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New Cabinet meets in Belmopan

The newly constituted Cabinet met this morning and we are informed by the Government Press Office that the meeting–attended by all members except Foreign Minister Lisa Shoman–went smoothly and the [...]

Courtenay says he will enter electoral politics

And while those political leaders were talking, so too were the new inductees into the former ministers club, a body whose membership yesterday doubled to a total of four. This [...]

Briceño will dedicate himself to work with constituents

While Eamon Courtenay may be contemplating a career in electoral politics, John Briceño is a veteran who plies his trade in one of Belize’s roughest political neighbourhoods. To give up [...]

Barrow: Musa must accept blame for Cabinet meltdown

The changes in Cabinet have prompted reaction from just about every sector of society, but the most vocal response–not surprisingly–has come from the Opposition United Democratic Party. This morning, U.D.P. [...]

Dr. Harry Hoy succumbs to heart attack

Tonight we regret to report that well-known physician and local businessman Dr. Harry Hoy has died. He was forty-six years old. Hoy suffered a heart attack on Sunday morning and [...]

New book on reef is guide for policymakers

Coordinating people can be hard, but trying to get entire countries to agree on the same goals and how to achieve them is even tougher. But that’s the challenge environmentalists [...]

Counterfeit blue notes continue to circulate

It’s not a new story, but if you’ve ever been swindled by a bogus blue note, you’ll agree it’s an important one. Yes, counterfeit currency is still around and here’s [...]

Two criminal appeals denied by Court of Appeal

Separate appeals by two men convicted of sex crimes have been denied in the Court of Appeal. In September 2006, twenty-two year old Sheldon Baptist was ordered to spend the [...]

Top scorers celebrate P.S.E. results

Progressive education experts have for years told us that standardised tests are at best a mediocre measure of academic performance, let alone an accurate indicator of future achievement. So why [...]