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Mealy bug control program continues

Although it was only detected in Belize City at the end of September, the Ministry of Agriculture believes the Pink Hibiscus Mealy Bug has quietly been munching on Belizean plants [...]

BACONGO report condemns Chalillo report

The continuing controversy over a proposed dam and hydroelectric facility at Chalillo on the Macal River is once again in the news. A release from BACONGO, an umbrella organization of [...]

Deputy P.M. in Trinidad for CARICOM Heads meeting

The Deputy Prime Minister Johnny Briceño is heading a delegation to the seventh special meeting of the Heads of Government of CARICOM in Trinidad. Discussions will center on issues which [...]

Junie Balls charged for having submachine gun

Three men, including former gang leader George “Junie Balls” McKenzie, were charged with possession of a prohibited firearm when a nine millimeter submachine gun was recovered during a police search [...]

IDB loan for hurricane shelters approved

While Hurricane Mitch may only be a bad memory for many Belizeans, one year ago, the threat of severe structural damage and possible loss of life was only too real. [...]

IDB offers internship as essay prize

A free computer and a good paying summer job sound too good to be true? If you are a college student and can put together a good essay, then those [...]

Evan X Hyde chairs U.C.B. Council

The publisher of the Amandala newspaper, Evan X Hyde has been elected Chairman of the University College of Belize Council. Hyde replaces Carlos Castillo, former Dean of the Corozal Community [...]

PACT gives conservation grants

Today in Belmopan the Protected Areas Conservation Trust presented grants totaling over one hundred thousand six hundred dollars to four more organizations to assist them in their fight to conserve [...]