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U.S. Government Donates CESSNA Aircraft to B.D.F.

This afternoon at the Williamson Hangar in Ladyville, U.S. Ambassador Michelle Kwan handed over a single-engine CESSNA aircraft to the Government of Belize for use by the Belize Defense Force [...]

P.M. Briceño Says G.O.B. will Remain Out of Stake Bank/Portico Issue

The Briceño administration remains on the sideline, observing keenly the ongoing dispute between Portico Enterprises Limited and Stake Bank Enterprises Limited, over the purported existence of a Definitive Agreement that [...]

Increments for Public Officers and Teachers to Resume in April

Increments for teachers and public officers will resume at the start of the next fiscal year, on April first, but it hasn’t been without much back and forth between the [...]

P.M. Says Unions Set the Timeline for Implementing Pension Reform

Coupled with the unfreezing of increments is the discussion and implementation of pension reform.  Last Friday, the National Trade Union Congress of Belize came out in support of its sister [...]

Proposal for an Increase in Price for Brown and Plantation White Sugar

On Tuesday, the Corozal Sugar Cane Producers Association and the Progressive Sugar Cane Producers Association wrote Prime Minister John Briceño proposing an increase in the prices of brown and plantation [...]

Martin Marshalleck Is Appointed New K.H.M.H Board Chairman

Two weeks ago, the sudden removal and temporary replacement of Doctor Andre Sosa as K.H.M.H Board Chairman raised the eyebrows of many who wanted to know whether the abrupt change [...]

Is the Chief Magistrate Not Going Out Quietly?

As has been reported, Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser is retiring this month, after thirty-four and a half years of service in the judiciary. But her transition has been a rocky [...]

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser is Disappointed about Retirement Transition

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser says that she is disappointed with her transition to retirement and the entire process.   Sharon Fraser, Chief Magistrate “I am because here we have a [...]

Sharon Fraser on Transition as A.P.S.S.M. President

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser also serves as the president of the Association of Public Service Senior Managers and is one of the lead negotiators in the ongoing dialogue between the [...]

12 Former Security Guards File Civil Suit Against Security Oriented Services

Twelve former employees of Security Oriented Services, S.O.S., today filed civil suits against their former boss.  We have reported on instances where the security guards went on go slow or [...]

Mayor Says After Re-assessment, Digi Park Parking Meters Could Be Removed

The installation of the parking meters in front of the parking spaces at the Digi Park in Belize City has raised the ire of the public. Some are saying it [...]

Minister Bernard Debunks Allegation of Grabbing Green Space as Personal Property

And while we were with Minister Bernard, our colleagues posed a question to him about a one-acre parcel of land in Carmelita Village that was purportedly allocated as a green [...]

Is There Tension Brewing Over Village Boundaries in the South?

Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs Dolores Balderamos-Garcia has written to the President of the Toledo Alcaldes Association, as well as the Program Manager for the Maya Leaders Alliance in respect [...]

G.O.B. Says Recent Compliance Meeting with Maya Representatives was Successful

While speaking with Minister Dolores Balderamos-Garcia earlier today, she provided an update on a recent compliance hearing that was held between the Government of Belize and representatives of the Maya [...]

Tertiary Level Students Meet with Members of the P.C.C.

Today, at the Jaguar Auditorium at the University of Belize, Belmopan Campus, students from U.B., Galen and other tertiary institutions got an opportunity to attend a presentation by members of [...]

Mid-term Review on Sendai Framework Highlights Communication Challenges

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 is the single-most important global agreement for the preservation of life and investments in the event of a disaster. But, this is [...]

Early Warning System Shows Great Success in the Caribbean

Multi-hazard early warning systems are playing an integral role in the preservation of lives across the globe, in the event of an impending hazard. For example, when a tropical cyclone [...]

CDEMA’s Executive Director “The Investment Has to Be at A Transformative Level”

And while multi-hazard early warnings systems have yielded a great deal of success within the Caribbean, Executive Director Elizabeth Riley, of Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency,  says that to truly [...]

CitCo Introduces Student Hub for Less Fortunate Schoolchildren

Less fortunate school children across the Old Capital will be able to receive additional tutoring and access to the digital world through a Youth Connect Student Hub that the Belize [...]

U.S. Government Donates CESSNA Aircraft to B.D.F.

InfoSegura Project Donates Laptops to the Judiciary

Today, at the Senior Courts building on Regent Street in Belize City, the USAID-Funded InfoSegura Project handed over eight laptops to Chief Justice Louise Blenman and Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser. [...]