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In Person Teaching Resumes Tomorrow

In-person class sessions are expected to resume tomorrow in the rural areas of Cayo.  The
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Tourism Stakeholders Out West Get Affected by Floods

While this weekend’s torrential rains caused major flooding out west, resulting in homes being destroyed
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It’s not over yet! More flooding in some major rivers

The National Hydrological Service advises that additional flooding in some of the country’s major waterways
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Chalillo, Vaca and Mollejon are safe during rains

Another area of concern is the dams, which are operated by Fortis Belize. We are
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A recap of a weekend of rains, thanks to Hurricane

Belize’s extended weekend featured lots of rain and floods. The west and south were mostly
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More flooding expected in the Cayo District

Over the weekend, hurricane Julia slammed into Nicaragua and brought heavy rains to Central America.
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Flooding in the west damaged Cayo’s agriculture sector

The Ministries of Disaster Risk Management and Agriculture have submitted a preliminary report on the
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Parents Raise Concerns Over Invasive Survey Issued to Students

Parents are raising concerns regarding a controversial questionnaire that is reportedly being issued to students
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Students learn the importance of saving!

Some 30 students from across the Belize District were at the Holy Redeemer Credit Union
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Taiwan Expo showcases a variety of businesses

 The Taiwan Expo returned for the 2022 installment over the weekend in Belize City. As
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San Jose Palmar Celebrates Twenty-Second Fiesta Del Pueblo

The twenty-second Fiesta Del Pueblo was held this weekend in San Jose Palmar Village, Orange
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PG Fire Service temporarily relocated

The Punta Gorda Fire Service has been relocated temporarily. That’s because the current building is
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Belizean Youth Ambassadors take on Pensacola

Nine Belizean youths and their chaperone are in the U.S. participating in a State Department-sponsored
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NEMO says Belize is at risk of being hit by

Tonight, the National Meteorological Service of Belize and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) say
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CEMO is Prepared says Belize City Mayor

The City Emergency Management Organization (CEMO) has also issued a notice on the weather system.
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Parts of Belize City being devoured by Caribbean Sea

Climate Change continues to affect the country. We’ve reported on several coastal communities where rising
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Belize City Street Figures pled guilty to being members of

Four Belize City street figures pled guilty to being members of a gang and producing
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Six Men Arrested For Gang Affiliation

Police arrested half a dozen men in twenty-four hours for gang affiliation. According to police,
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Guinea Grass Man Shot by Police

A man was reportedly shot by police in Guinea Grass Village, Orange Walk. We are
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Yo Creek Villager Targeted by Gunman

Also in the Orange Walk District, a man was shot last night in Yo Creek
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Electric Buses are the Way to Go

In early 2023, the Government of Belize will receive the first fleet of electric buses
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Electric Taxis Are Coming

The e-transit plan not only comprises electric buses. According to Mayor Wagner, the plan also
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Holy Emmanuel Street being Upgraded

And as we mentioned, the electric buses will serve the entire city, first leaving off
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Belize Remains Free of Monkeypox

Belize remains free of the Monkeypox virus. To date, there have been more than severity
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New COVID-19 Cases Continue to Decrease

We also asked Dr. Diaz for an update on the number of COVID-19 cases. According
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An Update on the Vaccination Rate

As for vaccines, Dr. Diaz shared the latest number of persons who have received the
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Tilapia Fingerlings In Quarantine After Being Affected by Bacteria

Fish at the Tilapia Hatchery in Central Farm, Cayo are being affected by bacteria. A
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US Government provides financial support to BAHA for medfly program

The US Government, through the US Department of Agriculture, provided two hundred twenty-six thousand dollars
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Over Twenty Farmers Receive Training in Soursop Cultivation

Farmers from the Cayo District participated in a one-day workshop in Central Farm on soursop
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San Jose Succotz Woman Attacked on Her Property

Sixty-six-year-old Martina Col, a resident of San Jose Succotz Village in the Cayo District, says
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Mayor Wagner Updates on City’s Tax Collecting Efforts

During the interview with Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner, he also spoke about the council’s
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GOB Gives Parcel of Land to Panamanian Embassy so An

The Embassy of Panama in Belize received its land papers and is now looking to
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Garden City Gets New Garbage Bins for Plastic Bottles

The Child Advisory Body (CAB) has launched its new clean-up initiative.  Newly build petal-shaped garbage
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The Belize Cancer Society launches its 5th Annual Cancer Awareness

