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Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary surveyed for sale

The Belize Barrier Reef System has been placed on the UNESCO Danger List. This follows an evaluation by UNESCO which found that the government appeared to be managing mangrove islands [...]

World Heritage rep explains why reef is on danger list

When the reef was accepted as a world heritage site in 1996 there were sporadic commercial developments on cayes within the site. But thirteen years later the expansion and dredging [...]

City engineer gets marching orders

The City Engineer for the Belize City Council was unceremoniously fired today. Robert Allen received his marching orders that simply stated that in accordance with section two-nine-seven of the Labor [...]

K.H.M.H. board fails to show up to meeting with union

The standoff between Belize Medical and Dental Union and the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Board ran into another snag today. That is because a meeting scheduled for this afternoon did [...]

BCB Holdings Ltd. gets new board director

But in another boardroom, BCB Holdings Limited has announced a new director to its board. Effective today, sixty-eight year old Wendell Mottley from Trinidad and Tobago, joins the Board as [...]

Health officials control spread of dengue

The swine flu scare recently had many Belizeans inattentive to illnesses that are literally brewing in our back yards. But there are several reports in different parts of Belize City [...]

Former youth ambassador in trouble for sticky fingers

And he is a former Ambassador who had no diplomatic immunities. Today, the Youth for the Future Ambassador was taken to the Magistrate Court where he pleaded guilty to charges [...]

Former employee charged with theft of company vehicles

Also in the courts, a former employee of Capital Auto Rental was charged with the theft of two vehicles that were subsequently recovered in Mexico where they had been sold. [...]

Brother steals brother’s laptop and cash

A man was sentenced in court today after pleading guilty to stealing from his own brother. Twenty-six year old Ronny Pollard was charged with Burglary and two counts of Handling [...]

Market vendors dislike relocation

We reported on Tuesday night that the Belize City Council is relocating vendors from the Queen’s Square market and moving them to the Pound Yard Bridge area. The Pound Yard [...]

Hotel donates to financially strapped children’s home

When we last heard from the Liberty Foundation, their financial situation was not looking too healthy. Well, there is some positive development for the children’s home as their plea for [...]

Bus company driven to give university scholarships

Galen University opened its doors in 2003 with fourteen students and since then, its student body has grown to three hundred and ten students. Prospective as well as current students [...]

Ousted Honduran president delays trip home

And in Honduras, the tension escalates with demonstrations for and against the ousted President Jose Manuel Zelaya. Zelaya was to return to Tegucigalpa today but that changed late Tuesday night [...]