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The urgency of campaign finance laws

A number of so-called third parties have contested general elections in Belize, none achieving any success at the polls; however, they have all made...

Which road, Belize? People power or neoliberalism?

“Neoliberalism is generally associated with policies like cutting trade tariffs and barriers. Its influence has liberalized the international movement of capital, and limited the...

Reminding the PUP of its roots

When Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, Hon. Jose Mai, told Love FM that if stevedores lost their jobs at the Port of...

Shell-shocked! – No COLA?

We are living in some serious times, indeed, with upheavals and calamities both on the foreign and local scene. And it is like the...

The bad days when BTL was privately owned

Our country’s main opposition party, the UDP, has been saying for some time that the present PUP government would likely be abandoning the services...

Big Pharma is after the money; but Covid is real!

There is an old story about a travelling compulsive gambler, who finds out that the establishment he entered in a small western town is...

Every effort must be made to end the violence

Just about the only good thing that can be said about the Covid-19 pandemic is that briefly, in one of the world’s most murderous...

First official Emancipation Day in Belize

On Sunday, August 1, 2021, Belize, the jewel in the heart of the Central American and Caribbean basin, joins the rest of the Caribbean...

Our lost and troubled youth

Mon. July 26, 2021 As we reflect on the meaning of the upcoming Emancipation Day, the plight of our troubled youth, especially those of some...

We can, must solve food problem, NOW

A fairly recent UNICEF report confirms what most Belizeans believe, that the majority of our people aren’t eating right. Food (and water) is the...

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Wife of double-murder suspect granted bail

Belize City, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2021-- Last Thursday, Jovannie O’Brien was arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of Lloyd Myvett, 18, and...

4 homes burnt; arson suspected

Belize City, Fri. Sept. 10, 2021-- On Friday, September 10, just after 6:30 p.m., the local fire department received reports of a huge fire...

Belize listed in US State Department Afghan travel release

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 13, 2021-- In a joint statement released by the US State Department on August 29, Belize was listed as a...