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Jefferson Jacobo, 21, committed for Supreme Court trial

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:05
He caught his girlfriend with “Joe Grind,” and allegedly stabbed them both BELIZE CITY, Nov. 14, 2018–At a preliminary inquiry that was held yesterday, Jefferson Jacobo, 21, a Salvadoran national charged with 2 counts of attempted murder, was committed to […]

Valley of Peace Christian girls and Trial Farm Gov’t boys are 2018-2019 National Primary School Football Champions

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– Coordinated by the National Sports Council (NSC), the National Primary School Football Championships 2018-19 for females and males were held on Friday, November 9, in Belize City at two different venues: the Marion Jones […]

Cyril Jones, 37, fatally shot in San Pedro

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:04
SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Wed. Nov. 14, 2018– Several persons have been detained since Cyril Jones, 37, an employee of Belize Water Services (BWS), was fatally injured by a single gunshot on Tuesday, November 13. Jones was at his home […]

The “fishy” sale of PSU headquarters land!

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:04
The PUP says the hurried sale of PSU land by the UDP council “reeks of corruption” BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 15, 2018– The sale of the Hilltop property which has been the headquarters of the Public Service Union (PSU) for […]

Emerson Eagan, 27, charged with murder of “Colored”, freed

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Tues. Nov. 13, 2018– Emerson Eagan, 27, charged with the murder of Dennis Nembhard, 35, aka “Colored”, was freed of the charge when he appeared yesterday before Justice Colin Williams and a nolle prosequi was entered by Crown […]

Warren Lewis, 27, acquitted of murder

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 15, 2018– A jury of 8 women and 4 men deliberated for about 3 hours and 5 minutes yesterday in the court of Madam Justice Marilyn Williams before they found Warren Lewis, 27, not guilty of […]

Fanatismo, discriminación y miedo

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:03
En el segundo milenio de la era cristiana, los pueblos del continente que conocemos como Europa se convirtieron posiblemente en los depredadores/asesinos más exitosos en la historia del planeta tierra. El hecho de que los europeos se convirtieran en los […]

Flowers Sports In Education Garifuna Settlement Day Tournament 2018 results

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– On Saturday, November 10, Flowers Sports in Education hosted its annual Garifuna Settlement Day Football and Basketball Tournament and Dominoes games. The games started from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the St. Martin […]

The difficulty for YES if South says NO

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:03
A number of years ago, I wrote in one of my columns that if the South decides to vote NO I will have to respect that decision. As it stands today, it seems that we are very far from getting […]

US$10,000 reward for Drew De Voursey’s killer

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:02
FBI offers reward for help in case of murder of the American in Corozal CHAN CHEN, Corozal District, Thurs. Nov. 15, 2018– The bodies of Francesca Matus, 52, a Canadian national, and her American boyfriend, Drew Thomas De Voursey, 36, […]

BNTU and Ministry of Education begin charting a way forward

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:05
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– Five days ago, the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) marched on Belmopan in a show of determination and strength, but today in Belize City, the union met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of […]

Right under the PSU’s nose!

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:04
Union’s headquarters sold by Belmopan CitCo to a 1-day-old company BELMOPAN, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– The Public Service Union (PSU) of Belize has begun mobilizing its members countrywide today after its Belmopan branch discovered that their headquarters was sold by […]

Coastal Road red hot

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:04
5.56 AR15 assault rifle and 47 rounds found in Ford Explorer on Coastal Road 6 men armed with high-powered rifles escaped from the vehicle, leaving behind one rifle WHITE RIDGE, Coastal Road, Stann Creek District, Sun. Nov. 11, 2018– A […]

After crazy Week 13 upsets, looks like a 3-team race for 2 spots in PLB Opening Season playoffs

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– Going into Week 13 of the Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2018-2019 Opening Season regular season this past weekend, it looked like 5 teams had a chance of grabbing 1 of the 2 remaining […]

More real disappointment from the anti-weed

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:04
Mr. Neri Briceño, on the heels of his article a couple weeks ago (For Real … Johnny? in the Reporter), an article in which he castigated J Briceño for suggesting we explore the legalization of marijuana, followed up with another […]

Don’t be intoxicated by power – The Green Machine means solidarity

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:03
BELMOPAN, Wed. Nov. 7, 2018–Sleepy Belmopan greeted us with a dense fog. The bus did not stop off at Xaibel for a bathroom break, so getting off the bus was fast, in a dash. Belmopan was going about its usual […]

OJ Elrington ousts Dr. Carla

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Sun. Nov. 11, 2018– The ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) held a contested constituency convention today, Sunday, at the ITVET campus in which three candidates ran for the spot of standard bearer for the Freetown constituency. Less than […]

Groups set for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship Qualification Stage

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:03 Miami (Monday, November 12, 2018)– The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) will kick off tomorrow the Qualification Stage of the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship.  The second round of the men’s youth World Cup qualifying […]

One-eyed burglar, 52, sentenced to 6 years

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– Edward Quilter, 52, a laborer of Ladyville with vision only in his right eye, was sentenced to 6 years in prison today by Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford after she found him guilty of breaking […]


Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:02
(A review of the book, “To Educate A Nation: Autobiography of Andres P. & Jane V. Enriquez,” by Jeremy V. Enriquez Within two readings of the seminal book, “To Educate A Nation: Autobiography of Andres P. and Jane V. Enriquez”, […]