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Senator Courtenay Offers Clarity on COVID19 World Bank Loan

In response to the objections, as well as the concern raised, Senator Courtenay noted that the monies spent were utilized at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when medical equipment, [...]

People’s Constitutional Commission Being Formed

The People’s Constitutional Commission is taking shape. The commission is being established to take a comprehensive look at the Constitution of Belize, as well openness and transparency in governance. The [...]

PSU and NTUCB to Name Constitutional Commission Representatives

The Public Service Union and the National Trade Union Congress of Belize are among those that have been invited to name representatives to sit on the People’s Constitutional Commission. Dean [...]

Cruise Ships Give Media Tours as Part of Activities for Seafarers’ Day

On Saturday mariners, the world over, and their employers and families celebrated Day of the Seafarers. It’s set aside to recognize the invaluable contribution that seafarers make to global trade [...]

IMMARBE Holds Ships Accountable by International Regulations

While we celebrate the shipping world and all those who contribute to this important industry, there is also the other side of that equation – holding ships accountable when they [...]

Coast Guard Commandant: “Wet Drops” Have Been Eliminated, Almost

Earlier we heard Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams speak of the burnt remains of a suspected drug plane in the remote area of Sunday Wood in Toledo. While the police [...]

Coast Guard Moving In On Illegal Fishing Camps

While we spoke with the Coast Guard Commandant, we asked him about the Coast Guard’s success in removing illegal fishing camps that are set up on islets along the coast. [...]

“What’s Orson Elrington’s Success Rates in the Courts?” – Chester Williams

The back and forth between Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and attorney Orson Elrington continues over disciplinary measures to be taken against Police Constable Alicia Trapp who is accused of [...]

Economic Growth by 5.3% in First Quarter of 2022

The Statistical Institute of Belize today held a press conference at the Radisson where it announced that in the first quarter of the year, the country’s economy improved by five [...]

Belize Replaces Its Base Model of Economy to 2014

Today, the Statistical Institute of Belize announced that the structure being used to measure the gross domestic product for the country did not provide a true representation of the reality [...]

2022 Fisher of the Year: Vonetta Dawson

The 2022 Fisher of the Year hails from Dangriga. She is Vonetta Dawson. As a child growing up on Tobacco Caye, Dawson made it a point to watch her father [...]

The National Bank of Belize Interdistrict Championship

Today at the National Bank of Belize Office in Belmopan, an agreement was signed with the Football Federation of Belize for the rebranding of the National Amateur Inter-district Competition of [...]

Government Ministers Experience Deer Dance Celebration in Toledo

Ministers Dolores Balderamos Garcia and Oscar Requeña were in Jalacte Village, Toledo last week to celebrate a unique Mayan sacred dance known as The Deer Dance. The dance depicts a [...]

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 [...]