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Island Donors Squad Advances Blood Collection on Ambergris Caye

Ambitious goals for increasing blood collection on Ambergris Caye have been established by the newly formed coalition of the Island Donors Squad (IDS) on Ambergris Caye. Tacogirl, Laurie Norton, is bringing her 10 years experience in island blood drives to team with Ambergris Hope Hospital and The Rotary Club of

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Orange Carpet Rolled Out For Halloween

The only place where the orange carpet is rolled out for Halloween in Belize is San Pedro. But Halloween is very much deserving of the orange carpet because San Pedro is host to the

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Remember Time Changes for Daylight Savings

Embassy of Mexico informed that on Sunday, October 30, Mexico ended Daylight Saving Time or Summer Time (Horario de Verano), in order to begin Winter Time. That means that Mexico local time is once

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Trick or Treat! – It's Halloween Time!

Halloween is here and all the ghouls, witches and zombies are out. Island children were in their costumes having fun playing dress up. Some costumes were “Horror-ific” and others were “boo-tiful”. The following are

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Belize First to Benefit from Caricom Anti-Gang Plan

GEORGETGOWN, Guyana, Monday October 24, 2011 – A Caricom-backed pilot program targeting youth gangs and gang violence would be introduced Tuesday in Belize. Phase Two of the Community’s Social Development and Crime Prevention Action

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Islanders in Fishing Spree

Though the hurricane did not hit the Island, we did have ‘a hit’ with the snappers. One Islander commented, “The snappers are biting more than the mosquitoes this time around.” According to fishermen, it

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Holiday Lighted Boat Parade Set for Dec Third

Press Release – Bigger Prizes – Brighter Event! – Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 3, 2011, when the Sixth Annual Holiday Lighted Boat Parade “brightens” the shoreline of San Pedro Town. This eagerly

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Illegal Use of Corals

In a press release earlier this week, The Department of the Environment (DOE), Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, expressed that it is becoming increasingly concerned over the practice of using corals for

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Belize is All Clear of Hurricane Rina

Hurricane Rina gave Belize quite a scare, especially to residents in the northern cayes and communities in the northern part of the country which included Corozal and Orange Walk. But as of 4p.m. today,

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Hurricane Rina Approaches Belize

At 9:00am the center of Hurricane Rina was located near 17.9 N, Latitude and 85.5 W, Longitude or about 200 miles southeast of Cozumel, Mexico (190 miles from Belize. Hurricane Rina is now moving

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BZ$6 Million to Improve Health for Mayan Children

Belize has been awarded approximately six million Belize dollars (BZ$6 Million) in grant funding from the Japanese Social Development Fund (JSDF) through the World Bank. Minister of Health, Hon. Pablo Marin, explained that this will

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Belizean Beauties Attending Pageants Abroad

Beauty pageants are held throughout the country; here in San Pedro we get our fair share of pageantry from Miss Chiquitita to Miss Costa Maya International. Beautiful Sanpedranas have also proudly represented Belize in

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