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Constable gets bail for kidnapping, then arrested for robbery

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2020-- Constable Dwayne Sutherland, 23, of the Punta Gorda police, who is presently out on a Supreme Court bail...

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Constable Silas Lopez dies suddenly

BCCI, NTUCB and BNN sign agreement to push for reform

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2020-- On Friday, September 25, representatives of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), the National Trade Union...

COVID-19 update: 1,854 confirmed cases, 634 active cases, 1,196 recoveries and 24 deaths

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2020-- The number of new cases of COVID-19 continues to increase across the world daily. In Belize, we are still...

Belize celebrates 39 years of Independence

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 21, 2020-- Belize celebrated its 39th year of independence on Monday, September 21, 2020. The celebrations started off with the...

Southern Highway named Thomas Vincent Ramos Highway

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2020-- As of today, the Southern Highway is now the Thomas Vincent Ramos Highway. The highway’s new name was...

COVID-19 update: 52 new cases; 1,758 total confirmed cases

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2020-- Data released tonight reveal that 52 new cases were identified today, and the number of recoveries is 1,072,...

Verdes to participate in Concacaf League draw on Independence Day, September 21

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 16, 2020-- While the Independence celebrations this year are mostly virtual, on September 21, Belize’s national football champions, Verdes FC...

Update on Peru; the plight of Belize sportsmen, past and present

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 23, 2020-- Good news is that, following a series of treatments from veteran footballer himself, Sebastian “Sabe” Nunez, who has...

Football legend, Peru Olivera needs help

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 16, 2020-- It seems everybody is “taking a licking” with Covid-19 right now, but we all have to pull together...

Our debt to Donald Trump

In certain situations you have to accept people at their words, but we are all aware that people are not always what they say....

I feel for Delonte

The perversion of social media

Tourism and Equal Opportunities Bill (EOB)

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Corruption and cronyism stymie development

In days of old, development was slow because the only inquisitive minds that had the resources to explore the wonders of the earth and...

Boledo to Brad’s— GOB must explain

Since the Prime Minister and the Minister of State (Investment, Trade and Commerce) in the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade, and Commerce...

Belize since Independence: we have a long way to go

Belize’s first prime minister, Rt. Hon. George Price, promised the Belizean people that with independence, development would come, and in the area of infrastructure,...

Four senior area reps going, going, gone in November

With the Hon. Said Musa announcing his retirement from electoral politics last week, the curtain is now set to come down on four of...

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When I was growing up in the 1950s, almost all disputes between males were resolved with hand fights. This meant that any youth who...

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Over the last ten years or so, a couple of the older Belizean Muslims have told me that their understanding is that Charles X...

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A couple months ago I heard Sandra Coye say on KREM Radio that she did not support the UBAD call for the 18-year-old vote...

Questions for Social Security Board

Dear Editor, I am a retired United States citizen who has been residing in Belize since May 1, 2017. On December 6, 2019, I was granted...

Back home — lives matter

Dear Editor, Joggers, runners, walkers, and strollers: they have this in common—most do not wear a mask. I’m a stroller, but I always wear mine...

No political debates in Belize

Dear Editor, The general election is fast approaching, and because of this new normal it’s difficult to get a pulse of the people in regards...

The problem is not education; it is moral bearings

Dear Editor, I want to make reference to a very balanced article in last Friday’s Amandala that was written by Brother David Cruz, Sr. There...
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BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 8, 2020-- In a press release issued on Tuesday afternoon, the ruling United Democratic Party informed the public that all...
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Cuando crecía en la década de 1950, casi todas las disputas entre hombres se resolvían con peleas a puñetazos. Esto significaba que cualquier joven...

From the Publisher en Español

Durante los últimos diez años más o menos, un par de musulmanes beliceños mayores me han dicho que su entendimiento es que Charles X...

From the Publisher en Español

Hace un par de meses escuché a Sandra Coye decir en Radio KREM que no apoyaba el llamado de UBAD para el voto de...

From the Publisher en Español

“Pero la primera persona con la que me encuentro es su madre, y racista está escrito en todo su rostro. “Después de 20 meses en...

Boledo a Brad’s: el Gobierno de Belize debe explicar

Dado que el Primer Ministro y la Ministra de Estado (Inversión, y Comercio) del Ministerio de Desarrollo Económico, Petróleo, Inversión, y Comercio han dicho...

Belize desde la Independencia: nos queda un largo camino por recorrer

El primer primer ministro de Belize, el Muy Honorable George Price, prometió al pueblo beliceño que con la independencia vendría el desarrollo, y en...

Cuatro representantes de área sénior se jubilan, ya no se postularán en noviembre

Con el Honorable Said Musa anunciando su jubilación de la política electoral la semana pasada, ahora se bajará el telón sobre cuatro de los...

Para los esclavos, el 11 de septiembre fue solo otro día de esclavitud

Septiembre es generalmente un mes festivo en Belize, y la nación tiene dos feriados nacionales en este mes, uno para marcar la Batalla de...

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...

Dr Jesus Seade presents his work plan to lead the World Trade Organization

• He highlighted his career in the WTO as negotiator for Mexico and as Founder Deputy Director-General, as well as Chief Negotiator of the...
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