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What is Lumbago?  It affects 80% of Belizeans
Health

What is Lumbago? It affects 80% of Belizeans

by Dr. Joel Cervantes Low back pain or lumbago is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. Only headache is more common. In Belize it is the most common cause for people to miss work. It can be classified as acute (less than […]

Wesley Upper boys win national primary schools basketball championship
Sports

Wesley Upper boys win national primary schools basketball championship

The boys of Wesley Upper Primary School of Belize City won the National Basketball Tournament organized by the National Sports Council at  Roger’s Stadium in Belize City last Friday, April 27. Most Valuable Player, Shaquille Crawford scored 20 pts as he led the Belize District champions, the  boys of Wesley […]

US$100,000 grants available for innovative Caribbean business ideas
Business

US$100,000 grants available for innovative Caribbean business ideas

If you have an innovative business idea, here is your opportunity to secure up to US$100,000 in grant funding. Compete Caribbean is inviting applicants from the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora in the USA, Canada and the UK to apply for the Caribbean Idea Marketplace (CIM). Successful applicants can receive […]

World

United States releases papers captured from Osama Bin laden’s hideout

Newly released papers from Osama Bin Laden’s hideout reveal a frustrated al-Qaeda leader struggling to revive a fraying network, the U.S. military says. The documents seized during the raid on the Abbottabad compound were posted online by the U.S. Military Academy’s Combating Terrorism Center. The papers include communication between Bin […]

Toledo 6th Annual Cacao Festival Is Here!
General

Toledo 6th Annual Cacao Festival Is Here!

The Toledo Chocolate Growers Association is inviting Belizeans and other to come enjoy the 6th annual Toledo Cacao Festival, which the association is organizing in collaboration with the Toledo Chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association and other partners for the weekend of May 18 – 20. For cultural diversity […]

Snapshots of India
Features

Snapshots of India

A total of 21 journalists from six Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries had the opportunity to explore one of the most outstanding and unique countries in world—India, during a seven-day familiarization tour that began on April 14, 2012. The whirlwind tour of the world’s largest democracy—held under the auspices […]

Rebecca Stirm leads the pack  – Again!
General

Rebecca Stirm leads the pack – Again!

    Caribbean fashion reality series Mission Catwalk is on its sixth episode and Belize’s Rebecca Stirm, the only contestant to win more than one challenge since the start of the second season on March 27, has copped her third win with a dress designed around the red HIV/AIDS awareness […]

Lord’s Bank man remanded on indecent assault charge
Crime

Lord’s Bank man remanded on indecent assault charge

Augustine Bejerano, 33, of Lord’s Bank Village, was remanded to prison after he was arraigned on a charge of aggravated assault of an indecent nature before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, April 2. Bejerano pleaded not guilty but decided to remain silent when […]

Belize Rural Primary School girls win national basketball championship
Sports

Belize Rural Primary School girls win national basketball championship

The girls of Belize Rural Primary School from Double Head Cabbage won the National Primary Schools Basketball championship in the tournament organized by the National Sports Council at the Young Women’s Christian Association court last Friday, April 27 Most Valuable Player Kristy Terry scored 12 pts and  led the Belize […]

A necessary tool for standards development
Business

A necessary tool for standards development

By José Trejo Director of Belize Bureau of Standards   As standards developers gather around the world to deliberate on the establishment of new standards, amendments or revisions as the case may be in various subject areas, one must bear in mind that standards are demand-driven. This is based in […]