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The San Pedro Sun

Belize to host the XIX Central American Beach Volleyball Championship
The Belize Volleyball Association (BVA) is asking all volleyball fans to come out and support the Belize teams during the three days of high-level beach volleyball action. Belize has some very strong competitors who have been training with Cuban Coach Juan Carlos Perdomo since the beginning of the year. Belize’s athletes are well-prepared and have shown excellent results in international tournaments so far this year. “After Francis Hauze and Michael Jenkins brought home the bronze medal from the U-21 Central American Beach Volleyball Championship in Guatemala last month, all players and fans are excited and ready for more. Belize is ready to go for the gold!” states the BVA.

San Pedro Pirates F.C draw 0-0 against Altitude F.C
For the second week of the Premiere League of Belize (PLB) 2019 Opening Season, the San Pedro Pirates traveled to Independence Village, Stann Creek District to face Altitude F.C on Saturday, August 3rd. Held at the Michael Ashcroft Stadium in Independence Village, the match saw both teams going strong against each other, ultimately ending in a 0-0 draw. The match began shortly after 7PM with the home team seeking a victory. However, the island team was also eager for its first victory, and their strong defense didn’t allow any goals to enter their net. With no goal in sight, the first half came to an end with a 0-0 score.

Ambergris Today

Belize To Host The XIX Central American Beach Volleyball Championship
Belize will host the XIX Central American Men's & Women's Beach Volleyball Championship from August 16-18, 2019 at Kukumba Beach, Old Belize. Male and Female Teams from seven Central American countries (Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama) will participate. Games will start at 9:00AM each day and run through 6:00PM with matches on two sand courts at Old Belize. Entrance fee is $10 for a full day of international beach volleyball action.

Various Belizean Sources

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2nd Annual CCCSC19 Sailing Regatta
Don't forget our 2nd Annual CCCSC19 Sailing Regatta will be taking place this weekend, August 10th & 11th, 2019 at the Palapa Gardens right here in Caye Caulker. Come out and support our young sailors of our Caye Caulker Community Sailing Club as well as other sailors from other sailing clubs here in Belize. First race on Saturday the 10th starts at 12 noon. Everyone is invited.

Training Workshop on Sheep Management
On Friday, August 2, 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture through the Genetic Improvement in Sheep and Goat Project facilitated a training workshop for sheep farmers in the Cayo District. The training was held at the University of Belize Central Farm Conference Room, where a total of 30 sheep farmers from San Antonio, Cristo Rey, Succotz, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Bullet Tree and Santa Familia attended the training.

BDF Family Sports Day
The BDF will be having its annual Family Sports Day on 24 August 2019. Main events which is open to the public are: Half marathon, 10k, 5k.

Agreement Reached with Belizean Bus Association on Mexican and Guatemalan Buses Transiting the Country
In a meeting just concluded in Belmopan this afternoon, top officials from the Government of Belize have reached an understanding with representatives of the Belizean Bus Association with respect to buses transiting the country from Guatemala and Mexico. It was agreed that going forward, only one regular bus run per day would be allowed from each country entering Belize during the day, and returning to the respective country in the evening.

Belize Hotel Association Introduces Its New Office Team
The Belize Hotel Association welcomes Ilechia Flowers as the new Marketing Director. She has been working with BHA for the past two years as the Membership and Marketing Executive and was responsible for leading the Association’s member relationship efforts, marketing strategies, implementing activities and services to continuously promote membership and growth while working closely with the previous Marketing Director. Ms. Penny Bonilla has been promoted to Membership and Marketing Executive. Ms. Bonilla will now be responsible for leading the Association’s membership relationship efforts. She brings over fifteen years of experience in the hotel and tourism industry, with extensive knowledge in hotel management, accounting, and public relations. We welcome Ms. Mercedez Romero as our new Office Administrator. Ms. Romero has been in the business field for the past 16 years and has a vast knowledge within the International offshore industry.

