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C.E.O. Dario Tapia on official appointment

So, there you heard Retired Brigadier General Dario Tapia, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Defence and Border Security. This week he was named C.E.O.  in the Ministry, [...]

The List of C.E.O.s for the Respective Government Ministries

A new list of Chief Executive Officers in the respective government ministries has been published and released through the office of Prime Minister John Briceno.  They are as follows:  Narda [...]

Attorney Kevin Arthurs Recommended to be C.E.O. in Ministry of Home Affairs & New Growth Industries

Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries Kareem Musa confirmed to the media this afternoon that attorney Kevin Arthurs is his Chief Executive Officer. Arthurs is no stranger, other [...]

New C.E.O.s Appointed to Various Ministries; List Now with the G.G.

As the PM recovers, Briceño chaired cabinet virtually today as he gets his grip on the pressing affairs of the nation, including the COVID pandemic.  A number of decisions were [...]

PM Briceño on Economic State of Affairs

As the Briceño administration settles into office, the dire economic situation facing Belize is coming to light.  On Tuesday, Briceño received briefings by senior officials at the Ministry of Finance [...]

PM Briceño: Former Administration Had No Real Plan to Contain COVID-19 Spread

That briefing was with senior officials, including Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, Central Bank Governor Joy Grant and Financial Secretary Joseph Waight. Another big challenge facing the government is the [...]

C.E.O.s Yet to Be Appointed by Governor General

Since Tuesday, there has been rampant speculation on social media and everywhere else about the appointment of Chief Executive Officers. Names have been flown left, right and centre and it [...]

New C.E.O.s Appointed to Briceño Administration

The newly-formed Briceño administration continues to take shape with the appointments of Chief Executive Officers to various government ministries.  What we know thus far is that Channel Five’s C.E.O. Amalia [...]

Cabinet Briefed on Important National Issues

The new government under Prime Minister John Briceño held its inaugural cabinet meeting on Tuesday and the first order of business was to be updated on national issues affecting the [...]

Are Ministers Willing to Get a Pay Cut?

The Briceño administration is assuming office in difficult times, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on and industries struggle to bounce back.  The P.U.P. government has promised to realize [...]

Ministers Don’t Need Fancy, Expensive Vehicles

The ballooning wage bill stands at six hundred and eighty-eight million dollars for sixteen thousand public officers and teachers.  One of the recommendations that the Public Service Union has offered as [...]

Ministers Speak on Potential Firings in Ministries

On the day that he was sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister, John Briceño sent a subtle warning to all U.D.P. political appointees, asking them to tender their [...]

Cordel Hyde Speaks on Land Reform

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining, Cordel Hyde has been given the difficult task of reforming one of the most corrupt departments in government. As [...]

Minister Requeña is Prepared to Work for the South

Oscar Requeña won the Toledo West constituency handsomely and was named the Minister of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labor, and Local Government. He is one of four ministers from the [...]

Health Minister Says Doctors, Nurses Need to Respect Patients

Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat has met with all regional managers to discuss the way forward. During those discussions concerns and issues were also discussed, including the horrible [...]

Minister Espat Takes on Arguelles Brothers

Before the elections on November eleventh, the People’s United Party disclosed details of fifteen contracts valued over one hundred million dollars to International Environments which is owned by brothers Daniel and [...]

P.U.P. Area Representatives Sworn In as Cabinet Ministers

Last Thursday, P.U.P. leader John Briceño took the oath to lead this country as Prime Minister.   Today, his ministers and ministers of state headed to the Biltmore to be sworn [...]

The South Fully Represented in Cabinet

The south is fully represented in Cabinet.  All four southern area representatives for the P.U.P. were elected and have ministerial positions.  Doctor Louis Zabaneh is the Minister of State in [...]

G.S.U. Will Be Rebranded

Caribbean Shores Area Representative, Kareem Musa, is now the Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries.  As Home Affairs Minister, the Belize Police Department falls under his responsibility and [...]

Trucks of Cattle Headed to the West for Export

Some thirty loads of cattle from farms in Orange Walk have been transported to the western border with Guatemala for exportation.  The informal cattle trade was halted under the Dean [...]

M.O.H. Minister Michel Chebat Looking At All Posts

The former Minister of Health was an electrician by trade and his name is Pablo Marin of Corozal.  In Briceño’s new cabinet, the Minister of Health and Wellness is attorney [...]

D.P.M. Cordel Hyde and the ‘Hotbed of Corruption,’ the Lands Dept.

We also spoke to Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde.  He is responsible for the Ministry of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining.  Hyde has been tasked in cleaning up the mess [...]

The Frightening Revelations Erupting from the ‘Ministry of Works’

The Ministry of Works was also known as a hotbed of corruption under former U.D.P. minister Rene Montero.  Like the Lands Department in Belmopan, the Ministry of Works office in [...]

Minister Kevin Bernard Prepared to Take On Ministerial Responsibilities

Today, we caught up with a number of ministers after they took the oath of office. Orange Walk East Area Representative Kevin Bernard is the new Minister of Youth, Sports [...]

No Ministerial Post for B.R.N. Area Rep., Marconi Leal

Marconi Leal is the P.U.P. area representative for Belize Rural North. He defeated three-time U.D.P. representative Edmond Castro by more than six hundred votes.  It is quite a feat for [...]