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Belize Jaguars Football Players Honored with Award

Belize Jaguars Football Players Honored with Award

Icon August 30, 2013 - 00:00

Two of Belize’s Football Players, Mr. Woodrow West and Mr.Ian Gaynair were awarded by the Belize Olympic Committee for their outstanding honesty and patriotism during their participation in the Gold Cup Tournament in the U.S.A. According to the committee their character exemplifies the aims and objectives of the International Olympic Committee. Read more »

San Pedro Police Department, Crime, San Pedro Town Council

San Pedro Police Department Praised for Keeping Crime Down in San Pedro

Icon August 30, 2013 - 00:00

Assistant Superintendent of Police Mr. Luis Castellanos and the San Pedro Police Department have been getting high praises from the San Pedro Town Council and Neighborhood Watch presidents this week as the department has proven to have effectively decreased crime on the island. Read more »

Island Academy Students Show Goodwill Act Towards Ramon’s Village

Island Academy Students Show Goodwill Act Towards Ramon’s Village

Icon August 29, 2013 - 14:49

The spirit of togetherness and helping one another in times of need is one special innate characteristic that residents of Ambergris Caye have. When our neighbor is in need of assistance, we are all ready to dig deep and do as much as we can to help out. Read more »

Belize Completes Training in Conducting Queen Conch Surveys

Belize Completes Training in Conducting Queen Conch Surveys

Icon August 29, 2013 - 00:00

A group of 13 resource managers and fishers met in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to engage in a Training of Trainers workshop, focused on underwater visual census techniques for the queen conch or lambi (Strombus gigas). Read more »

New Miss Belize Representative for Miss United Continent Pageant

New Miss Belize Representative for Miss United Continent Pageant

Icon August 29, 2013 - 00:00

Miss Belize and recently crowned Miss Costa Maya 2013 – Destinee Arnold has withdrawn from representing Belize in the upcoming Miss United Continent Pageant scheduled for September 14th in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Read more »

Ramon's Village Resort Plans Reopening After Devastating Fire

Ramon's Village Resort Plans Reopening After Devastating Fire

Icon August 28, 2013 - 13:31

Looking at the aftermath of the massive fire that crippled Ramon’s Village Resort on Tuesday evening, August 27, 2013, it looks like a bomb went off in the middle of the two acre property. The devastating fire destroyed approximately 30 cabanas in addition to the resort office area, Pineapples Restaurant, the Purple Parrot, Ramon’s Gift Shop and related facilities. Read more »

Tres Pescado Slam - Belize's Largest Fly Fishing Tournament

Tres Pescado Slam - Belize's Largest Fly Fishing Tournament

Icon August 28, 2013 - 00:00

On Thursday, August 15, 2013, a total of 19 teams showed up in downtown San Pedro for what was to be Belize’s largest ever fly-fishing tournament - The Tres Pescados Slam Tournament.  Currently in its 5th year, anglers were competing for cash prizes, giveaways and the coveted grand slam title. Read more »

Ambergris Caye’s Iconic Ramon’s Village Resort Goes Down in Massive Fire

Ambergris Caye’s Iconic Ramon’s Village Resort Goes Down in Massive Fire

Icon August 28, 2013 - 00:00

What took years to build and establish as an iconic and prestigious resort in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize, took a couple of hours to be destroyed by a massive fire. Close to 80% of Ramon’s Village Resort which included 71 rooms under thatched-roof cabañas burned down to the ground in a massive fire that started close to 7p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Read more »

Travel + Leisure Names Ambergris Caye, Belize Second Best Island in Region

Travel + Leisure Names Ambergris Caye, Belize Second Best Island in Region

Icon August 27, 2013 - 12:01

The Number One Island in the world just got another nod of excellence, this time by Travel + Leisure that named Ambergris Caye, Belize the second best island in Mexico, Central and South American region in their World’s Best Awards 2013. Read more »

Amber Rivero is Miss Earth Belize 2013

Amber Rivero is Miss Earth Belize 2013

Icon August 27, 2013 - 09:31

“A girl with a mind; a woman with attitude; and, a lady with class.” - Belize City, Belize – Miss Amber Reneé Rivero is the new reigning Miss Earth Belize 2013.  As Miss Earth Amber is the official Environmental Ambassador of Belize who will be representing her country at Miss Earth International Pageant to be held in Manila, Philippines, in November, 2013. Read more »

Tropical Wave Brought Wet Weather and Minor Flooding to San Pedro

Tropical Wave Brought Wet Weather and Minor Flooding to San Pedro

Icon August 26, 2013 - 11:07

Island residents expected a weekend of fun in the sun but all that changed as a tropical wave formed just off the coast of Belize and dampened everyone’s spirit. The tropical wave crossed the country and brought along with it a lot of rain and heavy winds. Read more »

Ministry of Health to Implement Dengue Control Campaign in San Pedro Town

Ministry of Health to Implement Dengue Control Campaign in San Pedro Town

Icon August 26, 2013 - 10:00

After speaking with the Dr. Jerry Lanza, Medical Director of the Dr. Otto Rodriguez Poly Clinic II in San Pedro last week, Ambergris Today was able to confirm that there has been a small outbreak of dengue on the island. Read more »

