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Sarteneja Fisherman Fined $38K for Out-of-season Conchs

The conch season officially opens on Sunday, October first, and will run through to the end of June 2024.  If the production quota is realized earlier, the conch season will [...]

Construction Worker Busted for Immigration Offense

Twenty-three-year-old Walter Martinez, a Honduran national pleaded guilty to failure to produce a visitors permit on demand when he appeared before a Senior Magistrate earlier today.  On Tuesday, Martinez was [...]

U.D.P. Celebrates its Fiftieth Anniversary

The United Democratic Party is celebrating a milestone today as it turns fifty.  The political organization was founded on September twenty-seventh, 1973, as an amalgamation of the National Independence Party [...]

The Development Finance Corporation Celebrates 60 Years

The Development Finance Corporation has endured the test of the last sixty years. Today the financial institution celebrated its sixtieth year of service to Belize. D.F.C. has faced its share [...]

Economic Growth Starting to Slow in 2023?

Additional data coming out of the Statistical Institute of Belize also shows that the G.D.P. growth for the second quarter in 2023 was two point six percent. This is the [...]

Prime Minister Encourage Banks to Lend More to Belizeans

And staying on finances, in its last report, the Central Bank announced that there is excess liquidity in Belize’s financial system. Central Bank noted that most of this liquidity is [...]

Briceño Administration Wants to Ramp up MIDH Housing Project

And, with a commitment to build ten thousand homes for Belizeans, Prime Minister John Briceño says Cabinet is looking at ways to increase funding for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development’s [...]

Do You Know Why Your Insurance Premiums Went Up?

Insurance premiums – it is a conversation we don’t want to have until an accident, misfortune or disaster hits and we need that financial support to get back on our [...]

Inflation at 4.5%, Imports Up & Exports Down so far for 2023

Today, the Statistical Institute of Belize held its quarterly press conference, looking primarily at the second quarter of 2023. The presentations centred on the gross domestic product estimates of the [...]

Government of Belize to Offer Relief to Citrus Industry

And one of those agriculture industries that the PM says is underperforming is the citrus industry. The Minister of Agriculture, Jose Mai says the government has undertaken numerous initiatives recently [...]

El Salvador Looks to Belize for Grain

El Salvador’s Minister of Agriculture, Oscar Enrique Guardado and a technical team have wrapped up a two-day visit to Belize, where they toured selected farms. The purpose of the trip [...]

Minister Mai: El Salvador Serious About Importing Grain from Belize

The two countries plan to begin trading before the year ends, however, there is all the red tape that must be dealt with, and then of course, the supply and [...]

Another Mega Bingo Jackpot Winner in 10 Days

There is a new Mega Bingo jackpot winner; the second in less than two weeks. She is a mother of an eleven-year-old son who has been playing the game since [...]

Grace Kennedy Belize Donates Hand Sanitizers to K.H.M.H.

One could never have too many sanitary supplies at the nation’s referral hospital. Today, Grace Kennedy Belize donated thirty-six gallons of hand sanitizers to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The [...]

Fyah Fi Dat is Here!

Fans of standup comedy are in for quite a treat this weekend, as a lineup of some of the funniest acts will take the stage on Saturday at the Belize [...]