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Back to Chetumal! New Year’s Gift to Belize as Borders Reopen January 1st

On Tuesday, Cabinet approved the reopening of land borders, effective January first, 2022.  The announcement was made by way of a Cabinet brief issued this afternoon. The brief noted that [...]

Belize Named in the Top Travel Trends of 2021

There is good news tonight for the tourism industry and by extension the economy as a report from Forward Keys is indicating that Belize is among the top destinations in [...]

Waterloo to Appeal NEAC Decision on EIA

Today, the Department of the Environment informed the Board of Directors of Waterloo Investments Holdings that the National Environmental Appraisal Committee will not be granting environmental clearance for their proposed [...]

President Biden Names Michelle Kwan New Ambassador to Belize

Today, the Biden Administration announced its intent to nominate three new ambassadors, and among them is Michelle Kwan, for Belize.  Kwan is a two-time Olympic medalist and the most decorated [...]

Commissioner to Submit Evidence against ACP Marco

As we reported on Tuesday, Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal has been placed on a sixty-day suspension after the Security Services Commission approved a course of actions.  Vidal’s suspension [...]

Should ComPol Chester Williams be Subject to Inquiry?

But was the outlaw culture within the police department, which was allowed to thrive, a reflection of Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams and should he too be subject to an [...]

Police and Drug Plane Landings, the Year in Review

2021 has been a record year for drug plane landings in Belize.  The past twelve months have also seen a number of foiled operations where narco-traffickers are either busted or [...]

Commissioner Visits Krooman Lagoon Residents

The Krooman Lagoon – it is the location where over two hundred families have been squatting for the years and just last week, where an internal brawl among group members [...]

Former NFL Star Ed Reed Visits Prison & Leadership Intervention Unit

The Government of Belize has embarked on a plan to work with young men, primarily those caught up in the criminal justice system, through its leadership intervention program. It is [...]

Paying At-Risk Young Men through Leadership Intervention Program

Today, we found the men cleaning up on Croton Lane. They are doing different communities every week and Minister Musa says that there is already collaboration with City Hall. Now [...]

Data on Migrants in Belize Dating Back to 2010 Finally Analyzed

This morning, the Statistical Institute of Belize and the International Organization for Migration held a press conference to present the findings of a Migration Study using data from 2010.  Although [...]

2010 Data Will Shed Light on Migration Patterns

As noted, this data from the migration study will serve as a baseline for the information that will come out of the 2022 Housing and Population Census.  C.E.O. in the [...]

Migrants Encourages to Participate in 2022 Census

The Ministry of Immigration is encouraging migrants across Belize to participate in the 2022 Population and Housing Census.  The data collected is used to better guide policies and services created [...]

San Pedro Opens Domestic Violence Centre

Today in San Pedro Town, the Hope Haven Domestic Violence outreach centre was officially opened in the San Mateo area on Ambergris Caye. The centre will be offering services to [...]

Back to School is a Return to Hybrid Learning

When the academic year resumes in January, students across the country will be returning to hybrid learning, a system that is currently in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Earlier today, [...]

Confirmed: Teachers and Staff to Get $100 Christmas Bonus From G.O.B.

Viewers may recall in our Tuesday broadcast that Minister Orlando Habet spoke to the one-hundred-dollar bonus for public officers.  He also emphasized that neither ministers nor C.E.O.’s will be eligible. [...]

Bowen & Bowen Continues Jingle Box Tradition

It’s been a decade-long tradition of the Bowen and Bowen Group to assist families with a complete Christmas meal through its Jingle Box program. With another COVID Christmas, many families [...]

ComPol Advises Be Responsible About COVID

As far as the COVID restrictions are concerned, the Commissioner of Police also had some sobering advice for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic, he said, is one that every Belizean should [...]

ComPol Has Safety Advice during the Holidays

While the Christmas season is usually joyous, it can result in misfortune for people who become vulnerable to thieves.  Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says there will be more patrols [...]

Strict Protocols for Holiday Gatherings

Some people will be permitted to hold their social holiday events, as the Commissioner indicated, but the hosts will have to have strict protocols in place.   Chester Williams, Commissioner [...]

“Apple for Kids” Belize Camping Experience Fundraiser

Belize Camping Experiences is once again carrying out its largest fundraiser for the year.  The Apple for Kids end of the year project garners the funds BCE needs to engage [...]

Esquivel Overpass Transformed by Christmas Lights

The Manuel Esquivel overpass has suddenly become an unexpected highlight of Christmas decorations in Belize City.  Located near the Flag Roundabout, the overpass now boasts an illumination display erected by [...]