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State of Emergency Nigh on to Expiry; What’s the Fate of the Inmates?

As many as fifty-one inmates from the George Street and Banak Street gangs are being released from the Belize Central Prison tonight, after being held in detention for the past [...]

Senators Debate Crime Control and Criminal Justice Amendment

With the State of Emergency now being suspended, earlier today the Senate debated an amendment to the Crime Control and Criminal Justice Act. The amendment is in relation to bail [...]

What Happens Should Port of Belize Preempt Pending Strike Action?

The Port of Belize and its attendant stevedores are at an impasse over working hours that that should be covered per ship.  The management of the company which remains in [...]

Port of Belize Prepared for Eventuality of Industrial Action

According to C.E.O. ‘Tux’ Vasquez, the Port of Belize has put in place security, as well as measures in the event that stevedores proceed with industrial action following the twenty-one [...]

G.O.B. Intervenes in Stevedores/Port Impasse

The Port of Belize provides an essential service. It is a port of entry used to import and export millions of dollars worth of merchandise every single month. The standoff [...]

Senators Buck Heads over NEWCO/G.O.B. US $6 Million Settlement

The most debated motion brought to the Senate today was the conditional settlement agreement between NEWCO Limited and the Government of Belize. In 2002, the Belize Airports Authority and NEWCO [...]

First US $3 Million Payment Due End of October

Taking part in the debate were U.D.P. Senator Orson Elrington and P.U.P. Senator Eamon Courtenay. Both Senators touched on Cabinet’s decision at the time to terminate the concession agreement.   [...]

Should Convicted Killers Be Given the Death Penalty?

On Tuesday, we told you about sixty-year-old Salvadoran National Nicolas Guevara. He is the man who was convicted for the 1992 murder of thirty-six-year-old Marcus Antonio Tzul in the Orange [...]

G.O.B. Gets Loan to Improve San Pedro’s Water System

Also today, Senators debated a loan for the Water and Sewerage Expansion in South Ambergris Caye Project.  The loan is being provided by the Caribbean Development Bank and is for [...]

U.D.P.’s Mike Peyrefitte Hopes He Wins Port Loyola Convention

Attorney General and U.D.P. Senator Michael Peyrefitte has been hitting the ground in the Port Loyola Division meeting U.D.P. voters in his attempt to cement his candidacy as the U.D.P.’s [...]

G.O.B. Announces Expansion of Hemodialysis Programme

The Government of Belize announced today that it will be expanding the hemodialysis programme to cover more than twice the number of patients with end-stage renal failure. According to the [...]

The Journey to Graham Creek – the Teachers’ Story

The Belize National Teachers Union and Ministry of Education have been at odds about the re-categorization of hardship allowances and time off. The argument being put forward is that the [...]

B.T.L. Earns $159 Million in Revenue in 2017

Belize Telemedia Limited, or Digi, as it has since been re-branded, held a media mixer on Tuesday night during which executives of the company presented a report covering the fiscal [...]

From Destination Greatness to Go Beyond

Company C.E.O., Rochus Shreiber provided an overview of the past year under his leadership, particularly the rollout of Destination Greatness, as well as the vision for customers to take full [...]

A Donation to the Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School Computer Lab

The Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School on Coney Drive in Belize City has been transforming into a model education facility.  Aside from expansion works here and there, the institution has [...]

Transparent BPO Recruiting Employees this Weekend

Recruitment manager Audralee Enriquez also took the opportunity to invite persons, eighteen years and older, to come to a job fair hosted by Transparent BPO. The company currently has eight [...]