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Two murders in Hattieville

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020-- Two men were killed in Hattieville over the weekend. At about 9:30 on Saturday morning, Ronnie Anderson,...

Cop arraigned for firearm and ammo

Brother stabs brother

Fugitive Rodwell Arzu remanded for murder

Main suspect in San Pedro Lagoon murders killed in Guatemala

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020-- The main suspect in the double murder of San Pedrano, Mario Graniel, Jr., 53, a tour...

Disgraced John Saldivar apologizes to Cabinet and to the general public for his “poor judgment.”

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020-- Five days after he won the United Democratic Party (UDP) race for leadership of the party (a post...

Deputy Police Commissioner Miguel Segura acquitted of manslaughter by negligence

Vital witnesses for the prosecution failed to appear in court. BELMOPAN, Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020-- Deputy Commissioner of Police, Miguel Segura, knocked down and killed...

Barrow silent on court judgment of unconstitutional spending of 1.3 billion

BELIZE CITY, Wed, Feb. 12, 2020-- The Leader of the Opposition (PUP), Hon. John Briceño, and the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, PUP...

Government soon to decide on boledo contract

-Contributed- The boledo and Sunday lottery contract which Brads Gaming Company signed with the Government of Belize in 2009 expires on 31st March, 2020. This...

Top 2 teams face off Friday at Civic for #1 spot as Defenders host Tiger Sharks

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Sun. Feb. 16, 2020-- The National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) bounced into its fifth weekend with 3 games on the...

Extreme are champions of 2019 San Pedro Town Council Co-ed Softball Tournament

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 10, 2020-- The championship finals of the San Pedro Town Council Co-ed Softball Tournament 2019, which began on November 10,...

Altitude tied with Bandits at top of PLB Closing Season Week 6 standings

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020-- In a low scoring weekend of football in Week 6 of the Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2019-2020...

A noh deh wid no republican system

KREM Radio’s JC Arzu, and Ms. Sandra Coye, I’ve heard them trumpet the virtues of the republican system over the Queen’s parliamentary democracy one...

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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...

Falling merchandize exports, increasing dependence on services

It’s not the prettiest picture that’s seen when we take a first glance at the latest data from the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB)...

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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....

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...

The massive importance of the “common good”

Dear Editor, The “common good” consists of those facilities — material, cultural or institutional—that the members of a community provide to all members in order...
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BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020-- Today, Prime Minister Dean Barrow penned a reply to a letter sent to him by the Leader of...
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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...

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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...

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...

Un coronavirus por el que preocuparse; una convención para mirar

Desde el Hondo hasta el Sarstún y desde Cayo Half Moon hasta Benque Viejo del Carmen, las dos noticias cautivadoras en este momento son...

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...

China, Russia to defy US sanctions over support to Venezuela

RUSSIA, Sun. Feb. 10, 2020 (teleSUR)-- The Russian government rejected on Monday the U.S. threats to impose new sanctions against several Russian companies for their cooperation with Venezuela in the oil...
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