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Healthy Living: Health Gifts

For many of us Christmas feels like a time of indulgence. There’s lots of food, lots of drinks and lots spending. We’re sure many of you are still struggling to [...]

The Iconic Miss Jane Usher Passes

Belizeans woke up this morning to the sad news that the iconic Miss Jane Usher had passed away peacefully at her house on the Philip Goldson surrounded by her loved [...]

Parliament Observes a Moment of Silence for Miss Jane

The beloved credit union pioneer was also a politician and former parliamentarian.  She had represented the Pickstock Division under the People’s United Party from 1989 to 1993.  Today, the House [...]

Gas Gone Up, Will Electricity Bill Go Up Too?

The last sitting of the House of Representatives for 2018 took place in Belmopan and generally, the members were in good form. A number of issues came up, but we [...]

PM Says Fuel Increase is Due to World Market Prices

In responding to Briceño’s concerns, PM Barrow attributed the fluctuating cost of fuel acquisition to prices on the international market, anticipating that the next shipment of fuel to Belize may [...]

Said Musa Pans Vital Stats Unit

The Vital Statistics Unit remains under intense public scrutiny, following the termination of four employees last week who were found to have aided in the falsification of a birth certificate [...]

Amendments to IBC Act ahead of December Deadline

The special sitting of the House of Representatives earlier today focused primarily on the passage of two bills: the Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill, as well as the International [...]

Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill Passes Third Reading

After a lengthy adjournment to discuss the matter in committee, the House resumed the session at which time PM Barrow rose to move a third reading of the Income and [...]

The Talanoa Dialogue: What Does it Mean for Belize and the Other SIDS?

COP 24 is just a few days away from wrapping up and one of its big events that culminated today in Poland is the Talanoa Dialogue. It is a mechanism [...]

Belize Accepts Chairmanship of AOSIS

Belize has accepted the chairmanship of the Alliance of Small Island States. This week, during the COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Ambassador Lois Young accepted the leadership from the Maldives during [...]

I.C.J. Lecture Series Concludes With Heated Debate

Sponsored by the University of Belize and the Social Sector Senators, the I.C.J. Lecture Series concluded on Tuesday night at Saint Catherine’s Academy Auditorium. Well known and respected historian and [...]

An Update on Proposed Diaspora Bill

Caribbean Shores Area Rep Kareem Musa has been busy drafting a piece of legislation that if passed will see Diaspora Belizeans participating in the April 2019 I.C.J. referendum.  He was [...]

Miss Universe Belize Ready for the Prelims

Ninety-four representatives from countries around the world are in Bankok, Thailand, for the Miss Universe Pageant.  They have been there for about a week, preparing for the final competition which [...]

Party Politics and Water Bill Collection in Seine Bight

Is party politics being played with the collection of water bills in Seine Bight Village?  According to Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson, he had approached Junior Minister of [...]

Cayo South Experiencing Water Woes

In Cayo South, residents of Armenia, St. Margaret’s and Unitedville are also experiencing a water crisis.  They are having difficulty accessing potable water.  According to Area Representative Julius Espat, despite [...]

24 Hours Later Body of Rudy Morales Found at Sea

After being missing for more than twenty-four hours, the body of prominent Corozal businessman, forty-one-year-old Rudy Morales of Morales Bus Company was found late this evening. His body was floating [...]

What’s the Future of Pier One Bar?

Pier One Bar is under the radar once more; the bar is located within the B.T.L. Park, a popular venue for recreation by families. For some time, we have reported [...]

CitCo’s Part Payment for Damages to Pier One Facility

The ten-year lease to principal shareholder of Pier One, Joseph Kee, speaks to the payment of three hundred and fifty dollars monthly for rent of the overwater structure. Mayor Bernard [...]

CitCo Assisting the Young Family

Back in early November, City Council employee Samuel August Senior stole the council’s backhoe and used it to kill his mother-in-law and son when he mowed down the house they [...]

A Bill to Allow Belizeans in the Diaspora to Vote on Referendum Day

Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa had lodged a bill which, if passed, will allow Belizeans living in the diaspora to be able to vote in the upcoming referendum on [...]

Will the Bill Be Tabled in the House on Wednesday?

Musa hopes that the bill would be tabled for first reading as soon as possible in order to allow for the necessary preparations to take place before the referendum on [...]

Gender Day at COP 24

The severity of storms in the last two years in the region has displaced and disenfranchised thousands. But did you know that women are the ones most affected by these [...]

When is the Next Super Sale Zone in Downtown Belize City?

This coming Saturday, the Belize City Council will be launching its first ever tree lighting ceremony at the Battlefield Park in downtown Belize City.  A forty-foot Christmas tree will be [...]

Marvin Mora is New N.T.U.C.B. President

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has a new president.  Established unionist Marvin Mora succeeds Floyd Neal at the helm of the umbrella organization where he will be steering [...]

N.T.U.C.B. to Take on In-house Changes

According to Mora, a number of items were on the agenda at the AGM and among the organizations priorities is a restructuring exercise.   Marvin Mora, President, N.T.U.C.B. “There were [...]