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Belizean makes groundbreaking scientific discovery on hair loss
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Belizean makes groundbreaking scientific discovery on hair loss

A hometown girl is making great strides in the global scientific community, having been featured in the journal Nature Cell Biology for groundbreaking new research with the potential for developing new treatment for hair loss and baldness. Aimee Flores, the author of the benchmark study is a Belizean student completing […]

Tropical Storm Harvey treks towards Belize
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Tropical Storm Harvey treks towards Belize

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor Belizeans may be in for a real threat from Tropical Storm Harvey, which formed over the Eastern Caribbean on Thursday afternoon. The projected path of the storm puts it directly over Belize by Tuesday of next week, if it continues on the westward track that […]

San Pedro tour guide shot and killed
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San Pedro tour guide shot and killed

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter San Pedro police are investigating a case of murder after tour guide Scott Charles was shot on the island on Wednesday night and died on Thursday afternoon. Charles, 24, was at his home in the Bayside area of San Pedro on Wednesday night when someone […]

Accident leaves three injured
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Accident leaves three injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A traffic accident on Sunday morning has left three persons injured. The incident happened at around 10:30 when Azel August, 19, of Santa Elena town was driving a Pontiac SUV on the Loma Luz Boulevard in the direction from Hon Rene Montero Bridge towards the […]

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Woman raped; suspect caught

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A woman was reportedly raped on Saturday in the Stann Creek district. Maria Teul, 19, reported to police that sometime around 4:30 p.m., she got a ride on a motorcycle with a man she did not know. She said the lift was supposed to from […]

Shooting leaves three injured
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Shooting leaves three injured

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Three persons are recovering from gunshot injuries they suffered in San Pedro on Saturday night. Police say that shortly after 9:00 p.m., they learned of a shooting and went to the San Pedro poly clinic where they saw Jaheem Martinez, 9, with a gunshot wound to his […]

Man critical following traffic accident
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Man critical following traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Juan Chavin, 57, a resident of St Matthew’s village is in a critical condition following a traffic accident on the George Price highway. Chavin was ridimg a bicycle between miles 37 and 38 on Thursday night when he was struck from behind, leaving him with […]

Two police officers charged with ‘extortion’
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Two police officers charged with ‘extortion’

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two police officers assigned to the Punta Gorda police station have been arrested and charged with ‘extortion’ against a high school principal. The charge against WPC Jenny Tanner and PC Arden Jones follows an incident on Tuesday when a vehicle was intercepted at a checkpoint […]

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Fatal hit and run on George Price highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant A man was knocked down and killed on the George Price Highway early Saturday morning. The incident happened at around 1:00 a.m., near Cotton Tree village and claimed the life of Oscar Cermenio. Police say Cermenio was still alive when they found him with broken legs, […]

Toddler perishes in fire
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Toddler perishes in fire

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A 21-month-old baby boy burnt to death in a fire on Sunday night in Belize City. The tragedy unfolded shortly after 9:00 when a wooden house at #32 Santa Barbara Street caught on fire, burning the toddler, Tyreik Roberts, who was locked inside while his […]