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Police looking for murder suspect

The evidence points to murder, and cops are on the lookout tonight for the man they think did it. The body of nineteen year old Guatemalan, Hector Medrano, was found [...]

Man wounded in city shooting

A Belize City man is admitted to ward at the K.H.M.H. tonight, the victim of a late night shooting. According to police, around 10:30 on Monday night, twenty-seven year old [...]

Bus driver charged in cyclist’s death

In other police news, a bus driver has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal traffic accident last Friday. Fifty-seven year old Randolph Coleman will face charges of [...]

Cuban boat people seek asylum

Seven Cuban men, who illegally landed on the Belizean coast near San Pedro earlier this month, today did their best to avoid repatriation. The men: Jaime Sanchez, Enrique Camacho, Ramon [...]

Parked car burns to the ground

It’s parked properly; the problem is that there just isn’t much left of what was once presumably a car. Police tell News 5 that the vehicle burned to the ground [...]

Injunction against cable operators not granted

Belize’s cable operators won a victory today in their efforts to keep the copyright dogs at bay; ironically the challenge came from one of their own. Ramon Reyes of Star [...]

Reef monitoring is international effort

Their interests are the reef systems — how they function and react to disasters, both natural and manmade. Led by Monitoring Specialist, Doctor Patricia Almada, twenty-seven trainee biologists of the [...]

Grouper fishing limited to two sites

In related news, the Fisheries Department reminds members of the public that fishing for the Nassau Grouper is now closed on all traditional fishing banks except two: Maugre Caye at [...]

Bowen acquires prime site at Barracks

The stretch of seashore along the Newtown Barracks area of Belize City is getting a facelift, thanks to the new owner of some of the old capital’s most prime property. [...]

Computer project progresses, but slowly

Another two instalments on that commitment to give schools five thousand internet ready computers were made today in Belize City. But despite the programme’s progress, I found that there’s still [...]