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Young Belizean footballer on threshold of  Barcelona dreams

Young Belizean footballer on threshold of Barcelona dreams

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 16, 2018– For a couple more days, there is still a realistic possibility that a young Belizean football player from Mango Creek, Independence, could make a giant leap into a world of [...]

Doing business at Vital Statistics Unit requires a great expenditure of time and patience

Doing business at Vital Statistics Unit requires a great expenditure of time and patience

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018– The government department that is now known as the Vital Statistics Unit, with its primary function of issuing official birth, death and marriage certificates, has always been under the Judiciary. [...]

Belizeans win gold and bronze at powerlifting competition in Mexico

Belizeans win gold and bronze at powerlifting competition in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Wed. Aug. 8, 2018– The Belize Powerlifting Association (BPA) recently sent three of its athletes to compete in the 16th Annual North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF) 2018 Championships held this year in Mexico [...]

PUP vetting committee says no to Arthur Saldivar’s run in Belmopan convention

PUP vetting committee says no to Arthur Saldivar’s run in Belmopan convention

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 6, 2018– This morning, the Opposition People’s United Party chairman, Henry Charles Usher, confirmed on Positive Vibes, the party’s television and radio show, that the party’s vetting committee had rejected the application [...]

UEF celebrates Emancipation Day with Professor Bayyinah Bello

UEF celebrates Emancipation Day with Professor Bayyinah Bello

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 1, 2018– Today is Emancipation Day, marking an end to the institution of slavery in the British Caribbean on August 1, 1834. While the day is observed throughout many of the Caribbean [...]

Oceana vs Shark Fishers Association

Oceana vs Shark Fishers Association

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 30, 2018– For years, there has been talk, especially by Oceana, of banning the use of gill nets in Belize, because protected species of fish, such as bonefish and tarpon, are often [...]

Michael Modiri takes Bradley Paumen to court, over court-ordered compensation

Michael Modiri takes Bradley Paumen to court, over court-ordered compensation

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 26, 2018–Bradley Paumen, an American businessman and owner of Dark Knight Cave Tours, and Michael Modiri an Iranian-American businessman who owns land that is adjacent to Paumen’s property, have been feuding and [...]

San Pedro-based Edward Aguilar called to the Belize bar

San Pedro-based Edward Aguilar called to the Belize bar

BELIZE CITY, Fri. July 20, 2018– The Supreme Court of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin convened around 9:00 a.m. today to hear the evidence in the fixed date claim of Edward Aguilar, a young Belizean attorney who [...]

BDF attorney to be appointed a magistrate

BDF attorney to be appointed a magistrate

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 19, 2018– Lionel Olivera, 33, a major in the Belize Defence Force, will be sworn in as a magistrate by Chief Justice Hon. Kenneth Benjamin on Friday, July 27. Olivera said he [...]

Diaspora Belizeans providing diabetes education at home

Diaspora Belizeans providing diabetes education at home

BELIZE CITY, Fri. July 13, 2018– Belizeans in the diaspora have been making incalculable contributions to the development of Belize for a number of years in many areas. In their own way, many of these Belizeans [...]