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Who’s JR Smith?

Accomplice in a joint enterprise—or mastermind? By Marco...

No overnight solution to crime in Lake I—DPM Hyde

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 The...

National Energy Policy to be revised

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8,...

Father charged with grievous harm after newborn hospitalized

Banner, a resident of Camalote Village, was previously charged with manslaughter in 2019 for the death of his two-month-old child, Trevane Banner, and was also accused of abusing another child of his. by Khaila Gentle CAMALOTE VILLAGE, Cayo District, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 A newborn baby...

Ladyville bar owner shot dead by minor

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 Vanessa Acevedo, 35, the owner of “Cocktail Bar” on Perez Road in Ladyville, was shot dead by a 17-year-old robber in the pre-dawn hours of...

Soldier’s death sparks discussion on abuse/ misconduct within BDF

There have been numerous petitions demanding that the culture of abuse and violence in the Belize Defence Force be investigated, most of which have fallen on deaf ears. by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug....

Vulcan Materials Co. creeping into Belize?

by Marco Lopez BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 Aquatic ecologist, Dr. Ed Boles has drafted a 31-page document sounding the alarm on a potential threat to the environment that could affect the Jewel for generations...
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GoB launches National Roadshow to support micro, small, & medium enterprises

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Fri. Aug. 5, 2022 This past Friday, the Government of Belize held the launch of its first ever MSME roadshow, which is aimed at supporting the growth of small businesses...

CCJ issues reasons for ordering Hillaire Sears’ release

The Court found that Sears’ constitutional rights had been breached by Belize’s parole board. by Khaila Gentle PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday...

No overnight solution to crime in Lake I—DPM Hyde

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 The Deputy Prime Minister, and area representative for the Lake Independence division, Hon. Cordel Hyde, believes that the State of Emergency in his constituency, instead of being a means of preventing further bloodshed, is stigmatizing and isolating the people whom the police need to work with to fight crime in the area. Innocent residents of the community are inevitably rounded up by police during their raids, Hyde said, and he noted that such unfair targeting causes the families and friends of those detainees to feel “pissed” and to believe that they are being stereotyped. While he admits that the crime situation in Lake...

Editorial

Our Hopkins dilemma

lawyers, human rights, national security, and justice Monday, Aug. 8, 2022    As a people faced with a major national crime problem, a number of citizens are battling with the dilemma...

Fatal RTA in Cotton Tree

COTTON TREE, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 A 27-year-old man from Franks Eddy Village lost...

National Energy Policy to be revised

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 The Energy Unit in the Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, Logistics, and E-Governance held a National Stakeholder Consultation on Thursday at the Belize Best Western Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. There, eighty persons from across various Ministries, regulatory bodies, and...

Proceedings against Sharon Pitts conclude; Hubert Elrington calls the UDP a “bunch of crooks”

He said that the $400,000 lawsuit was simply a way for the former Barrow administration to “throw dirt” on Sharon Pitts’ name. BELIZE CITY, Fri. Aug. 8, 2022The proceedings of GoB’s lawsuit against attorney Sharon...

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  There was a time when Belizeans of African descent were the clear majority in this 8,867. This was...

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Academics are not generally known as being physical, although...

Magnitude 4.9 quake on Honduras coast felt in Belize

by Khaila Gentle LA CEIBA, Honduras, Tues. Aug. 2,...

US reports first poliovirus case in nine years

By Khaila Gentle ALBANY, New York, Thurs. July 21, 2022 The...

Samuel Haynes: “Only white folks can make Negroes hate them…”

Dear Editor: I read with interest “103 Years since 1919—The...

RENDER ONTO CAESAR WHAT BELONGS TO CAESAR

 So, I have been following the Belize news, specifically...

Features

40 years ends statute of limitations on public secrets

By Colin Hyde    I saw the news about public...

The “neocons” — Part 1

CLINTON CANUL LUNA Permit me, our dear readers of this...

Props for the churches, weed for the British

By Colin Hyde    Wanting to believe the best, I...

Amidst violence surge, Belize can’t return to business as usual

by  Kahlil Enriquez On Emancipation Day, as I listened to...

Sports

Verdes advances to Concacaf League Round of 16, hosts Alianza on August 17

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Aug. 7, 2022 A Concacaf release on...

Griga Conquerors are National Bank of Belize Amateur Interdistrict Champions 2022

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2022 Reminiscent of their...

Rough ride for Belize in Concacaf U15 Girls’ Championship in Miami, Florida

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 4, 2022 First reports were...

Kulture Yabra Over-40 are Belize City undefeated 2022 champions

by Rudolph “Bolo” McKoy BELIZE CITY, Tues. Aug. 2, 2022   ...

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