Offshore Outsourcing: Outlook and Investment Opportunities
Due to a plethora of competitive advantages, Belize has proven to be one of the most attractive nearshore and offshore destinations in the region. Since the establishment of the first Call Center in 2005, the Offshore Outsourcing Industry has experienced unprecedented growth in the form of an 80% industry increase, and the subsequent opening of approximately twenty four (24) active centers to date offering services in predominantly Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) and other emerging industries in Belize such as Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO). Several competitive advantages in the form of low Average Cost of Labor and Commercial Space are some of the key underlying factors that propel the industry forward.

New mural in Corozal
This is the type of mural that grabs your soul and captures your attention. This is truly a work of art that should be replicated in every corner of our Corozal community, as it truly depicts the beginning of our northern history and identity and not a contamination of it. The mural represents several aspects of our history with one being the union and bonding of a Maya Princess and a Spanish warrior which became the birth of our Mestizo heritage. The mural will cover the four faces our our Corozal Town clock at our Central Park location and additionally, will represent our flora and fauna, our birth, the friendship, brotherhood and sisterhood that co-exist between our two neighbouring communities of Corozal Town and Chetumal, Mexico. The image of our Rio Hondo represents the northern bridge between our two communities. We do not consider the river that divides us a border, but rather a bridge that unites us.

Cayo Jouvert
The 1st ever Cayo Jouvert will be on September 9th. It'll take place at Thirsty Thursdays, and goes from 10:00pm to 4:00am. DJ Mesmerize is teaming up with the SISE Town Council to make it a night to remember. DJ Iconic and DJ Wicked Vybz, along with many others, will mix the night away. "For the First Time Ever! Project XYZ Ent. in collab with SI/SE Town Council brings to you the dutty colorful Jouvert! This September!"

BTB Donates to the National Celebrations Commission
As Belize prepares to celebrate the 221st Anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye and the 38th Anniversary of our Independence, the Belize Tourism Board, today presented a check for $50,000BZ to the National Celebrations Commission. The moneys will be used to assist with the National September Celebrations activities in Belize.

Channel 7

No Brakes! Woman Plunges Into River
Two females, aged 13 and 22, are lucky to have survived this morning when their vehicle went head first into the Belize City Harbour. 22 year old Jasmine Smith's brakes failed and she barreled through one of the city's busiest intersections like a pinball, until her vehicle took the plunge. Channel Seven's Cherisse Halsall was on the scene shortly after and she spoke with eyewitnesses. Here's the story:

Belize - Chinese Association Rejects K. Musa Narrative
Last night on the news, you heard PUP Representative Kareem Musa explain why he led a delegation to mainland China last week. He said it was all set up by the Belize - Chinese Association - and, indeed, the President Johnston Ou can be seen immediately behind Musa smiling as he hands over the symbolic flag. But Ou rejected that narrative today. In a rare release from the Belize Chinese Association signed by Ou as the Chairman, he says, quote, "The invitation for (Musa) to visit China was not made by the Belize Chinese Association or myself . The invitation came directly from the China's Zhi Gong Party and specifically requested the Hon. Kareem Musa who accepted and also chose the members of his delegation.

Belize Bus Operators Get GOB To Limit Mexican and Guate Buses
Last week we told you about the ominous letter that the Belize Bus Association sent to the government. The bus operators want Guatemalan and Mexican busses to stop at the Western Border where the taxi cooperatives and the Bus association would then take over their passengers. They said, quote, "Our members have gotten enough of the dialoguewe will do whatever we need to get GOB's attention and as long as we need to do it," end quote. Well, they got Belmopan's attention, and right quick!

The New River Water Situation
Last night, we took you on a tour on the sickly green waters of the New River in the Orange Walk District. Environmentally conscious residents say that the river is in the worst state that they've seen it, and they are worried that it is polluted. Well, we've since been able to confirm with the CEO in the Ministry of Environment, Percival Cho that indeed, it is polluted. But who's the culprit? At this time, the technicians at the Department of Environment aren't that clear. They believe that there are multiple sources of pollution for the river, including town residents. Some point fingers at sugar industry giant, ASR/BSI. And, as part of yesterday's media tour, the organizers took us to a part of the river that is near to the BSI's Tower Hill facility. That's where we captured this footage of water from the facility being drained off into the river.

