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PM to Check Into Process for Stake Bank Causeway

On the controversial topic of the proposed Stake Bank causeway, on Tuesday, Chief Environmental Officer Martin Alegria said publicly that permission was given for the project a few years ago [...]

PM on Salary Cuts and Business Investments

Prime Minister Briceno said that the ten percent salary cut that was applied earlier this year to the salaries of teachers and public officers played a significant part in helping [...]

PM Says Bridge from Ambergris Caye Would Have Minimal Environmental Impact

When pressed on whether environmentalists might not welcome the idea of having a bridge that connects Ambergris Caye to the Yucatan, the PM said the impact on the environment would [...]

More Testing Sites Coming.

Prime Minister Briceno assured that while there are reports of having three cruise ports in Belize City, he said they have to allow the parties to follow the environmental process [...]

PM Says Schools Reopening is Necessary

Recently the Ministry of Education announced the reopening of schools – a decision that has received widespread criticism and no less than a doctor who came forth to say that [...]

Quick Police Work Leads to Detention of 4 Suspects in Home Invasion

The police department says it has successfully cracked a case involving four armed thieves who broke into a residence in West Landivar on Tuesday morning.  The aggravated assault against Melinda [...]

Charges to be Brought Following Wild Vehicular Pursuit on Sunday

Seventeen-year-old Kiron Williams and twenty-two-year-old Kenyon Cherrington are recovering from injuries they received during an exchange of gunfire with Belize City police on Sunday. The shooting occurred during a high-speed [...]

Police Establish 24 Hour Presence in Hattieville, Roaring Creek

The murder of twenty-one-year-old Malcolm Hyde in Roaring Creek over the weekend has prompted the Belize Police Department to establish a round-the-clock presence in the Hattieville area of that community.  [...]

Finally, ComPol Divulges Details on Last Week’s Drug Plane Landing

A suspected drug plane landed in northern Belize on Thursday night and the illicit cargo that is believed to have been discharged from the aircraft is nowhere to be found. [...]

Remnants of Burning Aircraft Found Near Little Belize

According to ComPol Williams, while the aircraft could not be tracked for a few hours, they were able to get a lead the following morning that the burning vestiges of [...]

Prime Minister Urges Belizeans to Adhere to COVID Protocols

Prime Minister John Briceno made an appearance on Open Your Eyes this morning. Among the many issues he addressed was why his administration decided to lift the no-movement Sundays. He [...]

If Numbers Go Down, Activities Can Go Up

Two weeks ago, we told you Cabinet approved a plan to implement new COVID-19 measures that will be enforced over the next three months. According to PM Briceno there will [...]

PM Holds Firm on Vaccination Proof at Restaurants—No Exemption for Tourists

Also by the end of the year, frontline workers will be required to be vaccinated. It is an incoming regulation, according to PM Bricneo, that will no longer give these [...]

PM on Shooting of Youths and Concrete Solutions

The issue of crime and violence continues to plague Belize. PM Briceno says his administration has a strategy to address the issue. He spoke about the plan and gave his [...]

Caye Caulker Chairlady is the New President of Pharmacists Association

It has been dormant for a while, but the Pharmacists Association of Belize is making a comeback under new leadership. On Tuesday night, a virtual meeting of the membership was [...]

Pharmacists Association of Belize Wants

Pharmacists are also frontline workers in the healthcare system and Villanueva-Pott wants to ensure that the association has a voice at the table.   Seleny Villanueva-Pott, President, Pharmacists Association of [...]

Belize and Taiwan Initiate Women’s Small Business Program

Today, Belize’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eamon Courtenay and the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize, David Kuan-Chou Chien signed a letter of intent for a project [...]

NGC Releases November Event Calendar

The National Garifuna Council has released its calendar of events for the 2021 Virtual November Celebrations. The NGC says it is working with partners and communities to ensure that this [...]

BPD Receives Two New Vehicles for Division One

A pair of spanking new pickup trucks was handed over to the Belize Police Department this morning to be used for mobile patrols in Belize City.  The vehicles were purchased [...]

Vistro Delivery Service Airborne!

Imagine just going outside your home or office to get a package dropped into your waiting arms. Well, Vistro, a delivery service out of Orange Walk, is doing just that. [...]