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John Saldivar Returned as U.D.P. Standard Bearer for Belmopan

John Saldivar is back! On Sunday at the University of Belize Gymnasium in Belmopan, the embattled former U.D.P. Minister of National Security won the majority of votes to return as [...]

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Will John Saldivar Seek Leadership of U.D.P. Once Again?

Will John Saldivar Seek Leadership of U.D.P. Once Again?

With this latest victory, is John Saldivar contemplating leadership of the United Democratic Party once again? It is a question that was posed to him and the chairman of the [...]...

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Were People Being Paid to Vote at Sunday’s Convention?

Were People Being Paid to Vote at Sunday’s Convention?

Was there hanky panky taking place during Sunday’s convention in Belmopan? It’s not uncommon to hear about homes or building with long lines near polling stations, and Sunday’s convention was [...]...

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Belmopan Rep, Oscar Mira Weighs in on U.D.P. Convention Results

Belmopan Rep, Oscar Mira Weighs in on U.D.P. Convention Results

And what does the current Belmopan representative, P.U.P’s Oscar Mira, think of Sunday’s convention? Mira says he’s looking ahead to the next general election, but he and his team will [...]...

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Former Minister of National Security John Saldivar says No to Khan

Former Minister of National Security John Saldivar says No to Khan

Last Thursday, the nation learned that Belize would become the home of former Guantanamo Bay Detainee Majid Khan. The forty-two-year-old arrived in Belize that day, where he was locked up [...]...

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez Scheduled to Make Official Visit to Belize

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez Scheduled to Make Official Visit to Belize

Today the government announced that Belize will be hosting the Cuban President for an official visit. His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, the First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party and [...]...

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I.C.J. Sets Time Limit For Belize/Honduras Case

I.C.J. Sets Time Limit For Belize/Honduras Case

In November 2022, Belize applied to the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) to seek a final and binding resolution under international law of the dispute between Belize and Honduras over [...]...

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Medical Professionals Weigh in on Disturbing Death of Mother

Medical Professionals Weigh in on Disturbing Death of Mother

Thirty-four-year-old Nicole Polonio was laid to rest on Saturday in the island town of San Pedro, one week after she was seen on the streets, acting out of character in [...]...

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San Pedro Fire Guts Home and Destroys Four Gulf Carts

San Pedro Fire Guts Home and Destroys Four Gulf Carts

A fire in the early hours of Saturday morning gutted a wooden structure and destroyed four golf carts and part of a home on the island of San Pedro. Tonight, [...]...

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Business Man Fights Off Armed Attacker in San Pedro

Business Man Fights Off Armed Attacker in San Pedro

Also in San Pedro, a man is in police custody on charges of aggravated assault and firearm charges after allegedly attacking a businessman. According to the Assistant Commissioner of Police, [...]...

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Orange Walk Man Dies of Heart Complications While Driving

Orange Walk Man Dies of Heart Complications While Driving

An Orange Walk resident dies after experiencing heart complications while driving a tractor. On Saturday, the lifeless body of Carlos Suarez was discovered on Fireburn Road in Orange Walk next [...]...

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Armenia Burglars Impersonated Police Officers

Armenia Burglars Impersonated Police Officers

Two men impersonating police officers ransacked a home in Armenia Village and stole several items, including cash, after tying up the homeowner. Jose Gonzalez told police that on Friday evening, [...]...

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Belize Basketball Elite League’s Appeals Tribunal Resigns Amidst Kirk Smith Jr. Controversy

Belize Basketball Elite League’s Appeals Tribunal Resigns Amidst Kirk Smith Jr. Controversy

Basketball player for the Benny’s Belize Hurricanes, Kirk Smith Junior, was still not cleared to play on Friday night, despite an appeals tribunal ruling in his favor. The fact that [...]...

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Belize’s Poultry Health Regulations Recognized Regionally

Belize’s Poultry Health Regulations Recognized Regionally

Belize has enacted regulations to further protect the poultry industry from health hazards. The Poultry Health Regulations 2022 came into effect in November 2022. And a few days ago, the [...]...

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Increased Threat of Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu to Belize

Increased Threat of Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu to Belize

And, while BAHA plans to host training sessions for stakeholders within the industry, Belize remains threatened by the highly infectious Avian Flu. Early last month, we reported that the industry [...]...

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More Conventions on the Way for the U.D.P.

More Conventions on the Way for the U.D.P.

We reported earlier on John Saldivar’s victory in Sunday’s Belmopan Convention. Well, according to U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte, he is hopeful the remaining U.D.P. conventions will reflect the same kind [...]...

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A New Police Precinct for Maya Mopan Community, Belmopan

A New Police Precinct for Maya Mopan Community, Belmopan

The Maya Mopan community in Belmopan has a new police precinct after an opening ceremony was held this evening for the facility. But while the precinct is located in that [...]...

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Cyclist Derrick Chavarria Featured in Sports Monday, And B.E.B.L.’s Weekend Showdowns

Cyclist Derrick Chavarria Featured in Sports Monday, And B.E.B.L.’s Weekend Showdowns

Welcome back to another edition of Sports Monday; I am Paul Lopez. We have a lot to present to you tonight, from cycling to a controversial start to the Belize [...]...

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Opposition Leader Supports Majid Khan’s Relocation to Belize

Opposition Leader Supports Majid Khan’s Relocation to Belize

Pakistani national Majid Khan arrived in Belize from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Thursday morning and was greeted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He had served twenty years of his [...]...

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Patrick Faber Raises Caution Over Majid Khan’s Relocation to Belize

Patrick Faber Raises Caution Over Majid Khan’s Relocation to Belize

Patrick Faber, the Area Representative for Collet, has taken a different position from his party leader on Majid Khan’s relocation to Belize. On the adjournment of today’s House Meeting, Faber [...]...

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Ferguson to Ritchies Bus Line “ Change Starts Now, Sorry”

Ferguson to Ritchies Bus Line “ Change Starts Now, Sorry”

Rodwell Ferguson, the Minister of Transport, has offered an explanation for the termination of Ritchies Bus Line’s road service permit. Earlier this week, we informed you that attorney for the [...]...

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Woman Chained Up and Dies in San Pedro; Police Investigating

Woman Chained Up and Dies in San Pedro; Police Investigating

There is a bizarre story coming out of the island town of San Pedro where a mother of five died after being bound and restrained with chains for days. Nicole [...]...

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Elmer Nah Enters No Case Submission During Ammunition Trial

Elmer Nah Enters No Case Submission During Ammunition Trial

Senior Magistrate Baja Shoman will hand down a decision on a no case submission that was made by accused murderer Elmer Nah earlier today, in respect of ammunition charges brought [...]...

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K.H.M.H Delivers Triplets

K.H.M.H Delivers Triplets

It has received flak in the past on allegations of negligence by patients and their families, but today, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital received kudos for its delivery of triplets. [...]...

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Eight Million U.S loan for Transformation of Trade and Facilitation Services

Eight Million U.S loan for Transformation of Trade and Facilitation Services

The Government of Belize brought three loan motions, valued at a combined sixty-six million dollars, before the House of Representatives today. The first was an Inter-American Development Bank Trade and [...]...

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