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Dangriga youth pioneers Hope Run – wants Belize youth at Penn Relays

Dangriga youth pioneers Hope Run – wants Belize youth at Penn Relays

BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 21, 2017–The 1st Annual Hope Run due to be held in Dangriga on July 8 is the brainchild of Dangriga youth, Kyle Castillo, 24, who is currently studying marketing in Jamaica. Castillo [...]

RIGHT TO THE POINT: What really is a common-law union?

RIGHT TO THE POINT: What really is a common-law union?

Belize is under a common law system and one that many do not understand or know. But I dare say many do use the word “common law” very openly and easily, but I wonder how many [...]

Six Belize delegates to learn from the Garifuna land struggle in Honduras

Six Belize delegates to learn from the Garifuna land struggle in Honduras

Thurs. June 22, 2017 This Sunday, the 25th of June, a delegation of six people from Belize will travel to the Caribbean coast of Honduras where they will participate in an organized exchange focused on the [...]

Customers dissatisfied with BTL’s new network

Customers dissatisfied with BTL’s new network

BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 21, 2017–It was with much fanfare that Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) switched on its new 4G LTE network last December. The new network was supposed to have ushered in a new, faster, [...]

Under-5 deaths most common in southside Belize City

Under-5 deaths most common in southside Belize City

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 22, 2017–Belize City’s southside has been known to be one of the locations hardest hit by violent crimes and particularly homicides, but what many people may not know is that it is [...]

Dehn fighting fi power!  What’s next?

Dehn fighting fi power! What’s next?

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 19, 2017–In a Channel 5 interview last Wednesday, June 14, former FFB President Ruperto Vicente said, “I have been working for the past year. It’s been a long campaign for me, and [...]

Football shenanigans; the ghost of Bertie returns with Ruperto

Football shenanigans; the ghost of Bertie returns with Ruperto

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 12, 2017–There is something rotten in Belizean football behind the scenes, and it is so convoluted and distasteful, that we have been reluctant to delve in and divert the attention of football [...]

RIGHT TO THE POINT: Women… marriages … and children…

RIGHT TO THE POINT: Women… marriages … and children…

“Ignorantia legis neminem excusat.” — “Ignorance of the law excuses no one.” I am of the opinion that systems in society, especially the law, were designed to benefit a certain class of people, but those people [...]

Right to the Point: Of lawyers … laws and lawlessness

Right to the Point: Of lawyers … laws and lawlessness

June 8, 2017 It’s been a while that I have not written and I went without saying a word, but I hope my apology is accepted and I am forgiven for making the ink in my [...]

Ask an animal expert

Ask an animal expert

Ask an Animal Expert is a monthly column from Belize Humane Society. Every month, we’ll ask a veterinarian or other expert the most common questions about animal welfare and responsible pet ownership. This month, we find [...]