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Police Remove Two Weapons from Off the Streets

The proliferation of deadly weapons in the streets of the country has long plagued the Belize Police Department in its efforts to gather intelligence on where these guns are coming [...]

Hattieville Resident is Charged for Death of Oscar Mayen Jr.

Three days after a fatal road traffic accident on the Boom/Hattieville Road, police have formally arrested and charged Jules Adderly for the crime of Manslaughter by Negligence, Causing Death by [...]

Central Bank Governor Explains Exchange Rate and Inflation

The Central Bank of Belize met with reporters this morning for the first of several press conferences to be held regularly in the coming months.  Similar to what the Statistical [...]

What Explains the Deficit Between Imports and Exports?

While tourism remains the largest revenue earner, generating over seven hundred million dollars in foreign exchange for Belize.  Debt servicing, as well as the high cost of importation, continues to [...]

Marlowe Neal Replaces Marshalleck as SFXCU Administrator

Earlier this year, the Registrar of Credit Unions announced that retired banker, Martin Marshalleck had been appointed as an administrator to oversee the management and operation of Saint Francis Xavier [...]

Central Bank to Introduce Measures to Address Excessive Banking Fees

There are four domestic banks operating in Belize’s financial sector and their fiscal performance is described by the Central Bank as fairly stable.  But are there concerns regarding profits and [...]

“We’re very sad about that history”, MP Rutley on Slavery during Visit to Belize

David Rutley, a Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom, has concluded a three-day visit to Belize. In 2022, Rutley was appointed as a Parliamentary Under -Secretary of State at [...]

“We Will Continue to Have a Strong Relationship”- David Rutley

Belizeans are also talking about cutting ties with the British monarchy as head of state. What would this mean for Belize’s relationship with the United Kingdom? MP David Rutley says [...]

Belizeans Traveling to UK Will Soon Need Electronic Authorization

And, the United Kingdom is tightening up on its border control. In 2024, Belizeans traveling to the UK will require an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA). The ETA will act as [...]

David Rutley, Member of Parliament in UK Makes Diplomatic Visit to Belize

As we said, Minister Rutley has been in Belize on an official visit for the past three days. During his stay he met with Prime Minister John Briceño, as well [...]

5Cs and UK Signs 2.7 Million Pounds MOU

One of the actions coming out of Minister Rutley’s visit to Belize is the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the United Kingdom and the Caribbean Community Climate Change [...]

MP Rutley Visits UK Funded Coastal Highway

The highlight feature of Minister David Rutley’s trip to Belize was his tour of the Coastal Plain Highway. The road project was financed by his government in the UK, as [...]

What Became of P.U.P.’s Objections to Coastal Highway Project?

When the People’s United Party was in opposition, current Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay spoke strongly against the Coastal Highway project. He asserted that the project was patently criminal, because it [...]

G.O.B. Hosts High Level U.S. Delegation

And, as Minister David Rutley leaves the country, a high-level delegation from the U.S. is in Belize on a three-day visit. The delegation arrived on Tuesday and will be conducting [...]

Putting Sargassum to Use as Landfill in San Pedro

Sargassum has been an eyesore along beaches across the country for over a decade.  In San Pedro, those challenges, including the putrid odor of decaying sea grass, have been well [...]

Using Sargassum to Restore Beaches

We discovered today that, ironically, the same sargassum that is responsible for so much of the erosion that occurs along shorelines can be used to also restore those affected beachfronts. [...]

A First Step to Groundwater Management in Belize

Today at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, stakeholders gathered for a final consultation session, looking at how to design a groundwater monitoring system for the country. It is being [...]

Mas Camps 2023 Underway; Prejudging Taking Place

Carnival season is in full swing and this year is set to be the biggest carnival road march in years. A total of thirteen junior and senior bands will parade [...]