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BMDC Explains Its Pricing Structure on Imported Produce

Carrillo further noted that the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation does not receive subventions from the Government of Belize. He says the corporation’s finances are managed autonomously. And, because of [...]

San Pedro Columbia Say No To Communal Land

On Sunday, a public consultation was held in San Pedro, Columbia in Toledo in order to discuss the government’s Draft Maya Customary Land Policy. These public consultations are a necessary [...]

N.T.U.C.B. to Boycott Future I.M.F. Consultations

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has written to the International Monetary Fund informing economist Jaime Guajardo that the umbrella organization is effectively boycotting all further consultations with the [...]

Glenfield Dennison to Replace Senator Elena Smith in Upper House

Glenfield Dennison, the vice chair of the People’s Constitution Committee, has been elected to replace Senator Elena Smith in the upper house.  On Saturday, the membership of the National Trade [...]

GOB Predicts $70 Million in Revenue from Boledo

It has been just over two months since the return of Boledo. As we have reported, the game is now under the control of the Belize Government Lotteries Limited. Today, [...]

Central Bank and Belize Bank to Settle Differences over Fees Outside Court

In early January, the Belize Bank Limited was granted an injunction to temporarily prevent the Central Bank of Belize from implementing changes to its regulations on fees and charges. The [...]

Funds Secured for New San Pedro Hospital

The Government of Belize and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) signed an agreement this morning for the construction of a general hospital on Ambergris Caye. The much [...]

Two More Starter Homes Delivered in Belize City

Two new starter homes were handed over by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing to residents in Caribbean Shores and Lake Independence constituencies. It’s part of an ongoing housing [...]

U.D.P. Chides Briceño Administration over Refusal to Release Cabinet Docs

The opposition is chiding the Briceño administration after Cabinet denied a request from the Senate Special Select Committee. In its request, the committee sought documents pertaining to the Portico Definitive [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Tells Senate Committee to Stick With Terms of Reference

But, is the Chairman of the United Democratic Party being sanctimonious in his criticisms against the Briceño Administration? On Wednesday when the former Lands Commissioner, Wilbert Vallejos, was called before [...]

Does Questionable 2020 Public Land Transactions Warrant Investigation?

Outside the considerations of the Senate Special Select Committee, Peyrefitte was asked if he believes that the seventeen questionable government land transactions that occurred only weeks before the 2020 general [...]

If Re-Elected, U.D.P. Chair Vows to Release Cabinet Confidential Papers

U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte, also told reporters that if the U.D.P. was in office they would honor the request of the Senate Special Select Committee for Cabinet confidential papers. In [...]

OSH Bill Amendments Approved by Cabinet

The issue of occupational safety and health has been a concern for many in the private and public sectors.  On several occasions, we have reported on persons being injured or [...]

G.O.B. Launches Plan to Transform Belize’s Investment Climate

The Government of Belize is seeking to reform the way we do business and facilitate investments as a country. That is why, this morning G.O.B. launched its Belize Investment and [...]

Off the Beaten Path and into the Wild With Wild Tracks Belize

In tonight’s episode of Belize on Reel, we journeyed far north to Sarteneja where we visited Wild Tracks Belize.  It’s a conservation organization that was established a little over thirty-three [...]

Kim Simplis Barrow is New Cancer Society President

After many years serving as the head of the Belize Cancer Society, Laura Tucker-Longsworth stepped down from the role and has been succeeded by former Special-Envoy Kim Simplis-Barrow. The organization [...]

Senate Inquiry Resumes in Belmopan

The Senate Special Select Committee continues to investigate the Portico Definitive Agreement. Since its establishment, a total of four witnesses have been called to testify before the committee, including two [...]

Senate Committee Chair Persistent in Face of Unwilling Witness

Notwithstanding Wilbert Vallejos’s reluctance to answer most of the questions put to him by the Senate Special Select Committee, Chairperson Janelle Chanona continued to press him on certain records in [...]

Kim Simplis-Barrow is New President of Cancer Society

Former Special Envoy Kim Simplis-Barrow is the new president of the Belize Cancer Society, succeeding Laura Tucker-Longsworth who served in that capacity for many years.  The announcement was made earlier [...]

Selgado’s Abetment Trial Concludes in High Court

A decision will be rendered by High Court Justice Nigel Pilgrim on March eighth, in a trial against attorney Oscar Selgado that concluded earlier today.  Closing arguments were made this [...]

High Court to Hand Down Decision in Selgado Matter

In court this morning, Lucas asked the judge to set aside the evidence presented by Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and former Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino.  He argued that admitting the [...]

FSC Issues Warning Against Unlicensed Land Consultant

The Financial Services Commission has issued a notice advising Belizeans to exercise extreme caution when engaging with a land consultant under the name ER’s Land Consultancy in Orange Walk. In [...]

Public Service Union Reminds Members Of Their Rights

The Public Service Union says that it will not be disrespected or fall victim of harassment any longer. On Monday, the Public Service Union issued a circular to its members [...]

Mayor Wagner, “Street Works and New Vehicles are not Electioneering”

Everyone who lives in Belize City and ventures out would know that there’s a whole lot of infrastructural work taking place over the past weeks. Some have said that it’s [...]

Mayor Wagner, “Parking Meters Are Here to Stay”

Last week when Hofius Store announced that it was going to close down later this year, the word was that the parking meter system in the downtown area was a [...]