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November 17
09:53 2018

MAN KILLED IN BELMOPAN’S  SALVAPAN AREA, VICTIM IDENTIFIED

THE REPORTER: News Staff, – 4.00pm Monday Nov. 19th
The victim of the murder in Salvapan this afternoon has been identified as Jermaine Sanker, originally from the Corozal District. Sanker was allegedly sitting in his car on Cemetery Road when he was approached by a clear complexioned male who shot him in the face and ran off into the nearby bushes.

LAW FIRM BARROW & WILLIAMS TO SUE BREAKING-BELIZE-NEWS

THE REPORTER: News Staff, – 1.30Pm Monday Nov. 19th
The Reporter has confirmed that media blog Breaking Belize News has been sent a letter by law firm Barrow & Williams as a result of a story entitled “Prime Minister’s Law Firm Implicated in Sanctuary Belize Scam” posted on November 11, 2018. The blog later removed the story from its page, but sources say they were still served with a letter indicating an intent to file a lawsuit.

BARBER KILLED IN BELIZE CITY SUNDAY NIGHT

A Belize City barber is dead after he was shot multiple times on Sunday night. At around 10:30pm Police were called out to the corner of Krooman Road and the George Price Highway where they found Eric Staine, 21, critically injured. He was transported to the KHMH where he died shortly after. There are reports that a silver SUV and a motorcycle were seen fleeing the area after gunshots were heard

 

UB CAMPUS IN BELIZE CITY ROBBED THIS MORNING

THE REPORTER: News Staff, – 7.50am Monday Nov. 19th

There are reports that the University of Belize office in Belize City was robbed this morning by four men who arrived by boat and held the security guard at gunpoint. Details are still scarce at this time and it is not known yet what was taken in the robbery.



THE REPORTER: News Staff, - 8.00pm Sunday Nov. 18th

Results for the UDP Convention in Toledo West:

Estevan Coc: 13
Sylvia Hulse: 68
Hon. Sen. Macario Coy: 1,281
Dr. Simeon Coc: 1,504
Rejected: 16
Total ballots used: 2,882


DEADLY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN POMONA VILLAGE

THE REPORTER: News Staff, – 12.00pm Sunday Nov. 18th

Police have identified the victim in yesterday evening’s fatal traffic accident in Pomona Village along the Stann Creek Valley Road. He is Pedro Shol, 33, of Valley Community, Stann Creek.

Police say Shol crashed into the back of a parked bus while passing another bus that was traveling in the opposite direction. Shol was pronounced dead at the Southern Regional Hospital.

Police remind everyone to exercise caution on the highways and caution drivers to not drink and drive.


 

EARLY MORNING BLAZE DESTROYS HOME IN DANGRIGA

THE REPORTER: News Staff, – 12.00pm Sunday Nov. 18th
A fire in Dangriga took down a wooden home at 2:00 this morning. Details are sketchy but reports are that firemen ran out of water to fight the blaze.

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ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT LEADS TO ARREST AND CHARGES

THE REPORTER: News Staff, – 9.35am Saturday Nov. 17th

Police have arrested and charged Gregorio Choc, 47, in connection with a traffic accident on the Southern Highway on Monday night which claimed the life of Francisco Sis, 57, a farmer of San Marcus Village, Toledo.

Choc faces charges of Manslaughter by Negligence, Causing Death by Careless Conduct and Driving without Due Care and Attention.

Francisco Sis was knocked down by a pickup truck allegedly driven by Choc.

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A B.D.F SOLDIER DIED IN AN ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT

THE REPORTER: News Staff, - 9.10am Saturday Nov. 17th

Police say that the fatal traffic accident in Toledo last night claimed the life of a BDF soldier.

Police say that sometime around 7:15 last night Estevan Caliz, 61, a businessman of Big Falls Village, Toledo was driving a red Ford Ranger pick-up truck on the Southern Highway and.that upon reaching between miles 90 and 91 in the dump area, he collided head on with a black and grey Lifan motor cycle. The cycle was driven by Ruben Orlando Sho, 27, a Belize Defence Force soldier of Water Supply Area, Punta Gorda Town. Sho sustained severe facial and body injuries, including an amputated left foot from the knee downwards. He died at the scene.

Caliz is in police custody pending investigations.

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