Highlights

Charles “Paco” Lewis!

Charles “Paco” Lewis!

Legendary Belizean footballer! Charles “Paco” Lewis is a highly celebrated and legendary Belizean football player today. His beloved teammates and friends of the legendary Belizean football team of the 1970s, Chito’s Rangers – Gregsie Jones and [...]

February 10’s Belizean Study Circle in L.A. on the ICJ

February 10’s Belizean Study Circle in L.A. on the ICJ

The educational Belizean Study Circle on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) referendum sponsored in Los Angeles by BREDAA on February 10, 2019 brought to the Belizean diaspora in the United States and across the world, [...]

Mayor Bernard Wagner leads delegation to Taiwan Smart Cities Summit & Expo

Mayor Bernard Wagner leads delegation to Taiwan Smart Cities Summit & Expo

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 4, 2019– Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner, and a delegation he led to Taipei, Taiwan, returned home over the weekend, after attending the 2019 Smart Cities Summit & Expo. Accompanying Mayor Wagner [...]

Hardcore politics: the dying breed of Belizean politicians

Hardcore politics: the dying breed of Belizean politicians

3/28/2019– As I watched the budget debate in the House this week, I was struck by the behavior of some of our mostly male-dominated, elected leaders, ironically being corralled by a lone female House Speaker trying [...]

The budget debate that never was

The budget debate that never was

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 27, 2019– Belize politicians and elected area representatives are a strange bunch. Every year they gather in the chambers of the National Assembly under the premise that they will debate the government [...]

New initiatives to combat motorcycle collisions and death

New initiatives to combat motorcycle collisions and death

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 25, 2019– Four persons were killed in 3 separate traffic collisions involving motorcycles that occurred over the weekend. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams said that police are seeing an increase in the [...]

Edward “Mandingo” Gabourel: From printing Amandala to pioneer in the Valley of Peace

Edward “Mandingo” Gabourel: From printing Amandala to pioneer in the Valley of Peace

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 21, 2019– In his youth, Edward Lincoln Gabourel was a very strong, powerfully built, but quiet man, who became known as “Mandingo.” Essentially, he has lived a quiet life, even though, at [...]

Opposition leader blasts Barrow’s budget as “flat and uninspired”

Opposition leader blasts Barrow’s budget as “flat and uninspired”

BELMOPAN, Fri. Mar. 15, 2019– Although the budget debate is set for next Monday and Tuesday, the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. John Briceño, did not wait for debate day; the area representative for Orange Walk [...]

Creating a home for women in need

Creating a home for women in need

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 14, 2019– Thistle Farms, in Tennessee, is a home for women who are survivors of human trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. It has helped many women, and its sister communities around the world [...]

Legal opinion commissioned by Bar Association indicates strength and weakness in Belize’s ICJ legal case

Legal opinion commissioned by Bar Association indicates strength and weakness in Belize’s ICJ legal case

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 7, 2019– The Belize Bar Association commissioned an independent legal opinion on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute from a ranking expert on International Law, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD, from the University of the [...]