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One Man Detained Pending Investigation in Case of Missing Belizean American Missing Man

Today, the search officially began for missing Belizean American businessman Owen Tucker Senior. A group of police officers, relatives and friends gathered at the Washing Tree Eco-Park and Resort, formerly [...]

Chunox Fisherman Busted with Conchs in Conservation Zone

Twenty-four-year-old Nicholas Trapp, a fisherman of Chunox Village, appeared unrepresented before the lower court today where he was charged with a single count of fishing in a conservation zone. It [...]

NEAC’s Decision on Port Expansion Project is Yet to be Formalized

Mum’s the word at the Ministry of Sustainable Development, in the wake of a decision taken by the National Environmental Appraisal Committee on Thursday.  Following a final round of public [...]

The First Meeting of the UN/G.O.B. National Steering Committee  

On Thursday, a joint United Nations Government of Belize National Steering Committee meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Belmopan. The meeting was to ensure that the [...]

Public Sector Workers Trust Launches Food Assistance Project

As the country continues to recover from the impact of Hurricane Lisa, a little over three weeks ago, the gaps in basic needs are being exposed. Earlier this week, we [...]

P.S.W.T.’s Process for Accessing Food Assistance

There are over seven thousand beneficiaries of the P.S.W.T.’s food assistance program and Doctor Philip Castillo says that already the office is being contacted by the membership on how they [...]

Student Debate on Vocational Education Development Draws Solid Arguments from Both Sides

The debate continued for well over an hour, after which there was also a session set aside for student senators. But the arguments for and against the further enhancement of [...]

Visually Impaired Student Parliamentarian Lobbies for Consideration for Special Needs People

One student who stood out during the debate was Maria Cal, Student Area Representative for Belmopan, not because she is visually impaired, but because even with her physical restrictions, she [...]

P.U.C. Hosts Web Development Competition for High Schools

The Public Utilities Commission hosted a web development competition this morning for secondary school students from eight high schools across the country.  The tech-based challenge, in some ways, replaces its [...]

San Pedro to Construct Bigger Airstrip for Bigger Planes  

The tourism season has just entered its peak season and the number of flights arriving in San Pedro from the Philip Goldson International Airport with visitors at this time has [...]

San Pedro to Undergo over a Mile of Beach Reclamation

Earlier this week, we showed you how the volume of trash and plastic carelessly discard winds up in the waterways around San Pedro. That, coupled with the clearing of mangroves, [...]

A Christmas debris wreath

Sabreena Daly is bringing in the Christmas spirit in this week’s look on the bright side and her meeting with Maureen Navarrete might change your view of all the debris [...]

Mental Health Association Speaks Up After Deadly Francis Ramos Shooting

The Mental Health Association has issued a statement in the wake of Wednesday’s deadly officer-involved shooting that claimed the life of forty-eight-year-old Francis Ramos Junior, an individual who had been [...]

New Cement Bridge in San Pedro Should Be Ready By Easter

The new cement bridge that connects both sides of San Pedro Town in Boca del Rio should be ready for use by Easter. The crossing was deemed necessary after the [...]

Discussing Energy Access in Belize

An Energy Access workshop was held in Belize City on Wednesday to highlight the implementation of best practices in Belize while developing concrete steps in mainstreaming energy indicators.  The development [...]

Providing Electricity to Remote Communities in Southern Belize

The Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, Logistics and Transportation is working closely with the European Union to install micro-grids in five villages in southern Belize that are without access to [...]

National Energy Policy Moves to Second Round of Public Consultations

The Government of Belize is in the process of updating its National Energy Policy 2011, with technical assistance from the European Union. The exercise has, to date, resulted in the [...]

B.E.L. Chairman Discuss Distributive Generation and Its Pricing Formula  

As you heard, the National Energy Policy 2023 will seek to integrate distributive generation within the country’s power grid. This is also a topic that was raised at a Public [...]

Concerns Raised During First Session of People’s Constitution Commission Meeting

The inaugural meeting of the People’s Constitution Commission took place today at the House of Culture in Belize, but from the get-go, there were concerns raised by some of the [...]

C.C.J. Academy of Law Brings Referral Workshop to Belize Judiciary

In January of 2021, The Government of Belize announced that it had sued the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Court of Justice over an alleged breach of [...]

New Supreme Court Justices to be Appointed; the Bar Records Disappointment with Courthouse Neglect

According to the President of the Bar Association, Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck, the Judicial and Legal Services Commission is already in the process of making appointments to fill vacant posts [...]

A Protracted Legal Battle between the F.I.U. and C.I.B.L. over Confiscated Monies

The legal battle between the Financial Intelligence Unit and Caribbean International Brewery Limited is facing yet another delay as it continues down a winding course in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s [...]

Attorney for C.I.B.L. Makes Application for Magistrate’s Recusal

As you heard Senior Counsel Smith say, former P.M. Dean Barrow made an application for Magistrate Deborah Rogers to recuse herself from the case. Barrow contended that Magistrate Rogers can [...]

Attorney for F.I.U. is Confident Application for Magistrate’s Recusal Will Fail

Senior Counsel Smith also gave us his take on the application for Magistrate Rogers to recuse herself of the case. Smith argues that the magistrate’s determinations and not the magistrate [...]

Asian Businessmen from Stann Creek Donate 400 Pantries to the City

More donations are pouring in to assist Belize City residents who were affected by Hurricane Lisa. Today, a group of Asian businessmen from Stann Creek delivered four hundred pantries, bags [...]