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Waterloo Writes to N.G.O. Senator, “Your Silence is Deafening.”

Portico Enterprises Limited intends to dredge eight and half million cubic meters of material from the seabed in order to build a peninsula at the proposed site for the Port [...]

Cruise Tourism Development, A Tangled Mess

Tonight, we’ll take a closer look at the state of cruise tourism development in Belize.  Three companies, including Stake Bank, Portico Enterprise and Waterloo Holdings, are in legal disputes with [...]

Jones Vs Rosado; Is there a Rift in the Belize Police Department?

As we reported earlier this week, Deputy Commissioner of Police Bart Jones wants D.C.P. Doctor Richard A. Rosado’s appointment date squashed. Through his attorney, D.C.P. Jones has filed an application [...]

Minister of Health Says $90 Million Belmopan Hospital Investment is “forward thinking”

Kevin Bernard, the Minister of Health and Wellness, is throwing his full support behind the Briceño administration’s plan to construct a ninety million dollar tertiary level hospital in Belmopan. This [...]

Still No CBA between K.H.M.H. Workers Union and Hospital Management

As we have reported, the K.H.M.H. Workers Union has called the construction of the hospital into question.  The concern is that a shortage of nurses and doctors already exists. It [...]

KHMHA’s CT Scan On the Way, Finally…

Of the many demands brought forward by the K.H.M.H. Workers Union’s over the months, one of them will soon become a reality. The Government of Belize has purchased a CT [...]

Eco Tour Promotes Protecting Belize’s Marine Resources and Wildlife for Tomorrow’s Generation

Today was observed as World Oceans Day and Monday was World Environmental Day. In tandem with these days, the Corozal Sustainable Future Initiative (C.S.F.I.) organized an eco tour of selected [...]

Unknown Belize, Produced in Belize, about Belize, Received Well in London

Unknown Belize, a video-recorded film shot over a period of a year, featuring nature at its finest in Belize, is a documentary presented in four parts of an hour each. [...]

With the Rains, Forest Fires Should Soon Be a thing of the Past

The problems that forest fires have created, primarily along the George Price Highway in recent months, should soon be a thing of the past, with the onset of the rainy [...]

Does the Government Help All of Belize?

Tonight, we continue our look at the Belize 2023 Polling Survey, an exercise that was conducted with one thousand, sixty-six voters between February and April of this year.  The survey [...]

P.U.P. Gets No Credit for Turning Around Economic Situation

According to the results of the survey on Belize’s economic situation, Viking Strategies says the People’s United Party government is not being acknowledged for its efforts at turning around economy. [...]

An Amendment to the Criminal Code on HIV Transmission

Cabinet has approved the amendment of a section of the criminal code as it relates to HIV transmission from mother to child.  As it currently stands, an HIV-positive person knowingly [...]

Full Rollout of New Curriculum for Upcoming School Year

Curriculum reform is coming to the education system and the 2022/2023 school year was used to pilot new competency-based learning in some schools. Since the beginning of this year, countrywide [...]

Traffics Lights Installed on St. Thomas Street

Today, the Belize City Council organized a soft launch of a recently installed traffic light system at the corners of Saint Thomas and Saint Joseph streets in Belize City. It’s [...]

What’s Going on with the Traffic Light on Vernon Street?

Mayor Bernard Wagner also fielded a question on the stoplight at the intersection of Central American Boulevard and Vernon Street. The lighting mechanism at this crossroad was damaged and twisted [...]

B.E.L. Explains the Vulnerable State of Electricity Services

Over the past week, there have been several power outages and as recent as Monday night, there was a low power surge in parts of the city, before electricity was [...]

Ministry of Health and Wellness Launch National Nutrition Policy

Sixty percent of Belize’s population is overweight and thirty percent is obese, according to statistics from the Ministry of Health and Wellness. In an effort to improve Belize’s nutrition approach [...]

Legislation to Be Drafted to Ban Sale of Sugary Drinks in Schools

The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health has also partnered to present a paper to Cabinet that will see the sale of sugary drinks banned in schools across [...]

Cruise Tourism Development is Mired in Legal Controversy

A public dispute surrounding the signing of a Definitive Agreement between the Government of Belize and Portico Enterprises Limited, in October 2020, has seen a number of sitting and former [...]

Controversial Definitive Agreement; Lawsuits Abound!!

The Government of Belize is also bracing for additional court action.  Litigation is pending in respect of the Port of Belize Expansion Project and Cruise Terminal.  On June fifth, the [...]

Attorney General’s Resignation is Confirmed

On Tuesday, we broke the story of the Attorney General Magali Marin Young’s pending resignation after two years and seven months in the capacity as the country’s chief legal officer.  [...]

Jasmine Hartin, Detained at Border, Pays Fine, Released

The roller-coaster ride that Jasmine Hartin has been on for the past few years seems to still be a part of her life. A week ago, the Supreme Court handed [...]

Attorney For Jasmine Hartin Says His Client Had No Travel Restrictions

Orson “OJ” Elrington, the attorney for Jasmine Hartin, spoke with reporters this afternoon. He contended that the travel restrictions imposed on Hartin during her trial had been lifted following her [...]

ComPol on Investigation into Trevor Thompson’s Murder

On Monday night, eighteen-year-old Trevor Thompson was targeted by a gunman on Fabers Road in Belize City. Was his murder retaliation for a shooting earlier that night or was it [...]

Is there a Drug War in Corozal? Police Rounding Up Suspects

There was also a murder over the weekend in Libertad Village in the Corozal District. Kurtis Usher was shot dead and his son grazed to the head when a gunman [...]