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Official delegation to attend funeral for Hugo Chavez

Government confirmed today that Belize will send a delegation to attend the funeral of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez. That state funeral is scheduled for Friday morning, though there is still [...]

Adios to Costa Rican Coach Sherrier

The Football Federation of Belize held what it called an emergency press conference this morning to confirm what we reported on Wednesday. Leroy Sherrier-Lewis, the Costa Rican coach of the [...]

Charlie Slusher now interim national football team coach

When Coach Leroy Sherrier-Lewis departed on Wednesday, he left behind a letter for F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente. That letter was mostly warm wishes directed toward Vicente and the national team, [...]

No football prize money, but more football fields

While the big news was the status of national team coach Leroy Sherrier-Lewis and a new appointment for local football legend Charles Slusher, there was also some bad news to [...]

Drug plane took off from Spanish Lookout Airstrip

A U.S. registered plane landed without authorization in Venezuela on February twenty first. The men in the plane were identified as fifty-one year old Canadian citizen, Sawatzky David William, and [...]

Not guilty in murder trial; accused was home with mother

  After deliberating for four hours and a half, just after four this afternoon, the jury in the murder trial of Dwayne Evelyn returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty. [...]

Prison supervisor freed of drug charges

  A prison supervisor, who was accused of trying to smuggle marijuana inside the Kolbe Correctional Facility, today had no case to answer after the testimony of the officer who [...]

Suspension in sight? P.U.P. gives U.D.P. an F for midterm

The Government presented its budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 last Friday and debate takes place next week. Prime Minister Dean Barrow stated that the economy grew by five point three [...]

Meet Israeli Ambassador to Belize, Shmulik Bass

The Israeli Ambassador to Belize, Shmulik Bass, is in the jewel and he is bearing gifts. Since Monday, a five-day workshop, “Business Labs Focused on Cultural Enterprises,” has been ongoing [...]

World Culture Day at Horizon Academy

Culture was on display in many forms today at Horizon Academy at mile three on the Northern Highway. As a way to promote international culture day, the students were invited [...]

Ruta Maya canoe race across western Belize to Belize City

The annual Ruta Maya canoe race is hours away from beginning. Tonight in San Ignacio, the participants and Cayo residents are feasting at a cultural event. The race will start [...]

National female softball team wins bronze

While Ruta Maya is just getting off, the Belize National Women’s Softball Team returns to the jewel this Friday.  The team isn’t coming home empty-handed; it’s bringing a bronze medal [...]

Exhibit honors the works of women

This Friday is being set aside as International Women’s Day. The theme calls for the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls. All over the [...]

Check out the brand new ride at Belize Diesel

If you are looking for a new brand vehicle, there is one on the market that is likely to suit your image. The Toyota Rav-4 is now available from Belize [...]

Healthy Living’s options for birth control

Proper family planning is highly encouraged in today’s society. With a planned approach to building a family the well-being of children and parents are considered in the decision of how [...]