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NFSS Engages Southern Belize Students in Forensic Science Outreach

Personnel from the National Forensic Science Service (NFSS) were in southern Belize today as a
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Joseph Budna Granted Bail in Defamation and Cyberbullying Case

Joseph Budna is out on a one-thousand dollar bail after he was arraigned in the
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Digital Connect Center Inaugurated in Fort George: Taiwanese Aid Bolsters

The Fort George Constituency in Belize City is the latest community to receive a digital
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BEL explains Wednesday night’s widespread power outage

Six districts experienced power outage late Wednesday night with restoration within four hours.  Today, the
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Government Moves to Create National Biometric Strategy and Action Plan

The government is pushing to set in place legislative guidelines that will dictate the use
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Belize Electricity Limited Faces Disruption in Supply from Mexico

Belize Electricity Limited is currently on alert as the company is not benefiting from the
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Government Working on Developing a National Identification System for Citizen

The Government of Belize is looking to conclude its research and consultation phase to develop
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Pomona Village Opens Digital Connect Center: Free Internet and Computer

Residents of Pomona Village, Stann Creek can now access internet and computer services free of
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Digital Connect Center Launched in Valley of Peace: Access to

Residents in Valley of Peace Village in the Cayo district will now have access to
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Muffles College Excels in Caribbean STEM Olympiads: Wins Gold, Silver,

Students from Muffles College in Orange Walk are making regional headlines this week, after a
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Ministry of Education Continues Chromebook Distribution: Devices Donated by Republic

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Education continued its distribution of Chromebooks. The computers are
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Belize Enhances National Security with Inauguration of Twelve-Million-Dollar Surveillance Radar

Belize’s capability to detect incoming aircraft has been greatly improved with the historic installation of
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Over a Hundred Laptops Donated to Sacred Heart Junior College

Over a hundred laptops were provided to the Administration of Sacred Heart Junior College in
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Government and San Benito Poite Village Leaders Sign Agreement for

The Government of Belize and the leaders of San Benito Poite Village, Toledo signed a
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Authorities Consider Changes to Traffic Laws Following Uptick in Fatal

An uptick in fatal road traffic incidents on Belize’s highways has led authorities to discuss
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National Sports Council Prepares to Launch Mobile App for Fundraising

The National Sports Council (NSC) is preparing to launch a new mobile application to help
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DIGI Expands Coverage: Three Mobile Sites Erected Along Coastal Highway

Three mobile sites belonging to DIGI have been constructed along the Coastal Highway.  The erection
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Belize Participates in Eighth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum in Jamaica

From Taiwan to Jamaica, Minister Ferguson is currently attending the Eighth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum
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Ministry of Health & Wellness Celebrates Radiologists on International Day

The Ministry of Health & Wellness celebrated radiologists across the country. Today is being internationally
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Pallotti High School Team Clinches Gold in 2023 Samsung Solve

A team of talented young ladies from Pallotti High School returned to the country today
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Kolbe Foundation Modernizes Prison Operations with New Information System

After years of working with pen and paper, today the Kolbe Foundation launched its newly
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Belize Secures $77 Million Loan from Saudi Arabia for 60-Megawatt

And to aid the country’s growing need for energy, the government has sought funding from
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Pallotti High School and Belize High School Recognized for Robotics

Pallotti High School and Belize High School were commended today during the House Meeting.  The
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Saint John’s College Unveils State-of-the-Art STEAM Education Facility

Saint John’s College (SJC) now has a university with a brand-new ten-million-dollar building where STEAM
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Pallotti High School Robotics Team Competes in Samsung Solve for

Pallotti High School’s Robotics Team (PHS ROTECH) needs your support to advance in the Samsung
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National Energy Policy to Be Presented at Cabinet Meeting

A National Energy Policy will be tabled at the next Cabinet meeting, according to Minister
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Minister of Egovernance speaks on his ministry’s achievements

Another topic brought up during the ministerial panel this morning was the e-governance.  The E-governance
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Belize Government Advances National Energy Policy 2023-2040

The Government of Belize is pushing ahead with the National Energy Policy 2023 to 2040
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Pallotti High School Enters Robotics Scene with Innovative ‘Smartz Blind

Pallotti High School (PHS) has entered the robotics scene in Belize and is already making
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Galen University Promotes STEM Education with Teacher Training Across Belize

Galen University has been promoting the teaching of Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), by
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Belizean Production Company Signs Exclusive Deal to Distribute US Director’s

A Belizean Production Company is attracting global attention after signing an exclusive deal with a
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Belize City ITVET Graduates Equipped with Trade Skills for National

Seventy-two young Belizeans certified in various trade skills are now able to provide their services
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Belize’s First STEAM Secondary School Set to Open with 75

In less than a month, Belize’s first secondary school dedicated to STEAM education, an approach
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Entrepreneurs on Social Media: Booming Business or Unfair Competition?

