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Tourism Minister on Karen Bevans’ Contract

On Friday, the contract for B.T.B.’s Tourism Director, Karen Bevan’s, was leaked to the public.  Since that time, the details of the employment agreement signed on April first, 2019 have [...]

Evan Tillett is the New Chairman of B.T.B. Board

The board that the minister has selected to spearhead the country’s tourism rebound is led by Evan Tillett.  Tillett is a former colleague of Minister Mahler and is no stranger [...]

Tourism Arrivals Down by More than 70% for 2020

Minister Mahler also shared the key performance indicators for 2020. Since the reopening of the international airport in October 2020, overnight tourist arrivals were at three thousand one hundred and [...]

Senate Spars Over Supplementary Appropriation Bill

The Senate had its first sitting for the new year today in Belmopan. As the government, the People’s United Party now has control of the Senate with six members mainly [...]

Senator Courtenay Defends Supplementary Budget

Responding to Peyrefitte was Senator for Government Business, Eamon Courtenay.  After P.U.P. Senator Christopher Coye explained the expenditures, Courtenay stressed that the Briceño government did not breach the constitution and [...]

Peyrefitte Tells P.U.P. to “Do it!”

The Senate also debated the People’s United Party’s Good Governance in Belize Motion. The motion contains ten covenants that the twenty-six elected government officials pledge to uphold during their term [...]

“This Da No The Best Is Yet To Come!”

Senator for Government Business, Eamon Courtenay responded to Peyrefitte’s criticisms of the motion by reminding the senators on the other side that the motion places on House and Senate record [...]

Social Partner Senators React to G.O.B.’s Good Governance in Belize Motion

Reacting to the Government’s Good Governance Bill were three social partners senators. While they applauded the government for tabling such a motion, they also have concerns and criticism of what [...]

A State Funeral for Dame Minita Gordon on January 20th, 2020

The state funeral for former Governor-General Doctor Dame Minita Gordon will be held on January twentieth, here in Belize City.  The interment of the first Governor-General of Belize will culminate [...]

Two-year-old Toddler Perishes in Latrine

The tragic story of baby Leroy Juan Choc’s death is one that is fitting for any parent’s worst nightmare. The two-year-old boy was found in a latrine in San Miguel [...]

Marijuana Expert Joins Belize’s Great Cannabis Debate

Since taking office in late 2020, the Briceño Administration has moved ahead with the formal introduction of the hemp industry as a viable means of economic growth for Belize.  The [...]

San Jose Cacao Farmer Says Thirty-Five Cents for their Beans is Too Low!

Cacao farmers in San Jose Village in Toledo are up in arms because they say that the cacao associations are pushing them to undersell their beans.  According to the Tzub [...]

T.C.G.A. Clarifies Price for Cacao Farmers – Eighty-Five is the Final Price!

So, some of the San Jose Cacao farmers are not happy with the associations – those are the Toledo Cacao Growers Association and the Maya Mountain Cacao. Today, we reached [...]

Senators Debate Estevan Perera’s Position in E & B

Today, Senators from both sides weighed in on the Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission decision not to resign from his post.  The P.U.P. Government expected that Perera would [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Comments on Allegations Made Against Former U.D.P. Minister

Chairman of the United Democratic Party Michael Peyrefitte was asked to comment on the allegations being made against former U.D.P. Minister of Works Rene Montero. The new Administration has collected [...]