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Falling merchandize exports, increasing dependence on services

It’s not the prettiest picture that’s seen when we take a first glance at the latest data from the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB)...

A coronavirus to worry about; a convention to watch

From the Hondo to the Sarstoon and from Half Moon Caye to Benque Viejo del Carmen, the two gripping stories right now are a...

New Guatemalan leader reaching out to his neighbors

Guatemala’s new president, Alejandro Giammattei, took office on January 14, and in his first couple weeks in office we saw what kind of leader...

Corruption is the greatest threat to a nation

Critics of the media in Belize say that the profession comes up short in the area of investigative journalism. The heroics of journalists in...

Our democracy could become less stable after February 9

On February 9, 2020, the United Democratic Party (UDP) will hold a convention at the high-priced Belize City Center to fill a number of...

UDP insists PUP more corrupt. Really?

At every press conference and sitting of the House of Representatives, the Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow, vociferously declares that his United Democratic...

More rot in government for the PM to cover

News broke around midday on Monday of yet another scandal in the government, this one involving foreign parties who acquired status in Belize during...

Battering our democracy to hold on to power

In a year or so, Belize is going to the International Court of Justice, and you can bet that the judges there will be...

Beginning the scrutiny of two men who would lead our country

It is wise to look inside the souls of persons whom you put in positions of leadership. It is not possible to know everything...

Government leaders responsible for utility companies’ failures on Caye Caulker

The recent disaster at Caye Caulker – it is a disaster to attract tourists to your country and you can’t provide the basic services...

Must Read

Over 10,000 march with the PUP

PUP bring out its biggest crowd in years. Marchers estimated to have exceeded 10,000.

Shooting on Rio Bravo Crescent leaves 1 dead and 1 hospitalized

Two persons were shot on Rio Bravo Crescent last night. They have been identified as Ezekiel Usher and Joyce Edwards. Usher passed away while undergoing...

Wagner’s Lane resident, Shane Budram, 43, shot dead

Last night, gunshots rang out on Wagner’s Lane shortly before midnight, claiming the life of Shane Budram, a longtime resident of the street.Budram, 43,...