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Jus’ as’ somebody

Dear Editor, Google the expression”Flag Etiquette,” followed by the name of a country, and that country’s Flag Code immediately appears. But not for Belize. Generally speaking,...

We only need 10 Ministers of Government

Dear Editor, As the campaign season intensifies with the date being announced for the next general elections, it’s a good time to reflect as to...

“ONCE IN A BLUE MOON”

Dear Editor, The above title is used to refer to when there are two full moons in the same month. October 2020 is such a...

The history of Antonio Soberanis is very interesting

Dear Editor, I was moved by the designation of certain important areas of our country in honor of many of our past “heroes,” many of whom...

Seniors FIRST, please…

Dear Editor, In late December, 2015, my wife and I stood in the crowded United Airlines customer service room at the George Bush International Airport...

To teach or not to teach?

Dear Editor, Bill Cosby, the American entertainer, once famously quipped, “I started out as a child!” To paraphrase, and on a more serious plane, I was...

The Public Accounts Committee should not be a useless entity

Dear Editor, According to “An Encyclopaedia of Parliament” by Norman Wilding & Philip Laundy (1958 Cassel & Co. Ltd.), “There shall be a select Committee...

Questions for Social Security Board

Dear Editor, I am a retired United States citizen who has been residing in Belize since May 1, 2017. On December 6, 2019, I was granted...

Back home — lives matter

Dear Editor, Joggers, runners, walkers, and strollers: they have this in common—most do not wear a mask. I’m a stroller, but I always wear mine...

No political debates in Belize

Dear Editor, The general election is fast approaching, and because of this new normal it’s difficult to get a pulse of the people in regards...

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Chinese businessman charged with “trafficking in persons”

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 19, 2020-- As a result of a report in June 2019 that alleged the trafficking of three women, Inspector Jian...

Rodman Welch charged with Shakeem Dennison’s murder

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 19, 2020-- There has been progress in the case involving the October 12, 2020, murder of Shakeem Dennison, 26, a...

Orange Walk District —COVID-19’s raging epicenter

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 19, 2020-- On Saturday evening, October 17, the Orange Walk District recorded its 1,000th case of COVID-19, and a new...