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  • Primary Schools Celebrate International Literacy Day

    In November of 1965 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared September 8th as International Literacy Day. The main objective is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals and societies. The latest ...
  • Louisiana School Turns 23

    On September 4th 1988 Louisiana Government School opened its doors here in Orange Walk with an enrolment of 168 students, 7 teachers and one principal. That was 23 years ago and today the school boasts a student population of over 1,000, one principal, 3 ...
  • B.S.I Fires Back At The BSCFA

    On Wednesday night’s newscast we told you that the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association had been able to secure financing to purchase the majority shares in the Belize Sugar Industries Limited. According to the BSCFA the Sterling Group of Companies...
  • P.U.P Party Leader Explains His Walkout Of Consultation

    By now most Belizeans will have seen what happened at the public consultation on the 9th Amendment Bill held in Dangriga on Wednesday. As opposition to the proposed bill has mounted countrywide, government’s stance has become more aggressive and on Wedn...
  • Chinese Businessman Robbed

    A Belizean-Chinese businessman of Corozal Town was robbed last night by five men. Around 11:00pm 43 year old Libing Tang was inside his business establishment namely Chan Sann Restaurant when five men of dark complexion, all dressed in dark clothing and w...
  • P.U.P Party Leader Confident that B.S.I Should Remain in Hands of Belizeans

    Against the backdrop of what promises to be a tense weekend for BSI officials and the Police, we sought out PUP Leader John Briceno today and conducted a lengthy interview with him on various topics. Of course, first on the agenda was the BSI/Belcogen sit...
  • BSCFA and B.S.I Workers Meet

    The BSCFA and B.S.I continue to battle out their problems under a dark cloud of impending debt repayment. The Sugar Producing Company has until the 30th of September to pay off its debt to ING. And they can only do so if the workers sell their 51% of shar...
  • Fire Destroys Home Couple In Need Of Assistance

    In June a fire destroyed the home of Argelia Chable and Isaias Oba, residents of Douglas Village. The couple lost everything they owned as the flames razed their wooden house to the ground. Since then the couple has been living in a little shack that used...
  • Mesoamerican Countries Celebrate Belize’s Independence

    Three years ago the Embassies of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua along with the Government of Belize united to create the “Celebration of the Independence of Mesoamerican Countries,” an event that they have since un...
  • Taking A Look At Mental Health

    Every year in the month of October the Ministry of Health observes Mental Health Week countrywide. Having a good Mental Health can be described as the level where an individual is in a “state of well being.” It entails the cognitive or emotional bala...
  • CJC Continues Celebrating Silver Anniversary

    In celebration of their Silver Anniversary Corozal Junior College organized a three day activity which was launched yesterday. As we told you last night the celebration kicked off with an Ecumenical Service followed by an Inaugural Ceremony…and today th...
  • U.D.P Convention Replaces Traditional Block Party

    On Tuesday’s newscast we told you about the UDP endorsement convention which will be held on Saturday, the 10th of September. That convention replaces the block party traditionally thrown for residents of Orange Walk on the 10th. We also told you on tha...
  • P.U.P Supports Cane Farmers on the Purchasing of 51% B.S.I Shares

    Last night we told you about the BSCFA securing a financing commitment of US$30 million to purchase majority shares in BSI. BSCFA has remained steadfast in its mandate to find some way in which cane-farmers from the north can take control of the industry ...
  • Orange Walkeno Ordained To Become Priest

    On September 2nd of last week one of Orange Walk’s very own, Rene Constanza, was ordained as a deacon at St. Vincent Chapel at the Catholic University of America in Washington. The ordination was carried out by the Most Reverend Martin D Holley, auxilia...
  • Primary School Students Back at School

    After two months of summer vacations, on Monday Primary School students attended their first day of class for the new school year. For most students it was nothing new but when we talk about pre-schoolers - then that’s a different story because for the ...
  • CJC Celebrates Silver Anniversary

    Twenty five years ago the Corozal District saw the birth of its first sixth form - Corozal Junior College. The institution opened its doors in 1986 with an enrolment of 48 students. Today as CJC celebrated its silver anniversary, student’s enrolment has...
  • Corozal Resident Charged $3,000 for Stealing Vehicle Light

    A resident of Corozal Town was caught red handed last night as he unscrewed a vehicle light and made away with it. The report was made by Abram Daniels who told Police that at around 11:30pm he heard the dogs barking. When he stepped outside he saw an ind...
  • BSCFA Obtains Financing to Purchase 51% Shares of B.S.I

    The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association has been able to secure the necessary financing to purchase the major shares of B.S.I. - that’s the news coming out of the association tonight. According to Treasurer of BSCFA’s Finance Committee Ramon Cerv...
  • BTIA O/W Holds AGM

    The Belize Tourism Industry Association Orange Walk Chapter consists of approximately ten different business organizations from within the Orange Walk District which are in one way or the other involved in the tourism sector. Tonight the members will be ...
  • BMHS Elects Student Government

    When we think about politics in Belize, we generally think about the constant battle between the two mass parties which is always turbulent and sometimes downright messy. But while that might be the biggest thing going on right now, it’s not the only po...