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Guatemalans harden stance in wake of border shooting

It has dominated the headlines of both countries’ national press: the fatal shooting of a Guatemalan civilian by Belizean troops, subsequent tension on the jungle covered border, tough words from [...]

“Junie Balls” appeals, tries to make bail

The announcement in today’s “Amandala” may have been premature. No, George “Junie Balls” McKenzie was not released on ten thousand dollars bail Thursday night, pending appeal of his conviction on [...]

Lions project will offer full eye care

Since 1992 the Lions Club has been providing eye care to Belizeans who simply cannot afford to go to private clinics. But traditionally, that care has not included major surgery. [...]

Bliss undergoes renovation; Children’s Festival still on

Belize City’s Bliss Institute is synonymous with the performing arts and under an agreement with Mexico, the seaside facility will soon be enlarged and renovated. This means that this year’s [...]

Cuban advisors to help with sports institute

In sports news three Cubans will be arriving in the country on Saturday. Eriberto Moreno, Francisco Hill and Juana Gonzalez will be consulting with local officials on the prospects for [...]

Twenty appointed to National AIDS Commission

It kills more Belizeans than traffic accidents and is in fact much easier to prevent. But that has not stopped the global AIDS epidemic from spreading across every continent and [...]

“Pandy Show” is a hit in Cayo

You won’t find him on the Disney Channel or the Cartoon Network…and he’s yet to make it on Channel Five. But that doesn’t stop Kent Pandy from being a giant [...]