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Friday, February 23, 2024

Glenfield Dennison, new NTUCB Senator

by Charles Gladden BELMOPAN, Mon. Feb. 19, 2024 Glenfield...

DPM supports GoB assisting CWU with PBL-related legal costs

Photo: Leonora Flowers, President of the Christian...

Muffles boys and Compre girls win football nationals

Photo: Muffles College – NSSSA Male 2024...

Boledo to rake in $70 million

Photo: Hon. John Briceño, PM and Minister of Finance by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 19, 2024 It has now been 2 months since the return of Boledo in Belize, under new proprietors — the Belize Government Lotteries Limited (BGLL). The number one Belizean pastime came to...

Road works to begin in new budget cycle

Photo: Hon. Cordel Hyde - Minister of Natural Resources Minister addresses infrastructure delays for new landowners at Mile 8 BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2024 In August 2022, Parliament approved $2 million in supplementary expenditure that...

Man dead in RTA out west

Photo: Scene of the collision by Charles Gladden SANTA ELENA, Cayo District, Mon. Feb. 19, 2024 A road traffic accident in western Belize claimed the life of a motorcyclist, identified as Mervin Caceres of Santa Elena...

Bladen 12 Trial on weeklong adjournment

Photo: Defense Attorney, Leeroy Banner by Kristen Ku BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 19, 2024 The ongoing Bladen 12 voir dire, which was set to continue today, February 19, has been adjourned for another week. The adjournment came at...
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US Capital to begin seismic testing shortly

Photo: Hon. Cordel Hyde and US Capital's Alistair King signconsent agreement Consultant says, “The project is about to start” BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2024 After several delays, US Capital Energy Belize, Ltd., a wholly owned...

PACE Justice Project launched in Belize

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2024 The PACE Justice Project was officially launched in Belize on Friday, February 16, in collaboration with the European Union (EU), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and...

DPM supports GoB assisting CWU with PBL-related legal costs

Photo: Leonora Flowers, President of the Christian Workers Union (CWU) BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2024 Toward the end of January this year, Leonora Flowers, President of the Christian Workers Union (CWU), revealed to Amandala that the Union had incurred about $100,000 in legal fees to fight lawsuits that had been brought by Port of Belize Ltd. (PBL) relating to the stevedores and the Union. One had to do with 8 days of strike that the stevedores went on in January 2022. PBL sought special damages of $1,034,403 for losses it says it incurred due to the strike which they classified as illegal. The other legal matter had to do with a lawsuit...

Editorial

October 7 and Israel’s date with the ICJ

Monday, February 19, 2024 The “Western” media has let us down again. The major news sources on international T.V. that most of us Belizeans listen to and watch, are not...

Man shot in dispute over $15

Photo: Eugene Thompson, shooting victim by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 19, 2024 A Belize City...

Muffles boys and Compre girls win football nationals

Photo: Muffles College – NSSSA Male 2024 Football Champions by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 19, 2024 Muffles College boys and Belmopan Comprehensive School (Compre) girls are national high school football champions after winning their respective competitions in the National Secondary Schools Sports Association (NSSSA) football championships at the...
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Verdict for Selgado on March 8

Photo: Attorney Oscar Selgado by Roy Davis (freelance writer) BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 13, 2024 The Crown and the defence made closing submissions today in the trial of attorney Oscar Selgado who was before Justice Nigel...

From the Publisher

This coming Friday, February 9, 2024, will mark fifty-five years since the United Black Association for Development (UBAD) was...

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I think the scholars say that the Native American...

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In last Friday’s column, which I had thought was...

El Salvador’s legal battle against MS-13

Photo: MS-13 Virtual Mass Trial by Kristen Ku EL SALVADOR, Fri....

Nayib Bukele secures historic re-election in El Salvador

Photo: Nayib Bukele and wife, Gabriela Rodriguez de Bukele Approximately...

The Maya land rights saga

Tues. Feb. 13, 2024 Dear Editor, AMANDALA The Maya communal land...

House lots vs culture/sports in O.W.

Villager concerned about future of Chan Pine Ridge Agricultural...
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Features

Campaign finance stagnation

by Colin Hyde The leaders of the dormant Vision Inspired...

Will Bauer Flats!

Friday, February 16, 2024 About 10 years ago on the...

But nobody is calling out the UDP

by Colin Hyde All respect to Ms. Sandra Coye -...

The people’s choice!

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 This week, in a special election...

Sports

Muffles boys and Compre girls win football nationals

Photo: Muffles College – NSSSA Male 2024 Football Champions by...

Cafu’s hat trick; Benque’s first loss; Verdes concedes first goal

Photo: Verdes FC PLB Week 6 completed; season mid-point this...

Gwen Liz boys and girls gweyn da Nationals!

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 15, 2024 From February...

Tony Wright’s grandson, “Ques” new NKU record holder

Photo: Marques Warrick on a postgame radio after his...
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