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No one can eat “fancy buildings and cement streets!” — Hon. Cordel Hyde

No one can eat “fancy buildings and cement streets!” — Hon. Cordel Hyde

“Dem di build wan building weh cost 4.7 million dollars, but right behind da building deh, hundreds a people di live pan London Bridge, hundreds a people nuh have access to light and water, hundreds a [...]

Florencio Marin, Sr., receives Party Leader’s Award for outstanding service

Florencio Marin, Sr., receives Party Leader’s Award for outstanding service

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Feb. 11, 2018– Hon. Florencio Marin, Sr., the retired People’s United Party (PUP) senior parliamentarian and representative of the Corozal South East constituency, who is also a former deputy PUP leader, became the [...]

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) rates Belize

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) rates Belize

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 8, 2018– The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) released its 2017 Caribbean economic review and its 2018 outlook at an annual press conference held in Barbados on Wednesday this week. A review of [...]

United States versus Andrew Bennett inches forward with verification of evidence

United States versus Andrew Bennett inches forward with verification of evidence

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018– Attorney Andrew Bennett, for whom the United States Secretary of State has issued an extradition request to Belize Minister of Foreign Affairs, appeared in the Magistrate’s Court of Chief Magistrate [...]

PM Barrow “not worried” about President Trump’s remarks

PM Barrow “not worried” about President Trump’s remarks

The US president remarked that countries which voted at the UN against the US are not the US’s friends and would be “treated accordingly” BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 1, 2018– Today, at the launch of the [...]

Despite increase in murders, police crime statistics reveal a drop in major crimes

Despite increase in murders, police crime statistics reveal a drop in major crimes

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 26, 2018– With the exception of murders, the crime statistics released by the Belize Police Department yesterday, Thursday, point to an overall decrease in major crimes. During the first three weeks of [...]

Ann-Marie Williams exits National Women’s Commission for CARICOM appointment

Ann-Marie Williams exits National Women’s Commission for CARICOM appointment

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 25, 2018– Ann-Marie Williams, the first Executive Director for the National Women’s Commission of Belize, last month resigned from the post she has held for nine years to take up a new [...]

“Spineless” Sedi on Guatemalan Kaibiles walking into Belize territory as if they owned it

“Spineless” Sedi on Guatemalan Kaibiles walking into Belize territory as if they owned it

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 22, 2018– Last Tuesday, the temperature at our Western border rose to a level that was a little higher than normal. First, a Guatemalan journalist for the Prensa Libre, Rigoberto Escobar López, [...]

Fire leaves 28 people on Glynn Street homeless

Fire leaves 28 people on Glynn Street homeless

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 17, 2018– A massive fire that occurred at about 12:30 this morning on Glynn Street in Belize City, behind the Salvation Army Building, completely destroyed 3 buildings and left 28 people homeless. [...]

Police United, Freedom Fighters and Verdes win in Week 1 of PLB 2017-2018 Closing Season

Police United, Freedom Fighters and Verdes win in Week 1 of PLB 2017-2018 Closing Season

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 15, 2018– Week 1 is in the books for the Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2017-2018 Closing Season, and already the race is on for the aggregate regular season points total and [...]