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SMART commissions book to promote reading in students

SMART commissions book to promote reading in students

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 18, 2018– The telecommunications company, SMART, is giving back to the community by commissioning the production of  a children’s book designed to motivate kids to put down their electrical devices and read [...]

Breakdown of the  re-registration process

Breakdown of the re-registration process

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– On Friday, the Elections and Boundaries Department held a press conference at which they presented a breakdown of the data collected during the re-registration process. As of August 31, about [...]

The disarmament question that National Security Minister, John Saldivar, dodged

The disarmament question that National Security Minister, John Saldivar, dodged

Gun violence snuffed out the life of another man over the weekend on the south side of Belize City. This latest homicide in the murderous streets took place not too far from one of the two [...]

Jenny Lee Cruz, 19, is the new Queen of the Bay

Jenny Lee Cruz, 19, is the new Queen of the Bay

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 4, 2018– In the 73rd Queen of the Bay Pageant, six beautiful ladies from every district except Orange Walk competed to win the crown. In the end, Jenny Lee Cruz, 19, representing [...]

20-year-old Ashley Reid creates own clothing line

20-year-old Ashley Reid creates own clothing line

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018– Ashley Reid, 20, is the first runner-up in this year’s Miss Universe Belize pageant, but what the Belizean public may not know, is that she also owns her own design [...]

St. John’s Cathedral undergoing much needed restorations

St. John’s Cathedral undergoing much needed restorations

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 30, 2018– June of this year saw the start of the “Saint John’s Cathedral 2018 Restoration Initiative”, an initiative in which members of the restoration project are attempting to return the oldest [...]

Taiwan donates money to CitCo for traffic lights

Taiwan donates money to CitCo for traffic lights

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 27, 2018– The Republic of China (Taiwan) has just made a donation to the Belize City Council. This donation comes in the wake of the recent rice donation that Taiwan has given [...]

Tamira Orellano Martinez, 32

Tamira Orellano Martinez, 32

CAMALOTE VILLAGE, Cayo District, Thurs. Aug. 23, 2018– From the tender age of seven, when she made her first public appearance on the softball field in Camalote, at the village’s annual summer camp, Tamira had a [...]

8-Ball Billiards in Belize – a veteran reflects

8-Ball Billiards in Belize – a veteran reflects

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 20, 2018– I remember coming back home in 1984, trying to find a pool room where I could play some billiards; and Mike’s Club was recommended to me, only to find out [...]

Young Belizean footballer on threshold of  Barcelona dreams

Young Belizean footballer on threshold of Barcelona dreams

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 16, 2018– For a couple more days, there is still a realistic possibility that a young Belizean football player from Mango Creek, Independence, could make a giant leap into a world of [...]