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Facebook Spat Between Faber and U.D.P. Stalwarts Over Saldivar Designation

The designation of former Minister of National Security John Saldivar by the U.S. Department of State, for his purported involvement in bribery and other acts of corruption while serving as [...]

Significant Growth in Belize’s Economic Production

Moody’s Investors Service, or Moody’s, a bond credit rating company in the U.S., has upgraded Belize’s ratings following marked economic improvements in 2021 and 2022. According to Moody’s report, Belize’s [...]

Inflation Continues to Affect Belize

We also asked Minister Coye about Belize’s low income levels referred to in Moody’s Investors Service’s report. According to the data, the country’s low income level exposes Belize to high [...]

Minister of Health Meets with Nurses Association, Cooler Heads Prevail

Minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard met with the Nurses Association of Belize earlier today to address a number of issues pertaining to the shortage of pharmaceuticals in the [...]

Minister’s Meeting was not Prompted by So-called Ultimatum

According to Bernard, the Ministry of Health and Wellness is seeking permission from Cabinet to proceed with expediting the tendering process to avoid unwanted delays.  He also pointed out that [...]

Prime Minister Receives Financing from CABEI for Hurricane Relief

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration, CABEI, has signed an agreement with the Briceño administration to donate two million Belize dollars to assist with humanitarian support in the wake [...]

M.O.U. to Develop Quality Standards in Honey Industry

The Ministry of Economic Development and the Belize Bureau of Standards are collaborating to standardize the honey industry in Belize. Through a Memorandum of Understanding, the Belize Bureau of Standards [...]

United States Government Designates Former Minister John Saldivar

Former Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar has been banned for the foreseeable future from entering the United States.  This afternoon, the U.S. Department of State issued a release informing that [...]

Saldivar says, US Department of States’ Declaration, “Baseless and Malicious”

John Saldivar responded to the U.S. Department of State’s declaration late this evening. In a social media statement, Saldivar said that the declaration is “left field, baseless, and malicious”.  According [...]

Opposition Says it Will Gather All the Facts Presented By U.S State Department in Designation

Late this evening Opposition Leader Moses Shyne Barrow responded to the designation placed on John Saldivar. Barrow says, quote The Opposition denounces corruption by Government Officials in any form. We [...]

Deadly Overnight Shooting at Crooked Tree Junction  

A father of two is dead following a shooting incident on Monday night near the entrance to Crooked Tree Village.  By all accounts, Reece Riverol was quiet and troubled no [...]

Family Blasts Police over Raid At Residence Following Murder  

A family in Crooked Tree Village has turned to the media to say that they do not appreciate the manner in which the police department is handling the investigation when [...]

A Police Officer is Knocked Down and Killed Near Blackman Eddy  

The Belize Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own tonight, following a fatal R.T.A. on Monday in the Cayo District that claimed the life of Corporal [...]

Government of Belize Launches People’s Constitutional Commission

A giant leap has been taken in the process of drafting a new Constitution of Belize. Upon taking office in November 2020, the Briceño administration introduced the Ministry of Public Service, [...]

Former Belmopan Mayor Anthony Chanona Officially Takes Up Chairmanship of P.C.C.

The last time such a constitutional reform exercise took place, it was done by the Constitution Reform Commission back in 1999. The difference with the current undertaking is that the [...]

Minister of Education Urges Belizean to Play Active Role in Constitutional Reform Process

In his remarks, Francis Fonseca, the Minister or Education, Culture, Science, and Technology, encouraged Belizeans to become familiarized with the Constitution of Belize and to play an active role in [...]

Prime Minister Celebrates Historic Launch of P.C.C.

Following the ceremony, we spoke with Prime Minister John Briceño about the historic launch and his expectations of the outcome of this process. Here is what he had to say. [...]

Prime Minister says No One Will Be Excluded from Constitutional Reform Process

There is also controversy surrounding the makeup of the People’s Constitutional Commission, as certain groups felt that their voices have been excluded. We asked the Prime Minister about those criticisms, [...]

DANA Committee Finalizing Data Collection to Determine Value of Damage in Wake of Hurricane Lisa

The Government of Belize is getting closer to confirming an official figure for the value of damage caused by Hurricane Lisa. Last night, we told you about all those contributions [...]

House to House Assessments Conducted to Determine Total Damages

The Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis Committee looked at the track of the hurricane to get a general idea of where to carry out their efforts and where to intensify [...]

Lake-I, Port Loyola, Albert Divisions Most Affected by Hurricane Lisa

The National Emergency Management Organization will use the data gathered by DANA to come to the official value of the damages caused to families across the affected areas. NEMO’s final [...]

IDB Donates to Belize’s Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Inter-American Development Bank, I.D.B., has approved a two hundred thousand U.S. dollar donation to Belize to help families affected by Hurricane Lisa.  This type of Emergency Technical Cooperation is [...]

International Funds to Assist Belize Post Lisa

According to Horace Glaze, Disaster Management Coordinator for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, an additional half-a-million Belize dollars is being made available to the disaster relief [...]

BSI On Proposed 60/40 Formula: “That Makes No Logical Sense”

We continue our coverage of the ongoing impasse between the Belize Sugar Industries and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association, with more from Mac MacLachlan, the Vice President of International [...]

Millers Open to Individual Agreements with Sugarcane Farmers

And, the conversation regarding the signing of individual agreements between farmers and the millers came up once again in Thursday’s interview. A.S.R./B.S.I says it remains open to signing individual contracts [...]