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1st Prime Minister George Price passes away

The nation has been plunged into mourning. This morning the Right Honorable George Price, father of the nation, national hero and the leader emeritus of the People’s United Party passed [...]

Citizens on the street say farewell to Price

The news of his passing was greeted with both sadness and respect for the man that has been central in the history of Belize. Many paused today to pay tribute [...]

Embassies, schools and political parties give condolences

As the sad news that the first and two-term Prime Minister Price passed away, the official condolences were flowing in from embassies, ambassadors, educational institutions, and political parties.  The government [...]

Oh Captain, My Captain! Michael Finnegan gives poetic farewell

The poem O Captain! My Captain! was written in 1865 by Walt Whitman.  The poem was about the death of United States President Abraham Lincoln. But it was also the [...]

A History of Price remembered

The Right Honorable George led the nationalist movement and the country to self-government and then to independence on September twenty-first 1981. While that is considered his crowning glory, his political [...]

Awich says PM’s No is not evidence; 13th Senator still a dream

In its 2008 manifesto, the United Democratic Party promised a senate that would be comprised of thirteen members. The thirteenth seat would go to the Non Governmental Organizations. Since taking [...]

Students pass with grades 1 to 3 in 80% of CSEC subjects

The results are in for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE). But the names of the top scorers aren’t being released just yet since [...]

Increase in CAPE averages, but less students sitting exams

In the CAPE exams, there was an overall increase in grades of four point eleven percent when compared to 2010 and the top student will receive the prestigious Belize Scholarship. [...]

4 persons shot on Flamboyant Street. Gang truce at end?

A number of shootings took place over the weekend. This morning four people were shot on Flamboyant Street. Shortly after nine-thirty, residents of the area were working on the street [...]

Stabbing at Belikin Fest

Eighteen year old Brandon Thomas Bennett is tonight being held without bail at the Central Prison in Hattieville following the attempted murder of Kent Moss on Saturday.  The stabbing incident [...]

Edward Buller found guilty of Manslaughter and not Murder

Late this evening fifty year old Edward Buller was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter for the June twentieth 2009 death of forty-one year old Ella May [...]

Cyclist Shalini Zabaneh gets gold in Jamaica

Shalini Zabaneh is among the top female cyclists in Belize and in the Caribbean Cycling Championship held in Jamaica over the weekend, she proved to be among the best in [...]

EXPO Marketplace 2011; a success especially for phone companies

Over five thousand visitors entered the gates of the IT-VET on Saturday and Sunday for the 2011 Expo Marketplace. According to the Chamber of Commerce, there were a hundred and [...]

Sports Monday with Heavy Weight James Adderley

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Stop the press, Shalini ZAbaneh in her first trip to the Caribbean Cycling Championship has struck for gold in the [...]

George Cadle Price

The Right Hon. George Price led the nationalist movement and the country to self-government and then to Independence on September 21st, 1981. He is considered the Father of the Nation [...]