Accident on Belmopan Ring Road; one man dead

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There was a tragic accident this afternoon on the Ring Road in Belmopan which claimed the life of one man. He has been identified as 29 year old Osman Orlando Giron, a resident of Salva Pan who worked at Barack Trading Store in Belmopan. According to reports, well known Belmopan...

Utilities Union calls for GOB to appeal S53 decision

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The Unions representing the workers of the three major utilities in Belize: that’s the Belize Communications Workers Union, The Belize Water Services Workers Union, and the Belize Energy Workers Union, have issued a strongly worded press release this evening, following today’s...

SUV’s Collide on Highway

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There is another traffic accident to report on this evening. This one took place at the height of the after -work rush hour on the George Price Highway. Information is still sketchy but the accident happened in Ontario village just on the curve near the Mel Holland Church and...

Government unveils Chiquibul Forest Initiative

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More than 14 million dollars will be handed out to two non-Governmental organizations – Ya’axche Conservation Trust and Friends for Conservation and Development – and the Forest Department and Belize Defense Force – in what the Government is calling its most significant...

Bridge rebuilding process begins

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It has been almost three weeks since Belize was hit by Category 1 Hurricane Earl. The cleanup and rebuilding efforts continue and one that is just starting is the repairs to the wooden bridge on the Macal River that links Santa Elena and San Ignacio. Plusnews caught up with Ben...

September Celebrations theme writer honored

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This afternoon, the National Institute of Culture and History presented the winner of the theme competition for the September Celebrations with a cheque for one thousand dollars. Orange Walk teacher Argelia Mendoza Ken explains how she came up with “Sovereign and Strong –...