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Alfredo Petillo – heroic dad

Alfredo Petillo – heroic dad

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Mon. Sept. 24, 2018– On Sunday morning, just before daybreak, a fire began raging at the Petillo family’s house, located at corner of Progress and Cinderella Streets in Orange Walk Town. By the [...]

Toddler, 2, falls into vat and drowns

Toddler, 2, falls into vat and drowns

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 24, 2018– Willy Quinocte, 28, a laborer of Belize City, and his family are mourning the death of their baby, Kelvin Sanchez, 2, who drowned after he fell into a vat near [...]

Bobby Lopez harassed by BMP celebrations committee

Bobby Lopez harassed by BMP celebrations committee

His “sin” was that he wanted to put his “Vote No ICJ” golf cart in the September celebrations parade BELMOPAN, Mon. Sept. 24, 2018– Belizean political leader, activist and businessman, Robert “Bobby” Lopez, was harassed by [...]

Dr. Dean Lindo, former UDP Leader/Minister of Government, given state funeral

Dr. Dean Lindo, former UDP Leader/Minister of Government, given state funeral

BELIZE CITY, Mon, Sept. 24, 2018– Last Thursday the body of His Excellency Dr. Dean Lindo, 86, Senior Counsel, and a former UDP Leader/Minister of Government, was cremated and his ashes were put in a small [...]

Elrington’s deplorable scare tactics

Elrington’s deplorable scare tactics

If Belize does not agree to go to the ICJ, “the whole country will become refugees if the Guatemalans come across and chase us out:” Hon. Wilfred Elrington BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– At a [...]

Court of Appeal orders new trial for Aracely Cahueque for abetment to murder

Court of Appeal orders new trial for Aracely Cahueque for abetment to murder

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– In March 2014, Aracely Cahueque, 21, a former Corozal beauty contestant, walked out of the Belmopan Supreme Court of Justice Dennis Hanomansingh freed of a three-count indictment for abetment to [...]

Baby born at home after hospital turned mother away

Baby born at home after hospital turned mother away

COROZAL TOWN, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– News of a woman giving birth to a baby boy at a relative’s home after she was told by the Corozal Community Hospital that she wasn’t ready to deliver, spread [...]

Guatemalan aggression in the Sarstoon, but Hon. Saldivar blames BTV

Guatemalan aggression in the Sarstoon, but Hon. Saldivar blames BTV

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 19, 2018– Last Saturday, the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) held their third annual Eco Challenge, with the route of the race being from Barranco, a village in the Toledo District, to the [...]

NTUCB threatens Mayor Bernard Wagner

NTUCB threatens Mayor Bernard Wagner

NTUCB/CWU’s Floyd Neal has some questions to answer; does     he have a hidden agenda with respect to City Hall? BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) has written Belize [...]

Dean Russell Lindo, S.C., first UDP leader, dead at 86

Dean Russell Lindo, S.C., first UDP leader, dead at 86

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– Attorney Dean Russell Lindo, S.C., who was the first leader of the now ruling United Democratic Party (UDP), passed away at 3:25 p.m. today at his Buttonwood Bay home. He [...]