Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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Reunite and Rebuild

Hon. Patrick Faber remains as the Leader of the United Democratic Party. After a recall mechanism was triggered, on Sunday, July 11, a convention...

PUP Operative Working at Border Management Agency Accused of Groping Female Employees

A well known PUP operative from San Ignacio Town has been placed on immediate suspension after allegations were made against him for sexually assaulting...

Luxury SUV for GG During Cost Cutting times

The Guardian has received information that confirms that the Government of Belize has acquired a late model Sport Utility Vehicle for the newly appointed...

Hamid Awe Still on Government Payroll

At the end of May of this year, Minister of Health and Wellness, Michel Chebat, told the media that Hamid Awe had been terminated...

PUP Offers No Hope for Rehabilitation

On Friday, July 2nd, the People’s United Party introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to have an 11th amendment to the Constitution of...

25 Belmopan City Council Workers Hacked

The Belmopan City Council has without warning terminated the services of 25 of its employees. Letters were unceremoniously delivered to the 25 workers merely...

First Cruise Ship Calls on Belize in Over a Year

The Carnival Cruise Line’s Vista ship made a call to Belize City with 2,810 passengers on board. The ship is the first to visit...

Vaccinate or Take PCR Tests says New SI

A new Statutory Instrument (SI) has been introduced where frontline workers are being demanded to either take their vaccine or a PCR Test before...

UDP Undergoes Democratic Process

On Thursday, June 17, Tony Herrera and Phillip Willoughby delivered a petition signed by 290 delegates of the United Democratic Party to recall the...

Third Wave of Covid-19 Forces New Regulations

By Jem Smith With the increasing numbers of positive cases of COVID-19 being reported across the country, there seems to be more worry for the...

Politics

Reunite and Rebuild

Hon. Patrick Faber remains as the Leader of the United Democratic Party. After a recall mechanism was triggered, on Sunday, July 11, a convention...

PUP Operative Working at Border Management Agency Accused of Groping Female Employees

A well known PUP operative from San Ignacio Town has been placed on immediate suspension after allegations were made against him for sexually assaulting...

Luxury SUV for GG During Cost Cutting times

The Guardian has received information that confirms that the Government of Belize has acquired a late model Sport Utility Vehicle for the newly appointed...

Hamid Awe Still on Government Payroll

At the end of May of this year, Minister of Health and Wellness, Michel Chebat, told the media that Hamid Awe had been terminated...

Epsilon in Belize, Delta a Possibility

By Jem Smith According to health officials, it is important to note that COVID-19 as we first knew it has evolved and there are now...

Child Friendly Silver Award for San Ignacio and Santa Elena

The municipality of San Ignacio and Santa Elena has been recognized as a Child-friendly Municipality, receiving the Silver Award. This means that the Twin...

Crime

Three Arrested for Two Belize City Robberies

By Jem Smith Police have arrested and charged three persons for two separate robberies which took place in Belize City last week. The first took...

Benque Villagers Blame Cops for Drowning

By Jem Smith Villagers of Benque Viejo del Carmen, are outraged at the police’s response to an incident that has left one man dead. Edwin...

Felix Ack Murdered in San Ignacio, One Charged

By Jem Smith On Monday, July 5, police were alerted to a body found on the bank of the Macal River in San Ignacio, Cayo....

Luis Tun Shot in San Pedro

By Jem Smith A resident of San Pedro is fighting for his life at the Karl Heunser Memorial Hospital after being shot multiple times on...

Toledo Man Beaten to Death

By Jem Smith There was a killing in Big Falls Village, Toledo and police have arrested and charged one person for the crime of manslaughter....

Robberies in Belize City and Toledo

By Jem Smith Robberies seem to be on an upward trend and with the wearing of masks being a health requirement police say that criminals...

Sports

Belizean, Bryton Codd to Finland While Three Belizeans Head to Tokyo for Olympics

By Jem Smith History has been made for one Belizean athlete, his family and the country. Bryton Codd, 26, is only the third from the...

MOU Signed to Advance Football

By Jem Smith On Thursday, June 10, history was made with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Corozal Town Council, National...

2 more Belizean volleyball players receive scholarships to the US

Francis Hauze and Edgar Martinez, both Belizean volleyball players, have been gifted scholarships to pursue their studies in the United States of America. The...

Team Belize ready for Haiti

The Football Federation of Belize announced on Wednesday, March 24 that the football match scheduled between Belize and Haiti is going to be played....

New coach for women’s football at the FFB

A new coach for activities concerning women’s football at the Football Federation of Belize (FFB) has been chosen. Coach Wayne Casimiro was born in...

Belizean footballers to participate in Evo Soccer

180 Belizean football players, including 150 U-15, U-17, U-19 athletes and goal keepers, have recently become involved in a 52-week online program focused on...

Other News

Decomposing Body Identified as that of Michael Spain

By Jem Smith Police investigations into an incident in Georgeville, Cayo are ongoing as they work to ascertain the details surrounding the discovery of a...

Belize District to Select Queen of the Bay Delegate

On Saturday, July 3rd the Belize District will hold a contest to determine who will be the delegate who will be representing the district...

Participating in Authors’ Conference from Caribbean

One of Belize’s premiere writers and story tellers, Ivory Kelly, participated virtually in a literary discussion with other authors from the Caribbean on Friday....

Mother of Triplets in 2017 is Now Mother of Twins in 2021

By Jem Smith Virgina Garnett is now a mother of 5 after delivering twins at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital last week. Normally this wouldn’t...

Fatal RTA

By Jem Smith A road traffic accident that took place on the Hummingbird Highway on Friday, June 25, claimed the life of a 38-year-old man....

Juan Chun Killed in Motorcycle Accident

By Jem Smith A career educator was the victim of a fatal road traffic accident (RTA) which took place in Toledo on Monday, June 28....

Columns

Teens and Weed

By Thamar Jones So I would bet that you know dozens of people who smoke pot. Your friends may have tried it… and perhaps you....

Be A Belizean Traveller

By Thamar Jones In case you haven’t heard, I am a Belizean Traveller–an official Belizean traveler—so designated by the Belize Tourism board when they invited...

You’ve Got This!!

By Thamar Jones You’re trying to find a job, but never got a call back after your last interview. You’ve had a string of awful situationships,...

Doing the Work to Become a Better You

By Thamar Jones Self-actualization is a concept coined by American psychologist Abraham Maslow. It refers to the process of achieving a hierarchy of needs –...

Happy Hacks

By Thamar Jones It’s been too long since my last vacation and the stress is piling on. Truth is, we’re all stressed to varying degrees...

Public Figures Not Doing Enough to Help Vaccination Campaign

By Shane D. Williams Less than 70,000 Belizeans have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine after it has been available in the country...

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