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Balancing Infrastructure Development & the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

With any development, there is a degree of damage to the environment, and tonight we bring you a story of an infrastructure development project in northern Belize that will see [...]

Ministry of Home Affairs Green Lights New Police Initiative

Earlier this week, the Belize Police Department introduced a new initiative in which it is seeking feedback from the general public, as well as the rank and file of the [...]

Police Ramp Up Presence During Christmas Season

Additional manpower has been deployed into the streets of Belize City and other parts of the country during the Christmas Season.  Annually, the police department ramps up its vigilance in [...]

Will Murder Stats Remain Lower in 2022?

2022 comes to an end in less than three weeks and the police department is working overtime to ensure that it maintains a lid on crime and violence going into [...]

Police Seeks Public Assistance in Cracking Double Murder Investigation

An arrest is yet to be made in a deadly Sunday afternoon shooting in Belize City that claimed the lives of Cleon Smith Junior and Kendale Ramirez.  Despite the mother [...]

Edward Cabanas Free From Jail After Four Years on Remand

Thirty-year-old Edward Cabanas is free from jail tonight after he was handed a suspended sentence on a remaining prison term.  Back in 2012, Cabanas stabbed his sibling three times in [...]

Mediator for A.S.R./B.S.I.- B.S.C.F.A. Impasse Facilitating Discussions

A.S.R./ B.S.I. and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association are still in negotiation over a revised Commercial Agreement. As we have reported, Julie- Ann Ellis Bradley has been hired as [...]

Students of Carmelita Government School Engage in Tilapia Farming

Carmelita Government School introduced its student body to a Tilapia farming project seven years ago, as part of an income-generating and money-saving venture for its feeding program. But the school [...]

Headline: Coming Soon: Honey from New Kind of Bee Imported from Israel

Belize produces one of the best quality honeys in the region, extracted from honeycombs created by the Africanized bees. But because the bees can be deadly to human and animal [...]

If You Come Across an Africanized Bees Nest, Call the Ministry of Agriculture

But what about the Africanized bees – they’ve been giving us pure, natural honey in clear and dark colours, depending on the types of flowering plants that the bees feed [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Donates to Hurricane Relief in Caribbean Shores

This afternoon, the Taiwanese Embassy made a donation to the Caribbean Shores constituency as part of an ongoing hurricane relief effort.  Ambassador David Kuan-Chou Chien was on hand to present [...]

Kareem Musa Donates to Belize Basketball Federation

This afternoon, Minister Kareem Musa was also able to make a donation of basketball tennis shoes to the president of the Belize Basketball Federation’s junior national team.  The donation of [...]

B.C.C.I. Holds Stance that it Voted At NEAC Meeting on Port Project, Contrary to D.O.E. Claim

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, B.C.C.I., says that contrary to a press release by the Department of the Environment, D.O.E., it did vote at a meeting held by [...]

M.I.D.H. to Replace BelCan and Swing Bridge in Belize City

The Government of Belize is seeking funding through the Kuwait Fund and the OPEC Fund for International Development to replace two bridges in Belize City. According to Evondale Moody, BelCan [...]

Haulover Bridge Replacement Project Less Than a Year from Completion

The Haulover Bridge Replacement Project is thirteen months into construction. The project is expected to be completed by October 2023. The cost of the new bridge is just under forty [...]

Crooked Tree Road to Get Upgrade from G.O.B. Emergency Funds

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development is also preparing to upgrade the Crook Tree Road. Just over two miles of the roadway from the Phillip Goldson Highway will be elevated shortly. [...]

Made in Belize: Tec Tees and Rossy’s Shoes Takes the Spotlight

When we think of made in Belize products, our thoughts may instantly go to Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods Limited or Belikin Beer. But did you know that high quality garments, [...]

Carmelita Government School Offers Sewing Program to the Unemployed

Sometimes we hear of seasonal projects that teach people different skill sets in order to prepare to become self-employed. The Carmelita Government School is doing its part to prepare people [...]

Carmelita Government School Offers Free Art Classes to Students

Carmelita Government School is also offering classes for its students who like to paint and want to learn more about the applications in basic artwork. With the knowledge gained from [...]

U.S. Ambassador on Strengthening Bilateral Relationship with Belize

Soon after her arrival in Belize on December second, Ambassador Michelle Kwan met with Belize’s Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay. She says that the initial meeting was to discuss strengthening bilateral [...]

U.S. Embassy Host Candlelight Vigil to Observe 16 Days of Activism

On Wednesday evening, in observance of the sixteen days of activism against gender-based violence, newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Michelle Kwan presided over a candlelight vigil to honor survivors of abuse [...]

Salvation Army Host Children’s Christmas Dinner 2022

Salvation Army Belize held its annual children’s Christmas dinner inside the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall in Belize City. Over six hundred children from four schools gathered inside the hall for [...]

Salvation Army Launches Red Kettle Appeal

Salvation Army Belize has also launched its annual red kettle appeal. Salvation Army volunteers will be stationed at various locations across the country with a bell in hand and that [...]