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DANA Committee Finalizing Data Collection to Determine Value of Damage in Wake of Hurricane Lisa

The Government of Belize is getting closer to confirming an official figure for the value of damage caused by Hurricane Lisa. Last night, we told you about all those contributions [...]

House to House Assessments Conducted to Determine Total Damages

The Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis Committee looked at the track of the hurricane to get a general idea of where to carry out their efforts and where to intensify [...]

Lake-I, Port Loyola, Albert Divisions Most Affected by Hurricane Lisa

The National Emergency Management Organization will use the data gathered by DANA to come to the official value of the damages caused to families across the affected areas. NEMO’s final [...]

IDB Donates to Belize’s Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Inter-American Development Bank, I.D.B., has approved a two hundred thousand U.S. dollar donation to Belize to help families affected by Hurricane Lisa.  This type of Emergency Technical Cooperation is [...]

International Funds to Assist Belize Post Lisa

According to Horace Glaze, Disaster Management Coordinator for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, an additional half-a-million Belize dollars is being made available to the disaster relief [...]

BSI On Proposed 60/40 Formula: “That Makes No Logical Sense”

We continue our coverage of the ongoing impasse between the Belize Sugar Industries and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association, with more from Mac MacLachlan, the Vice President of International [...]

Millers Open to Individual Agreements with Sugarcane Farmers

And, the conversation regarding the signing of individual agreements between farmers and the millers came up once again in Thursday’s interview. A.S.R./B.S.I says it remains open to signing individual contracts [...]

PC Herman Ramos Charged with Perverting the Course of Justice

A policeman was arraigned today in the Belize City Magistrates’ Court on a charge of Perverting the Course of Justice. It follows an alleged incident outside of an establishment on [...]

Curtis August Pleads Guilty to Stealing Guns from Former Commissioner’s House

Earlier today, twenty-two-year-old Curtis August pleaded guilty to Handling Stolen Goods in reference to several guns that were stolen from the residence of former Commissioner of Police, Allen Whylie. He [...]

A Parcel of Suspected Cocaine is Found at Sea

A package of suspected cocaine weighing approximately one point one kilograms was discovered on November seventh in the vicinity of Caye Chapel.  Police were informed that on Sunday, October sixth, [...]

Police Investigate Apparent Suicide at Hattieville Prison

Police are investigating what appears to be a suicide at the Belize Central Prison on Thursday afternoon.  Officers were summoned to Tango Eight where they observed the motionless body of [...]

Carbon Credits Negotiation at COP27

Article six of the Paris Agreement has been a sticking point in negotiations at the United Nation’s Conference of the Parties, specifically because it addresses climate financing.  There are several [...]

Even with Immediate Implementation, 1.5 to Stay Alive is Hard to Achieve

Annually at the United Nation’s Conference of Parties, the Caribbean is represented by the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, which coordinates the region’s response to climate change, by working on [...]

Larger Countries Historically Not Doing Its Part

Ambassador Carlos Fuller agrees that the larger countries, that are historically responsible for the climate change issue facing the world today, have not been doing enough. In fact, he says [...]

Ambassador Fuller: “Give Us the 1.5 or Give Us the Big Money”

But Belize’s lead negotiator and U.N. Representative Carlos Fuller says that this COP is being used to ramp up the implementation of the Paris Agreement, which was adopted back in [...]

Agricultural Projects Encroaching on Other Important Terrestrial Land Masses

The inflated freight charges associated with the COVID pandemic and the war in Ukraine, taught countries the importance of being self-sufficient and how costly dependency on importation of food products [...]

People United Party Celebrates Two Years of Plan Belize

Today marks two years since the People United Party’s took office, after thirteen years in opposition. The P.U.P. has been implementing its Plan Belize manifesto, but are Belizeans any better [...]

Retired Stevedore Frustrated Over Unpaid Insurance Claim

Belize City resident, Elston Willoughby, was badly injured earlier this year while on the job at the Port of Belize Limited.  The career stevedore was wounded when a shipping container [...]

White Yardie Coming to Belize in December

Comedy Belize Organization is bringing laughter to Belize through its Cyah Hold Mih Down comedy show featuring stand-up comedians White Yardie out of Jamaica, and Belizean David Morey and Patrick [...]

Red Cross Volunteers Shine Bright During Hurricane Relief

Last week, the country needed a look on the bright side, as we anxiously awaited the arrival of Hurricane Lisa to make landfall on Belize. It’s been ten days and [...]