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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

NEMO assists Caye Caulker fire victims
A tragic fire in Caye Caulker Village during the first hours of Saturday, September 21st, left 10 families homeless and one man dead. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has activated the Community Disaster Response Team (CDRT) and aided the victims with humanitarian aid. The help, consisting of basic items such as food packs, cooking equipment, and hygienic kits among others, were transported to Caye Caulker on Sunday, September 22nd via a Belize Defense Force airplane. Later in the day, mattresses were transported from NEMO's branch in San Pedro Town with the assistance of San Pedro Fire Department, Customs and the Belize Coast Guard.

Various Belizean Sources

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Financial Aid by Belize Ministry of Foreign Affairs
If you are enrolled in a US University or recently accepted to one, and in need of zero interest financial assistance. The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS) that helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States by awarding interest-free loans of up to US$15,000 dollars.

FREE CAMP for Male and Female - BASKETBALL SKILLS
REMINDER - FREE CAMP for Male and Female - BASKETBALL SKILLS - Presented by: NCS Belize Corozal Sports Council. Featuring NBA Trainer Trey Slate of "Relentless Basketball Training". Date: September 28th and 29th, 2019 at the Andres Campos Civic Center, Corozal. Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Under 15. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 15 and over. For more information please contact Mr. Carlos Acosta at 637-4645.

CAP Fundraiser Golf Tournament
Corozal Animal Program Event - Come and join us for our CAP Fundraiser Golf Tournament on Tuesday, October 1. This is for golfers of all levels! No handicap scores, no problem! One will be assigned to you on the day of the tournament. Don't want to golf? Join us to watch the fun and have a few drinks. Beer, sodas, waters and Sue's famous Bloody Mary's will be served. All proceeds go to spaying and neutering cats and dogs in Corozal. So far this year, we have spayed or neutered 120 animals and your support enables us to do more!

Cayo Cancer Walk 2019
The San Ignacio Cancer Society is having their 7th annual Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 26th. It goes from Running W to Macal River Park. It starts at 5:30am, and there's a free bus. "Our 7th Annual Cancer Awareness Walk is set for Saturday October 26th 2019...MARK YOUR CALENDARS!"

2019 San Pedro Holiday Boat Parade
It’s almost that time of year again! Registrations will open soon, but we wanted to let you know that the date for this year’s boat parade will be Saturday, December 7! It’s free to register your boat, and we have a CASH PRIZE pool of $10,000! There is also plenty of other prizes to be won!

Channel 5

ANOTHER TEEN MISSING
The police are asking the public's assistance in locating this teen. The first is 17-year-old Gilbert Francisco Chiac from Columbia Village, Toledo District. He was last seen on September 21. If seen, the public is asked to call 911 or 922.

LADYVILLE TEENAGER MISSING
Police are searching for missing 15-year-old Keyla Capen from Ladyville, Belize. She was last seen this afternoon at around 3:30 heading towards Belize. She was wearing a black blouse and black short pants. If seen kindly call 911.

FATAL RTA
Our newsroom has received information of a fatal road traffic incident in Shipyard, Orange Walk District. Unconfirmed reports are that a man died as a result.

The Reporter

Missing Teenager From Ladyville – Police Seeks Public’s Help
The Belize Police Department is asking your assistance in locating Keyla Capen, 15, of a Ladyville address. She was last seen heading toward Belize City about 3:30pm today.

Drowning In Bermudan Landing Village
The long holiday weekend has been peaceful and happy for most Belizeans, but a tragic drowning in the village of Bermudan Landing has claimed the live of a young-man.

Breaking Belize NewsPJ

Barrow, Briceño trade barbs, well wishes in final showdown
While absent from his speech proper, there was some discussion of the end of a great political career starting to wind down – that of Prime Minister Dean Barrow.

Gapi, The Comeback?
Orange Walk North Area Representative Gaspar Vega is back, sort of. But did he ever truly go away? The former Minister of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Deputy Prime Minister lived in a sort of exile for some years, rarely making public appearances...

PUP still with Taiwan, says Briceño
Leader of the Opposition John Briceño has clarified that Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa, Belize City Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold, and Councilor Michael “Chips” Noralez did not represent the party on their trip to the People’s Republic of China(PRC) in August, though they made him aware of it.

Minor reported missing
The family of 15-year-old Keyla Capen is seeking the public’s assistance in locating her. Capen was last seen heading towards Belize city about 3:30 p.m., today.

