Saturday, August 19, 2017

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A TRIBUTE TO DAD - William Fonseca

A TRIBUTE TO DAD – William Fonseca

Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:16

August 8, 2017   On my Dad’s last birthday September 14th he published his second collection of poems entitled Poems to Ponder. Both his collections Lessons in Living and Poems to Ponder provide many wonderful lessons about life, love, faith, and ...

Connected – Taking Control of Your Sexual Health

Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:13

What is there in a number?  A whole lot.  In the “Women Empowerment” forum held on July 29th, a particular number jumped out that reflects a huge risk for women.  It is the estimated amount of Belizeans infected with HIV/AIDS (3000) and the number of new cases per year (225). ...

Thinking Out Loud

Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:12

By: Kevin Bernard   As I write this, the northern districts are preparing for heavy winds and rain as Tropical Storm or Hurricane Franklin passes just above us, impacting our Mexican neighbours directly. We give thanks to God that we seem to have avoided the worst of Franklin, and hope that our ...


Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:11

I have just finished reading all 137 pages of the Judgment of the Jamaican Full Court (Three Judges) in the Claim of Professor Brendan Bain against The University of the West Indies. It took a while! And what a read in the huge dust up caused by the Report of ...

Faber’s Political Thug Attempts to Eject Gwen Liz Principal

Faber’s Political Thug Attempts to Eject Gwen Liz Principal

Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:10

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Police were called out to Gwen Lizarraga High School in Belize City on the afternoon of Monday August 7th, as the City prepared for possible effects from Tropical Storm Franklin. But the requested presence of the ...

Questions to Ministers

Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:07

Would the Member for Queen Square and Prime Minister please say how many tens of millions the government will now be seeking in disaster relief even though Tropical Storm Franklin completely missed Belize? Would the Member for Collet and Minister of Education please say why he is trying to force out ...

The Council that WORKS!

The Council that WORKS!

Sunday, August 13, 2017 15:06

Thursday, 10 August 2017 As we go to press, the Orange Walk Town Council is fully engaged in paving San Francisco Street and San Francisco Boulevard, while upgrading works to multiple streets in the Pasadita Area which is located in ...

Man Beats Friend to Death

Man Beats Friend to Death

Saturday, July 29, 2017 19:31

Monday, July 24, 2017   Marlon Peters, 38-year-old employee of the Ministry of Works, was brutally beaten by his friend and co-worker on the evening of Friday, July 14th, 2017. According to sources close to the family, Peters and his co-worker Errol ...

Sugar Industry at a Crossroads

Saturday, July 29, 2017 19:29

Wednesday, July 26 2017   The Sugar Industry Zafra in the North ended on June 16, 2017.  Twenty-three thousand tons less of sugar cane were milled compared to last year but 11,000 tons more sugar was produced. This is a clear indication that the quality of sugarcane delivered by the farmers exceeded ...

Senate Hearings Cancelled

Saturday, July 29, 2017 19:29

Thursday, 27 July 2017 This week’s Senate Hearings on Immigration were cancelled by the Senate Select Committee after they could not determine through consensus that the witnesses summoned should testify. These were the audit team members who went into the Immigration Department and pored over their records to find the mass ...