SATIIM and The Santa Maria
Last night, we told you how the BDF and the conservation NGO, SATIIM, successfully recovered illegally harvested timber in the Black Creek area in the Sarstoon Temash National Park. The illegal lumber was first discovered on July 11th, when SATIIM organized a Maya community patrol to confirm reports that poachers, most likely Guatemalans, had cut large quantities of the very valuable Santa Maria hardwood trees. 2 weeks ago, it made headlines when the Guatemalan military at the mouth of the Sarstoon River tried to stop the Belize Territorial Volunteers and SATIIM from going to Black Creek. They were on the way to retrieve that illegally harvested wood, but the Guatemalan military tried to prevent their passage through the river. They ended up backing off slightly when a BDF vessel showed up.

Gulisi Gets Grant
The Gulisi Museum in Dangriga on the verge of a major upgrade to its infrastructure paid for in part by a 25-thousand-dollar donation from the Belize Natural Energy's Charitable Trust. The Museum is run by the National Garifuna Council, and its purpose is to teach visitors, both Belizeans and tourists alike, about the Garifuna culture, and to preserve its rich heritage in Belize. The Council's executive members tell us that the Museum has been in a run-down state for some time now, but through partnership with the Council, the BNE Charitable Trust, and the National Institute for Culture and History (NICH), it will be refurbished.

Cecil Gill Says Yes To Possession
Well known Belize City tour guide, 52-year-old Cecil Gill, dodged a drug trafficking conviction after he was allowed to plead guilty to the lesser charge of drug possession. Last month, a team of police officers went to his home to conduct a search on his property for illegal drugs and firearms. They asked him if he had any illegal items to declare, and that's when he handed over an envelope of marijuana, which amounted to 150 grams - or 5.29 ounces. That's 15 times more than an adult is allowed to legally possess after the marijuana decriminalization law took effect. So, police arrested and charged him with drug trafficking.

Belize Wins In U-15
Last night we told you about the FFB U15 football team in Bradenton, Florida. They are competing in the 2019 CONCACAF Championships. They lost their first game 3 nil against French Guyana yesterday, but today they redeemed themselves and won 3 nil against St. Kitts. The team plays St. Lucia on Thursday. Team Belize is also betting on French Guyana losing to St. Kitts to put them on top in their division. We will keep following their progress in Florida.

A Conservation Camp
The Sea to Shore Alliance Wildlife Conservation Summer Camp ends tomorrow. It's not your regular summer camp, not at all and Courtney Weatherburne stopped by the Belize Elementary School Auditorium to see what the kids were up to. Here's her story. 60 kids from all over the country are participating.

Jareth Said He Stole It
22-year-old Jareth Craig, a resident of Racecourse Street in Belize City, is facing the consequences of a conviction for handling stolen goods after he was caught in possession of a stolen television. Police say that 31-year-old Jermaine Ottley, a stevedore from East Collet Canal, reported to them that someone broke into his house on Saturday, and stole his 22-inch TV. On the following day, the cops searched Craig's house, where they found the stolen television.

Okele's Big Pro-Black Pitch
For the last four years Steven Okeke has been compiling a document entitled "The Wall of Fame." It's a scroll which lists the contributions of blacks to human advancement and modern technology. Okeke says the misconception that these inventions were the creations of Europeans or their descendants has led to African descendants having low self confidence in intellectual and technological matters. Okeke is trying to erase those misconceptions by presenting the facts within The Wall of Fame. He believes that his research will be extremely beneficial to the self-esteem and self-perception of young black people.

Sheep Science
Last week Friday, the Ministry of Agriculture through the Genetic Improvement in Sheep and Goat Project held a training workshop for 30 Cayo sheep farmers. The farmers are from San Antonio, Cristo Rey, Succotz, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Bullet Tree and Santa Familia. The training was held at the University of Belize Central Farm Conference Room. With instruction form Taiwanese experts, they leaned about alternative feed sources, feeding management, selection of breeding stock, and other ovine fun facts.

