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Minister Espat says Kill BIL!

On Friday, Cayo South Area Representative and the Minister of Infrastructure Development and Housing Julius Espat made revelations into Belize Infrastructure Limited’s inner workings.  The Barrow administration created BIL, and [...]

G.O.B. Did Not Propose Salary Cut

This week is a critical week for the Briceño administration as they head into budget consultations with the unions. The past and new administrations have had to borrow one million [...]

Unions Meet with Executive Ahead of Budget Consultation

And with the debate on wage reductions now in the public discourse, following versions one and two of the Belize Business Bureau letter, the Public Service Union expressed their concern [...]

Minister Julius Espat on Recommended Salary Cuts

As a part of cutting that wage bill, all ministers of government are on a ten percent salary cut.  Today, during the Open Your Eyes Morning Show, Minister of Infrastructure [...]

G.O.B.’s Budget Consultations Continue

The National Trade Congress of Belize will be meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde, Education Minister Francis Fonseca, and the Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform Henry Usher for [...]

PM Says U.D.P. Abandoned the North

As those critical budget consultations continue, the Briceño administration is hoping for compromise from the unions.  The new administration, still within its first one hundred days in office, must figure [...]

Broad Daylight Shooting in Belize City

A man was shot in Belize City today. It happened in broad daylight and the victim has been identified as Jose Santos, a forty-three-year-old truck driver of Eight Miles. Santos [...]

Police Shoots Elderly Man During Struggle

Why would police shoot an elderly man? That’s the question that the media tried to get answers to today.  Sixty-seven-year-old Lionel Llewellyn Arnold Senior is in a stable condition at [...]

P.U.P. Finalizes Municipals Conventions

Today, the People’s United Party announced that all of its nine municipal slates for the March third elections had been finalized.  The final rounds of conventions for the municipal elections [...]

Ralston Frazer – An Independent Mayoral Candidate for Belmopan!

A new mayoral candidate has emerged in the capital city. Today, Ralston Frazer launched his candidacy as an independent mayoral candidate for Belmopan. Frazer has served as a U.D.P. councilor [...]

Meet the P.U.P. & U.D.P. Slates for Corozal Municipal Elections

Things are heating up in the north in Corozal, where on March third voters will simultaneously select a new area rep for the Corozal Bay division and town council. That [...]

Elvia Vega-Samos Vs Hilberto Campos for Corozal Bay!

And it is now official – Elvia Vega-Samos is the P.U.P. standard-bearer that will be going head-to-head against Hilberto Campos of the U.D.P. for Corozal Bay. The division was left [...]

Prime Minister Briceño Confident on Win in Corozal Bay

Several persons had applied for the job to replace now deceased David “Dido” Vega as Corozal Bay area rep for the People’s United Party.  But on Saturday night, the national [...]

Organic Farming – Is It Doable for Traditional Farmers?

Ya’axche Conservation Trust and the European Nature Trust have partnered to promote climate-resilient farming techniques to ensure food security and protect natural resources such as forests.  It has been more [...]

A Flyover of the Chiquibul Forest with F.C.D.

Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa, Minister of Sustainable Development Orlando Habet, and Minister of Border Security Florencio Marin did a helicopter fly-over of the Chiquibul Forest today.  The three [...]

Minister of Sustainable Development Goes on Aerial Tour of Chiquibul Forest

As you heard, the three ministers accompanied the F.C.D. on the aerial tour of the Chiquibul Forest.  Orlando Habet, the Minister for Sustainable Development, which includes forestry and environment, was [...]

Price of Diesel Increases by 46 cents!

Effective tonight at midnight, the price of diesel at the pumps will increase by forty-six cents. This takes the retail price of the fuel from eight dollars and seventy-four cents [...]

Belize’s Rakeem Nunez-Roches Plays in the Super Bowl

Millions tuned in to the Super Bowl on Sunday, including many here at home who were glued to the TV screen to see one player in particular: Rakeem Nunez-Roches. He [...]

Dr. Giovanni Solorzano is the new Chair of NAC

Doctor Giovanni Solorzano has been appointed as the new chair of the National AIDS Commission and Country Coordinating Mechanism.  Doctor Solorzano’s appointment was made effective on Wednesday, February third.  He [...]

Rafael Garrido Vanishes Without a Trace

Tonight, the family of Rafael Patrick Garrido is seeking the public’s assistance in locating him. He was last seen on Wednesday, February third. Before his disappearance, Garrido had made a [...]

UNHCR Gives to Valley of Peace Isolation Facility

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees donated medical and personal COVID-19 protective equipment to the Valley of Peace community isolation facility. The donation includes divider panels, bed sheets, pillows and [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Gifts Ministry of Human Development 523 Bales of Fabric

Today, the Taiwan Embassy handed over five hundred and twenty-three bales of fabric to the Ministry of Human Development, Families, and Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs.  It was a donation from the [...]