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Cannabis Referendum will Cost GOB Upwards of $2 Million Dollars

Cabinet met for the first time on Tuesday since Prime Minister John Briceño returned from an extended trip overseas where he attended high-level meetings in more than a few countries, [...]

Compulsory Age for Education is Now Sixteen Years

Today’s cabinet brief also focused on education and what government is doing to increase the age of compulsory education from fourteen to sixteen, taking into consideration that while the change [...]

The Belize National Curriculum Framework 2022 is Ready

Also discussed in cabinet was the Belize National Curriculum Framework 2022, developed by the Ministry of Education. After months of consultation and focused effort by education stakeholders, the ministry plans [...]

Capacity Building Programs for Teachers for Curriculum Reform

Are teachers ready for the changes coming to the curriculum?  Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Education, Dian Maheia says that beginning this summer, there will be capacity building [...]

Laddie Memorial Park is Inaugurated in Placencia

The Laddie Memorial Park was inaugurated today on a plot of beachfront property in Placencia Village where Laddie Gillett was shot and killed one year ago. Laddie’s relatives and friends [...]

Jasmine Hartin Pleads Not Guilty in Indictment Hearing

Today, Jasmine Hartin walked up the stairs of the Supreme Court for an indictment hearing before Justice Ricardo Sandcroft. The hearing was in reference to the manslaughter by negligence charge [...]

Benque Resident Busted with Twelve Grams of Cocaine

Twenty-two-year-old Frederick Rodriguez, a resident of Riverside Street, Benque Viejo Town has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply. That’s after he was [...]

A Firearm is Recovered Near Mopan River in Benque

Also in the vicinity of the Mopan River on Riverside Street, Benque Viejo police discovered a nine millimeter pistol containing a magazine with fifteen live Luger brand nine millimeter rounds [...]

A Digi WiFi Expansion Project for Schools in Belize

Today, at the Edward P. Yorke High School a multimillion-dollar agreement was signed between the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology and Digi for the expansion of wifi to [...]

C.E.O. in Ministry of Education Gives Update on Teacher that Went Live on Facebook against St Luke’s Primary

A couple months ago, a teacher from St. Luke Primary School took to Facebook to share the frustration and humiliation that she was enduring at the school, allegedly at the [...]

Labor Department Employment Recruit Drive, 200 Job Seekers Being Sought

The Labor Department is hosting an employment recruitment drive at the ITVET Compound in Belize City from July eighteenth to the twentieth. The department is looking for two hundred job [...]

Unveiling a National Investment Policy & Strategy

This morning at the Biltmore Hotel, government officials and their counterparts from the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, the Economic Development Council, the Ministry of Finance and Economic [...]

A National Energy Use Survey to Create an Energy Plan for Belize

The Energy Unit within the Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, Logistics, & E-Governance is embarking on an initiative to improve policies that can support the economy, as well as the environment. To do [...]

Cabinet Secretary: Goevannie Brackett Is Highly Qualified

He was awarded a contract as an information consultant for the Briceño Administration, working out of the Government Press Office – a post that has been questioned as to the [...]

Cab Sec: Geovannie Brackett Earns More Than Some Public Officers But Won’t Get Any Gratuity

Leslie made reference to other activists who went on to work with previous governments, such as Nuri Muhammed and Ambassador James Murphy. Leslie shared his view that we need to [...]

Garifuna Musician Emilio Thomas Prepares for Garifuna Collective European Tour

Belizean Musician, thirty-two-year-old Emilio Thomas, has been performing across the world for the better part of the last decade with the Garifuna Collective. During this time, he has been able [...]