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Top students in CSEC and CAPE awarded

Well over a hundred students were beaming with pride today for scoring the highest marks at the regional exams known as CAPE and CSEC, formerly known as CXC.  The scores [...]

Bank zeros in on Luke Espat

The government is working on measures to bailout the sugar industry, and is also offering a grant to small growers in the citrus industry. But the signs of a bad [...]

Grant for Small Citrus Growers who suffered Hurricane Richard

As we have reported, the Belize Sugar Industry is getting a bailout loan of ten million dollars plus an additional million dollar grant from the government. In the south, the [...]

Traveller’s Liquors. That’s what Canadians are talking about

A local product is breaking into the Canadian market and chances are, most adults may have had a shot at it. Traveller’s Liquors exported its first container of an assortment [...]

Activists take to the streets against gender-based violence

The Women’s Department, the National Committee for Families and Children and others are waging war against gender-based violence. Today they took their message to the streets as they kicked off [...]

Twin Towns get their own House of Culture

The twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena now have a facility to promote cultural activities. On Thursday, a House of Culture was officially inaugurated for use by artists [...]

Port Loyola Library gets upgraded

The Rotary Sunrise for the past few years has undertaken a project to upgrade the Port Loyola Library. Students from schools on the Southside use the library for afterschool and [...]

Get in harmony with the Earth on the Locomotive of Freedom

Forward the Revolution; that’s a group of four free spirited individuals who have embarked on a journey with a purpose. Raphael Fellmer, Benjamin Lesage, Camille Goguey and Nieves Palmer left [...]

Miss Belize Live on Five at the Bliss

The dream of one beauty will be fulfilled on Saturday night. Ten vivacious and gorgeous young women are competing to win the title of the first Queen of the Jewel, [...]

PUP and UDP agree to bail out Sugar industry with $10 Million

There was a special sitting today and there was genuine progress in the House of Representatives. All members of the Peoples United Party and the government agreed on a loan [...]

But there is still one more hurdle to overcome in Sugar Industry

The House met in special sitting today to approve a sugar loan to the cane farmers. The ten million dollar loan is for five years including a grace period on [...]

PM says ‘Clear the Land’ Castro fired because of land transaction

On Wednesday the Prime Minister announced that the high profile Minister of State in the Ministry of Works, Edmund ‘Clear the Land’ Castro was fired from his post.  There were [...]

Should Moshe Levi Ben David remain as Belize’s Ambassador of Music?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think that Moshe Levi Ben David, formerly known as Shyne, should remain as Belize’s Ambassador of Music? Send your comments and responses using your SMART [...]

PM speaks about immigration and visa scandal

We have been following the trail of human trafficking across the globe and have found gaping holes in the issuance of visas by the Ministry of Immigration.  There are incidences [...]

Chief Justice candidates narrowed down, but who will choose?

Prime Minister Dean Barrow also responded to a question about the appointment of a new Chief Justice to replace Abdulai Conteh who left at the end of September. According to [...]

PM says new albums will help Music Ambassador promote Belize

Moshe Levi Ben David, formerly known as Shyne, has been making international news following his conversion to Judaism and the release of his second album. As you know, when he [...]

Kendis Flowers brutalized by police

Eighteen year old Kendis Flowers has just been released from police custody. He was detained as a suspect in the homicide earlier this year of a gang leader who was [...]

Corporal Emelio Patt charged with Aggravated Assault

On Wednesday night, we reported that the former Officer in Charge of Burrell Boom police, Corporal Emelio Patt was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Dangerous Weapon for allegedly drawing [...]

3 brothers and a friend busted with gun and ammunition

Three siblings and a minor were arraigned this afternoon in Magistrate’s Court for possession of a homemade shotgun and unlicensed ammunition.  Twenty-two year old Charles Neal, eighteen year old Shane [...]

Basket weaving goes national

Basket weaving is a form of art; it requires creativity and particular skills. It is craft that the women of southern Belize rely on to generate income and employment. They [...]

16 days of activism against gender-based violence

Friday marks the beginning of sixteen days of activism against gender-based violence.  In our Belizean society both men and women are victims of physical and sexual abuse.  The statistics however, [...]

Program feeds the belly and nurtures the mind of hungry youths

Meet Marie Godoy, she is the coordinator of a special feeding program in the City. She provides for almost forty children that drop in to secure at least one good [...]

Healthy Living takes a look at cold sores, aka herpes

Cold sores usually appear on the lips and are triggered by two types of viruses. While they are extremely contagious they are not dangerous. In this week’s edition of Healthy [...]

Fired! P.M. clears out Edmund “Clear the Land’ Castro

Edmund ‘Clear the Land’ Castro has been cleared, clean out of his portfolio today.  It is not exactly clear what Castro did to so peeve the Prime Minister that he [...]

Central prison attacked in 2 shooting incidents in one night

There was an exchange of gunfire at the Hattieville Prison on Tuesday night.  Twice gunmen opened fire at prison officers in the dead of the night. No one was hurt [...]