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What Will be the P.U.P.’s Vote for Friday’s U.H.S. Bill?

In two days, parliamentarians will be asked whether or not the Government of Belize should use monies from the consolidated revenue fund to pay the ninety-plus million dollar Universal Health [...]

Revisiting the Postponement of the U.H.S. Debt Payment

In December 2017, on the heels of a final sitting of the House of Representatives for that year, Prime Minister Dean Barrow discussed the U.H.S. debt with the media.  At [...]

Minister of Culture Patrick Faber Refutes Allegations Made Against Sapna Budhrani

This Thursday, the Board of Directors of NICH will be breaking its silence on the conundrum President Sapna Budhrani finds herself in.  On Monday we revealed the results of an [...]

Ministry of National Security Responds to Social Media Posts on Suspected Drug Plane Landings

The Belize Police Department is tonight responding to social media posts made by a Facebook account under the name “Vincent Edwards.” The sensational posts make reference to suspected drug plane [...]

Opposition Leader Criticizes G.O.B.’s Response to Suspected Drug Plane Landings

Opposition Leader John Briceño today reacted to Government’s position on what is calls ‘false information on social media.’  Briceño says that the government is not doing enough to address the [...]

Brodies Set to Lose $90,000 in Medication Due to Importation Regulation

As the issue over the importation of pharmaceuticals continues to unfold, Brodies and Company Limited, which has one of the biggest pharmacies, says that it stands to lose ninety thousand [...]

Machakil Ha Students Walk through Mud to Get to School

Machakil Ha is one of the most southernmost villages in the Toledo district and has a small population. The children from the village have to attend school at Corazon Creek [...]

Mathew Smith is Targeted While Buying Food Near Fibbers

Thirty-year-old Mathew Smith escaped grave injury on Tuesday night after being shot once in the upper right arm near the corners of Johnson Street and Cemetery Road.  The incident happened [...]

Reunited: Missing P.G. Boy Found

There is relief for the Jacobs family of Punta Gorda. That’s because their son, Robert, who had been missing, has been located. On Tuesday, Robert and Alicia Jacobs made a [...]

B.T.L. to Purchase 2 Fire Trucks for San Pedro Town

Earlier in the month a massive fire in San Pedro Town destroyed ten houses and left eighty-seven persons homeless. The fire which occurred in the Boca Del Rio Area of [...]

G.D.P. Up 5.4 Percent

The Statistical Institute of Belize says that the Gross Domestic Product went up by five point four percent. It is a relatively big growth when compared to the second quarters [...]

Jack Charles Cries Foul as Alleged Vehicle Thieves are Flown Back to India

A pair of Indian nationals was flown back to their home country on Tuesday after spending almost a year in protective custody in Belize.  Twenty-four-year-old Keyur Barot and Jitendra Kumar [...]

Abram Friesen Charged for Tampering with a Firearm

Police report today that on Wednesday, a search was conducted at the house of twenty-four-year-old Abram Friesen of Camp twenty-four Shipyard. There, the officers found a semi-automatic assault-type rifle for [...]

The National Community Oriented Policing Award Ceremony

The strategy of community policing has been met with a level of success in keeping neighbourhoods safe across the country. The approach allows the police to interact and connect with [...]

Achieving Competitive Advantage through Brand Positioning

A brand management training entitled “Achieving Competitive Advantage through Brand Positioning” was held today at the Biltmore Plaza. It was organized by Chamberlain Consulting and Galen University and seeks to [...]

A Final Webinar Session with Journalists on Open Government Ecosystem in Belize

You were first introduced to the organization last week when it held one of a series of webinar sessions at the BTEC offices at the ITVET compound in Belize City, [...]

Teaching Children About the Judicial System

Twenty-four kids from ages eight to fifteen from region one received a tour of the court houses and participated in a mock trial today. The kids were in court, joined [...]

B.T.L. and UWI Sign M.O.U. that Benefits Students

The University of the West Indies, Open Campus signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Belize Telemedia Limited today. The M.O.U. establishes the terms of a joint initiative between the two [...]

Local Company Kicked Out by Venezuelan Company to do DigiNet Works?

Has Belize Telemedia Limited hired workers from Venezuela to replace Belizeans who are installing lines as a part of the DigiNet roll out?  The C.E.O. of the company has denied [...]