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Specials and Events
Last night's TV news on Channel 7, Channel 5, LOVETV, PGTV, Reef TV, KREM, and CTV 3. Also with the most recent Open Your Eyes, Belize Now, Talk Ah Di Town, and other specials.
The San Pedro Sun
San Pedro Pirates F.C fall 4-0 against Mexico’s Atlante F.C
Football fanatics in San Pedro Town flocked the Ambergris Stadium on Saturday, September 7th to attend the international friendly match between the current national champions, San Pedro Pirates and the Mexican football club Atlante. The visiting team, hailing from Cancun, Mexico, overcame the island team, dominating most of the game and taking back home the 4-0 victory.
Destinee Arnold will represent Belize at Miss Universe 2019
Roaring Creek’s 26-year-old Destinee Dominique Arnold became the new Miss Universe Belize 2019-2020 on Friday, September 6th in Belize City.
Destinee ArnoldThe pageant to select Belize’s beauty ambassador was held inside the Civic Centre and saw Arnold besting seven other candidates: Destiny Wagner, Markeisha Young, Ryeann Smith, Aarti Sooknandan, Tianney Lamb, Josselyn Cerin and San Pedro’s very own Vivian Noralez. Arnold is the 30th Belizean woman to represent the Jewel in the international Miss Universe beauty pageant, which is taking place in Seoul, South Korea in December of this year.
Miss San Pedro Coronation & Battle Of St. George’s Caye Day Celebration
Litzy was joined on stage by the other four Miss San Pedro contestants along with Mayor Daniel Guerrero and councilors. They then led the parade from the Sports Field to Boca Del Rio Park followed by Minister Manuel Heredia, Mayor Daniel Guerrero the San Pedro Town Council staff, followed by the many schools of San Pedro including ABC Pre-School, Brighter Tomorrow Pre-School, Little Angels Pre-School, San Pedro Pre-School, The Island Academy, San Pedro RC School, Ambergris Caye Elementary School, Isla Bonita Elementary School, New Horizons SDA School, Holy Cross Anglican School and the San Pedro High School.
Various Belizean Sources
The Belize Network of NGOs (BNN) hereby announces the following new appointments:
Dr. Oxaku Tehu Kax'Oxo II (Tropical Rainforest Institute of Belize) has been selected to be BNN’s representative on the University of Belize Board of Trustees for a period of three (3) years. Dr. Kax'Oxo II was born in Washington DC and is a Belizean citizen. His father is from Sierra Leone and his mother is a Cayetano from Stann Creek. He lives in Cristo Rey, Cayo.
Valdemar Andrade (Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association) will represent BNN on the REDD+ Readiness Preparation Project Technical Expert Group. The REDD+ Project will assist Belize to prepare to participate in future REDD+ carbon payment transactions, through a participatory and inclusive process. Project implementation began in early 2017 and will conclude on December 31, 2020.
A body has been found miles off the area of San Lorenzo Road
The body is believed to be that of Christopher Chi, the fourteen year old minor who went missing on Friday September 6th at around 5:00 pm from Yo Creek, Orange Walk District. The minor was last seen in the company of an individual on a motorcycle believed to be his friend. While we understand police has interviewed this individual, he has denied the allegations of being with the victim. We will more on this story on Wednesday's newscast.
New River Boat Trip 7th September 2019
I was invited by Friends of the New River (FNR) to go on a boat trip with them and the Department of Environment (DoE) on Saturday 7th September 2019 to observe the state of the New River, and after the boat trip attend a meeting where remediation options would be presented.
This is a factual record of that trip.
Coronation and Ceremony in Corozal
Corozal Town Council Held their Coronation and Ceremony this morning in front of Central Park. Then, the 10th Parade was held after the Ceremony in Corozal. Lots of people came out to enjoy this event.
Family Fun Day at the Palapa Beach Garden on Caye Caulker
Lots of good photos!
Happy September 10th - St. George's Caye Day from all of us in Corozal
Enjoy your holiday.
September 10th Celebrations
The 221st anniversary of the Battle of St. George's Caye was celebrated today at the Memorial Park in Belize City.
