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Civilization and Maya

Dear Editor, The Maya Civilization has persisted for more than 52,000 years. It began two Great Cycles, or Platonic Years ago, each cycle 25,920 years....

Toledo Maya villages want benefit-sharing agreement out of court mediation

BELIZE CITY--Under Belize law, landowners receive 5% of the royalty payments made to the Government of Belize, which, in turn, is 7% of oil...

Oil drilling begins on Maya land

BELIZE CITY--Oil drilling in rural Toledo has been a contentious matter in light of the ongoing land rights dispute between the Government of Belize...

The invisibility of the Maya in September celebrations

BELIZE CITY--September in Belize is a time when the nation focuses on its national identity, so a question recently arose in my mind over...

Greg Ch’oc bows out from SATIIM

PUNTA GORDA--Yesterday morning was a bittersweet, yet momentous occasion for the non-governmental organization (NGO) known as SATIIM, the Sarstoon-Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, and...

Belize faces heat over rights of Maya, LGBTI and migrant workers

BELIZE CITY—In a recent meeting held in Mexico City, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), an organ of the Organization of American States...

No deal with US Capital, Maya leaders say

PUNTA GORDA—Last week, four of the buffer communities near the Sarstoon Temash National Park, where US Capital Energy plans to proceed with exploratory oil...

Drill rig lands in Toledo as division emerges in Maya camp

BELIZE CITY—Heavy trucks carrying the parts of a drill rig are being mobilized from industrial equipment supplier Pitsa, in Mexico, to Toledo in southern...

Standstill in court-connected mediation for Maya vs GOB

Last month, Madam Justice Michelle Arana ordered a court-connected mediation in the unresolved dispute between the Government of Belize and the four Maya communities...
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Double murder in Hopkins

HOPKINS, Stann Creek District, Fri. May 22, 2020-- At about 9:30 this morning, two men were found dead on a farm on the Hopkins...

Compol Chester Williams talks to San Victor and Santa Cruz villagers

SAN VICTOR, Orange Walk District, Fri. May 22, 2020-- After getting several reports that villagers of San Victor and Santa Cruz, located in the...

Pain in silence

In honor of my dad and uncles (sons of Nora Parham) — we love you! As a little girl growing up, I always wanted to...

Police: Princess security guard killed himself

BELIZE CITY, Fri. May 22, 2020-- At about 11:30 Wednesday morning, Earl Underwood, 23, a security guard on duty at the Princess Hotel and...