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UDP gives nod to its only woman candidate

The story was all over the media yesterday, but today the United Democratic party made it official: Diane Haylock will be the party’s standard bearer in Pickstock. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting [...]

Barrow: Port sale is outrageous

And when that campaign comes, it is not certain whether it will turn on the particular circumstances in each of the twenty-nine constituencies or revolve around issues of national importance. [...]

Police look for Cayo arsonist

In crime news police are looking for a suspect in what appears to be a case of arson. Evan Castellanos, a resident of Santa Elena, Cayo was living in a [...]

Man arrested for San Ignacio robbery

Also in the twin towns, San Ignacio police have arrested a suspect whom they believe beat and robbed a man early Monday morning. Around 2:00 a.m. twenty year old Richard [...]

Charges dropped against local drug defendants

Three Belizeans originally among those arrested in Belize’s biggest drug bust, are now free. Liston McCord and his wife Jenny, along with Linda Alamilla, had been charged with drug trafficking [...]

Port Loyola finally gets its library

The installation of computers and internet access for Belizean schools under government’s project with Intelco no longer qualifies as hot news. But today’s event in Port Loyola marked something of [...]

Guatemalan softballers make early departure

It was supposed to be a triangular softball meet between Guatemala, El Salvador and Belize…but the threesome has now been reduced to a duo. Citing conflicts with work and schooling, [...]

Belizeans urged to adopt healthy lifestyle

Belizean men, women and children are urged to “run, walk or ride toward a healthy lifestyle” as part of Challenge Day 2002. According to Councillor Lillette Barkley-Waite, this second observance [...]

Lotto jackpot rises to record high

I don’t know how much longer we can do this same story, but until someone picks a winner, we’ll have to just stay with it every Wednesday and Saturday. In [...]

Children draw crowds at festival

The Belize District Children’s Festival of Arts keeps rolling along at Parish Hall and Ann-Marie brings us some clips from last night’s performance. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting Twenty-eight certificates were last [...]