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Alarms Raised By Oil Rig That Entered Belizean Waters for Replenishing

It is not every day that you wake up to the site of a floating oil rig in Belizean waters, especially since there is an indefinite moratorium on offshore drilling [...]

Portico Responds to Shyne’s Comments on Definitive Agreement

The principals of Portico Enterprises Limited have been rather tightlipped on criticisms regarding the Definitive Agreement signed with the Government of Belize in October 2020.  Since the issue resurfaced last [...]

School Fight between Machete-wielding Man and Students under Investigation

It’s not the kind of news any parent expects to hear, that their child was involved in a brawl at school that ended up with them being sent home. It’s [...]

Corazon Creek High School Needs Access to Internet

Corazon Creek Technical High School opened its door in 2009 and caters to just over three hundred plus students from remote villages in Toledo District, including Machakil Ha, San Benito [...]

The Illegal Drug Trade: Intervention to Curb this Transnational Crime

Narco traffickers continue to use Central America, including Belize, as a drug transhipment point. It’s a thirty-two billion-dollar industry that is affecting communities globally.  According to the United Nations Office [...]

Minister of Agriculture Explains Controversial Preconditions in Latest Sugar Legislation

The newly implemented Belize Sugar Industry Regulations 2023 are the latest decisions by government causing controversy across the sugar belt. As we have reported, the regulations require that importers and [...]

CSCPA & PSCPA Says Government of Belize is Bias to B.S.C.F.A.

As we said, the Corozal Sugarcane Producers Association and the Progressive Sugarcane Producers Association held a virtual press conference this afternoon to voice their concerns with the new regulations. Their [...]

Government of Belize Approves $1 Million in Subsidies to B.S.C.F.A. for Purchase of Fertilizers

In May, Cabinet approved one million dollars in subsidies to the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association for the purchase of Fertilizers. In its announcement, Cabinet noted that B.S.C.F.A. has not [...]

CSCPA & PSCPA Demands $1 Million Fertilizer Subsidies from G.O.B.

The Corozal Sugarcane Producers Association and the Progressive Sugarcane Producers Association are now requesting an interview with the Prime Minister. They say that their farmers are also facing similar plights [...]

Government to Establish Office to Deal with Cost of Living Issues

The pinch on the pocket due to inflated prices on goods over the past year has drawn sharp criticisms from the public against the government. It is a criticism that [...]

Mahler Says, In Tourism, “Hand Wash Hand”

In the tourism sector, the question of preferred treatment for passengers disembarking from cruise ships calling to port in Belize City was to put to Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler on [...]

Belize Extends Tourism Product to Mexico

The Ministry of Tourism and B.T.B. continue to aggressively promote Belize as a premier tour destination in the region.  According to Minister Mahler, a new marketing agency has been brought [...]

The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected to be Near Normal

The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June first to November thirtieth, is expected to be a near normal year in terms of activity. Forecasters predict that there is [...]

CARICOM Looks at Advancing the Free Movement of CARICOM Nationals

Advancing the free movement of skilled nationals in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) was the focus of the Thirtieth Special Meeting of the Council for Human and Social [...]