Health Officials Monitoring Dengue Cases in San Pedro, Belize

Health Officials Monitoring Dengue Cases in San Pedro, Belize

Icon August 23, 2013 - 00:00

Earlier this month The Ministry of Health sent a press release on several dengue advisories issued by neighboring countries in Central America. Read more »

Junior Sailors Battle for National Championships Spot at St. George Caye

Junior Sailors Battle for National Championships Spot at St. George Caye

Icon August 22, 2013 - 09:31

St. George’s Caye. August 20, 2013 - The general public is invited out to cheer on the sailors as they make their bids for a spot in the national championship that will be held in November of this year.  Sailors from around the country will converge on St. George’s Caye on Sunday September 1st. Read more »

The Republic of China, Taiwan Continuous Support to Belize

The Republic of China, Taiwan Continuous Support to Belize

Icon August 21, 2013 - 10:46

Medical Delegation from Republic of China, Taiwan Visits Belize - Belmopan. August 20th, 2013. A 7-member medical delegation from the Republic of China, Taiwan visited Belize as part of a Health Project Identification Mission for nine (9) days from August 10 to 19th. Read more »

Belize Delegation Participates at Caribbean Festival of Arts

Belize Delegation Participates at Caribbean Festival of Arts

Icon August 21, 2013 - 00:00

Belize is currently being represented at an international event known as Carifesta in Suriname. The Caribbean Festival of Arts, commonly known as CARIFESTA, is an international multicultural event organized on a periodic basis by the countries of the Caribbean. Read more »

Belize takes the lead in implementing first CARICOM Regional Energy Efficiency P

Belize Taking Lead in Implementing First CARICOM Regional Energy Efficiency Project

Icon August 20, 2013 - 00:00

Belize City, Belize, 16 August 2013: Belize became the first of five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to begin implementation of a multi-million dollar regional energy efficiency project, the Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Caribbean Buildings Project, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and making the energy sectors in the participating countries of Bel Read more »

San Pedro Kids Become Certified Junior Open Water Divers

San Pedro Kids Become Certified Junior Open Water Divers

Icon August 19, 2013 - 00:00

Kids in Action Summer Diving Program - Learning to scuba dive is a fulfilling, life-changing, and educational experience and PADI is thrilled to be supporting a kid’s dive program in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize! Read more »

Norwegian Cruise Line Plans To Develop Eco-Friendly Destination In Belize

Norwegian Cruise Line Plans To Develop $50Mil Eco-Friendly Destination In Belize

Icon August 16, 2013 - 00:00

Company has purchased 75 acres in Southern Belize - Press Release, Belize City, August 14, 2013 – Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ: NCLH) announced today that it has purchased approximately 75 acres in Southern Belize for the planned development of an eco-friendly cruise destination. Read more »

Remnants of Large Squid Found by Amigos Del Mar Dive Shop, Belize

Giant Squid Carcass Found at Belize Blue Hole?

Icon August 16, 2013 - 00:00

Remnants of Large Squid Found by Amigos Del Mar Dive Shop - The crew of Amigos Del Mar Dive Shop seems to always have the best of luck when it comes to new discoveries while they are out at sea during their daily tours. Read more »

Belize at Miss World and Miss America Latina Pageants

Belize at Miss World and Miss America Latina Pageants

Icon August 15, 2013 - 11:28

Lovely Destinee Arnold just recently won the title of Miss Costa Maya International 2013-2014 and is off to represent Belize at the Miss United Read more »

Professional Triathlete Casey Bateman Hosts Summer Swim Splash in Belize

Professional Triathlete Casey Bateman Hosts Summer Swim Splash in Belize

Icon August 15, 2013 - 00:00

The Lighthouse Christian Radio Ministry and Casey Bateman US National Team Triathlete hosted a Summer Swim Splash Camp in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize this week. The three-day event took place from Monday, August 12, to Wednesday, August 14, 2013 in front of the Holiday Hotel and hosted 32 students. Read more »

CONCACAF Kicks Off First Under-15 Championship

CONCACAF Kicks Off First Under-15 Championship

Icon August 14, 2013 - 00:00

More than half of the forty-one member Confederation descends on Grand Cayman in a strong effort to promote grassroots football at the youth level
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Destinee Arnold to Compete at the Miss United Continent Pageant

Destinee Arnold to Compete at the Miss United Continent Pageant

Icon August 14, 2013 - 00:00

Beautiful Destinee Arnold recently stole the hearts of many, if not all Belizeans, at the Miss Costa Maya International Pageant winning the prestigious title and crown. Read more »

A Music Transformation in San Pedro

A Music Transformation in San Pedro Starts with Summer Camp

Icon August 13, 2013 - 13:31

Music indeed came like a sudden revolution to San Pedro. A few weeks ago Carlos Perrote, the renowned Cuban music instructor in Belize, announced the first ever music summer program in San Pedro. It was intended to give the children of San Pedro something interesting, and practical to do during their long and at times boring summer vacations. Read more »