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Rice Farmers in Blue Creek upset about imported rice

The rice industry has been hit hard in the past three years. This year, growers in the south had to wait for months to finally be paid by the Belize [...]

Murdered Witnesses; and Murder to Manslaughter to Acquittal

The trial of a man who was accused of killing his cousin ended today. Mark “Pele” Vernon was initially charged for the brutal murder of seventeen year old David Alexander [...]

Hours in long lines at Mexico border; will bribery stop?

Many Belizeans travel across the border for weekend shopping and also to break their routines. But before Belizeans can reach popular destinations such as Plaza De Las Americas and Calderitas, [...]

Manslaughter Charge for Shooting at Sawmill

A Security Guard at the Gomez Saw Mill in Bladen Village was fatally shot on Monday evening. While forty-one year old Selvin Ramclam was shot once on the head, it [...]

Myrtle Palacio, New P.U.P. Secretary General

Early last week, major changes were announced to the executive of the People’s United Party. The big news was that Deputy Party leaders Mark Espat and Cordel Hyde were put [...]

1st Spelling Bee for Disability Week a Success

A number of activities are taking place this week to celebrate Disabilities Awareness Week. One of the key activities took place this morning at the Belize Elementary School auditorium where [...]

B.T.I.A. holds AGM and presents new initiatives for Belize

Tourism is one of the top foreign exchange earners for Belize’s economy. This year the industry remained steady in overnight visitors but in cruise ship, the figures have been going [...]

…But some negatives in Tourism Industry difficult to overcome

And since there wasn’t much bad news to report at today’s AGM, the focus was on the new marketing strategy… telling the story of Belize’s cultures and attractions through as [...]

3 launches of George Price: A Life Revealed

The first launch of George Price: A Life Revealed, the Authorized Biography by attorney Godfrey Smith is taking place this evening at the Price Centre in Belmopan. Remarks are by [...]

B.T.L. employee charged with knocking out 3 teeth of woman

Forty-five year old Bernard Bent, a senior employee of B.T.L., was charged with grievous harm and remanded to Hattieville Prison, after he was found guilty of beating up an acquaintance.  [...]

World Aids Day Activities spread knowledge of disease

The first case of HIV was documented in 1986 and some twenty- five years later, millions of people are affected by this disease across the world. In an effort to [...]

100 Students to be selected to visit planetarium

The Mexican Embassy earlier today launched an initiative targeting bright primary school students. The selected students are in for a special treat; they will get to spend a day across [...]

Hot Mama’s wins scorching award

For most Belizeans, no meal is complete if it’s not topped with hot sauce and luckily, there are several local brands to choose from. But one has bragging rights for [...]

Healthy Living speaks to National Resource Center for Inclusive Education

This week is dedicated to Disability Awareness. Many Belizean children like others worldwide struggle with intellectual disabilities, that puts them at a disadvantage in regular classroom settings. The sooner you [...]