Recent years have seen an increase in entrepreneurs using social media and other online platforms
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Belize Electricity Limited Confirms Cyberattack, Assures No Customer Banking Info

The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) says there was no leak of customers’ banking information in
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CARICOM Steps Up Fight Against Cybercriminals with Regional Collaboration

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is upping its fight against cybercriminals across the region through collaboration
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Cybercrime on the Rise in the Caribbean Region, Impacted by

Cybercrime is on the rise across the Caribbean Region, according to the Caribbean Communities’ (CARICOM)
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Prosecuting Hackers Poses Challenges as Cyber-Attacks Span the Globe

While cyber-attacks have become more prevalent across the world, locating, arresting, and prosecuting hackers has
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EU and Latin American & Caribbean Nations Establish EU-LAC Digital

The European Union (EU) and Argentina, The Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the
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BEL Cyberattack Update: Hackers’ Threat Ignored, Data Leaked Online

Belize Electricity Limited has delayed comments once again surrounding the hacking of their network.  As
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BEL Addresses System Hack

The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) has suffered a cyber-attack from hackers who stole confidential data
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Investigation into Gruesome Murder Hits Snag as Password-Protected iPhone Delays

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has confirmed that investigators have hit a snag in the investigation
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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day: Spotlight on a Female

The art of problem-solving is a skill some have mastered. Engineers have willingly chosen to
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Belize Electricity Limited Unveils $500 Million Plan for Green Energy

The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL), has unveiled a new five hundred-million-dollar plan to transform Belize’s
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BEL plans to implement new tech for larger, greener source

Climate change has been an obvious ongoing battle. Earlier today, at Belize Electricity Limited (BEL)
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BEL unveils plan for green energy in Belize

Change has never been this green: that’s the statement made by the Belize Electricity Limited
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Belize Electricity Limited Boosts Security Measures Amid Unusual Activity

The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) has been forced to increase their security measures after experiencing
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Electricity rates to remain the same up to June 30

Electricity rates will remain the same at thirty-nine-point nine cents per kilowatt hour, at least
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Belizean women to be highlighted for conservation efforts in new

Twenty-one Belizean women are being highlighted for their significant role in conserving and preserving Belize’s
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Indian Creek Village in Toledo District to receive electricity through

The alcaldes of Indian Creek Village, Toledo District have been lobbying for electricity in the
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Project UNHabitat launched to provide training in sustainable urban development

The Ministry of Local Government is working with municipal bodies to bolster the country’s resiliency
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Resilient Rural Belize working closely with OIRSA to reduce pesticide

Resilient Rural Belize is working closely with OIRSA to see how they can decrease the
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Belize to Install Advanced Radar to Combat Transnational Drug Trafficking

The Government of Belize is hoping to strengthen its fight against transnational national drug trafficking
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Belize High School’s robotics team gains international recognition at FIRST

The robotics students at the Belize High School have once again gained international recognition after
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BTB holds “Building Our Own Movement” workshop for digital marketing

If are you’re interested in digital marketing and online innovation then chances are you were
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Belize Government Launches Information Management System Project for Forensic Lab

The Government has introduced an Information Management System Project that is aimed at digitizing data
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Belize’s Forensic Service to digitize files with help from international

While the Forensic Service in Belize is looking to digitize its files, they are other
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Ministry of Public Utilities and Energy Launches new Women in

The Ministry of Public Utilities and Energy is working to increase the number of women
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EV4 Pharma Launches Innovative Pharmaceutical App in Belize

EV4 Pharma App” is Belize’s new pharmaceutical app and it is expected to revolutionize the
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Belize Robotic Team to Enter Championship Finals

Meanwhile, Belize’s Robotics Team was in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the weekend where they made a
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Cameras Installed on John Smith Road

 The John Smith Road has become well known for the numerous dead bodies that have
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It was Fake News!

