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Prime Minister Encourage Banks to Lend More to Belizeans

And staying on finances, in its last report, the Central Bank announced that there is excess liquidity in Belize’s financial system. Central Bank noted that most of this liquidity is [...]

Briceño Administration Wants to Ramp up MIDH Housing Project

And, with a commitment to build ten thousand homes for Belizeans, Prime Minister John Briceño says Cabinet is looking at ways to increase funding for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development’s [...]

Do You Know Why Your Insurance Premiums Went Up?

Insurance premiums – it is a conversation we don’t want to have until an accident, misfortune or disaster hits and we need that financial support to get back on our [...]

Inflation at 4.5%, Imports Up & Exports Down so far for 2023

Today, the Statistical Institute of Belize held its quarterly press conference, looking primarily at the second quarter of 2023. The presentations centred on the gross domestic product estimates of the [...]

Grace Kennedy Belize Donates Hand Sanitizers to K.H.M.H.

One could never have too many sanitary supplies at the nation’s referral hospital. Today, Grace Kennedy Belize donated thirty-six gallons of hand sanitizers to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The [...]

Belmopan Vendor Enraged Over Lack of Council’s Consultation

A well-known Belmopan vendor who has been operating in Mae Gordon Park for the past fifteen years is tonight up in arms. Guadalupe Gabourel, the owner of G2 Barbeque, claims [...]

Sugar is Scarce, But Why?

Housewives and bakers experienced the most unusual of situations last week when they discovered that sugar had gone scarce and they were allowed to purchase only a couple pounds each. [...]

Legislative Amendment to Include Referendum for Offshore Drilling

Prime Minister Briceño was also asked about the hold up with the twenty-two thousand signed petitions that Oceana delivered to the Governor General back in June. The petition is to [...]

Grenade Found in Belmopan

The fatal stabbing in Belmopan was not the only crime-related news that unfolded over the weekend in the Garden City. Police, on Saturday evening, also discovered a hand grenade in [...]

Belize and El Salvador to Begin Food Trade

El Salvador’s Minister of Agriculture Oscar Enrique Guardado is in Belize, along with a technical team, on a two-day working visit and will be touring selected farms in the country. [...]

Robotics Officially Declared a Sport in Belize

Robotics has officially been declared a sport in Belize. Hearing that, you may be wondering how it is that robotics can be classified as a sport. Well for one, it [...]

2023 Uniform Parade in Belize City

And also on Thursday, in Belize City, a uniform parade was held through the streets of Belize City, following the Old Capital’s Independence Day Ceremony. The parade saw the participation [...]

Independence Day Fire at Mex Avenue & Fairweather Street

On Thursday night, a fire gutted an abandoned structure at the corners of Mex Avenue and Fairweather Street in Belize City. It is a location that was used by many [...]

Fire Safety Campaign Working; House Fires Down to 12%

It’s been some time now since we’ve reported on a fire, as they’ve been few and far apart in this second half of the year.  The Independence Day fire at [...]

Okeke and MIDH Sign Contract for Restoration of Philip Goldson Bust

The restoration of the Philip Goldson bust will take place. This morning, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing signed the contract worth ten thousand dollars with Stephen Okeke. In [...]

Controversial 26 Acres of Land in Belama to Be Distributed to Residents

Last night, we told you that the government of Belize has brought a claim against the former Minister of Natural Resources, Hugo Patt, for alleged misfeasance in office. As we [...]

Kolcha Tuesday: A Taste of Taiwanese Cuisine

Art Box – Belize Arts and Crafts Centre located at mile forty-six on the George Price Highway in Belmopan was the stage for the 2023 Taiwan Cuisine Show. It featured [...]

Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, the Economic & Ecological Benefits

Thousands of persons are currently dependent on the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve – for their livelihood, for water, for natural resources. But its value transcends just those who live [...]

All But One School in Benque Paraded for the Annual Children’s Day Rally Today

We begin tonight’s newscast with the controversy in Benque that wasn’t. On Thursday, we had reported that the Belize National Teachers Union Benque Viejo branch had informed the government that [...]

How Many Acres of Mangrove will be Cleared for Port Magical?

Much has been made about Portico’s plan to clear an acreage of mangrove trees near the site of the proposed Port of Magical Belize development.  The World Wildlife Fund has [...]

Resilient Rural Belize Donates Equipment to National Met Services

Climate change requires that all sectors be resilient and there must be adaptation. Over fifty-seven thousand dollars in equipment were handed over to the National Meteorological Services today, as part [...]

Achieving Fair and Effective Marine Protected and Conserved Areas

The United Kingdom’s Ocean Country Partnership Programme, in collaboration with the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation and the Belize Fisheries Department, hosted the International Union for Conservation of [...]

Belize City Mayor Asks Residents to Throw Garbage in Trash

The September celebrations are far from over, with several events planned between tonight and the twenty-first of September. But, Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner is fed up with the amount [...]

From Homemade Scoops to a Thriving Business

In the midst of the uncertainty and challenges that the pandemic brought in 2020, one Belizean family saw an opportunity to spread joy, one scoop at a time. Meet the [...]

Cabinet: B.P.O Sector Expansion Adds Significant Boost to Economy

The emergence of the Business Process Outsourcing (B.P.O.) sector, which is expanding its employment base to over eight thousand, is said to be generating tens of millions in foreign exchange [...]