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Belize takes up chairmanship of ACP Sugar sub-committee
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Belize takes up chairmanship of ACP Sugar sub-committee

LBy Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Belize will take the leading role in helping the sugar industries in the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of countries deal with the upcoming challenges of this year. H.E. Dr. Dylan Vernon, Ambassador of Belize to Belgium and the European Union (EU), assumed the […]

Days of Healing goes to Orange Walk
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Days of Healing goes to Orange Walk

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Residents of the Orange Walk community known as “Backa Town” gathered on Saturday with other residents throughout the district for a Day of Healing. The initiative, hosted by Perry “Stix” Smith, is a day where community members gather for sporting activities, positive messages, good food […]

UB and NICH team up for National Symbols lecture series
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UB and NICH team up for National Symbols lecture series

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The University of Belize (UB)), in collaboration with the Museum of Belize, under the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH), is holding a lecture series this week, focusing on the national symbols of Belize. Both lectures are scheduled for Wednesday March 29. The first […]

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BTL launches “The DigiCell Store”

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Today, Belize Telemedia Limited held the official launch for its newly renovated office called “The DigiCell Store.” The event started off with a brief ceremony and ribbon-cutting at the facility, located at the corner of Bishop and Regent Street. BTL then gave invited guests a […]

Raging fires in Belize City, Caye Caulker
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Raging fires in Belize City, Caye Caulker

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Fire officials have finished mopping up two fires in Belize City, one of which left numerous families homeless; while another blaze in Caye Caulker destroyed two buildings. Sometime around 4:00 p.m., a fire started at a wooden building near a basketball court in Pinks (Majestic) […]

Calaney Flowers walks!
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Calaney Flowers walks!

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter After five years on remand at the Belize Central Prison on a charge of ‘murder’ and ‘attempted murder’, Calaney Flowers is finally free. Justice Troadio Gonzalez handed down the verdict today, saying that Flowers could go free, but warned that there is a possibility she […]

MOH observes World TB Day
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MOH observes World TB Day

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Key departments of the Ministry of Health gathered for a health fair today, to educate the public on Tuberculosis, in commemoration of World Tuberculosis Day. The Ministry held the health fair on the Cleopatra White Poly Clinic II compound, in Belize City. The Ministry gathered […]

Culture is the key to better bilateral relations, says Cuban Ambassador
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Culture is the key to better bilateral relations, says Cuban Ambassador

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Since her arrival in Belize, Ambassador Extraordinaire and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to Belize, Her Excellency Lissette Perez, has been touring the country with the intent of strengthening bilateral relations. Perez explained that the tours have been largely to familiarize herself with Belize, […]

OAS Commission investigation into Danny Conorquie murder
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OAS Commission investigation into Danny Conorquie murder

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor The same set of international investigators who delved into the shooting death last year of Guatemalan, Julio Alvarado, 13, in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve is now investigating the murder of Belizean Special Constable, Danny Conorquie. He was shot dead at the Caracol Archaeological Reserve in […]

Trouble looming for the sugar industry
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Trouble looming for the sugar industry

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The sugar industry in Belize is under increased pressure in 2017, in light of a decision by the European Union (EU) to remove the limitation that it had placed on beet sugar produced within the EU. On October 1, beet farmers in the EU will […]