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GOB Seeks to Recover Losses on Fuel by Maintaining High Prices Temporarily

The global oil price is now reportedly below one hundred U.S. dollars per barrel, after falling by seven dollars U.S. today amid decreasing demand. In speaking with reporters today, Prime [...]

The Possible Return of PetroCaribe as CARICOM Seeks Venezuela’s Support

The Briceño administration, through its CARICOM counterparts, is once again looking to Venezuela for oil relief. A decision was taken at the forty-third Regular Session of the Heads of Government [...]

The Briceño Administration Committed to Realizing Plan Belize’s $5 Minimum Wage

A five-dollar minimum wage increase will likely come to pass before the end of 2022. As we have reported, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry supports a gradual increase [...]

PM Briceño to Financially Distressed Belizeans: “We are doing everything possible”

Belizeans are paying more for basic food items at the store. According to the Statistical Institute of Belize’s Consumer Price Index report in May 2022, the overall cost of goods [...]

Belize’s GDP Soars With SIB’s Updated Methodology

Prime Minister Briceño also spoke about the Statistical Institute of Belize’s recently updated methodology to estimate the country’s G.D.P. As a result of a newly applied system, Belize’s G.D.P. for [...]

Public and Private Doctors Hold Different Views on Mask Mandate

There’s a new Omicron sub-variant now spreading in Belize and it is characteristically more vaccine-resistant than previous sub-lineages. And while the number of new infections is expected to rise in [...]

Dr Musa: Even With Vaccine-resistant Variant Spreading, People Should Be Vaccinated

While the new vaccine-resistant Omicron variant is spreading in this region, medical professionals still advise people to go and get vaccinated. Today, the Director of Public Health and Wellness, Doctor [...]

Legal Advice Guided Decision to Appoint Collet Montejo Re-Districting Field Supervisor, says P.M.

P.M. Briceño also responded to U.D.P Chairman Michael Peyrefitte’s letter to Governor General Froyla Tzalam calling for Senator Collet Montejo to vacate his seat in the upper house. As we [...]

Briceño Administration’s Challenge to Fill Auditor General Vacancy

The Government of Belize has been facing difficulties filling the Auditor General’s post, following the retirement of former Auditor General Dorothy Bradley in 2021. According to Prime Minister Briceño, G.O.B. [...]

Geovanni Brackett, the ‘Saving Grace’ of the Government Press Office

Prime Minister Briceño was also asked about his administration’s decision to hire activist and part-time journalist Geovanni Brackett as an information consultant in the Press Office. In his response, the [...]

Belize at 41 National Celebrations Theme is Unveiled

Today, at the House of Culture in Belize City, the National Celebrations Commission unveiled the theme selected for this year’s celebrations. One of the themes submitted by Belmopan resident and [...]

Belize at 41 National Celebrations Theme is Unveiled

Co-Chair of the National Celebrations Commission and Minister of Culture, Francis Fonseca was asked about the symbolism of changing themes every year and whether it encourages patriotism.   Francis Fonseca, [...]

P.U.P. Free Education Manifesto Promise Rolls Out on Southside

The P.U.P. campaigned on a platform that included free education for high school students on the south side of Belize City. Now the first phase of that pilot program is [...]

Heredia Family Disappointed with Outcome of Ian Blair’s Murder Case

Wendell Thurton Junior was released from custody on Tuesday, following a decision of the Supreme Court, after pleading guilty to abetment to murder and abetment to attempted murder. This is [...]

Belize Defeats Nicaragua in U-21 Female Volleyball Tourney

Belize’s under-twenty-one female volleyball selection emerged victorious on Tuesday night following a match with Team Nicaragua.  With the first win under their belt, our girls are prepared to face more [...]

STARS Football Camp Returns with Huge Turnout

Today, the media was called out to the M.C.C. Grounds in Belize City where close to a hundred young children, ages four to sixteen, were engaged in the STARS Football [...]

Fourth Meeting of the National Trade Negotiation Commission

The National Trade Negotiation Commission held its fourth session on Tuesday.  The meeting was co-chaired by Chief Executive Officer Amalia Mai of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.  [...]

Let’s Catch Up Summer Program Helping Students to Gain Ground on Lost Time Due To COVID

Earlier we heard Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca speak about the rollout of government’s free education for the southside program. The minister explained that the program will include more and [...]

Meet the 12 Who Made the Cut for KTV the Remix, Season 4

And so it begins. On Tuesday night at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts, the country was introduced to the twelve participants who made the cut for KTV the [...]