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P.S.U. and Belmopan City Council Sign Agreement Which Includes 1.2 Acres of Land

The Belmopan City Council and the Public Service Union settled their almost two-year long dispute over the Hilltop property in Belmopan. As a part of the settlement, the Belmopan City [...]

Respect the Law and Law Enforcement Officers

While a state of emergency is in effect in the south side of the City, across the country, a nightly curfew for children remains in effect, despite the lifting of [...]

U.B.F.S.U. Set to Demonstrate in Belmopan!

There’s new development into the University of Belize’s management issues. Late this evening, the President of the UB Professor Clement Sankat issued an invitation via a press release to the [...]

G.O.B. Announces COVID-19 Unemployment Top-up Cards

Over eighty thousand persons applied for the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief, but only forty-three thousand applications were approved. Many persons, however, complained of not having received any assistance, despite receiving a [...]

Senate Report on Immigration Investigation Almost Completed

It’s been years now that the immigration scandal implicating several U.D.P. ministers, including the infamous Elvin Penner, came to light. Penner is the former Minister of State for Immigration and [...]

Christian Workers Union Submits Notice of Strike Action Against P.B.L.

The Christian Workers Union on Wednesday submitted a notice of strike action against the Port of Belize Limited.  The staff of the P.B.L. has been protesting against a ten percent [...]

Christopher McGann is the New N.E.B.L. Commissioner

The 2020 season of the National Elite Basketball League was cut short in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this season is over, and now, the league is in [...]

B.T.B. Staff Donates School Supplies to Students of San Antonio RC School

Seventy students of San Antonio RC School in the Orange Walk District today received an assortment of back to school supplies as part of the Belize Tourism Board staff’s community [...]

Scotia Bank Belize Donates P.P.E.s to Belize Police Department

Scotia Bank Belize has made a donation today; it handed over five thousand dollars to be used for personal protective equipment to the Belize Police Department. The protective face shields [...]

Scenes of Crime Moves to Former Barrow and Williams Building

The Attorney General also addressed today another issue that is bubbling. The Scenes of Crime team is being relocated from the Queen Street Police Station to a new home in [...]

P.U.P. Asks Courts to Formalized Judgment against PM Barrow

In the local courts, Opposition Leader John Briceño and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Julius Espat have made an application seeking that the Chief Justice’s ruling against Prime Minister [...]

A Peaceful End to the Hilltop Property Dispute

The Public Service Union saga on the Hilltop property has come to a peaceful conclusion. In what was to have been a case management in a counter-claim made by Simplex [...]

P.U.P. Says Boledo Contract to Brads Stinks of Cronyism

The ten-year contract for the administration of the lottery is coming under fire from the People’s United Party. Brads Gaming Company was awarded the contract by the government last week; [...]

M.O.H. Calls on Public to Adhere to Healthy and Safety Measures

Last week, Belize confirmed six new cases of COVID-19. The most recent patients were two Belizeans who entered the country illegally, but were placed under quarantine upon their entry.  They [...]

Chetumal Placed Under Quarantine – Again!

Chetumal has been placed under quarantine, again. That’s the news coming from our neighbours in the north. Televisa Quintana Roo, a Mexican news outlet, reports that the Secretary of Public [...]

Sedi Opines on COVID-19 and the Economy

COVID-19 continues to ravage countries around the world, including our Central and North American neighbors.  With Belize heavily reliant on the economies of Mexico and the United States, any downward [...]

Prolonged Pantry and Unemployment Relief is Unsustainable

While government’s relief initiatives, including the pantry and unemployment relief programmes, have gone a long way in helping families in need amid these COVID times, the granting of monies, as [...]

CARICOM is Watching Guyana’s Political Impasse Closely

While we spoke to the Foreign Minister on Monday, we also asked him about the situation in Guyana. Guyana is entering its fifth month of political deadlock since the results [...]

San Pedro Man Claims Police Brutality

There is another report tonight of the police abuse.  A man in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye is claiming that two police officers barged into his house at around eight-thirty on [...]

Off Duty Cops are Off Duty at Non-Compliance Establishments

The Commissioner of Police has complained about patrons of bars and nightclubs who are not complying with the measures in place to battle the pandemic. Chester Williams also says that [...]

A Youth Summer Basketball Camp in the City

Summer camps have been late to start this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and, in fact, a number of organizations will not be conducting the popular programmes. But over [...]

Latest COVID Patients Confirm Positive on Second Test!

On Friday, Belize recorded two more cases of COVID-19.  This brings the total number of cases to thirty, nine of which are active. Today, thirty-eight more samples were processed, but [...]

ComPol Says Cops Will Not Work at Some Establishments

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that a number of patrons in bars and nightclub establishments weren’t wearing masks this weekend. He notes that social distancing was also not being [...]

B.M.D.A. Says K.H.M.H.A.’s Decision to Terminate Doctors is Unjustifiable

As part of its cost cutting measures, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has terminated professional contracts.  In May, the hospital ended its contract with Ophthalmologist, Doctor Amin Hegar.  Later in June, [...]

P.P.E.s Donated to Belize

A little over half a million Belize dollars worth of Personal Protective Equipment was donated to Belize by the governments of the United Kingdom, Canada and PAHO/WHO for the country’s [...]