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NABR announces election slate

In more news from the campaign trail, the National Alliance for Belizean Rights has released its slate of candidates for next month’s elections. Most prominent on the list is Gilda [...]

Another Cayo candidate’s relative accused of assault

Two weeks after the assault on cameraman Emil Rodriguez, at the hands of Inesita Fernandez, daughter of U.D.P. candidate Salvador Fernandez, another Cayo resident has formally lodged a complaint against [...]

Two newcomers contest Port Loyola

With over four thousand, four hundred voters it’s the largest constituency in Belize City. It’s two major candidates, both first timers, have been working the division for several years. Tonight [...]

Corozal activist urges protest vote

During the last several months many Belizeans have wrestled with the question of whether they should register to vote. Others, who have registered, are still trying to decide whether or [...]

Stricken cyclist on road to recovery

In Belize we are all too familiar with illness, and the ability or inability our medical system to restore and maintain our health. But as anyone who has ever endured [...]

Too many bodies, too much time, cause trouble at old morgue

If you’ve been following the news lately you’ve noticed that, through crimes, accidents, natural causes and even a few unsolved mysteries, there has been no shortage of dead bodies in [...]

Court orders reinstatement of public officer

In a decision that may have far reaching effects on the relationship between government and its employees, the Supreme Court has ordered authorities to reinstate a fired public officer and [...]

Former fugitive dies in prison

For several months he was one of Belize’s most wanted fugitives but unlike his more famous colleague, Wensworth Mangar, who died in a hail of police bullets, Douglas Williams was [...]

Tourist dies of heart attack while snorkeling

Another visitor to Belize has died, although in this case no foul play is suspected. Fifty-six year old Irene Bein, a tourist from New York, was snorkeling at Hol Chan [...]

Robbery suspect nabbed in San Pedro

Police in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, believe they’ve finally caught up with a robber who has held up at least two of the island’s drinking establishments during the past couple [...]

P.U.P. Corozal candidates present platform

The four Corozal representatives in the House, all members of the People’s United Party, today invited the press to hear their take on the upcoming elections. Patrick Jones was on [...]

Esquivel vs. Coye in Caribbean Shores

One candidate is the Prime Minister, the other is mayor of the nation’s largest municipality. The P.M.’s margin of victory the last time around was only forty votes and the [...]

Commission of Inquiry report condemns Musa

In a piece of late breaking news the government’s Belize Information Service has just issued a press release on the Commission of Inquiry called to look into allegations of wrong [...]

Team Belize works out for C.A. and Caribbean Games

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and yes this is yet another serving of Sports Monday. The final push for Belize’s participation in the eighteenth Central American and Caribbean Games is [...]

Party leaders debate on radio

It was not the grand televised affair envisioned by SPEAR and the Chamber of Commerce but the ninety-minute prime ministerial debate broadcast last night on Love FM was not too [...]

New party announced just in time for elections

Just when we thought the election campaign couldn’t get any more interesting, we were proven wrong. Like a crab after a rainstorm, a new party has emerged from the political [...]

Independent candidate announces for Pickstock

And speaking of big announcements, the one just reaching this desk is right up there with the biggest. The official release will be published on Monday but we are reliably [...]

Dead man a victim of alcohol, not foul play

While there is no major crime news to report tonight a postmortem has confirmed that a death in Belize City early Wednesday morning, was not the result of a criminal [...]

Belizean dies in California helicopter crash

Word has been received from California that a Belizean has been killed in a helicopter crash. Thirty year old Jose Castillo of Corozal had been working for the last five [...]

Belize Rural South candidates face off

It’s a constituency that is probably the most affluent in the nation, as it includes the tourism havens of San Pedro and Caye Caulker. It is being contested by a [...]

Wedding attire on beach is a mystery

Most of the weird events we’ve been experiencing over the last few months have been related to the ongoing political campaign… but this afternoon we were called to look at [...]

G. Michael Reid on politics and the 10th

The next two big events on many people’s calendars are the general elections on August twenty seventh and the two hundredth anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye exactly [...]

“Elections 98″: Orange Walk North

Four and a half weeks before Belizeans go to the polls, in the midst of what has become an even more vicious than usual election campaign, many voters are still [...]

New marine reserve for Caye Caulker

A new name and location has been added to the nation’s impressive collection of protected areas. On Saturday ceremonies were held for the official declaration of the Caye Caulker Marine [...]

Belize and Mexico stamps on display

We usually only think of them to lick and stick on letters but from the twenty-fourth of July to the thirteenth of August, Belizean and Mexican stamps will adorn the [...]