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John Saldivar’s Sarstoon Excursion is Batted Down by Cabinet

Cabinet met today in Belmopan; one of the significant decisions taken was in relation to a surprise announcement on social media last week, to the effect that the Ministry of [...]

Ministry of Health’s Position on Proposed Hemp and Cannabis Cultivation

The idea that it may be time to legalize marijuana has taken centre stage in the national discourse.  It was proposed by the Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño, and [...]

Police Charge B.D.F. Soldier for Felina James’ Murder

Police have cracked the case of Felina James, the woman who went missing and was found murdered days later.  Twenty-seven-year-old B.D.F. soldier Albert Stephen Moriera has been charged for the [...]

Accused of Drug Trafficking Carlos Lopez Gets Off, Again

In December 2017, he was criminally charged for allegedly trafficking eleven pounds of cocaine and in August of this year, he was freed of the charge after the case against [...]

A Timeline for I.C.J. Litigation is Set Should There be a ‘YES’ Vote

In the months leading up to the pending I.C.J. referendum, public discourse has been rife with reasons for and against a legal resolution of the Belize/Guatemala issue.  There have been [...]

Assad Shoman to Join Education Campaign on I.C.J. Referendum?

Government also announced that it is beefing up its campaign effort to educate the nation on the territorial dispute, as well as the I.C.J. alternative.  PM Barrow announced that in [...]

Attorney General Castigates Chamber Over UNCAC Implementation

The Office of the Attorney General has finally responded to the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in respect of the UNCAC implementation process.  On October twenty-second, the Chamber wrote [...]

Caleb Orozco Fights G.O.B.’s Partial Appeal on Section 53 Ruling

On Monday Justices of the Court of Appeal heard submissions regarding Government’s appeal to the 2016 Chief Justice ruling to read down section fifty-three from the Criminal Code of Belize. [...]

What’s The Plan for Krooman Lagoon Residents?

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner recently visited Krooman Lagoon along with Canadian engineers to assess the living conditions of residents and identify alternative housing solutions. Krooman Lagoon is in the [...]

D.O.E.’s Stop Order on Seaside Construction Still in Effect

Two weeks ago, the Department of Environment issued a stop order to businessman Hiasam Diab who has intention to construct a pizza parlour along Sand Lighter’s Promenade, beside the south end [...]

An Invitation to AMLO from PM Barrow: Bienvenido a Belice

An invitation has been extended to Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to visit Belize in December during the upcoming summit of the Central American Integration System, SICA.  AMLO, as [...]

Overnight and Cruise Tourism are Responsible for Economic Turnaround

The travel and leisure industry continues to be the primary source of profit for the country, as well as the number one contributor to its Gross Domestic Product.  Prime Minister [...]

Agriculture – A Mixed Bag

The business of cultivating land, producing crops and raising livestock is also a factor in the improved economic performance, but agriculture continues to experience its share of ups and downs, [...]

Infrastructure Works Will See Construction of Caracol Road and Airport Link Road

Road works and maintenance are a huge part of the infrastructure development taking place across the country.  A number of projects underway and several others are set to commence by [...]

Students Affected by Deplorable Road Conditions in the South

For the past few weeks, students from southern villages like San Jose, Dolores, San Benito Poite, Barranco, just to name a few, have been affected by the terrible road conditions. [...]

A National Disaster Risk Management Training

The Caribbean Tourism Organization today met with stakeholders of the tourism industry in Belize to discuss the organization’s disaster risk management guide for the tourism sector. Participants trained on how [...]

Meet the 2018 Ocean Heroes

Meet the 2018 Ocean Hero Award Winners—they are Captain Earl David Junior and Michael Heusner. The men were recognized over the weekend by OCEANA in Belize for their individual contributions [...]

Study Finds Gap in Graduates to Meet the Demands of the Agriculture and ICT Industries

A skills gap study was officially launched today by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the International Labour Organization. Due to financing constraints, the study looked particularly at [...]

…MoE May Revisit Curriculum

It is the responsibility of tertiary institutions to have students gravitate to technical and vocational education, which are key to the development of a country. So present at the launch [...]

First Ever Belize Open Week

Open Government in Belmopan? Well, it may not be farfetched. A first activity on the concept of opening up government and freeing up data is taking place.  Belize Open Week [...]