Channel 5

An SUV Plunges into the Haulover Creek Near Swing Bridge
An accident in downtown Belize City this morning caused a stir for commuters in the heavily trafficked area. But for two women, it was a scary ordeal when their SUV [...]

Kareem’s Trip to China Ends in Controversy
Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa returned from China on Sunday, following an unofficial visit to the East Asian country last week.  Accompanied by a contingent of three persons, including [...]

What Does Going to China Mean for PUP and Taiwan?
According to Musa, the Chairman of the Belize Chinese Association may have been pressured into distancing himself from his role in facilitating the visit since the matter has become political.  [...]

What Should North Park Street Make of Kareem’s Visit to China?
Is Mainland China attempting to curry favour with Belize by inviting members of parliament to visit that country?  It’s a perception, Musa says, that can be drawn from the invitations. [...]

Santa Cruz Village Council’s “Fundraising” Efforts Sparks Controversy
Thousands of Belizeans illegally enter Mexico through the village of Santa Cruz in Orange Walk and into Botes.  Normally, they are lured to the area for beer, vegetables and other [...]

Three Families Expected to be Evicted From Belmopan Lands
Squatting is a perennial problem in urban cities. In Belmopan we have been following the story of a group of families who have cleared land and have made it their [...]

Ministry of Transport & BBA reach an agreement
A shutdown of public transportation has been averted.  The Ministry of Transport and the Belize Bus Association have reached an agreement to settle the B.B.A.’s concerns over Guatemalan and Mexican [...]

New River Affected by Eutrophication; DOE says Sources include Industries
The New River in Orange Walk is being affected by eutrophication.  It is the increase of nutrients in the river which has been causing the harmful algal blooms, discoloration, stagnation [...]

DOE to Host Public Consultation on New River Problem
The establishments and factories that have been discharging effluents into the New River will be sent a letter containing corrective recommendations.  An advisory will also be issued to the public, [...]

Kareem Musa Weighs in on Charge Against Cpl. Kent Martinez
Attorney Kareem Musa, who represents the family of Allyson Major Junior, was away in China last week when Corporal Kent Martinez was arraigned on a single charge of Manslaughter by [...]

Is A Judicial Review Likely in Case Against Trigger Happy Cop?
The likelihood of a judicial review challenging the charge that was brought against Corporal Martinez is also being explored by Musa’s colleague, attorney Anthony Sylvestre.  Together, they are looking at [...]

A Tour Guide is Guilty of Drug Possession
A Belize City tour guide picked up a drug conviction after he admitted to possession of one hundred and fifty grams of weed found at his home. The amount is [...]

Rehabilitating the Gulisi Garifuna Museum
A Memorandum of Understanding was penned today for the rehabilitation of the Gulisi Museum. The museum, which is located in Dangriga, is the home of Garifuna cultural heritage.  The M.O.U. [...]

SATIIM retrieves illegally harvested timber; GAF didn’t interfere
On July eleventh SATIIM visited the Sarstoon Temash National Park where they discovered a pile of harvested timber inside the park. Over a week later, on July twenty-third, SATIIM attempted [...]

SATIIM speaks on challenges to monitor STNP
As you heard just now, SATIIM was only able to retrieve about sixty percent of the harvested timber. The remainder was destroyed. While illegal logging is a problem in several [...]

Let’s Empower Parents to Enable Breastfeeding.
It’s Breastfeeding Week in Belize and the proponents of breastfeeding are championing family support to help moms. The focus is on supporting both parents, with the inclusion of fathers to [...]

KTV-The Remix takes it to the Movies
Get ready for another tight round of competition in KTV the Remix. The show gets underway at eight-thirty p.m. live from the Bliss Auditorium in Belize City. Tonight, the remaining [...]

