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Senate Ratifies Amendment to Maritime Areas Act

There was a Special Sitting of the Senate this morning in Belmopan, hard on the heels of a similar meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday to table and [...]

Lee Mark Chang Resigns as Senate President for Political Career

Lee Mark Chang is no longer the President of the Senate. Chang resigned today in pursuit of his political ambitions to represent the Caribbean Shores constituency under the U.D.P. banner. [...]

Senator Aldo Salazar Says Questioning in the U.S. was ‘Routine Customs Issue’

U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar broke his silence today, following the sitting of the Senate. Senator Salazar took questions from the media regarding his brief questioning in the US by immigration [...]

FTC Alleges AIBL Facilitated Sanctuary Belize Scam

In addition to the lead scammer, Andres Pukke, more than two dozen persons and entities have been named in the suit, including Atlantic International Bank, which the FTC said is [...]

Lawsuit Against Central Bank and G.O.B. by Choice Bank is Dismissed

A lawsuit filed against the Central Bank of Belize, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dean Barrow and Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte by Choice Bank Limited and Choice Group Holdings [...]

P.S.U. Takes Industrial Action Against Belmopan City Council

Discussions between the Public Service Union and the Belmopan City Council have come to a screeching halt. Members of the P.S.U. executive were out in full force today, picketing the [...]

PM Says No General Elections Before November 2020

A more than favorable outcome in the May eighth I.C.J. referendum has led many to believe that the U.D.P. government will ride the wave of an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote to [...]

Queen Square Belongs to Sista B, Says PM Barrow

While there won’t be any general elections held before November 2020, there is still time for a few candidates to find a constituency should they be interested in representing the [...]

Price for Regular Fuel to Decrease

Come midnight on May twenty-second, the price of regular fuel will decrease by thirty-nine cents, falling from ten dollars and eighty-seven cents to ten dollars and forty-eight cents per gallon. [...]

St. Luke’s Methodist Primary School Reeling from the Shooting of One of its Own

An eleven-year-old student of Saint Luke’s Methodist Primary School in Belize City is clinging to life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was innocently shot while carrying out [...]

Accused Murderer Hugh Dyer Walks on Nolle Pros

Thirty-five-year-old Hugh Dyer, who has been incarcerated since 2015 pending the outcome of a murder trial, walked away from the charge today when a nolle prosequi was entered.  On July [...]

Social Protection & Disaster Emergency Services

The Ministry of Human Development Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation is on a mission to establish a comprehensive social protection system in Belize, in an effort to eliminate poverty among [...]

NEMO’s Coordination in Social Protection to Prevent Double Dipping

As the coordinating ministry, it ensures that people get a healthy start in life; good quality education is provided for children and employment. Also playing a role is NEMO, specifically [...]

OCEANA’s Hands Across the Sand 2019, a Success

Over the weekend, Belizeans across the country joined hands on beaches, across bridges, in conference rooms and along seawalls and other public areas to celebrate OCEANA’s 2019 Hands Across the [...]

A National Appropriate Mitigation Action for Public Transportation in Belize

The United Nations Development Programme, through the National Appropriate Mitigation Action for Belize, is meeting with public and private stakeholders to focus on public transportation. The idea is to improve [...]