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Corozal Bay Area Rep Dido Vega Dies from COVID-19

This morning, news of Corozal Bay area representative David Vega’s passing spread like wildfire upon, learning that the recently elected politician lost his battle with COVID-19. The forty-seven-year-old career math [...]

State Funeral for Former Area Rep David “Dido” Vega

At the beginning of his official address during the inaugural sitting of the House of Representatives, Prime Minister John Briceño announced that David Vega will be given a state funeral [...]

What’s Next for Corozal Bay?

The unfortunate passing of Corozal Bay Area Representative David ‘Dido’ Vega before he was able to get a chance to deliver on the promises made to his constituents ahead of [...]

Inaugural Opening of the 13th National Assembly

The first meeting of the House of Representatives under the leadership of Prime Minister John Briceño was an outdoor affair in Belmopan this morning.  A host of dignitaries and other [...]

Senators Sit for Inaugural Senate Meeting

Preceding the inaugural Sitting of the House of Representatives, an introductory Sitting of the Senate was held inside the chambers of the National Assembly. The Government appointed six new senators [...]

Inaugural Parliamentary Address was Melancholic

P.M. Briceño’s address during this morning’s ceremony served a number of purposes, including a call to action for all Belizeans to continue adhering to all COVID-19 protocols.  The speech was [...]

Ten Percent Salary Cut for all Ministers as of New Year’s Day

A ten percent salary cut will ring in the New Year for all Cabinet members.  The announcement was made this morning by Prime Minister Briceño who, after weighing the effects [...]

Minister of Health & Wellness Michel Chebat says Dr. Manzanero is Not Fired

Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat today confirmed that Doctor Marvin Manzanero has not been fired from the Ministry. Chebat says that Doctor Manzanero is at home recovering from [...]

Is Dr. Manza In or Out as Director of Health Services?

Dr. Marvin Manzanero has been the Director of Health Services for several years under the previous administration.  While he is at home recovering from COVID-19, his fate as D.H.S. is [...]

Minister of Education Updates on CXC

Education Minister Francis Fonseca confirmed today that government will be paying for only three Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations per student, as oppose to the traditional six. Fonseca says [...]

Court Wraps Up Case Against Michelle Brown

The murder trial of P.C. Michelle Brown ended today in the Belize City Supreme Court after closing submissions by both the prosecution and defense before Justice Colin Williams. Justice Williams [...]

Family of 4 Homeless after Fire in Flowers Bank

A fire at a residence on the Flowers Bank Road on December seventh has left a family of four without a roof over their heads. Tanisha Myvett, her common-law husband [...]

BNCF awards $80K in grant funding!

The Belize Nature Conservation Foundation has awarded two more grants in its 2020 projects cycle. Two NGOs that co-manage sites in the Belize National Protected Areas System were awarded funds [...]

Providing Modern & Affordable Electricity to Southern Villages

Earlier this week, Minister of Public Utilities Rodwell Ferguson and Minister of Rural Transformation Oscar Requeña broke ground for the installation of a solar plant in Indian Creek Village, Toledo [...]

Minister Meet with San Vicente Villagers

On Thursday, Minister of National Defence and Border Security Florencio Marin and his Minister of State Oscar Mira met with villagers of San Vicente in the Toledo District. Also present [...]

Leonora Patnett turns 107-years-old!

Leonora Patnett continues to defy the odds as she reaches another milestone birthday this weekend. Over the years, we’ve shared Patnett’s wisdom and memories of life dating back more than [...]