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Further Delay of Airport Reopening is Killing Local Airlines

The Philip Goldson International Airport will not resume operations to allow for the arrival of flights from other countries on the initially scheduled July first timeline.  That announcement was made [...]

Tropic Air is Down to 2% of Its Revenue

With ninety-eight percent losses being incurred by one carrier alone, the cost of delaying the reopening of the P.G.I.A. is staggering.  Investments have been made to improve the overall efficiency [...]

What’s the Fate of the Employees at the P.G.I.A.?

You’ve heard that Tropic Airlines is looking at a second wave of lay-offs and the matter is also under consideration at the Philip Goldson International Airport.  A meeting of the [...]

Domestic Tourism is Not Economically Viable

The tourism industry, from airlines to hotels to tour operators, continues to be battered by the corona virus pandemic. Hotels, restaurants and the value chain were hoping that further losses [...]

Monitoring Regional Reopening to International Visitors

As the domestic airlines and hoteliers push for the resumption of international travel, keeping a lid on the coronavirus is not lost on them.  The plan to reopen the P.G.I.A. [...]

Local Pilots Say IATA Can’t Say When P.G.I.A. Should Reopen

The announcement that the P.G.I.A. will not reopen on July first triggered further shocks in the already weakened tourism industry.  Last Thursday, the Government of Belize was set to announce [...]

Body of Missing Maskall Resident is Found in Shallow Grave

A Maskall man, who went missing on May thirteenth, is believed to have been the victim of a heinous murder.  Benjamin Reid was freed for the shooting death of Daniel [...]

P.G.I.A. Won’t Reopen on July First

Today marks a record forty-six days since there are no new cases of coronavirus recorded in Belize and the prime minister took the occasion to address the nation on the [...]

No Date for International Flights as Yet

The Prime Minister also outlined that the re-opening of the P.G.I.A. hinges on rapid testing.  All appeared to be in place, but on Thursday, the International Air Transport Association is [...]

All Borders Remain Closed Indefinitely

Belize’s land borders are also to remain closed indefinitely. PM Barrow pointed to a spike in coronavirus cases in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.  Those countries which abut Belize in the [...]

Further Relaxation of S.O.E. Measures Come Monday

On June first, a new round of relaxed measures will come into effect across the country, as Belize continues to remain free of new coronavirus cases.  This morning, PM Barrow [...]

Graduating Amid State of Emergency

June is graduation season for schools at all levels across the country.  With the state of emergency still in effect until the end of the month, traditional commencement exercises will [...]

D.F.C. Steps in to Assist Tourism Stakeholders

The Prime Minister today announced a measure to assist the ailing tourism sector. The Development Finance Corporation has been tapped by government to assist with the financial recovery of the [...]

Regular Gar Price Increases Again!

The price of fuel is creeping up again. Regular fuel will go by forty-six cents at midnight on Saturday to retail at eight dollars per gallon. This is the second [...]

Camalote Resident Knocked Down, Killed by Police Officer

A mentally ill resident from the village of Camalote was knocked down and killed on Thursday night. Roy Vansen was walking about a mile away from his house when he [...]

Suspected Masterminds of Drug Plane Landing Arrested

At the crack of dawn this morning, a narco plane was heard circling up north. Around six in the morning, the aircraft crash landed off the Chunox-Sarteneja road in the [...]

Businessman Murdered; Cops Believe It Was a Hit!

A man was executed in Belize City before the start of the curfew hours on Wednesday night. A Chinese business man was shot and killed outside of his business in [...]

Busito Driver Executed on George Price Highway

The murder count went up by two today.  The latest victim was executed at around midday as he drove a ‘busito’ on the George Price Highway, heading to Saint Mathews [...]

A Further Relaxation of the State of Emergency to be Announced

A further relaxation of the state of emergency will be announced when Prime Minister Dean Barrow speaks to the press on Friday morning.  Belize continues without new cases of COVID-19, [...]

G.O.B. Receives Almost a Million Dollars from Lord Ashcroft COVID-19 Fund

The country of Belize remains under threat for a second wave of the coronavirus though no new cases have been reported in past forty-six days. Notwithstanding, the Ministry of Health [...]

P.S.U. and G.O.B. Agree on Increment Negotiations

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Finance sent out an addendum to a circular that had been previously released in respect of increments owed to eligible public officers for the fiscal [...]

P.S.U. Launches Social Media Forum

The executive of the P.S.U. also met virtually on Wednesday night where they held the first of a series of online conversations with its membership regarding various matters, including the [...]

Police Make Progress in Double Murder

There is an update to the double murder in Hopkins which occurred last Friday, May twenty-second at a house on the Hopkins Road. Police in Dangriga have made progress in [...]

Creative and Virtual Graduation Ceremonies Trending this Year

There is still no official information on the re-opening of schools, but the rest of the academic year will likely continue as is with students doing at-home studying. It is [...]

Fake Guns! Real Gang Members?

A horrible video surfaced on the internet on Tuesday night; its contents sent chills all around. Three men are seen brandishing a high powered firearm and a handgun and then [...]