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Last night's TV news on Channel 7, Channel 5, LOVETV, PGTV, and CTV 3. Also with the most recent Open Your Eyes, and other specials


The San Pedro Sun

Wolfe’s Woofer: Fruits and Vegetables
“Did you try Mr. Francisco’s vegetable store?” I asked. “He always has the ones that are hard to get.” “I’m not driving that far just for your avocados,” Sherry said. “If you want them that bad, drive yourself.” “Don Franco, where are your watermelons?” the lady ahead of me in line at Francisco’s asked. “Watermelon season starts in about two weeks seńora,” Francisco said. “In two weeks, we got plenty melons.” I could see into the back room where one watermelon sat on a table with a dozen avocados.

Doctor Love: Not the Mama
Dear Doctor Love, I am a grown woman, married with three teen kids, and I am very happy with one exception—I don’t feel any deep emotional connection to my mother. I didn’t grow up with her due to my parent's divorce when I was a baby. I didn’t even meet until I was fourteen, and I’ve not seen her since I was twenty, except on social media. There, her need to shower affection on me publicly has become an almost daily occurrence, and it has become overwhelming and difficult. I dread seeing her comment on something I say online.

Misc Belizean Sources

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Loraxification at Wildfire
The Wildfire Artzmosphere is having their performance of their interpretation of the Lorax next weekend. They'll have 3 performances from Friday through Sunday. They start at 7:15pm. They always have wonderful productions at Wildfire.

BTB Love Belize Sea Kayak Challenge 2019
Here’s today’s top three competitors from San Pedro to Sarteneja: First- Recinos Imports BDF Recce Squadron (6:27:25) Second- Coast Guard Alpha (6:28:19) Third- Private Belize Adventures (6:31:38)

San Pedro Lobster Fest Schedule
Schedule Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Lionfish Tournament hosted by Estele's Dine By the Sea Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM LIONFISH POP-UP PARTY AT THE COMMONS - hosted by Cook Inc, Iguana Juan's & Madisco 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Lionfish Feast at Pirate's Treasure Restaurant - reservations recommended

Channel 5

Contraband Bust In Cayo
Police in San Ignacio were on patrol today when they observed a woman reportedly selling Brahava beers. After a warrant was obtained, officers searched the woman’s residence on Peter August Street and found 7 cases of Corona beers, 6 cases of Sol beers, 1 case of Brahava beers. The contraband beers were reportedly found under a sofa set. Officers also found additional contraband beers in the refrigerator. The woman was detained and escorted to the San Ignacio police station.

Outrage Over Decapitated Jaguar
A decapitated jaguar was found last night near the ‘dump junction’ in Toledo. Officials from the Ministry of Forestry were called out to the scene at around 9 o’clock last night. Our colleagues at PGTV are offering a reward of $500 to anyone who is able to share information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible.

The Reporter

Full Weekend Report – Sunday May 26th.
Police have confiscated a stash of contraband beer in San Elena Town, Cayo. It happened while Police were on mobile patrol on Peter August St this evening and their attention was drawn to a woman selling Brahava beer.

CXC To Consider Petition Calling for Re-sitting of 2019 CSEC Math
Perhaps the most serious breach of an exam in the history of the Caribbean Exams Council (CXC) occurred last week when students sat Paper II of the 2019 CSEC Mathematics exam. It was discovered shortly thereafter that there was a breach in security in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), which has led to three invigilators being fired, and since then well over 5,000 people across the Caribbean have signed a petition on Facebook, lobbying for the exams to be re-administered; but the incident has no bearing on Belize, neither in the results for our students nor as far as the petition is concerned.

Man Killed During Fight In Corozal Town
The Reporter has confirmed that a candy vendor was killed during a dispute last night in the Corozal District; and Police have detained the man who allegedly inflicted the fatal wound.

Drowning In Valley Of Peace Community, Cayo
A teenager died from drowning in Valley of Peace community, Cayo, this afternoon (Sat. May 25th.), he has been identified as Carlos Reyes, 18, of the community. Reyes was at the area known as “Riverside” behind the reservoir in the community sometime around 12:30pm., his friends reported that he jumped head first and went under the water and did not resurface.

Breaking Belize NewsPJ

Forest Department warns of illegal poaching of jaguars
The Forest Department issued a statement today warning the public that poaching of jaguars is a punishable offense under the wildlife laws of Belize. A jaguar was poached last night in Toledo. The animal was beheaded and the carcass left near the dump area of the PG-San Antonio road.

#Together We Can; World Ocean Day 2019
World Ocean Day 2019 will be observed on June 8, 2019. The World Ocean Day organization has launched a global #Together We Can campaign to highlight the importance of creating a healthy ocean. The United Nations also launched the #Beat Plastic Pollution campaign which is a global campaign against plastic pollution.

Police issue report on A&R robbery
Police have issued an official report on yesterday’s robbery at A&R Store at mile 1 1/2 on the Phillip Goldson Highway. When officers arrived at the scene just before midday they were met with gunshots from inside the store. As a result, they returned fire.

Belize abstains from OAS Nicaragua vote
Belize was among the 10 nations that abstained from taking a vote on a resolution passed by the Organization of American States (OAS) referencing the ongoing political crisis in Nicaragua. Belize, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica and St. Kitts-Nevis were among those countries, while Trinidad and Tobago was absent from the meeting altogether.

Man struck with concrete dies
Corozal police are investigating the death of Jesus Armando Mossiah. Sometime before 8 o’clock last night he was seen motionless on 7th Avenue. When officers took a closer look at him he was seen with a large laceration to the right side of his forehead and the right side of his temple.

Blogs

Mr. Trever Riverois in Corozal Town Doing Spanish Speaking Research
Mr. Trever Rivero will be here in Corozal for one more week in Doing a Spanish Speaking Research Interview. If you would like him to interview you about the Spanish speaking Language contact Him at his number:6390494.

Videos

  • Coverage of the Love Belize Sea Challenge Day 5, 2hr50min.

  • Adventure Awaits at Hopkins Bay, 12min. Join us as we visit Belize, on the Caribbean Sea, in the heart of the cozy Garifuna village of Hopkins.

  • LEAVING BELIZE & CROSSING the GUATEMALAN BORDER!, 14min.

  • Popcaan performance in Belize having fans go crazy, 9min.