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REPORTER APOLOGIZES TO ARNALDO “PAPPY” PENA

Harry Lawrence and the Reporter Newspaper hereby tender an unequivocal and unqualified apology to Arnaldo “Pappy” Pe?a and our readers for printing our volume 38 No. 49 December 4th 2005, edition of our newspaper, an article in which we stated that Pe?a has served time in a Chetumal jail in […]

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4 charged for attempted murder

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter our Belize City youngsters have been remanded to prison to face charges of attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, aggravated burglary and use of deadly means of harm. They are 18-year-old Jovan Tillett and his 22-year-old neighbour Kevin Graham both of Neal’s Pen Road, […]

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Pappy Pena wins libel battle,but may lose the war!

The Reporter Management has agreed to a court-brokered settlement of a libel action brought by city businessman Arnaldo “Pappy” Pe?a, to pay the plaintiff $3,000 in compensation and to publish a full apology. The Reporter Management has agreed to a court-brokered settlement of a libel action brought by city businessman […]

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U.B. shuts down language prog reports of Chinese smuggling

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Thirty young men and women from Mainland China who arrived in Belize earlier this year as cultural exchange language students at the University of Belize have all gone into hiding. Thirty young men and women from Mainland China who arrived in Belize earlier this […]

Editorial

Editorial (26.03.06)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher There are a couple things which we like about this year’s budget. Several things in fact. The one thing we like most is the decision to remove the Central Statistical Office out of the reach of politicians and away from the Prime Minister’s Office. The […]

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Global warming is hurting fishermen

The Belize Fishermen Co-operative Limited in its March 2006 quarterly newsletter expressed concern over Global warming and how this warming of the seas will affect the fisheries industry. “Global warming is already costing Belize dearly,” says the newsletter editorial. l “In addfition to nat-ural disasters, hotter temperatures continue to reduce […]

Crime

meat vendor’s could face life in jail for shooting “Butta” dead

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Edward Reyes, a 35 year old Belize City businessman of Prime Cuts Meats was on Friday last, found guilty of manslaughter for the shooting death his handyman Norman “Butta” Ferguson. Reyes could face 10 years to life in jail when Chief Justice, Abdulai Conteh […]

Sports

Belize bodybuilders win silver at the Central American Games

By William Ysaguirre – Freelance Writer A delegation of Belizean bodybuilders won two silver and two bronze medals in the bodybuilding competition of the Central American games in Mangua, Nicaragua over the weekend. Dion Danderson won a silver medal in the men’s heavyweight competition and Kimberly Weir also won silver […]

Belize athletes win silver at the Central American Games
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Belize athletes win silver at the Central American Games

William Ysaguirre – Freelance Writer A Belize national basketball selection won the silver medal and cyclist Marlon Castillo won a bronze at the Central American games hosted by Panama and Guatemala. The 2005 Central American games scheduled for late November last year had to be postponed when the two host […]

Crime

Dad 35, held for sodomy of son, 9

A 35-year-old father of Port Loyola in the city has been denied bail having been charged with un-natural crime against his 9 year-old son. The alleged sadomist will have to answer charges in court on April 7. The child’s mother told Police her 9-year old son had spent Sunday, March […]