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S.W.U. Protests Ministry of Health over Inadequate Health Services in the South

There was a late evening protest in Dangriga where members of the Southern Workers Union this evening protested in front of the Southern Regional Hospital. The hospital has been plagued [...]

First-of-its-kind Cruise Conference Held in Belize

A first conference for tourism stakeholders took place today in Belize City. It was organized by the Belize Tourism Board to encourage those in the industry to become more competitive [...]

Water Taxi Fee Suspended for Now

There is good news for commuters tonight as a fee of one-dollar to have been imposed on passengers travelling on water taxis has been withdrawn.  The fee should have kicked [...]

City Hall Moves to Commercial Center

The Belize City Council is moving City Hall and its operations to the Commercial Center at Market Square, a year and a half into the term of Mayor Bernard Wagner [...]

Regent Street Closes to Vehicular Traffic

Relocating to Market Square will also inconvenience motorists in the downtown area for the next two weeks, beginning on August twenty-fifth.  The Belize City Council has announced that as of [...]

Is It the Right Time to Close Down Regent Street?

With the historic Swing Bridge under repair and Regent Street soon to be resurfaced, is it the opportune time for these works to be carried out, and is the schedule [...]

International Decade for People of African Descent

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent citing the need to the full enjoyment of rights such as economic, social and political [...]

Yaya Marin Coleman Rings the Bell for African Descendants in Belize

Chairperson of the United Black Association for Development, Yaya Marin Coleman today protested the two-day conference saying that the discussions held do not truly represent the interest of the black [...]

Drought to Spread Across Belize

Meanwhile, areas under a short-term drought watch where short-term drought is also possible include southern Belize such as Stann Creek and the extreme northeastern portion of the Toledo district near [...]

Is Louis Zabaneh and Yellowman’s Row a Civil Matter?

On Friday, P.U.P. Dangriga Standard Bearer, Doctor Louis Zabaneh filed a complaint against macebearer Brian ‘Yellow Man’ Audinette, whom he claims repeatedly called him a thief during the sitting of [...]

The 2019 National September Celebrations Calendar

The 2019 National September Celebrations Calendar has been released and is now available online and at municipalities across the country.  The calendar has all the details on highly anticipated events [...]

Belize Tax Service Department Refuses Visit of P.S.U. President & his Team

The recently elected President of the Public Service Union, Gerald Henry, has concluded three weeks of his countrywide familiarization tour. Henry traveled the country visiting government offices and while he [...]

Supt. Gualberto Garcia Stripped of Adjudicator Post

Corporal Kent Martinez remains on interdiction, having been arraigned on a charge of manslaughter by negligence for the shooting death of Allyson Major Junior which occurred on July sixteenth. Despite [...]

Unrest at Princess Royal Youth Hostel

There was another disturbance at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel on Tuesday night where police officers were called in to assist with a group of unruly girls.  During their response, [...]

Police Meet and Greet Goes to Gungulung

A phalanx of police officers descended on LaCroix Boulevard this evening before making its way into Holy Emmanuel Street where they broke off into individual groups to introduce themselves to [...]

Policing Gungulung is No Joke” – ComPol Chester Williams

Gungulung is well-known for the feuding gangs within that neighborhood and policing the area has been a quite challenge.  According to the top cop, while the Special Patrol Unit focuses [...]

100 Million Dollar Loan to be Administered by Taiwanese Company in Guatemala

Government’s fifty million U.S.-dollar loan from Taiwan to upgrade the Sarteneja Road will be administered through a Taiwanese company in Guatemala.  It’s an interesting bit of information revealed during Friday’s [...]

Julius Raises Proposed Port of Belize Expansion in House Meeting

The Port of Belize Limited is looking to expand its operations and its principals have put together a presentation to be made before Cabinet’s investment subcommittee in the days ahead.  [...]

PM Barrow Responds to Julius on PBL

Prime Minister Dean Barrow, in responding to Espat, admits that while Waterloo has written to government informing of its intention to expand its docking facilities at the Port of Belize, [...]

G.O.B. Approves CitCo’s Municipal Paper

The Belize City Council, led by Mayor Bernard Wagner, has gotten government’s approval for a municipal paper; a means of short-term financing that is useful in improving CitCo’s cash management [...]

Kareem and PM Barrow Trade Barbs on Ageing

Friday’s house meeting wasn’t without its share of banter and potshots.  While there were a number of heated exchanges across the floor, the funniest tit-for-tat came by way of Caribbean [...]

P.U.P. Condemns Violation to Women & Cyber-bullying

The People’s United Party is condemning the brutal murder of an elderly woman in what should have been the safety of her own home in Sandhill last week Tuesday. Ofelia [...]

Cordel Says GOB’s Criticism of Musa’s China Trip is Hissy Fit

But while Musa has been soundly criticized for making the unapproved visit to Mainland China, his colleagues in the opposition do not seem to find it entirely objectionable, at least [...]

SMART gifts one hundred pairs of footwear

Today SMART teamed up with the Belize Police Department to give one hundred youth a pair of footwear each. The students are participants in the Police Department’s Youth Mentorship Program. [...]

Ministry of National Security Clarifies B.D.F. Salary Adjustments

The Ministry of National Security issued a press release late this evening to clarify false information which has been circulating in the public domain. According to the ministry, back in [...]