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G.O.B. releases I.M.F. recommendations

The Ministry of Finance has released what it calls a preliminary report on the recently concluded I.M.F. Article Four Consultation. The document comes on the heels of a leaked version [...]

Tourist arrivals up by air, land, and sea

And while incumbent politicians and concerned citizens may be hoping for an economic miracle, the most likely candidate is the seemingly miraculous tourism industry. Latest statistics from the B.T.B. indicate [...]

Carnival judicial review adjourned indefinitely

But while cruise arrivals appear to be growing, the new Carnival port is still tied up in legal litigation. The Supreme Court hearing initiated by the Belize Tourism Industry Association, [...]

Tourism & agric sectors participate in HIV/AIDS workshops

This week the International Labour Organization and the U.S. Department of Labour HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme continued with presentations to the tourism and agriculture sectors. The workshop seeks to achieve [...]

NDACC releases startling stats on teen drug use

Last year some of us adults seemed a little sceptical when the National Drug Abuse Control Council released survey results that suggested a high percentage of our children are experimenting [...]

Ford offers conservation grants

If you work in conservation, there is twenty thousand Belize dollars up for grabs in the annual Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants. The 2005 edition of the competition [...]

Nurses celebrate contribution to Belize’s healthcare

They may not get the glory like the doctors, nor the level of compensation, but what would any of us do without nurses? In the hope that we will never [...]

Contestants ready for fun-filled Ms. Y pageant

It’s the grandmother of all pageants in Belize. No, we’re not talking about the Queen of the Bay, but the pageant which features real grandmothers: Ms. Y. And this year, [...]

C.E.T. students strut their stuff

Many schools hold open days, but the event at the Centre for Employment Training is not only a chance for students to show what they have done, but also impress [...]