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Taiwanese trade delegation visits Belize

A delegation of business men and women from the Republic of China on Taiwan is on an official visit to the country, with an eye to explore areas of greater [...]

Cayo students help out in Toledo

Students of Sacred Heart Junior College in San Ignacio this week delivered school supplies, sports equipment and teaching materials to close to two hundred primary students in rural Toledo. The [...]

Sadie Vernon High holds pageant

The Sadie Vernon High School in Belize City has gained a reputation over the years as an institution where young girls who just can’t make it at other schools come [...]

Citrus industry looks to better future

Alone among Belize’s big three agricultural commodities, citrus does not depend on any special trade preferences from Europe. And while times are not particularly good in the industry, orange and [...]

Women speak out against domestic violence…

It is a subject that often occupies a prominent place on this newscast: violence, all too often violence against women. But tonight’s lead story is not about a rape, murder [...]

…and hold candlelight vigil

In related news, the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women was observed today with ceremonies in Battlefield Park in Belize City. Following the programme, which included speeches and testimonials, [...]

Unions repeat call for GOB reforms

On Wednesday the Chamber of Commerce and National Trade Union Congress of Belize issued a press release challenging Government to institute a list of ten reforms or face the prospect [...]

Council on aging opens new office

The National Council on Aging today quietly made another major step toward the implementation of Belize’s national policy for older persons. During brief ceremonies in Belmopan, the Council inaugurated its [...]

Four busted for coke in Cayo

In crime news, four people have been arrested on drug charges in the Cayo District. The Anti Drug Unit, acting on information received, raided a house in Santa Elena town [...]

Palacio hits stride in Raptors win

Next to Marion Jones, he’s Belize’s best known ambassador to the world of big league professional sportsYand last night Milton Palacio represented the jewel in fine fashion. Setting the pace [...]

Top secondary students honoured

Despite recognized deficiencies in parts of our educational system statistics say that our secondary school students continue to improve. Today the best of those performers were honoured for their efforts. [...]

NICH loses its champion as Yasser bows out

We begin tonight’s newscast on the subject of culture. No, not another art exhibition, music competition or book launch…We’re talking about the politics of culture…and perhaps the culture of politics. [...]

Cabinet proposes severe borrowing limits

It looks more like a financial straight jacket than meaningful reform but Cabinet yesterday endorsed new legislation to severely limit its power to borrow money. A press release outlining elements [...]

Chamber & unions give ultimatum on new taxes

Not to be outdone, late this evening a joint release from the Chamber of Commerce and National Trade Union Congress weighed in on the subject of widespread tax increases being [...]

E.U. delays cut in sugar prices

In a bit of brighter news for Belmopan, the European Union has decided to delay the introduction of drastically reduced prices for Belizean sugar. The decision this week by the [...]

Nuns donate to Dangriga AIDS society

The Dangriga HIV/AIDS society has received a twenty thousand dollar donation. The cheque was presented to the society by Human Development Minister Sylvia Flores on behalf of Sister Denise Sauceville [...]

Training helps young Softballers

We’re not yet back to the glory days of the seventies but if the resurgence in Belizean softball is to be sustained it will only come with hard work. This [...]

Prosser says BTL purchase will be completed

Over the last few months of turmoil in the telecommunications industry, his silence has been deafening…but today Jeffrey Prosser, chairman of Innovative Communications Corporation, spoke out…or at least issued a [...]

Two injured in Stann Creek bus knockdown

Two children from the Stann Creek District have been seriously injured after they were hit by a bus. Nine year old Kendy Castellanos and thirteen year old Roni Sanchez were [...]

L.A. Consortium donates to AIDS programme

The Living with Hope Radiothon and Concert held in August was one of the biggest fund raising drives ever held to help persons living with HIV and AIDS. While the [...]

KHMH staff receives physiotherapy training

If you’ve ever been a hospital patient you know that at certain times, even the simplest physical movements can seem like climbing Victoria Peak. Hopefully, thanks to some new training [...]

Christian dancehall artists cut CD

They call themselves “Da Combo” and a duo of young men from the Cayo District have pooled their musical talents both to entertain and to inspire their audience. Caleb Ortega [...]

Aleida inspires with Red Cross Christmas cards

With Garifuna Settlement Day now behind us there is nothing standing between two hundred and seventy thousand Belizeans and that oh so special holiday of Christmas. This next story will [...]

Prosser leaves GOB holding US $57M debt

Details are still hard to come by tonight but one thing is confirmed: Jeffery Prosser has not paid the fifty seven million US dollars in loans due at the International [...]

5 months pregnant, woman shot to death

It’s about as disturbing as a crime scene can get…a young mother, her unborn child still in her womb, lying on the floor of her own house, blood pouring from [...]