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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...

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By Edition On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Belize PM sworn-in for third term

BELMOPAN, Belize - Dean Barrow was on Thursday sworn in as the prime minister of Belize by the Governor-General Sir Colville Young at a brief ceremony held at Belize House in Belmopan. This is Barrow’s third More...

Regular Meeting of the Permanent Council
By Edition On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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OAS electoral mission to observe Belize elections

BELMOPAN, Belize – The Organization of American States (OAS) has sent an Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) to monitor Wednesday’s  general elections in Belize. The delegation, headed by Ambassador Jacinth More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Three survive after plane crashes off Belize into Caribbean Sea

BELMOPAN, Belize – All three occupants of a Tropic Air plane survived when the aircraft crashed into the Caribbean Sea yesterday evening. Pilot Denfield Borland and his two passengers, Honduran national Eddie More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Belize refuses entry to Ebola-exposed worker on cruise ship

BELMOPAN, Belize -- On Thursday, the prime minister of Belize, Dean Barrow, rejected a request from the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to use Belizean territory to transport a self-quarantined Ebola-exposed More...

RFM
By Edition On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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CRFM states to expand use of Fish Aggregating Devices in 2014

BELIZE CITY, Belize —Several Caribbean countries are exploring the use of Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) to bolster earnings, increase employment opportunities and improve management and conservation of ocean More...

CaribNOG 6 Belize IXP Panel
By Edition On Monday, October 14th, 2013
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Belize focused on securing computer networks

BELIZE CITY—Over 100 computer networking specialists and enthusiasts gathered in Belize City, Belize for the 6th regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, CaribNOG. The weeklong event drew More...

CRFM
By Edition On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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CTA/CRFM/CNFO Consultation to formulate Small-scale Fisheries Governance Arrangements for the Caribbean

BELIZE CITY, Belize – Across the Caribbean, the fisheries sector employs over 182,000 persons, directly or indirectly. Whereas commercial fisheries play a key role in helping to secure foreign exchange earnings More...