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Rare harpy Eagle nest found in Belize

The Harpy Eagle is the most powerful bird of prey in the Americas, but it is classed as “Near Threatened” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and as [...]

Dialysis Patients get a new qualified nurse at BHPL

Nurse Maria Ack: she has bonded over the years with dialysis patients at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited.  So much so that when she tendered her resignation because of working conditions [...]

Are tilapia’s causing a stench? Area Rep. and residents discuss issue

For months there have been reports that tilapia farms in Belize Rural North have been emanating an unpleasant odor. The farms were set up by the area representative, Edmund “Clear [...]

Castro responds to allegations of intimidation

So what about the allegations by the residents who said they didn’t want to appear on camera because they felt intimidated?  We asked Castro to respond to those concerns. Marion [...]

Healthy Living takes the Hype out of Hypertension

Hypertension is affecting a large percent of the population. It is caused by a sedentary lifestyle, aggravated by stress and other factors such as the foods we consume. But did [...]

Prime Minister heading to U.S. to resolve Carnival’s Cruise Tourism crisis

Tour operators are banking that a full blown crisis in cruise tourism may be averted when a delegation of tourism representatives, including the Prime Minister, meets with representatives of Carnival [...]

Tenders; two sides of the cruise tourism debate

The situation remains fluid for tender operators in cruise tourism. Late last week, two catamarans owned by a US company landed at the Blue Creek Port as part of a [...]

Institute of Marine Studies in solidarity with tourism locals

The Belize Shipping Agents Association has already said it objects to the takeover of the tendering operations by foreign interests. Today other organizations also say they are on the side [...]

Nicaraguan national, Sylvio Espinoza arraigned for Espat’s murder

In other news, four months after the murder of Carlos Espat, police picked up Nicaraguan National Sylvio Espinoza on Monday. Today he was arraigned for the Murder of forty-seven year [...]

Man over board; tourist gone missing off cruise ship

The body of a cruise ship visitor to Belize has still not been found. According to Margarita Sandini Tello, while aboard Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas in Belizean waters, [...]

Should foreign interests have a monopoly on tenders in cruise tourism?

Tonight’s question is: Should foreign interests be allowed to have monopoly on tenders in the tourism industry? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post [...]

Ministry of Sports investigates F.F.B.

The Football Federation of Belize (F.F.B.) is responsible for local football. Over the past decade, the man at the helm of the F.F.B., Doctor Bertie Chimilio has been challenged many [...]

Mark Gentle charged for shooting incident

A Belize City man, who was shot to the abdomen on the night of December twenty-seventh, lived to tell his story and has assisted police in their investigations. While twenty-eight [...]

Bus operators clash on the road and the street

In the courts, the tables have turned on Lopez Shuttle bus driver Paul Ferguson, who reported that another driver and conductor pulled weapons at him and threatened his life on [...]

P.M. speaks about Crime Control and Criminal Justice Act

This week, two known criminal attorneys, Dickie Bradley and Anthony Sylvestre raised concerns over the ramifications the recently passed amendments to the Crime Control and Criminal Justice Act will have [...]

Slam Poetry and writing workshops all part of Youth Voices

Youth Voices is a Belize City based initiative that will bring talented individuals together in a platform to showcase the power of words.  Slam poetry contests and writing workshops are [...]