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Equal Opportunities Bill Pulled

The Equal Opportunities Bill was scheduled to be tabled in the House of Representatives this Wednesday, but it has now been shelved.  Late this evening, the government confirmed that cabinet [...]

Tires Set Ablaze in Protest of Equal Opportunities Bill

Ahead of cabinet meeting today, as the sun began to rise, tires were set on fire on two major highways. The vehicle tires were set ablaze near mile thirty-eight on [...]

NEAB Supports Equal Opportunities for All, but Has Issue with LGBT

The National Evangelical Association of Belize, NEAB, is the religious group leading the charge against the Equal Opportunities Bill.  NEAB Second Vice President, Pastor Scott Stirm says that the bill [...]

UNIBAM Executive Director Reacts to Cabinet Decision

So it is not expected that the bill in its current form will go to the House before Election Day and the government has decided to play it safe other [...]

What’s the Fate of Net Vasquez?

The C.E.O. on the office of the Prime Minister, Audrey Wallace who is also a member of the B.T.L. Board is leading the investigation in the B.T.L. Chairman, Net Vasquez [...]

Net Vasquez Resigns as B.T.L. Chairman

In an update to a story we ran earlier in this newscast, embattled B.T.L. Chairman Nestor Vasquez has tendered his resignation from the executive of the national telephone company.  A [...]

48 New Cases of COVID-19 in 2 Days

The Director of Health Services Doctor Marvin Manzanero said on Monday that the number of COVID cases is on the decline.  Tonight, there are forty-eight new COVID-19 cases confirmed in [...]

COVID-19 Isolation Unit at K.H.M.H. Equipped, Staff Capable

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has nine ventilators in its COVID-19 isolation unit. Since the first case was detected, the K.H.M.H. has treated up to five COVID patients on ventilators [...]

Opposition Leader Says PM is to Blame for Economic Struggles

During the months of April to June 2020 the economy shrunk twenty-three percent. It is the largest quarterly decline seen and the contraction was the result of the COVID-19. The [...]

Lucky Strike Distributes Land – but is it Legal?

The topic of land distribution and ownership has been a long and thorny issue in Belize.  For most, the opportunity to acquire a piece of land in the village or [...]

Caribbean Treasures, T-Shirt Factory Finds a Permanent Home

This week we feature a small family business that has grown leap and bounds and has carved it niche in the private sector. Caribbean Treasures started with an inventory of [...]

What does Media Literacy Mean?

Fake news versus facts: that was the topic of a media literacy event earlier today. Now, fake news is not the best term to be used in relation to news [...]

UB and U.B.F.S.U. Sign Agreement

Today, the management of the University of Belize announced that a decision has been reached with the UB Faculty and Staff Union to address the university’s financial shortfall of more [...]

No Expo 2020, but Great Deals Available During this September Month

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing regulations in place, the traditional market expo of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry that takes place part of the [...]

Transport Department Clamping Down on Traffic Violators

The Department of Transport is clamping down on motor vehicles and trailers operating without license plates or with unauthorized license plates.  A team of enforcement officers will be conducting operations [...]

Sir Barry’s Belikin Bash 2020 Goes Virtual

The Sir Barry’s Belikin Bash is on.  Those faithful patrons of the three-day event are getting ready for the first of its kind virtual experience.  You heard right – Bowen [...]

Get Your September Laugh on with Comedy Belize!

If you are looking for something to do with the family in the safety of your homes, the founders of the Comedy Belize want you to join them for a [...]