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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Former activist for Maya rights, Gregory Ch’oc, called to the Bar

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 8, 2019-- Gregory Ch’oc, the former executive director of the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, who stood at the...

Dengue epidemic continues to rage — more deaths reported

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- The dengue fever epidemic which began affecting Belize from as early as January has showed no signs of...

Belize and Barbados move to establish trade partnership

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Nov. 12, 2019-- The Caribbean sister nations of Barbados and Belize made a significant move today to begin a partnership which...

Carlos Chayash, 40, robbed and stabbed in Quintana Roo

CARRILLO PUERTO, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- Carlos Cirilo Chayash, 40, a supervisor from Trial Farm, Orange Walk District, who recently relocated...

Myron Martinez, 40, succumbs after Ladyville accident

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- Myron Martinez, 40, a driver for the Belize City branch of the Customs and Excise Department, who...

Gustavo Lizarraga, 25, drowns on fishing trip near San Pedro reef

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- At about 1:30 Friday afternoon, two cousins, Gustavo Lizarraga, Jr., 25, a laborer of the DFC...

Ernesto Lewis, 33, seriously injured in collision on “S Curve”

TEAKETTLE, Cayo District, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- Ernesto Lewis Jr., 33, of Ontario, Cayo District, is in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner...

Belize wins, 2-0, over French Guiana in Concacaf Nations League match!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- A goal in each half, from rookie Ean Lewis at the 4th minute, and from veteran star Deon...

Dangriga Pool Tournament

DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Wed. Nov. 13, 2019-- Aba Isieni Cool Spot hosted a 10-week pool tournament for teams in Dangriga which saw the...

SCA girls and SJC boys are both 2019 National Secondary Schools Volleyball Champions

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019-- The National Secondary Schools Sports Association (NSSSA) held its annual national high schools volleyball championships (female and male)...

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When I left Belize to come and live in New York City in 1978, the biggest issue in Belize was George Price and his...

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Horrific murder rate has young males thinking short-term

The number one issue in a country with a horrific murder rate is, of course, murder, and in our case the demographic most in...

No saving the youth if the state’s justice system doesn’t work

On Monday, 9 September 2019, the first of five country workshops under the theme “Rethinking Masculinity, Understanding Gender Equality as a Means of Ending...

Commissioner Williams says crime not as bad as last year

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, was upbeat two weeks ago when he reported to the media about the number of violent crimes this...

US didn’t have to tell Belize to stay with Taiwan

If the USA wasn’t such a powerful and sometimes dangerous country, we could have been amused about one aspect of the visit in late...

From the Publisher

On the occasion of Garifuna Settlement Day 2019, I’d like to pay my respects to two outstanding Garifuna gentlemen – Cliff Augustine, who is...

From The Publisher

As I understand it, my great grandfather on my mother’s side, George Lindo, who had migrated to British Honduras from Jamaica as a young...

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I’ve given my sons this joke, if you want to call it that, a few times over the decades. I remembered it yesterday because...

Our poor Macal River

Dear Editor, Years of the dams holding back water, releasing it, holding it back, has naturally led to massive erosion. The river banks have turned...

Cayo’s golden oranges

Dear Editor, It was a rich harvest. And there we were, swinging from limb to limb, like happy little monkeys pulling fruits from trees. Those...

Enablers of eco-cide: the fallen orange tree

Dear Editor, citrus growers and ALL Belizeans: There is a recognized aspect of the condition of those suffering from alcoholism, and that aspect focuses on...

Anthony J. Chanona, J.P., offers his “two cents” on the citrus industry

Dear Editor, Please allow me to express “my 2 cents” opinion on your Editorial of Friday, November 1, 2019, titled, “GoB must assist the CGA...
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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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From the Publisher en Español

Con motivo del Día del Asentamiento Garífuna 2019, me gustaría pagar mis respetos a dos destacados caballeros garífunas: Cliff Augustine, que actualmente se encuentra...

From the Publisher en Español

Según tengo entendido, mi bisabuelo por parte de mi madre, George Lindo, que había emigrado a Honduras Británica desde Jamaica cuando era joven, solía...

From The Publisher en Español

Le he dado este chiste a mis hijos, si quieren llamarlo así, varias veces a lo largo de las décadas.  Lo recordé ayer porque...

From the Publisher en Español

Estaba desempleado desde entonces hasta junio (1981) cuando recibí un mensaje del Secretario General de WPJ, Trevor Munroe, de que el Gobierno Revolucionario del...

No salvaremos a los jóvenes si el sistema de justicia del estado no funciona

El lunes 9 de septiembre de 2019, se inauguró en Trinidad y Tobago, bajo los auspicios de la Secretaría de la CARICOM, el primero...

El comisionado Williams dice que el crimen no es tan malo como el año pasado

El comisionado de policía, Chester Williams, se mostró optimista hace dos semanas cuando informó a los medios sobre la cantidad de crímenes violentos este...

Estados Unidos no tenía que decirle a Belize que se quedara con Taiwán

Si EE.UU. no fuera un país tan poderoso y a veces peligroso, podríamos habernos divertido con un aspecto de la visita a fines de...

GoB debe ayudar a la CGA y a todos los pequeños agricultores

El Gobierno de Belize no puede permitir que la CGA (Asociación de Productores de Cítricos, Citrus Growers Association) falle. El cuerpo está en deuda...

Dengue in the Americas reaches highest number of cases ever recorded

WASHINGTON, DC, Wed. Nov. 13, 2019 (PAHO)-- Dengue in the Americas has reached the highest number of cases ever recorded, with more than 2.7...

Bolivian president Evo Morales resigns after election result dispute

LA PAZ, Bolivia, Nov. 11, 2019 (The Guardian)-- Evo Morales has announced he will resign as president of Bolivia after the military called for...
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