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Fugitive Rodwell Arzu, 38, captured in Honduras

PUERTO CORTEZ, Honduras, Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020-- The search for a fugitive from Belize law enforcement, Rodwell Arzu, 38, a laborer of Independence, Stann...

Government soon to decide on boledo contract

-Contributed- The boledo and Sunday lottery contract which Brads Gaming Company signed with the Government of Belize in 2009 expires on 31st March, 2020. This...

Political clientelism: fleecing the people 

Entire dissertations have been written about political clientelism, so I won’t pretend to be an expert on the topic. In his dissertation, “Big Game,...

Hon. Hugo Patt sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 11, 2020-- On Sunday, at the United Democratic Party’s national convention, delegates swept Team Saldivar into the United Democratic Party...

MSNBC’s Kendis Gibson tells media to “cool off” on negative news

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020--Belizean-American Kendis Gibson, news anchor at MSNBC, a prominent news network in the United States, hosted a short workshop...

“Enough is enough!” “A shame and a travesty!” say 3 Belize District champion football clubs

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020-- Things have been dicey all this week in national/party politics; but also in football politics, and some clubs...

Corozal F.A. hosts international games

COROZAL TOWN, Mon. Feb. 10, 2020-- The Corozal Football Association (CFA) management took the opportunity to invest in international friendly games. Through our continuous...

Orange Walk F.A. 1st Division Week #4 results

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Mon. Feb. 10, 2020-- The Orange Walk Football Association (OWFA) Amateur 1st Division 2019-2020 Closing Season continued over the weekend with...

Belize District football games; “strike two” on BDFA Extraordinary Congress

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 12, 2020-- After its attempted Extraordinary Congress of December 18, 2019, with only 5 member clubs was declared null and...

Cornelius Dueck says Spanish Lookout leadership is repressive

Mr. Cornelius Dueck, who once contested an election to be a standard bearer for the UDP, who once led the National Reform Party which...

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Patrick defeated; then John steps down

Hon. Patrick Faber and Hon. John Saldivar, the two political leaders who contended for leadership of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) last Sunday,...

Betraying the people is a very bad thing

Since past behavior is a good gauge of what one will do in the future, it is a near given that when the United...

Falling merchandize exports, increasing dependence on services

It’s not the prettiest picture that’s seen when we take a first glance at the latest data from the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB)...

A coronavirus to worry about; a convention to watch

From the Hondo to the Sarstoon and from Half Moon Caye to Benque Viejo del Carmen, the two gripping stories right now are a...

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A large brig loaded with mahogany was lying at anchor with a pilot on board waiting for favorable weather to put to sea. The...

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Those of my generation who did history at the high school (“Ordinary”) level in the 1950s and 1960s basically studied mostly British and a...

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But by this time Garvey had split with the American association and had formed his so-called Parent Body of the Universal Negro Improvement Association....

Corruption by government officials amounts to treason

Dear Editor, Your editorial in the January 28, 2020 edition which stated that corruption is the greatest threat to a nation, was impressive and made...

Belize will become a republic, with a military junta!

Feb. 11, 2020 Dear Editor, Greetings. May you kindly give space for the following: Belizeans!!! Sisters and brothers. The architects of the triangle of Central American...

The massive importance of the “common good”

Dear Editor, The “common good” consists of those facilities — material, cultural or institutional—that the members of a community provide to all members in order...

Derricia Castillo-Salazar writes Brigadier General Steven Ortega

Dear Brigadier General Ortega, I am writing to you on behalf of myself and other former officers of the BDF, and on behalf of the...
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PUP plan massive demonstration

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020-- The Opposition People’s United Party held a press conference this morning at the Princess Ramada Hotel, and several...
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Un gran bergantín cargado de caoba estaba anclado con un piloto a bordo esperando clima favorable para navegar. El piloto tenía con él a...

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Aquellos de mi generación que cursaron historia en el nivel secundario (“Ordinario”) en las décadas de 1950 y 1960 básicamente estudiaron principalmente historia británica...

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Pero para entonces Garvey se había separado de la asociación estadounidense y había formado su llamado Cuerpo Controlante de la Asociación Universal para la...

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Marx dijo famosamente que la religión era el opio de las masas. La religión no es el opio de la oligarquía, fíjense: la religión...

Traicionar a la gente es algo muy malo

Dado que el comportamiento pasado es un buen indicador de lo que uno hará en el futuro, es casi seguro que cuando el Partido...

Caen las exportaciones de mercancías, aumenta la dependencia en servicios

No es la imagen más bonita que se ve cuando echamos un primer vistazo a los últimos datos del Instituto de Estadística de Belize...

Un coronavirus por el que preocuparse; una convención para mirar

Desde el Hondo hasta el Sarstún y desde Cayo Half Moon hasta Benque Viejo del Carmen, las dos noticias cautivadoras en este momento son...

Nuevo líder guatemalteco acercándose a sus vecinos

El nuevo presidente de Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, asumió el cargo el 14 de enero, y en sus primeras dos semanas en el cargo vimos...

Chinese hospitals discharge 1,153 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

2020-02-06 – Xinhuanet-- Wednesday saw 261 people walk out of the hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report. Cured patients...

China, Russia to defy US sanctions over support to Venezuela

RUSSIA, Sun. Feb. 10, 2020 (teleSUR)-- The Russian government rejected on Monday the U.S. threats to impose new sanctions against several Russian companies for their cooperation with Venezuela in the oil...
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