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Tourism Police Unit and B.T.B. Partners in Training

Members of the Tourism Police Unit have been training with a self-defense tactic instructor for the past two weeks. These officers operate within major tourist destinations across Belize. They must [...]

Belize Network of NGO’s Concerned over Beach Erosion

The Belize Network of N.G.O.’s says it is concerned about the effects that our fossil fuel-driven planet has had on the climate crisis, particularly as it has been demonstrated along [...]

B.N.N. Concerned Over Community’s Response to Beach Erosion

Dr. Kay says the B.N.N. empathizes with the residents of Placencia, Seine Bight and Monkey River who channeled their efforts and resources to take physical action to the crisis. But, [...]

Bureau of Standards to Develop Standards for Nine Market Products

Last evening, we shared the Bureau of Standards’ new goals as it celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. Aside from focusing on offering its laboratory services to companies in the private sector [...]

Standards on Goods Are Based on High Demands

Orellano explained that the standardization of goods and services are based on recognized international best practices and the importance to do things consistently in accordance with technical requirements.   Lloyd [...]

How Accurate is the Measuring Instrument Used to Serve You

A big part of what the Bureau of Standards does is to calibrate a lot of the instruments that are used to determine a certain gauge or measurement in the [...]

N.G.O.s Call for Collective Response against Domestic and Sexual Violence

Non-government organizations have called for a collective response against domestic and sexual violence. The move follows recent reports of domestic assault primarily upon women. To this end, the Belize Network [...]

B.N.N. Will Call for Legislative Changes to Aggressively Tackle Domestic Violence

Saunders informed that the N.G.O.s will actively seek amendments to current legislation on domestic violence that will more effectively tackle the problem and address it from a holistic point of [...]

B.H.S. Hosts Fourth Robotics Competition

Belize High School held its fourth robotics competition at its compound in Belize City. This year’s competition saw the participation of seven teams that were tasked with various degrees of [...]

Trade Winds 2022 Comes to a Close

Trade Winds 2022 officially came to a close today. A ceremony was held at Price Barracks in Ladyville to mark the culmination of the two-week exercise. Officers from twenty-two countries [...]

M.O.H.W. Speaks on COVID Clusters in Schools

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is making certain safety recommendations to schools in light of the increase in COVID-19 cases. The ministry is not recommending that schools close for [...]

Double Head Cabbage Village Chairman’s Warehouse Set on Fire

On Monday, we featured the newly elected chairman of Double Head Cabbage Village, Roman McCulloch, after an independent slate led by him won the village council election. Well, tonight he [...]

Chell Sisters, Attorneys-at-law, From Orange Walk

A promising young attorney from Orange Walk Town was called to the bar this morning. The brief ceremony was held virtually due to COVID-19 protocols.  Nonetheless, Dovini Chell’s entire family [...]

Industrial Zone

This week, Sabreena looks at a positive alternative to crime and violence amid the scourge that has gripped the Old Capital. She visited a group of young men and women [...]

Omicron BA.2 Confirmed as Dominant Strain in Belize

Belize is facing a new wave of COVID-19 infections and the ministry is stepping up its surveillance efforts. As of Wednesday evening, over six hundred active COVID-19 cases were being [...]

Social Events Still Permitted, No New Measures

In less than seven days, the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds in Belmopan is expected to draw a multitude of visitors from across the country for three days of [...]

All Clear for Water in San Vicente

San Vicente residents now have safe potable water to use. Dr. Diaz-Musa confirmed that health inspectors visited the community and have given the all clear.   Dr. Melissa Diaz-Musa, Director [...]

How Severe is the Effects of Omicron BA.2 Strain?

One of the most important questions on the minds of Belizeans at this time has to do with the severity of the Omicron BA.2 variant. To get some insight on [...]

Dr. Cuellar to Event Planner: “Go Ahead and Plan”

Dr. Cuellar also chimed in on the matter of public events. He, too, is not against these events being hosted. Dr. Cuellar is of the view that the economy must [...]

Dr. Cuellar Encourages Vaccines and Booster as Personal Protection

Dr. Cuellar also recommended that more Belizeans take advantage of vaccines and booster shots. While there is an expectation that COVID-19 cases will increase over the weeks to come, Dr. [...]

B.N.T.U. Comes Out Against Bullying and Abuse of Teachers

Hard on the heels of a statement issued by the Belize National Teachers Union on Wednesday, a press conference was held this morning to address the issue involving Joanna Ysaguirre. [...]

“Joanna Ysaguirre was Well Within Her Rights” – B.N.T.U.

According to General Secretary Keisha Smith, the teacher was well within her right to seek the counsel of an attorney to guide her on the steps that needed to be [...]

B.N.T.U. to Work With Methodist Management to Investigate Claims

The B.N.T.U. has pledged to work closely with the management of the Methodist schools to get to the bottom of the situation. Senator Smith says that if the zero tolerance [...]

Learning Financial Literacy for the Future

Financial Literacy is defined as the ability to understand and use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. At the primary school level, there are basic financial [...]

Consultation on Fisheries Amendment Yields Compromises

Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, Andre Perez has been meeting with fishing communities across the country to hear their concerns on the new Fisheries Act amendment which seeks [...]