September 4, 2019

Orange Walk Mayor calls on Ministry of Education to intervene due to ‘stench’ at primary school  

This is due to the stench from the New River. 
August 31, 2019

Save the Macal River campaign launched

A meeting was held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the San Ignacio and Santa Elena town hall.
August 31, 2019

Fire department calls on owners to keep properties clean to avoid fires

The National Fires Service clarifies that while these fires have not originated at the dump site or transfer station themselves, there is the ever present danger [...]
August 30, 2019

Belize among hardest hit by drought in the region; Here are 10 helpful tips to conserve water

By BBN Staff: Belize is experiencing warm weather and with the on-going drought, our crops are suffering.
August 29, 2019

“Drought impact assessments will take more time,” says Agriculture CEO

"We have about another two weeks before those assessments are ready. We did an initial assessment and now we are doing very detailed work, so it [...]
August 26, 2019

‘Save the Macal River’ initiative hosts 1st meeting

By BBN Staff: It began with a Facebook movement, Santa Elena resident, Luz Munoz posted to her Facebook page calling on all residents to be aware [...]
August 25, 2019

Brazilian President deploys military to fight Amazon forest fires amidst mounting international pressure

Earlier today, the Brazilian military released a video of a warplane dropping water on an area in the forest, which currently has over 2,500 active fires. [...]
August 25, 2019

Region suffering from drought, Belize hit the hardest

GDACS data says that Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and El Salvador have all been affected by the drought, noting that Belize is among the hardest [...]