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Poachers found in Chiquibul
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Poachers found in Chiquibul

By Benjamin Fowers Friends of Conservation and Development, the NGO that co-manages the Chiquibul Forest Reserve, managed to detain two of a group of five Guatemalan poachers found in the Chiquibul this week. FCD reported that its rangers were on a training exercise some 4 kilometres from the western border […]

Belize abstains on vote to suspend Venezuela from OAS
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Belize abstains on vote to suspend Venezuela from OAS

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor For the second time in as many years, Venezuela has successfully garnered majority vote at the Organization of American States (OAS) to hold its seat as a member state, this time against a notion by the United States to have her suspended. This came amid […]

Police say youth who was shot pointed gun at them
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Police say youth who was shot pointed gun at them

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say the minor who was shot this evening on Raccoon Street pointed a gun at them and they shot him in his feet to disarm and restrain him. Police say the incident unfolded around 5:15 p.m., when they responded to a reoort that a […]

Man chopped during argument
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Man chopped during argument

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man reportedly suffered chop wounds on the left side of his neck earlier today in Belize City. Thw incident happened on Mapp Street and left Zagreus Ford, 37, of Cleghorn Street wounded but in a stable condition. Ford claims he was standing on Mapp […]

Youth reportedly shot
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Youth reportedly shot

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating a report that a youth was shot about a half hour ago in Belize City. The report is that the incident happened on Raccoon Street in the Collet area and that the youth allegedly had a gun. Rhe youth reportedly got shot […]

Man reportedly stabbed near Civic
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Man reportedly stabbed near Civic

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly stabbed near the Belize City Centre last night. Unofficial reports are that the stabbing occurred during a robbery. The victim was stabbed in the left side of the chest. The Reporter will release his name and condition after his family has […]

City Council reports stolen receipt books
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City Council reports stolen receipt books

By Marion Ali. Assistant Editor The Belize City Council reported today that several receipt books were stolen on Thursday. The receipt books bear serial numbers from 82601 to 82800. The last legitimate receipt that was issued bore the serial number 82685, so the Council advises everyone to refuse any receipt […]

Man killed in hit and run incident
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Man killed in hit and run incident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is dead after a vehicle knocked him down on Thursday night on the San Estevan road, Orange Walk. The Reporter understands that sometime before 7:00 p.m., Melito Medina, 51, was walking to his house in the Petville area when a vehicle struck him […]

San Hill villager dies in hit and run
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San Hill villager dies in hit and run

By Michell Sutherland Sandhill resident, Jermaine Rhabrn, was knocked down and left for dead on the Maskall road in the wee hours of Sunday morning. He later died of his injuries at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) this afternoon. Just after 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to a […]

Guinea Grass resident chopped in fight
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Guinea Grass resident chopped in fight

By Michelle Sutherland A confrontation in Guinea Grass village on Saturday night turned violent, ending with one villager being chopped to the head with a machete. Aurelio Armando Pop, 20, was engaged in an argument with another man in front of a restaurant in the village around 8:30 p.m. last […]