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Prince William Grinds Cacao on First Tour

Due to a protest staged on Friday by some villagers from Indian Creek, there was a last minute change over the weekend to the royal itinerary. Another cacao farm was [...]

Royal Couple Dances in Hopkins, Delights Crowd

And after their trip to the cacao farm, the royal couple made their way to the coastal village of Hopkins. They were treated to a true cultural experience by villagers [...]

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Caracol

This morning, in the dense jungles of the Cayo District, the royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton, visited Caracol. It’s one of several stops during an official trip to [...]

Belizean Chef Planning Meals fit for a Duke and Duchess

Renowned Belizean Chef, Sean Kuylen is bringing his passion for authentic Belizean culture and cuisine to the royals. Chef Kuylen will be the head chef during their Royal Highnesses the [...]

Chef Sean Whipping Up Belizean Specials for Royal Visit

And, well known local chef, Sean Kuylen, will be working his magic to the treat the royal couple to a one of a kind culinary and cultural experience during their [...]

A Preview of Womxn in Art 22

It is returning to the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts with an official opening on Friday, March eighteenth. But, Womxn in Art 22 is pooling together the works of [...]

On The Bright Side of Marimba: The First all-female band

Where the Belize border meets Guatemala, the town of Benque Viejo Del Carmen is using traditional music to create wider inclusion and encourage young women to make their contributions to [...]

Lamanai Put on World Monuments Watch

The World Monuments Fund has announced that the Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and its wider Cultural Landscape has been named to the 2022 World Monuments Watch. This is a selection of [...]

The Mighty Lord Rhaburn Turns 86

Belize’s musical legend, the Mighty Lord Rhaburn celebrated his eighty-sixth birthday on Thursday. It’s quite an achievement for an artist who has spent the better part of seven decades as [...]

Belizean Painter’s Portrait Catches Attention of the Prime Minister of Barbados

Earlier this week, we brought you the story of Belizean painter, Alex Sanker and his depiction of the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Motley. Sanker was doing the painting live [...]

Belizean Painter Inspired by Prime Minister of Barbados

Belizean painter Alex Sanker is on the island of Ambergris Caye painting a special piece in honor of Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados. The painting is inspired by [...]

Food Hub and Music Studios Also Getting Tourism Funds

And, there will also be funds for some culinary and cultural projects. The establishment of a food hub on Mahogany Street in Belize City and construction of two music studios [...]

Super Furia Named “Band of the Year”

The Super Furia band has been in existence for decades. It is well known for its energetic and captivating live performances, both among party goers and in family settings. However, [...]

Hubee Alvarez Released “Life Part 2”

Tonight, we leave you with a highlight of another Belizean talent spreading a message of positivity and peace through music. Huston “Hubee” Alvarez and his talented crew have released the [...]

Kriol Cultural Icon, Myrna Manzanares Laid to Rest

The funeral service for the late Myrna Manzanares was held today in Belize City. The late Kriol Culture icon died on December twenty-first after suffering a stroke from which she [...]

Patrick Faber: Myrna Manzanares Deserved Official Funeral

While the funeral for the cultural icon Myrna Manzanares was attended by government officials, including Governor General Froyla T’zalam, it was not one that had all the pomp and circumstance [...]

Gales Point Villagers Came Out En Masse for Myrna

While the Leader of the Opposition, Patrick Faber thinks the state ought to have given Myrna Manzanares an official funeral for her contributions to the Kriol culture, this afternoon, Gales [...]

“Spirit of Kriol Kulcha” Myrna Manzanares Passes

We reported on Monday that Creole culture advocate Myrna Manzanares was critically ill in the K.H.M.H. Intensive Care Unit. Manzanares passed away shortly before two this morning, never waking up [...]

Preserving the Legacy of the Women Devoted to Preserving Her Culture

Now, with the passing of such a key person in the preservation of Kriol culture, Udz says there now has to be an effort to also preserve the legacy of [...]

A Book on Belizean Women in Politics, by Annmarie

Former News Five journalist and public policy advisor, Annmarie Williams has published a book on women in politics in Belize. The piece entitled “Political Women in Red & Blue” is [...]

The Book is a Tool That Can Be Used in Many Disciplines across Belize

Williams says the book is a helpful tool for people who want to learn more about the history of women in Belizean politics, or who want to reclaim the stories [...]

Kriol Icon Critically Ill

Belizean writer and advocate of the Creole culture, Myrna Manzanares lies critically ill in the Intensive Care Unit of the K.H.M.H.  Reports are that she suffered what doctors believe was [...]

Kriol Council on Myrna Manzanares’ Contribution to Culture

Garvin says that a CT scan was performed on Manzanares today, the result of which she now awaits.  While the other members of the council hope for the best, Garvin [...]

Library Week Goes Virtual

The Belize National Library Service and Information System invites the public to celebrate Library Week. The theme is Belize Libraries: Transforming, Enriching and Uplifting Communities Since 1935. The week is [...]

Belmopan Artists Volunteering Their Time to Beautiful Belmopan

A group of artists from Belmopan and surrounding areas have teamed up to share their talent with the community voluntarily.   Raquel Rodriguez, Artist “The artists in Belmopan and I [...]