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Melacio Gonzalez, 34, drowns in pond on farm

SANTA MARTHA, Orange Walk District, Fri. Mar. 27, 2020-- Balthazar Campos, 55, a farm owner, was unable to contact his worker, Melacio Gonzalez, 34,...

Prime Minister Dean Barrow announces countrywide State of Emergency

My Fellow Belizeans, Last week, the Government announced additional measures to ramp up our fight against COVID-19. At Wednesday’s press conference I made clear that...

Travellers Liquors turns its distillery into hand sanitizer plant

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 30, 2020-- The novel coronavirus that the World Health Organization declared a pandemic has transformed the world economy in few...

‘And People Stayed Home’

And people stayed home and read books and listened and rested and exercised and made art and played and learned new ways of being and stopped and listened deeper someone meditated someone...

Excerpts from a “COVID-19: Special alert” – on the downside of hand sanitizers

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 23, 2020-- With the heightened focus on this looming crisis, we all have to be alert to the latest official...

What went wrong?

Over forty “Wanted” posters sit plastered across the Crime Stoppers Belize Facebook page, all of them displaying a wanted man’s photo, a brief description,...

Sports memories and corrections

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 30, 2020-- As indicated in our “1972 football flashback – Amateur Sporting Club (ASC)” story in last Friday’s issue, we...

1972 football flashback – Amateur Sporting Cub (ASC)

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- Here is an interesting picture from way back that brings back some memories. We need some help with a...

FFB and BDFA at odds over postponement of Elective Congress scheduled for Saturday at Princess Ramada

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2020-- There is an uneasy and suspenseful situation currently in regards to relations between the Football Federation of Belize...

Stepping it up for children while they’re out of school

There are children who study books because they really love learning, and there are children who study hard because they are natively competitive, and...

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Minimizing our COVID-19 exposure: We must do better!

There are medical experts who believe that most of us will at some time get exposed to or infected with the virus, COVID-19. Many...

Every mouth must be fed, and our economic system needs to serve all

Our planet is incredible, fantastic, staggeringly beautiful, but it is a dangerous place, with numerous contagious diseases, some of which are more debilitating or...

Tourism will recover, but Belize still has to refocus

On Sunday, Belize was the only country in the Americas that hadn’t reported one person being infected with COVID-19 (since then, one Belizean who...

Maintaining the status quo will not save us

It is not impossible that COVID-19 (new coronavirus) could lose some of its sting in the very near future. Most experts are saying it...

FROM THE PUBLISHER

COVID-19 is the craziest crisis I have seen in my adult years on planet earth. I have not been saying anything, because Mose is...

From The Publisher

My generation of Belizeans, those of us born after World War II, have been here before, and I am referring to the present threat...

From the Publisher

It is dangerous to generalize about ethnic groups, because you will always include inaccuracies in your generalizations. The reason there will always be inaccuracies...

The Central Bank of Belize must buy gold to protect the country from inflation

Dear Editor, The United States has gone berserk. As the ancient proverb says, those whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad. From last September...

Viruses are older than humans

Dear Editor, Viruses are older than human existence. In 1918, we had the Spanish flu, which infected 500 million and killed 20 million to 50...

Advice from Romel Cuello on COVID-19

Dear Editor, I would like to thank Brother Colin Hyde for remembering my struggle for the single- use plastics. My issue really was that GOB,...

COVID-19: Information is most essential to combating this pandemic

Dear Editor, I am writing this for the benefit of all my Belizean brothers and sisters, and also for the benefit of my medical colleagues...
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Sedi and Darrell join UDP leadership race

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- When the last United Democratic Party (UDP) party council meeting ended in disarray, Hon. Wilfred Elrington emerged from...
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From The Publisher en Español

Mi generación de beliceños, aquellos de nosotros nacidos después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, hemos estado aquí antes, y me estoy refiriendo a la...

From The Publisher en Español

Es peligroso generalizar sobre los grupos étnicos, porque siempre se incluirán imprecisiones en las generalizaciones. La razón por la que siempre habrá imprecisiones en...

From The Publisher en Español

Hasta cierto punto, el finado Odinga Lumumba, Rufus X y yo “hicimos” al nuevo Líder del Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP), Manuel...

From the Publisher en Español

La gente de Radio KREM no toma a la ligera el apoyo continuo del pueblo beliceño para sus recaudadores de fondos mediante la venta...

Cada boca debe ser alimentada, y nuestro sistema económico necesita servir a todos

Nuestro planeta es increíble, fantástico, asombrosamente hermoso, pero es un lugar peligroso, con numerosas enfermedades contagiosas, algunas de las cuales son más debilitantes o...

El turismo se recuperará, pero Belize todavía tiene que reenfocarse

El domingo, Belize era el único país en las Américas que no había informado que una persona estuviera infectada con COVID-19 (desde entonces, una...

Mantener el statu quo no nos salvará

No es imposible que COVID-19 (nuevo coronavirus) pueda perder parte de su punzada en un futuro muy cercano. La mayoría de los expertos dicen...

El UDP combate la agenda de reformas del NTUCB, pero mantiene seguros los empleos públicos

Cuando el Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP) llegó al poder por primera vez, en el año 1984, al partido le gustó tanto...

Five steps to kicking out coronavirus

About FIFA FIFA.com, 23rd Mar. 2020-- FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new...

Harlem Globetrotters icon Fred ‘Curly’ Neal dies at 77 years old

Yahoo Sports, March 26, 2020-- Harlem Globetrotters icon Fred “Curly” Neal has died at 77 years old. The Globetrotters confirmed that he died in his...
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