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2nd U.D.P. Convention is Here: Who Will Win on Sunday?

The new leader of the United Democratic Party, who will be referred to as leader elect, will be decided this Sunday. The three-man race has been narrowed down to a [...]

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Who will the Prime Minister Vote for on Sunday?

Who will the Prime Minister Vote for on Sunday?

In the build up to the February ninth leadership convention, former Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber had a public spat with Mesopotamia Area Representative Shyne Barrow.  At the time, the [...]...

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3 More Cases of COVID-19; Orange Walk Becomes Hotspot

3 More Cases of COVID-19; Orange Walk Becomes Hotspot

Three more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Thursday night and it is expected that four more cases will be confirmed later tonight. All these cases are being recorded in [...]...

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Another Group of Belizeans Repatriated

Another Group of Belizeans Repatriated

Another repatriation flight landed today with over twenty persons including military officers and two diplomats. United Airlines landed at the Philip Goldson International Airport at around midday after applications were [...]...

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Are We Prepared for the P.G.I.A.’s Reopening?

Are We Prepared for the P.G.I.A.’s Reopening?

The Philip Goldson International Airport is scheduled to re-open for international travel on August fifteenth. This will allow visitors to enter Belize and jump-start the tourism industry and by extension [...]...

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Georgeville Village Council Says Minister Montero Giving Out Their Land without Consultation

Georgeville Village Council Says Minister Montero Giving Out Their Land without Consultation

Around the country, land disputes are brewing in villages.  In the latest case, the Georgeville Village Council is up in arms that a green space reserved for a sporting complex [...]...

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Minister of Education Weighs in on UB Crisis

Minister of Education Weighs in on UB Crisis

Minister of Education Patrick Faber has been fairly silent on the UB matter.  Aside from government cutting the subvention for the national university amid the resulting economic crisis from COVID-19, [...]...

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Education Minister Responds to Schools not Being Ready to Reopen

Education Minister Responds to Schools not Being Ready to Reopen

B.N.T.U. National President, Senator Elena Smith has come forward to say that a majority of schools across the country will not be ready to reopen their classrooms on August tenth, [...]...

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Are the Tides Turning in Faber’s Favor?

Are the Tides Turning in Faber’s Favor?

Going back to Sunday’s leadership convention, a number of U.D.P. area representatives have also shifted their support from John Saldivar to Patrick Faber, including Cayo Central’s Rene Montero and Erwin [...]...

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Bail Denied for Woman Who Failed to Comply with Directive of Quarantine Authority

Bail Denied for Woman Who Failed to Comply with Directive of Quarantine Authority

A Guatemalan woman, who calls Belize home and who was intercepted for violating the quarantine regulation in April, was denied bail when her attorney, Hurl Hamilton applied on her behalf today [...]...

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Barry Castillo on Bail With Curfew

Barry Castillo on Bail With Curfew

A man, who allegedly forced his way into the home of an elderly American couple in Seine Bight, then proceeded to beat and rob them, was granted bail today, but [...]...

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Juan Bermudez Gets Bail

Juan Bermudez Gets Bail

Juan Bermudez, who is accused of firing gunshots during an altercation with another man in Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk was today granted bail by Justice Colin Williams.  Bermudez allegedly fired [...]...

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More Gang Members Detained Under New SOE

More Gang Members Detained Under New SOE

As part of an ongoing law enforcement operation to round up known gang members who are said to be involved in the recent flare up of violence in Belize City, [...]...

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P.S.U. Signs Bus Agreement for Commuting Public Officers

P.S.U. Signs Bus Agreement for Commuting Public Officers

The Public Service Union has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with private bus company ADK Charters to provide transportation for public officers who travel from Belize City to Belmopan for [...]...

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P.U.P.’s Allan Pollard Wants Queen Square

P.U.P.’s Allan Pollard Wants Queen Square

Belize City Councilor Allan Pollard wants to be the area representative for Queen Square, a traditional U.D.P. stronghold and the constituency of Prime Minister Dean Barrow since 1984.  Barrow is [...]...

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Will U.B.F.S.U. Participate in UB’s Virtual Recommendations Meeting?

Will U.B.F.S.U. Participate in UB’s Virtual Recommendations Meeting?

On Thursday, the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Union held a demonstration to help amplify their voice for the senior administration of UB to engage them in cost-cutting measures [...]...

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Will There Be A New Faculty & Staff Rep on UB Board of Trustees?

Will There Be A New Faculty & Staff Rep on UB Board of Trustees?

The Union is also dissatisfied about the way in which Doctor June Young was removed from the UB Board of Trustees when the financial crisis announcement was made. The U.B.F.S.U. [...]...

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Everything Elsy – a Delicious Assortment of Fresh Fruit Arrangements

Everything Elsy – a Delicious Assortment of Fresh Fruit Arrangements

In the following story you will meet an enterprising single mother of four children. She is Elsy Rosales and she started a small business from scratch. She did not have [...]...

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Corozal Town Council Acquires Equipment for its Sanitation, Operations Department

Corozal Town Council Acquires Equipment for its Sanitation, Operations Department

Earlier this week, the Corozal Town Council acquired a lawn tractor, a generator, two lawn mowers, four echo brush cutters and other essential tools to complement the equipment for its [...]...

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The 10th Annual Back to School Trimming/Hair Braiding Initiative Needs Your Help

The 10th Annual Back to School Trimming/Hair Braiding Initiative Needs Your Help

The popular tenth annual back to school trimming and hair braiding drive by Inspiration Arts is scheduled to be held on August eighth and ninth at its usual location on [...]...

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23 Males, 4 Females Locked Up Under Anti-Gang S.O.E.

23 Males, 4 Females Locked Up Under Anti-Gang S.O.E.

After spending two nights in lockdown, four women are among a group of twenty-seven gang members who were carted away to the Belize City Prison this afternoon. The police dragnet [...]...

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Marco Vidal on the Road to Recovery

Marco Vidal on the Road to Recovery

And the man who led the anti-gang operation, Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal is already on the road to recovery after suffering a stroke on Tuesday evening, following the [...]...

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Sentencing for Danny Mason et al Adjourned

Sentencing for Danny Mason et al Adjourned

After nine o’clock this morning, convicted murderer Danny Mason and four other accomplices in the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas arrived at the Supreme Court to learn their fate. But [...]...

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Lisa Shoman to be Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court

Lisa Shoman to be Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court

While on the matter of judges, there is word tonight that Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be proceeding to have Senior Counsel Lisa Shoman appointed to the post of judge [...]...

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U.B.F.S.U. Holds Peaceful Protest in Belmopan!

U.B.F.S.U. Holds Peaceful Protest in Belmopan!

Since last week we’ve been reporting on a growing dispute between the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Union and the University of Belize’s administration. The U.B.F.S.U. is only acknowledged [...]...

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