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U.D.P. Protests Gas Prices and Cost of Living

The United Democratic Party took to the streets of Belize City today in protest. After failing to acquire the necessary permits from the Belize Police Department to demonstrate, the U.D.P. [...]

Elected U.D.P. Members, Tracy Panton and Patrick Faber Absent from U.D.P. Protest

Former Party Leader Patrick Faber and Area Representative for Albert Division Tracy Panton did not attend the demonstration. Both elected members of the U.D.P. have been at odds with the [...]

John Saldivar Hopes to Reclaim Belmopan for U.D.P.

While Barrow’s focus was on exorbitant gas prices and the cost of living, John Saldivar has his eyes set on Belmopan. The U.D.P.’s National Party Council has set a deadline [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Says Illegal B.I.S.L Acquisition Profits Belizeans

On Monday, we told you about the discounted settlement that the Government of Belize has signed on to for financial damages payable to the Belize International Services Limited. As we [...]

Vulcan to Meet with Government over Proposed Mining Project

An international mining company, Vulcan Materials, is in the process of acquiring several hundred acres of land off the Coastal Road, near Gales Point Manatee, in an area called White [...]

C.E.O.: Vulcan Has Requested Meeting; Hasn’t Presented Any Proposals

But while there is a meeting set for Vulcan Materials Company and personnel from the Ministry of Sustainable Development this week, C.E.O. in that ministry, Kenrick Williams told News Five [...]

Tapping into Met Service Data to Inform Policy Development

The National Meteorological and Hydrological Services has been collecting data since the 1960’s. This data, which is readily available, can be used to track the changes and variability in the [...]

Using Data to Meet N.D.C.s

Today’s discussion included two different levels of stakeholders – partner institutions like the U.N. system and international financial institutions and other development organizations interested in supporting climate change adaptation and [...]

A Weather App to Keep Residents Up to Date on their Devices

The information and data collected by the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services is readily available on the websites. Already there is an automatic weather station, building the capacity of the [...]

Are Senior Staffers at Audit Department Being Deliberately Overlooked?

On Monday morning, a letter signed by senior members of the Audit Department was tendered to Chief Executive Officer Rolando Zetina of the Ministry of the Public Service. The letter [...]

P.S.U. Says There’s Foot-dragging in Address Audit Department’s Issues

According to President Flowers, while the Briceño administration has started discussions with the Audit Department, the Ministry of Public Service is not moving fast enough to address the issues being [...]

Columbian Charged with Rape of Guatemalan Woman

A Columbian national working in Belize as a Computer Technician was charged with rape and remanded to the Belize Central Prison today after he was denied bail. Forty-six-year-old Luis Alejandro Rios [...]

Two Men Remanded on Charge of Robbery

Tonight, two fishermen of Belize City are spending their first night on remand after they were charged in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for the robbery of a maintenance worker. Thirty-year-old [...]

San Jose Signs FPIC Protocol for Resilient Rural Belize Program

An FPIC Protocol, the source of contention that has divided the Maya community in the wake of a consent order from the Caribbean Court of Justice, has been signed by [...]

Belize Delegation Ready to Defend National Position at COP27

Belize made waves at the United Nation’s Conference of the Parties last November in Glasgow, Scotland, getting noticed for its exemplary conservation and forest management efforts. The 2022 United Nations [...]

Stake Bank Causeway Still Under Review

Doctor Kenrick Williams also gave a brief comment on the Stake Bank Cruise Port project where an Environmental Compliance Plan was approved and allowed for the investor to construct a [...]