The National U-15 Boys Compete in the 2019 CONCACAF Championships
The national under-fifteen team secured a win today against Saint Kitts and Nevis after a disappointing loss to French Guiana on the first day of competition. The team is currently [...]

The Reporter

Vehicle Runs Into The River Downtown – At Swing Bridge
A approximately 8.30am this morning (August 6th.) an SUV miraculously went into the river on the south side of the swing bridge where the commercial building is in downtown Belize City. Eyewitnesses said the vehicle somehow ended up in the middle of the river, as you can see in the video, as several people attempted to rescue the driver while it was sinking.

LOVE FM

Belize/Chinese Association denies involvement in Kareem Musa’s trip to China
Lots of questions were raised when Caribbean Shores Area Representative, Kareem Musa, took an unannounced trip to Mainland China. As we reported yesterday, Musa claimed that the trip was that of a personal nature, and that he was invited by the Belize-Chinese Association. Today, however, (OU ON MUSA VO) the Association issued a press release …

National Employment Policy
The Ministry of Labour is tasked with protecting the workforce. In this regard, the Ministry is currently working on a national employment policy, which will contain procedures that should be adhered to in the workplace. This morning, the Labour Commissioner, Anne Marie Thompson, was on the Business Perspective speaking about the employment policy. Anne Marie …

SATIIM and BDF collaborate to recover illegally harvested timber
A few weeks ago, headlines were dominated by an interaction between the Guatemalan Armed Forces and the Belize Territorial Volunteers as the BTV, along with SATIIM, attempted to travel up the Sarstoon River to Black Creek. They were trying to recover timber from Santa Maria trees that poachers had illegally cut down in the Sarstoon …

Breast is Best
According to the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO, thirty-eight percent of all babies are exclusively breastfed until six months of age in the region. When it comes to Belize, the percentage is a little lower at thirty-three percent. As we celebrate breastfeeding week, the Ministry of Health is hoping that more people will be sensitized …

New sporting complex to open in September
Very soon, sports enthusiasts will have an additional venue to play the favourite sport of their choice. The new sporting facility is being built behind the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. On Saturday, the Minister of Sports, Patrick Faber, told Love news that the facility is being funded by Mexico. Patrick Faber – …

Ministry of Labour working to end child labour
Countries are being urged by the International Labour Organization to eliminate child labour. This morning on the Business Perspective, the Labour Commissioner, Anne Marie Thompson said that work is being done to abolish the worst kinds of child labour. Anne Marie Thompson – Labour Commissioner: “Child labor is an issue that we want to put on …

Breaking Belize NewsPJ

Future Jaguars split first two games of Under-15 championship
Belize’s under-15 boys’ football team is playing in the CONCACAF championship this week at the […]

NICH appeals for all visitors of archaeological sites to be respectful
The National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) is asking all visitors to archaeological sites […]

Belizean shot in Los Angeles
A Belizean is fighting for his life in the United States. He is Rodney Hudson, […]

Court to rule on Zabaneh land filling case
Primrose Gabourel, 76, and her son 43-year Dion Zabaneh, charged with for failure to obtain environmental […]

Man slapped with $2,500 fine for faking robbery, stealing company money
Belize City sees its fair, and sometimes more than fair, share of robberies. But one […]

Local hero saves persons from drowning
Minutes ago a vehicle plunged into the Belize River near the Swing Bridge in Belize […]

“Sunny skies for today,” says Met Office
The 24-hour weather forecast prepared by the National Meteorological Service of Belize calls for fair […]

Tourism minister asks public to cooperate with new water taxi regulations
Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Jr. appealed to the public yesterday to cooperate with the new regulations on boat travel being enacted by the Belize Port Authority[…]

Blogs

Return to Blackadore Caye, Belize…Yes…Leo’s Island
I visited the island in June of 2016 for the first time – which the Blackadore development team/scientists were there. It is BEYOND stunning. And I JUST returned – with Marcos of Creative Tours – for a visit. Jeff and some friends and guests were going to wade around the island to fly fish and my friend Jamie and I wanted to do a bit of exploring, swimming and sunning. Despite what recent articles say – there is NO WAY a resort is opening here in 2020. All that you can find on the island is one white mangrove tree, caretakers, lots of high sharp grass and coconut trees and about 14 billion blue crabs. Here are my photos from one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been to.

