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The 2023 Belize Investment Summit Is Off To a Start

The 2023 Belize Investment Summit is attracting potential investors from all over. The gathering was officially opened this morning at the Grand Caribe on Ambergris Caye. Some five hundred individuals [...]

Greater Investments Needed in Belize’s Creative Sector

A lot of attention is being placed on the orange economy at this year’s investment summit. The orange economy is also known as the creative sector and it includes music [...]

Belize and the Grey Economy

As the discussions surrounding the blue, green and orange economies takes center stage at the Belize Investment Summit, there is one sector that is not given much attention. That is [...]

U.D.P. Protests in San Pedro; BRS Draws Distance

A small protest was staged by the United Democratic Party earlier today in San Pedro to coincide with the start of the 2023 Belize Investment Summit.  On Wednesday the opposition [...]

P.M. Briceno Says U.D.P. Protest in San Pedro is “Ridiculous”

We asked Prime Minister John Briceño for his thoughts on the U.D.P.’s picketing procession when we caught up with him at the summit. He focused on the fact that the [...]

“No One Is Without Sin”, Prime Minister John Briceño

But, as we said the purpose of today’s protest was to send a message to the Government of Belize about Andre Perez, the Minister of Blue Economy. Today, Prime Minister [...]

Investigation into Allegations against Minister Andre Perez Continues

Prime Minister Briceño also contended that what is done in a private setting should remain private, unless of course it is an illegal act. He further revealed that Minister Perez [...]

Chocolate from Belize for Belize

The Belize Chocolate Company is among the leading chocolate manufacturers in the country. The industry is made up of only a handful of local producers. Chris and Jo Beaumont moved [...]

Ministry of Education Says There’s No Rush to Implement New Curriculum

On Tuesday, the President of the Belize National Teachers’ Union, Ruth Shoman questioned what she referred to as a rush to implement the competency-based curriculum by the Ministry of Education. [...]

PM Briceño Says Corrupt Employees Will Not Be Tolerated at Lands Department

The murder of Belize City businessman, Ricardo Borja continues to be investigated by police. As we recently reported, a real estate agent from southern Belize, Frik de Meyere was detained [...]

“I would ban all guns in this country”, PM John Briceño

Prime Minister John Briceño was also asked if the Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, will be investigated after it was revealed that Ricardo Borja possessed ten gun licenses. PM Briceño [...]

PM Briceño Comments on Shyne’s Legitimacy as a Voter in Mesop

Last night, we told you about the attempt made in the lower courts by former P.U.P. standard bearer Dorla Vaughn and Gary Ayuso to challenge Shyne Barrow’s legitimacy as a [...]

Brothers Tyrone and Ellis Meighan are Back in Court

Brothers Tyrone and Ellis Meighan appeared in court today where they both chose to give unsworn statements from the dock arguing the charge of being members of a gang.  According [...]

Who Shot Jahleel Goodger and Why?

As we reported on Tuesday, twenty-seven-year-old Jahleel Goodger was shot shortly after nine that morning as he sat on a step at a house on Vernon Street at its junction [...]

Police Looking at Another Person of Interest in Borja’s Murder

Earlier this week, police detained Belgian national, Frik de Meyere for questioning in connection with the August nineteenth murder of businessman, Ricardo Borja on Coney Drive. de Meyere is said [...]

A Post Mortem to Confirm How Randy Gorosica Died

On Sunday, the body of eighteen-year-old Randy Gorosica was discovered in southern waters where he went fishing with a group of men from the Corozal District. He messaged his mother, [...]

News5 Online Exclusive: Extreme Heat Temperatures Create Unsafe Working Conditions in the Caribbean

Extreme heat temperatures in the Caribbean place workers at risk, creating a sense of urgency for the need for risk-reduction strategies. Heat exposure from climate events is a major concern [...]