If you are a Facebook user and have been scrolling the social media platform between
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National Met Services Expressed Need for Met Officers

The National Meteorological Services of Belize is facing a challenge to meet the demand for
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Weather Patterns Are Becoming More Extreme Over Time

The National Met Office also attributes climate change as being the root cause for the
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Belize Observes World Met Day

Today, Belize joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Meteorological Day 2023, with
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Teodoso Ochoa Digital Connect Center Launched

The Teodoso Ochoa Digital Connect Center was launched yesterday in San Ignacio. The second to
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Belize Bureau of Standards hosts Clean Energy Fair in the

Yesterday, the Belize Bureau of Standards hosted a clean energy fair in the city of
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Students in Toledo get access to a new computer centre

Students in rural Toledo have received more access to the World Wide Web. That’s thanks
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Belize moves to modernize its Airspace

Belize has inked a multi-million-dollar agreement with COCESNA to modern its airspace. Minister of the
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BHS Students Take on the Asian Experience in Taiwan

Students from Belize High School (BHS) got the opportunity to spend two weeks traveling around
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TIDE Executive Director, Celia Mahung wins James A. Waight Award

She has been known for her decades of work in Toledo District and her efforts
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Immigration Systems Need to be Digitized

The problem that the Immigration Department has with the current system is that it is
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Manatee Man and Dr. Rachel Graham of Belize make the

Jamal Galves, known as the Manatee Man, and marine conservation scientist, Dr. Rachel Graham are
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Team Belize get accolades for robotics and STEM challenges abroad

The students at Belize High School are making a big splash in international competitions. The
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Dear European Traveller, Belize’s shores await!

Most tourists that visit Belize are from North America, particularly the United States. While those
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Taiwan donates satellite equipment for fisheries safety to Belize

The Ministry of the Blue Economy has received satellite equipment and a tracking monitoring system,
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DYS and Vistro team up to create travel app for

Everyone knows the challenges of commuting daily. For students, it’s often a rat race, trying
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First Day of the International Tourism Trade Fair Kicks Off

Spain’s International Tourism Fair (Fitur) began today in Madrid with huge expectations. The king and
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National Forensic Science Service Says 2022 Records the Highest Number

The year 2022 recorded the highest number of autopsies that the National Forensic Science Service
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Delayed Post-Mortem Cases Cause by Staff Shortage at National Forensic

Although autopsy numbers are high, there is still a backlog in post-mortem cases due to
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NFSS Sets the Foundation To Conduct Future DNA Testing in

The National Forensic Science Service (NFFS) is also looking to conduct DNA analysis testing in
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Belize Forensic Department to Undergo Systematic Overhaul

The Belize National Forensic Science Service along with members of about ten other stakeholder agencies
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Software Testing Company Introduces Employment Opportunities for Belizeans

Belizeans now have a new employment opportunity. U.S.-based Tech Company, Testlio, is launching its program
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Inventing Andre Gray…?

He received the keys to Belize City earlier this week and a few online publications
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Belizean Computer Science Expert Speaks on Andre Gray

Belizean-American inventor, Andre Gray, claims to have set the foundation for many of the internet’s
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BTB thrilled that Belize is among top destinations to visit

Last week, we reported that CNN Travel listed Belize as one of the top 23
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Heritage Bank responds to phishing challenges

The phishing scam, which has been made public in recent days, has led one commercial
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BDF Receive Donation of Ten New Hino Trucks from GOB

Today, the Belize Defence Force received ten brand-new Hino trucks. The trucks were purchased by
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Belize’s Companies Registry is now online

Registering your business is now easier and paperless thanks to the introduction of the Online
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The PUC holds its’ first-ever web development competition

This morning high school students from across the country gathered in Belize City to showcase
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Fourteen Indicators Identified in Belize to be Used to Monitor

Belize is expecting to become one of the trailblazers in the region in climate change
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Belize Engages in More Talks About Strengthening the Country’s Cybersecurity

Belize commits to being more proactive in safeguarding the country’s cybersecurity. The Minister of State
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Need Police Assistance? Feel free to 911 or Crime Stoppers

Need Police Assistance? Feel free to 911 or Crime Stoppers at 922 or any ot
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Introducing One Med Virtual Clinic

One of the things that the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to do is rely more
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