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Opposition Has Yet to Respond to Supreme Court Justice Recommendations

The Office of the Prime Minister is still awaiting a response from the Leader of the Opposition, Patrick Faber, on four proposed Justices of the Supreme Court.  The Prime Minister’s [...]

C.E.O. of P.B.L. Discusses “Near Shore” Location for Dredged Silt

We recently reported on the public consultation that was held by the developers of the Port of Belize Expansion Project. The Department of the Environment also participated. One of the [...]

Multipurpose Port Can Accommodate Cargo and Cruise Ships

Dredging over seven million cubic meters of silt is the largest aspect of the Port of Belize’s expansion undertaking. It is also the most costly part of the venture. C.E.O. [...]

Port of Belize Has Three Cruise Lines Interested

As it relates to the competitiveness of the Port of Belize’s proposed cruise port, in comparison to the cruise ports currently being developed in Belize, C.E.O. Lane says Port of [...]

G.O.B. Releases Statement on Pandora Papers

The publication of several international articles by a consortium of global journalists using information gleaned from thousands of documents termed the “Pandora Papers,” has placed a spotlight on Belize’s offshore [...]

Seine Bight Leaders Oppose Gas Station on Sacred Community Grounds

Representatives of two groups, the Garifuna Nation and the National Garifuna Council, have banned together in their call for the Government of Belize to have developers of a gas station [...]

Cab Sec Seeks Opposition Views on Supreme Court Justice Appointments

The Office of the Prime Minister has written to the Leader of the Opposition, Patrick Faber, seeking his views on the recommendations for Supreme Court Justices.  These are being made [...]

Proposed Man-Made Beach for Belize City

Discussions are being held at the municipal level to install a beach in Belize City, similar to the one at Old Belize off the George Price Highway. If the project [...]

Online Businesses Vulnerable During Social Media Outage

Three of the world’s biggest applications, Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook were down for the most part of the day. But the outages reveal that during the COVID19 pandemic era, many [...]

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 [...]