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Belize celebrates 222nd Anniversary of Battle of St. George’s Caye

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 14, 2020-- “Overcoming Adversity, Creating Opportunity. Belizeans: United for Prosperity.” This is the theme chosen for this year’s September celebrations,...

House to introduce controversial Equal Opportunities Bill 2020 on Wednesday

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 14, 2020-- Members of the House of Representatives will convene at the National Assembly Chamber in Belmopan for a special...

PUP bids farewell to Hon. Said Musa

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 14, 2020-- The end of an era was marked when the People’s United Party bid farewell to their stalwart representative...

Iturbide and Mexican independence in 1821

In 1821 Mexico was born to an independent life with immense expectations based on its legendary wealth. It seemed as if the prophecy of...

The Thomas “Lester” Garbutt Lighthouse for Hunting Caye

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 14, 2020-- Hunting Caye has had its lighthouse renamed the Thomas “Lester” Garbutt Lighthouse. Garbutt was its former operator. Garbutt was...

NEMO’s new storm preparedness plans during the pandemic

BELIZE CITY, Monday, Sept. 8, 2020-- “This is one of the most active seasonal forecasts that NOAA has produced in its 22-year history of...

Statement on Belmopan Market Day controversy

Dear Editor, It is only useful to recall the past if one seeks to avoid falling into repeated pitfalls of failures in the future. The City...

Countrywide curfew ends

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 7, 2020-- For the first time since August 7, 2020, Belizeans are free of curfew restrictions due to the end...

Queen of the Bay crown stays in the West

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2020-- The Queen of the Bay pageant has been held in Belize every year since 1945, and there has...

Hurricane Nana impacts Hopkins and Sittee River communities

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2020-- Hurricane Nana, which had wind speeds of 75 miles per hour when it approached Belize’s coast, made landfall...

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Cyber Crime Bill introduced in the House

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- The long-awaited Cyber Crime Bill was finally introduced in the House of Representatives during Wednesday’s meeting. The Cyber...

Belize’s Constitutional requirement for electoral redistricting can and must be done

90.- (1) The Elections and Boundaries Commission shall, after considering the electoral distribution of the population throughout Belize, make proposals from time to time...

$27 million in Supplementary Appropriations passed

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- Members of the House of Representatives debated a supplementary appropriation bill at length during Wednesday’s House meeting. One...