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TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS POLICE CORRUPTION ESTABLISHED

National Security Minister, John Saldivar announced during the opening of the Citizen Security Summit held this week at the Belize City Civic Centre that a new taskforce is being set up to tackle police corruption. “In collaboration with the US Government and the US Embassy here in Belize, we are

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    MIGHT BE, INVESTORS QUARREL OVER PROPOSED INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

MIGHT BE, INVESTORS QUARREL OVER PROPOSED INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

THE REPORTER: News Staff, Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Development, Tracy Taegar Panton, confirmed to the Reporter on Wednesday that she had been contacted by two businessmen from the Cayman Islands regarding a proposed investment for construction of an international airport on Ambergris Caye; however, neither has

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    Gunmen Shoot Minor on Kraal Road

Gunmen Shoot Minor on Kraal Road

On Wednesday night, at around 7:25pm, Glenda Young and her daughter Alia Flowers, 13, were inside the yard of their home on #14 Kraal Road in Belize City when two gunmen rode up and fired as many as 18 shots at them. The minor was hit to the right arm

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TACO VENDOR ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

There are reliable reports indicating that at around 10:30 this morning a Belizean taco vendor located on the Phillip Goldson Highway near its junction with Buttonwood Bay Boulevard was robbed. The vendor, who we are told is still in the process of giving a statement to Police, has allegedly reported

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    POLICE CONFIRM SHOOTING. Saint Joseph St. Friday Night

POLICE CONFIRM SHOOTING. Saint Joseph St. Friday Night

Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have confirmed that a man was shot Friday evening on St Joseph Street in Belize City. Initially, it was not clear if Nyerere Parchue, 23, wad shot, but a CT scan has revealed that the messenger for Pitts Law Firm suffered a gun shot wound

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    POLICE FIND STASH OF WEED & GUN

POLICE FIND STASH OF WEED & GUN

Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two police searches, one in the north and the other in the west, have resulted in the discovery of a stash of weed and a gun; and two persons have also been arrested. Police say that they found over half a pound of weed around 8:30

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    Cops Seize $100K in Illegal Painkillers

Cops Seize $100K in Illegal Painkillers

Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A significant shipment of Oxicodone pills, an opioid-based medication that can be converted into heroine, was intercepted by authorities in Spanish Lookout on Tuesday of this week and has led to the arrest of and subsequent charges laid against three persons including a woman. The medication

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    Police Charge Nisani Garcia for Vargas Murder

Police Charge Nisani Garcia for Vargas Murder

Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter This afternoon Belize City construction worker, Nisani Daniel Garcia, 24, was formally charged for the murder of Alberto Vargas Jr., 21, shot twice to his neck on Tuesday night while inside a parked vehicle on the Belize Corozal Road. On July 10th, at around 7:30pm Vargas,

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