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Opposition Leader Kicked Off Budget Debate inside H.O.R.

The three-day 2023 budget debate officially got underway this morning with a response from the Leader of the Opposition to the Prime Minister’s Budget Speech, which was delivered earlier in [...]

Opposition Leader on Budget: “Economic Transformation and Poverty Reduction Fail”

The Opposition Leader also touched on issues pertaining to the cost of goods, employment, and foreign direct investments. And, it may come as no surprise to you that, in Barrow’s [...]

P.M. Briceño Exits H.O.R. during Opposition Leader’s Speech to Meet with Protestors

The Leader of the Opposition was halfway into his speech when Prime Minister John Briceño exited the Assembly Building to greet a group of protestors near Independence Hill. We will [...]

Retired Public Officers Protest For Increments That Were Withheld 27 Years Ago

There was a protest in front of the National Assembly building today. It happened just as the 2023-2024 National Budget was being debated. The protestors are all retired public officers [...]

Caribbean’s Financial Action Task Force Requires N.P.O. Legislation Says P.M. Briceño

The Non-Profit Organization Bill 2023 was brought to the House of Representatives at the last sitting. Since then, the Belize Network of N.G.O.’s has raised concerns about the lack of [...]

“A Policy Like No Other”; DPM Cordel Hyde On Land Distribution Initiative

Now moving back to today’s budget debate, one of the exciting developments coming out of the Ministry of Natural Resources is the Briceño administration’s plan to survey and distribute eleven [...]

Ministry of Education to Expand Wi-Fi Access to All Schools across the Country

As we have reported, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology has the second largest budget for 2023. Two hundred and sixty-one million dollars have been allocated to recurrent [...]

Minister of Home Affairs Announce Further Investments in Citizen Security

Kareem Musa, the Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, also got his opportunity to speak today.  The Caribbean Shores Area Representative announced plans for the construction of three [...]

Garifuna Collective Wraps Up Successful Tour of Australia and New Zealand

Today, the Garifuna Collective returned from a successful tour of Australia and New Zealand. The group of seven musicians performed at venues in Melbourne, Sydney and at the prestigious WOMAD [...]

Come Out to the World Met Day at the Civic Center

World Meteorological Day is being celebrated on Thursday, March twenty-third and the National Met Service is organizing an open day at the parking lot of the Belize City Civic Center. [...]

Will Belize Export Poultry to Jamaica?

A team from Jamaica is presently in Belize on a fact-finding mission to determine whether poultry produced locally can be exported to the island nation on a commercial scale.  The [...]

Theodoso Ochoa Digital Connect Center is Inaugurated in San Ignacio

The Theodoso Ochoa Digital Connect Center has been launched in San Ignacio by the Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, Logistics and E-Governance.  The facility is one of several spaces across [...]

BAPDA Needs Your Help with Projects

The Belize Assembly of Persons with Diverse Abilities called a press conference this afternoon at its office at the Samuel Haynes Compound in Belize City. During the press conference today, [...]

Father on trial for Murder of His Infant Step-daughter

The Crown today closed its case against twenty-six-year-old Everal Martinez, accused of the murder of seventeen-month-old baby Allyssa Nunez. Martinez gave a dock statement, saying he caused no harm to [...]

S.O.S Security Owner Goes to Court for Not Paying His Employees

Tonight, over a dozen former Security Oriented Services employees saw their first day in court.  The former S.O.S employees filed separate civil suit claims against their former boss, Paul Garcia [...]

Belize Jaguars Face Off Against Guatemala in Belmopan

Meet the Belize Jaguars, the national ‘A’ team of the Football Federation of Belize. They are participating in the CONCACAF Nation’s League Tournament that takes place annually. On Friday night, [...]