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May 20, 2024

Wildfires claim Cadenas BDF post, Maya farm lands across central Toledo District

Deputy Commander of the Belize Defence Force, Colonel Anthony Velasquez told Channel 5 News tonight, Monday, soldiers began evacuating due to intense smoke. From the recently [...]
May 20, 2024

Closure of Queen Conch fishing season

The Belize Fisheries Department hereby informs all fishers and the public that, in accordance with Statutory Instrument No. 54 of 2012, the Honourable Andre Perez, Minister [...]
May 20, 2024

Dead fish and pollution prompt New River warning in Guinea Grass

While the exact cause of the pollution and fish deaths is still under investigation, the council is taking immediate precautionary measures to protect the health and [...]
May 18, 2024

The heat is on: Firefighters being kept busy by bushfires caused by excessive heat

Speaking with reporters on Friday, he highlighted critical areas in the Belize District being communities along the major highways between the Old Capital and Ladyville and [...]
May 15, 2024

Western Belize suffocates under ‘Very Unhealthy’ smoke from wildfires and Saharan Dust

Neighboring areas like Benque and Belmopan are also struggling with "unhealthy" air quality, though not as severe as San Ignacio/Santa Elena. The smoke, a combination of [...]
May 10, 2024

Portico Enterprises Limited developer David Gegg tells Senate environmental clearance held up because he would not pay ‘campaign contribution’

On Wednesday, flanked by his legal advisor, Andrew Bennett, Gegg told the Committee he felt that it is time that the facts be shared with the [...]
May 8, 2024

Protected Areas Conservation Trust coordinates 2-day consultation session for BSIF

The consultation session was for the development of a Grant Award Mechanism as part of the accreditation support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF)under the project [...]
May 5, 2024

Scientists map record-breaking sinkhole off Belize coast

This extraordinary feature is located merely two miles offshore, far more accessible than the deepest known point on Earth, Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Researchers [...]