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Monthly Archives: March, 2017

Senate denies PACT Bill; GOB to override decision

The PACT Amendment Bill, considered a ‘money Bill,’ was denied by the senate received a seven to six vote, with all social partners voting in opposition.

EU to lift quotas on sugar

The sustainability of Belize’s sugar industry is now uncertain as the European Union (EU) is seeking to lift quotas on cane sugar, and exchange it with beet sugar.

Invest 90-L being monitored for early hurricane activity

Since Sunday, March 26th, the National Hurricane Center has been closely monitoring the first Invest 90-L, which is sitting east of the Bahamas, for its potential to develop into a subtropical storm.

SPTC Softball Tournament advancing to playoffs

There is only one more set of games before The San Pedro Town Council Softball Tournament advances to the playoffs.

Arson suspected after fire engulfs apartment building in Caye Caulker

A blazing fire suspected to be arson on Friday, March 24th in Caye Caulker Village gutted the second level of an apartment building.

Tiger Sharks defeat Belize Hurricanes and Western Ballaz

With only three weeks remaining until the playoffs, the Tiger Sharks are once again in first place with 16 accumulative points.

SPHS celebrates Drug Awareness Week

Under the theme, “Put a cap on drugs”, San Pedro High School (SPHS) celebrated its fifth annual Drug Awareness Week.

BWS repairs faulty water breaker to address low water pressure issues

Belize Water Services (BWS) scheduled an interruption to replace a faulty breaker on Wednesday, March 22nd, seeking to regulate water pressure in time for the Easter holidays.