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Elderly couple beaten and robbed in their home in Seine Bight

SEINE BIGHT, Stann Creek District, Tues. July 1, 2020-- An elderly American couple were reportedly beaten and robbed at about 8:30 Sunday night in...

Sparks fly in Senate debate of $60 million loan motions

BELIZE CITY, Wed. July 1, 2020-- The Senate met today to deliberate on four loan motions from the lower house of Parliament. Unlike the...

Video streaming at the National Assembly

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 2, 2020-- The National Assembly has taken measures to modernize the way viewers can access and observe the proceedings of...

Government launches 2nd phase of unemployment relief program and MSME

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 2, 2020-- Prime Minister Dean Barrow held a virtual press conference this afternoon to launch the second phase of the...

Opposition members blast Government’s $60 million loan motions

BELMOPAN, Fri. June 26, 2020-- At one of his early press conferences, when the country was just getting ready to do battle against the...

Belize City Council commences Belize Acceleration Program

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 29, 2020-- Mayor Bernard Wagner, the Belize City Council and collaborating partners today made history with a one-of-a-kind program to...

PLB Election shenanigans; strife returns to football family

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 25, 2020-- In the midst of a stalemate in the proceedings of the Premier League of Belize (PLB) Elective Congress...

FFB clears the air

BELIZE CITY, Wed. June 17, 2020-- Football Federation of Belize (FFB) General Secretary, Earl Jones was the man on the spot yesterday morning at...

Pulu and O.J. big-up 16-year-old scholar athlete Kendall Morgan of Wesley College

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 15, 2020-- With the easing of restrictions in the State of Emergency, a number of schools will be free to...

PM Barrow loses again… and we the people will pay!

No other prime minister in the history of Belize has ever had the opportunity to govern our little Belize longer than PM Dean Barrow....

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Corruption, party before country, and naiveté

We could lay the blame for all our losses in the international courts on Lord Ashcroft-owned companies or on corrupt political leaders or political...

Belize has 45 days to tighten our defense

The Government of Belize, in what might be considered a desperate move to gain US dollars, has announced a plan for a limited reopening...

Lord Ashcroft buys a greater share of Belize

News of a pending sale of Scotia Bank Belize, which had been operating in our country since 1968, has been floating around since last...

Four UDP men want to lead nation

The two major political parties in Belize, the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the People’s United Party (PUP), would like persons who are not...

From the Publisher

While it is almost never applicable or relevant to compare situations in our little Belize with those in the superpower United States of America,...

From the Publisher

There were things I did not understand about what happened on the night of May 29, 1972, in the streets of Belize City, and...

From the Publisher

This column is late, and it is not direct in its message. It is written to place in some kind of context the brutal...

Pay attention

Dear Editor, On Wednesday, July 1, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, there were 10,717,096 cases and 516,904 deaths from COVID-19, globally. Belize had 28 cases...

Sweet Belizean freedom

Dear Editor, The journalists of the BBC World Service were my teenage media heroes. From its powerful radio relay station on Antigua in the Caribbean,...

Dreams need finance

A people of a community decided that they would join forces to achieve a goal. The idea was very good, but the cost was...

Andy Jones writes on farming

Dear Editor, I would like to start off by first thanking you for keeping us informed during this COVID pandemic. Your newspapers were hard to...
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BELIZE CITY, Sun. June 21, 2020-- General elections are scheduled to be held in November, but the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the selection of...
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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...

From the Publisher en Español

Había cosas que no entendía sobre lo que sucedió la noche del 29 de mayo de 1972 en las calles de la ciudad de...

From the Publisher en Español

Esta columna llega tarde y no es directa en su mensaje. Está escrita para ubicar en algún tipo de contexto el brutal ahorcamiento de...

From the Publisher en Español

Una noche en la tribuna de UBAD, hace muchos años, a principios de la década de 1970, de la nada, el finado Galento X...

Belize tiene 45 días para reforzar nuestra defensa

El Gobierno de Belize, en lo que podría considerarse una jugada desesperada para ganar dólares estadounidenses, ha anunciado un plan para una reapertura limitada...

Lord Ashcroft compra una parte mayor de Belize

La noticia de la venta pendiente del Banco Scotia Belize, que había estado operando en nuestro país desde 1968, ha estado flotando desde el...

Cuatro hombres UDP quieren liderar la nación

Los dos principales partidos políticos en Belize, el Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP) y el Partido Unido del Pueblo (PUP), desean que...

Algo no está bien en Port

La mayoría de las empresas en Belize y el mundo han sufrido pérdidas financieras debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, por lo que nadie...

White supremacist ideas have historical roots in U.S. Christianity

Wed. July 1, 2020 (NPR)-- When a young Southern Baptist pastor named Alan Cross arrived in Montgomery, Ala., in January 2000, he knew it...

TO OBSERVE and PROTECT: Community Alert Patrol and the Fight Against Police Terror

My name is Ron Wilkins and I headed the civilian police monitoring group in Los Angeles known as the Community Alert Patrol (CAP) founded...
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