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Saturday, February 27, 2021

BTL’s profits fall 77%!

BELIZE CITY, Sat. Feb. 20, 2021-- This past weekend, Belize Telemedia Limited hosted a virtual annual general meeting (AGM) with its newly appointed board...

COVID-19 Update

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 25, 2021-- Since our last COVID-19 update, the country has moved a step closer to the launch of the vaccination...

Human Rights Commission concerned about conditions in prison

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 23, 2021-- Back in October, the Human Rights Commission of Belize (HRCB) expressed its dire concern and regret over the...

New Elections and Boundaries Commission officially sworn in

BELMOPAN, Wed. Feb. 24, 2021-- On Wednesday, the Governor-General, Sir Colville Young, officially presided over the swearing-in of the newly appointed members of the...

Pacu found in New River

LEMONAL, Belize District, Wed. Feb. 23, 2021-- Earlier this month the Fisheries Department got wind of a new fish species native to South America...

Remote villages to receive solar energy systems

MACHAKILHA AND GRAHAM CREEK, Toledo District, Mon. Feb. 22, 2021-- In southern Belize, very remote villages still lack access to electricity. It is not...

Belize football dreams

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 25, 2021-- Yesterday, the Football Federation of Belize (FFB) sent out a group picture of our national team players along...

Fred Usher, Jr., wins 15K Valentine race

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 15, 2021-- It’s been a long time since there has been a long-distance race in which local runners could participate....

Belize National “A” Team prepares for World Cup Qualifiers

BELMOPAN, Thurs. Feb. 18, 2021-- The Football Federation of Belize (FFB) is pleased to call the following National “A” Team players to camp on...

Jesus said we should eliminate poverty

Some days before He was destined to die on the cross, Jesus the Christ, on being challenged for allowing Mary of Bethany to anoint...

Dey Di “Abstract” Dr. Manza!

SIB report on state of economy

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Halting BTL’s “race to the bottom”

Belizeans who pay keen attention to the financial landscape have been aware that Belize’s most celebrated company, Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL), has for some...

More inquiry commissions needed— starting with Santander

The new PUP government has launched a Commission of Inquiry into the fire sale of a fleet of government vehicles in the weeks leading...

The priority is food

Since the pandemic began we have been waiting for the tourists to return in large numbers to our shores, and the recent development of...

Politics and the people: a matter of trust

It is said that sports often mirrors life. There are popular sayings that some consider to be “Bible” truths in sports, and these tend...

From the Publisher

I got myself into a lot of trouble back when because of becoming so angry when I was taken for a fool. I became...

From the Publisher

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Feb. 21, 2021-- Today marks the 56th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X by three gunmen in Manhattan’s Audubon Ballroom....

From the Publisher

When I was a child growing up in British Honduras in the 1950s, our people did not rate members of our community by how...

Mandate!

I must admit that I was surprised at the size of the PUP’s victory in the last election. I wasn’t surprised that they won;...

Empire Strikes Back…. AGAIN!

Dear Editor, The February 13th From The Publisher that looks once more at the Michael Ashcroft acquisition of Scotia Bank took me back to 22nd...

Census Concerns

Dear Editor, Census enumeration was way simpler in 1790, the year of the first census in Bey.1 Certainly in the matter of ethnicity, where Beysians...

Fair is fair

Dear Editor, I would like to remind both GOB and the BCCI that reduced salaries means reduced purchasing power, which will in no small way...
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100 Days of the PUP

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 23, 2021-- The People’s United Party has already completed one hundred days in office as of February 19. It is...
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From the Publisher en Español

Me metí en muchos problemas hace tiempo al enojarme tanto cuando me tomaban por tonto. Me convencí de que el sistema educativo de Belize,...

From the Publisher en Español

CIUDAD DE BELIZE, dom. 21 de febrero-- Hoy marca el 56 aniversario del asesinato de Malcolm X por tres hombres armados en el Audubon...

From the Publisher en Español

Cuando era un niño creciendo en Honduras Británica en la década de 1950, nuestra gente no calificaba a los miembros de nuestra comunidad por...

From the Publisher en Español

Cuando comenzó la “charla negra” en la Ciudad de Belize a fines de 1968, continuando a principios de 1969, los apologistas de la supremacía...

Se necesitan más comisiones de investigación, empezando con Santander

El nuevo gobierno PUP ha puesto en marcha una Comisión de Investigación sobre la liquidación de una flota de vehículos gubernamentales en las semanas...

La prioridad es la comida

Desde que comenzó la pandemia hemos estado esperando que los turistas regresen en gran número a nuestras costas, y el reciente desarrollo de vacunas...

Política y el pueblo: una cuestión de confianza

Se dice que los deportes a menudo reflejan la vida. Hay dichos populares que algunos consideran verdades “bíblicas” en los deportes, y estos tienden...

Rep. de Organización de conservación se sobrepasó

La Alianza de Líderes Mayas, la Sociedad Julian Cho y la Asociación de Alcaldes de Toledo, a través de un comunicado de prensa emitido...

70% vaccine coverage needed to control COVID-19 transmission

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, Wed. Feb. 17, 2021-- In the latest PAHO press briefing, the Director of PAHO, Dr. Carissa Etienne, expressed optimism that the...

PAHO asst. director addresses vaccine doubts

WASHINGTON, DC. Wed. Feb. 10, 2021-- In a recent conference held by PAHO, media personnel continued to put forward their countries’ concerns as it...
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