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Carnival Valor and tourism dollars say goodbye

The tourism industry is in its low season so you would think that every visitor counts. But due to a major slippage at the Port today, thousands of visitors stayed [...]

IMF and the slow Belizean economy

It is now known how much, but needed foreign exchange was lost today when the visitors did not make it to shore. Well, a statement by the 2010 Article IV [...]

Live coverage of Centro Basket; OYE goes to Santo Domingo

The regional Centro Basket competition in Santo Domingo kicks off this coming Monday. All eyes will be on Belize’s national team that placed second at the COCABA games in Cancun. [...]

Belize versus Venezuela; hoop dreams at the City Center

The basketball team which is ranked at number twenty-three in the world by the International Federation of Sports, is in Belize tonight.  Venezuela’s national team is preparing right now for [...]

Is the National Basketball Team well trained for Centro Basket?

As we have reported, the Belize National Team is bound for the Dominican Republic for the Centro Basket games where it goes up against some of the best teams in [...]

Wanted Guatemalan busted in Belize

Local police made a major bust on Wednesday when they caught a Guatemalan national wanted by the Interpol for money laundering and drug trafficking charges. Fifty-three year Jose Anibal Hernandez [...]

Victim says she would recognize her attacker in a crowd of 1000

Also in court, a land surveyor accused in a 2009 robbery was found guilty and sentenced to five years in prison. What sealed twenty-three year old Lionel Baizar’s conviction was [...]

B.D.F. says cleared fields not made by Guats, but by Belizeans

There have recently been reports in the media that Guatemalans have once again encroached on Belizean soil and cleared vast areas of forests and reserves. It’s not an unusual occurrence, [...]

San Pedro group starts its own anti-oil drilling campaign

The call for a ban to oil drilling and exploration is picking up momentum. That was launched by the Belize Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage in the past weeks [...]

Papayas: the next cash crop?

It’s one of our non-traditional exports, but papaya production has been holding its own in recent times. Last year alone, Belize exported twenty-one point eight million dollars of the fruit [...]

Caye Caulker Lobster Fest back on track

The Caye Caulker Lobster Festival should was scheduled for last weekend. But Tropical Storm Alex changed those plans and the festivities had to be postponed on the day the crustacean [...]

Sports Council assists in broadcast of Centro Basket Games

As we reported earlier, before the National Basketball Team heads to the Dominican Republic to play in the Centro Basket Tournament, it has two games right at home against Venezuela’s [...]

Preparations underway for next Central American Games

Everyone is catching the basketball fever as the national team heads to Santo Domingo. But there are other games that Belize will be competing in very soon. The Central American [...]

Belize votes on location for next Central American Games

And though Belize and Nicaragua are the only two countries who haven’t hosted the games, this is the second time that Belize is hosting the meetings of the executive committee.  [...]

Healthy Living gets stressed out

It’s not contagious but it certainly does plague millions worldwide. In fact chances are someone around you is stressed out just about now. Stress is known as a mental and [...]