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Fisherman injured, boat sunk in butane explosion

The sound reverberated like thunder through both sides of downtown Belize City Monday night and people rushed to the Swing Bridge like mosquitoes to a newly arrived tourist. It was [...]

Taiwan donates $400,000 for Keith relief

Their first donation to Belize’s hurricane relief effort, a hastily written cheque for twenty-thousand dollars, was simply the amount saved by canceling the embassy’s national day party scheduled for October [...]

State of emergency lifted

With recovery efforts proceeding well, Cabinet today decided to lift the state of emergency, which has been in effect since October fourth. This means that all remaining curfews have been [...]

Losses heavy, but farmers ready to rebound

Floodwaters in the north and west, while still well above normal, are slowly receding in most areas. But residents are keeping a watchful eye on the sky as more rain [...]

Grace offers food for hurricane victims

Until Belizean farmers get back to full production, much of the food consumed by hurricane victims will come out of tins. Today one of the nation’s biggest food importers made [...]

Arts council seeks band members

Christmas may be two months away, but already the Belize Arts Council is getting prepared for yet another entertaining season. Whether you know how to play an instrument or not, [...]