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Is Belize Really Prepared for an Ebola Outbreak?

On major international news agencies, the news today was about Ebola and how countries are preparing to deal with any eventuality. The virus has been detected close to the Jewel [...]

Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca Urges Preparation for Ebola

Ebola has captured the attention of the world, but what has caused real dread is the realization that a first world nation like the U.S. has been caught unprepared. And [...]

P.U.P. Goes Into the Chiquibul; Concerns of Plundering Come to Light

The People’s United Party over the weekend headed into the Chiquibul National Park, with a stop at the Caracol Archaeological Site. They were accompanied by members of the Belize Defence [...]

Recommendations Put Forward by Opposition on Chiquibul Crisis

With input from the rangers and front line personnel who took them out there, the P.U.P. also prepared a list of recommendations which Fonseca presented today.   Francis Fonseca, P.U.P. [...]

3 Days Later, No Sight of Eric ‘Bird’ Garcia

Friends and family of twenty-one-year-old Eric Garcia continued recovery efforts today off the coast of San Pedro in an attempt to retrieve his body from the Caribbean Sea.  Bird, as [...]

Do Guatemalans constructing at Hunting Caye pose no security threat to Belize?

And tonight’s question is: Do you believe that Guatemalans constructing at Hunting Caye pose no security threat to Belize? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

Belize National Coast Guard Unveils Development Strategy

The Belize Coast Guard held a press conference on Tuesday with a dual purpose – firstly to speak on the forward operating base in Hunting Caye, and secondly to provide [...]

Coast Guard Joins ‘Not In My City’ Campaign

The Coast Guard’s duties can be broken down into its military, law enforcement, and humanitarian functions. In fulfilling the law enforcement mandate, the unit has been deployed to assist the [...]

Massive Law Enforcement Effort Destroys Fifty-four Million Dollars in Marijuana

On Tuesday, the US Embassy, through its Office of Public Affairs, issued a press release in which it announced the discovery and destruction of marijuana with a street value of [...]

Minors and Adult Charged for Damaging ComPol’s Vehicle

Last Friday, a fight broke out on Pelican Street which is not too far from the home of the ComPol. In the scuffle, the ComPol’s vehicle that was parked in [...]

Robert’s Grove Rift Goes to Supreme Court

Two shareholders of Robert’s Groove of Placencia have been at war over the running of the company.  Today, the matter was heard in trial by Supreme Court Judge, Sonja Young. [...]

Former Peace Corps Volunteer Launches Memoir About British Honduras

Ted Cox is a former volunteer of the U.S. Peace Corp. He lived in Belize back in the seventies, but maintained contact with Belize over the years. Cox has now [...]

PM signs $67.5Million agreement with E.U. for poverty alleviation

A multimillion dollar agreement has been signed between the Government of Belize and the European Union for poverty alleviation in rural Belize.  On Friday in Washington, Prime Minister Dean Barrow [...]

PACT Awards Grant Funding, FCD Receives Lions Share

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust announced today that it is disbursing one point one million dollars in grants to various N.G.O.s.  The biggest beneficiary is Friends for Conservation which is [...]

Much Needed Assistance for Phillips Family

Six days ago, a house on McKenzie Lane in south side Belize City collapsed with a mother and her ten year old daughter inside. It is an unfortunate incident, but [...]

How to Design Mobile Apps in Belize

An interactive mobile application workshop will commence this weekend in Belize City. The workshop is the second of its kind being held by Belizean entrepreneur, Tiffany Simpson, who recently returned [...]