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The Malignant tumors are back

So the People’s United Party decided to bring their song and dance to Belize City. It was definitely no Love Fest of yonder years and it certainly did not feature ... Full Story

Administrator | Thursday, 15 February 2018

Drones to improve the Sugar Industry

For the next 30 days, the Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute (SIRDI) will be working with a South African consulting firm to implement phase 1 of a drainage master plan for the sugar belt, which spans the Orange Walk ... Full Story

BDF soldier dies from burns

Rodolfo Martinez, a 27 year-old soldier from the Belize Defence Force, died on Monday, February 12 from burn injuries he suffered at his home in Big Falls, Toledo. Martinez had an unfortunate accident in which his body caught fire simply ... Full Story

POLITICS

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More equipment for BDF and Coast Guard by U.S. government

On Monday, February 12, 2018, the United States Government transferred counter-narcotics equipment, valued at $432,000 USD, to the Belize Defense Force and the Belize Coast Guard.  There, Adrienne Galanek, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, and Lt. Col. Felix Enriquez, CEO, Ministry ... Full Story

Administrator | Thursday, 15 February 2018

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A new water system for Maskall

The Government of Belize, the Social Investment Fund, and the Caribbean Development Bank have collaborated to build a new water system which will support the villages of Lucky Strike, Rock Stone Pond, Maskall, Santana, Corozalito, and Saint Ann’s. These villages ... Full Story

Administrator | Thursday, 15 February 2018

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CRIME


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Hubert Martinez pleads guilty to manslaughter by negligence

In December 2013, Hubert Martinez, a 40-year-old BDF civilian driver, was charged with manslaughter by negligence for knocking down and killing Jahston Terry, a 3-year-old. Unlike Terry who was crushed on impact, his older brother, 5-year-old Jaheem Terry, was hit ... Full Story

SPORTS


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Dangriga Dream Ballers and San Pedro Tiger Sharks co-leaders

The 2018 Pepsi National Elite Basketball League competition continued last week with three games on the schedule. On Friday 9th February at the Russel “Chiste” Garcia Auditorium in Dangriga Town, the Dangriga Dream Ballers defeated Verdes by the score of 92-84 ... Full Story


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