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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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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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Belize’s 2017 National Song Competition Winners

The Belize 2017 National Song Competition was held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Alejo Beni Park in the beautiful Kulcha Capital of Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District, Belize. After

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Eye on Tropical Storm Franklin

Story Highlights Tropical Storm Franklin will bring heavy rain to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Monday and Tuesday. An area in the eastern Atlantic is also being monitored for tropical development. There

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