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Arun Hotchandani Replaces Dr. Andre Sosa as K.H.M.H.A Chairman

There has been a seismic change at the top of Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital tonight. Chairman of the hospital’s board, Doctor Andre Sosa has been removed from that position. The [...]

Owner of Ritchie’s Bus Company Shifts to Restaurant and Entertainment

And now to the latest in the transport sector, last night’s news about tax exemptions for the importation of Florala’s fleet will undoubtedly keep the bus operators critical about the [...]

B.P.P. Leader Weighs In on Transport the Bus Companies and their Permits

Leader of the Belize Progressive Party, Wil Maheia, also weighed in on Ritchie’s case and what he feels is an unreasonable approach by the government to Belizean-owned bus companies. He [...]

The Cost of Importing Buses into Belize and Tax Exemptions

On Thursday night, we reported that in late 2021 and early 2022, the Ministry of Finance approved a seventy-percent import duties and excise tax exemption for Floralia Limited to bring [...]

Fire Official Confirm That Orange Walk Fire Was Intentionally Set

On Thursday we brought you the story of the fire that destroyed the house of an elderly woman in Orange Walk. Sixty-one-year-old Bernadette Allen woke up to find her house [...]

IMF Concludes First Biannual Visit to Belize

The International Monetary Fund has completed its first biannual visit to assess Belize’s economy, as we have been reporting. According to the information from the meetings with various ministers, government [...]

The Blue Bond and its Impact on Belize’s Economic Recovery

C.E.O. Doctor Osmond Martinez says that the economic recovery of the country is due to multiple initiatives. However, he acknowledges that the blue bond agreement allowed for a decrease of [...]

Economic Recovery Versus Inflation: Economy Doing Well, but People Aren’t

Despite the economic recovery, the benefits aren’t reaching the average Belizean. People can’t afford the things they were able to afford five years ago due to the rising cost of [...]

Is the Price of Bananas Going Up? Agriculture C.E.O. Believes So

Is the price of bananas going to go up? We have been reporting on the precarious situation in which the banana industry finds itself. The cost of fertilizers has skyrocketed, [...]

Forty-Fourth CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting Closes

The Forty-fourth Caricom Heads of Government Meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, came to a close today with a press conference. Over the last three days, leaders from the community have been [...]

Ministerial Task Force on Food Production and Security Updates Heads of Government

Discussions at the Forty-Fourth CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting also surrounded the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Haiti. CARICOM Heads today issued a statement signaling a renewed commitment by the community [...]

Ambassador Kwan takes a Cultural Tour

U.S. Ambassador to Belize Michelle Kwan is almost three months into her diplomatic posting in Belize. And while she has hit the ground running with attending official events that the [...]

First Ostrich Egg On Record Laid in Belize

She’s known as the leader of the Belize People’s Front and as a businesswoman and farmer. Now Nancy Marin is celebrating the first ostrich egg that was laid on her [...]

More Meat for Your Menu, Mutton and Sheep

Lamb and mutton are restaurant delicacies across the world. The meats are also very popular in the local market, so much so that several requests have been submitted for their [...]

Cattle Exports to Decrease in 2023; Agriculture C.E.O. Explains Why

In 2022, Belize exported approximately thirty-five thousand heads of cattle. It’s the largest figure to date. Today we asked C.E.O. Servulo Baeza whether this year will see a similar output. [...]

Graduation for Bee Keepers in Orange Walk Town

Forty-five new beekeepers graduated today in Orange Walk. The graduates are from the Belize, Orange Walk, and Corozal districts. The training course was a collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture [...]

Do Not Hunt These Animals at This Time

In case you missed it, the Belize Forest Department is reminding the general public that the hunting season for gibnut, iguana, armadillo and game birds is currently closed. The Department [...]

Nago Bank Road Upgraded under Resilient Rural Belize

Nago Bank Road in rural Belize District was officially opened today after almost nine months of road work. C.E.O.s from five line ministries including economic development, rural transformation, infrastructure development, [...]

A Port in Bomba Village to Increase Economic Activity in Rural Belize District

While the Nago Bank Road is the first infrastructure project completed under the Resilient Rural Belize program, many other access roads will soon be underway. These include projects in the [...]

Coast Guard Captain Addresses Boats and Swimming Safety in Tourism High Season

Earlier this week, a seventeen-year-old American tourist lost her life while swimming off the coast of Ambergris Caye. A Belize Dive Pro Center Limited boat reportedly collided into seventeen–year–old Logan [...]

The Do’s Of Swimming Along Heavily Trafficked Coastal Areas

Captain Soberanis also touched on some safety measures that swimmers and resorts alike can adopt. According to Captain Soberanis, the safety of all concerned requires a multi-stakeholder approach that incorporates [...]

Training to Improve Belize’s Water Quality

The Department of the Environment is conducting a sensitization session on national water quality monitoring. Several stakeholders from both the public and private sectors, as well as N.G.O.s, are participating [...]

The answers about love

Tonight, Sabreena Daly goes looking for some profound answers. Following the love high from Valentine’s Day, after the flowers have died and the chocolates are consumed, how do couples make [...]