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Unitedville Man Dies in RTA

It was breaking news on Wednesday night, but details were sketchy at that time. But today there is more on the deadly accident that left one man dead and two [...]

Belizean Artist Shot in Victoria Street Attack

A shooting incident in Belize City around nine-thirty p.m. on Wednesday has left an aspiring musical artist recovering in the hospital.  It happened on Victoria Street, just a stone’s throw [...]

PM Briceño in Costa Rica for SICA Event

Prime Minister John Briceño departed Belize on Wednesday for an official visit to San Jose, Costa Rica.  Today, PM Briceño is attending the “Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State [...]

IMF Report: Belize Hit Hard by Pandemic, but Government Needs to Structure Debt and Raise Taxes

The International Monetary Fund has released its official report following its Article Four consultation with Belize back in February of this year. Among the policy points Belizeans would be most [...]

The Financial Secretary Comments on Bond Payment extension

It has been reported in the international press and today the Financial Secretary Joseph Waight said that yes, some of Belize’s creditors have agreed to extend the grace period on [...]

FinSec on International Financing

But, undoubtedly these repeated defaults on loan payments to bond holders have had a negative impact on Belize’s international reputation.  Waight says Belize continues to bilateral financing, but he acknowledges [...]

Is Belize Passed the Worst in Terms of Foreign Reserves?

Belize’s foreign reserves have withstood some of the worst days it has seen. Now, the Financial Secretary says the nation’s reserves are bouncing back. He noted that the process to [...]

P.S.U. Prez Breaks Down the New Pay Scale

In our analysis of the new pay scales for teachers and public officers, we spoke with Dean Flowers, President of the Public Service Union.  He gave us a perspective on [...]

New Pay Scale to Affect Public Officers Making More than Twelve Thousand Dollars

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight says the new pay scale for government workers and teachers is backed by agreements made in negotiations with the Unions and legislations passed in the House. [...]

Financial Secretary Urges “Be good citizens”

The Financial Secretary also appealed to the wider Belizean to assist in the nation’s economic recovery.  Waight says in addition to paying their taxes, people should view the economic rebound [...]

History in Corozal; M.O.U. Signed to Advance a Football Academy

Today, at the Civic Centre in Corozal Town, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Corozal Town Council, the National Sports Council in that municipality and the Corozal Football [...]

Corozal Mayor Supports Investment in the Youth and Sports

Jose Mai worked on the paperwork, creating two documents on the structure and programme itself for the academy.  To go along with that is a coach’s manual to guide the [...]

Young Mayan Woman Embraces Heritage in Graduation Dress

A young Belizean woman is trending on social media today after Facebook pictures show her attending her high school graduation wearing traditional Mayan attire.  While many graduates are stepping out [...]

UNICEF Donates Cold Chain Equipment

UNICEF Belize has donated refrigerators for COVID-19 vaccination storage to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.  The handing over at the National Vaccine Building in Belmopan includes fourteen refrigerators that [...]

Trinidadians Create Chaos at Vaccination Centers

While health officials in Belize have been trying to encourage reluctant citizens to go for their COVID-19 vaccinations, the situation in Trinidad was just the opposite this week.  Due to [...]

Tony Rath Opens Photo Gallery in Dangriga

A month before he migrates with his wife to the U.K. where she has taken up a diplomatic posting, renowned photographer and blogger Tony Rath is unveiling his new project [...]