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Queen Elizabeth the Second, Dead at 96

Tonight, flags are being flown at half-mast in Britain and all countries that make up the Commonwealth of Nations, including Belize, as arrangements are being made to lay the Queen [...]

Flags to Be Flown at Half Mast; Church Bells Will Toll

On the occasion of the Queen’s death, there are certain protocols that will be followed in respect of the fallen sovereign who was the Queen of Belize. Late this evening, [...]

Minister of Human Development Remembers Queen Elizabeth II

This afternoon, Minister of Human Development Dolores Balderamos-Garcia shared her recollections of the Queen of England and her legacy as head of the Commonwealth.  She began by extending condolences to [...]

Belizean Memories of Royal Visits by Queen Elizabeth II

While a series of royal visits have been made to the Jewel; the most recent call on Belize was in March of this year when the Duke and Duchess of [...]

London Bridge is Down

Queen Elizabeth the Second’s death comes two days after Britain ushered in Liz Truss as its new Prime Minister. It also comes two days before Belize observes the two hundredth [...]

A Dead-end for Vulcan Mining Operation in Gales Point Manatee

On Tuesday, Prime Minister John Briceño chaired a Cabinet meeting in Belmopan during which several issues were discussed, including government’s position on mining activity in the vicinity of Gales Point [...]

No Mining Activities in Belize Rural Central, Sayonara Vulcan

Belize Rural Central Area Representative Dolores Balderamos-Garcia also attended Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting where it was decided that permission for mining activities within her constituency would not be granted.  The firm [...]

B.S.C.F.A. and A.S.R./B.S.I. Continues to be At Odds in Commercial Agreement Negotiation

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association and A.S.R./B.S.I. have reached yet another impasse in its negations towards a new Commercial Agreement. Viewers will recall the standoff that sugarcane farmers organized [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Proposes a Change in Payment Formula; A.S.R./B.S.I. Objects

One of the sticking points in the ongoing negotiation process has to do with the formula being used to calculate the prices farmers receive for the sugar cane they deliver [...]

Sugar Cane Farmers and P.U.P. Northern Caucus Meet to Discuss A.S.R./B.S.I. Impasse

On Wednesday, the People’s United Party’s Northern Caucus met with the B.S.C.F.A. in Orange Walk to hear presentations from the executive of the association. Prime Minister John Briceño and Minister [...]

Positive COVID-19 Cases in Belize Fall Significantly

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has decided that it will only be reporting newly detected positive COVID-19 cases twice a week to the general public. That decision comes after [...]

Isolation Period for COVID-19 Patients Reduced to Seven Days

And with the decrease in cases comes a decrease in the time a COVID-19 patient is required to be in isolation. Belize’s COVID-19 isolation period now stands at seven days, [...]

No Confirmed Monkey Pox Case in Belize

Doctor Musa also gave an update on the Ministry of Health’s ongoing monkey pox surveillance. Since the ministry began its efforts to detect the virus, seventeen samples have been tested. [...]

National Women’s Commission is Now a Statutory Body

The National Women’s Commission is now a statutory body, following Cabinet’s approval to empower the working group to legally address gender issues and to coordinate all national efforts relating to [...]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

September tenth is recognised worldwide as Suicide Prevention Day and starting today, Belizeans have been wearing the colour yellow to bring awareness to the issue. Now here at this station, [...]

The President of Rwanda Postpones Visit to Belize

The Government of Rwanda has advised the Government of Belize that the planned visit of its President Paul Kagame has been postponed. President Kagame’s visit to Belize was scheduled for [...]

MoEST & US Embassy Sign Agreement to Make GLOBE Program Available to Students

Today, the U.S. Embassy and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology signed an agreement to introduce the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment, known as the GLOBE [...]

Teachers and Students Find the Program Useful

Teacher at the Belize High School, Jamie Lee Usher and two of her students, Erin Grace Sosa and Zayid Assaad feel very positive that the level of science they will [...]

Newly Upgraded Library for St. John Vianney Primary School

On the occasion of International Literacy Day, Saint John Vianney R.C. Primary School is re-opening its library’s door with additional features, including more reading materials for students at all levels.  [...]