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Gillnet fishing to continue in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- The campaign to end the use of gill nets is seemingly not any closer to coming to a...

Anthony Tillett, 27, victim of police brutality

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- Anthony George Tillett, 27, a vendor and businessman of Fabers Road, Belize City, is recovering from bruises and...

BDF soldier bitten by snake in Cadenas

CADENAS, Toledo District, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- A Belize Defence Force (BDF) soldier is recovering at the BDF hospital in Price Barracks, Ladyville, Belize...

Shane Jones remanded for beat-down murder of Edwin Usher

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- Handyman Edwin Usher got into an altercation with another man, Shane Jones, on November 23, and Jones allegedly...

Estate of US nurse who died in traffic accident files wrongful death claim

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019-- In February 2015, there was a horrific accident between Miles 36 and 37 on the George Price Highway,...

Prisoner serving 7-year sentence commits suicide at Central Prison

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019-- A prisoner at the Kolbe Foundation-managed Belize Central Prison was found hanging in a cell in which he...

Suspected drug plane found destroyed in Chan Chen

CHAN CHEN, Corozal District, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019-- The remnants of a suspected drug plane that was destroyed by fire was found this morning...

Bandits – Verdes, 1-1 in PLB Finals Game 1; Game 2 “for all the marbles” this weekend

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- The Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2019-2020 Opening Season is down to its final game this coming weekend,...

Female football fireworks! Semifinals over; Rumberas vs Jewel Fury for NAWL Championship

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- Women football is reaching a new level in Belize. And the completion of the semifinals of the National...

Michael Sutherland, Belize’s “Maradona” passes

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019-- The Belize football community lost one of its most passionate voices with the passing on Thursday last of...

The bombshell robbery of Maya artefacts

Chapter 17 It had been nearly two years after their resumption of intimacy that Lucille had become pregnant again, and said it had been a...

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GoB didn’t have to close the valve on cheaper LPG

Belize’s leaders said that the LPG (liquid petroleum gas, also known as butane) importers/distributors (call them monopoly), who recently lowered the price of the...

A bright spot in one of too many tragic stories

The nation of Belize breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday morning when Justice Antoinette Moore handed down guilty verdicts on five men who...

The rot in the $34 million Link Road

Every five years or so we choose a party to govern based on a manifesto they present to the electorate before the election. The...

We need to change our electoral system

There is little doubt that most Belizeans are disappointed in the way our elected representatives are running our country. We go to the polls...

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BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 4, 2017-- “Information gleaned from a document ‘Released under the John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collections Act of 1993,’ suggest...

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Some of the stories I’ve told you in this column over the years, it’s not as if I’m just taken up with myself. I’m...

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Evan X Hyde’s life is a counterpoint to that of George Price. Both men attended St. John’s College (SJC), but Hyde’s Creole view of...

I borrow from Bob Marley: “It’s war!”

Dear Editor, As I look at the news and see murder continuously occurring, it supports my hypothesis that social structure change is needed. If you...

Early warning system for drivers

Dear Editor, A crow flying over the accident scene last Wednesday caught the eye of a newsman as he was reporting from Mile 17. I...

Name the Hummingbird Highway the Andy Palacio Highway – he deserves it!

Dear Editor, It’s good to know that efforts are being made to recognize the works and achievement of the greatest musical icon that ever lived...

What is Belize’s goal where progress is concerned?

Dear Editor, The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines progress as a forward or onward movement (as to an objective or to a goal); an advance or gradual...
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BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 7, 2019-- There was one notable absence at the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture,...
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CIUDAD DE BELIZE, lunes 4 de diciembre de 2017 “La información obtenida de un documento publicado en virtud de la Ley de Recolección de Registros...

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Algunas de las historias que les he contado en esta columna a lo largo de los años, no es como si estuviera cautivado conmigo...

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La vida de Evan X Hyde es un contrapunto a la de George Price. Ambos hombres asistieron al Colegio San Juan (SJC por sus...

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La reunión inaugural del Partido Nacional se celebró el 21 de agosto de 1951. Los oficiales iniciales elegidos fueron: presidente, W. H. Courtenay;  vicepresidente,...

Un punto brillante en una de tantas historias trágicas

La nación de Belize dio un suspiro de alivio el martes por la mañana cuando la juez Antoinette Moore emitió veredictos de culpabilidad a...

La podredumbre en la Calle Enlace de $34 millones

Cada cinco años aproximadamente, elegimos un partido para gobernar en base a un manifiesto que presentan al electorado antes de las elecciones. El grupo...

Necesitamos cambiar nuestro sistema electoral

No cabe duda de que la mayoría de los beliceños están decepcionados por la forma en que nuestros representantes electos están dirigiendo nuestro país....

El UDP podría recibir una palmada en sus muñecas

El miércoles de la semana pasada, el Presidente de la Corte Suprema, el Honorable Kenneth Benjamin escuchó una demanda presentada por el PUP contra...

Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa is Named Miss Universe

ATLANTA, Georga, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019 (teleSUR)-- Zozibini Tunzi, a 26-year-old model and beauty queen from South Africa, was chosen as Miss Universe 2019 during the...

Writer of the Popular “Day-O” and the Barbados National Anthem Dies at 95

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Dec. 2, 2019 (Caribbean360) A day before Barbados celebrated its 53rd anniversary of independence from British rule, the man who wrote the...
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