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PM Briceño says “Belize Bruk!”

Belize’s economy remains in dire straits, as the country’s productive sectors continue to grapple with the crippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It has been six weeks since the People’s [...]

Briceño Administration Faces Major Financial Headwinds

Like the Prime Minister, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Christopher Coye is predicting major headwinds in the future. Coye appeared on Open Your Eyes this morning where [...]

PM Briceño promises no new revenue measures & delays increase in SSB contributions!

And while the government intends to reveal its plans for economic recovery in 2021, following a round of consultations– Briceño  assured Belizeans that the government will not be imposing any [...]

PM Briceno to reveal & take action against corruption carried out during the Barrow Administration!

And so on the heels of what Briceño describes as a ‘bruk government’ – the new administration will need to make real sacrifices by instituting serious belt-tightening measures. Briceño  says [...]

Major crimes down by 30%!

Major crimes are down across the board by a whopping thirty-percent in 2020. The Belize Crime Observatory has analyzed data compiled by the Belize Police Department and other agencies – [...]

Belize’s 2020 murder rate at 25 per 100,000 – lowest since 2013

The Belize Crime Observatory says that the data show that the murder rate for 2020 will be the lowest in seven years. Interestingly, the B.C.O. says that across the Central [...]

Transparency in Cannabis Industry is Critical

Continuing with our focus on the Ministry of New Growth’s foray into hemp production, in early 2021 a meeting will be convened with stakeholders and other interested parties in the [...]

“Existing Marijuana Laws Make No Sense” – Kareem Musa

The question of legislation, as well as amendments to existing laws, insofar as the issuance of licenses and the cultivation of cannabis is also taking center stage in the ongoing [...]

Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram is Acting President of Court of Appeal

Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram has been elevated to Acting President of the Belize Court of Appeal.  Earlier today, during a virtual swearing-in, the high court judge was administered the oath of [...]

Doctor Manzanero Recovers from COVID-19

Today’s COVID-19 infographic shows that nine thousand six hundred and eighty-nine persons have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 virus. One of those persons is Doctor Marvin Manzanero. He is at [...]

Acting D.H.S. Explains Latest COVID-19 Figures

An additional COVID-19 death was recorded today. This puts the figure of total COVID-19 deaths to two hundred and forty-two. The case fatality rate stands at two point two six [...]

Number of Active COVID-19 Cases Decreasing

One figure that keeps decreasing is the number of active cases. Today’s infographic shows that there are seven hundred and ninety-four active cases. This is a major decrease from the [...]

225 New Police Constables Out of Thousands of Applicants

The deadline for the submission of applications for persons interested in joining the Belize Police Department is Thursday.  Over the past two days, the headquarters in Belmopan has been busy [...]