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Marlon Kuylen, New Acting FFB President

The Football Federation of Belize (FFB) elected a new Executive Body during its 9th Ordinary Congress, held at the Ramada Princess Hotel on Saturday, April 30, 2016. The Congress included

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Zika: What You Need to Know

Much has been written and said of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in recent days, both noise and signal. But how is Zika relevant to the Caribbean traveler? That’s why we’re

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2016 Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge

The 2016 Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge commences in San Ignacio, Cayo on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. The race ends at the Belcan Bridge in

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Belize Ranks 7th on How Effectively Children Use Laws

Jamaica has led Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries in how effectively children can use the law to challenge violations of their rights. In the first-ever global study on children’s access to

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CARICOM heads to tackle key development issues at Belize meeting

Advancing the regional response to the zika virus threat will be among matters engaging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government at their 27th inter-sessional meeting in Placencia, Belize, on 16-17

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Several Caribbean countries under drought watches or warnings

A number of Caribbean countries have been placed under immediate drought warnings or watches, according to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). The Barbados-based agency said that last year

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year celebrations, also known as the Spring Festival, in China start on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The festival lasts for

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The World’s First Tropical Mermaid Retreat Will Take Place in Belize in February 2016

Sirenalia, an Austin, Texas based mermaid production company, is throwing a tropical mermaid retreat in Caye Caulker, Belize on February 4-9 of 2016. The all-inclusive, five-day retreat will feature professional

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Belize Defense Force gets new soldiers, operating bases

Belize’s national army, the Belize Defence Force, has its ranks grown by eighty to over 1,500 men and women after a full passing out ceremony took place on Friday in

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PUP Release Convention Results

The People’s United Party (PUP) has released the full results of yesterday’s Special National Convention elections. The race for Party Leader saw John Briceño receive 1125 votes; Francis Fonseca, 918; and Cordel Hyde,

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