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P.U.P. Celebrates 72nd Anniversary

Today, the People’s United Party is celebrating seventy-two years as a political organization in Belize. In a Facebook post, Prime Minister John Briceño reflected on the P.U.P.’s history saying “Our [...]

National Cyber Security Strategy towards a Secure Cyber Space

Technology is ever changing and the threats surrounding these technologies are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Our increasing dependency on internet-based platforms has opened doors to vulnerabilities and increased cyber threats. While [...]

Alleged Burglar Arrested and Charged for San Pedro Break-in

Twenty-four-year-old Erson Castaneda, a fisherman of Boca del Rio, San Pedro, has been arrested and charged for burglary after reportedly breaking into a business in San Pedrito on Monday night. [...]

B.C.C.I. Expo 2022 Award Winners Announced

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry today awarded its Belize Expo 2022 winners. Numerous awards were given in various categories, including best female entrepreneur, best overall booth, most creative [...]

C.D.B. Provides US$6 Million Loan for Belize’s Student Loan Program

The Caribbean Development Bank has issued a six million dollar loan to the Government of Belize for a student loan program that will assist as many as eight hundred learners, [...]

Improving Proposal Writing Skills to Access Climate Finance

Today in the conference room at the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, public and private sector stakeholders, including representatives from non-government organizations, and other associations [...]

Belize Delegation Prepared for COP27

This year’s United Nation’s Climate Change Conference, better known as COP27, is taking place in Egypt from November eighth to the eighteenth. A delegation from Belize will be heading for [...]

U.B. Hosts Fundraiser for NRM Graduate

Meet Dorian Enriquez… he is a 2021 graduate of the Natural Resource Management Program at the University of Belize. But even before he completed the bachelor’s program at the university, [...]

A Call for Help by the Family & Peers of Dorian Enriquez

 “A Call for Help” is shared on Emelita Pineda Enriquez’s Facebook page; that’s his mother. In the post, Dorian chronicles how his hands and arms tremble uncontrollably, that he is [...]

N.I.P. Pending for Driver in Deadly Sand Hill R.T.A.

The families of three men who lost their lives in a deadly head-on collision on the Philip Goldson Highway on Tuesday morning are still reeling from the tragic road traffic [...]

Adhering to Road Rules for the Safety of All Road Users

Tuesday’s triple fatality has brought into sharp focus issues of road safety and driving behaviours. Reports over the past few years would suggest that traffic fatalities are among the leading [...]

S.I.B. Report: G.D.P. Increased by 13.5% in Second Quarter

The Statistical Institute of Belize today held its third press conference for this year and presented G.D.P. estimates for the second quarter of 2022, as well as the consumer price [...]

Free Laptops for Excelsior Students from Ministry of Education

It’s one of four Belize City high schools that have been selected for the Education Upliftment Program dubbed Together We Rise. Students who attend the four institutions: Sadie Vernon, Excelsior, [...]

Government Seeks Funds to Help Rebuild St Mary’s School

At the start of the school year, parents of children attending Saint Mary’s Primary School were taken aback when they learned that they needed to make eleventh-hour arrangements to have [...]

MoE Still Engaged with St Luke’s to Settle with Aggrieved Teacher

Back in May, we watched a Facebook live post in dismay as Saint Luke Primary School teacher, Joanna Ysaguirre broke down in tears and shared what she felt was sheer [...]

Minister of Culture Says September Celebrations Went Well

The September celebrations this year returned to normalcy, or as close to what it was in pre-COVID times, and the Minister of Culture believes that Belizeans embraced it well. Minister [...]

Belize International Institute of Neuroscience Performing Advanced Brain Disorder Diagnosis Test

E.E.G. machines are used to test the electrical activity in the brain using small metal discs that are attached to the skull. Through the years, diagnostic technology has been commonly [...]

What’s Happening with the 2022 Census?

The 2022 census was launched earlier this year and since May, the Statistical Institute of Belize data collectors have been deployed across the country to gather pertinent information from all [...]

Challenge of Census: Finding People at Home

But there are many who claim that they have not been engaged so far by any data collector.  Now, in terms of population density, Belize District, specifically the city, has [...]

Responsible Pesticide Management for Sustainable Food System

Earlier this year, we’re reported on the death of a child who ingested a pesticide in the north, as well as a case of a water system in the south [...]

Students Gravitate to Ann-Marie’s Book on Women in Politics

She’s long moved on from news reporting, the National Women’s Commission and politics. In fact, Ann-Marie Williams lives in Guyana where she holds the post of Deputy Program Manager for [...]

Belizean Student in Jacksonville, Florida Brace for Hurricane Ian Impact

Hurricane Ian picked up strength overnight off the coast of West Florida. It made landfall near Cayo Costa, Florida this morning as a category four hurricane with maximum sustained winds [...]

Hurricane Ian Claims Two Lives in Cuba, Leaves Entire Country without Power

In Cuba, millions are left without electricity after Hurricane Ian made landfall there on Tuesday, with heavy rains and winds of up to one hundred and twenty-five miles per hour. [...]

The Importance of Media Literacy in the Digital Age

This afternoon at Anglican Cathedral College, students participated in a skit depicting the harmful effects of spreading fake news, libel and slander, as well as maligning other individuals in the [...]

3 Dead in Fatal RTA on the Philip Goldson Highway

Around eight-thirty this morning, news spread like wildfire of a fatal road traffic accident on the Philip Goldson Highway in the village of Sand Hill. As time passed, reports confirmed [...]