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Vega misses 7 House meetings, but holds on to his seat and benefits

Vega misses 7 House meetings, but holds on to his seat and benefits

BELMOPAN, Cayo, Fri. May 12, 2017–Former Deputy Prime Minister and United Democratic Party area representative for Orange Walk North, Gaspar Vega, missed his seventh consecutive House of Representatives meeting today, perhaps the longest running absence of [...]

Graveyard in Monkey River menaced by erosion

Graveyard in Monkey River menaced by erosion

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 4, 2017–The entire Belize City will be submerged by an encroaching sea in under 7 decades. That was the initial reply from Director of Health Services (DHS), Dr. Marvin Manzanero, when we [...]

M/Health shuts down Estrella’s Pharmacy and Clinic in Independence

M/Health shuts down Estrella’s Pharmacy and Clinic in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Stann Creek District, Mon. May 8, 2017–Health authorities have moved to shut down a private pharmacy and clinic which was allegedly being operated by an unlicensed nurse after an official investigation found that a medication [...]

More “freak storms” could be just one manifestation of climate change

More “freak storms” could be just one manifestation of climate change

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 26, 2017–Just this past weekend, an unusual weather event in Biscayne—villagers say it was a tornado, the government said it was a “freak storm”—ripped through that rural community leaving behind hurricane-like damages [...]

Consumers getting even less for their dollar, as inflation hits 2.3% in March

Consumers getting even less for their dollar, as inflation hits 2.3% in March

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 27, 2017–Consumer prices continue on their upward trend, meaning that consumers are getting even less for their dollar, with prices up by 2.3% in March 2017, and 1.8% so far this year. [...]

“Freak storm” rips through Biscayne

“Freak storm” rips through Biscayne

9 Biscayne homes pummeled by heavy rains and strong winds BISCAYNE, Belize District, Mon. Apr. 24, 2017–The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) confirmed today that a freak storm had ripped through Biscayne Village in the Belize [...]

Give up the missing gold!

Give up the missing gold!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 24, 2017–Judge Algenon Marbley, a United States District Judge for the United States District Court of the Southern District of Ohio, warned Thomas G. “Tommy” Thompson, 65, on Friday, April 21, that [...]

Belize trading over US$300 million in goods with the US

Belize trading over US$300 million in goods with the US

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 24, 2017–The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Secretariat’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Christopher Wilson, said in a statement released today on the occasion of Belize’s 3rd trade policy review at the World Trade [...]

First depression for 2017 forms in Central Atlantic, ahead of season which calls for 11 to 12 named storms and 4 to 6 hurricanes

First depression for 2017 forms in Central Atlantic, ahead of season which calls for 11 to 12 named storms and 4 to 6 hurricanes

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 19, 2017–Meteorologists are today confirming that the very first Atlantic system for 2017 has formed as a subtropical system in the Central Atlantic, the first April system since 2003 – a span [...]

Guat congressman wants Belize on their map

Guat congressman wants Belize on their map

Motion to claim Belize in official Guatemala map defeated in Guatemala’s Congress BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 19, 2017–It was confirmed this week that there is a lobby in official circles in Guatemala to have that country’s [...]