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Teachers Protest at Mount Carmel Primary School in Benque

Day-one of a teachers’ protest at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Primary School in Benque Viejo Del Carmen occurred today in that western municipality. The sit-out by the forty-one teachers at [...]

Caretaker Hospitalized Following Aggravated Burglary in Ontario

A fifty-five-year-old caretaker is tonight in a critical, but stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan, following an early morning attack at a farm in Ontario Village. Simeon [...]

Said Musa Supports Legalization of Marijuana

Former Prime Minister and Fort George Area Representative, Said Musa, supports the legalization of marijuana. The idea was thrown unto the national spotlight by Opposition Leader, John Briceno, in October [...]

Musa to Trump: Don’t Blame Us for Your Drug Problem

In addressing the idea of legalizing marijuana, Prime Minister Dean Barrow touched on the U.S. factor.  According to PM Barrow, if marijuana was grown legally in the country, the cartels [...]

Former Prime Minister Supports Postponement of I.C.J. Referendum Date

We also asked Musa about the upcoming April tenth I.C.J. Referendum. Opposition Leader John Briceño has called on the Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, to postpone the referendum for several reasons, [...]

A Civilian Complaint Review Committee to Investigate Cases of Police Misconduct

The Ministry of National Security has formally introduced a new working group headed by retired Commissioner of Police Gerald Westby whose mandate is to assist in the investigation of matters [...]

A Biennial Regional Energy Forum in Placencia

A biennial meeting of the regional energy sector was held in Placencia today, where the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum is being hosted.  The focus of the gathering is to look [...]

Marked Progress in Renewable Energy

There has been significant progress in the area of renewable energy, where several CARICOM countries have developed strategies to support the development of clean energy.   Devon Gardener, Head of [...]

SICA Meets to Discuss People of Afro-Descendants

The Central American Integration System, SICA, of which Belize is presently pro temp chair, met today to discuss the issue of people Afro-descendants.  The meeting saw the representation of a [...]

No More Space for Airlines at P.G.I.A.

The Phillip Goldson International Airport is running out of space. This is according to Minister responsible for Civil Aviation, Manuel Heredia Junior. Belize’s only international airport has no more space [...]

DNA Forensic Lab Coming Soon

It shouldn’t take long before the country has a fully functional DNA laboratory. Well, that’s the impression that C.E.O. in the Ministry of National Security George Lovell gave the media [...]

National Security C.E.O. Speaks on Police Officers’ Transfers

Earlier this month, Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel dismissed an application for judicial review filed by three police officers who were challenging their transfers from the Orange Walk Police formation. [...]

Glover’s Reef Research Station – a Hot Spot for Marine Research

The Caribbean is one of three major hotspots of marine biodiversity in the world, but its ecosystems are under pressure from over-fishing, climate change, pollution and other impacts.  Conservationists and [...]

The Effectiveness of a Short-term Sargassum Solution

In October, the Belize Tourism Board and the Ministry of Tourism revealed their plan to address the massive influx of sargassum in four tourism destinations in Belize. Beaches in San [...]

BTEC Successfully Trains 45 Job Seekers

The Belize Training and Employment Centre, BTEC, was created to prepare individuals with skills in different disciplines so as to provide them a higher chance of being employed. Today, forty [...]

Miss Universe Belize Presented with National Gift

Today, the National Institute of Culture and History presented beauty queen Jenelli Fraser with the national gift to take to the Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand.  The “national gift” [...]

Miss Universe Belize is Ready for the Competition

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser will depart Belize on Thursday. She leaves for Los Angeles where she will finalize her wardrobe and do her final preparations, including picking up her [...]