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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:51:15 +0000
Barrow leaves on 6-day vacation
Belize City, December 10, 2015 Prime Minister Dean Barrow once again departed the country today to attend a medical appointment and to go on personal leave with his family, according to a release from the Belize Press Office. The release did not say ...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:50:01 +0000
Think About It
A BIG LIE Government lied to Belizeans by saying it will build the Forward Operating Base on the Sarstoon. They tried to give the impression that a base would be built on the Sarstoon Island. We were later told there were too many mosquitoes. The Gov...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:48:05 +0000
Youth hostel deaths were avoidable tragedies
By Gilroy Usher Sr. On Saturday November 28, 2015 three teenage girls: Elizabeth McKoy, 14, Ana Carlos, 16, Shadisha Arnold, 16, met a horrible death when they were trapped in a raging inferno at the Youth Hostel at Mile 21 ½ on the George Price Hig...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:47:12 +0000
Maya Leaders Alliance Receive Prestigious UN Award
Belize City, December 9, 2015 In September of this year, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced that the Maya Leaders Alliance of Belize had been selected to receive the prestigious Equator Award, in recognition of their community ...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:45:33 +0000
Do black lives really matter, Belize?
By Micah J. Goodin In the last fourteen days more than fourteen men have been dragged before the courts and incarcerated. Of these fourteen men, all of them look like me, young and black. Interestingly there has been no outcry from society and not a ...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:44:40 +0000
The Petro Caribe Party is Over!
By G. Michael Reid Caribbean nations… have a good reason to be jittery, now that their rich uncle, Venezuela is in dire straits – Tony Best, CARIBnews magazine Sometime in 2012, the United Democratic Party was able to revive the Petro Caribe ...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:43:43 +0000
MicRoe Light & Peace wins U-23 basketball champs
San Ignacio, December 4, 2015 MicRoe Light & Peace of Belize City won the San Ignacio/Santa Elena Basketball Association Under-23 championship sponsored by BECOL, by a 52-42 win in Game 2 at the Falcon Field court in San Ignacio Town over the wee...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:42:15 +0000
Panthers win Cayo senior basketball champs
San Ignacio, December 5, 2015 The San Ignacio Panthers won the San Ignacio/Santa Elena Basketball Association senior basketball championships sponsored by BECOL 56-38 against Benque Power in Game 3 of the finals at the Falcon Field court on Saturday ...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:40:12 +0000
National Champs crowned at Sr. Table Tennis Championships
Belize City, December 6, 2015 The Belize Table Tennis Association (BTTA) held its annual Belize Natural Energy Senior table tennis championships at the Belize Elementary School auditorium on Sunday, with Zhi Chen, Samira Pott, Latrell Solis and Tyron...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:37:12 +0000
MY PERSPECTIVE – The Women’s Agenda
By Dolores Balderamos Garcia I am now not a Woman in the House, and so I am renaming my jottings “My Perspective.” Several friends and family members have encouraged me to continue writing. I am very happy to do so. Congratulations are in order t...



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