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Guatemala wants to include Belize on their map, again!
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Guatemala wants to include Belize on their map, again!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Guatemala has once again embarked on a mission to include Belize as part of its official map, despite a ruling in April of this year when the Guatemalan congress voted against the exact decision. This week, Guatemala launched an international tender for any company willing […]

Man dies in traffic accident in Dangriga
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Man dies in traffic accident in Dangriga

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is dead following a traffic accident between miles 1 and 2 on the Stann Creek Valley road on the approach to Dangriga around 7:30 Friday night. Upon arrival they saw a blue beach cruiser bicycle extensively damaged on the right hand side of […]

Several left injured in Friday night’s Southern highway fatality
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Several left injured in Friday night’s Southern highway fatality

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say last night’s fatal traffic accident between miles 11 and 12 on the Southern Highway has also left a number of persons injured. Police released the details a few minutes ago, saying that when they arrived at the scene, they saw a cream colour […]

PG Sports Complex opened for Battle of the Drums
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PG Sports Complex opened for Battle of the Drums

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The multi-million dollar Punta Gorda Sporting Complex will be used ahead of its original opening day, to host the Battle of the Drums this weekend. Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL), the state-owned company that upgraded the facility, announced that the complex will be used to house […]

Persons who died in accident identified
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Persons who died in accident identified

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Reporter has confirmed with relatives, the names of the persons who perished in tonight’s traffic accident on the Southern highway. The victims are: Placencia tour guide, Mark Leslie and his girlfriend, Myrna Vasquez. The couple was travelling in a Toyota Corolla on the highway […]

Two confirmed dead in traffic accident
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Two confirmed dead in traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Reporter has confirmed that two people died in a traffic accident that happened tonight on the Southern highway. The incident happened near the Kendall bridge and claimed the life of a man and a woman, and left a third person with an injured limb. […]

Serious accident reported on Southern highway
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Serious accident reported on Southern highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Dangriga police are on their way to investigate what has been reported as a serious traffic accident on the Southern highway. Unconfirmed reports are that the mishap occurred near the Kendall bridge sometime before 7:00 p.m. The Reporter will have updates as soon as they […]

Central Bank reserves $78 million lower after BTL payments
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Central Bank reserves $78 million lower after BTL payments

Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The foreign reserves in the Central Bank of Belize are between 20-25 percent lower today, following the Government of Belize’s US $78 million payment to the Michael Ashcroft owned entities Dunkeld International Investments and the B.T.L. Employees’ Trust. GOB made the payment yesterday in accordance with […]

Orange Walk man critical after early morning stabbing
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Orange Walk man critical after early morning stabbing

Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter An Orange Walk resident is in a critical condition at the Northern Regional Hospital (NRH) following a stabbing around 4:00 a.m. Police say they visited the NRH at around 4:15 a.m., to find 27-year-old Llamont Wade of Key Hole Alley, Orange Walk Town with multiple stab […]

Two elderly Americans drown
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Two elderly Americans drown

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two elderly Americans died from drowning in southern Belize this weekend, according to police reports. Police say they were alerted sometime around 6:00 Saturday morning of a body on the northern side of Hopkins village. When they responded, police saw the corpse of a man […]