Person Falls from 130 ft Xunantunich

A tourist fell from the 130 feet Xunantunich Archeological reserve. While details are still forthcoming, plus news understands that the incident happened this morning around 9 a.m. NICH Belize issued a release after the incident advising all visitors to archaeological reserves to...

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...

GOB appointed Mayan Commission speaks on its responsibilities

This morning in Belize City, the government appointed Mayan commission met with the press to brief them on the scope of its works as the Mayan commission. The commission was appointed on Tuesday and has been meeting since then.  Sitting on the commission are former governmen...

Maya Lands Right commission Appointed

The Attorney General and Minister for Legal Affairs, Honorable Vanessa Retreage, with responsibility for the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission, officially appointed the Members of the Commission on January 11, 2016.   The Office of the Commission will be located at the Attorney...

Wanaragua competition held in Dangriga

This past Sunday, 27th December, Garifuna Culture capital, Dangriga came alive as Wanaragua dancers and enthusiasts from across the country gathered at Ecumenical College Auditorium to hold the second annual Wanaragua Championship. Wanaragua, regionally known as the John Kunnu,...

Maya Leaders Alliance receives prestigious Equator Prize

In September of this year, the announcement was made from  United Nations Headquarters in New York, that the Maya Leaders Alliance was one of the twenty winners of the prestigious Equator Prize 2015. The award is given to outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives...