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Will the Marion Jones Sporting Complex be ready for Cross Country?

Since its groundbreaking in August 2009, the Marion Jones Sporting Complex has been slow to become a reality.  In fact, construction began on enclosing the perimeter before work could commence [...]

All’s well between Herman Longsworth and Phillip Willoughby

City councilor Phillip Willoughby has tossed his Superman hat into the political ring, where he will be challenging area representative Herman Longsworth in the Albert Division.  While Willoughby’s announcement came [...]

National Budget 2014 by the numbers

Debate of the proposed budget for the new financial year begins next week; both sides of the aisle in the House of Representatives are going through the budget with a [...]

Coye family’s financial situation lies in the hands of the FIU

Last week, the Court of Appeal overturned a conviction on money laundering charges for the Coye family. Melonie Coye, on bail pending the appeal hearing, has been acquitted, but the [...]

Corozal ferryman falls off ferry and drowns

Early this morning, Police reported the tragic drowning of Pueblo Viejo ferryman fifty-one year old Artemio Vivas. Vivas’ body was retrieved from the river at around seven twenty-five am. Preliminary [...]

Cop remanded for assault charges

Interdicted police officer, Police Constable Ronald Sutherland who was charged in October 2013 with three criminal offenses including aggravated assault with a machete, wounding and threatening words upon his ex-common-law [...]

National Aids Commission says Roman Catholic Church has it wrong

The Roman Catholic Church has been roundly criticized as appearing less than spirited in matters of social and political concern. But it can certainly not be accused of remaining quiet [...]

Police looking for 2 men for the shooting Tarique Gillett

Belize City police are looking for a pair of men whom they believe can assist with their investigation into the near-fatal shooting of seventeen-year-old Tarique Gillett.  The minor was shot [...]

Delroy Cuthkelvin accuses U.D.P. of fixing convention

In political news, the U.D.P. is getting set to finish its round of constituency conventions, but not without party feathers being ruffled along the way. On Sunday, longtime U.D.P. operative [...]

Athletes and coaches participate in teaching sports skills

Athletes and coaches across various sporting disciplines are presently taking part in a training seminar organized by the Belize National Sports Council, in collaboration with facilitators from Northern Illinois University.  [...]

B.B.F. president appointed as vice president of COCABA

President of the Basketball Federation of Belize, Paul Thompson, is the newly elected Vice President of the Confederation of Central American Basketball (COCABA). On Saturday, representatives from member states attended [...]

PASMO holds an open day

The younger population is mostly vulnerable in contacting sexually transmitted diseases, especially HIV/AIDS. It is an issue that PASMO, the Pan American Social Marketing Organization, has been targeting with a [...]

A private message from McAfee to his best friends engaged in treasure hunt

John McAfee…the eccentric millionaire whose escapades and raunchy sex-capades are now social-media legend in Belize, is a strange fellow by any definition, and his pranks run the gamut between hilarious [...]