Sarstoon travellers rebutt PM’s statements on excursion Sarstoon travellers rebutt PM’s statements on excursion
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Business Guatemala’s Boldness Caused by GOB’s Weakness, Says PUP!

Guatemala’s Boldness Caused by GOB’s Weakness, Says PUP!

The People’s United Party has roundly criticized the Government of Belize in the wake of Sunday’s incident in the Sarstoon between Belize Territorial Volunteers and Guatemalan military. They say that the foreign policy of the government is feeble, which has allowed the Guatemalans to gain ground and put our territorial […]

Crime 16 year-old boy shot in failed ambush attempt

16 year-old boy shot in failed ambush attempt

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter A 16-year-old boy, who was reportedly part of an attempted ambush attack, is in a critical but stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after the attempt failed. According to police, at around 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, the 16-year old and two older […]

Editorial

Editorial

Because of the good offices of the Organization of American States, which was present as a silent observer, the visit of a group of more than a hundred and fifty Belizeans to Sarstoon Island last Sunday ended in the safe return of the protesters. The mission to visit Sarstoon Islands […]

General

Rotary Gift of Life Program holds August clinics

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Rotary Club of Belize held the final session of its gift of Life paediatric cardiology clinics on Sunday at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH). The clinics, provide free cardiology (heart) checkups and treatments to children and youths, and also coordinate with hospitals in […]

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General / Health / Weekend News

Rotary Gift of Life Program holds August clinics

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Rotary Club of Belize held the final session of its gift of Life paediatric cardiology clinics on Sunday at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH). The clinics, provide free cardiology (heart) checkups and treatments to children and youths, and also coordinate with hospitals in […]

NICH wraps up summer art program with a puppet show
Art / Weekend News

NICH wraps up summer art program with a puppet show

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) brought a month-long summer arts program to a close this past week with a puppet show at the Bliss Center for Performing arts. The program, carried out by the Institute of Creative Arts (ICA) closed off with […]

Ahmadiyyah leader encourages his followers to make sacrifices to the comfort of others in distress
General / Religious / World

Ahmadiyyah leader encourages his followers to make sacrifices to the comfort of others in distress

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Ahmadiyyah World Leader His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, has encouraged his followers to be considerate and helpful to their fellow human beings. “According to the teachings of the Holy Qur’an, the love that a Muslim must adopt for humanity should be such that he […]

Education Minister says Ahmadiyyah Muslims’ model for peace is inspiration to Belize
General / Religious / Weekend News

Education Minister says Ahmadiyyah Muslims’ model for peace is inspiration to Belize

Belize’s Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, has said that the Ahmadiyyah Muslim community is an inspiration to Belize for its model on world peace, and thanked the community for that commendable effort. The Minister was speaking on the occasion of the 49th Annual International Conference of the Ahmadiyyah Muslim Association […]

Economy / General / Social / Weekend News

SIB to present latest data

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Statistical Institute of Belize is preparing to release its latest economic performance and estimate data. On Wednesday August 29, the SIB will launch the Second Quarter 2015 Gross Domestic Product estimates, July 2015 External Trade statistics (ETB), July 2015 Consumer Price Index/Inflation Rate statistics. […]

UNICEF releases last video in “Time Out” series
General / Social / Weekend News

UNICEF releases last video in “Time Out” series

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter This week the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released the final video in its “Time Out” series, which focuses on ending violence against children in Belize. The final video is the culmination of the first four in the series, highlighting the different forms of violence […]

Venezuelan Vice President visits Belize to discuss Venezuela/Guyana land conflict
Diplomatic Relations / General / Weekend News

Venezuelan Vice President visits Belize to discuss Venezuela/Guyana land conflict

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Making a brief stop in Belize on Friday was Venezuelan Vice President, Jorge Arreaza. The purpose of his visit was to meet with Prime Minister Dean Barrow to discuss the territorial dispute between Belize and Guyana. It was the wish and plan of the late […]

Ahmadiyyah Muslims worldwide gather in London England for 49th annual conference
General / Religious / Weekend News / World

Ahmadiyyah Muslims worldwide gather in London England for 49th annual conference

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Between 30,000 and 40,000 members of the Ahmadiyyah Muslim community from over 200 countries across the world are attending their annual conference or ‘Jalsa Salana’ in London England, where their association is headquartered. The purpose of the three-day event is to reinforce the mission of […]

BTB releases latest tourism stats
Tourism / Weekend News

BTB releases latest tourism stats

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter After months of showing overnight tourist arrival decreases, the industry is finally beginning, according to the Belize Tourism board. The Belize Tourism Board released the latest tourism arrival statistics on Friday. The data underscored that tourist arrivals for January to July have begun to show […]

16 year-old boy shot in failed ambush attempt
Crime / General / Weekend News

16 year-old boy shot in failed ambush attempt

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter A 16-year-old boy, who was reportedly part of an attempted ambush attack, is in a critical but stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after the attempt failed. According to police, at around 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, the 16-year old and two older […]