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Belize Takes Measures Against Israel, Opposition Leader Responds

The Government of Belize has, on several occasions, rebuked the actions of the Israeli Defense Force in Gaza, following the deadly October seventh attack that claimed the lives of approximately [...]

Shyne Barrow, “the extreme lengths to which the P.U.P. government has gone is unprecedented.”

The conflict in the Middle East is a rather contentious and divisive issue and, according to Opposition Leader Barrow, the Briceño administration has been immoderate in its diplomatic approach to [...]

Dean Barrow Doesn’t Support Israel in Ongoing Middle East Conflict

Former Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone on record to condemn the actions of Israel in response to the October seventh attacks.  While he equally criticized the deadly assaults by [...]

S.S.B. to Invest $9 Million in Liquor Distillery

The Social Security Board is proposing to fund the construction of a new liquor distillery to the tune of nine million dollars. S.S.B. has published notice of the loan to [...]

S.S.B. Says It Needs to Invest to Pay Future Pensioners

The way the social security scheme works, the monies that people who are working today contribute are used to pay people who are already on retirement. So when today’s working [...]

S.S.B Says Risk Is Low and Margin of Interest is High for Distillery Loan

The loan will be for a period of twelve years initially, at an interest rate of seven point three five percent on the total. Through this loan arrangement, the Social [...]

Leader of the Opposition Critiques Government’s Choice for S.S.B. Loan

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow, criticized the government for the loans that S.S.B. provides as investment. Barrow said he knows of hundreds of Belizeans with worthwhile investments who have gone seeking [...]

Price Gougers Are Across the Country

The Supplies Control Unit has ticketed fifty-nine businesses across the country so far, for violating the law. These businesses are either price gouging, failing to place prices on products or [...]

P.S.U. President says Publish Names of Price Gougers

The issue of price gouging was discussed during a recent meeting between the Joint Unions Negotiating Team and government last week in Belize City. The suggestion from the JUNT is [...]

Two New High Court Judges, None Belizean

Two more judges will be appointed to the High Court in the coming days and neither of them is Belizean.  It’s an issue that has been raised before, one that [...]

Barrow Castigate PM Briceno Over High Court Appointments

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow also went on to call out the prime minister for not making time to properly consult with him on the appointments, as stipulated by the Constitution. [...]

Reviving the Hetzmek

An ancient Mayan ritual was performed on Sunday in Yo Creek Village, Orange Walk. The Hetzmek, or Mayan Baptism, is a fading cultural practice. The Cantun family is working on [...]

Gungulung Resident’s House Dismantled by Thieves

A mother of four is tonight appealing for help after thieves stole her roofing, bathroom and stairs from her house over the past few weeks. Sasaa Ford says that she [...]

President and Gen. Sec. of Belize Cycling Federation Resign

The President and the General Secretary of the Cycling Federation of Belize have resigned. President Alicia Thompson told News Five that, “It was just too much and I could not [...]

Youth Climate Change Forum Held in Dangriga

The National Youth Climate Forum was held on Monday, ahead of COP28 in Dubai at the end of the month.  Young men and women from across the country converged on [...]

Dangriga Mayor Shares Story of Coastal Erosion and Climate Change

Also addressing the gathering was Mayor Robert Mariano who grew up in Dangriga and has witnessed, firsthand, the effects of climate change on town’s coastline.   Robert Mariano, Mayor, Dangriga [...]