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January 6, 2023

California university recognizes Maya ‘forest gardener’ Narciso Torres

Torres was nominated by archaeologist Anabel Ford for the Chancellor’s Award after decades of collaboration. Chancellor Henry Yang, according to Ford, “…is highlighting the importance of [...]
December 6, 2022

Luke Martinez elected president of National Trade Union Congress of Belize during general meeting

Luis “Luke” Martinez was elected to continue as president of the NTUCB executive, along with second vice president Miguel Aguilar; Assistant General Secretary Marvin Mora; Assistant [...]
November 26, 2022
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16 Days of Activism: Why we must unite to end violence against women and girls

At the launch event Friday afternoon, she cited statistics that told of a rise in complaints about domestic violence between January and August as well as [...]
November 24, 2022

People’s Constitutional Commission holds first meeting

After a public introduction to the press, the first of a planned three working sessions for the rest of 2022 will be held, according to Commission [...]
November 17, 2022

OCEANA begins signature campaign for petition to oppose seismic testing for offshore oil exploration

According to Chanona, she was personally told by Prime Minister John Briceño that the Government was interested in such activities as far back as September 9.
November 12, 2022

Belize Audubon Society staff help bird recover at Half Moon Caye

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Hurricanes knock anything in their way; it doesn’t matter if what’s in the way are buildings, trees, people, or animals (birds included).
November 9, 2022

Opposition complains Government still has too much influence over new People’s Constitutional Commission as it kicks into gear next week

Its primary task will be to consult Belizeans on changes to be made to the Belize Constitution, Chapter 4 of the Substantive Laws of Belize, and [...]
October 31, 2022

“Church service to honor Myrna Manzanares part of a larger push for greater visibility,” says National Kriol Council

By Benjamin Flowers: The National Kriol Council (NKC) held a memorial service on Sunday, honoring the life of cultural icon Artist Emeritus Myrna Manzanares; an event [...]