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Opposition Leader Johnny Briceño Survives Near-Fatal Road Traffic Accident

P.U.P. Leader John Briceño and his driver, Edwin Hill, are tonight recovering at the Northern Medical Plaza in Orange Walk Town after they were injured in a traffic accident earlier [...]

Good Road Safety Practices Saved Their Lives

According to Chief of Staff Stuart Leslie, Edwin Hill has been driving the party leader for eleven years. He is an experienced, defensive driver and was trained by the Special [...]

A Full Recovery for John Briceño and Edwin Hill

There has been an outpour of support for the speedy recovery of P.U.P. Party Leader John Briceño. In the aftermath of the accident, social media was abuzz with Belizeans expressing [...]

Speeding on the Highway; Residents Ask for Monitoring and Enforcement

There have been many reports made to the Ministry of Transport about speeding on the highways and the need for monitoring and enforcement. Just last Sunday, four Belize City men [...]

Belize Tax Service is Here

This morning at the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building, government officially launched the Belize Tax Service.  The amalgamated department aims to provide optimal services where GST and income tax are concerned.  [...]

FinSec Joe Waight Addresses Central Medical Stores Issue

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight has weighed in on the Ministry of Health issue involving the awarding of a contract for the building of the Central Medical Stores in Belmopan.  The [...]

S.S.B. C.E.O. Says No Request Was Received from M.O.H.

Today, Chief Executive Officer for the Social Security Board, Doctor Colin Young confirmed to the media that the Board did not receive any communication from the Ministry of Health, asking [...]

Construction of Central Medical Stores Cannot Be Funded with NHI Reserve Fund

According to the memo, the request for the grant funding is to build a Central Medical Stores in Belmopan.  Doctor Young says that such a request does not fall under [...]

Joe Waight Confirms Audit of B.T.L.’s GST Payments

An audit of Belize Telemedia Limited to determine whether it owes anything in taxes to the GST Department is underway and nearing completion.  Financial Secretary Joseph Waight is on record [...]

Rochus Schreiber Knew He Would Not Remain B.T.L. C.E.O.

Two days after news broke of B.T.L.’s purported multi-million dollar debt; the resignation of C.E.O. Rochus Schreiber was announced.  Via an employee bulletin, staffers were told that Schreiber “has decided [...]

Belize Bus Association says Foreign Owned Buses Taking Money Out of Their Pockets

The Belize Bus Association is not happy with the foreign bus runs happening in Belize. The B.B.A. wrote a letter to the Minister of Transport to say that its members [...]

B.B.A. Threatens Strike if Ministry Doesn’t Address Issue

So, what is the B.B.A. prepared to do to resolve this issue? The members have threatened industrial action.  That means that most major public transportation will not be operating because [...]

Fire Destroys Wooden Home on Aloe Vera Street

A fire destroyed a wooden house in Belize City on Thursday night. It happened on Aloe Vera Street, a few minutes before nine.  The house was engulfed in flames for [...]

Ministry of Natural Resources Speaks on La Gracia

The Ministry of Natural Resources issued a press release today to clarify the land issue in La Gracia. The release states that last month, the ministry gave a Superintendent of [...]

43 Students Receive Academic Scholarships Courtesy S.S.B.

Forty-three young men and women today officially entered into an agreement with the Social Security Board for financial assistance to achieve higher education.  The eighteenth annual Social Security Board Scholarship [...]

Digi Signature Store Officially Launched

The Digi Signature Store was officially launched this afternoon in Belize City.  The Digi outlet is located at the Mirab building along the Philip Goldson Highway. In 2018, Belize Telemedia [...]