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Belize Submits Counter-Memorial to The Hauge

Belize submitted its counter-memorial to the Registrar of the International Court of Justice in the Hague today. The Government of Belize stated via press release earlier that the counter-memorial makes [...]

PM Briceño Makes Appeal to Guatemalan Government on Border Matters

PM Briceño went on to make an appeal to the government of Guatemala for its adherence to the confidence building measures established between Belize and Guatemala in 2005. PM Briceño [...]

Opposition Leader Questions Northern Medical Specialist Plaza NHI Contract

At the opening of today’s Sitting of the House of Representatives, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow asked the Minister of Health and Wellness to give details of the National Health Insurance [...]

Opposition Leader Does Not Believe Health Minister on NHI Agreement

Now, the Opposition has a member of the National Health Insurance Board in former Minister of State in the Ministry of Health Angel Campos. And, according to Minister Bernard, Campos [...]

Cabinet Declines Price Increase on 16 oz. Bread

The Briceño administration has decided that it will not increase the controlled price of a loaf of sixteen ounce bread. Bakers have been lobbying for an increase in prices due [...]

Direct Subsidy Program for Bakers

And while there will be no increase in the controlled price of a sixteen ounce loaf of bread, bakers will be experiencing some relief. Minister Mai announced the establishment of [...]

Belize Participates in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons

On Thursday night at the Governor General’s Field in Belmopan, Rotary International hosted the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting ceremony. The five-hour event which began around six p.m. concluded around [...]

B.T.L. Acquires Alternative Networks Ltd.; Look Out for Bundled Services in One

The country’s largest telecommunications company, B.T.L. has announced its acquisition of Alternative Networks Limited (A.N.L.), which will form part of the B.T.L. Group and propel the company into becoming the [...]

Opposition Leader Shyne on Julian Cho Graduation Ceremony

The Leader of the Opposition also gave his take on the decision taken, purportedly by the Julian Cho High School Board, to prevent him from being the guest speaker at [...]

Amnesty 2022 Legislation Goes to National Assembly

The Belize Nationality (Amendment) Bill sets the legal framework necessary to implement Amnesty 2022. The program will see anywhere between forty to sixty thousand irregular migrants receiving regularized status. The [...]

Senior Court Bill 2022 Brings Changes to Judiciary

Changes are coming to the judiciary. The Senior Court Bill 2022 is an amalgamation of the Courts of Appeal Act and the Supreme Court of Judicature Act. The bill seeks [...]

PSU President Disheartened by PM’s Intervention

On Thursday, P.S.U. President, Dean Flowers, lambasted the government for decisions it has made which he contends do not have the support of his union. Well Flowers wasn’t quite finished. [...]

2 New Cooperatives Are Registered in Corozal

Today, two groups of farmers from villages in Corozal District were officially registered as cooperatives. About forty farmers from both groups provide agricultural produce to markets across the country to [...]

A U.S $6.2 Million Loan Motion for COVID-19 Response

During today’s House Meeting, Prime Minister John Briceño presented a U.S. six point two million-dollar loan motion. It’s credit that the government seeks from the International Bank for Reconstruction and [...]

LOO Criticizes GOB’s Loan from the Bank

But while the Prime Minister and his government feels the loan is a good thing for Belize, Leader of the Opposition, Shyne Barrow said it was just one of several [...]

Sharon Matola Wildlife Sanctuary.

Over two thousand acres of land in Democracia Village is being named the Sharon Matola Wildlife Sanctuary in honor of the late Sharon Matola. Her work as a biologist, environmentalist [...]

The Importance of the Sharon Matola Wildlife Sanctuary

And this afternoon at the Belize Zoo, friends and colleagues of the late Sharon Matola gathered to celebrate her legacy in wildlife conservation.  Her successor, Celso Poot, is the director [...]

Celebrating Cancer Survivors

The term cancer once referred to a sickness that you rarely heard about. Now, it’s hard not to know someone who has battled the disease or who has lost a [...]