village, Cayo where they found the body of Jose Ulyses Sibrian, 22, a Salvadoran […]