March 2, 2023

Maya women map out next phase of communal land rights as CCJ holds monitoring hearing

The keynote speaker is Toledo native and former SATIIM executive director Dame Froyla Tzalam, Governor General of Belize, with Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, Minister of Human Development, Families [...]
February 25, 2023

“The end of an era:” Master woodcarver Ignatius Peyrefitte dead at 91

Peyrefitte came from a family of artisans, led by Gabb, who were described as “instrumental in the growth of this Belizean art form and sector of [...]
February 15, 2023

Dr Joseph Palacio presents anthropological works on Belize and Garinagu people

As outlined by Minister of Education and Culture, Francis Fonseca, “The three volumes presented today represent scholarly essays on Belize which are the result of primary [...]
February 8, 2023

Ex-Dexta Daps promoters promise full refund for canceled 2020 concert

The concert promoted by Deon 'DJ Dixie' Longsworth and Sheena Pollard was among the many events cancelled due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As [...]
January 27, 2023

San Ignacio and Santa Elena House of Culture calls Cultural Engagement Community Meeting for February 7

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The San Ignacio and Santa Elena House of Culture (SISE HOC) is calling community members interested in reviving cultural activities in the twin [...]
January 12, 2023

Institute of Archaeology says cavers were not trapped in Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave during flooding event

According to the IA’s timeline, river conditions were normal as of six a.m., and the ATM Cave was opened as per normal by 8:30 a.m., with [...]
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 29, 2022

Changes to subsidiary laws set later hours for shops, night clubs and bars selling liquor to close

Shops and beer license holders are now required to be closed between 9 p.m. at night and 6 a.m. of the following day; Publican Special holders [...]