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Former US First Lady, Barbara Bush to be laid to rest today
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Former US First Lady, Barbara Bush to be laid to rest today

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Funeral services for Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty, is underway in Texas. Mrs. Bush, only the second woman in US history to have had a husband and son elected President, died Tuesday at the age of 92 at her home in […]

Fatal traffic accident in OW
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Fatal traffic accident in OW

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man lost his life in a traffic accident early this morning in the Orange Walk district. It happened around 3:00 a.m., while Ever Hosmel Uk, 25, of Guinea Grass village, Orange Walk, was driving a GMC flat bed truck on the Phillip Goldson Highway […]

Fatal shooting on Rectory Lane
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Fatal shooting on Rectory Lane

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fatal shooting occurred late last night on Rectory Lane and police have not yet identified the victim. Police say that they were alerted to the scene around 11:00 p.m., and saw the dark-skinned person lying face-up, motionless on the street. The man had two […]

Shooting downtown Belize City!
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Shooting downtown Belize City!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unofficial but reliable reports reaching the Reporter are that a shooting happened sometime after 11:00 p.m., Friday night in Belize City. Very sketchy information at this time is that the incident happened on Rectory Lane off Regent Street. We will post more information online as […]

Man critical after falling from moving pickup in OW
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Man critical after falling from moving pickup in OW

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man lies critically injured after he reportedly fell from a pickup truck this evening. Sketchy reports from police are that the man was sitting in the back of the pickup that was travelling near the Guinea Grass junction in Orange Walk. The man, not […]

Truck overturns on Philip Goldson highway
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Truck overturns on Philip Goldson highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A truck full of logs overturned about half hour ago near the Tower Hill junction off the Philip Goldson highway. The incident occurred in the area of Little England community. We are awaiting information on whether anyone was hurt in the mishap. Motorists approaching the […]

City Mayor meets with US official
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City Mayor meets with US official

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner and some city councillors met today with US Charge d’Affaires to Belize, Adrienne Galanek. The meeting served as an impetus to future partnerships between the Council and the US Embassy, which later posted on its Facebook page: “We congratulate you, […]

School’s security guard charged with unlawful sex with student
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School’s security guard charged with unlawful sex with student

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have arrested and charged a security guard posted at a school with having unlawful sexual intercourse with, and inflicting grievous harm upon a student, aged 14, at the school. The charge against Ryan Neal follows a report which the girl made on Thursday in […]

Fatal accident in Stann Creek!
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Fatal accident in Stann Creek!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor An elderly man was knocked down and killed on Thursday afternoon on the Stann Creek Valley Road. Police say that sometime after 1:00 p.m., Pedro Cucul, 82, a farmer of Big Falls, Toledo was crossing the road between miles 7 and 8 to catch a […]

Police charge man for rape of teen
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Police charge man for rape of teen

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have arrested and charged a man with the rape of a teenage girl last week Thursday off the George Price highway. The man charged is William Daniel Carabantes, 24. The victim told police that on that night she was waiting for a ride from […]