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City’s Haley Thurton, O.W.’s Ricardo Umana Joint-Top of P.S.E.

Hummingbird Elementary of Belize City has consistently produced top scorers at the P.S.E.; but this year, students at the private primary school, over performed clinching five of the top ten [...]

Exam Chief’s Tough Talk: “We are Failing our Children”

But while the joy of the top twenty-five and other high scorers is unconfined, the overall picture of the results remains under par. The mean score for English dipped two [...]

Mark Seawell Challenges Government over Extradition Detention

Fourteen months ago, Mark Seawell was released from a decade of incarceration, six and a half years of which was under notice of extradition to the United States. Along with [...]

Garifuna Collective Represent Belize at WOMEX Celebration

The Garifuna Collective is making a huge comeback at WOMEX, that’s the World’s Music Expo held in Spain. Back in 2007, Andy Palacio won the prestigious award.  Well this year, [...]

N.C.F.C. Jumps into Debate on Charges for Minor, 13, over Firearm

Elwin Pitter, the minor who was shot by the police remains at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital recovering from injuries he sustained. Police maintain that the thirteen-year-old was shot because [...]

Macaw Poachers Detained in Chiquibul

Two Guatemalans were detained inside the Chiquibul Forest some four kilometres from the western border on Wednesday. Rangers attached to Friends of Conservation and Development came upon a group of [...]

1 Charged for Brints Security Gun Heist

Supervisor for security firm Brints Security, Jody Rhamdas, was ambushed and robbed of two black nine-millimeter pistols by three masked and armed men on Wednesday afternoon, June sixth. A first [...]

Caye Caulker Woman Out on Bail after Making Indecent Proposal to Minor

Thirty-one-year-old Maria Estrella Jimenez Ortega, a resident of Caye Caulker, was arraigned on May thirty-first in the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court for attempted trafficking in persons in relation to a [...]

13 Shelters Identified by City for Hurricane Season

On Thursday, we shared the City Emergency Management Organisation’s plans and preparation for the hurricane season. Also discussed was the issue of shelters across the City. According to CEMO, the [...]

New Council Tackling Manhole Covers

Covers for manholes? Mayor Bernard Wagner says yes. When he took up office in March, he also took up a contract, done under Darrel Bradley’s administration, to get the manholes [...]

Oscar Quiroz Races Omnium Event in Georgia

Twenty-four-year-old cyclist Oscar Quiroz departed the country on Thursday to compete in the fifth annual Healthy Newton Omnium. It’s a competitive cycling race being held in Newton County in Georgia, [...]

Ex-Lands Officer Says He was Forced Out of Department

Seven public officers from the Ministry of Natural Resources were terminated, according to a press release from the Ministry of Natural Resources last week. Additionally, the ministry made clear that [...]

Southern Regional Gets Medical Lab

The Southern Regional Hospital has a brand new lab.  The new facility was inaugurated on Thursday in Dangriga where the funders, PROBITAS, foundation that provides medical resources, training and funding [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Internet Marketing

The Small Business Development Center, a unit of BELTRAIDE, holds monthly workshops across the country to help businesses get acclimated to modern practices and initiatives. On Thursday, several businesses gathered [...]

Introducing Miss Universe Belize Delegates

Meet the delegates of the 2018 Miss Universe Belize. The eleven ladies were selected from a pool of thirty-two applicants following auditions, background and social media checks. The candidates will [...]