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Alexis Rosado Remains Co-Agent in Belize/Guatemala I.C.J. Case, Despite Allegations

Several weeks after being accused of rape and assault, former Ambassador of Belize to the European Union, Alexis Rosado, remains active on Belize’s I.C.J. Team. Rosado demitted his ambassadorial post [...]

PM Briceño on Historic Export Tariff Agreement with Mexico

Prime Minister John Briceño also spoke about the historic move by Mexico to strike out all tariffs related to agricultural exports from Belize into Mexico.  As the largest neighboring country [...]

Sembrando Vida Program to Come On-stream in a Few Months

Earlier today, Belizean Ambassador to Mexico Oscar Arnold spoke with News Five about the significance of the agreements forged between Belize and Mexico. Insofar as products that Belize produces for [...]

Sembrando Vida Intended to Stem Irregular Migration Northward

The Sembrando Vida program for which the farmers and their families are to benefit also addresses the issue of migrant flow that has been plaguing the region. For some time [...]

IMF Projects Decline in Primary Balance for 2022

The International Monetary Fund released its 2022 country report on Belize on Tuesday, May tenth. In its report, the IMF took note of Belize’s economic recovery over the last fiscal [...]

CARICOM Out of Summit of Americas, For Now

CARICOM Heads of Government have taken a joint decision not to attend the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California. CARICOM’s firm position is in protest of a [...]

San Pedro Town Council Discusses Ways of Dealing with Sargassum

The years-old seasonal invasion of the sea grass known as sargassum had made itself scarce for the last couple years, but this year, it has once again shown up along [...]

More Options to Address Sargassum Problem Discussed

In order to export sargassum as a raw material to convert into firewood, collecting the sea grass is another key aspect of its overall management. Today, Minister of the Blue [...]

Work on New Bridge in San Pedro Almost Done

The new bridge that connects the north and south sides of San Pedro Town will soon be completed.  The bridge will replace the existing Barry Bowen Bridge whose wooden planks [...]

Wilmer Escobar Sentenced to Two Life Terms in Prison

A man, who was convicted in March of the double murder of two sisters, has been condemned to two life sentences at the Belize Central Prison. This morning, Justice Antoinette [...]

Mobile Land Clinic Visits Belize Rural North

The community center in Sand Hill Village was teeming with activity, as residents from across the Belize Rural North constituency gathered at that location to participate in a land clinic.  [...]

Cordel Hyde: “Biscayne Village Chairman Jump Di Gun”

The chairperson of Biscayne Village, who was elected under a previous administration, also brought forward concerns from that community where parcels of land had been set aside for residents.  Those [...]

Reform at the Lands Department

Land reform has been on the agenda for the Briceño administration since taking office in November 2020.  Long described as a hotbed of corruption, the Lands Department has had a [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy Meets with Stakeholders about South Silk Caye Reclamation

Over the weekend, Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson met with concerned residents from Placencia and neighbouring villages about the erosion situation out at Silk Caye. He promised that [...]

A Task Force Established to Deal with South Silt Caye Degradation

A task force has been established to include stakeholders from the ministries of Blue Economy and Sustainable Development and Climate Change to look at best practices to put in place [...]

Blue Economy Ministry to Assess Erosion in Monkey River Village

Also in attendance was the chairman of Monkey River Village, Leonardo Castro.  Earlier this year, we shared with you the reality on the ground where the small village is battling [...]

Belize Rural North Gears Up for Village Council Elections

The People’s United Party has issued a press release, following the village council nomination day held on Sunday.  This is for the thirty villages that will be going into elections [...]

COVID Positivity Rate Doubles

The COVID-19 positivity rate has more than doubled in the last four days. Health experts are monitoring the number of positive results from the tests administered daily, in order to [...]

No New Measures to be Introduced with Increase in COVID Cases

And while the number of positive cases is seeing a steady increase, there are no discussions for enforcing any additional measures. According to Doctor Diaz-Musa, what the ministry is encouraging [...]

Unvaccinated Faces Greatest COVID-19 Risks

Two out of every three Belizeans eligible to be vaccinated have received at least two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The unvaccinated are at a greater risk of dying as [...]

Pfizer Vaccines Expires in May

As of May thirtieth, Pfizer vaccines will no longer be available in country. The last batch of Pfizer vaccines in Belize will expire at the end of the month.  Additionally, [...]

Prime Minister Briceño Attends Police Day in Belize City

Prime Minister John Briceño was in attendance at a police open day at the Raccoon Street Police Station in Belize City. PM Briceño also took time out to deliver lunch [...]

Mr. Program Park Officially Opened

Kareem Musa, the Area Representative for Caribbean Shores today honored now deceased Belizean Musician Gilbert “Mr. Program” Alamilla.  Mr. Program was a member of Musa’s constituency. His life was cut [...]

A Shout Out to Inspiring Teachers

Teachers play an integral role in our development from our early childhood years in preschool and primary school and then in high school, as we decide whether we will venture [...]