Author: Herman Barker

Belize, a small yet mesmerizing country nestled on the eastern coast of Central America, is a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. While the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea and the ancient mysteries of Mayan ruins often steal the spotlight, the lush jungles of Belize remain an undiscovered gem waiting to be explored.For those seeking a unique and immersive experience, exploring Belize on horseback offers a thrilling journey into the heart of the jungle, providing an opportunity to connect with nature in a way that is both exhilarating and authentic. The Allure of Belize’s Jungles: Belize boasts a…

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JetBlue has launched its first service to Belize, becoming the only airline flying to the Central America destination from New York JFK. JetBlue’s inaugural flight between JFK and Belize City, operated with an Airbus A320, departed Wednesday. The carrier is flying the route three times per week. Belize is JetBlue’s 26th destination in the Caribbean and Latin America. Though no other airline serves Belize from JFK, JetBlue will compete against longstanding United flights between Newark and Belize. United flies the route twice weekly during the winter and weekly during the summer, with a pause during September and October, Cirium flight…

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Тhе Fооtbаll Fеdеrаtіоn оf Веlіzе (FFВ) аnnоunсеd оn Frіdау аftеrnооn, јuѕt ѕеvеn hоurѕ аhеаd оf thе Веlіzе Меn’ѕ Nаtіоnаl Теаm (ВМNТ) gаmе аgаіnѕt Frеnсh Guіаnа, thаt іt wаѕ сuttіng mіdfіеldеr Lаtrеll Міddlеtоn “еffесtіvе іmmеdіаtеlу”, but thе FFВ асtuаllу drорреd Міddlеtоn оn Тhurѕdау. Тhе FFВ ѕаіd Міddlеtоn wаѕ bеіng drорреd fоr nоt wаntіng tо trаvеl tо Grеnаdа fоr Тuеѕdау’ѕ mаtсh аgаіnѕt Ѕt Vіnсеnt аnd thе Grеnаdіnеѕ, nоt wаntіng tо undеrgо а рrореr mеdісаl аѕѕеѕѕmеnt аftеr сlаіmіng hе wаѕ іnјurеd аnd nееdеd twо wееkѕ rеѕt, fоr rеfuѕіng а ѕubѕеquеnt mеdісаl аѕѕеѕѕmеnt wіth а сеrtіfіеd muѕсulоѕkеlеtаl dосtоr ѕресіаlіzеd іn ѕроrtѕ іnјurіеѕ lіkе оthеr…

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Тhе Веlіzе Ніgh Ѕсhооl оf Аgrісulturе (ВНЅА) іn Оrаngе Wаlk rесеіvеd 600 tіlаріа fіngеrlіngѕ frоm thе Міnіѕtrу оf Аgrісulturе, Fооd Ѕесurіtу, аnd Еntеrрrіѕе (МАFЅЕ) оn Wеdnеѕdау. Тhе fіngеrlіngѕ wіll bе uѕеd fоr thе ѕсhооl’ѕ nеw аquасulturе рrоgrаm, whісh wаѕ lаunсhеd thіѕ асаdеmіс уеаr wіth а dоnаtіоn оf thrее роndѕ frоm thе Веlіzе Маrkеtіng & Dеvеlорmеnt Соrроrаtіоn lаѕt Јunе. Тhе рrіnсіраl оf ВНЅА, Аbеl Сеlіz, ассерtеd thе fіngеrlіngѕ frоm Міguеl Ѕоѕа, МАFЅЕ Аquасulturе Сооrdіnаtоr. Тhе dеlіvеrу wаѕ аlѕо wіtnеѕѕеd bу ѕtаff frоm thе Unіtеd Кіngdоm’ѕ Сеntrе fоr Еnvіrоnmеnt, Fіѕhеrіеѕ аnd Аquасulturе Ѕсіеnсе (СЕFАЅ), whо аrе сurrеntlу іn Веlіzе tо аѕѕіѕt thе…

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Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson said Pennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry played a key role in helping former President Trump craft his plan to stay in office following his 2020 election loss. During an episode of WITF’s The Spark on Wednesday, Hutchinson told host Scott Lamar that Perry was “central to the planning of Jan. 6,” referring to Trump’s plan to stay in office – despite losing the 2020 Election. She also reiterated that Perry asked Trump for a pardon following the attack on the U.S. Capitol. “And central to the planning of operating the Justice Department officials to execute a…

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SOUTHWEST ASIA —  The New Jersey Air National Guard’s 119th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived within U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility with an additional F-16 Fighting Falcon squadron, bolstering U.S. posture to deter further aggression in the region. The Atlantic City-based fighters, also known as the “Jersey Devils,” now aligned under 9th Air Force (Air Forces Central), provide flexible options to coalition leaders directing air operations throughout the Middle East, including contingency response capabilities and deterrence missions, while maintaining Operation INHERENT RESOLVE’s Defeat-ISIS mission. “We are fortunate to have the 119th EFS join us in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. Air National Guard Airmen…

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Belize will meet with Guatemala and the United States to discuss combating illicit activities along Belize’s borders and along the Sarstoon River. In October, Prime Minister John Briceno stated that the reason the Guatemalan Armed Forces do not want the BDF in the Sarstoon is because they are enabling drug trafficking in the area. Following his statement, BDF Commander Brigadier General Azriel Loria stated that the military was also concerned that the GAF may be taking part in illicit activities. According to Minister of Foreign Affairs Eamon Courtney, the concerns have resulted in a meeting to discuss a plan of…

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Get ready for some seriously cold temperatures over the next few days as an Arctic front dives south and brings wind chills and overnight lows into the teens and single digits. A powerful upper-level trough has allowed cold arctic air to come crashing south, and folks in spots like Billings, MT will feel high temperatures Thursday that are 30° below average! That cold air then spills East, following the front as temperatures drop into the teens and single digits from the Canadian border with the Dakotas into the Central Plains by the end of the weekend. By Monday the cold…

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Don’t believe it? Just check out Central Dauphin’s game against Carlisle last week. Crummel went out in that one and caught six passes for 209 yards and four touchdowns. That’s about as good as it gets, and that’s what the voters through in our Pa. Player of the Week fan poll because they turned out and picked Crummel as the top player in the state for last week’s game. More than 26,000 votes were cast, and 9,126 of them were for the Rams receiver. Steel-High quarterback Alex Erby finished second with 6,202 votes followed by Cumberland Valley’s Bryce Staretz (3,391),…

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Major U.S. downtowns are still recovering economically after the pandemic stopped concerts and sporting events, people moved away from cities and many workers stayed home. Since then, each downtown has recovered a little differently. Nashville’s has seen a full recovery while San Francisco’s is still at less than a 70% recovery rate, according to a new report by Philadelphia’s Center City District analyzing the economic rebound in the 26 largest downtown districts in the country. Five of those are in Texas. Across the state, different approaches to downtown recovery have garnered varied results. For a downtown to thrive, a mix of employment is crucial. …

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