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Guardian says Godfrey ready to challenge BTL

A headline story in today’s Guardian, citing evidence from an electronics manufacturer, claims that a newly formed telecommunications company plans to begin serving Belize in the new year. The opposition [...]

Pine Beetle will destroy forest reserve

More experts continue to confirm the devastating news that the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve will soon be little more than a desolate wasteland. At a meeting in Belmopan to [...]

Hydro plant has best year ever

The grey and rainy weather, which has plagued the country for the last week and much of the year, has not put all Belizeans in a somber mood. All that [...]

Palacio starts for Celtics

One man who’s got a lot to be thankful for this Christmas is Belizean-American Milton Palacio. Only recently signed by the Boston Celtics, Palacio got his first starting assignment last [...]

Jones to visit Belize

In other sports news it has been confirmed that Belizean-American track superstar Marion Jones, will be visiting Belize early in the new year. The National Sports Council is putting finishing [...]

IDB helps homeless shelter

Residents of Good Samaritan Homeless Shelter in Belize City stand to enjoy improved living conditions thanks to a donation of home furnishings from the Inter-American Development Bank. The gift forms [...]

Salvation Army feeds 600

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without the Salvation Army’s annual Christmas party and this year the community opened its heart…and purse…even wider than usual. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting Close to six [...]

Holiday traffic puts city in gridlock

Trying to choose a Christmas gift is difficult enough, but trying to do it amidst the worst traffic jams in Belize City history is a special challenge. Jacqueline Woods took [...]

Contract signed for tourism village

After a number of false starts a contract has finally been signed for the establishment of a tourism village at Belize City’s Fort Point. The agreement between the government, Tourism [...]

IDB helps social institutions

The Inter-American Development Bank has decided that Christmas is an appropriate time to reach out to the community. As part of IDB’s technical cooperation programme, five social institutions in the [...]

Belize now full member in SICA

Belize has officially become a full member of the Central American Integration System, SICA. At a brief ceremony earlier this month at SICA headquarters in El Salvador, Belize was welcomed [...]

Church groups hold party for Jesus

This Sunday, a group of Belizeans associated with a number of churches in Belize will be hosting a first of its kind birthday bashment. The party, of course, will be [...]

Wide selection of books for holiday gifts

There are three more days to go before Christmas and if you are still not sure what gifts to buy you might want to consider a book. Belizean authors and [...]

Child with cancer receives care in N.Y.

There is one Belizean family that will have no problem listing the blessings to be thankful for this Christmas. Jose Sanchez, reports. Maxine Gault, Belize Cancer Society of New York [...]

Free Zone bustles in Corozal

Once upon a time, if two Belizeans met in December in the supermarket, chances are it was San Francisco de Assis. And while plenty of our people can still be [...]

Truce called; football will resume

Football fans will have plenty to cheer about this weekend as intervention by the Minister of Sports has resulted in an agreement to resume play in the BFL. The decision [...]

“Sabe” arrested for theft

Melvin Sebastian Nunez, aka “Sabe” is behind bars tonight, having been charged with theft. The twenty-seven year old was picked up in connection with an incident on Friday on Barrack [...]

Belize City man killed in cycle accident

A Belize City man lost his life in a motorcycle accident shortly after 10 this morning. Jason Hemsley, nineteen, an employee of Texaco Belize Ltd. lost control of a Honda [...]

Venus taxi drivers back in business

On November seventh, the taxi men operating out of the Venus Bus terminal received notice that the stand had been sold and they needed to vacate immediately. However, the drivers [...]

BEL staff spreads Christmas cheer

For today at least, it seems that Santa Claus has replaced his elves and reindeers with the staff and vehicles of Belize Electricity Limited. In all the districts, BEL employees [...]

Godfrey Group helps at hospital

The spirit of Christmas did not occur only on the south side of Belize City. It travelled to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where the Glenn Godfrey group of companies [...]

City Council plans holiday entertainment

To help fill the air with holiday cheer the Belize City Council has several events planned for this weekend. The mayor, councilors and staff go caroling on Thursday evening and [...]

Green Reef will study grouper

Beginning next month an environmental group based in San Pedro will conduct detailed research on the Nassau Grouper. The study by Green Reef has become necessary due to the steady [...]

City seeks urban wildlife refuge

People who want to experience nature usually have to leave Belize City, but it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. Just a few hundred yards beyond the Faber’s Road [...]

Islands well on road to recovery

The horror of Hurricane Keith has largely receded in the frantic preparation for the holidays, but as Christmas approaches we decided to take one last look at how things are [...]