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Government Seeks Approval for $38.25Million U.S Dollars Payment to B.I.S.L.

The Government of Belize has agreed to settle with the Belize International Services Limited for damages caused by the acquisition of the company in 2013. At the time of the [...]

P.M. Briceño Justifies Lump Sum Payment to B.I.S.L.

According to Prime Minister Briceño, the Government of Belize will make a lump-sum payment to cover the B.I.S.L. settlement. He explained that eleven million dollars will be paid in Belize [...]

Opposition Leader Barrow Says P.M. Briceño “di sing fih ih suppa”

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, accused Prime Minister Briceño of playing the piper’s tune. Following P.M. Briceño’s contributions on the BISL settlement in the house, the Leader of [...]

Tracy Panton Chides Briceño Administration for Lump Sum Payment to B.I.S.L.

Also on the opposition’s side, Tracy Panton, Area Representative for Albert, chided the Briceño administration over the lump sum payment to B.I.S.L. Panton contended that the Government of Belize has [...]

Courtenay Coye L.L.P., Attorneys for B.I.S.L.

Prime Minister John Briceño also sought to explain why Courtenay Coye L.L.P. will be paid handsomely as a result of the B.I.S.L. settlement. As attorney for the claimant, Courtenay Coye [...]

Recent Tourism Festival Dubbed a Success for San Pedro Businesses

Since the recent Belize International Music and Food Festival, a first-of-its-kind two-day event in San Pedro, the media has been asking Prime Minister John Briceño and Minister of Tourism, Anthony [...]

Tracy Panton Agrees to Keep the Peace within the U.D.P.

Tracy Panton, the Area Representative for Albert Division, has broken her silence on the U.D.P.’s deep internal divide. Today, she spoke with reporters about her position, coming out of Saturday’s [...]

Tracy Panton Wants Distracted U.D.P. to Focus on National Issues

Panton also responded to questions about her removal from the party’s Central Executive Committee in favor of Melvin Hewlett, who ran and lost in Fort George for the U.D.P. in [...]

P.M. Briceño says U.D.P. Protest Was a Fail

Panton also told reporters that she did not take part in her party’s protest on Tuesday, because she was working in her constituency. She told us that she also had [...]

$12M for Emergency Repairs Following Tropical Wave

When Cabinet met on August nineteenth, in the wake of a tropical wave that passed over the country a day or so earlier, it approved twelve million dollars to be [...]

Julius Espat Breaks Down $12M Emergency Repair Budget

Immediately following the thunderstorms, personnel from the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing were dispatched to various parts of the country to evaluate the extent of damages to roads, drains [...]

Former Auditor General Dorothy Bradley to be Reappointed

Earlier this week, senior public officers employed at the Audit Department wrote to C.E.O. Rolando Zetina expressing serious concerns about the manner in which that aspect of government is being [...]

P.S.U. President Says Audit Department Needs a Qualified Leader

On Tuesday, the president of the Public Service Union spoke candidly with reporters.  He said that the Audit Department has never been led by someone who is aptly qualified for [...]

Over One Hundred and Fifty Million Dollars in Supplementary Allocations for 2022/2023

As we told you earlier, the Government of Belize will be spending twelve million dollars on flood relief and thirty-eight million U.S dollars to settle the Belize International Services Limited [...]

P.M. on Vulcan: We Need to Hear Them Out.

P.M. Briceño was also asked for his thoughts on Vulcan Material and its proposal for mining near Gales Point Manatee. The Prime Minister was more open to hearing from the [...]

Businesswomen receive grants to support their small enterprises

Ten women who took part in a Female Entrepreneurship Program have received seed funding to begin or continue their own small businesses. On Tuesday, the Belize Trade and Investment Development [...]

Belizean Female Student Becomes Football Star in the U.S.

Women representing Belize internationally in football does not make the news every day, but we have one person to feel proud of tonight in that discipline. Jayda Brown graduated from [...]

Teens Compete in Ministry of Sports Basketball Tournament

There’s also basketball news tonight with the first-of-its-kind National Basketball Tournament held over the weekend for youths in Belize City. The Ministry of Youth and Sports hosted the two-day event [...]