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Sexual Abuse Victim Speaks Out Against Alleged Predator

It is perhaps the most explosive allegation coming out of the local Evangelical Church in recent times. A prominent worship-leader and motivational speaker is being accused of abusing his authority [...]

Delvy Hinds Shot Near Family Home

Forty-nine-year-old Delvy Hinds is recuperating after he underwent surgery today for a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Hinds, a fisherman of Iguana Street Extension in the Collet area, had reportedly [...]

Africanized Bees Attack People on Douglas Jones Street during Busy Lunch Hour

A yard cleaner who was hired to cut grass in a yard on Douglas Jones Street today escaped the emergency room and so did a few patrons who were under [...]

Will PM Briceño Testify Before Senate Select Committee?

As we reported on Thursday, a Senate Special Inquiry into the Definitive Agreement signed between the Government of Belize and Portico Enterprises Limited commences on August fifteenth. The members of [...]

PM Briceno Scoffs at No-confidence Motion

On Tuesday, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow submitted a No-confidence Motion against Prime Minister John Briceño to the Clerk of the House of Representatives. The move is intended to establish that [...]

Exit Definitive Agreement, Enter a New Investment Legislation

Replacing the controversial Definitive Agreement that was symbolically rubbished in the House of Representatives is a proposed legislation which seeks to address significant investments that include tourism development. According to [...]

PM Briceño Attends EU/CELAC Summit in Brussels

The last time the Heads of State from the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) met was in 2015. In mid-July, sixty countries, including [...]

PM Briceno Signs Cooperation Agreement with South Korea

A historical cooperation framework agreement has been entered into between Belize and the Republic of Korea. The agreement promotes poverty reduction and sustainable economic, trade and investment, as well as [...]

Former P.U.P Minister, Carlos Diaz Passes Away

Former P.U.P minister and Lake Independence Area Representative Carlos Diaz has died. The former minister passed away on Thursday. Diaz was elected to office in the 1989 general elections and [...]

44 New Students Awarded S.S.B. Scholarships

The Social Security Board issued over forty scholarships to high school and sixth form students from across the country. At an awards ceremony held at the Biltmore Plaza, the recipients [...]

S.S.B. to Host Its Annual Public Forum

Next Friday, August eleventh, the Social Security Board will be hosting its annual S.S.B. Connect Public Forum. While speaking with Communications and P.R. Manager Vanessa Vellos, she invited the media [...]

When Will Boledo and Sunday Lottery Return?

The nightly Boledo and Sunday Lottery draws are yet to resume, following the cancellation of a lucrative contract awarded to Brads Gaming Group Limited under the previous government. Since terminating [...]

GOB Signs US$77 Million Loan Agreement for Solar Energy Plant

A loan agreement for seventy-seven million U.S. dollars was signed this afternoon by the Briceño administration and the Chief Executive Officer for the Saudi Fund for Development.  The funds will [...]

Vegetable Interdiction Team’s Purpose Is To Discourage Contraband Activity

Earlier this week, the Ministry of Agriculture announced the establishment of a Vegetable Interdiction Team, aimed at combating contraband activity involving agricultural products. The VIT comprises personnel from various government [...]

Belize Camping Experience Concludes its Summer Camp

For the past sixteen years, the Belize Camping Experience has been hosting summer camps in communities across Belize City. Youths from across the country are brought together at its headquarters [...]

Belize Loses to Honduras in CODICADER Basketball Games

The Central American Council of Sports and Recreation, better known as CODICADER, is hosting its 2023 Games here in Belize. The tournament kicked off on Wednesday and the u-fifteen national [...]

What role does the workplace play in breastfeeding?

“Enabling breastfeeding: Making a difference for working parents”. That’s the theme for this year’s Breastfeeding Awareness Week, from August first to seventh. Breastfeeding is the process of delivering food in [...]