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CARICOM Open to Belize Chicken

In February, Quality Poultry Products in Spanish Lookout was HACCP certified. and then in May, it was Caribbean Chicken in Blue Creek. HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control

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New Tree Species Discovered in Toledo, Belize

A new species of tree has been documented in the forests of Southern Belize. Parasenegalia lundellii (family: Fabaceae) was discovered by plant ecologist Steven Brewer in the pristine Bladen Nature

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A Week For Antiquities

International Archeology Day is celebrated on October 21st – that is this Saturday but the Institute of Archeology is commemorating this day with a week of activities. The overall purpose

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Keeping An Eye On Tropical Storm Nate

Tropical Storm Nate is moving over Nicaragua and Honduras, and will threaten parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast as a strong tropical storm or hurricane this weekend, after passing near the resorts of

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Celebrating our Ocean Hero 2017

The Ocean Hero award began as a way for Oceana to recognize and celebrate exceptional accomplishments in ocean conservation, advocacy and education. Past Belizean recipients include Lionel “Chocolate” Heredia of Swallow Caye

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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Symptoms, Treatments And Prevention

“Pink eye” is a term that may sound scary, but this common eye problem typically is easily treated and, with a few simple precautions, can often be avoided. Anyone can

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Belize and Mexico Mark 35 Years of Diplomacy with New Stamps

The Belize Postal Service and the Embassy of Mexico are pleased to announce the release of a new set of commemorative postage stamp. The new set of postage stamps, which

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Belizean Geneticist completes her Ph.D at Duke University

*Press Release* After 5 years of scientific research, Keisha Melodi McSweeney has achieved the highest academic degree, a Doctorate of Philosophy in Genetics and Genomics. On Monday, August 21, Dr.

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Bernice Ramirez Snagges 20 CXC Passes

She has won an all-expense paid scholarship to pursue her A-level studies in the UK Bernice Ramirez, 17, the valedictorian of Edward P. Yorke’s 2017 graduating classes, met her goal

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Belize sends off thirteen to study in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to pursue studies in Cuba. The students were selected from a pool of about seventy applicants to

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