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ComPol Breaks Down No Movement Sundays

This Sunday, September twenty-sixth and then again on October third, persons will only be able to leave their homes for medical purposes, emergencies, as an essential worker, for food supplies [...]

3 Lucky Winners of Bicycles in Vaccination Drive

Belize High School embarked on a raffle a couple of weeks ago at Swift Hall in Belize City to encourage children ages twelve to seventeen to come out and get [...]

Press Office Director Suspended for Social Media Rant

Press Office Director Mike Rudon has been placed on two weeks suspension without pay and he has also been asked to issue a public apology to Imani Fairweather for comments [...]

Belize Commemorates International Sign Language Day

This year, for the first time, Belize is commemorating International Sign Language Day, which is being held under the theme, “We Sign for Human Rights.”  It is observed annually on [...]

Second Rounds of Consultations For Port Expansion Project

A virtual public consultation is ongoing for the Port of Belize Expansion Project.  The initiative proposes to expand the port with a modernized cargo area and bulk cargo facility.  Additionally, [...]

Port Project Aligns With National Transportation Master Plan

During the question and answer segment, presenters were asked if the Port of Belize Expansion takes into account the transportation master plan. Here is the response.   Allen Herrera, Nextera [...]

PM Briceño Says 150 New Starter Homes

During his Independence Day address on Tuesday, Prime Minister John Briceño announced that over a hundred starter homes are being built to assist single mothers who are first-time homeowners. It’s [...]

Ministry of Education Introduces “Together We Rise”

Together We Rise – it’s the name of an education pilot project also being rolled out by the Briceño administration to provide intervention programs at four secondary schools in Belize [...]

The Wit Remains on the Surface

The Witconcrete did not sink on Monday as was originally scheduled. The team experienced some unforeseen mechanical issue that has now caused the process to be delayed. Those anticipating this [...]

10th Anniversary of the Death of George Cadle Price

It has been ten years since the passing of Belize’s first Prime Minister, the Right Honorable George Cadle Price. A wreath-laying ceremony is held annually in his honor at his [...]

Belizeans Recognized for Diligent Service to Nation

One Sunday night, nineteen Belizeans were recognized for their service to the nation through great diligence and sacrifice. These nineteen Belizeans were bestowed with national awards at a Tribute to [...]

Chester Williams and BPD are COVID Heroes

The men and women on the frontline of the battle against COVID-19 were officially recognized during a ceremony held on Sunday night.  Among the many awardees was Commissioner of Police [...]

Guatemalan Wanted in Mass Murder in 1982 Expelled from Belize: Attorney Says Rights Breached

On Wednesday, we reported that Guatemalan fugitive; Alfonso Bulux Vicente was apprehended and taken into custody. Today he was handed over to Guatemalan authorities who had requested his return. Bulux [...]

Youth Training Through DYS and Harvest Trading

Five thousand Belizean youths will learn the skill of online trading. This evening, Minister of Youth Kevin Bernard signed an MOU with Dominican Republic-based Harvest Trading CAP Academy which will [...]

CANO Helping with Garbage Collection in Belize City

A non-profit organization has answered the cries of Belize City residents, who for weeks have not had their garbage collected. The problem is due to an impasse between the Belize [...]

Financing Coming on Stream to Aid Struggling Businesses

Some Belizean businesses will be receiving funding through BELTRAIDE and DFC to expand their operations. With five hundred thousand dollars US in financing from the Caribbean Development Fund, thirty-five businesses [...]

House of Assembly Digitizes 1981 Historical Documents

To commemorate Belize’s fortieth anniversary of Independence, the National Assembly has digitized historical documents from 1981. A release from the Office of the Clerk says they have digitized the White [...]

Harvest for Kids Tenth Anniversary

You may have heard of an initiative where local farmers dedicate a portion of their crops to raise funds for outreach programs aimed at children across Belize. Well now, Harvest [...]

Chamber of Commerce, Prime Minister and Smart on Speednet Deal

Earlier this month, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in light of recent news that a number of government offices have switched from B.T.L. to Smart, wrote to Prime [...]

Laminating Vaccine Passes is Big Business, but is It Tampering?

October 1st has become a new deadline for people to think about. On that day, Belizeans will have to present proof they are vaccinated, or a negative COVID test to [...]

Government Takes a Paternalistic Approach in Fighting COVID

Amid the pandemic, the Briceño administration has taken a series of steps that will culminate in the requirement of a vaccine pass at the end of the month.  When the [...]

Celebrating the Battle of St. George’s Caye

Despite COVID-19, and despite some rainy weather, on Friday, the official ceremony to celebrate the two hundred and twenty-third anniversary of the Battle of Saint George’s Caye was held at [...]

Culture & History Masterpiece for San Ignacio/Santa Elena Mural

Across the country, in the nine municipalities, murals celebrating the fortieth Independence of Belize have been commissioned. Today, the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena officially premiered their [...]

Truck and Bowser for Rural Water Delivery

At a handing-over ceremony this morning, the Ministry of Rural Transformation received a truck and water bowser from the United Nations Development Programme and National Climate Change Office. The equipment [...]

Suicide Prevention: High Stress Occupations and Risk Factors

You may have missed it over the holiday weekend, but the Tenth of September was also World Suicide Prevention Day.  A joint release from the National Commission for Families and [...]