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15 year old boy killed over misunderstan

Raheem Mahler, a 15 year-old Belize City minor, was murdered in what appears, at this time, to be a simple street fight which escalated to gun violence. According to police, ... Full Story

Administrator | Thursday, 19 January 2017

Attorney General calls for less complaints and more partners

“The sky is always falling. What is worse about the addresses made at the Opening of the Supreme Court is that the problems facing the justice system of the country are always the other party’s fault. The Bench points out ... Full Story

Bondholders reject first offer to restructure Superbond

Negotiations to re-tool the Superbond are now well underway. Last week Friday, January 13th, the government offered to pay a consent fee of .25% of the face value of the bond to bond holders. That came along with a proposal ... Full Story

POLITICS

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UDP swears in woman Speaker of the House

Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow had announced in mid-December that the new Speaker of the House of Representatives would be Laura Longsworth and true to the announcement she took up the position at the House Meeting held on Friday ... Full Story

The Guardian | Thursday, 19 January 2017

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Home Affairs Ministry analyzing crime stats for long term st

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Belize Police Department are finalizing the details of a long term plan to combat gangs and violent crimes in Belize City and other hotspots. That plan is expected to be released by the ... Full Story

The Guardian | Thursday, 19 January 2017

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CRIME


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Another grenade taken off the streets

On January 3rd, the Gang Suppression Unit removed an American Type M26-A1 hand grenade from the Old Fabers Road Area in Belize City. The grenade was taken by BDF personnel for it to be destroyed. Eleven days later BDF commander ... Full Story

SPORTS


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El Salvador tops Belize as Barahona keys first-half surge

Tuesday January 17, 2017, Panama City, PanamaPANAMA CITY, Panama – Despite missing two key players through suspension, El Salvador (1W-1D-1L, 4 points) secured all the points for the first time in the 2017 Copa Centroamericana, earning a 3-1 win over ... Full Story


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