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from some of the nation's leading news papers, TV and radio stations.
 

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Check out Dr. Jane Crawford's, one of our planning committee members, interview entitled "Take 2 on the Weird Piglet" with Keith Swift, a Chanel 7 News Belize reporter, regarding the weird piglet born in Calcutta Village, Belize with a deformed head....Read more "Take 2 on the Weird Piglet"

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Commentary: The future of Seine Beight, Placencia, Hopkins and Georgetown in Belize
By Wellington C. Ramos In the year 2014 I took a tour of the southern villages with my brother Anthony Noralez to see what type of developments were taking place in the area. When I was a little boy growing up in Dangriga town, I use to travel with my neighbour Dick Usher and his children especially my childhood friend, Osbert Usher, to all the villages in the southern part of Stann Creek District to sell goods.

DFC Eco Rangers benefit from Blue Water Grill's Monthly Donation Program
A group of young environmentalist have set out to make San Pedro Town a cleaner place. Since inception, the DFC Eco Rangers have been hard at work, cleaning up their neighborhood and raising awareness for proper garbage disposal.

Scott Charles shot at his Elliot Subdivision residence
The sound of gunshots once again disrupted the tranquillity of island residents on Wednesday, August 16th in the Elliot Sub-division of San Pedro Town. Police confirmed that 24-year-old Scott Charles a Belizean Tour Guide, suffered gunshot wounds to the lower part of his abdomen and his upper thigh.

Smithsonian manatee count informs policy recommendations
All three of the world's manatee species are threatened with extinction: the Amazonian Manatee, the African Manatee and the West Indian Manatee. The Antillean Manatee, an endangered subspecies, feeds and calves in rivers and coastal wetlands from the Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.

Community can help bring justice for Faye Lin Cannon
Faye Lin Cannon was only 13 years old when she was found dead in her bedroom at a condominium complex apartment in northern Ambergris Caye on July 3rd. Initial investigation revealed that she had been murdered, and her adoptive mother Anke Doehm and step-father David Doehm were arrested as prime suspects.

Elections and Boundaries Department encourages electorates to prepare for 2018 Municipal Elections
With the next municipal elections slated for March 7, 2018, the Elections and Boundaries Department is beginning the process of preparing the electorates list. To facilitate this, the countrywide Election and Boundaries' registration offices will be open on Saturday, August 26th from 9PM to 4PM for those seeking to transfer from one electoral division to another, register for a Voters' Identification Card or simply pick up their Voter's ID.

This is the shortest flight in the world
Off the tip of Scotland, visitors and residents can take the shortest flight in the world, clocking in at around 90 seconds. The flight has been running for the past 50 years, all year-round , a representative from the airline told Travel + Leisure .

Stay on this private island in Belize for only $595 a night
If you're looking for a luxurious vacation on the cheap, look no further than Bird Island, located off the coast of Placencia, Belize . The island features a three-bedroom home with unbelievable views of the Caribbean Sea.

MOH and PAHO promote Breastfeeding
From Tuesday, August 1st to Monday, August 6th, Breastfeeding Week was celebrated under the theme "Together we can make Breastfeeding Sustainable". In Belize, the Ministry of Health partnered with the Pan American Health Organization to host several events to promote breastfeeding, from health fairs to photo contests.

Police arrest woman who kidnapped son and has been on the run for three years
From LPS: Lethbridge Police, with assistance from the Belize National Police Department, have apprehended a 33-year-old woman who abducted her young son and has been on the run in Central America for the past three years. On July 19, 2017 Lethbridge Police received information on the whereabouts of 33-year-old Robin Greenway-Trockstad and her son Treyson.

Tropical Storm Franklin enters gulf waters, expected to strengthen
Tropical Storm Franklin moved into the Gulf of Mexico after passing over the Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday as Mexico braces for the storm to potentially strengthen to hurricane. The center of the storm was situated about 40 miles northwest of Campeche, Mexico, as of the National Hurricane Center's 8 p.m. EDT advisory .

Caribbean braces for Tropical Storm Franklin
View of Tulum beach before the arrival of tropical storm Franklin in Quintana Roo, Mexico. An orange alert warning has been issued.

Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven Forecast Advisory Number 1
THE GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FROM BELIZE CITY NORTHWARD. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT... A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR... * COAST OF MEXICO FROM CHETUMAL TO CAMPECHE A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR... * BELIZE CITY NORTHWARD TO THE BORDER OF MEXICO A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36 HOURS.

Mexico and Belize brace for impact of potential tropical cyclone
A tropical disturbance in the western Caribbean is officially the seventh tropical weather system that the National Hurricane Center has issued an advisory for. Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven is the storm's designation for now, but it will be given the name Franklin if it achieves tropical storm status.

Children encouraged to sign up for SPTL's summer math camp
The San Pedro Town Library , in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington , USA, and Projects Abroad Belize will be introducing two math programs from Tuesday, August 1st to Thursday, August 3rd. With plenty of space available, volunteers are asking parents to sign their children up for a fun, interactive math camp.

Sugar Cane Farmers seek to re-negotiate commercial agreement with ASR/BSI
The sugar industry in northern Belize has closed a record-breaking and successful sugar cane milling season this year. The results were beyond the industry's projection, with more than 140 thousand tons of sugar milled despite the low volumes of sugar cane available during the season.

Belize Energy Workers Take Their Case To The Labour Minister

Family Believes Charred Remains Are Their Loved Ones

Gun Found On City Streets Was Stolen From PG Police

PUP, Cabals, But No Conspiracy

Cops: Cacho Killed Welch

Conservation Post For Caracol

Caye Caulker Cops Say Man Bit Them

VIP Wants Petition Against Sedi


Can VIP Be More Than a Press Conference Party?

More Kids Learning Money Literacy

BAHA Goes Big Time with PCR Lab

Taking Tour Guides Seriously

The Harmony of the Prakash Project


Making Sound Engineers