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Dennis Robinson Executed in Front of His House in Dangriga!

During news time on Wednesday night, shots rang out in the Monument Site area of Dangriga. A fisherman, Dennis Robinson, from the area had been gunned down. The family believes [...]

When Will the Curfew End?

The United Democratic Party today called a press conference to address matters of national importance.  It was held at the party’s headquarters on Youth for the Future Drive in Belize [...]

Opposition Leader Faber Slams P.U.P. Government over COVID Tests

The opposition also criticized the Briceño administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Opposition Leader Patrick Faber blasts the government for continuously politicizing the pandemic and blaming the past U.D.P. administration.  [...]

Faber Comments on Montero and Allegations of Corruption

From COVID to alleged corruption. Opposition Leader Patrick Faber was asked about his colleague, former Minister of Works Rene Montero.  The government wants Montero to face criminal charges for alleged [...]

U.D.P. Assists First Time Land Owners to Make Payments

After the People’s United Party won the November general elections, the Lands Department locked down as rumors of U.D.P. cronies taking documents from the office in Belmopan surfaced.  It was [...]

M.L.A. Goes Before the C.C.J.; A New Land Rights Commission to be Formed

The indigenous communities in the south have collectively prevailed in the courts since they initiated legal action against the Government of Belize in the nineties. The fight has always been [...]

A New Day for Indigenous People’s Affairs in Belize

Upon assuming office in November of last year, the People’s United Party created a specific ministerial portfolio for Indigenous People’s Affairs.  That responsibility was given to Belize Rural Central area [...]

Respect for the Customary Governance Institutions of the Mayas

In acknowledging government’s solemn undertaking, M.L.A. spokesperson Cristina Coc says that they are elated by the newfound will to respect and recognize the traditional institutions of the indigenous community.   [...]

Ministry of Education Suspends Paid Study Leaves for Teachers

Today, the Ministry of Education issued a memo to managements of all schools, the Belize Teaching Services Commission, and the B.N.T.U. in which the matter of study leave with pay [...]

U.D.P. to Challenge Mass Termination

During its press conference today, the Opposition condemned what it described as mass firings across the country.  Some twenty-four employees at the Novelo’s Bus Terminal in Belize City were let [...]

Shyne Barrow Takes on Minister Dolores-Balderamos over Grocery Bags

The Opposition also criticized the government for its Grocery Bag initiative and called out specifically Minister of Human Development Dolores Balderamos Garcia. In a recent interview, Balderamos-Garcia told the press [...]

The Not So Bright Days of Dame Minita Gordon

Former Governor-General Doctor Dame Minita Gordon was laid to rest on Wednesday at the Lord Ridge Ceremony.  While her sendoff was stately, she was not always treated with the respect [...]

A Proposal to Make Local Dairy Products More Affordable!

When Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise announced that he was looking at protectionist policies in order to promote domestic producers, it wasn’t welcomed with open arms.  Some sections [...]

What About Cruise Tourism?

On Tuesday, the President of the Belize Hotel Association spoke off the underwhelming tourist arrivals following the airport’s reopening. While stakeholders are hoping that the cold weather in the North [...]

Environmental Groups Reject Port of Magical Belize

There is a significant backlash on the Port of Magical Belize project by a group of environmental N.G.O.s.  The developer is David Gegg, who represents the Port of Magical Belize.  [...]

Marijuana Fields Destroyed in Consejo

A joint police and B.D.F. operation in the Corozal District led to the discovery of two marijuana fields in Consejo Village. At the first location, two thousand five hundred marijuana [...]

Drugs and Firearms Removed from the City Streets

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, in Belize City, police were able to remove drugs, firearms, and ammunition from the streets. The search of a residence on Hemsley Alley led to the discovery [...]

Minister of Home Affairs: Zero Tolerance Policy for Cops Involved in Drug Trade!

While those drugs weren’t linked to any individual, two cops Dion Bellini and Joel Cantun were both busted with weed in separate incidents in the north in less than a [...]

Police Minister says Witness Protection is Doable, but It Will Be Costly!

Some very promising news delivered by Minister Musa on Thursday was that the Witness Protection Programme is in the pipeline for Belize.  Last week, the U.S Embassy hosted the Government [...]