Belize - Belize News - - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » January, 2023 You are currently browsing entries posted in: January, 2023

PM Briceño Takes on Rogue Cops Within the BPD

Earlier today, Prime Minister John Briceño confirmed that the Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl-Lynn Vidal, has recused herself from the Elmer Nah double homicide case. According to P.M. Briceño, while [...]

PM Briceño Accuses Brads Gaming Company of Breach of Contract

Prime Minister John Briceño says Brads Gaming Company has operated for the past ten years without submitting a report to the Lotteries Committee. Brads Gaming Company is required, through its [...]

Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes to Ministry of Sustainable Development, PM Comments

The latest Cabinet reshuffle was announced last Friday. Minister of State Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes was removed from the Ministry of Immigration and placed in the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate [...]

BSCFA Makes Presentation to Cabinet amidst Commercial Agreement Negotiations

On Tuesday, Cabinet heard a presentation from the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association.  According to Prime Minister Briceño, in light of the ongoing negotiation between B.S.C.F.A. and B.S.I., Cabinet has [...]

Prime Minister Calls Out Businesses For Laying Off Employees Over Minimum Wage Increase 

There are reports that a number of businesses have taken steps to mitigate the effects of the recent adjustments made to the minimum wage. One tortilla factory in Orange Walk [...]

Search for Missing Person Near John Smith Road is Fruitless

Christopher Sosa has been missing for the past six days, but his family only just reported his disappearance on January eighth.  His family acknowledges that the twenty-nine-year-old has a criminal [...]

An Anti-Human Trafficking Program is Launched

Today at the Radisson, public and private sector stakeholders were invited to witness the launch of the Transportation Leaders Empowered through Education, Awareness and Effective Policy Change on Human Trafficking [...]

Statistics Show Unemployment Down to Five Percent in October 2022

The Statistical Institute of Belize’s first report for 2023 takes a look at how the Belizean economy performed, as well as the cost of living, the unemployment rate, and quantity [...]

Belize’s Population Census Findings To Be Presented in June

While the S.I.B. gave an estimate on what Belize’s population was in October 2022 – almost at four hundred and forty-five thousand, a population census is being conducted to reveal [...]

New Industries to be Incorporated into S.I.B’s Module This Year

As we reported earlier, the Statistical Institute of Belize released its latest information on the performance of Belize’s economy and the factors that drive its performance. But how are Belize’s [...]

S.I.B. is Part of Redistricting Exercise

The census that the institute is compiling has proven relevant and helpful in the countrywide redistricting exercise. Today, S.I.B’s Acting Director-General, Diana Trejo explained that the institute has a representative [...]

Can Contraband Estimates be Included in Statistical Data? Maybe Not

An interesting discovery News Five made only a few weeks ago, was that there was no one government ministry or department that could furnish us with even an estimate of [...]

Belizean American Inventor Andre Gray is Handed the Key to the City of Belize

Today, at City Hall, the Key to the City of Belize was presented to Andre Gray. If you are wondering who that person is and why he is being given [...]

Over $30 Million in Outstanding Taxes to City Hall

It was his first interview for the New Year, and today, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner gave an update on various projects and issues across the city.  This time of [...]

Electric Buses Coming to Belize City by June

During an interview with Mayor Bernard Wagner today, he also gave an update on a project to introduce electric buses and taxis to the public transportation system in Belize City. [...]

San Pedro Hospital Finally On Its Way

After years of asking, residents of Ambergris Caye are finally getting a state of the art hospital. The cost to construct the hospital will be thirty-three million dollars. But, this [...]

Rado Says Sports Facilities is an Expensive Venture

On Tuesday, we showed you the images on the progress at the Berger Field and Prime Minister John Briceño making a statement that the government would like to see more [...]