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Taiwan helps with wildfire relief efforts

Photo: (l-r) Chief Executive Officer in the...

National Women in Fisheries Association established

Photo: Women in Fisheries Association elected council by...

Graduation highlights

Photo: Rebecca Lucas, valedictorian Belize Adventist College, Corozal,...

HRCU steps up to save Northern Fishermen Co-op

by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 19, 2024 The Northern Fishermen Cooperative Society Limited (NFSL) has been given a lifeline by the Holy Redeemer Credit Union (HRCU), which will be assisting the cooperative in the financing of its burdensome $11 million loan. This intervention became...

Belize Diaspora Summit 2024

by Charles Gladden LOS ANGELES, California, Thurs. June 20, 2024 Belizeans in the diaspora will have a chance to take part in the Belize Diaspora Summit 2024 which began on Wednesday, June 19 and climaxes...

Doris Grant, Austin Underwood remanded to prison

Photo: Alex Underwood and Doris Grant BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 20, 2024 Tonight, two well-known figures, Doris Grant, 48, and her common-law husband, Austin Underwood, a 31-year-old car dealer, both residents of #7188 Reggae Street,...

Rainy weather has arrived

Photo: Flooding of road in Orange Walk District by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 20, 2024 Over the weekend, various parts of the country experienced significant rainfall, leading to flooding, damage to infrastructure and homes, and blockage...
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Indian Creek residents protest in Belmopan to keep their alcalde

Photo: Chairman of Indian Creek, Ernesto Choc by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 19, 2024 This week, on the heels of the Toledo Alcalde Association’s (TAA) request last week for judicial review of the Attorney...

Gunman shoots father and son; son dies

Photo: Jahiem Fitzgibbon, deceased by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 19, 2024 Just around nightfall on Tuesday, June 19, a father and son were shot by an unknown gunman, and while the father survived, the...

National Women in Fisheries Association established

Photo: Women in Fisheries Association elected council by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 20, 2024 After eight years of dedicated efforts, Belize has officially established a National Women in Fisheries Association on Tuesday, June 18. This achievement comes as seven women have been elected to serve on the executive body, including a president. “The whole idea started in that women wanted this space for them to be able to share their concerns and their issues regarding a sector that they’re not fully recognized in as being an active participant,” Ralna Lamb-Lewis, the Assistant Country Director - Marine at the Wildlife Conservation Society told Amandala. Historically, women’s roles in fisheries have often been overlooked,...

Editorial

Scorching heat and raging floods—the bitter fruits of deforestation

The Meteorology Department has stated that the hottest day on record in Belize was a sweltering 110 degrees, in Belmopan, in May 1976. The people of Belmopan didn’t need...

27 recruits join the National Fire Service

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Tues. June 18, 2024 A graduation ceremony was held at the...

Graduation highlights

Photo: Rebecca Lucas, valedictorian Belize Adventist College, Corozal, graduation CALCUTTA VILLAGE, Corozal District, Tues. June 18, 2024 On Sunday, June 16, the Belize Adventist College in Corozal District held its 52nd commencement exercise at the school’s grounds, where over 100 graduates received their diplomas. In attendance at the event was the...
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Kriston Francis pleads guilty to murder

by Roy Davis (freelance reporter) BELIZE CITY, Tues. June 18, 2024 Kriston Francis, 20, a resident of Aloe Vera Street, charged with the murder of Adrian Pook, 29, a laborer of Ordonez Street, pleaded guilty...

From the Publisher

I don’t know if the American sports magazine called Sport is still published, but it was being mailed on a monthly...

From the Publisher

I thought you readers would be interested in a...

From the Publisher

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

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...

A cry for help!

PART II Op-Ed — contributed BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 20, 2024 Last...

Belize and Basketball

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

Some tragedy there with Lawyer Selgado

by Colin Hyde So, the judge decided that Mister Selgado...

No!

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Now, there’s a word that children...

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...

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...
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