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police bust yields stolen guns from security firm
Breaking News / Weekend News

police bust yields stolen guns from security firm

A search for stolen guns proved successful on Saturday night when police searched an open yard at # 2 Cemetery Road in Belize City and found three weapons. Reliable reports to The Reporter say that a tip led police to the location where they repossessed three of eight guns that […]

Rescuers look for trapped miners in Colombia
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Rescuers look for trapped miners in Colombia

By Marion V. Ali It is a race against time as rescuers in Colombia use large mechanical diggers to try to uncover up to 30 people buried under tonnes of mud at a gold mine. They have recovered three bodies so far but Colombian officials say the unstable soil is […]

Police seize nearly 50 pounds of weed
Crime / Weekend News

Police seize nearly 50 pounds of weed

By Marion V. Ali A police mobile patrol in San Ignacio Town, Cayo at around 8:25 p.m. Thursday night yielded almost 50 pounds of marijuana. It happened when police observed a brown pick-up approaching from the direction of Benque Viejo Town at what they describe “very high speed”. A police […]

Crime / Weekend News

Robbers target Ma’s Fast Food in Corozal Town

By Marion V. Ali Armed robbers got away with almost $4,000.in cash and valuables when they targeted Ma’s Fast Food in Corozal Town shortly after 11 p.m. on Thursday. The owner of the business, whose name police have withheld, reported that he and his wife were inside the establishment when […]

Rains cause class cancellations; downpours expected to last all weekend
General / Weekend News

Rains cause class cancellations; downpours expected to last all weekend

By Alexis R. Milan The rains that came down on Thursday night and caused flooding throughout Belize City led to the cancellations of classes for many schools throughout the city. Streets and compounds for many of the schools were severely flooded and inaccessible. Some of the schools which cancelled classes […]

Study: Consuming more coffee reduces risk of type 2 diabetes
Health / Weekend News

Study: Consuming more coffee reduces risk of type 2 diabetes

By Marion V Ali A study which the Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) has published shows that increasing coffee consumption by on average one-and-half cups per day over a four-year period reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes. According to the study, led […]

San Ignacio Market to receive upgrade
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San Ignacio Market to receive upgrade

By: Marion V. Ali After only a few years since its construction, the San Ignacio Town market is about to receive an aesthetical upgrade. San Ignacio Mayor John August told The Reporter that his municipality is in the process of receiving the gift of US $65,000, which will be invested […]

Police cadets shine during weekend disciplines
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Police cadets shine during weekend disciplines

By: Marion V. Ali A number of youths who make up the rural Police Cadet units in the Belize District won awards for excelling in sporting events on Saturday. They received medals and trophies in each of the disciplines. In football, the Ladyville Cadets won first place while the Hattieville […]

Post mortem certifies woman died of natural causes; community not convinced
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Post mortem certifies woman died of natural causes; community not convinced

By: Marion V. Ali The post mortem examination on Myra Miller, 68, certifies that she died of brain damage due to natural cause, much to the surprise of fellow residents of Boston Village, Old Northern Highway. The villagers point to several “unexplained scenarios” at Miller’s home where she was discovered […]

Youth drowns in Macal River
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Youth drowns in Macal River

By: Marion V. Ali A 14 year-old boy reportedly drowned in the Macal River on Saturday. The Reporter understands that 14 year old Jonathan Requena went swimming along with another youth around two p.m. and that while swimming, he began experiencing problems. Requena’s friend has reported that he and other […]