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Soca Moca Mas Band wins Carnival Road March

Soca Moca Mas Band wins Carnival Road March

Carnival Road March attended by thousands BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 11, 2019– The highly anticipated 2019 Carnival Road March was held in Belize City on Saturday afternoon, September 7, and it lived up to its hype. [...]

Literacy Day celebrated in Belize

Literacy Day celebrated in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 11, 2019– World Literacy Day is held annually in the first week of September to highlight the changes and improvements made worldwide in literacy development and on the issues surrounding adult literacy [...]

Christopher Chi, 13, missing; body found decomposing

Christopher Chi, 13, missing; body found decomposing

Cops hold 2 teens, both 15, and man, 33, for his murder YO CREEK, Orange Walk District, Wed. Sept. 11, 2019– Last Friday, a Jasmine Alert was issued to notify the public of the disappearance of [...]

Suicide Prevention Flag raised at Wesley College

Suicide Prevention Flag raised at Wesley College

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sep. 9, 2019– World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed in Belize on Tuesday, September 10. It is a day of hope, to remind the public that no one should die by suicide, [...]

Crisis at Youth Hostel

Crisis at Youth Hostel

MILE 23, GEORGE PRICE HIGHWAY, Belize District, Wed. Sept. 4, 2019– On the night of Thursday, August 22, there was unrest at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel at Mile 23 on the George Price Highway, and [...]

Rafael Usher, 27, dies 1 month after gun attack

Rafael Usher, 27, dies 1 month after gun attack

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sep. 4, 2019–Rafael Usher, 27, of Arlington Drive, lost the fight for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital at about 9:00 yesterday morning due to complications resulting from gunshot injuries to [...]

HIV-positive woman takes out constitutional claim for wrongful termination

HIV-positive woman takes out constitutional claim for wrongful termination

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 4, 2019– In 2011, the Government of Belize amended the Labor Act and made provision for the establishment of a Labor Complaints Tribunal that would have the authority to hear cases referred [...]

Amazon fires put one million indigenous people at risk

Amazon fires put one million indigenous people at risk

Posted August 26, 2019 – Telesur A million indigenous people living in the jungles of the Amazon are in imminent danger due to the severe forest fires that ravage the region, which has lost more than [...]

Jorge Galindo remanded for shooting Nelson Flores and daughter, 12

Jorge Galindo remanded for shooting Nelson Flores and daughter, 12

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Fri. Aug. 30, 2019– Jorge Galindo, 33, a laborer of Perez Street, Santa Elena, was arrested and charged with the murder of Nelson Flores, 42, and the attempted murder of his daughter, [...]

Greg Perez dies in motorcycle accident; Lawrence Cholom critical

Greg Perez dies in motorcycle accident; Lawrence Cholom critical

MILE 64, SOUTHERN HIGHWAY, Toledo District, Mon. Sept. 2, 2019– Greg Perez, 37, a mechanic of Punta Gorda, Toledo District, and his friend, Lawrence Cholom (age unknown), also of Punta Gorda, were involved in a road [...]