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Esquivel sees no problem with Elrington’s remarks on race

It is an issue which has always tended to smolder just below the surface of Belizean politics, especially when times are lean. But with rare exception those who lead this [...]

Elrington says too many Arabs in P.U.P.

“For those who, like Mr. Esquivel, may not be familiar with Hubert Elrington’s remarks, we’ll repeat the clip which aired on Wednesday of last week as part of our series [...]

Musa: U.D.P. racism won’t sell with voters

While Elrington’s remarks may have been confusing to some politicians there was one who got the message loud and clear. Said Musa, Leader, P.U.P. “It’s a very insidious thing that [...]

Catholics hold Guadalupe procession

The biggest march in Belize over the weekend was not held by the P.U.P., U.D.P. or any other political party. It was organized by the Catholic Church. On Sunday night [...]

Escandar Bedran dead at 75

His was a household name in the Cayo District and indeed the entire nation of Belize. It is therefore with great regret that we note the passing of Escandar Bedran. [...]

Shootings follow Belize City concert

In crime news it was a busy weekend for police in Belize City. Early Sunday morning, shots rang out on the southside, leaving four men and one young woman injured [...]

Drive by shooting injures woman in Pink’s Alley

A drive by shooting in Pink’s Alley early Saturday morning, has left a twenty-eight year old woman hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the right side of her back. According [...]

Ladyville man dead in hit and run

A twenty-three year old Belizean mechanic has been arrested after knocking down and killing a man from Ladyville. According to police, Shem Hower was driving a Ford Bronco from Sand [...]

Belize City man wins Lotto

Many of us who faithfully buy Lotto tickets twice every week and anxiously tune in to TV or radio at nine o’clock to see if our dream has come true, [...]

Basketball team returns with 2-4 record

Our athletes are back from Maracaibo, Venezuela and although they didn’t bring home any medals, there were a few bright moments. The twelve-member basketball team won two games: sixty-six to [...]

U.S. donates medical supplies

Over seven hundred thousand dollars worth of medical supplies were donated to the Belize Red Cross, Sister Cecilia Home, Helpage Belize, YMCA and other humanitarian organizations in ceremonies held this [...]

B.E.L. dedicates new building

Belize Electricity Limited today inaugurated a new dispatch center which the company says will improve the way it distributes energy to consumers countrywide. The new facility, located at mile two [...]

“Elections ’98″: Belize Rural North

It’s a part of the country that a century ago represented the heart and soul of the nation. Today the villages of the Belize River Valley, many of which are [...]

Independence wins women’s softball title

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The National Softball tournament brought 9 champions and sub-champions to the Roger’s Stadium over the weekend in an effort to [...]