The Belize Cancer Society Dangriga Branch has announced the launch of its 5th Annual Cancer
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The National High School Volleyball Tournament makes a return

As schools return to operating under some form of normalcy, so are the sporting competitions
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Reggae artist Etana is preparing in advance for her upcoming

Reggae artist Etana is in Belize to drum up attention for her upcoming concert on
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BDF Makes Headway With Investigations into the Death of Private

Bullying and sexual harassment: that’s what an investigation into the death of BDF soldier, Micha
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BDF Commander Says Captain Coc’s Death Concluded to be Due

Brigadier General Azariel Loria also gave an update on the investigation into the death of
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Moreira walks free; but will he be able to rejoin

Thirty-one-year-old Albert Moreira is today a free man. That’s because Supreme Court Justice Ricardo O’Neil
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BDF Solider Allegedly Affiliated with Gang Remains on Suspension

Members of the public are left questioning cases of the BDF’s bad behaviour.  And, this
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An Update on Redistricting Case

Tonight, there is an update on the Belize Peace Movement’s redistricting case. The case was
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TNC Writes GOB, says More Separate ESIAs Should be Done

The Belize Program Coordinator for The Nature Conservancy, Julie Robinson has penned a letter to
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The Met-Service is keeping a close eye on a new

The National Meteorological Service is currently monitoring another weather system developing in the eastern Caribbean
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Belize continues to work toward greater climate resilience

The Ministry of Blue Economy and the UN body, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),
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TASA Signs Grant Agreement to Continue Conservation Efforts

Bigger fish and more fish: that is what the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association (TASA) is
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Over a dozen women take the steering wheel in BDF

Sixteen Belizean women are learning how to drive a motor vehicle. The Young Women’s Christian
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Belmopan Land Dispute Ventilated

The former UDP Belmopan City Council is being chastised for de-reserving a piece of land
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Santa Rosa Village Resident’s House Demolished because of Land Dispute

Santa Rosa Village resident, Godfrey Sho says that the house in which he lived for
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Miguel Lopez Shares his Side of the story

A resident from San Jose Succotz Village, Cayo District tells the other side of what
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Marissa Longsworth, new Honorary Consul of Canada

Former President of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marissa Longsworth is the new
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Corozal and PG Community Hospitals to receive autoclaves to safely

The community hospitals of Corozal and Punta Gorda Towns are receiving autoclaves, thanks to a
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Farming communities to improve irrigation systems

Several farming communities across Belize are improving their irrigation systems. That’s the main objective of
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BDF Soldier Private Martells Is on the Road to Recovery

Belize Defense Force Private Cory Martells is on the road to recovery and is expected
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BDF Working to Get Blood Bank Equipment

BDF Commander, Brigadier General, Azariel Loria, says that after this incident, they realized that they
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Making Workplaces Safe Spaces

The realities of life can be consuming. For many of us, the challenges faced outside
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Belize pilots CARICOM Youth Development Action Plan

Belize is joining the rest of the Caribbean Community in pressing forward with what’s called
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San Jose Palmar Village to Host Fiesta Del Pueblo

The twenty-second Fiesta Del Pueblo is going to be held this weekend in San Jose
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Belmopan Cancer Society receive donation for financial assistance program

Getting cancer treatment and being administered the necessary tests are expensive. For those living with
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YWCA elects new Board of Directors

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) has elected its new board of directors. At its
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TIDE Celebrates 25th Anniversary

TIDE is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. Senior Correspondent Paul Mahung has the details
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Shyne reflects on 22nd anniversary of album debut

At the turn the millennium, quite a few of us were listening to the debut
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China says Belize should follow the One-China Policy

China has raised concerns surrounding Belize’s statement in support of the Republic of China, Taiwan,
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Mental health is our greatest wealth; kindness and compassion go

Belizean society is dealing with a grim reality: many of our young people are ending
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Three Police Officers Found Guilty of Manslaughter

The court has ruled that police officers Reydel Teck, Romelio Logan and Jashimir Cobb are
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Police Precincts and Formations to get body cams

The Belize Police Department’s many precincts and formations will soon be equipped with new body
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The BPA launches an Officer’s Developmental Training

Today, the Belize Police Department launched an Officer’s Developmental Training at the Police Training Academy
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The BPA launches an Officer’s Developmental Training

Today, the Belize Police Department launched an Officer’s Developmental Training at the Police Training Academy
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BSI/ASR optimistic next crop season will have promising returns

