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P.C.C. Working On Paying Vendors for Services after Payment Delays

Over the last six months, the People’s Constitution Commission has expended four hundred and sixty-three thousand dollars of its one million, thirty-five thousand dollar budget.  That’s according to P.C.C. Chairman [...]

P.C.C. Commissioners Have Been Operating Without Allowances

And, it is not only the vendors who are feeling the pinch. According to Chairman Chanona, for the past six months commissioners have been executing their tasks using their own [...]

Words Exchanged at UN General Assembly Over Border Dispute

This week, the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute was raised three times during the Seventy-Eighth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in light of a recent encounter between a [...]

Berry Street Fire Leaves Family of 4 Homeless

A family of four is tonight without a roof over its head after the place called home was gutted by fire this morning. The fire began just before six a.m. [...]

Berry Street Fire was Caused by Illegal Electrical Wiring

This afternoon, the National Fire Service confirmed that the fire was due to an illegal electrical wiring. It is something that the department has been working with Belize Electricity Limited [...]

First National High School Debate on the Constitution of Belize

The People’s Constitution Commission, in collaboration with the Belize High School, held its first National High School Debate today in Belize City. The question that was put forward for debate [...]

P.C.C. Launches Online Survey System, Hopes to Reach 400,000 Belizeans

In tandem with today’s national high school debate, the P.C.C. launched its national online survey. The commission hopes to reach a total of four hundred thousand Belizeans through the online [...]

Ministry of Public Utilities, Logistics Holds Maritime Educational Expo 2023

The compound at the Belize Port Authority was busy with activity today. It was the venue for the Maritime Education Expo 2023, which featured a number of maritime-related organizations and [...]

Energy Policy to be Introduced in November

The Energy Policy that is still being drafted will govern Belize’s plan on how it will use and manage electricity into the future. It should seek to explain how the [...]

Rural Electrification Project To Include 27 Villages

The rural electrification project, funded by the European Union to the tune of four million Euros, will include a number of rural communities that are still off the national grid. [...]

Cayo North Area Rep Chebat Denies Reports of Stacking Cayo’s Municipal Slate

With the campaign season fast approaching leading up to the municipal elections, it is not unusual for party supporters whose candidates of choice fall short of making the slate, vent [...]

Streets and Drains in Lake-I are Finally Being Addressed

Ongoing municipal works in Belize City have seen several streets being resurfaced, including the Lake Independence constituency.  For the past few weeks there has been steady work in Lake-I to [...]

Health & Wellness Week 2023 Concludes

Health and Wellness Week concluded today in Belmopan with a socathon where participants danced, ran and walked the Ring Road in the nation’s capital. But the activities began with Mental [...]

MOHW Promotes Healthier Choices All Year Round

…and while a week has been set aside to highlight the importance of healthy living and making healthier behaviour changes, Technical Advisor Kathleen Azueta Cho says that it is something [...]

Belizean-American Woman Looks Back on Community School

A Belizean woman, who grew up in Hopkins Village and made the news earlier this year when she won the Business Journal C.F.O. of the Year Award in San Diego, [...]

Belize U-23 Volleyball Team to Take On Nicaragua for Silver in Panama

Belize’s Under-twenty-three men’s volleyball team is competing for silver medal on Saturday at the Central American Championship in Panama. Team Belize has won three of its last five games which [...]

From Courtship to Craftsmanship – KayDee’s Upholstery

Love has a remarkable way of shaping our destinies, and for this man it all began with a simple act of courtship. Today, we bring you the heartwarming story of [...]

David “Goofy” Phillips Murdered with Cement Block at Mile 8

A man was callously murdered overnight near the Western Pines community. The killer apparently used a cement block to kill David Phillips, otherwise known as Goofy. The incident happened behind [...]

B.D.F. Says IED Found on Maya Aircraft; Maya Says It’s a Rocket Motor

On Tuesday at midday, the Belize Defense Force was informed that a contraption which appears to be an explosive object had been found on an aircraft belonging to Maya Island [...]

Mahogany Heights Mother Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

A Mahogany Heights resident has been convicted of drug trafficking after police discovered one hundred and seventeen grams of cannabis in her home. Reports are that on Wednesday night, police [...]

Mahogany Heights Family Charged For Marijuana Found in Home

Also in Mahogany Heights Village, a family of four was busted with forty-one grams of marijuana.  On Wednesday, police visited the home of Stephanie Copious and executed a search warrant [...]

Teenager Burglarizes Mother’s Home

Earlier today, an eighteen-year-old was facing seven years for burglary, until his mother appeared in court to drop the charge. Brian Hilton is accused of breaking into his mother’s home [...]

2nd Annual Elevate Training Expo – Improving Service Excellence

The Belize Tourism Board is hosting the second annual Elevate Training Expo at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. Stakeholders, including property owners, chefs, those in the hospitality sector and [...]

Updating a National Sustainable Cruise Tourism Masterplan

And while overnight tourist arrivals are up by ninety-one to ninety-five percent, what about the cruise tourism sector? Director of Tourism Evan Tillett says that the National Sustainable Tourism Masterplan [...]

Tourist Arrivals Up to 91% of 2019 Figures

Earlier this month, in an update on the state of the tourism industry, the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations confirmed that there are more carriers and [...]