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Keep up-to-date with what's happening in Belize
from some of the nation's leading news papers, TV and radio stations.
 

Newspaper:         News Stations:       Radio:
Amandala            Channel 5 News      KREM FM
BelizeTimes         Channel 7 News      LOVE FM
The Guardian
      
Centaur Cable Net   Wave FM
The Reporter           
San Pedro Sun

 


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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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ECI Development unveils first Marriott branded property in Belize
On Thursday, April 19th, the ECI Development group announced plans to bring the Marriott Hotels' signature brand to Belize. During a private event south of San Pedro Town, the project was revealed as a 203-unit hotel, combined with as many as 70 branded residences.

BAA says Caye Caulker airport to re-open in June
The rehabilitation of the Caye Caulker airstrip has picked up momentum as works are significantly transforming the airstrip to meet its deadline by mid-June of this year. The airstrip had been closed awaiting much-needed repairs since October of 2017 when local airlines, Maya Island Air and Tropic Air, decided to suspend flights to the island, citing unsafe conditions of the runway.

Jam Cruise Announces 2019 Dates, Ports & Ship
The 17th installment of Jam Cruise will depart aboard the Norweigan Jade from Miami on January 15. Jam Cruise 17 returns to the Port Of Miami on January 21, as the 2019 edition of the musical adventure at sea expands to feature an extra day and port stop. JC17 will make port stops in Belize City, Belize as well as Cozumel and Progreso in Mexico.

Guatemala votes to demand 53% of its neighbour's territory
IT SOUNDS like an outrageous act of provocation. In a referendum on April 15th, Guatemalan voters chose to file a claim at the International Court of Justice demanding sovereignty over 53% of Belize, their eastern neighbour.

Guatemalans OK effort to end territorial dispute with Belize
A woman is helped as she enters a polling station during a plebiscite concerning a border dispute with Belize, in Guatemala City, Sunday, April 15, 2018.

Guatemala votes on sending Belize border dispute to...
A woman and her two children walk past a polling station ahead of a referendum on a border dispute with Belize in Guatemala City on April 14, 2018. AFP / JOHAN ORDONEZ Guatemala City: Guatemalan voters are being called out Sunday to decide whether the International Court of Justice should rule on a border dispute with neighboring Belize that goes back more than 200 years.

Hol Chan announces activities for Reef Week 2018
Hol Chan Marine Reserve has announced the various activities that will be taking place during the 13th Annual Reef Week 2018. For the past 12 years, Hol Chan has been celebrating Belize's Barrier Reef System through a week of activities, aimed at raising awareness on the importance of protecting and preserving the marine environment.

Butane gas prices go up AGAIN
For the second time this year, the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas has gone up. On Friday, April 6th, the cost of a 100-pound cylinder of LPG - also known as butane or propane gas - went up $10 across the country, including Ambergris Caye.

Tourism Arrivals Continue to Set Unprecedented Records
Belize City, Wednesday, 11th April 2018: The latest tourism statistics for the first quarter of 2018 indicate that Belize's popularity as a must-visit destination in Central America continues to set unprecedented records. For the first time ever, there were over 55,000 overnight visitors during the month of March, representing an increase of 24.8% over the same period in 2017.

How One Country Is Restoring Its Damaged Ocean
Belize was criticized for putting its stunning coral reefs and other marine resources at risk. The country responded with innovative solutions.

Over 5000 lbs of trash removed from lagoon clean-up
Hoping to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves in our ecosystem, a group of islanders came together for a lagoon clean-up in San Pedro Town on Saturday, April 7th. The lagoon clean-up was organized by MJ Leslie of Passionkite Belize, Chris Summers and Christina Manzi of the American Crocodile Education Sanctuary , alongside fly fishermen, Alexander Gomez.

Authorities ask for public's help in locating ex-Marine wanted for murderApril 5, 2018
District Attorney Summer Stephan and the mother of a woman allegedly killed by her boyfriend nearly two years ago in San Diego asked today for the public's help in tracking down the former Marine from Arizona, who's believed to be on the run in Mexico or Central America. A reward totaling $11,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Raymond "RJ" McLeod, 34, who should be considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities.

3 English-Speaking Islands Perfect for a Low-Cost Retirement- Internationalliving.com
'Whether you dream of retiring full-time to a tropical paradise, owning a second home in a beach town where you can while away a few months a year, or you simply look forward to an occasional island vacation, you have great options where English is widely spoken," says Jennifer Stevens, International Living Executive Editor. 'All three of our English-speaking island picks offer retirees looking for a laidback beach escape the chance to make that dream a reality-and for pennies on the dollar.

Red Cross hosts Blood Drive in Caye Caulker
The Belize Red Cross, San Pedro Branch hosted a blood drive on Saturday, March 24th in Caye Caulker. From 10AM to 3PM a total of nine pints of blood were collected at the Caye Caulker Polyclinic.

National budget 2018-2019 debated and approved
After the BZ$1.83 billion 2018-2019 national budget was announced on March 9th, it was debated from Thursday, March 22nd to Friday, March 23rd at the House of Representatives. On Tuesday, March 27th, the Senate responded and approved it.

Businessman Mario Guerrero found dead in Belize City
Belize City Police have detained one suspect in relation to the murder of Belizean businessman 64-year- old Mario Guerrero. Guerrero, who had family ties in San Pedro Town, was beaten to death outside of his home on the outskirts of Belize City.

Leonardo DiCaprio's eco-resort one of delights as Belize transforms
For all of Belize's cultural diversity, the country's melting pot heritage is equal parts Mayan, Creole, Mestizo, Spanish, Lebanese, Chinese, British, Indian, and Mennonite its tourism scene is surprisingly one-note. Nearly three-quarters of the 1.4 million annual visitors to the eastern Central American nation arrive by cruise ship from the Caribbean Sea.

Human Trafficking continues to pose a challenge in Belize
Human trafficking continues to affect the country of Belize, and on Ambergris Caye it is no exception. Evidence of this was seen on November 2, 2017, when 25 Honduran women were arrested by the San Pedro Police Department and Immigration Officers after inspecting three bars on the island.

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