Cane farmers are expected to receive close to 70 dollars per ton as the latest
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Town Hall meeting on minimum wage increase held in Culture

The series of national town hall meetings on the minimum wage made a stop in
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New Electric Buses to Hit the Highways by February 2023

The Government of Belize will be receiving its fleet of electric buses from the United
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Bus Permits Will Be Extended When Upgrades Begin

The Ministry of Transport is putting down its foot and urging bus operators to begin
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Trailers Along the Highway Must be Removed Says Transport Minister

Owners of trucks and trailers that are loitering along the highways can be fined. Belize
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Ministry of Transport Trying to Reduce Standees

Another challenge that the Ministry of Transport is trying to tackle is reducing the number
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ADO Still Won’t Be Coming Into Belize

And then there is an issue with ADO. Contrary to reports that Mexican bus company,
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CDB provides loan facility to Belize for a Student Loan

The Government of Belize will embark on a student loan scheme, thanks to a 6-million-dollar
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Belizeans Provide Hurricane Disaster Relief for Cuba

Belizeans are coming to Cuba’s aid. The country was devastated last week when Hurricane Ian
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Team Belize to compete in the International Olympic-Style Robotics Competition

In less than two weeks, students from the Belize High School (BHS) will be travelling
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Caribbean Motors Go-Karting Championship Underway

The Caribbean Motors Go-Kart Championship continued over the weekend. Hipolito Novelo travelled west to catch
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Stray Dogs Attack Residents in the Capital City

A Belmopan resident is seeking assistance with the stray dogs that linger on her streets,
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Police Commissioner Comments on Animal Abuse Cases

Over the past few weeks, there has been an increase in reported animal abuse cases.
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Minor charged for the murder of 18-year-old Karl Kevin Lamb

Police have arrested a minor for last week’s fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Karl Kevin Lamb
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Police make arrest in the April shooting of Becky Estrada

Police have also made an arrest in a crime that occurred in April of this
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Belize Participates in 4th Urban Economy Forum

Minister of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government, Oscar Requena virtually addressed the
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Belize attends the 41st Assembly of the ICAO 6th Plenary

A delegation from the Ministry of Civil Aviation is currently in Montreal, Canada for the
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ComPol Williams says liquor license extensions are a problem for

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, says that liquor license extensions continue to be a
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ComPol Williams hails Bukele’s fight on El Salvador’s gang problem

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele has sent 2,000 soldiers and police to locate and arrest
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A Wet Chester at OW Carnival,

If you were in Orange Walk Town for the Carnival Road March on the 21st,
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Shuga City Rapper Releases Animated Music Video

Twenty-one-year-old rapper, Glenn Tillett, known as “Yaady Kid”, released a music video for his new
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Machete Maniac Murders Benque Woman

The community in Benque Viejo del Carmen was rocked when an elderly woman was brutally
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Farmer found dead at Silver Creek Junction in Toledo

Meanwhile, Toledo Police are still investigating the circumstances which led to the murder of a
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Norman Castillo killed in Hopkins; four people sought

Since Independence Day, Belize is more or less averaging one homicide per day. One of
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Ladyville teen dies in motorcycle accident on the John Smith

Over the weekend, a teenager lost his life in a tragic traffic incident on the
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The BPD holds the first COMPSTAT meeting of the year

Today, the Belize Police Department held its Computer Performance Statistics (COMPSTAT) meeting at the Police
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Feuding Gangs in Antelope Street Ext. Leads to 3 Murders

Meanwhile, in Belize City, a gang war has been ignited in the Antelope Street Extension
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Elderly Villager from San Jose Succotz Physically Attacked

Two men are being sought for reportedly attacking an elderly man in San Jose Succotz
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Mentally challenged man arrested for slashing a minor’s face

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, has conceded to the criticism that the police were
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Minister of Transport Says Upgraded Buses are Overdue

Upgrades to Belize’s public transportation are to begin no later than this December.  For several
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GAF Returns Belize Flag

The Belizean flag that the Guatemalan Armed Forces stole is in the country. That is
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Long Lines at Immigration Dept. Soon to be a Thing

Immigration Minister Eamon Courtenay says that the long lines at the Immigration Department will soon
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Undocumented Cuban Nationals transiting Belize is a Problem

During our conversation with Minister Eamon Courtenay, we asked about the increasing number of undocumented
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