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After Convention, P.U.P. Must Make Inroads with Others

The People’s United Party held a massive national convention on Sunday in Belize City, drawing a record number of supporters from the far reaches of the country and all points [...]

Budget “Ninth a March;” Will It Be Any Different?

The budget for the 2018 fiscal year is expected to be presented before the House of Representatives in early March, weeks before the start of a new financial calendar.  The [...]

Taiwanese Make Donation for Police Equipment

The government of Taiwan has made a significant contribution to assist in the fight against one of the worst problems facing the nation. A million dollars was handed over to [...]

Antonio Soberanis Honored by Family & Gov’t at Resting Place

We’ll start this next story with a quiz: where is the resting place of labour leader and early nationalist Antonio Soberanis Gomez? If you didn’t Google it, you may have [...]

Belize City’s Mayor Bradley Heads for Exit, Handing over to City Admin

The Belize City Council dissolves at the end of the month, exactly one week after nominations from political parties take place in a bid to succeed the present administration.  February [...]

Why Administrators of Municipalities Should Be Secure

In respect of controversial renewal of Miller’s four-year contract, Mayor Bradley says that despite not agreeing on whether city administrators and directors fall under the category of C.E.O.s or permanent [...]

The Belize City Council’s Record from 2015 to 2018, Annotated

Most of the current councilors have been serving since Zenaida Moya’s administration at City Hall. So with the transition process underway, in what state will Mayor Bradley’s successor inherit 109 [...]

Contractor General Out of Contract

In January, the government withdrew the motion for the re-appointment of Contractor General Godwin Arzu in the Senate after objections were raised by the Opposition. It is from the Office of [...]

On Valentine’s, Olympiad Teaches A.C.C. Students to Love Math

The third annual Math Olympiad was held today in Belize City to test the ability of participating students in formulating answers to rigorous mathematical questions.  Taking off from the defunct [...]

Sugar Researchers Take to Skies for Survey

The use of drones and lidar technology for mapping were not previously available for farming practices, but it is now here and replacing old methods of surveying in the sugar [...]

Julio the Croc Deported from Ambergris to Ladyville

Julio, an American crocodile, was relocated today from San Pedro to ACES Sanctuary in Ladyville. He’s a huge croc that was creating a lot of disturbance in a community in [...]

A Playground at St. John’s Anglican

The Rotary Clubs of Edmonton, Canada and Belize gifted the Saint John’s Anglican School with a playground.  The outdoor recreational space is fitted with swings, slides and ladders for the [...]

“Remember You Are Dust:” the Meaning of Ash Wednesday

Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day, but also, though only coincidentally, today is Ash Wednesday. It marks the official start of the season of Lent, which runs to Easter time which this [...]

Old Northern Highway Villages Get Fresh Water

Just shy of two years ago, residents of Maskall in the Belize District welcomed the start of an upgrade to their water system that was more than thirty years in [...]

Crooked Tree Causeway Set for End of Year Re-Do

On the other side of the Philip Goldson Highway, the Crooked Tree Road and Causeway is expected to receive significant upgrades, improving the lives of residents who have faced challenges [...]

B.D.F. Dies after Burns from Fire in the South

A soldier of the Belize Defence Force lost his life in unexpected circumstances while attending to household chores on Saturday evening. Twenty-seven-year-old Rodolfo Martinez was operating a lawnmower and had [...]

Corozal Couple Accuses Housing Employee of Running Scam

A couple from Corozal is claiming that they were victims of a housing scam, but this incident is revealing a bigger issue of alleged corruption at the Housing Department. News [...]

Family Waits Impatiently for Removal of Killer Bees

A Belize City family is enduring another sleepless night after a horrific episode this past weekend. Their three female watchdogs were mauled and stung to death when set upon by [...]

The Electoral Tilt in Belmopan

Tanya Santos is an independent consultant in Natural Resources Management.  She’s been a resident of Belmopan all her life; but these days, she is on the campaign trail for the [...]

B.P.P. Says Lay Off the Maya

Last week, there were complaints by the Maya Leaders Alliance and Toledo Alcaldes Association that government or its agents tried to coerce and intimidate Maya leaders and residents of Toledo [...]

Walk to Raise Funds for Kidney Association

It’s that time of the year again. The Kidney Association of Belize is officially announcing its upcoming annual kidney walk and health fair, set for the third and ninth of [...]

Annual Health Fair Offers Important Tests

According to Itch, over the years, Belizeans have failed to recognize that there is an increased number of persons being diagnosed with renal failure; majority, when the disease is already [...]

Cayo Residents Complain about Road Block

Residents in the Bradley’s Bank area of Santa Elena say that one of their public streets is being converted into a double lot and it will cut them off from [...]

Blue Wave Sweeps through Belize City

Just twenty-three days from a municipal election, supporters of the People’s United Party descended in the city seven years after its last national convention. The Opposition, on Sunday, took full [...]

The P.U.P.’s Updated Policies and Plans

The National Convention’s primary business aside, the P.U.P. also has a lot to say about the major issues of the day. From crime to Guatemala, the party produced a number [...]