Belize Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Belized to meet ya: Central Americaa s sexiest secret beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | New York Post

    Peek-a-booing out of a far western pocket of the Caribbean, Belize's Ambergris Caye is like the shy kid whose older brother gets a DUI and whose underage sister gets knocked up - all of a sudden he's the golden child for just basically sitting there, doing nothing. It's true, the Central American country's largest island - just a 20-minute prop-plane hop northeast of the mainland on Tropic Air - is surrounded by at-risk siblings.

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  2. Commentary: Nomination Day in Belize and its accompanying hysteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Frank Edward Paco Smith, Jr. Alas, as much as I searched Belize's two major news channels' websites, I was unable to find a news story concerning the Belize City Nomination Day "festivities" that wasn't segmented. In so saying, I mean that I was unable to find one concerning the Belize City event that featured both of the two major political parties' goings-on.

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  3. San Pedro's Joe Melgar graduates with honors from US ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    American Author Henry David Thoreau once said, "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you have always imagined." That is exactly what 19-year-old Joe "Joey" Amelio Melgar did when he followed his dream to become a soldier in the United States Amy.

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  4. Local Tour Guides participate in Dive Safety SeminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    Several local tour guides from San Pedro participated in a Dive safety Seminar on Monday, February 9th at the Isla Bonita Yacht Club conference room. The seminar is part of a dive accident prevention campaign being carried out by Sub-aquatics of Belize Limited via the Hyperbaric Chamber Clinic.

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  5. The San Pedro Belize Red Cross hosts successful First Aid/CPR Training and Blood DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The San Pedro Belize Red Cross is pleased to report much success in their first two events for 2015. These events included a First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation training held on Thursday, January 29th and a blood drive held on Saturday, February 7th.

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  6. Owner of sailboat lodged on the reef allowed to leave amidst investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The Belize Department of the Environment has finally released details about the incident in which sail boat Termaji, originally from France, ran aground on the reef near Caye Caulker on December 30th. The island residents of Caye Caulker village are concerned that if not moved soon, the vessel may cause further damage to the reef eco-system.

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  7. Houston Texan center Chris Myer welcomes Boys & Girls Club kids to cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... from the Port of Houston on seven-day western Caribbean cruises featuring calls to the Island of Roatan, Honduras, Belize City, Belize, and the Island of Cozumel, Mexico through April 2015," Swartz noted. Caribbean Princess will return to Houston ...

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  8. 21 candidates in the race for SPTC electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    Nomination Day was held in nine municipalities countrywide including San Pedro Town. There are officially 21 candidates that have submitted their names to contest the March 4th municipal elections in San Pedro Town.

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  9. American adds flights to Guadalajara, Belize City; Japan adds OsakaRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Beginning in the spring, American Airlines will offer nonstop service to Guadalajara, Mexico, and Belize City, Belize, and Japan Airlines will add nonstop service to Osaka, Japan, a route it discontinued eight years ago. American 's new daily nonstop service between LAX and Guadalajara starts June 4 on an Airbus A319 that seats eight passengers in first class and 120 passengers in the main cabin.

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  10. Commentary: It is high time for these court hearings in Belize to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Wellington C. Ramos It seems as if Mr Michael Ashcroft will not stop pursuing the people and government of Belize for this $33.5 million that he claims he is owed. I have heard our Prime Minister Dean Barrow say over and over again that, in his opinion, the then prime minister, Said Musa, and his attorney general, Francis Fonseca, now the leader of the People's United Party , acted illegally by approving the loan without the approval of the Belize's National Assembly.

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  11. YJ Deli allowed to squat on public land for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... remove the deli, it is just a matter of informing the owner of the establishment. "That land is for the government of Belize. They allow, not me, but they allow my driver to use the land. I don't know if it is rented or leased to him, I don't know ...

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  12. Nomination Day is set for February 11thRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    With municipal elections just over two weeks away, political parties across the country are preparing for the first big step before the electorates go to the polls. The first big show of strength will take place on Nomination Day, which has been set by the Governor General of Belize for Wednesday February 11th.

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  13. Vessel lodged on the reef near Caye Caulker raises concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    There has been a sailboat lodged on the reef off the coast of Caye Caulker since December 2014 but no one in authority seems to know what is happening. After several requests by residents of Caye Caulker to get the vessel off the reef, Oceana Belize has been asked to intervene.

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  14. "Say NO to Offshore Oil in Belize" Selfie Challenges GOBRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The "Say NO to Offshore Oil in Belize" selfie challenge has received great response in the past month with close to a thousand supporters posting "selfie" photos as a statement against oil exploration. The campaign was launched through a collaboration between Belize's Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage, Association of Protected Areas Management Organization , Oceana in Belize and other environmental stakeholders to urge the Government of Belize to close any, and all considerations of offshore oil exploration.

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  15. Clarification statement from SPTC on accusations made by the Ambassador of HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... in full for all food and accommodation of the forensic team and that of the Crime Scenes personnel brought in from Belize City, to ensure that Benitez body was treated with respect. We also indicated that the SPTC stood ready to assist in whichever ...

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  16. San Pedro Police remove significant amount of cartridges off the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... .243 centrefire shells, believed to have been used during a target test. Most of these cartridges are common in Belize, as the 12 gauge cartridges are used in shotguns commonly used in hunting game, home security and by law enforcement agents. Like ...

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  17. Caldwell students serve the poor in BelizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    CALDWELL - A group of Caldwell University students spent nine days of their winter break in a remote village in Belize rebuilding a church, making friends with villagers and sharing food and games with children. The students did service work in Santa Cruz replacing the wall of a church with cinder blocks and making mortar from scratch with limited tools.

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  18. Commentary: Belize on drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Erica Illingworth Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Currently, Belize is struggling with an onslaught of drug trafficking, a common theme experienced by many Latin American countries, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. You can now add Belize to the list that is now caught up in the "War on Drugs."

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  19. San Pedro Red Cross to host Blood DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The San Pedro Red Cross and Belize Blood Services will be holding a blood drive on Saturday, February 7th at Clinica Los Pinos from 9AM to 3PM. Healthy donors from the ages of 18-65 are invited to come out and support the cause.

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  20. Brain training through an Art ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... have been working with the state government in teaching art to persons living with disabilities. Last year I moved to Belize and had the initiative of using arts and culture to develop the community. Art is a beautiful means of expressing one's ...

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