Jennylee Cruz is Queen of the Bay Belmopan

Jenny- Lee Cruz from Roaring Creek Village is the new Queen of the Bay Belmopan. Five worthy contestants vied for the Queen of the Bay Belmopan title inside the Belmopan Civic Center last night. At the end of the night, Queen of the Bay Roaring Creek contestant Jenny-Lee Cruz...

Maya Land Rights Commission responds to allegations

The Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission was established by the Government of Belize following a Consent Order of the Caribbean Court of Justice over  the Maya people’s rights to customary land tenure. As we told you earlier this week, the matter was before the CCJ for a Compliance...

Irianna Leiva is the winner of the Miss East Indian Cultural Pageant

Two weeks ago we told you about the Miss East Indian Cultural Pageant that was being organized by the Corozal Organization of East Cultural Heritage (COEICH). The event was held on the 28th of July at in Corozal Town.  Miss Irianna Leiva from Orange Walk was officially crowned...

New Art Gallery in San Ignacio

A new art gallery was opened in San Ignacio town on Sunday.  The art Galley showcases art pieces from artists across Belize. The venue is also equipped with four art studios fashioned for four full time artists.  We spoke to Louis Cappellos, owner and manager of the gallery. ...

MLA and TAA at CCJ for compliance report

Representatives of the Maya Leaders Alliance and the Toledo Alcaldes Association on the one side and the Government of Belize were back in court today. It has been three years since the April 2015 consent order was given to demarcate and register the boundaries of indigenous...

UB Belmopan holds Cultural Extravaganza

Yesterday, students at the University of Belize in Belmopan decked out the UB Jaguar Auditorium with educational and cultural displays of various Belizean cultures. The cultural event put together by students from the University was under the theme, “Celebrating Our Belizean...

 Tourism continues to do well first quarter of 2018

The latest tourism statistics for the first quarter of 2018 are healthy figures and indicate that Belize’s popularity as a tourist destination in Central America continues to set unprecedented records.  For the first time ever, there were over 55,000 overnight visitors during the...

 Belize and Guatemala host Garifuna Cultural Event

Belize and Guatemala collaborated in a Garifuna cultural event over the past two days.  The event entitled “The Belizean and Guatemalan Garifuna Culture as an Expression of Social Cohesion, Intercultural Dialogue and Promotion of Peace” was held on the 8th and 9th of April 2018...

Janet Olisa is Nigerian High Commissioner to Belize

Yesterday Nigerian High Commissioner to Belize, Mrs. Janet Omoleegho Olisa, spoke to the Belizean media. Olisa is one of  three new ambassadors who presented their credentials to the Governor General on Monday. Mrs. Janet Omoleegho Olisa Nigeria- Belize is a very important...

Billy Graham dies at 99

Evangelist Billy Graham is dead. The popular and well loved Evangelist died this morning at the age of 99.  The American preacher has touched lives around the world with his simple message of Jesus’ love and salvation. The iconic preacher filled stadiums all over the world...

Two park Rangers missing at Caracol Archaeological Reserve

Two park rangers are reportedly missing from the Caracol Archaeological Reserve in the Cayo District.  The family of one of those rangers is concerned after they received a call from NICH this afternoon at about four o’clock . informing them that  Elroy Villanueva went missing at...

George Price’s birthday remembered

Today, would have been the 99th birthday of Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price, Belize’s first Prime Minister also known as the Father of the Nation.  Mr. Price was born on January 15th, 1919 and died on September 19th, 2011 at the age of 92.

 Top Heavyweight boxer Jarrell Miller inspires Belizean youth

Belizean Jarrell Miller, known as the Big Baby ,is one of the top heavyweight contenders in the world . In fact, he is ranked in the top five by the WBA, the IBF and the WBO.  Miller was born in Belize but migrated to the United States at the age of 6. He is currently on a visit...

Tensions remain high between Guatemala and Belize

Tensions remain at an all time high between Guatemala and Belize as during the course of yesterday, The Guatemalan Armed Force made their way to the Sarstoon to “exercise Sovereignty” and to border areas of the adjacency zone to stop any further “abuse” by BDF against Guatemalan...

A-Z Preschool celebrates child stimulation month

This month is celebrated in Belize as Child Stimulation Month, and as observers of this special month, A-Z  Learning Tree preschool in Belmopan held a cultural day. The cultural day hasn’t been the only activity that the school has held in this past month however, there have been...