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Faber’s Fall From Grace and Parliamentary Leadership of U.D.P.

The public spectacle that has become Patrick Faber’s fall from grace continued on Wednesday when he abruptly ended an interview and walked off the set of a weekly talk show.  [...]

Skyrocketing Freight Costs and Higher Duties Leading to Higher Prices

The strike at the Port of Belize is now in its eighth day, and the latest indications are that the port will be seeking legal redress against the Christian Workers [...]

Customs Broker Gives Update on Ships That Have Rerouted or Turned Back

Delroy Fairweather, Vice President of the Belize Custom Brokers Association, was also a guest on the morning show. He spoke about the number of ships that have had to return [...]

Extended Strike is Boon for Southern Port, Could Cost Stevedores in Long Run

And, while ships are diverting to the Big Creek Port only on a temporary basis at this time, drawn out conflict at the P.B.L. could result in businesses moving their [...]

D.P.M. Cordel Hyde Weighs In On Port Stand-Off

Minister Hyde also chimed in on the state of affairs at the Port of Belize Limited, as well as the negative effects that it is having on the nation’s economy. [...]

Belize Delegation Attends Presidential Inauguration in Honduras

Prime Minister John Briceño and a delegation including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eamon Courtenay, and C.E.O. of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amalia Mai, are in Honduras where they [...]

Trade Up; Inflation too!

Data from the Statistical Institute of Belize shows that for December 2021, like the previous month, imports and exports were significantly higher— but so was the cost of living. News [...]

D.P.M. “Eternally Optimistic” on Salary Cut Reinstatement

Last night, you heard from the Joint Union Negotiating Team after yesterday’s meeting with the government counterpart. We learnt that several financial documents were presented and reviewed during the four [...]

Acting PM Cordel Hyde on Venezuelans

While with acting Prime Minister Cordel Hyde, he was also asked to comment on the case of the eight Venezuelans who purported to be asylum seekers in Belize. They were [...]

Libel and Defamation Law to be Replaced

Cabinet has approved the repeal of the Libel and Defamation Law and will be replacing it with simply a Defamation Law, the papers for which will be introduced at the [...]

People Who Republish Defamatory Posts Can Defend Themselves

Under the new laws, people who make Facebook posts that are republished or shared or draw other comments that can be deemed as libelous or defamatory comments can be held [...]

Cabinet Looks at Port Strike, Migrants Arriving Via P.G.I.A., and Blue Bond Unit

In this week’s Cabinet meeting, the Prime Minister and his advisors approved the Free Prior Informed Consent Protocol that will guide consultations with Maya communities. According to this week’s Cabinet [...]

Belize Has Highest Rate of New COVID Infections in Central America

According to the Pan American Health Organization, Belize is reporting the highest rate of new COVID infections in Central America. In terms of the rest of the region, many of [...]

Mobile Land Clinic Convened in Ladyville

Since 2021, Minister of Natural Resources Cordel Hyde has been bringing the lands department to the people through its mobile clinics across the country. They’ve been south in Dangriga, north [...]

99 Laptops for Primary Schools

It’s been over two weeks since classes have been reopened to hybrid learning. But, not all students have the resources to access learning material virtually. Today, five schools from across [...]

Another Donation of Laptops to be Handed over to M.O.E.

C.E.O. Valentino Shal also announced that there are another two hundred laptops that will be donated under the Basic Needs Trust Fund Ninth Program in the near future. Those will [...]