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Taximan charged with hit and run
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Taximan charged with hit and run

By Benjamin Flowers Police have arrested and charged Camalote taximan Earl Wright, 46, for a fatal hit and run that happened on the George Price Highway between miles 45 and 46 on Friday night. Police charged Wright with Manslaughter by Negligence, causing death by careless conduct, failure to stop and […]

Several persons injured in traffic accident in Toledo
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Several persons injured in traffic accident in Toledo

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unofficial reports are that a traffic accident this evening on the Southern highway, Toledo has left several persons injured. The accident happened at Deep river community when Maria Jackson lost control of a Ford Ranger pickup truck which she was driving. Among the injured passengers […]

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Pump attendants robbed at knifepoint

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Last night, two men armed with a knife robbed two pump attendants at Caribena Fuels Gas Station, located at the corner of Blake Street and Sea Grape Drive, San Pedro town. Police say that around 7:15 p.m., two men approached Adolfo Victor Gongora and Jonathan […]

Hotdog vendor robbed, murdered
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Hotdog vendor robbed, murdered

Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter A Belize City hotdog vendor is dead following an armed robbery between 3:00 and 4:00 a.m., today on Tigris Street. Police report that 44-year-old Juan Angel Vargas had just come home from his night’s sales when the incident occurred. Vargas was in front of his house […]

Happening now: Guests arrive for Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding
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Happening now: Guests arrive for Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Guests are arriving to witness Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, England. Among the 600 invited guests are American icon, Oprah Winfrey, tennis stae, Sabrina Williams, and other stars and actors. The couple will wed at noon before travelling through […]

Robbery and shooting reported in San Pedro
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Robbery and shooting reported in San Pedro

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor An armed robbery and shooting happened last night in San Pedro. The incident occurred at Tropicana Restaurant on the southern portion of the town. People in the area reprted hearing five shots shortly after 10:00 p.m., and there is an unconfirmed report that someone was […]

Forum planned for youths at risk of sexual violence
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Forum planned for youths at risk of sexual violence

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The level of sexual violence against youths, how they react to such situations, and what kind of help they can seek will be the main focus this week, during round table meetings planned by the Nancy Marin Youth Foundation in San Ignacio town, Cayo. The […]

Restaurant robbed at gunpoint in Belmopan
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Restaurant robbed at gunpoint in Belmopan

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A business establishment was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday night. Police say that they responded to a report just before 10:00 p.m., at Samsung Restaurant on Nim Li Punit Street in Belmopan. Upon their arrival, the owner, Ya Yong Ma reported that a few minutes […]

Fire at Mile 8 GP highway
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Fire at Mile 8 GP highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fire was reported an hour ago near Mile 8 community on the George Price highway. The small one-flat wooden structure was seen with flames coming from the back portion.

Police charge man with murder for fatal stabbing
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Police charge man with murder for fatal stabbing

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belmopan police have arrested and charged a man with murder for the stabbing death of Luis Monge, 23, who was stabbed and killed during a fight sometime around 2:00 a.m., on Friday morning. Police arrested and charged Richard Hyde, 35, a butcher of Camalote village, […]