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Trenches closed at MCC, BDF vs Bmp Bandits looks good for Sunday

Trenches closed at MCC, BDF vs Bmp Bandits looks good for Sunday

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2016–This evening, around 5:30 p.m., we visited the MCC to see the situation with the reported closing of the trenches near the sidelines (see picture above), and it does appear to [...]

MOU Signed to Improve Coordination for Sustainable Fisheries in the Western Central Atlantic Region

MOU Signed to Improve Coordination for Sustainable Fisheries in the Western Central Atlantic Region

CARTAGENA, Colombia, Jan. 27, 2016–Three Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs): the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM); the Organization of the Central American Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector (OSPESCA); and the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations [...]

Two overtime games in CYDP Peace Cup finals

Two overtime games in CYDP Peace Cup finals

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2016–The MCC Grounds looked like “old times” on Sunday, January 24, where hundreds of fans, including our fine ladies in all their regal splendor, adorned the bleachers, and inspired the young [...]

Consumer prices down in 2015, but meat prices spike

Consumer prices down in 2015, but meat prices spike

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–A reduction in world crude prices and fuel costs resulted in an 8.7% decline in consumer fuel prices in Belize during 2015—offsetting price increases experienced on the home front for basic [...]

Belize’s exports lowest since 2009, while imports hit new record

Belize’s exports lowest since 2009, while imports hit new record

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–External trade statistics just in, indicate that Belize’s export sector experienced a depressed year in 2015, with total exports down to $535.33 million—the lowest since 2009. Meanwhile, the country’s import bill [...]

Sunday’s significance

Sunday’s significance

“The vital statistics of men and women in Belize during the period are almost non-existent. So I made up some of them. Fortunately, I am not a qualified historian and, therefore, not bound by the rigid [...]

C-Ray Saturday Race Series 2016 – Week 2

C-Ray Saturday Race Series 2016 – Week 2

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 25, 2016–The C-Ray Cycling Club Saturday Race Series continued over the weekend, Saturday, January 23. Forty-one cyclists lined up in six different categories – 17 Elite, 1 Female, 8 Category 4/5, 9 [...]

Hon. Cordel Hyde is the man our people want for PUP Leader

Hon. Cordel Hyde is the man our people want for PUP Leader

Editor Amandala Sir, Hon. Cordel Hyde’s video: “Cordel Hyde for PUP Party Leader” has had a breaking record of well over 74,000 views, over 1,600 likes and over 165 shares so far. That is proof that [...]

Cruise port exclusivity in Belize – a thing of the past

Cruise port exclusivity in Belize – a thing of the past

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–Currently, there is only one port for cruise tourists in Belize – that is the Belize City port operated by the Belize Tourism Village, but a second port is due to [...]

Caribbean fights to shield its US$29 bn tourism industry from Zika

Caribbean fights to shield its US$29 bn tourism industry from Zika

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–The countries surrounding Belize have all reported confirmed cases of the Zika virus, and so have four of our CARICOM sister nations. In fact, Belize is one of only two Central [...]