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The Man Who Wore Khaki

Well-known Belizean historian Lita Hunter Krohn has chronicled, as well as taught the history of the Jewel for many years.  Her work as a student and scholar in the study [...]

Artlchemist Exhibition Launches at the Mexican Institute

At this time at the Mexican Institute in Belize City, an exhibition is officially opening. This exhibit will showcase a wide collection of artwork from a pool of seven artists [...]

Tacos Lovers Rejoice at Tacos Fest 2018

Orange Walk Town is known for its tacos and tacos lovers from across the country can attest that the tacos of ‘Shuga City’ are the best.  This is why Dillon [...]

Happy Garifuna Settlement Day!

Activities are ongoing to celebrate the arrival of the Garifuna to Belizean shores. Here in Belize City, Lerisi Garifunaduau will be the venue for a mega concert on November eighteen [...]

Pen Cayetano: Master Artist

The Embassy of Mexico is honouring Belizean master artist Pen Cayetano with an exhibit which opened tonight for viewing at the Mexican Institute of Culture in Belize City. The exhibit [...]

Lawrence Vernon Launches “A Narrative of Political Parties in Belize”

Librarian and author, eighty-one-year-old Lawrence Vernon today launched his latest piece of literary work. “A narrative of Political Parties in Belize” looks at the history of twenty-six political parties in [...]

A Benefit Concert to Build the First Ever Music School in Belize

This Saturday, the Stann Creek Ecumenical High School is hosting a benefit concert in Dangriga to raise funds to build a first ever music school for the country. The music [...]

11 Mexican Films to be Features in Belize Film Festival

The annual Belize International Film Festival opening ceremony takes place on Thursday at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts in Belize City. The red carpet affair leading up to [...]

Day of the Dead Celebrated in Belize

Every year, the Mexican Embassy in Belize celebrates the death of loved ones during the traditional celebration of “Dia de Los Muertos,” which is the day of the dead.  The [...]

Learning About Copyright Laws

The protection of original works by audio visual artists was the focus of a seminar on Wednesday in Belize City. The National Institute of Culture and History gathered professionals and [...]

Holy Redeemer Wins History & Social Studies Competition

The Belize City Primary School History and Social Studies Competition ended today at the Bliss. Eight students from schools across the city competed to answer from a list of eight [...]

Stella Maris Inaugurates Its New Music Room

The Stella Maris School in Belize City officially opened its “Leela Vernon” music room. The school has added a music programme to its offerings after it received a number of [...]

15 Artists to Take the Stage in the I.C.J. Song Competition

The I.C.J. Song Competition is being held tonight inside the Civic Center. Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow says the event will see the participation of mostly new artists who will perform [...]

San Antonio Women Group Preserving Mayan Culture

In San Antonio Village, Cayo, a women’s group exists which aims at empowering women and preserving the Yucatec Mayan culture by teaching visitors how to make handmade tortillas and pottery. [...]

The Mayan Art of Making Chocolate

Situated in San Ignacio Town, Ajaw Chocolate and Crafts attracts thousands of visitors every year, but the family owned and operated company is struggling to get its name out there. [...]

Which Audit at Office of Music Ambassador? Faber Says There’s None

It has been reported across the media that an audit was to be conducted on the office of the music ambassador, Shyne Barrow. It was Barrow who first spoke out [...]

NICH Comes Up with Assistance to Get Garifuna Collective to WOMEX 2018

The Garifuna Collective is heading to Spain for the famed World Expo of Music, having secured the necessary funding. As you know, the Collective has performed on international stages, but [...]

The 5th Annual Soca & Culture Festival; Artists Arrive in the Jewel

The fifth annual Soca and Culture Festival takes place on twentieth night as one of the celebration activities used to recognize Belize’s independence. Every year, it sees a line-up of [...]

Do The SMART Thing! Book Launched

Telecom giant, SMART Belize launched its ‘Do The SMART Thing!’ book this morning. The book, which features two short stories for primary school students, was a joint venture between SMART [...]

Mexican Federal Police Orchestra Arrives to Perform in Belize

The landing of a Mexican police plane at the Philip Goldson International Airport caused a stir earlier today.   The plane is a Boeing 727 which brought the Mexican Federal Police [...]

A New Poetry Book is Released

An anthology of poems written by Belizean American, Flora Emelda Anderson Chestnut was officially launched today at the Image Factory in Belize City. Quiet Moments; Rejuvenation of the Soul is [...]

Leelah Vernon Music School to Open at Stella Maris

The Stella Martin School located on Princess Margaret Drive is preparing to add music to its programme for children with learning disabilities.  It’s a welcomed addition for which the school [...]

Details of alleged Financial Irregularities Under Sapna Budhrani Unearthed at NICH

There are new damning details that point to financial irregularities and mismanagement at the National Institute of Culture and History. The new president, Sapna Budhrani, is at the centre of [...]

Patrick Faber Defends NICH Prez: but CWU Also Comes Out Against Sapna Budhrani

NICH President, Sapna Budhrani, has come under fire for her performance, or lack of it, at the job she took over in April.  Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister [...]

Patrick Faber: Shyne Barrow Not an Employee of NICH

But has the musical ambassador lost his place in challenging the appointment of Budhrani by the DPM, who is a senior member of the United Democratic Party, which he wants [...]