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Belize Cyber Security Forum Kim Simplis Barrow
By Edition On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Caribbean girls under cyber attack

Urgent action needed to protect the most vulnerable A cyberbullying victim's parents are speaking out in Belize against the alarming practice of posting nude photos of young girls online. The couple sit facing More...

John Avery and Bevil Wooding
By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Belize to Host First National Cybersecurity Symposium

Guarding the Digital Gates BELIZE CITY - In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. "We have observed a disturbing rise More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Caribbean countries among top 52 must visit destinations for this year

NEW YORK  — The New York Times, one of the leading newspapers in the United States, has listed three Caribbean destinations among its Top 52 Best Places to Go in 2017. Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, is at number More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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CDB approves US$10 million to support Belize poverty reduction agency

BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will assist the government of Belize in strengthening an institution that is a key partner and important vehicle for providing services to poor and vulnerable communities More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Following Hurricane Earl, ECLAC sets the groundwork for disaster assessment in Belize

BELIZE CITY - A team lead by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sub-regional headquarters for the Caribbean carried out a mission to hurricane-struck Belize, to provide support to More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Belize strikes down anti-sodomy laws

BELMOPAN - The Belize Supreme Court on Wednesday made a historic ruling in favour of gay activist Caleb Orozco, and has struck down the country’s anti-sodomy law. This is the first case launched in the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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European Union provides relief aid to victims of Hurricane Earl in Belize

BELIZE CITY - In response to Hurricane Earl, which struck Belize on 4 August 2016 causing significant damage across the country, the European Commission is providing 50,000 EUR in humanitarian funding to assist More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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The damage hurricane Earl caused in Belize

BELIZE CITY - Belizeans are cleaning up from the flooding and damage caused by Earl when it hit the country early yesterday morning as a Category 1 hurricane. The system, which has since been downgraded to a tropical More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Belize launches Caribbean’s latest Internet Exchange Point

BELIZE CITY—The Belize Public Utilities Commission announced that Belize’s first Internet exchange point, named BIXP, was successfully launched in Belize City on April 27 at the campus of the University of Belize. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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World Heritage supports millions, but threatened worldwide

BELIZE CITY - Nearly half of all natural World Heritage sites are threatened by harmful industrial activities, according to a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report. These sites provide vital services to people and More...