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Hurricane Watch for Entire Coast of Belize

As early as one o’clock this afternoon, exactly two hours after a live joint press conference from the National Emergency Management Organization and the National Meteorological Service, a hurricane watch [...]

Potential Impacts of Impending Storm

Rainfall is expected to begin on Wednesday evening and continues into Thursday. With certain areas already saturated from the recent flooding, coastal flooding is inevitable. While the exact location where [...]

NEMO Fully Activated Countrywide

NEMO’s National Disaster Coordinator Shelton Defour says that they had been monitoring the system from last Wednesday and since the weekend; the island town of San Pedro and Caye Caulker [...]

Belize City Prepares for TS Lisa; CEMO is Ready

In Belize City, a disaster preparedness plan has also been put in place by the City Emergency Management Organization to ensure the safety of residents during the passage of Tropical [...]

Evacuation Routes for Belize City are Identified

Various routes have been identified for residents of the city, as well as persons seeking refuge from the islands, to find shelter elsewhere. While there are essentially two entrances to [...]

Damages to Structures, Trees; Water & Electrical Disruption

All indications are that Tropical Storm Lisa will intensify to become a category one hurricane by landfall. Modules just before news time are suggesting a possible landfall north of Gales [...]

Belize Bureau of Standards Warns of Price Gouging

Often times, during natural disasters like these, we have recorded cases of price gouging. This common, unscrupulous business practice occurs during or after a natural disaster or national emergency. Earlier [...]

Classes Cancelled Until Further Notice

It was a normal school day across the country today; however, classes for all schools will be suspended starting Tuesday, November first until further notice. That was an announcement made [...]

Police Department Prepares For Impact of TS Lisa

We also spoke with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams about the department’s preparations ahead of TS Lisa making landfall. Here is what he told us earlier today at an event [...]

Belize Rural South Area Representative Says San Pedro and Caye Caulker Residents Know How to Prepare for Hurricanes

The threat of Hurricane Lisa on Belize puts the coastal communities of San Pedro and Caulker in the projected path that the hurricane is supposed to cross. The islands remain [...]

Fourteen of Seventeen Teachers of Holy Cross Primary Walk Out

Today the vast majority of teachers at Holy Cross Anglican Primary School in San Pedro walked out of their classrooms on grounds that the school’s management has owed them two [...]

Opposition Hands Over Much Needed Supplies to K.H.M.H. Worker Union

Earlier today, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow donated tens of thousands of dollars in medical supplies to the K.H.M.H. Workers Union.  The items which include bandages, surgical masks, gauze, preparation kits [...]

Prime Minister’s Office Appoints New Film Commissioner

There is a new Belize Film Commissioner. He is Carlo Habet, a co-founder of Ignite Limited, an advertising agency and video production company in Belize. Habet was appointed to the [...]

More Body Cams to Keep Rogue Cops in Check

Today, the Belize Police Department added one hundred body cameras to its inventory. The Gang Intelligence, Investigation and Interdiction Unit, or G.I.3., has been incorporating body cameras in its daily [...]

P.S.U. President Contends P.U.P. C.E.O.s’ Allowances Never Reduced

New details have emerged about additional payments being made to government C.E.O.’s. Last week, we told you about a circular signed by Cabinet Secretary Stuart Leslie approving an increase of [...]

More Allowances for Government C.E.O.’s for Extra Duties

We also asked Flowers about the emergence of several memos dating back to June 2021, all the way up to October fourteenth, 2022. One memo reveals that C.E.O. in the [...]

Minimum Wage Consultants Nearing Finalizing Document on Findings

P.P.F. Capital Belize Limited was hired as consultants by the Government of Belize back in June to create a plan for the gradual implementation of the five dollar minimum wage. [...]

Employers and Employees Polled on Proposed $5 Minimum Wage

And employers aren’t the only ones being consulted. Employees are also being asked for their input on the framework that is being developed. According to Ramirez, P.P.F.’s final submission will [...]

Development Policy, Strategy and Implementation Plan for Blue Economy 2022 to 2027 Presented

There is a Development Policy and Strategy and Implementation Plan for 2022 to 2027 for the Ministry of the Blue Economy. The priority areas for the policy and goals of [...]

Inter-Office Basketball League Nearing Finals

Welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. The Inter-Office Basketball League is down to its final matches. On Friday night, basketball fans made their way over [...]