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Belize Resumes Shipment of Corn to Guatemala Under Revitalized PSA

The last shipment of corn to Guatemala was exported thirteen years ago.  Since then, the movement of wholesale grain across the western border had been dormant, despite the existence of [...]

Tour Guides Ask for Relief From High Gas Prices

The steadily rising cost of fuel has remained a bread and butter issue for many people whose livelihoods depend on that commodity. Aside from the booked tours, today only eight [...]

Tour Operator Supports Causeway; Says Controversy is Political

The Stake Bank causeway has been controversial with FECTAB tour operators airing their side last week. While we were speaking to the tour guides out protesting gas prices today, we [...]

Minister Habet Verifies 2019 ECP Includes Causeways

Cabinet has asked Chief Environmental Officer, Martin Alegria, to submit a report on the approval process for the Stake Bank causeway and Northern Drowned Caye Development. The approvals and permissions [...]

Fatal RTA in Silk Grass

This evening, there was a fatal traffic accident in the south. Reports are that a fifteen-seater passenger van ran over an elderly Hispanic man on the Southern Highway in Silk [...]

Whose Achievement is the Blue Bond and Does It Really Matter?

The Upper House met in special session today in a marathon sitting that’s reminiscent of Monday’s extended House Meeting.  Among the bundle of bills brought before the Senate for approval [...]

A Momentous Occasion for Belize, Enter Blue Bond

The approval of the Blue Bond is indeed a momentous occasion for all, since the country’s external debt will be reduced by half a billion dollars, thanks to the new [...]

NGO Senator Says We All Should Rejoice Mutually

NGO Senator Osmany Salas holds the firm position that it should not be credited to any one party and that it shows political maturity that such an initiative can commence [...]

Imports Jumped 70% in September

In economic news, during the month of September 2021, imports took a giant leap, up by over seventy percent while exports dropped, compared to the same period last year. These [...]

Food, fuel and other necessities cost more in September

Looking at the consumer price index for the month of September, SIB’s data reflects an increase in the cost of fuel, food, and LPG and personal care products, when compared [...]

MOU to Expand Economic Opportunities for Women

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this afternoon, aimed at creating economic opportunities for Belizean woman. It is a joint venture, through the Ministries of Human Development and Agriculture, the [...]

Financing for Women Pays Off

Statistics show millions of women have far less access to financing than men, but this new initiative aims to close that gap, as the technical people pledged to today. Executive [...]

Belize and Colombia Sign MOU to Combat Drug Trafficking

The Commander of the Colombian Air Force is in Belize. General Ramsés Rueda and his delegation visited Brigadier General Steven Ortega, Commander of the Belize Defence Force, at Price Barracks, [...]

Two Sentenced in Child Prostitution Case

Today two people convicted in the Dangriga Supreme Court in September were sentenced for their role in a case of child prostitution. Justice Antoinette Moore gave Jeffery Perez the maximum [...]

Cabinet Approves Booster Shots and Will Look at Fuel Prices

In this week’s briefing, Cabinet expressed concern about the rising cost of fuel and agreed to a team to look at possible mitigation measures. The Prime Minister and the Cabinet [...]

More Details on Booster Shots from MOHW

This evening, Nurse Lizette Bell, the Deputy Director of Nursing in the Ministry, gave further details about the COVID booster shots and eligibility during the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ [...]

COP26 in Glasgow – the Effects of Climate Change in Belize

This year’s United Nation’s Conference of Parties, better known as COP26, takes place in Glasgow, Scotland in the United Kingdom. Over the next two weeks, world leaders will converge to [...]

Accessing Climate Finance for Adaptation

The effects of climate change as explained by Minister Orlando Habet are real – we’ve been experiencing it. In some areas along the coast, land is washing way and entire [...]

BIFF Gears Up for 2021 Virtual Festival

It’s that time again. That’s right the 2021 Belize International Film Festival is almost here. This time around, thirty films and ten music videos will be featured in the festival [...]

COVID-19 Enhanced Food Security in Belize

Testimonials from survivors as well as the loved ones of those affected by COVID-19 as well as the importance of vaccinations have been ventilated in the our news segment COVID-19 [...]