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P.M. Updates Nation On Travels

Prime Minister John Briceño continues his working visit to far-flung countries across the globe and is currently in Lisbon, Portugal, for the United Nations Oceans Conference. Prior to his trip [...]

P.M. Briceno Secures Funding for Belize During Travels

P.M. Briceño will also be hosting the Prince of Monaco, Prince Albert the Second, on Wednesday. According to P.M. Briceño, an estimated fifty million dollars in potential funding will come [...]

Prime Minister Briceno Meets with Ukrainian President

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, tweeted that he had a first productive meeting with Prime Minister John Briceño. In his tweet the Ukrainian president said, the first but productive [...]

PM Briceño Addresses United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon

On Tuesday in Lisbon, Prime Minister John Briceño addressed an assembly of world leaders during the Second Plenary Session of the United Nations Ocean Conference.  Co-hosted by the governments of [...]

Belize Touts Debt-restructuring for Marine Conservation

Homing in on Belize’s efforts, P.M. Briceño spoke about the country’s debt-restructuring for marine conservation initiative which is touted as the largest undertaking of its kind in the world.   [...]

Murder in Gungulung: A Marijuana Merchant is Shot & Killed

A weed seller who migrated from Supal Street to Gungulung was executed on Monday night by someone familiar to him. It is believed that the murder of Darrel Alvarez was [...]

Life in Prison and Lengthy Sentences for Ramon Cervantes’ Killers

Life in prison for twenty-seven-year-old Noe Gonzalez after pleading guilty to the murder of Ramon Cervantes Senior in July 2014. The seventy-one-year-old was killed and disposed of in a shallow [...]

Cayo Men Charged for Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

A trio of men, including Oscar Caretella, Dennis Matus and Rene Zetina, has been arrested and charged for the offense of kept firearm without a gun license and kept ammunition [...]

Criminal Justice Professor from U.S. Doing Research in Belize on Recidivism

How much does relapsing into crime occur in Belize? And how much of it has to do with the treatment from people in the justice system, law enforcement and rehabilitation? [...]

Acting Chief Justice Michelle Arana Did Not Apply for CJ Position, P.M. Confirms

We’ll now take you back to the prime minister’s virtual press conference from Portugal where he also responded to questions on the selection of a new Chief Justice of Belize. [...]

P.M. Comments on Shyne’s B.E.T Performance

Reporters also got a chance to ask the prime minister if he was able to catch the Leader of the Opposition’s performance at the B.E.T Awards that Belizeans all over [...]

“They are getting away because of a technical issue”, PM Briceño

Prime Minister Briceño also gave a response to the ruling made by Justice Lisa Shoman in the case brought against the Commission of Inquiry into the fire sale of government [...]

Three Weeks without Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet has not met for the past three weeks, and it is not expected that they will meet until Prime Minister Briceño returns to the country. So, did the P.M. [...]

GOB Reinstates Ten Percent Salary Reinstated, No Performance Bonus

As we have been reporting, public officers are getting their ten percent salary reduction reinstated as of July first. This comes as good news to government workers across the country [...]

Exploring the Expansion of Health Services between Mexico and Belize

On Monday, we told you about Mexican tourism officials visiting Belize to meet with government ministers and their Belizean counterparts from the tourism and transport industries. Today, the Embassy of [...]

Looking at Possibility of Establishing Mexican Private Hospital in Belize

There are a number of Belizeans who travel for services at medical facilities in neighbouring Mexico. Some would journey as far as Merida, Cancun and even Mexico City. The goal [...]

Will Medical Bills be Cheaper for Consultations in Belize?

Medical tourism aside, one of the primary reasons Belizeans travel to Mexico is for the cheaper prices for medical services and medication. With these private hospitals having an interest in [...]

Ya’axché Holds Bioblitz To Identify Different Types of Animals and Trees

The Ya’axché Conservation Trust held its annual Bioblitz over the weekend in southern Belize with special focus on bees, birds, mammals, macro-inverts, and trees. The non-profit organization chose the theme: Empowering [...]

Over Two Hundred Types of Birds and Animals Identified Within Twenty- Four Hours

Ya’axche informed that the youths recorded over a thousand observations and identified two hundred and twenty types of animals, trees and fresh water macro invertebrates. A new species of bee, [...]