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Belize Chinese Association and Government Ministers Meet to Discuss Price Gouging

The discussion around price gouging involving local Chinese business owners became more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Briceño Administration steers the ship of economic rebound, Belizeans across the [...]

Price Of Poultry Up By Ten Percent

Another commodity that has seen a recent increase is poultry. Viewers might have taken note that the price of poultry increased by ten cents earlier this week. As a result, [...]

Health Minister Reacts to Huge Bust of Contraband Medication

There was a huge bust of contraband pharmaceuticals over the weekend in Orange Walk. The information is that customs officials intercepted a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck on the San Antonio [...]

Proposed Budget for Medical Supplies, Pharmaceuticals Not Enough

During last week’s budget debate, Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton questioned the budget in terms of the allocation for medical supplies and medication to the Ministry of Health and Wellness. [...]

M.O.H.W. Increasing Cadre of Community Healthcare Workers

The Albert Area Representative also made reference to the number of non-established staff in the health sector which since 2022 has been up to six hundred and forty-one. The wage [...]

P.B.L. Case Against C.W.U and Stevedores Begins in the Supreme Court

Everyone will recall when the stevedores, most if not all of them being members of the Christian Workers’ Union, staged a strike against their employer, the Port of Belize Limited [...]

P.B.L. Attorney Says They Feel Stevedores Engaged in a Strike Not in Good Faith

Attorneys for the stevedores and the C.W.U. raised a preliminary point of law, on the argument that they enjoy statutory immunity, and that they can’t be subjected to legal action [...]

Belizean Travelling Through Mexico Allegedly Extorted By Mexican Police

On Tuesday night, Belizean-American Eduardo Usher was traveling through Escarcega, Mexico when he was allegedly extorted by Mexican police. Usher spoke to a local TV station in Mexico immediately following [...]

Cabinet Meets to Discuss Impact of Inflation

On Wednesday, the Statistical Institute of Belize released quarterly figures for the period ending March thirty-first, one day after the Briceño administration met to discuss the impact of global inflation [...]

$264 Million Dollar Master Plan to Expand the P.G.I.A.

A master plan to upgrade and expand the Philip Goldson International Airport was also reviewed by Cabinet earlier this week. The comprehensive strategy to modernize the PGIA was requested by [...]

Dyandre Chee Laid to Rest; Cops Arraigned for his Murder

We begin tonight’s newscast with the arraignment of two police officers for the shooting death of a young man in Orange Walk Town over the weekend. Two of four policemen [...]

Ian Jones Bows Out of Collet Race; Is Faber Still a U.D.P. Candidate?

There’s a National Party Council meeting scheduled for this Saturday where executives of the United Democratic Party, as well as the broader membership of the organization, are expected to discuss [...]

Godwin Haylock Vs Shane Williams for Queen Square

For the first time in four decades, the Queen Square division is going to have a U.D.P. standard bearer that does not carry the Barrow surname. The constituency is located [...]

Patrick Faber Hopes for an Audience with U.D.P. National Party Council This Weekend

Patrick Faber, the five-time Area Representative for Collet, is back to business as a card-carrying member of the United Democratic Party. Back in early 2022, Faber stepped down as leader [...]

Faber Not Quite Sold on Shyne’s Leadership into Next General Election

And, while Faber looks to the U.D.P.’s N.P.C. for a determination on his candidacy in Collet, he says he is not interested in contesting the party’s leadership position, at least [...]

“That’s not something I can Support” Faber on Sista B’s Absence from House Meetings

Faber was also asked to comment on Denise “Sista B” Barrow’s repeated absence from the House of Representatives. During last week’s budget debate, Prime Minister John Briceño called on the [...]

Internal Inquiry Ongoing for Q.R.T. Four

An internal inquiry by the Development and Compliance Unit, as well as the Professional Standards Branch, into the conduct of four law enforcement officers assigned to the Quick Response Team [...]

ComPol Williams: “I will not cover up the wrongdoing of any police officer.”

The names of the officers involved in the deadly high-speed chase in Orange Walk over the weekend are being withheld until further instructions have been given by the Director of [...]

Orange Walk Family Wants Justice Against Policeman Who “Murdered” Their Son

A nineteen-year-old father of a one-year-old baby girl is dead after he was shot by a police officer during a high-speed chase in Orange Walk Town on Saturday night. The [...]

Investigators Chronicle Deadly Officer-involved Shooting in O.W.

In the wake of the deadly shooting, a series of investigations have commenced, including an internal probe to determine the extent of the infractions committed by the responding officers.  The [...]

Four QRT Officers Detained Following Deadly Sugar City Shooting

Four policemen attached to the Quick Response Team in Orange Walk have been taken into custody and will remain on interdiction until the probe has been completed.  Their identities have [...]

ComPol Says QRT Officers Used Excessive Force in Orange Walk Incident

According to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, having interviewed several other individuals, there is nothing to suggest that the fleeing motorcyclists fired at the pursuing officers.  He went a step [...]

Another Officer-involved Fatality is a Black Eye for Belize Police Department

The fatal officer-involved shooting comes at a time when the citizenry is awaiting a decision in the manslaughter case involving former policeman Kareem Martinez, who is accused of the shooting [...]

Collet Area Representative Says Much of this Government’s Projects Were Started Under the U.D.P.

Faber went on to criticize the government for taking credit for projects that began under the last administration. He conceded that it is a practice for governments to do so, [...]

Prime Minister John Briceño Responds to Criticisms and Explains How the Investments Will Be Made

Prime Minister John Briceño responded to Faber’s criticism by explaining how the government invested in projects such as National Health Insurance across the country, water systems, and health clinics.  The [...]