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Josue Carballo…For the Love of Sports

Josue Carballo…For the Love of Sports

Monday, July 3, 2017 17:05

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Sports is one of the many areas in which Josue Carballo has continued his active participation as the PUP leader in Orange Walk East. For the past months it has been evident that his love for ...

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Bert Vasquez Trial Finally Begins

Bert Vasquez Trial Finally Begins

Monday, July 3, 2017 17:03

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 The fate of Bert Vasquez is in the hands of nine jurors selected today, Wednesday June 28 to hear evidence in his 2011 case of “forcible abduction,” “intentional harm” and “aggravated assault” against a 16-year-old female. ...

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Villagers Protest Police Corruption

Villagers Protest Police Corruption

Monday, July 3, 2017 17:01

Monday, June 26, 2017 Last Wednesday, villagers from Santa Familia held a community meeting to discuss their concerns about the escalation of crime in their village and problems with the Police assigned to their village. Most of the concerns arise ...

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Cayo Floods After Heavy Rains

Cayo Floods After Heavy Rains

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:59

Monday, June 26, 2017 Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s election rhetoric in Cayo was that he was going to spend millions and millions of the Petrocaribe monies on infrastructure. But on Saturday, June 24, 2017, a sudden storm hit Cayo and ...

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PUPPETS

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:57

By Gilroy Usher, Sr. Following the news last week Belizeans saw how senior Police Officers went out of their way to protect two of Minister Castro’s sons from prosecution for a) driving a vehicle without a valid driver’s license, b) driving a vehicle with neither license nor license plates, and c) ...

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Connected – The Many Firsts of Belize Women

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:56

A female Prime Minister in Belize? Once upon a time it happened. It was 2005 when the Hon. Said Musa was out of country and the Hon. Silvia Flores was the acting Prime Minister. She was the first woman Minister of Defence and National Emergency Management.  She was also the ...

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What Have We Become?

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:55

You know…it’s the strangest thing. I saw it years ago on Facebook. Here’s a pretty damned decent looking woman posting pics of herself in a bikini, or wearing suggestive clothes – no commentary, no message, just the pics – and she gets hundreds of likes and comments from people she ...

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Thinking Out Loud

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:54

By: Kevin Bernard Over the weekend I was invited to speak at the closing ceremonies for Police Week here in Orange Walk. It is an invitation I gladly accepted because I feel that it is important for the Police Department to understand that it has the support of the community, and ...

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MY PERSPECTIVE – LIVE AND LET LIVE

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:53

Early in the year 2000, shortly after I was appointed Chairperson of the National AIDS Commission, I set out to do as much as I possibly could to vigorously fight the epidemic. I spearheaded and steered through Cabinet and the House of Representatives a Bill to make the knowing transmission ...

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BCC Dragons, Bulldogs, Kings & Warriors Win in BDBA Interoffice Basketball

BCC Dragons, Bulldogs, Kings & Warriors Win in BDBA Interoffice Basketball

Monday, July 3, 2017 16:51

Belize City, June 23, 2017 The Belize City Council Dragons, Belize Bank Bulldogs, Kings and Mayan Man Warriors all posted big wins in the Belize District Basketball Association’s (BDBA) interoffice competition at the newly constructed St Martin’s Swift Hall over ...

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