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Construction work begins to replace Haulover Bridge

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 25, 2021-- On Monday, the Government of Belize signed a $30.9 million contract with M&M Engineering Consultants Ltd. for the...

Dajeel Taan: the new ecosystem of learning

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Aug. 24, 2021-- The Dajeel Taan is the brainchild of Belizean historians, St. John’s College educators, and artists of the Image...

Tropical Storm Ida and 2 disturbances in Atlantic Basin

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 26, 2021-- There was very little storm activity in the first two months of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, but over...

Johnson and Johnson’s vaccines arrive in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 26, 2021-- Today, the country received a donation of 132,000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine thanks to a...

Lambda variant found in Guatemala and Mexico

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 23, 2021-- Around mid-June of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) identified a new Covid-19 “variant of interest”, which...

Druewel Jones crowned Queen of the Bay, 2021

BELIZE CITY, Sat. Aug. 21, 2021-- The 76th annual Queen of the Bay Pageant took place over the weekend, and was viewed virtually for...

Midterm strategy for PlanBelize

BELIZE CITY, Belize. Fri. Aug. 20, 2021-- The PUP administration held a meeting last week to inaugurate their Core Working Group and discuss their...

No vacations for nurses amid third wave

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 23, 2021-- Last week the Ministry of Health and Wellness informed all its staff members that approved vacations have been...

Recalling Beka Lamb with Holly Edgell 

Holly Edgell, the daughter of Belizean author Zee Edgell, revealed in a recent interview that her mother’s first novel, Beka Lamb, was originally titled...

Covid-19 update 

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 19, 2021-- The country continues to see a growing number of Covid-19 cases as we experience the third wave of...

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Wife of double-murder suspect granted bail

Belize City, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2021-- Last Thursday, Jovannie O’Brien was arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of Lloyd Myvett, 18, and...

4 homes burnt; arson suspected

Belize City, Fri. Sept. 10, 2021-- On Friday, September 10, just after 6:30 p.m., the local fire department received reports of a huge fire...

Belize listed in US State Department Afghan travel release

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 13, 2021-- In a joint statement released by the US State Department on August 29, Belize was listed as a...