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How Do We Find $5 Million for Marijuana Referendum

The House of Representatives met today in a marathon session that ran for several hours and there was a lot that was covered during the sitting.  Among them was the [...]

Should Belizeans Blame the Churches for the $5 Million It Will Cost to Hold a Marijuana Referendum

Now that the government has to find five million dollars that it didn’t budget for in its recent national budget, we ask, could this have been avoided had there been [...]

Is the Referendum Necessary at This Time?

  Prime Minister John Briceño “Honestly I was one of them that saying maybe we should have the referendum and get it over with earlier, but when they told me [...]

Will Belize Suffer More Losses in International Banking Relations if We Legalize the Marijuana Trade?

So, what will become of Belize’s international banking relations if we happen to get a yes vote on referendum day? We’ve already suffered greatly in terms of correspondent banking relations [...]

PM Explains That Fuel Prices in Belize As Prices Dip is a “Balancing Act”

This afternoon in Belmopan, we also took the opportunity to put to the prime minister the perspective of some Belizeans who have expressed their view that government’s decision to not [...]

Opposition Questions Briceño Administration on Pending Waterloo ECP Approval

The Government of Belize says it is prepared to support Port of Belize’s cruise terminal and cargo expansion initiative, also known as the Waterloo project, if they are able to [...]

Will Waterloo’s Principal Back Churches and Opposition in Cannabis Referendum?

Prime Minister Briceño was asked if the Government of Belize is concerned that the principal of the Waterloo project will back the churches and the opposition in the cannabis referendum [...]

Patrick Faber is Back in the House of Representatives

Former Leader of the Opposition Patrick Faber returned to the House of Representatives today after being absent for several months amid a personal scandal that also sidelined him as leader [...]

Faber Returns to School for His Ph.D.

On a more personal note, we found out from Faber how he has been doing in the wake of the scandal that brought about his ouster earlier this year.   [...]

Strengthening the Women and Families Support Department

There’s a call for persons interested in employment with the Ministry of Human Development where social workers are presently needed. Cabinet has approved the strengthening of the Women and Families [...]

Belize City Bridges in Bad Condition; BelCan Needs to be Replaced Soon

As you may know, works have already begun to construct a new bridge to replace the Haulover Bridge, which connects Belize City to the northern part of the country. And [...]

PM Briceño Presents Details of CABEI Loan for Rehabilitation of Philip Goldson Highway

During the day’s proceedings in the house, Prime Minister John Briceño made presentations on loan motions that Belize is getting to invest in infrastructural projects. One of the loans is from [...]

PM Briceño Breaks Down U.S. $75 million from Taiwan

There’s another loan that Belize is seeking, this time, from the Government of Taiwan for seventy-five million U.S. dollars. The loan will be provided by the Export-Import Bank of Taiwan. [...]

People’s Constitutional Commission Bill Introduced in HOR

In keeping with its Plan Belize manifesto, the Briceño administration is moving full steam ahead towards constitutional reform. To this end, Henry Charles Usher, the Minister of Constitutional Reform, introduced [...]

House of Representatives Reinstates Public Officers’ Ten Percent Salary

The House of Representatives passed an act to reinstate the ten percent salary that was withheld from public officers back in 2021, making the salary restoration official. Prime Minister John [...]

Belize Pummels El Salvador in Central American Volleyball Championship

On Thursday night, Team Belize returned to the court to face off against the team from El Salvador in the nineteenth U-21 Central American Volleyball Championship being held at the [...]

Team Belize on the Path to Winning Gold in Volleyball Championship

Volleyball in Belize has been quite successful in medaling at regional and international competitions. The performance by Team Belize so far in the U-21 Central American Volleyball Championship is promising; [...]

Men’s Volleyball Team Needs Facility to Train

Is the men’s volleyball national team without a space for training? For some time now, the team has been using the B.E.S. Gym for training as there is no sporting [...]

Billboard #1 Singer/Song Writer Dustin Collins returns to Belize

He made Billboard’s Top Twenty-five Album Charts with his country album debut “It’s Been A While”. His single “Cold Dead Hands” also made it to number one on the Billboard’s [...]

Summer Camps for the Kids at Y.W.C.A.

During the down time of summer, kids look for a way to make memorable moments with their family and friends. Summer camps are a way to do that. All over [...]