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Price honoured as National Hero

Like any long time public figure, George Price has no shortage of political enemies. But even his most diehard detractors could not deny that he has been the dominant Belizean [...]

Mexican Defence Minister visits on Friday

A number of foreign countries were represented at Tuesday night’s ceremony and many more diplomats arrived today to help celebrate Belize’s independence. One special visitor who will not arrive until [...]

Escaped convict captured in Corozal

Shortly after inmate John Bartley escaped from the Hattieville prison in July, the convicted burglar called the Department of Corrections to negotiate the terms of his return. The authorities did [...]

Louisiana Belizeans donate to KHMH

Many groups make charitable donations to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, but few gifts have more personal meaning than the one that was presented this afternoon by the Belizean community [...]

Japan donates to three institutions

Today, the government of Japan donated over U.S. $204,000 to three local institutions. The Belize Audubon Society received $82,000, Chapel School in Orange Walk Town $69,000 and Big Falls School [...]

NDACC urges drivers to stay sober

The downside of holiday celebrations is that they are often accompanied by major alcohol induced traffic accidents. In an effort to reduce the carnage on the nation’s roads one organisation [...]

Culture Village educates students

It’s called the Culture Village and while rain soaked grounds at the old Belize Technical College forced a change in venue to Memorial Park, the message remained unchanged. Jose Sanchez, [...]

Jump up will be free to public

The climactic event of the September Celebrations is the all day jump up held on Independence Day. This year the venue for the street party has been moved to the [...]

History lives: Independence 1981

We won’t know for sure until the release of the latest census figures, but official estimates indicate that at least half of Belize’s current population was not yet born on [...]