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SIB reports 13.5% GDP growth, tripling of rum production

The Statistical Institute of Belize reported that...

Older Persons Week 2022 is observed

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 29,...

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When there is competition, the people benefit, says Mayor Wagner

The Mayor of Belize City says that the City Council is in no way...

Older Persons Week 2022 is observed

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 29, 2022 The Executive Director of HelpAge Belize, Ms....

PM Briceño calls for “global reimagining” of financial architecture at 77th UNGA

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 26, 2022 Today marks the last day of the 77th United...

Gerald “Lord” Rhaburn: Belizean. Calypsonian. Cultural Icon.

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 21, 2022 Dominique Noralez said it best when she...

Brazilian national elected as new PAHO Director

WASHINGTON, Wed. Sept. 28, 2022 Today, member states of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) elected Dr. Jarbas Barbosa da Silva, Jr., to be the...

New UN General Assembly highlights ‘solidarity, sustainability and science’

Acknowledging that the world faces uncertainty and widening geopolitical fissures, Csaba Kõrösi reminded delegates that the United Nations was created out of the ashes of...

Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest

BELIZE CITY, Mon, Sept. 19, 2022 Over 2,000 guests attended the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Among them was the Governor General of Belize,...

UN says 50 million people worldwide stuck in ‘modern slavery’

The pandemic, armed conflicts, and climate change have exacerbated conditions, trapping people in forced labour or marriage. Mon. Sept. 12, 2022 (Aljazeera) The number of people...

Nicaraguans overwhelm Costa Rica’s asylum system

by Marco Lopez SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Fri. Sept. 2, 2022 A recent report from the Associated Press highlights the pressures being placed on the Costa...

Man arrested for failed assassination attempt on Argentinian vice president

A man held a pistol at point-blank range in front of Vice President Christina, but the gun misfired. by Khaila Gentle BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Thurs. Sept....

1st case of monkeypox identified in El Salvador

El Salvador, Wed. Aug. 31, 2022 The head of the Ministry of Health in El Salvador, Francisco Alabi, confirmed yesterday that the first case of...

China experiencing “worst heatwave in climatic history”

As a result of the heatwave and drought, industries have shut down, millions have lost power, and the depth of parts of the Yangtze...

Climate change forces indigenous islanders in Panama to relocate

Some 2,000 islanders in Guna Yala will become one of the first indigenous communities in Latin America to relocate because of climate change. Islander Magdalena...

Celebrating Marcus Garvey, 2022 — The UNIA Declaration

by Louis - Emerson One hundred twenty-two years ago, thousands of delegates of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) gathered in Harlem, New York. The...

Bill Russell, who transformed pro basketball, dies at 88

A Hall of Famer who led the Celtics to 11 championships, he was “the single most devastating force in the history of the game,”...

Magnitude 4.9 quake on Honduras coast felt in Belize

by Khaila Gentle LA CEIBA, Honduras, Tues. Aug. 2, 2022 A moderate earthquake that occurred off the coast of Honduras was felt in some...

US reports first poliovirus case in nine years

By Khaila Gentle ALBANY, New York, Thurs. July 21, 2022 The New York State Department of Health announced on Thursday that a patient in Rockland County,...

Jamaican labs get FDA accreditation

by Khaila Gentle KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. July 19, 2022The Jamaican National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) held an award ceremony on Tuesday celebrating the agency’s recent...
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