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B.B.A. Wants Another Meeting With Transport Officials

Ewart Metzgen, the secretary for the Belize Bus Association, says the membership of the association wants its executives to meet once again with Transport officials to further discuss the way [...]

New Dairy Strategy Introduced to Improve the Dairy Industry in Belize

Belize has been producing milk and dairy products for decades now, but there’s never been a document that guides how the dairy industry can grow or become more productive, or [...]

Samples of New Beans Pest Sent Abroad for Lab Testing

As we reported last week, there’s a new pest that is affecting beans crop, but luckily, it is not a countrywide problem as far as is known. Today, Minister of [...]

Belize Zoo Plans its Fortieth Birthday But Needs Your Help

The Belize Zoo is turning forty in June of this year, and in keeping with the plans to celebrate that milestone, the facility is in need of your help. Director [...]

The Belize Zoo Spent A Great Part of A Donation on Cleaning Up and Rehabilitation

Poot explained that the Zoo had received a sizeable donation since the COVID pandemic, but that it was so much in the red that most of it went into balancing [...]

Setting the Stage for 8th Disaster Risk Reduction Platform in Latin America and the Caribbean

Annually, millions of people across the world are at risk of losing their lives and livelihoods, as a result of natural hazards, including hurricanes, floods, droughts, and earthquakes. According to [...]

Elderly San Ignacio Resident Wins $25k in Scratch & Win

An elderly resident of San Ignacio is the latest winner of twenty-five thousand dollars in Scratch and Win.  The ticket was purchased on Friday evening but was not redeemed until [...]

A Comprehensive Look at the Weekend’s Sporting Activities

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Isani Cayetano.  We kick things off tonight with a look at this weekend’s National Primary School Volleyball Championships where [...]

B.B.A. Has Issues with Transport Ministry’s Release; Plans Membership Meeting

The long-awaited press release that the Belize Bus Association had demanded the Ministry of Transport issue on Wednesday is out, but the B.B.A. says that the release contains a few [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Supports Unions on Increment Demands

April first is the deadline imposed by the unions for the return of annual increments to teachers and public officers.  But is it likely that the Briceño administration will acquiesce [...]

Is Pension Reform by April 1st a Realistic Expectation?

On Tuesday, Prime Minister John Briceño, in speaking with News Five, also broached the issue of pension reform which goes in tandem with increments for teachers and public officers.  According [...]

Security Guard Clings to Life Following Shooting in Orange Walk

An Orange Walk resident is tonight clinging to life at the Northern Medical Specialist Plaza after he was shot multiple times this morning just outside of his house on Cuello [...]

Investigation into Canaan SDA Teachers Concluding

An investigation into the male teacher from Canaan SDA High School who stands accused of predatory behavior against one of his female students is near completion. The Ministry of Education [...]

Will Public Officer Get Back Their Increments By April 1st?

Cabinet met on Thursday for a special meeting to discuss the 2023/2024 budget. A major point of discussion has been the joint union’s demand to have their increments unfrozen by [...]

Six STEAM Academies Planned for Belize

We also heard from the Minister of Education on the Inter-American Development Bank’s tour of the construction site of the Itz’at STEAM Academy in Belize City. The tour was held [...]

The 2023 National Primary School Volleyball Championships

The National Primary School Volleyball Championships were held today at the Orange Walk Multipurpose Complex, where twelve teams in male and female categories competed for bragging rights, medals and trophies [...]

Stay Tuned for 4 Other National Competitions

And while the national volleyball tournament is coming to an end, National Sports Coordinator Kaya Cattouse says that there are four other countrywide competitions that will be executed before the [...]

Kaya Cattouse is Ready for Cross Country 2023

While we were with the National Sports Coordinator, we also asked about her preparation for the 2023 Female Cross Country Cycling Classic.  The Belize City Councillor is also a professional [...]

CitCo and Rotaract Team Up for Love Park Upgrade

This morning in Belize City, Mayor Bernard Wagner, Freetown Area Representative Francis Fonseca and representatives of the Rotary and Rotaract clubs were present for the handing over of a play [...]

Gales Point Has Twenty-nine New Tour Guides

Twenty-nine residents of Gales Point Village are now tour guides after they have successfully completed a three-month course provided by the Belize Tourism Board. It was a rigorous course, according [...]

N.C.C.O. Funds Model Farm Renovations for ANRI

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, through the National Climate Change Office, on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement with the Agriculture and Natural Resources [...]

High School Barber Investing in His Future as a Businessman

Edward P. Yorke High School is recognized for producing top performing students in academics, but it’s not every day that you hear of students running a business simultaneously. Sabreena Daly [...]

Roaring Creek Teenager Murdered near Popular Swimming Location

Residents in Roaring Creek Village are still reeling from a deadly Wednesday afternoon attack that claimed the life of a high school student. On Wednesday afternoon, fifteen-year-old Dane Matute Junior [...]

Cpl. Arturo Leal Arraigned on Additional Traffic Charges

Back in December, thirty-two-year-old Corporal Arturo Leal was charged for driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  Today when he appeared in the lower court, the officer [...]

Tibruce Street Couple Busted for Drug Trafficking

Thirty-one-year-old Cobrado Lewis Cole, a construction worker, and twenty-nine-year-old Alicia Courtenay Tec, a babysitter, both of a Tibruce Street address, appeared unrepresented in the magistrate’s court today where they were [...]