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PSU and Belmopan City Council settle dispute over Hilltop property

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 20, 2020-- The Public Service Union (PSU) and the Belmopan City Council have reached an out-of-court settlement that is expected...

Ras Bano tells Krem Plus: It’s time to plant

David “Ras Bano” Barnett, one of the founding members of Harmonyville, which lies between St. Matthew’s and Cotton Tree villages on the George Price...

Belize among 7 countries to share CDB loan of US $66.7 million for COVID-19 relief

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 21, 2020-- An emergency loan for seven Caribbean countries has been approved by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) this week,...

Eight injured in four accidents on highway

BISCAYNE, Belize District, Tues. May 19, 2020-- Four road traffic accidents which took place on the Philip Goldson Highway, the Hummingbird Highway and the...

1,360 persons charged so far for violation of Emergency Powers Regulations

BELIZE CITY, Tues. May 19, 2020-- Since the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the country in March, Emergency Safety Regulations have been in place to combat...

State of emergency helping to keep lid on crime, Compol Williams says

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 18, 2020-- Belize has been in a national State of Emergency in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since April...

Football Flashback 7 – our latest list for the 1980s

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 18, 2020-- Below is our latest list of 1st Division football players during the period of the 1980s up to...

The Blacks bought the bullshit – about Sam Cooke

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 22, 2020-- Well, not really. At least, enough of them did; as well as some voices in the media, especially...

Early professionalism in Belize football

BELIZE CITY, Sun. May 10, 2020-- We’ve recently chronicled some highlights on the road to the inception of the first semi-professional football league in...

The disparity in application of the law

It is indeed a rather frightening phenomenon that needs to be recorded in history, how the State of Emergency has shown more blatantly the...

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El UDP siempre ataca al mensajero

La semana pasada, el gobernante Partido Demócrata Unido (UDP) dedicó mucho espacio en su periódico, The Guardian, para atacar al Sr. Dean Flowers, el...

The UDP always attacks the messenger

Last week the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) devoted much space in their newspaper, the Guardian, to attacking Mr. Dean Flowers, the first vice-president...

The Chamber should be fighting alongside unions

It is understandable that some Belizeans who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic might harbor some envy of the workers on...

We need our full share from tourism

Last week the leader of our country, Hon. Dean Barrow, spoke of tourists returning to the country in the coming months, and it has...

From the Publisher

This May 24 was always one of those strange colonial holidays, it seemed and seems to me. I think today they say it is...

From the Publisher

Say you’re an extremely wealthy Belizean individual, family, or business group, and then this coronavirus catastrophe strikes, boom, the bottom falls completely out of...

From the Publisher

The right wing, anti-communist Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP), led by the late Dean Lindo, was widely expected to win the 1979 general election,...

If we go to the IMF…

Dear Editor, In March 2017, Belize renegotiated its US $526.5 million bond (BZ$1.053 billion). The interest got reduced from 5% to 4.9375 %, and was...

Letter: Supports Amandala initiative for Belize Football Hall of Fame

Fri. May 15, 2020-- First, on behalf of our organizations, namely: the Belizean American Caribbean Football Association Inc. (B.A.C.F.A.) and the Belizean American Football...

What is Belize’s plan?

Dear Editor, The US Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, said in a 60-Minute interview that a recovery won’t happen until the end of 2021. He...

BIG BOOTS

Who’s gonna fill their shoes? Who’s gonna stand that tall? … Lord, I wonder, who’s gonna fill their shoes? Belmopan, On Friday night I read Bilal Morris’ piece in...
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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

Este 24 de mayo siempre fue uno de esos extraños feriados coloniales, me pareció y me parece. Creo que hoy dicen que es el...

From the Publisher En Español

Digamos que usted es un individuo, familia o grupo empresarial beliceño extremadamente rico, y luego esta catástrofe del coronavirus golpea, boom, el fondo cae...

From the Publisher En Español

Se esperaba ampliamente que el partido opositor derechista y anticomunista, el Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP), liderado por el finado Dean Lindo,...

From the Publisher En Español

Los rusos celebraron el 75 aniversario del fin de la Segunda Guerra Mundial la semana pasada, pero no fue hasta agosto de 1945 que...

Necesitamos nuestra parte del turismo

La semana pasada el líder de nuestro país, el Honorable Dean Barrow, habló de los turistas que regresarán al país en los próximos meses,...

PSU: Tenemos ideas para ayudar. GdB: Solo abandona los incrementos.

En una conferencia de prensa convocada el jueves pasado, el Primer Ministro dijo que considera inaceptable que el Sindicato de Servicios Públicos (PSU por...

GdB se aferra a su antiguo guión turístico

El Primer Ministro de Belize, el Muy Honorable Dean Barrow, explicó recientemente a la nación que el turismo ha impulsado nuestra economía durante los...

Sin compasión o simplemente ineficiente

Hay personas con autoridad que han conocido tiempos difíciles, y hay personas con autoridad que nunca han conocido un día en sus vidas cuando...

Belize – the only COVID-19 free country in the Americas

Wed. May 6, 2020 (Caribbean Culture and Lifestyle)-- Besides being the last country in the Americas to report its first coronavirus case on March...

SRC Trading Thoughts Column

Introduction The current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis which originated in China, and which has severely disrupted China-centric value and supply chains, has laid bare the...
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