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Woman charged for “Spreading False News” amid COVID 19 crisis

ORANGE WALK, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- An arrest for “spreading false news” happened today in these times of COVID-19 crisis. In a report this evening,...

Excerpts from a “COVID-19: Special alert” – on the downside of hand sanitizers

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 23, 2020-- With the heightened focus on this looming crisis, we all have to be alert to the latest official...

What went wrong?

Over forty “Wanted” posters sit plastered across the Crime Stoppers Belize Facebook page, all of them displaying a wanted man’s photo, a brief description,...

The loss and the lesson of Carlos Garcia

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 19, 2020-- The intransigence and wrongheadedness of the top brass of the KHMH and the Ministry of Health, in the...

Released from murder charge 2 months ago, Paul Smith charged with murder again

BELIZE CITY, Fri. March 20, 2020-- The alleged killer of Derrick King, 21, an employee of Bowen and Bowen who was shot and killed...

Two teens charged for the murder of Keith Courtenay

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Mar. 20, 2020-- An ongoing investigation into the murder of Keith Courtenay, a 46-year-old City Council worker of Ebony Street, has...

1972 football flashback – Amateur Sporting Cub (ASC)

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- Here is an interesting picture from way back that brings back some memories. We need some help with a...

FFB and BDFA at odds over postponement of Elective Congress scheduled for Saturday at Princess Ramada

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2020-- There is an uneasy and suspenseful situation currently in regards to relations between the Football Federation of Belize...

From Facebook post: “Kaya Cattouse is feeling sad.”

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 25, 2020-- “March 20 at 6:22 PM “Due to the latest press release from the Belize Press Office that stipulates that...

We need to utilize what we now describe as waste

It’s hard to offer ideas to our local leaders, because they traditionally block out all views that don’t emanate from within their camp, but...

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Every mouth must be fed, and our economic system needs to serve all

Our planet is incredible, fantastic, staggeringly beautiful, but it is a dangerous place, with numerous contagious diseases, some of which are more debilitating or...

Tourism will recover, but Belize still has to refocus

On Sunday, Belize was the only country in the Americas that hadn’t reported one person being infected with COVID-19 (since then, one Belizean who...

Maintaining the status quo will not save us

It is not impossible that COVID-19 (new coronavirus) could lose some of its sting in the very near future. Most experts are saying it...

UDP fights NTUCB’s reform agenda, but keeps public jobs secure

When the UDP (United Democratic Party) came to power the first time, in the year 1984, the party liked being the majority in the...

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My generation of Belizeans, those of us born after World War II, have been here before, and I am referring to the present threat...

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It is dangerous to generalize about ethnic groups, because you will always include inaccuracies in your generalizations. The reason there will always be inaccuracies...

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To a certain extent, the late Odinga Lumumba, Rufus X, and I “made” the new United Democratic Party (UDP) Leader, Manuel Esquivel, in the...

COVID-19: Information is most essential to combating this pandemic

Dear Editor, I am writing this for the benefit of all my Belizean brothers and sisters, and also for the benefit of my medical colleagues...

Message of hope from Sean Taegar

Dear Editor, With the new reality of COVID-19/coronavirus, we must keep our faith. Follow the guidelines of the health professionals and health organizations of staying...

The face mask is the best line of protection against the spread of the coronavirus

Dear Editor, History repeats itself. Back when the space race had just begun, Americans were searching for a pen the astronauts could use in space....

We have rough seas ahead

Dear Editor, According to the Oxford dictionary, deleveraging is the process or practice of reducing the level of one’s debt by rapidly selling one’s assets....
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Sedi and Darrell join UDP leadership race

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- When the last United Democratic Party (UDP) party council meeting ended in disarray, Hon. Wilfred Elrington emerged from...
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Mi generación de beliceños, aquellos de nosotros nacidos después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, hemos estado aquí antes, y me estoy refiriendo a la...

From The Publisher en Español

Es peligroso generalizar sobre los grupos étnicos, porque siempre se incluirán imprecisiones en las generalizaciones. La razón por la que siempre habrá imprecisiones en...

From The Publisher en Español

Hasta cierto punto, el finado Odinga Lumumba, Rufus X y yo “hicimos” al nuevo Líder del Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP), Manuel...

From the Publisher en Español

La gente de Radio KREM no toma a la ligera el apoyo continuo del pueblo beliceño para sus recaudadores de fondos mediante la venta...

El turismo se recuperará, pero Belize todavía tiene que reenfocarse

El domingo, Belize era el único país en las Américas que no había informado que una persona estuviera infectada con COVID-19 (desde entonces, una...

Mantener el statu quo no nos salvará

No es imposible que COVID-19 (nuevo coronavirus) pueda perder parte de su punzada en un futuro muy cercano. La mayoría de los expertos dicen...

El UDP combate la agenda de reformas del NTUCB, pero mantiene seguros los empleos públicos

Cuando el Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP) llegó al poder por primera vez, en el año 1984, al partido le gustó tanto...

Un presupuesto de supervivencia con aún menos migajas para los pobres

El Partido Democrático Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP) ha controlado el gobierno durante más de 12 años, y el jueves 5 de marzo, el...

Harlem Globetrotters icon Fred ‘Curly’ Neal dies at 77 years old

Yahoo Sports, March 26, 2020-- Harlem Globetrotters icon Fred “Curly” Neal has died at 77 years old. The Globetrotters confirmed that he died in his...

The COVID-19 Outbreak: Implications for Tourism-Dependent Caribbean Countries

WASHINGTON, United States, Tues. Mar. 17, 2020 (Caribbean360)-- The COVID-19 outbreak could have considerable implications for Caribbean citizens and their economies. The magnitude of this...
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