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Business CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children

CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize City Council hosted a breakfast and entertainment session for Belizean and Guatemalan children at the BTL park on Wednesday morning. It is a part of continued efforts to further strengthen diplomatic relations between both countries, in the face of the long standing […]

Crime

First Caribbean Bank, San Cas Plaza, robbed

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter First Caribbean Bank at the San Cas Plaza near the northern entrance of Belize City was held up at gunpoint on Friday morning, and one of its employees had to be treated for injuries sustained during the incident. The incident occurred shortly after the bank […]

Editorial

Editorial

On Monday of this week an extraordinary press conference was held at the Radison Fort George Hotel here in Belize City. The two protagonists were the Foreign Minister of Belize, the Hon. Wilfred Elrington and the Foreign Minister of Guatemala, Lic. Carlos Raúl Morales. . They called the press conference […]

General Boy, 10, missing from field trip to Toledo cave system

Boy, 10, missing from field trip to Toledo cave system

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Joseph Pao, a 10 year-old student of the Toledo District is missing following a field trip to a cave system in Blue Creek, Toledo last Friday. The child was along with a group of missionaries and other children who went to tour the cave when […]

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Boy, 10, missing from field trip to Toledo cave system
General / Weekend News

Boy, 10, missing from field trip to Toledo cave system

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Joseph Pao, a 10 year-old student of the Toledo District is missing following a field trip to a cave system in Blue Creek, Toledo last Friday. The child was along with a group of missionaries and other children who went to tour the cave when […]

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FrontPage / Health / Video

PUP launches National Tour in Cayo district

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The People’s United Party (PUP) launched its National Tour in San Ignacio Town, Cayo on Sunday at the Octavio Ochoa Park – an event called a People’s Assembly. The event saw the attendance of about 700 party supporters from across the country, and several PUP […]

Belmopan turns 45 years old
General / Weekend News

Belmopan turns 45 years old

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Belmopan – the nation’s capital, turned 45 years-old on Saturday. The “new” capital, or Garden City, as it is called, came about after Hurricane Hattie in 1961 destroyed 75 percent of the wooden houses and businesses in Belize City. Belmopan now has a population of […]

Crime / General / Weekend News

First Caribbean Bank, San Cas Plaza, robbed

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter First Caribbean Bank at the San Cas Plaza near the northern entrance of Belize City was held up at gunpoint on Friday morning, and one of its employees had to be treated for injuries sustained during the incident. The incident occurred shortly after the bank […]

Orange Walk contractor dies in RTA after birthday celebration
Accidents/Drownings / Weekend News

Orange Walk contractor dies in RTA after birthday celebration

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Lionel Guerra, 35, a popular contractor of Orange Walk Town lost his life just three hours after he brought in his birthday, and just outside of his hometown in a tragic road traffic mishap at the Toll Bridge at Tower Hill. Guerra had reportedly left […]

General

San Narsico health center gets makeover; Trial Farm Village gets cancha bleachers

By Dyllan Lawrence Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust has partnered with the Ministry of Health to fund the renovation of the San Narciso Health Care Center in the Corozal District. The Trust also partnered with the Trial Farm Village Council to renovate bleachers for sporting events. Minister […]

CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children
Business

CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize City Council hosted a breakfast and entertainment session for Belizean and Guatemalan children at the BTL park on Wednesday morning. It is a part of continued efforts to further strengthen diplomatic relations between both countries, in the face of the long standing […]

Primary school students see a bright future with Scotiabank
General

Primary school students see a bright future with Scotiabank

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter This week Scotiabank continued to invest in Belize’s development by offering high school scholarships to primary school students. The Bank’s Albert Street branch presented 25 of those scholarships to students on Tuesday, along with schoolbags containing supplies for the upcoming school year. The scholarships form […]

CTO says tourism slowing in Belize
Business

CTO says tourism slowing in Belize

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize is seeing a decline in tourism arrival numbers this year, after years of strong growth, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). This is contrary to what the Belize Tourism Board reported earlier this year. Belize received 129,316 tourist arrivals in the first […]

Belize continues Ebola preparedness  with help from Taiwan and PADF
Business

Belize continues Ebola preparedness with help from Taiwan and PADF

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Ministry of Health has received clinical care kits for Ebola patients through donations from the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and the Republic of China/Taiwan. The donation is part of a larger regional effort to prepare for and control a potential Ebola outbreak. […]