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U.D.P. launches manifesto at Belize City rally

It was promised in time for the U.D.P. national convention in July and pre-empted this past weekend when the P.U.P. got hold of an advance copy. But better late than [...]

No appeal, no stay, judge says Courtenay must pay

In other political news, just in, the government’s information service has announced that Justice George Meerabux has refused the application of V.H. Courtenay and his law firm to stay the [...]

4 detained in Mesopotamia beating

Police have moved quickly following media reports of the politically inspired beating of a P.U.P. campaign worker on Tuesday. Three men and a woman have been detained by police in [...]

Hattieville inmate dies in cell

An inmate at Hattieville Prison has died. The body of Raphael Bermudez, a thirty-four year old Nicaraguan, was found lying in his cell on Wednesday morning. A guard reported that [...]

Basketball team loses first game in Venezuela

We knew that the competition would be extremely stiff but still, ever since the CARICOM Basketball Championships, we’ve come to believe in miracles. Not so any longer. Our national men’s [...]

Psychiatric clinic moves to more comfortable quarters

A lot has been written and broadcast about conditions at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, but not so much has been said about other medical facilities in Belize. This morning [...]

B.D.F. returns from Panama; U.S. troops depart after jungle training

This morning a U.S. Air Force C-130 touched down at the Philip Goldson International Airport. Its mission was twofold: drop off thirty soldiers and pick up thirty more. Patrick Jones [...]