International Sourcesizz

Belize Reporting an Increase in Dengue Cases
Belize is reporting a 10 percent increase in the number of confirmed dengue fever cases within a one week period, with 40 percent of these cases being children. “We do have an increase from the preliminary data that we have managed to take out. We have 789 confirmed cases which will be a 10 percent increase average from what we reported exactly one week ago, with the Cayo District now having a higher increase in terms of numbers,” said Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services. He said Corozal, which is located at least nine miles from the border with Mexico, has the second-highest number of dengue cases in terms of total cases.

Will Central America’s nearly two century-old land dispute finally be put to rest?
The Central American republic of Guatemala has, since the mid-1800s, claimed much of the land governed by neighboring Belize – at times even claiming the whole country as Guatemala’s own territory. Now, after decades of tension and both countries on the brink of armed conflict, the governments of Guatemala and Belize have decided to take the issue to the UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ). “The territorial and maritime dispute between Belize and Guatemala was inherited by both countries from their previous colonial powers, the United Kingdom and Spain. Following its conquest of the region, Spain claimed sovereignty over all of Central America. The British settlers and their slaves first arrived in present-day Belize in the 17th century, but they were considered outlaws by Spain. The Spanish crown signed several treaties with Great Britain during the 18th century, granting certain rights to the settlers but retaining sovereignty,” explained Victor Bulmer-Thomas, an honorary professor at University College London’s Institute of the Americas, to World Politics Review (WPR).

Ancient Maya Engaged In Violent Warfare Long Before The Start Of Their Civilization’s Collapse
It is widely thought that the Maya people were relatively peaceful compared to other civilizations such as the Aztecs, and that the warfare that led to their collapse only kicked in when climate change-related droughts reduced food supplies and escalated tensions existing in the kingdom. Warfare did exist, but it was considered ritualistic and on a small scale – raids to kidnap a high-profile captive for ransom, sacrifice or to keep rival dynasties in line, for example – rather than deliberate decimation. A new study published in Nature Human Behaviour, however, has revealed evidence that total warfare among the Maya occurred more often and much earlier than thought. The evidence suggests that they used deliberate “scorched-earth” military campaigns – designed to destroy croplands and other vital resources – even during the height of Maya prosperity and sophistication.

A tale of two basins: Tropical systems inundate West Pacific as Atlantic remains quiet
An observation of satellite imagery around the world shows a tale of two basins with an abundance of tropical systems prowling through the western Pacific, while the Atlantic Ocean remains devoid of any organized tropical storms. After five typhoon-free months, the western Pacific ocean has turned quite active. As Tropical Storm Francisco strikes Japan on Tuesday, Tropical Storm Lekima is forecast to become a typhoon by midweek and a new formed Tropical Storm, Krosa, near Guam may brew into another typhoon, potentially even stronger than the first two. Meanwhile, the Atlantic basin remains barren of any storm formations following Barry and Tropical Depression Three in July. Amid the annual doldrums period, storm activity in the Atlantic has been comparatively nonexistent. In contrast with the West Pacific, the two basins have seen polar opposite developments. Part of this could be due to the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO), an oscillation with similar impacts to El Niño, that can dramatically impact weather developments around the world.

Videos

  • The Business Perspective is Live on Love FM, 90min.

  • REDD+ Belize "Our Forest Is Our Future", 3.5min. REDD+ is a long term forest based initiative that seeks to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and increase carbon sequestration from Belize’s forest.

  • Campbellsville Belize trip, 21min.

  • Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize - Ambergis Caye, 1.5min. Snorkelling in Hol Chan Marine Reserve, San Pedro Belize.

