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We need to “big up” the good cops

Dear Editor, On Saturday, May 23, after a long spell of not being able to do my weekly travel to Belize City because of the...

If we go to the IMF…

Dear Editor, In March 2017, Belize renegotiated its US $526.5 million bond (BZ$1.053 billion). The interest got reduced from 5% to 4.9375 %, and was...

Letter: Supports Amandala initiative for Belize Football Hall of Fame

Fri. May 15, 2020-- First, on behalf of our organizations, namely: the Belizean American Caribbean Football Association Inc. (B.A.C.F.A.) and the Belizean American Football...

What is Belize’s plan?

Dear Editor, The US Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, said in a 60-Minute interview that a recovery won’t happen until the end of 2021. He...

BIG BOOTS

Who’s gonna fill their shoes? Who’s gonna stand that tall? … Lord, I wonder, who’s gonna fill their shoes? Belmopan, On Friday night I read Bilal Morris’ piece in...

Letter: Football Flashback – 1960’s

Houston, Texas, Sun. May 17, 2020-- Three players that I remember from that era which should make your list are: Dundee, can’t remember his...

The high crime rate and poverty are a reflection of our quality of national leadership

Dear Editor, In March 2020, Belize imported $174.1 million worth of goods, up 18.2% or $26.8 million from March 2019. In March 2020, Belize exported $26.7...

“It is not business as usual”

Dear Editor, The US debt is $25 trillion. This debt grew by US$1 trillion in 37 days (April 1 to May 7). The US will...

The world’s economic system is changing

Dear Editor, 40% of US oil rigs are offline. Vietnam, Chad, Brazil and members of OPEC are cutting their output of oil. About 50 million...

Belize and the Caribbean should have a contingency plan

Dear Editor, J.P. Morgan predicts that the United states GDP will shrink by 25% in the second quarter. Goldman Sachs estimates a 34% contraction, and...

Must Read

Belize in the eye of the storm; let’s stay there

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 1, 2020-- With the latest easing of restrictions in the State of Emergency, athletes and sports fans may be getting...

Nimrod Tillett charged for brutal murder of Yo Creek caretaker

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Fri. May 29, 2020-- An  investigation into the brutal death of Abner Novelo, 30, a farm caretaker of Yo Creek, Orange...

Tacos, gyms and boledo are back!

BELIZE CITY, Sat. May 30, 2020-- The national lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic that brought Belize’s economy to a standstill has been eased...