Dr. Jaime Awe selected 'Person of the Year 2019'
Renowned Belizean archaeologist, Dr. Jaime Awe, has been selected 'Person of the Year 2019' by the Embassy of Belize in Washington, D.C.
Congratulations Dr. Awe!!
Happy St. George’s Caye Day! Here’s a recap of Belize City’s 10th of September parade
Lots of awesome photos!
UDP Standard Bearer gets office in Hopeville
A short ceremony was held to mark the opening of the UDP Standard Bearer for Toledo East, Dennis Garbutt's office in Hopeville yesterday.
Breaking Belize News
Businessman reportedly shot in robbery down south
Minutes ago there was a shooting in southern Belize.
A Chinese businessman is said to have been fatally shot inside his place of business in Bella Vista, Toledo. […]
FBI issues statement regarding arrest of GST’s Deputy Director General
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a statement regarding the arrest of Reynaldo Verde for extortion.
Verde is Belize’s Deputy Director General of the General Sales Tax (GST) Department. […]
Body of missing minor found
The Jasmine Alert program issued a statement a short while ago notifying the public that the body of missing minor, Christopher Chi has been found.
The family and residents had organized a search party and discovered the body. […]
Belize marks 221st anniversary of Battle of St. George’s Caye
This day, acknowledges Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner, is unlike any other.
The naval engagement commemorated this morning as it has been for 221 years, he said, was the start of an even bigger fight for our society. […]
2020 Belize Calendar of FUN
Obviously, there is always something to do in Belize, regardless of the date. Whether it’s chillaxing on the beach or hanging out with the locals of Belize. It’s always a great time to be in Belize. However, Belize is also filled with festivals and other amazing events - what do you expect from a culturally rich country like Belize? Check out list the top festivals in Belize, where you can be sure to have an absolutely amazing time!
Let’s start with the obvious - spending New Year’s Day in Belize. What could be more amazing than welcoming in a new year, in one of the most lively and beautiful countries on the planet. There are many experiences to be had Belize, whether it’s something a little more personal, or a giant party.
The Battle of St. George’s Caye Day Ceremonies at the Memorial Park in Belize City, 3hr18min.
The Battle of St. George's Caye Official Ceremonies - Memorial Park, 1.5hr.
September 10th parade in San Pedro Town, 5min.
September 10th parade in San Pedro Town! #2, 4.5min.
St. George's Caye Day Ceremony 2019, 1hr18min.
Battle of Saint George’s Caye 10th Parade in Coroza, 12min.
Tender boat Ride To Belize City, 10min. Once Upon A Table Guin and Caroline take a tender boat to Belize City from the Carnival Vista in search of local Belize shopping and food. This is their journey there on the tender boat.
The Natural Arch, .5min.
10th Day of September Song, min. Fr. Bernard Abeling wrote the song: "It was the Tenth Day of September, the 98th Anno Domini". There have been many musical versions of the song, a march, but the words have remained the same. Fr. Abeling was the brother or Dr. Karl Heusner's wife Kate Abeling.
Fr. Abeling was a Jesuit priest in Belize in the early 1900s.
Corozal September 10, 2019 Parade, 8.5min. On September 10, 2019, the Corozal Town Council held their Coronation and Ceremony at the Corozal Central Park. It commenced at 10am. By then, the chairs were filled by a massive crowd from across Corozal to witness this event. Some of the people did enjoy watching Saint George's Caye day Parade 2019.
TCBCC Member Donates 40 Digital Tablets to Belize, 21min.
Walking the Streets of Santa Elena, Cayo, Belize, 10min.
Exploring Abandoned Houses in Mountain Pine Ridge of Cayo, Belize, 7.5min.
SWIMMING WITH SHARKS & San Pedro's Famous CHICKEN DROP | SAN PEDRO BELIZE, 8.5min. On our second day in San Pedro, Belize, we swam with nurse sharks, explored the second largest reef in the world, and then watched some chickens poop on numbers at a bar. Ever been to Belize?
HAPPY 10TH SEPTEMBER BELIZE CITIZEN PARADE, 10min.
BELIZE CARNIVAL 2019:: DAY1, 20min.
Needle fish get eaten in half by Barracuda!!!!!, 3min. i was not expecting this to happen it was wild i love it!!!
(Fishing is my drug)