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NEMO Minister Says Help for San Pedro Fire Victims Continues to Trickle In

Victims of the August fifth inferno which decimated ten homes in San Pedro, leaving eighty-seven residents displaced, are preparing to commence the rebuilding process.  It is expected that persons who [...]

Brandon Cattouse Is Ready to Ride Again

Popular Belizean athlete Brandon Cattouse, an elite rider, is free to participate in all sanctioned events hosted by the Belize Cycling Federation after his suspension was lifted on Friday.  The [...]

NADO’s Urine Sample – A Gross Departure from International Standards

Attorney Hector Guerra outlines the personal circumstances and experiences that Cattouse faced in light of the suspension.  According to Guerra, the steps that were taken by the National Anti Doping [...]

NADO Has Nada for an Office and Sample Storage

According to Guerra, NADO, which is represented by former Director of Health Services, Doctor Michael Pitts, is short of basic resources for storing specimen collected from athletes.  The operation of [...]

Teachers Learn New Strategies for Students to Learn How to Read and Write

The Ministry of Education is hosting a four-day literacy training for teachers from underperforming schools in Belize City, Stann Creek and Toledo.  The purpose of the workshop is to equip [...]

MoE to Include Families in Literacy Campaign

Doctor Rose Bradley was also asked why students are still struggling with reading and writing in the primary school classrooms. She says that a number of factors are at play, [...]

NEMO Introduces New Common Alerting Protocol

The importance of providing timely and accurate information, particularly to those most vulnerable to the effects of disasters, is not lost on the National Emergency Management Organization.  Earlier today, government [...]

Female Volleyball Team Celebrates Win in Style

The National Women’s Volleyball Selection is still riding the crest of a stellar performance at this year’s Regional Volleyball Championships.  Earlier today, the girl’s, their coaching staff and their fans [...]

A Female Referee is Viciously Attacked On-field by a Football Player

A female referee was physically assaulted by a football player on Sunday evening in the Corozal District where she was officiating a match between San Antonio and Concepcion Village.  According [...]

CitCo Contemplates Suing Over ‘Unaccounted’ Equipment

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner is back in the country. He returned today after spending some days in London for the Jalsa Salana Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. [...]

Cyclist Brandon Cattouse Cleared of Doping Allegations

Popular Belizean cyclist Brandon Cattouse is exonerated of charges that he has been using performance-enhancing drugs as an elite rider.  His vindication comes after it was initially confirmed that Cattouse [...]

More Info on Patricia Hinkson’s Dismissal from Vital Stats Office

The Vital Statistics Office is functioning with a new director, following the abrupt departure of Patricia Hinkson, who was given her marching orders late Tuesday evening.  The reason behind Hinkson’s [...]

PM Barrow Out of Country on Personal Leave

Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the country today on personal leave, according to a release from his office. Also noteworthy is that Hugo Patt, Minister of Natural Resources, will again [...]

Mayor Wagner Speaks on Visit to Ahmadiyya Convention

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in the United Kingdom held their annual convention called ‘Jalsa Salana’ earlier this week. The event which pulls thousands of Muslims from all cross the world [...]

Meet the 25 Recipients of the B.T.L. Scholarship Programme

A number of students today received financial support to fulfil their educational goals. Belize Telemedia Limited issued twenty-five scholarships to students who met the criteria for the awards. Most are [...]

Belize Police Department Issues 7 Scholarships

Over on Queen Street, seven teenagers received full scholarships for one-year of studies courtesy of the Belize Police Department. A short ceremony was held at Precinct Three this afternoon where [...]

Refs and Asst. Refs Participate in FIFA’s RAP 2018

The Referee Assistant Program 2018 is being held at the Princess Ramada Hotel Casino. The one-week training is organized by the Football Federation of Belize in collaboration with FIFA.  The [...]

Music Camp 2018 Comes to an End

A two-week music camp came to an end today at the Bliss Center for Performing Arts. The camp saw the participation of more than fifty music lovers who learned to [...]

Belize Makes Volleyball History Winning Silver Medal in Central American Championship

The national volleyball team scored a huge upset this week that brought both pride and glory to the nation. The force behind the team is the incredible Lupita Quan, who [...]

Update on Baby Jaguars at CONCACAF Girls Championship

In football news, the Belize National Under-fifteen Female Selection is presently in Bradenton, Florida where it is representing the Jewel in the CONCACAF Girls Championship.  The Baby Jaguars recorded their [...]

Vital Statistics Unit in Belize City Abruptly Closed; Several Persons Terminated

The offices of the Vital Statistics Unit in the city abruptly closed on Wednesday, interrupting the flow of services to persons applying for birth certificates and the registering of other [...]

Attorney General Responds to Choice Bank’s Lawsuit

The Government of Belize is headed to court, following a lawsuit that has since been filed by the now-shuttered Choice Bank Limited.  In an application submitted to the Supreme Court [...]

Elodio Aragon Jr. is Pro-ICJ

We are less than a year away from deciding whether or not the take the Belize/Guatemala Dispute to the International Court of Justice for resolution. On April tenth, 2019, the [...]

Peyrefitte for Port!!

Mike Peyrefitte’s candidacy for standard bearer in Port Loyola has been formally accepted by the United Democratic Party.  He is the second applicant to offer himself in a bid to [...]

Attorney General Takes on SATIIM on Maya Lands Registry

Late this afternoon, the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, SATIIM, issued a release critical of the government for being noticeably quiet on the issue of the Maya Lands Registry, [...]