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P.B.L. Case Against C.W.U and Stevedores Begins in the Supreme Court

Everyone will recall when the stevedores, most if not all of them being members of the Christian Workers’ Union, staged a strike against their employer, the Port of Belize Limited [...]

P.B.L. Attorney Says They Feel Stevedores Engaged in a Strike Not in Good Faith

Attorneys for the stevedores and the C.W.U. raised a preliminary point of law, on the argument that they enjoy statutory immunity, and that they can’t be subjected to legal action [...]

Belizean Travelling Through Mexico Allegedly Extorted By Mexican Police

On Tuesday night, Belizean-American Eduardo Usher was traveling through Escarcega, Mexico when he was allegedly extorted by Mexican police. Usher spoke to a local TV station in Mexico immediately following [...]

Cabinet Meets to Discuss Impact of Inflation

On Wednesday, the Statistical Institute of Belize released quarterly figures for the period ending March thirty-first, one day after the Briceño administration met to discuss the impact of global inflation [...]

$264 Million Dollar Master Plan to Expand the P.G.I.A.

A master plan to upgrade and expand the Philip Goldson International Airport was also reviewed by Cabinet earlier this week. The comprehensive strategy to modernize the PGIA was requested by [...]

Latest Population Figures to be Published in September

The results of the latest population census are expected to be released later this year.  The exercise which concluded in January is being finalized before the official figures, following the [...]

Commerce Bight to be Converted to Passenger Port & Marina

The port at Commerce Bight in Stann Creek District has been deserted for quite a number of years, but the Briceño administration is now looking at ways in which economic [...]

Haitians to Present Visa Before Traveling to Belize

Cabinet, during its weekly meeting on Tuesday, has decided that Belize will cite Article 226 (A) of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas which will allow Minister of Immigration Eamon Courtenay [...]

“Weh Yuh Di Seh”, The Official Card Game of Belize

From the world stage of beauty pageants to creating a card game like no other, Miss Earth 2021, Destiny Wagner is back in the spotlight.  Back in November 2022, Destiny [...]

Multi-Sectoral Approach to Crime Fighting and Prevention Introduced to U.W.I. Students

The University of the West Indies Open Campus, in collaboration with the Department of Youth Services and the Belize Police Department, hosted a presentation today on crime prevention and crime [...]

Man Shot Dead Near Sand Hill; Was It Murder or Suicide?

A man was found dead inside his vehicle this morning with a gunshot wound to the head.  The discovery was made just off the Philip Goldson Highway near Sand Hill [...]

Senator Asks for More timely Audits of Government’s Accounts

The Senate debate over the 2023-2024 national budget saw parliamentarians for both major political parties and those from the churches and civil society underscore the portions of the document that [...]

Senator for N.G.Os Ask for More Accountability for Monies Spent

During the Senate debate on Wednesday, Senator for the N.G.O. community, Janelle Chanona thanked the Minister of State in Finance, Chris Coye, Financial Secretary, Joe Waight and the Ministry of [...]

Women Cane Farmers Boost their Capacity, Graduate Field School

Today, a graduation ceremony was held for a group of female cane farmers who successfully completed the Women Farmers Field School.  Over the last twelve months, these women attended sessions [...]

Engaging the Youth through Technology in the Sugar Industry

While women make up just over forty percent of the registered farmers population, sixty percent of male farmers are above the age of fifty. Farming in the sugar industry is [...]

Good News on the 2022/2023 Sugar Crop

There is good news coming out of the north as it relates to the 2022-2023 sugar crop season. It was off to a rough start with the issues surrounding a [...]

Fairtrade Suspension to be Lifted

As we reported last week, Belize Sugar Industries Limited saw its Fairtrade certification suspended following an audit back in January that flagged the millers for noncompliance. According to a release [...]

B.T.L. Introduces Digi One!

This morning at the Biltmore, Belize Telemedia Limited introduced its latest offering, an all-in-one product called Digi One.  It’s a quad play service that includes Internet and television, as well [...]

Port FC To Take On Benque FC and Verdes FC in Upcoming Days

The Port Loyola Football Club has its eyes set on the Premier League of Belize’s Championship trophy. With only a few games left before playoffs for the closing season begins, [...]