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Basketballers lose second in a row in Venezuela

It was another heartbreaking night for Belize’s national basketball squad as on Thursday they lost their second straight in the Caribbean and Central American Games, this time to a tough [...]

Musa says, if elected, he’ll hold finance portfolio

In other sporting news, this time from the national pastime called politics, leader of the opposition Said Musa has announced the holder of a key portfolio in any future P.U.P. [...]

Suspects in Mesopotamia beating are charged

In crime news, the four suspects detained in the beating of a P.U.P. campaign worker in the Mesopotamia division were today formally charged in Magistrate’s Court. Twenty-one year old Dean [...]

Teachers prepare for new school year

Thousands of primary school children countrywide are grudgingly watching the calendar as the count down to the proverbial burning of the free paper quickly approaches. But while the boys and [...]

New Central Bank officially opens tonight

The Central Bank’s governor and staff have been clamoring for their own building for what seems like decades. Tonight, although surrounded by partisan political controversy, that building is a reality. [...]

Albert is a tossup as Goldson retires

The Albert division in Belize City has been the perennial home of veteran political leader Philip Goldson. But with Goldson’s retirement the race has been thrown wide open. The P.U.P.’s [...]

G. Michael Reid on two party politics

The commentaries on the Last Word have traditionally managed to avoid the subject of partisan politics, and while he does not intend to deviate from that practice, with less than [...]