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Saturday, June 22, 2024

World Blood Donor Day 2024

Photo: Person donating blood by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY,...

Dr. Luz Longsworth is UB’s new Vice Chairperson

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 17,...

The rise of global temperatures is affecting Belize

Photo: Ramon Frutos giving a lecture at...

The Jewel: “We’re giving it away”!

Photo: Celeste Pederson, Real Estate Broker U.S.-trained real estate broker advocates for urgent licensure in Belize COROZAL, Mon. June 17, 2024 Celeste Pederson, a real estate broker behind Celeste Kimberly Properties, was licensed in the state of California, USA, in commercial real estate, and recently started practicing...

Force of nature caused Coastal road damage

Photo: Damaged Coastal Plains Highway at Mile 17.5 BELMOPAN, Mon. June 17, 2024 After heavy rainfall over the weekend, early-bird motorists using the recently upgraded US$79.2 million Coastal Plains Highway to save travel time encountered...

Selgado sentenced to 10 years

by Roy Davis (freelance reporter) BELIZE CITY, Fri. June 14, 2024 Attorney Oscar William Selgado, 54, who was convicted of abetment to murder, appeared emotionless today when he stood in the dock of the High...

Graduation highlights

Photo: Abraham Alvarez, valedictorian Sacred Heart JC class of 2024 graduation ceremony by Kristen Ku SAN IGNACIO TOWN, Cayo District, Mon. June 17, 2024 On Saturday, June 15, the Sacred Heart Auditorium in San Ignacio Town became a hub...
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Man killed in RTA in the south

by Charles Gladden SANTA CRUZ, Stann Creek District, Mon. June 17, 2024 A man from southern Belize is dead as a result of a road traffic accident that occurred over the weekend in Santa Cruz...

Couple attacked after attending a concert

Photo: (l-r) Doris Grant and Austin Underwood Woman labeled as land scam artist one of the two who received gunshot injuries by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 17, 2024 In the early hours of Sunday, June...

Dr. Luz Longsworth is UB’s new Vice Chairperson

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 17, 2024 Today, Monday, June 17, the University of Belize’s Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Luz Longsworth has been elected as the Vice Chairperson for the Board of Trustees of the University of Belize (UB). A meeting was held by the university’s Board of Trustees last week on Thursday, June 13, where Dr. Longsworth was elected, according to a press release issued by UB. She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (Higher Education Management) from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom, and is currently the Senior Corporate Director of Sandals Corporate University. The Chairman of UB’s Board of Trustees, Godfrey Smith, said “Dr....

Editorial

Sacrifice—the death penalty option

The recent events at the San Ignacio Community Hospital on June 1st drive home ever so clearly the predicament our small developing nation faces in balancing our quest for...

GG welcomes three new ambassadors

Photo: (l-r) His Excellency Nikolaos Kotrokois, Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic (Greece) and The...

The rise of global temperatures is affecting Belize

Photo: Ramon Frutos giving a lecture at Benque’s House of Culture on Friday, part of the yearly Versavel Series of Lectures by Orlando Pulido SANTA ELENA TOWN, Cayo District, Sun. June 16, 2024 A leading Belizean climate change expert has informed us of the expected changes in Belize due to...
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Toledo Alcalde Association challenges A.G.’s decision in court

Photo: Toledo Alcalde Association at court by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 13, 2024 The Toledo Alcalde Association (TAA) appeared in court yesterday to seek permission for a judicial review of a decision made by...

From the Publisher

I thought you readers would be interested in a couple bits of information about the dispute between Great Britain...

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In last Friday’s column, I submitted a list of...

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Massive respect must be given to the great courage...

Belize calls for U.S. to remove Cuba from SSOT list

by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Fri. May 24, 2024 The Government...

AstraZeneca acknowledges vaccine side effects

by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 9, 2024 The Oxford-AstraZeneca...

Belize and Basketball

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 Dear Editor, Shortly after the national Under...

Crossroads of history

Thursday, June 6, 2024 Dear Editor, Many years ago, I listened...
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Features

Robotics and blue pills big in America

by Colin Hyde I would ask for forgiveness for intafayring...

Juneteenth today!

Sunday, June 16, 2024 On June 19, 1865, slaves in...

2 days in detention for whistling

by Colin Hyde My sense is there are girls who...

The ortolan!

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 A staple among French delicacies, which...

Sports

Our basketball heroes

BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 12, 2024 The Belize National U18...

Maskall girls and Ladyville boys win Belize District primary schools football championships

Photo: Our Lady of Lourdes RC, girls champions by Charles...

Defenders going to finals

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 10, 2024 After sweeping...

Belize finishes 4th in FIBA AmeriCup Group B games

by Charles Gladden ARGENTINA, Thurs. June 6, 2024 After riding a...
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