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FECTAB: We Will Not Be Moved to Marion Jones

The Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize, FECTAB, is at odds once again with the Belize Tourism Board; this time over a proposal to remove tour operators from the [...]

FECTAB Predicted Shortcomings of Cruise Tourism Industry

FECTAB President, Yhony Rosado broke down how the move has personally affected him and other tour operators, saying that the small tour operators predicted that their fate would be hanging [...]

CitCo to Shelf Proposal until Further Consultations

As we said, Thursday’s press conference was postponed at the request of the City Council because of the outcry by the tour operators. Today, Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold attended the [...]

Does B.T.B. Have the Best Interest of Small Tour Operators?

FECTAB says that the B.T.B. is appeasing Carnival Cruise Lines at the detriment of the small tour operators and tour guides posted outside of FSTV. According to the umbrella organization, [...]

CEMO Meets to Look at Approaching Weather System

A weather system is looming near Honduras and it is expected that it will become a tropical depression as it passes near Belize over the weekend.  The City Emergency Management [...]

Flood Prone Areas are Identified in the Belize District and the Old Capital

According to Al Westby, Central Regional Coordinator for NEMO, district coordinators have been asked to identify flood prone areas within their respective communities.  River monitors have also been called in [...]

Stevedores and Port Management to Resume Discussions on October Tenth

Will cooler heads prevail between waterfront workers and the management of Port of Belize Limited, as the twenty-one day notice for industrial action inches closer?  Both parties are yet to [...]

Graham Creek Village Forgotten and Neglected?

This week, we showed you the story of Graham Creek Government School, where the commitment of two dedicated teachers to the teaching profession has inspired many across the country. The [...]

MOE Knows About Graham Creek Teachers’ Hardship

The arduous journey that teachers of Graham Creek Government School embark upon in order to carry out their responsibility of teaching children in one of Belize’s most southern villages continues [...]

MOE to Intervene in Claver College Troubles

Some sixty-five students at Saint Peter Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda are demanding that the nine teachers who were terminated by the school’s board be reinstated. The students staged [...]

13 Inmates Successfully Sit P.S.E.

Thirteen inmates of the Belize Central prison today proudly received their certificate of recognition for successfully sitting the Primary School Examinations. Another fifty-six inmates also received recognition for completing training [...]

Fire Destroys Small Home on Jimmy Dyer Street

A fire in vicinity of Faber’s Road on Thursday night completely destroyed a small wooden structure reportedly occupied by an elderly couple.  The blaze happened on Jimmy Dyer Street sometime [...]

OW Police Looking for Juan Quintero

Twenty-eight-year-old Orange Walk resident Juan “Canikas” Quintero is wanted by police. Quintero is a known affiliate of the Back-A-Town Crips gang and from what we understand, he is on the [...]

State of Emergency Affected Tour Operators in the City

The state of emergency on two south side neighbourhoods has expired and as you heard on Thursday night, several persons caught in the dragnet complained of being unlawfully detained. But [...]

Costa Rica Minister Says the Region Must Preserve its Forests to Tackle Climate Change

This week, we bring you another story about the Global Climate Action Summit held two weeks ago. At that summit, a number of cities, businesses and organizations made commitments in [...]

The Mayan Art of Making Chocolate

Situated in San Ignacio Town, Ajaw Chocolate and Crafts attracts thousands of visitors every year, but the family owned and operated company is struggling to get its name out there. [...]

Tea Party at HelpAge

The Help Age Belize District Branch held its annual Tea Party for over one hundred and fifty seniors today in Belize City. This week the organization is observing older persons [...]