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Corozal District flooded by rains

There was no hurricane, but residents in the north of the country woke up to streets and even the floors of some homes under water. It can be called a [...]

Lack of drainage is the cause of flood damage

Several areas in Corozal Town including Port Saul and the Chula Vista Area experienced a rise in water levels of up to four feet. Corozal Town Mayor, Hilberto Campos, says [...]

Bond default may affect investment in Belize

Last week, the government published three restructuring scenarios for the 2029 Superbond. Those scenarios were followed up by an announcement that the government would not be able to pay the [...]

Chamber of Commerce meets with Bond Team

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, following a meeting with Ambassador of Economic Affairs Mark Espat, has issued a release in support of renegotiating the Superbond.  While the default [...]

Belizean car jacked on dangerous road in Mexico

Businessman Hiram Longsworth, an occasional auto dealer, was carjacked in Mexico on Monday by a trio of armed bandits in the State of Tamaulipas.  Longsworth, who occasionally visits family and [...]

Village Council member and Chairman at odds

We reported earlier in the week about the complaints coming from Crooked Tree Villagers regarding the lagoon’s fishing regulations. But that’s not the only battle the villagers are fighting. The [...]

Butane prices rocket

Almost a month ago the Ministry of Trade, Investment Promotion, Private Sector Development and Consumer Protection, announced a huge decrease in butane prices. The cost per hundred pound cylinder went [...]

University of Belize Solar Energy dream, a reality

In September of last year the construction for a clean energy solar generation system started in Belmopan. The project was funded by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), at a [...]

Coastal Zone series for professionals

A Stanford University doctoral candidate has been doing research in conservation practices in Belize for the past few years. During that time, Patrick Gallagher has worked with organizations such as [...]

U.S. National Parks experts meet with locals

Belize is internationally recognized for its conservation initiatives and vast protected areas. Today, a half day seminar organized by the United States Embassy, was held at the Radisson to discuss [...]

House of Culture and Museum exhibits kid art

Summer is slowly winding down and so are the many camps that sprung up two months ago. To culminate its summer activities, the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) [...]

Courts gives to customer

UNICOMER’s Courts Belize Limited is one of the country’s businesses that tries its best to give back to customers. Its recent promotion came in the form of two round trip [...]

Healthy Living feels the pinch of Appendicitis

The premature death of fourteen year old Marcella Smith on August eighth was devastating for her family. The cause was appendicitis, which can easily be confused with gastroenteritis.  As in [...]