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US $20 million loan signed with IDB

It’s been in the pipeline almost since the winds of Hurricane Keith crossed the border into Mexico…but now it’s official. On Tuesday evening in Washington, D.C. Interamerican Development Bank president [...]

50 Cubans to help build houses

While wealthy international organisations will be asked to haul out their chequebooks, there is one neighbouring country that is offering hurricane relief, which may be more meaningful than cash. News [...]

New CEO for housing ministry

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Renewal has a new chief executive officer. She is Celine Cleland. Cleland succeeds Manuel Lopez of D.F.C., who reportedly had been seconded to housing [...]

Power fully restored to cayes

Belize Electricity Limited has declared victory in the battle to restore electricity in the wake of Hurricane Keith. In a release today BEL announced that as of November sixteenth, power [...]

Belizeans take gold in masters track and field

We are led to believe that the highest levels of sporting accomplishment are reserved for the young; that once you’re past twenty-five, it’s pretty much downhill. Well if you watched [...]

Hurricane relief run slated for Saturday

In addition to winning gold, this weekend Belizean athletes will be looking to raise some. On Saturday, the Belize Amateur Athletic Association road racing committee will be holding a relathon, [...]

Students march against drug abuse

Today was “Red Ribbon Day” at Wesley College. The entire staff and student body attended a church service at Wesley Methodist on Albert Street, followed by a parade through the [...]

Navidad computer virus infects Belize

Just as colds and flu seem to surface during Christmas, so too do computer viruses. The Navidad virus, which travels through email programmes, has existed for a year but it [...]

Thanksgiving dinner honours Sr. Cecilia

This afternoon the fifty residents of the Sister Cecilia home for the elderly in Belize City were treated to a special Thanksgiving dinner. The activity is held every year at [...]