  • Altun Ha Belize, 3.5min. Travel at Maya sites

  • Ahmadiyya in Belize, 2min. Did You Know the Ahmadiyya Basketball League is a household name in the country of Belize?

  • Trendy with your professional work wear - PINK Boutique, 22min. Cindy Cattouse of Pink Boutique.

  • Total Business Solutions Limited (TBSL) is the authority in GIS technology, 29min. Total Business Solutions Limited (TBSL) is the authority in GIS technology. Today we asked them to share a few of the ways the technology is being used to address important areas of national development. The talked about how it is being used to support the sugar industry, the business sector and crime fighting strategies. On our couch: Loretta Palacio - Managing Director, TBSL. Antonio Cano - GIS Analyst, TBSL. Fallon Santos - Operations Manager, TBSL.

  • World Breastfeeding Week and the theme is "Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding", 37min. t's World Breastfeeding Week and the theme is "Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding." Representatives of the Ministry of Health designate this week to promoting the importance of exclusive breastfeeding. They are advocating for dads to become engaged in breastfeeding and to share in the bonding with the baby. On our couch: Dr. Jorge Polanco - INCAP Country Coordinator, MOH. Ada Cuello - Nutritionist, MOH. Penelope K. Casasola - Advanced Lactation Consultant.

  • Bruk it down Jenny - losed of our World of Work series,37 min. "Bruk It Down with Jenny" closed of our World of Work series with a talk on how to develop and maintain proper work etiquette. Jenny Lovell, Mental Health Professional, explained that etiquette is important to ensure you have successful relationships in your work settings. She shared guidelines on what to do to build your professional relationships.

  • Youth Advocacy Through Arts (YATA), 45min. Youth Advocacy Through Arts (YATA) has been in existence since 2013. The intention is to use the arts to share messages of healing and growth through theatre. The team is gearing up for a show called WAKE which will be held at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts on 23rd-24th August, 2019. Our guests talked with us about show and how they hope it will bring come pointed discussions about race and ethnicity in Belize. On our couch: Joseph Stamp Romero - Founder/Writer, YATA. Raheem Phillips - Actor, YATA. Shamarie Lamb - Actress, YATA. Mirna Rivero - Actress, YATA.

  • The LGBTQ Community is celebrating PRIDE Belize Week, 25min. The LGBTQ Community is celebrating PRIDE Belize Week. The celebration is in commemoration of the historic ruling against Section 53. Representatives of PETAL, Belize Trans Color (BTC) and Empower Yourself Belize Movement (EYBM)talked with us about what's planned for this week. The theme is: United by Pride, Bound for Equality, Together Building Belize. Pridefest takes place on 10th August at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. On our couch Simone Hill - Coordinator, PETAL. Kendale Trapp - Executive Director, EYBM. Kenny White - Executive Director, BTC.

  • Range of issues relating to family relationships, purpose and masculinity, 82min. We talked with four men about their perspectives on a range of issues relating to family relationships, purpose and masculinity. The men talked about the misconceptions people have of the modern man and shared their personal experiences and influences. On our couch: Fermin Olivera - Social Worker/ Professional Counselor, Jonathan Vellos - Multi Media Professional, Edmond Staine - Community Activist, Ashton Coleman - Graphic Designer/Online Talk Show Host.

  • Department of Youth Services - Open Day for International Day of the Youth, 26min. Department of Youth Services - Open Day for International Day of the Youth Renata Samuels - Communications Officer, DYS. Kris Miller - Carom Youth Ambassador.

  • Tek Time Fi Read Book Project, 23min. Patricia " Patch" Coy - Project Organizer, Kayleigh Witty - Project Organizer, Zaria Obi - Project Organizer.

  • Belize Port Authority - New Regulations for Water Taxi, 33min. Sherlett Martinez - Assistant Commissioner, Belize Port Authority

  • Police Link Up, 60min.

  • Scuba Diving Belize. 2-11-19. Hat Caye Wall. 70ft, 66'. Aggressor III, 32min.

  • Belize San Antonio, 15min.

  • Police Check Point, 60min.