Highlights

Edward “Mandingo” Gabourel: From printing Amandala to pioneer in the Valley of Peace

Edward “Mandingo” Gabourel: From printing Amandala to pioneer in the Valley of Peace

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 21, 2019– In his youth, Edward Lincoln Gabourel was a very strong, powerfully built, but quiet man, who became known as “Mandingo.” Essentially, he has lived a quiet life, even though, at [...]

Opposition leader blasts Barrow’s budget as “flat and uninspired”

Opposition leader blasts Barrow’s budget as “flat and uninspired”

BELMOPAN, Fri. Mar. 15, 2019– Although the budget debate is set for next Monday and Tuesday, the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. John Briceño, did not wait for debate day; the area representative for Orange Walk [...]

Creating a home for women in need

Creating a home for women in need

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 14, 2019– Thistle Farms, in Tennessee, is a home for women who are survivors of human trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. It has helped many women, and its sister communities around the world [...]

Legal opinion commissioned by Bar Association indicates strength and weakness in Belize’s ICJ legal case

Legal opinion commissioned by Bar Association indicates strength and weakness in Belize’s ICJ legal case

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 7, 2019– The Belize Bar Association commissioned an independent legal opinion on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute from a ranking expert on International Law, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD, from the University of the [...]

Family of National Hero George Price wants ICJ billboards removed

Family of National Hero George Price wants ICJ billboards removed

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 4, 2019– Currently, it seems that Belize has been split into two opposing camps: those who support taking the Guatemalan claim to Belize’s territory to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for [...]

Vital Statistics Unit – a millstone around the necks of Belizean voters

Vital Statistics Unit – a millstone around the necks of Belizean voters

The integrity of the Vital Statistics Unit needs to be restored A news analysis BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 27, 2019– The Vital Statistics Unit, which has been removed from the control of the Judiciary and now [...]

We gave our all; respect to Cuba and Bahamas!

We gave our all; respect to Cuba and Bahamas!

Cuba 1st, Bahamas 2nd, Belize 3rd, Antigua 4th in FIBA World Cup qualifying quadrangular BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 25, 2019– Belize came one 3-point shot away, and two chances to make it, from securing a 1-point [...]

Another Belizean student gets volleyball scholarship to Canada!

Another Belizean student gets volleyball scholarship to Canada!

© Berisford Codd Jr. BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019–Twenty-one-year-old Daril Avila, a talented volleyball player and student at the University of Belize, will be leaving the country later this year to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree [...]

SHJC gets 10 new classrooms

SHJC gets 10 new classrooms

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019– Sacred Heart Junior College (SHJC), home to about 568 students, has added ten new much needed classrooms to its campus. The school recognized the need for the new [...]

Belizean volleyball stars Bryton Codd and Karym Coleman leading Briercrest College to ACAC playoffs

Belizean volleyball stars Bryton Codd and Karym Coleman leading Briercrest College to ACAC playoffs

© Berisford Codd Jr. BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 12, 2019– In March 2018, news was broken that 23-year-old Bryton Codd and 27-year-old Karym Coleman were awarded scholarships to pursue college education at Briercrest College in Saskatchewan, [...]