All posts by Patrick E. Jones

  • U.B. president addresses graduates in Punta Gorda town

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Thursday, June 14, 2018. The following is the address delivered by President of the University of Belize, Professor Emeritus Clement Sankat at the graduation for the Toledo campus. Let me at the outset welcome...

    • Posted June 14, 2018
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  • U.B graduates 84 from its Toledo Campus

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Thursday, June 14, 2018. The 2018 Commencement Exercise for the Toledo Campus of the University of Belize took place today in Punta Gorda town. 84 men and women received certificates, Associate Degrees and Bachelor...

    • Posted June 14, 2018
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  • 4 perish in San Pedro fire

    San Pedro Town, AMBERGRIS CAYE. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The San Pedro High School is holding a candlelight vigil this evening at 6 o’clock as the students and faculty mourn the passing of 14 year old Allan...

    • Posted June 12, 2018
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  • P.M. announces Cabinet changes

    Belmopan, CAYO. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Prime Minister Dean Barrow has reassigned portfolios for two cabinet ministers. A brief statement issued this morning announced that Dr. Carla Barnett had asked to be reassigned from the Ministry of Natural...

    • Posted June 12, 2018
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  • Brian Hyde gets life sentences for killing family members

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Monday, June 11, 2018. Belizean Brian Hyde will spend 4 concurrent life sentences in prison in the United States for killing three members of his family and a family friend in August of 2015....

    • Posted June 11, 2018
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  • Ya’axche builds a bridge; cacao farmers to benefit

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Monday, June 11, 2018. Cacao farmers who utilize a 936-acre agroforestry concession within the Maya Mountain North Forest Reserve are the recipients of a piece of infrastructure that will greatly assist them in transporting...

    • Posted June 11, 2018
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  • Rainy Sunday in the south

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Sunday, June 10, 2018. A relatively moist easterly airflow is currently the dominating factor in our weather heading into the work week. A few showers and isolates thunderstorms have been affecting the southern and...

    • Posted June 10, 2018
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  • Guatemalans farming illegally in the Chiquibul

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Thursday, May 10, 2018. Guatemalan farmers continue their encroachment into Belize’s territory in the Chiquibul National Park. Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) rangers report that they have uncovered what has been described as “a...

    • Posted May 10, 2018
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  • Thieves take busses from Toledo village

    Cattle Landing, TOLEDO. Monday, May 7, 2018. The proprietors of Romero’s Charter Service located in Cattle Landing village, Toledo have gotten back one of two busses that were stolen late last week. The second bus is a...

    • Posted May 7, 2018
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  • Belize attends regional tourism meeting

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Thursday, May 3, 2018. Belize was represented at 107th Ordinary Meeting of Central American Council of Tourism Ministers which was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic at the end of April. A meeting of...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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