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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 […]

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PUP introduces Belize City Council slate

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor After weeks of finalising, the People’s United Party (PUP) introduced its Belize City 11-member slate for the March 2018 municipal elections. Accompanied by the theme: The Rebirth”, the party held its introduction rally at the Pound Yard bridge area in the centre of the old […]

Child knocked down; in critical condition
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Child knocked down; in critical condition

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A little boy is in a critical condition after he was knocked down on Satyrday in Belize City. Sketchy information is tbat the incident happened sometime around 8pm and that the driver of the vehicle did not give his/her particulars when they took the child […]

Manatee fundraiser tonight needs your patronage
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Manatee fundraiser tonight needs your patronage

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The effort to protect manatees goes the extra mile tonight when manatee researcher, Jamal Galves hosts the third annual “Cocktail for Manatees” at the Old Belize Pavilion at mile 4 1/2 on the George Price highway. Galves, who works with Sea to Shore Alliance, told […]

Westjet launches Calgary to Belize service
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Westjet launches Calgary to Belize service

By William Ysaguirre, Freelance Reporter Vacationing in Belize became so much easier and cheaper for Canadian visitors when Westjet Airlines of Canada introduced its new direct Calgary to Belize service on Friday. The inaugural flight departed Calgary at 10am and, despite some weather delays, touched down at the Philip Goldson […]