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Dr. Dame Minita Gordon Laid to Rest at the Lord Ridge Cemetery

The principal streets of Belize City were lined with spectators this morning, as a funeral procession rarely seen in the history of the country made its way to the Lord [...]

What Can GOB About PUC’s Purchase of Old Mirab Building?

The previous Public Utilities Commission’s decision to purchase the old Mirab building on North Front Street in 2019 raised many questions. Under former chairman John Avery, the P.U.C. purchased the [...]

Minister of Transport Explains Maga Season Terminations

On January fifteenth, the Ministry of Transport terminated twenty-four employees at the Novelo’s Bus Terminal in Belize City. Their dismissal comes at the height of maga season and particularly when [...]

Unemployment and Bad Financial State

In responding to the terminations at the Ministry of Transport, Prime Minister John Briceño also spoke on the general issue of employment in these times of austerity where there simply [...]

Home Affairs Minister speaks on crime and unemployment

With so many unemployed, one of the growing concerns is that it will lead to an increase in crime. In an interview today with the Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem [...]

A Snapshot of Belize’s COVID Situation, One Month Later

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Belize appears to be on the decline. Today the Ministry of Health reported twenty-seven new cases and three new deaths, and a [...]

A new S.I. is coming next month!

As for the Covid-19 regulations outlined in December’s Statutory Instrument, the Minister of Health had already confirmed that new regulations will be coming at the start of February. So, what [...]

Minister of Home Affairs fires back at the Opposition!

On the curfew topic, today, Minister Musa responded to the Opposition, the United Democratic Party, who issued a press release last week calling for a revision of the current health [...]

Corozal Free Zone to open with strict protocols & only 1,000 employees return to work.

When it comes to the Corozal Free Zone reopening, Minister Musa says the COVID-19 prevention protocols will be stringent and will only allow one-third of employees to return to work. [...]

ComPol Chester Williams Explains Crime Figures

2020 saw a major reduction in crime across the country. The COVID-19 regulations played a major role in crime reduction; the Police Commissioner Chester Williams disagrees. He says that the [...]

Will former Minister of Works face criminal charges?

Former Minister of Works Rene Montero has been accused of engaging in shady land deals, among other allegations of misuse of resources. Since late last year, former chairman of Buena [...]

Should ComPol Williams be disciplined for leaked audio? Minister of Police says nope!

Did Commissioner Chester Williams go too far in reprimanding the cop who pulled him over during curfew hours? Today the ComPol’s boss, Minister Musa, sounded off on lasts week’s leaked [...]

Joe Biden Inaugurated as USA’s 46th President

The United States of America has a new president. This morning, President Joe Biden took his oath as the forty-sixth president of the United States of America.  Alongside him was [...]

Tourism Industry Still Trying to Recover

All eyes are on the North, not just for the major political changes but also for temperature drops. Tourism players are eyeing travel trends of Americans as the frigid winter [...]

Belize Travel Advisory: Availability of COVID-19 Testing for Travelers to the United States

And for Belizeans who are interested in travel to the United States. The U.S. Embassy issued its travel advisory detailing the new C.D.C.’s requirements for persons wanting to enter the [...]

Cuban Medical Brigade Departs

It’s been ten months since they arrived in Belize. And today, a ceremony was held to say thank you and farewell. Members of the Henry Reeve Brigade arrived in Belize [...]