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Fire leaves nearly 100 San Pedranos homeless

The town of San Pedro is no stranger to misfortune, but most of the community’s disasters are of the natural variety, namely hurricanes. But the storm which struck Ambergris Caye [...]

Bus owners, Gov’t still deadlocked on fares

Owners of Belize’s bus lines and government officials remain closeted in Belmopan tonight, as yet unable to break the stalemate over bus fares. A protest in Benque Viejo this morning [...]

Corozal credit union manager reinstated

A week ago he was ousted as general manager of the second largest credit union in the country, but on Tuesday, Vicente Canul will be back behind his desk. That’s [...]

Victim’s ex-girlfriend detained in shooting death

On Saturday, a Belize City man was gunned down and left to die on the street. According to police reports, twenty-nine year old Mark Henry was on Waight Street in [...]

Driver charged in O.W. hit and run

An Orange Walk resident has been charged in connection with a hit and run incident on Saturday. Twenty-six year old Mayola Escalante allegedly fled the scene, near the Mi Amor [...]

Audubon assesses state of environment

Today is celebrated as Earth Day and to mark the occasion, the Belize Audubon Society is releasing their Environmental Agenda 2002 and Beyond, a follow-up to a similar document produced [...]

Reef project observes Earth Day

Across the country, other environmental agencies were also celebrating Earth Day. In Belize City, participants in the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System Project invited community leaders, students and the general public [...]

Fishing co-ops receive training funds

While Earth Day celebrations focussed on the health of the marine environment, another ceremony in Belize City highlighted those Belizeans who depend on the sea for their livelihood. Members of [...]

U.S. prison chaplain shares ideas on reform

The only connection our next news item has with the sea is that the man we interviewed happened to arrive this morning on a cruise ship. George Castillo, now retired, [...]

Amateur basketball on at City Centre

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is the latest serving of Sports Monday. We took our cameras inside the Lewis Leslie amateur basketball competition at the City Centre Friday [...]