P.M. announces initiatives in education, governance; “no stopping” infrastructure
By Aaron Humes: Prime Minister Dean Barrow has cited the advance of technology as a key in what will continue to make Belize a successful nation. He described two instances during the Independence Day Address – the joint venture between the Government and Telemedia known as the DigiLearn Project and the planned rollout of an e-governance platform.

$1,000 reward issued for return of stolen truck
A 2013 GMC Sierra truck was stolen from outside of Eruption in Ladyville around 2:30 a.m. today. The owner of the vehicle is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads directly to the whereabouts and recovery of the vehicle.

AIBL continues to wind-up liquidation process
Atlantic International Bank Limited, in a recent update via its liquidator, informed that it is working diligently in completing the steps of the liquidation process by the deadlines provided for by law with a view to distributing funds to depositors and creditors as expeditiously as possible.

Funeral announcement for Mirna Young
Santa Elena resident, Mirna Young, will be laid to rest in her hometown on Wednesday, September 25 at 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Elena Adventist Church.

Man drowns in Bermudian Landing
A man lost his life yesterday in Bermudian Landing. According to reports, George Gill was swimming when he went under water and did not resurface.

CARICOM Secretary General congratulate Belize on 38th Independence anniversary
Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque extended congratulations on behalf of CARICOM to Belize on the 38th anniversary of Independence.

Belizean film to be shown at film festival in California
“My Father Belize,” a Belizean film that will form a part of the 14th Belize International Film Festival in November, will premier later this week in the United States at the Oakland International Film Festival in California.

Government of India promises to give Latin America and the Caribbean more attention in the next five years
The Government of India has said that it will increase its presence in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the next five years as a part of its ongoing foreign policy.

Serious road traffic accident in Shipyard, Orange Walk claims 2 lives
A serious road traffic accident in Shipyard, Orange Walk has claimed 2 lives. A source informed BBN that the accident occurred around 3 to 4 this morning.

International Sourcesizz

The Autumn Equinox: exact astronomical calculations made by the ancient Maya
“From Friday 20th, through Monday 23rd September, the archaeoastronomical phenomena corresponding to the autumn equinox will be visible in different ancient Maya cities”, said Yucatecan astronomer Eddie Ariel Salazar Gamboa, who highlighted Chichen Itza, Dzibilchaltun and Oxkintok, among other Maya cities. However, the true “equality phenomena” will occur on Sunday Sep. 29, because “it is on this date the day and night will last exactly 12 hours each.” He stressed the importance of these events for the ancient Maya, both to strengthen their religion and their chronology as well as from a social point of view.

5 Fly-Fishing Destinations That Will Take Your Breath Away
Imagine you’re preparing for an amazing fly-fishing adventure. You’ve spent some time finding just the right gear—the perfect rod, some great flies. Now it’s time to pack up your tackle box, along with some hearty eats and waterproof attire, and get out on the road. If you’re new to saltwater angling, Belize’s crystal-clear flats—shallow areas along the shore—will make you a convert, pronto. There’s not much that can beat casting for bonefish, tarpon and permit in miles of turquoise water. Belize anglers consider catching all three in one day a fly-fishing Grand Slam.

Videos

  • One of the greatest Belizean pastimes, greasy pole!!!, 40sec. Object is to climb a telephone pole greased in lard all the way to the top and snatch the flag. You can try as many times as you like. I’ve only really seen it successfully completed once! Strange and fun and strange Belize festival event. What could go wrong?!

  • BELIZE INDEPENDENCE PATRIOTIC JUMP UP, 8min.

  • Belize Soca & Culture Fest Highlights 2019, 4min.

  • Independence Day Parade, Belize 2019, 6min. Independence Day Parade, Belize, September 21st. 2019

  • Belize 2019 full carnival, 2hr.

  • Belize Ambergris Caye Dive Trip, 8.5min.

  • Belize jouvert night 2019, 21min.

  • Belize Bird Rescue and Rock Farm Guesthouse, 10min.

  • Belize Travel Video 2019, 9min.

  • The Delinquent Gourmet - Belize, 22min. Gord is in Dangriga, Belize to explore the country’s unique melting pot of African, Spanish and Caribbean cuisines. Taking to the streets, he tastes the wares of vendor after vendor — Johnnycakes, tamales, garnaches – Belize’s heavenly taco. And then at the Dangriga market, our Delinquent Gourmet discovers varieties of fish he’s never even heard of!