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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 […]

Small aircraft collides into vehicle in Placencia
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Small aircraft collides into vehicle in Placencia

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter The Reporter Newspaper has received credible but unconfirmed reports that sometime this morning a small aircraft crashed into a vehicle at the Placencia municipal airstrip. Details of what transpired are still sketchy but we are made to understand that a minister along with some tourists […]

Did policemen rape women in their custody?
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Did policemen rape women in their custody?

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize Police Department has begun an investigation into a report that three of its officers allegedly raped two women who were in their custody. The allegation is that the incident took place at a police station in southern Belize on Thursday night. Reports reaching […]

Fire leaves family homeless; two injured
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Fire leaves family homeless; two injured

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter A late night fire has left a family of three homeless, and two of them injured from burns. Police are investigating the circumstances of how 62-year-old Yusef Bilal’s home at 2 ½ miles on the Philip Goldson Highway caught fire around 11:15 last night. Police […]

Haven House invites you to shine a light on domestic violence
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Haven House invites you to shine a light on domestic violence

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Haven-House, a non-profit NGO that provides programs and services for domestic violence survivors, is calling on Belizeans to install a purple light bulb in their home or office during their “Shine Your Light On Domestic Violence” awareness campaign. The annual campaign is in support of […]

Fire claims house; leaves man injured
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Fire claims house; leaves man injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fire sometime after 9:00 last night has left a family homeless and the homeowner with injuries to both hands. Preliminary reports are that the blaze occurred at a family house near Brodies parking lot on the Philip Goldson highway and left a Mr Bilal, […]