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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Paid study leave for teachers suspended

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 22, 2021-- Mainstream news sources have been reporting on the circulation of a memo from the Ministry of Education (MOE)...

Corozal mayor re-negotiates Imer Hernandez contract

COROZAL TOWN, Wed. Jan. 20, 2021-- The mayor of Corozal Town, Rigoberto Vellos, has successfully renegotiated a 1.377-million-dollar contract with Imer Hernandez Development Company....

Rossana Briceno – New Special Envoy

Belmopan, Fri. Jan. 22, 2021-- On Friday, January 22, a new Special Envoy for the Development of Families and Children was officially appointed. Rossana...

MLA and Attorney General’s office meet about Maya land rights

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 22, 2021-- In 2015, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) handed down a ruling affirming the customary land rights of...

Support the courts, says Senator Pitts to GOB

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 22, 2021-- The United Democratic Party has publicly aired their disapproval of what they consider to be the mistreatment of...

USA says Belize needs better forensic system

BELMOPAN, Fri. Jan. 22, 2021-- Last Friday, January 22, the U.S. government and the Government of Belize hosted a high-level roundtable discussion on ways...

Belizean born Rakeem Nunez-Roches in Super Bowl LV

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 25, 2021-- The USA’s biggest one-day sporting event, the 55th Super Bowl takes place next weekend, February 7, in Tampa,...

Spurs Football Club and Belize Football History – Part 3

a “personal and team story” written in 1997 (continued from page 13 of Amandala dated Tuesday, January 19, 2021.) Five-A-Side Five-A-Side Football (Indoor Football) was introduced to...

FFB introduces new U-19 National Team player, Glenford Anthony Gentle III

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 20, 2021-- The Football Federation of Belize (FFB) welcomes Glenford Anthony Gentle III to the U19 National Team. Glenford was born...

A noh deh wid the Major

Dear Major Jones, I read your columns in the Reporter every week, and many times I am rewarded because you are so much within...

The Dagger in the Coffin

Too many daam deceptive scientists

Greatness is serving 

Two votes for Yasser

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Not time to let down our guard

The daily infographics put out by the Ministry of Health and Wellness show that the number of Covid-19 infections is falling, with only Belize...

Hard times hit public workers

The new People’s United Party (PUP) administration has been reducing its staff since it came into office, and while the main opposition party is...

Fleecing Belize, or trying to control it while out of office

When a government cements its people in public offices so that a new administration can only replace them at great cost to the nation,...

Finances, Good Governance — works in progress for GOB

Last Friday, at the first House of Representatives meeting called by the new government, the Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Investment, Prime Minister...

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In my last column, I made a promise I quickly realized that I could not keep. I said I would study the subject of...

From the Publisher

If you have felt that there is some arrogance in my writings and behavior through the decades, especially in our earlier years, there is...

From the Publisher

There does exist a power structure in Belize. Perhaps there are several power structures, if we choose to look at things more closely. The...

No more plays on the radio

Dear Editor, I was attending St. John’s College at Landivar when Scholastic Van Fleet came to our class (third form) and gave us the news...

Rest In Peace, Dame Minita

Dear Editor: Rest in peace, Dame Minita Gordon, the country’s first Governor General since Belize’s Independence in 1981. I remember her sister, Dorinda Coye, when...

The nation needs a Physician as Minister of Health & Wellness

Dear Editor, It is logical and common sense and widely accepted that to occupy the highest position in any organization — political, religious, military, etc.,...

On Battling Pandemic Fatigue: We Are Not There Yet

Dear Editor, I know you’ve probably been hoping that the ushering in of 2021 would see COVID-19 being ushered out the door. I’ve often found...
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UDP chooses former mayor to run in Corozal Bay

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 22, 2021-- The United Democratic Party has officially chosen former UDP mayor Hilberto Campos as the party’s candidate for the...
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From the Publisher en Español

En mi última columna, hice una promesa que rápidamente me di cuenta de que no podía cumplir. Dije que estudiaría el tema del Colegio...

From the Publisher en Español

Si han sentido que hay algo de arrogancia en mis escritos y comportamiento a lo largo de las décadas, especialmente en nuestros primeros años,...

From the Publisher en Español

Sí existe una estructura de poder en Belize. Quizás hay varias estructuras de poder, si optamos por mirar las cosas más de cerca. Los padres...

From the Publisher en Español

Con motivo del fallecimiento de la Dama del Imperio Británico Minita Gordon el viernes pasado, una dama de incomparable dignidad y decencia, primer gobernadora...

Tiempos difíciles golpean a los trabajadores públicos

La nueva administración del Partido Unido del Pueblo (PUP) ha estado reduciendo su personal desde que asumió el cargo, y mientras el principal partido...

Desplumando a Belize o tratando de controlarlo mientras fuera del poder

Cuando un gobierno cimienta a su gente en los cargos públicos para que una nueva administración solo pueda reemplazarlos a un gran costo para...

Finanzas, buen gobierno: trabajos en curso para el Gobierno de Belize

El viernes pasado, en la primera reunión de la Cámara de Representantes convocada por el nuevo gobierno, el Ministro de Finanzas, Desarrollo Económico e...

Día de George Price, 15 de enero

Por un reciente decreto del gobierno, Belize, el 15 de enero de cada año, a partir de 2021, celebrará un feriado público y bancario,...

CARICOM denounces US designation of Cuba as State Sponsor for Terrorism

GUYANA, Tues. Jan. 13, 2021-- On Monday, January 11, 2021, the United States of America’s State Department issued a release redesignating Cuba as a...

Coronavirus “most severe health emergency” WHO has faced

Mon. July 27, 2020 (BBC)-- The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency...
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