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Missing Robert Nunez, 24, found dead in Benque Viejo

BENQUE VIEJO DEL CARMEN, Cayo District, Wed. Feb. 19, 2020-- Robert Nunez, 24, a laborer of San Ignacio, left his home in San Ignacio...

Attorney Payal Ghanwani appointed new UDP Sentor

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020-- Payal Ghanwani, an attorney employed at the law firm of attorney Steve Perrera, has been tapped as the...

Redistricting cannot happen yet, says Doug Singh

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020-- The legal battle between the Elections and Boundaries Department and the Belize Peace Movement, the Belize Progressive Party,...

Michael “Chips” Norales is new Deputy Mayor

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020-- Michael “Chips” Norales is the Belize City Council’s new deputy mayor. He replaces Councilor Oscar Arnold, who has...

The Mennonites have what most of our tribes want. But do they have too much?

There is no place in Belize that is exclusively Garinagu, no land where that tribe’s traditions and race are insulated from the rest of...

Chief Justice allows Lord Ashcroft to join redistricting case

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 18, 2020-- Belize’s 31 electoral constituencies do not have an equal number of registered voters. Some constituencies have double the...

Corozal Community College girls and Mount Carmel High School boys are 2020 NSSSA football champions

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020-- The National Secondary Schools Sports Association (NSSSA) held its 2020 national high schools football championships over the weekend...

Cricket Corner – “Cow know weh paat weak fence deh.”

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 19, 2020-- Hello, my lovely Cricket Corner readers, players and enthusiasts! The past weekend was such a pleasant time for...

Ahmadiyya Basketball Weeks 2 & 3 results

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020-- The Ahmadiyya Basketball League (ABL) Youth Tournaments 2020 continued with games for the past two Sundays, February 9...

Yu name stink dah road!

One of the moves taking place as I pen this article is the massive protest by the unions, which was called for and spearheaded...

The greatness of the fabled RedACB

Musings by the Curious Nonconformist

Reform: let’s just do it

Trouble in the surgical ward …

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Belize’s labor unions (and the PUP) take to the streets

The ruling United Democratic Party’s mismanagement of the resources of this country and their failure to improve our democracy have to be considered among...

VIP insistence on campaign financing laws, vindicated!

We can never know how far the political party, VIP (Vision Inspired by the People), would have gone in electoral politics if Belize had...

Patrick defeated; then John steps down

Hon. Patrick Faber and Hon. John Saldivar, the two political leaders who contended for leadership of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) last Sunday,...

Betraying the people is a very bad thing

Since past behavior is a good gauge of what one will do in the future, it is a near given that when the United...

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A large brig loaded with mahogany was lying at anchor with a pilot on board waiting for favorable weather to put to sea. The...

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Those of my generation who did history at the high school (“Ordinary”) level in the 1950s and 1960s basically studied mostly British and a...

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But by this time Garvey had split with the American association and had formed his so-called Parent Body of the Universal Negro Improvement Association....

Richard Harrison ran in by-election due to resignation of PUP’s Joseph Mahmud

Dear Editor, In reference to your story of Friday, February 7, 2020, captioned, “Businessman Richard Harrison, 55, dies …. “, please note an inaccurate statement...

Wants information on Don Richardson, American expat

Sun. Feb. 16, 2020 Dear Editor, How can I find out if someone I know in Belize, an American expat, had died? I am told that...

Corruption by government officials amounts to treason

Dear Editor, Your editorial in the January 28, 2020 edition which stated that corruption is the greatest threat to a nation, was impressive and made...

Belize will become a republic, with a military junta!

Feb. 11, 2020 Dear Editor, Greetings. May you kindly give space for the following: Belizeans!!! Sisters and brothers. The architects of the triangle of Central American...
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UDP still in search of new leader

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020-- This morning, the National Trade Union Congress demonstrated against corruption in government under the theme “Only the people...
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Un gran bergantín cargado de caoba estaba anclado con un piloto a bordo esperando clima favorable para navegar. El piloto tenía con él a...

From The Publisher en Español

Aquellos de mi generación que cursaron historia en el nivel secundario (“Ordinario”) en las décadas de 1950 y 1960 básicamente estudiaron principalmente historia británica...

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Pero para entonces Garvey se había separado de la asociación estadounidense y había formado su llamado Cuerpo Controlante de la Asociación Universal para la...

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Marx dijo famosamente que la religión era el opio de las masas. La religión no es el opio de la oligarquía, fíjense: la religión...

¡La insistencia del VIP en leyes de financiamiento de campañas, reivindicada!

Nunca podríamos saber hasta qué punto el partido político, VIP (Visión Inspirada por el Pueblo), habría llegado en la política electoral si Belize tuviera...

Patrick derrotado; luego John renuncia

El Honorable Patrick Faber y el Honorable John Saldivar, los dos líderes políticos que lucharon por el liderazgo del gobernante Partido Demócrata Unido (United...

Traicionar a la gente es algo muy malo

Dado que el comportamiento pasado es un buen indicador de lo que uno hará en el futuro, es casi seguro que cuando el Partido...

Caen las exportaciones de mercancías, aumenta la dependencia en servicios

No es la imagen más bonita que se ve cuando echamos un primer vistazo a los últimos datos del Instituto de Estadística de Belize...

China is disinfecting cash due to coronavirus, but can money make you sick?

Money can actually carry all kinds of germs, research shows.. Tues. Feb. 18, 2020 (Prevention)-- The Chinese government has taken extreme measures to prevent the...

Chinese hospitals discharge 1,153 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

2020-02-06 – Xinhuanet-- Wednesday saw 261 people walk out of the hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report. Cured patients...
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