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PM Briceno Holds First Press Conference Since 2020

Prime Minister John Briceño held a press conference this afternoon in Belize City, the first since he took office in November 2020.  Flanked by Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay, P.M. Briceño’s [...]

Prime Minister Briceño Explains the Shot Heard Across the Americas

The prime minister’s speech, delivered a short distance away from where U.S. President Joe Biden sat, was a no holds barred criticism of the United States’ decision to bar Cuba, [...]

“The double standard is a bit difficult to stomach.” – Eamon Courtenay

Going back to the regional issue of correspondent banking, Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay also touched on the crippling effects of the regulations in place, as well as the actual whereabouts [...]

PM to Leave Belize for Three Weeks

Prime Minister John Briceño departs on a three-week working visit that will see him attending meetings in various countries across three continents.  He leaves for Brussels on Thursday and concludes [...]

PM’s Trip will be Funded by IFI’s

According to PM Briceño, his travels, in large part, will be covered by a number of international financial institutions.   Prime Minister, John Briceño “Let me say that a large [...]

Allan Pollard Replaces Micah Goodin as Deputy Mayor

Allan Pollard has replaced Micah Goodin as Deputy Mayor of Belize City. The decision was made during a special meeting today at City Hall. Goodin had requested an extension on [...]

Mayor Wagner: Out of Micah’s Fall Cometh a Lesson

Micah Goodin’s fall from grace is a blow to his political career; however, Mayor Wagner feels it will serve as a good life lesson, one that will make him a [...]

Mayor Wagner Eyeballing Albert Division as His Next Possible Political Bid

As you heard earlier, Mayor Bernard Wagner is not interested in running for the office of mayor for a third term. In fact, he admitted today that he is looking [...]

Eamon Courtenay Speaks on Courtenay Coye LLP

Prime Minister Briceño responded to Opposition Senator Mike Peyrefitte on Monday, in respect of a request that was made under the Freedom of Information Act for his administration to disclose [...]

Courtenay Pleased with Court Ruling against Cubans Who Sued the State

On Monday, Justice Lisa Shoman rendered a decision in the case of the seven Cubans who sued the state. They alleged that their human rights were violated while they were [...]

Amnesty Program Will Be Ready for August

In December, the Government of Belize announced that it would conduct an amnesty program for foreigners who have been living in Belize and want to officially make the Jewel their [...]

Youth Policy Initiative to Increase Youth Participation in Agriculture

A little over one hundred thousand Belizeans, living in rural communities, are between the ages of fifteen to twenty-five. Of that number, it is estimated that twenty-five percent of that [...]

Fifteen Years Later, Florencio Marin Sr. Comes Out of Retirement

Florencio Marin Senior, the former People’s United Party politician, who began his career in public life over five decades ago, is once again employed with the Government of Belize. Florencio [...]

“Young People Will Have Their Time”, Florencio Marin Sr.

G.O.B.’s decision to contract Florencio Marin Senior as an advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture on a salary of thirty six thousand dollars a year has not come without its [...]

BSCFA And ASR/BSI Continues Commercial Agreement Negotiations

When we caught up with Andy Westby, the Chairman of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association, in San Roman Village, we asked him about the association’s ongoing negotiations with A.S.R./B.S.I. [...]

Climate Change C.E.O. Says There is a Process for Sale of Carbon Credits

On Tuesday night, we told you about the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management issuing a warning to companies that are purporting to sell carbon credits [...]

How Will G.O.B. Benefit from Sale of Carbon Credits?

But the informal sale of carbon credits is ongoing, with G.O.B. receiving no royalties or taxes. Since the return from COP26, a national framework is being worked on to regularize [...]

Is a Moratorium on Hardwoods Coming?

Is a moratorium on logging a foot? There is a shortage of economically viable species of hardwoods within Belize because there has been a high level of harvesting and little [...]

Will Forest Officer Daniel Chi Be Dismissed for Insubordination?

Remember Daniel Chi who was suspended, placed on administrative leave, because he was purportedly rude to Prime Minister John Briceño?  Well tonight, we have confirmed that his file is with [...]

Belize Participates in 12th Minister Conference of WTO

A delegation led by Minister of State Ramon Cervantes is in Geneva, Switzerland where it is attending the Twelfth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization. The conference comes at [...]

Minister of Sports Hands Over Lawn Mowers to Sports Council

During the COVID lockdown, sporting events were generally banned and the grass was overgrown and unkempt. But now that life has returned to a sense of normalcy and sports is [...]

Stella Maris School Hosts Open Day

As another COVID school year winds down, a News Five team headed over to Stella Maris School for an open day hosted by its faculty and staff, as well as [...]