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  • COME HELL OR HIGH WATER To the Referendum We Go! Prime Minister Dean Barrow said he is not willing to entertain the idea of delaying the upcoming referendum for any reason. This despite public concern and a protest on Monday...
  • No Charges Yet Following Three-Vehicle Fatal Crash The investigation into last Thursday evening’s fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of Marcia Lopez near the Airport junction has still not yielded any charges against any of the...
  • Leaked Video Sparks Protest Sexually explicit local videos, among them one of a 15-year old female student of Wesley College, has this week sparked important discussions about the need for urgent legislative measures to...
  • Priest Hell-bent on Clearing His Name On Wednesday, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte explained that anybody who has sexually assaulted a minor in Belize, would be pursued and prosecuted to the full extent of the law, not...
  • TRAGEDY FOR JOSE ZELAYA The life of Jose Zelaya Sr., 42, has been marked with nothing but tragedy lately, with the recent murder of one of his sons, the attempted murder of his other...
  • Belize Making Efforts to Avoid EU Blacklist The European Code of Conduct Group (CCG), informed Belize among several other financial jurisdictions last week that steps would need to be taken to update the country’s preferential tax measures...
    Police Making Strides in Cummings Murder

Police Making Strides in Cummings Murder

reporter.bz-REPORTER NEWSPAPER – By Marion Ali – There is no one arrested and charged yet for the shooting murder last Saturday night of Dwayne Cummings Avila, the 20 yer-old student of the University of Belize who was gunned down as he walked home after a basketball game in Orange Walk.

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    Salary and allowances owed to Elrington Union concerned!

Salary and allowances owed to Elrington Union concerned!

reporter.bz-REPORTER NEWSPAPER- News Staff – The Reporter has been able to confirm that Paulette Elrington, the contract officer on whose behalf the Ministry of Foreign Affairs requested paid study leave, drawing strong objection from the Public Service Union (PSU), is still being paid her salary as well as receiving allowances

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    Cattle ranching raises concerns

Cattle ranching raises concerns

reporter.bz-REPORTER NEWSPAPER- News Staff – The Ya’axche Conservation Trust is calling on the government, particularly the Lands Department, to address a reported land grab situation by squatters conducting illegal cattle ranching in a de-reserved area outside the Maya Mountain North Forest Reserve in Toledo. According to Ya’axche Conservation Trust Executive

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    No Suspects in Yanai Robbery, Murder

No Suspects in Yanai Robbery, Murder

Police have no suspects yet in the robbery turned shooting and murder at the Yanai residence on Park Avenue in the Buttonwood Bay area of Belize City last Thursday night. Today Assistant Superintendent of Police, Alejandro Cowo, head of the Crimes Investigations Branch (CIB) told the media that Police have

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    Trio Charged for Big Guns in Benque

Trio Charged for Big Guns in Benque

reporter.bz-REPORTER NEWSPAPER – News Staff – Authorities in Benque Viejo have issued firearm-related charges against three persons, a student and two businessmen, one of them from Guatemala after they were apprehended in possession of two high-powered rifles and ammunition. Today the 17-year-old Benque student, in the company of Benque businessman

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    Woman Dies in Ladyville Traffic Accident

Woman Dies in Ladyville Traffic Accident

reporter.bz-REPORTER NEWSPAPER – By Marion Ali – Police say that a young woman who was involved in a traffic accident in Ladyville on Thursday evening has died of her injuries. The mishap occurred around 5:00 pm, at the Sky Gas Station between miles 8 and 9 on the Philip Goldson

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    Will fishers agree to a gill-net ban?

Will fishers agree to a gill-net ban?

Recently several NGOs and the Belize Federation of Fishers (BFF) proposed that the government phase out and ban the use of gill nets in Belizean waters. While the proposed phase out ban has been opposed by the Fisheries Department and the Belize Fisherman’s Cooperative Association (BFCA), BFF continues to lobby

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    Home invasion: Couple stabbed and wife loses life

Home invasion: Couple stabbed and wife loses life

The life of retired American National Elizabeth Rousseau 74 was tragically cut short on Wednesday night following an aggravated burglary at her home on the Consejo Road in Corozal where she and her elderly husband were attacked and stabbed by a knife-wielding intruder. Reports say that Rousseau was stabbed four

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