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Immigration officers busted with weed

CARMELITA, Orange Walk District, Thurs. Aug. 6, 2020-- Three Immigration officers attached to the Belmopan Immigration office have been charged jointly with drug trafficking...

Former foreign ministers call on GOB to respond to kidnapping of Garinagu leaders

Last week five former foreign ministers of Belize — Eamon Courtenay, Assad Shoman, Lisa Shoman, Godfrey Smith, and Said Musa, who is also a...

Police to give award for most COVID-19-related arrests

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2020-- Starting this month, the Police Department will be issuing an award to the police officer who arrests the...

In the House, “Sedi” blasts his own party, the UDP

BELMOPAN, Tues. Aug. 4, 2020-- During a sitting of the House of Representatives today, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington delivered a searing...

“Boots” For Pickstock?

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 5, 2020-- During a recent press conference, Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that outgoing Port Loyola area representative, Anthony “Boots”...

The Corona Reef complex to be designated a protected area

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 5, 2020-- The Corona Reef complex, located south of the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve, includes some of the healthiest coral...

1st Annual Bernice Wade Memorial Cycling Race a resounding success

BERMUDIAN LANDING VILLAGE, Belize District, Wed. Aug. 5, 2020-- The First Annual Bernice Wade Memorial Cycling Race was held in scenic Bermudian Landing Village...

Belize 1940s football star, Eric “Wappa” Gill passes

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 30, 2020-- Last week Thursday, his grandnephew, Jason Guild, informed our sports desk of the passing in Chicago on June...

Pedal by Pedal of Weekend Warriors Tour de Santino, Sat. & Sun., July 25 & 26, 2020

BELIZE CITY, Tues. July 28, 2020-- My last Pedal by Pedal report was on March 15, after which Covid-19 shut us down. I am...

Respect to Hon. Sedi for calling for more help for inner city youth

At two or more recent sittings of the House of Representatives, Hon. Sedi Elrington has made statements that do not fall along the UDP...

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Belizean ownership of businesses = more foreign reserves

The state of our foreign exchange reserves is always a big concern for Belize because, primarily, it supports our dollar which, since 1976, has...

Recovery Plan: there’s hope — maybe

The Prime Minister, Hon. Dean Barrow, called a press conference on Friday to outline an economic recovery plan for Belize, and throughout the session...

PBL masters showing little or no respect for our country

There is only one way to interpret the proposal from the receivership at the Port of Belize Ltd. (PBL) that an international mediator be...

Belizean workers demand respect, and justice

Last Wednesday, July 22, we watched in shock as the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) fired tear gas and rubber bullets at workers of the...

From the Publisher

When I was a boy growing up in Belize, British Honduras, as I look back now, I actually thought I was something special, because...

From the Publisher

“Among the current generation, as with the Barrows, those with a university degree avoid the civil service, though some may do a short stint...

From the Publisher

In the summer of 1968, at the age of 21, I rushed home to British Honduras with a first degree in English from Dartmouth...

Flag days & statesmen

Dear Editor, There are things best left for the politicians to handle. True! Also true is that the best politicians engage the public in issues...

Clinton Canul to Brother Colin

On Friday, July 24, 2020, I was honored in Brother Colin Hyde’s essay under the Title “Hart Like a Savior”. Thank you, brother Colin...

Ministry of Education pushing “2 mommy, 2 daddy” LGBT agenda in our schools

Dear Editor, For some time now I have been suspecting that the Ministry of Education was looking for a way to push the LGBT agenda...

Romel says no to opening the PGIA and the schools

Dear Editor, We are in the middle of a full-blown, planet-wide pandemic, with all the First World countries hurriedly looking for a vaccine for this...
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Gaspar Vega steps down

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 16, 2020-- In a letter dated July 14, 2020, Gaspar Vega formally announced his resignation as area representative for the...
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From The Publisher en Español

Mirando hacia atrás, cuando era un niño creciendo en Belize, Honduras Británica, en realidad pensé que era algo especial, debido a algunos éxitos académicos. ...

From the Publisher en Español

”Entre la generación actual, al igual que con los Barrows, aquellos con un título universitario evitan el servicio civil, aunque algunos pueden pasar allí...

From the Publisher en Español

En el verano de 1968, a la edad de 21 años, volví a casa a Honduras Británica con una licenciatura en letras del Colegio...

From the Publisher en Español

Si bien casi nunca es aplicable o relevante comparar situaciones en nuestro pequeño Belize con las de la superpotencia Estados Unidos de América, la...

Plan de recuperación: hay esperanza, tal vez

El Primer Ministro, el Honorable Dean Barrow, convocó a una conferencia de prensa el viernes para delinear un plan de recuperación económica para Belize,...

Maestros de PBL muestran poco o nada de respeto por nuestro país

Solo hay una forma de interpretar la propuesta de la administración judicial en el Puerto de Belize Ltd. (PBL) de que se contrate a...

Los trabajadores beliceños exigen respeto y justicia

El miércoles pasado, 22 de julio, vimos en estado de shock cómo la Unidad de Supresión de Pandillas (GSU por sus siglas en inglés)...

Un horrible miércoles 

El miércoles, más de dos mil beliceños vieron horrorizados a través de la transmisión en vivo de Noticias Krem mientras la Unidad Anti-Pandillas (GSU...

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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