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Price of gas goes up again
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Price of gas goes up again

By Benjamin Flowers Despite the government’s recent promise that gas prices would lower this week, the first price adjustment for the week of June 17-23 saw the price of Premium going even closer towards $12 per gallon. GOB announced, through the Belize Bureau of Standards on Monday, that effective Tuesday […]

Driving to Mexico? Insurance now mandatory
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Driving to Mexico? Insurance now mandatory

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Since last Friday, Belizean drivers entering Mexico have had to take out third party insurance policies for the duration of their trip there. This requirement has been in the making for at least three years, but it has become mandatory and enforceable by Mexican law. […]

Tropic Air and Copa now offering joint service to Panama
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Tropic Air and Copa now offering joint service to Panama

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belizeans or tourists who want to travel to Latin America can now do so much more easily through an interline agreement between Tropic Air and Copa Airlines. This agreement allows the airlines to offer their customers connecting flights on one ticket and receive boarding passes […]

NICH hosts collectors workshop
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NICH hosts collectors workshop

By Benjamin Flowers The National Institute of Culture and History (NICH), this week, assembled around 25 history collectors to a workshop geared at teaching them how to properly store their collections and be ready in times of disaster. NICH hosted the three-day training from June 18-20 through the Museum of […]

Police need help in identifying body of woman
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Police need help in identifying body of woman

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police need assistance in identifying the body of a female that was discovered around 6:00 this morning in Hopkins village, Stann Creek. The corpse was found on the beach dressed in a khaki blouse, green short pants and a waist band. The body is of […]

Motorcyclist reportedly killed in traffic accident
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Motorcyclist reportedly killed in traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A motorcyclist was reportedly killed in a traffic accident a short while ago. The accident happened near Santa Cruz village on the Southern highway. The Reporter will have more on this fatality on Friday.

Two motorcyclists on separate bikes crash into truck and die
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Two motorcyclists on separate bikes crash into truck and die

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two men driving separate motorcycles, reportedly died on Wednesday night when they crashed into a truck that was parked on the road. The incident happened in Placencia village and the truck was said to have not had on any light to indicate its presence on […]

Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!
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Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The police have confirmed that a child is dead following a shooting in San Pedro town this morning. The child, police say, is a six year-old girl. Other reports reaching the Reporter is that the child was shot by another child. We are awaiting the […]

Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release
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Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is missing and his family members are concerned for his safety after they started receiving calls demanding money for his return. The report went in to police sometime around 7:00 on Sunday night when Jairo Campos, 47, of San Narciso village, Corozal informed […]

Another minister of lands resigns
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Another minister of lands resigns

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter For the second time in a span of only two years, the Minister with responsibility for the Ministry of Natural Resources, which includes the Lands Department, a portfolio usually given to senior party officials, has abruptly resigned. On Tuesday, the office of the Prime Minister […]