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P.G.I.A. Reopens with Singular American Airlines Flight

American Airlines touched down at the Philip Goldson International Airport today marking the reopening of international flights to Belize six months after suspension.  There was a buzz of activity at [...]

What are Local Airlines Looking Forward to with P.G.I.A. Reopened?

The domestic airline industry has suffered an equally devastating blow as hotels, resorts and other tourism-related businesses that have seen a significant loss of revenue as a result of the [...]

George Murphy is Executed near Pier in Placencia

There has not been a murder in Placencia since January of this year; but that record was broken on Wednesday night with the execution of George Murphy. The young man [...]

Placencia Village Council to Work with Police to Keep Community Safe

The peninsula is generally known to be a safe haven and crime is generally only sporadic. As word of the murder of George Murphy spread, it sent shock waves throughout [...]

PM tells B.C.C.I: Elections Won’t Be Held on a Sunday

The speculation about the date of election has taken on intensity with each passing day and still no word. But at the last House meeting, the Leader of the Opposition [...]

September Ends with 49 New COVID-19 Cases

Over the past few days, the number of new COVID-19 infections has been higher than was previously trending. Two weeks prior, the number of cases had been on the decline [...]

C.E.O. Alpuche Says Ministry of Human Development Did not Pay Minister Martinez

During the last sitting of the House of Representatives Opposition Leader John Briceño revealed a trove of documents that showed that U.D.P. Minister Anthony Boots Martinez received rental monies for [...]

Rental Contract for Boots Building Expired in August 2020

According to Alpuche the contract for the rental of the building expired this year in August and preparations were made for relocation prior to the expiration date. She says that [...]

Food Assistance Program Currently Being Audited

Both the Unemployment Relief Programme and the Food Assistance Programme are being audited by the Auditor General. Tens of millions of dollars have been spent and the opposition People’s United [...]

C.E.O. Says Cyber Crime Bill Is Necessary

The Cybercrime Bill 2020 was approved by the Senate on Wednesday. The new law combats cyber crimes such as cyber bullying, harassment and extortion through technology. The bill is a product [...]

Office of the PM Clarifies False Reports of Dissolution

Both the House and Senate have had their last sittings for the current term of this government and in the Upper House, senators said their farewells on Wednesday after passing [...]

Man Injured in Shooting in San Andres, Corozal

A fifty-year-old man, who recently relocated from the Cayo District to San Andres Village in Corozal, was the victim of a shooting in the early hours of today. As Juanito [...]

Farewell Special Envoy for Women and Children

Special Envoy for Women and Children, Kim Simplis Barrow, today announced the closure of her office. Simplis Barrow was appointed Special Envoy for Women and Children in 2008 and today [...]

The Inspiration Center Will Continue to Assist Children

As for the Inspiration Center, Simplis Barrow says that will continue to be run as an N.G.O.   She is hopeful that the partnership with the government will continue after the [...]

What’s the Future of the Equal Opportunities Bill?

The government decided not to table the controversial Equal Opportunities Bill after churchgoers, particularly the National Evangelical Association of Belize, began making their discontent with the bill known. The Cabinet said [...]

Senators Bid Adieu at Final Meeting of the Upper House

On Wednesday, senators on both sides of the floor bade farewell to the National Assembly where they have been serving as parliamentarians during the past five years.  While they individually [...]

Senator Salas Commends President Bradley

N.G.O. Senator Osmany Salas also shared parting words, congratulating President Darrell Bradley for the evenhandedness with which he presided over the upper house.   Osmany Salas, N.G.O. Senator “This has [...]

Saying Goodbye to the Senate

U.D.P. Senator Michael Peyrefitte rounded off the goodbyes by speaking on democracy and the right for all parliamentarians to exercise their freedom of association and expression, despite testy exchanges that [...]

Healthy Living: Belize COVID Trends

The Ministry of Health has been consistent in releasing the number of persons who have tested positive each day. Within the past two months, that number has fluctuated dramatically.  In [...]