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The San Pedro Sun

Mid-morning fire destroys home south of San Pedro Town
A family's home in the DFC Area was gutted by a fire on Christmas Day, December, 25th. The San Pedro Fire Department rushed to the scene to contain the blaze, while unofficial reports are that one person was injured and is being treated at the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II.

Misc Belizean Sources

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"From Island Boy to Professor: An Educational Journey" Book Travel Schedule
Dr. August's book schedule...

K'uk'ulkan(Quetzalcoatl) - Mesoamerican Messiah
Kukulkan impacted alot in Mesoamerica we can easy consider him "The Indigenous Messiah" and Mesoamerica the "Holy land " . Some said he even did miracles but today we will honor some of the things he did while he walked through Mesoamerica . K'uk'ulkan was born in May 18,895 Under the name of Ce Acatl Topiltzin . He assumed lordship over the Toltecs and migrated his people to Tollan. Reigning in peace and prosperity he contributed much to the lifestyle of the Toltecs with basic ideas such as civilization. He was generally considered a god upon earth by his followers with similar powers to those of his namesake. Kukulkan dispelled the traditions of the past and ended all human sacrifice during his reign.

17th Voice of the West Elocution Contest
The Rotary Club of San Ignacio will be having the 17th annual Voice of the West Elocution Contest on Thursday, February 7th, at Hode's Place. "This is an annual competition for the high school students in Cayo to show off their writing and speaking skills. Each high school can send three students, from any form, to compete in any of three categories."

Belize Rewind
Good morning Caye Caulker our Dinner Show starts today and keeps running regular shows into 2019 and beyond. Check our Facebook and Instagram page for changes in venue. Tonight and every Wednesday 630 pm show and weekly Monday to Friday 10am at Old Belize Jungle Pavilion or The Bliss. Dinner & Show. Belize Rewind presented by Jankunu Productionz, a play about culture and history. Don’t miss this ongoing tour!

Channel 5

Christmas Day Shooting in Orange Walk
On the 25.12.18 at 7:05 a.m. Senon Reyes and Llamont Wade were standing in front of his house located on Muffles Street in Orange Walk Town having a conversation. They saw a male person of Hispanic descent with a cloth covering his face coming toward them with a firearm. The male person fired several shots towards them. As a result, Reyes received a gunshot wound to his left foot and Wade received a gunshot wound the buttocks.

The Reporter

GANG VIOLENCE ? – IN ORANGE WALK ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Early this morning on this blessed Christmas Day, at approximately 7:00am Senon Reyes, 21, and Llamont Wade, 28, were standing on Muffles Street when a gunman with a mask on came toward them and fired shots at them. Reyes was reportedly hit on his left thigh and Wade on his buttocks. Both men are in stable condition at the Northern Regional Hospital.

Breaking Belize NewsPJ

2 men shot in Orange Walk
Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning in Orange Walk. According to reports, Senon Reyes and Llamont Wade were standing in front of a home on Muffles Street when they saw a man with his face covered approaching them. […]

New gas prices announced
he Ministry of Finance yesterday announced that the price for Premium Gasoline will decrease by 85 cents from $11.32 down to $10.47 per gallon. The price of Diesel will also decrease by 92 cents from $10.75 down to $9.83 per gallon. […]

Fuel prices recalled
Early today, BBN reported on a decrease in fuel prices effective at midnight. However, the liaison officer at the Belize Bureau of Standards informed BBN that the new prices issued earlier have been recalled. […]

International Sourcesizz

Five Ways Boxing Day Is Celebrated In The Caribbean
Unlike here in the U.S., the day after Christmas is celebrated in the Caribbean as in most British former colonies as Boxing Day. This day hearkens back to slavery, when slave owners would give their slaves the day off and some even ‘boxed’ up some left overs and gave to them, hence the history of the ‘box’ as in Boxing Day. Today, in several Caribbean former colonies and current territories, the Day in celebrated often as a big carnival or street party. Here are five unique ways these Caribbean nations celebrate Boxing Day.

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  • Introducing Garden Blossoms Belize, 1min. #91 Barrack Road, Belize City