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  1. Sugar Industry Bill Signed by the Governor GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The Sugar Industry Bill which was passed by the House of Representatives on the 19th January 2015 and by the Senate on the 20th January, 2015, has been assented to by the Governor General, Sir Colville Young. The Act was published in the Gazette today, 21st January 2015, and copies are available at Print Belize, Belmopan.

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  2. 0214 Life-Changing Vacations: Snorkeling the Belize Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Southern Accents

    I am in a 16-seater flying above the aquamarine waters of Belize, and already my life has changed: Being claustrophobic, I have always avoided anything much smaller than a jet for air travel, yet I'm feeling a mixture of peace and exhilaration in this tiny space with an outsized view of the Caribbean. It's a short flight from Belize City to the country's largest island, Ambergris Caye, and I'm soon in a water taxi speeding to El Pescador , a colonial-style resort facing the big draw of Belize: its barrier reef.

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  3. Belize Host Stakeholder Consultation to Advance New Initiative to End AIDS by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... health and rights, and achieving legislative reforms for modifying HIV and AIDS laws. To this end, the Government of Belize hosted representatives from the Programme consultation team who were on a three-day visit to Belize last week at the Ministry ...

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  4. Heredia announces that a loan application for the island's hospital is finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The issue of Ambergris Caye being long overdue for a community hospital has been at the forefront of many heated discussions. On Wednesday January 14th, during a local show, Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr., Belize Rural South Area Representative announced that the government is moving one step closer to addressing the health needs of the island.

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  5. Two Schools Receive Donations from Belize It Yourself, Ltd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    Press Release - Belize It Yourself, Ltd. - January 20, 2015 - Belize It Yourself, Ltd. - BIY, , a travel-related Personal Concierge service, located on Coconut Drive, is proud to announce the donation of 4 new microscopes, 400 composition notebooks, 400 pencils, 2 desk pencil sharpeners, colored pencils, and 100 rulers for Holy Cross School. "These materials are most needed at this time.

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  6. Editorial: A tragic life, a tragic deathaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... woman took refuge in what the same United Nations report lists as the third most murderous country in the world, Belize. The attractive young woman resorted to exotic dancing in order to make a living, a profession that can be dangerous in itself, ...

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  7. A furry welcome at La Beliza ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    If pictures speak a thousand words, I sure am happy I took plenty of them in Belize this week. Since I have so little time to write, I'm going to let my Nikon do the talking.

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  8. Southwest Airlines is saving billions on fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WESH-TV

    ... added five countries to its travel list in 2014 and plans to fly to San Jose, Costa Rica, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Belize, City, Belize this year. The CEO said Southwest is also considering adding flights to Cuba now that the U.S. is lifting ...

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  9. Sugar Cane Season set to start after long standoff between caneros and BSI/ASRRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The 2015 Sugar Cane Season is finally set to start after the two parties in the industry - the caneros and Belize Sugar Industry/American Sugar Refinery BSI/ASR) signed on to a commercial agreement which now gives the green light to declare the crop open. This brings to end two months of standoff and uncertainty in the sugar industry.

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  10. Oceana Belize calls on the Government of Belize to create policies which protect Belizean livelihoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    Petroleum Department's proposed policy on offshore oil weak on data, details, potential damage. In response to a document circulated to the NGO community on Monday, January 19th as the draft Petroleum Exploration Zones and Exploration Guidelines, Oceana Belize maintains that before any steps are taken to allow offshore exploration, the Government of Belize must ensure that tourism and fishing related jobs are protected; that an effective emergency response capacity is in place; that special places are safe from hazards and that it has provided a full, fair and public accounting, including the inherent risks involved with the oil industry, to the Belizean people.

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  11. Young Honduran mother of three violently murdered on Ambergris CayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    ... of her state of decomposition, the mother of three was buried on site. Anyone with information that can assist the Belize Police Department solve the murder of Silvia Carmen Benites is asked to call Crime Stoppers Belize at 0-800-922 TIPS (8477). ...

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  12. Belize it or not, wea re diving the Great Blue HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Like a massive pupil in a sea of turquoise, the Great Blue Hole off the coast of Belize is easily considered the most amazing underwater sinkhole in the world. There are others that are deeper and larger in diameter but none can compete with the splendor of this natural depression.

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  13. The Incredible Story Of How This Man Saved A Baby Manatee Will Melt Your HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | MTV

    Mitchell Thomas, 19, found the too-cute-for-words mammal while volunteering for Wildtracks Manatee and Primate Rehabilitation in Belize. "This little man was found in the waters of Belize struggling to stay at the surface after his mother was presumably killed by a boat," Thomas wrote on Imgur .

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  14. Unidentified Woman Found Dead North of San Pedro TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The unidentified remains of a partially-clothed woman were discovered today, Saturday January 17th in the Grand Belizean Estates Area 3 A1 2 miles north of San Pedro Town. At approximately 11:30 AM passer-byers on the road that runs through Grand Belizean Estates noticed a foul smell and vultures in a specific area.

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  15. Commentary: Legendary Garifuna choreographer Armando 'Crisanto' MelendezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... music, drumming, dance and others aspects of this rich culture. Born in Dangriga Town, the cultural capital of Belize, Wellington Ramos has BAs in Political Science and History from Hunter College, NY, and an MA in Urban Studies from Long Island ...

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  16. MoH fails on promise to open 24-hour PolyclinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    The Ministry of Health and the Government of Belize have failed to deliver on its promise to expand opening hours for the Dr Otto Rodriguez San Pedro PolyClinic II. For the past six months, over $700,000 has been put aside to expand the services from 12 to 24 hours a day at the island's only public health facility.

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  17. Free Book Giveaway at Amazon Teaches How to Gain Wealth Minus the RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | LivePressWorld

    ... investor training companies worldwide. Contact Information Jackie Lange CREWorld Media LLC 16 Hutson Street Suite 304 Belize City, Belize 1-888-282-1882 info@cashflowdepot.com

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  18. CNU Teachers host workshop for Island SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    A team of 15 student interns are currently on the island as part of a two-week workshop in Belize. The interns, led by Professors Rita Kohr and Judy Pantelides of Christopher Newport University in Newport News Virginia, USA, are currently working along with teachers from Ambergris Caye as part of their final internship for their Masters of Teaching Degree.

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  19. Record number of manatees killed in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    Overwhelmingly, 65% of the deaths registered were caused by boats. Commonly known as the "sea cow", the Antillean manatee can be found across Belize in rivers, lagoons, estuaries and most coastal area.

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  20. Go here, not there: 10 alternative destinations for CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Canada Online Explorer

    ... While your first thought might be Costa Rica, the editors of Cheapflights.ca suggest you start your search in Belize. With seven distinct regions you can experience multiple cultures, atmospheres and ecosystems all in one trip to Belize. There ...

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