Government & Politics

GOB Launches Strategic Plan to Create a Better Future for

The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Economic Development launched the Medium Term Development
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PM Departs Country for New York City

Prime Minister John Briceno left the country today en route to New York City. PM
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Will the KHMH Finally Get a New CT Scan?

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is looking to procure a CT Scan machine for
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MOHW Works On Improving Central Medical Stores

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is also planning on housing all medical supplies and
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CitCo Looks to Expand Parking Meter Project

The Belize City Council is looking to expand the Parking Meter Pilot project. The project
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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community donates to Belmopan City Council

The Belmopan City Council yesterday received a water filtration system. The donation comes courtesy frim
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Will Brad’s Gaming Group Limited Lose Lottery License to GOB?

Brads Gaming Group Limited (BGGL) continues to face uncertainty regarding the future of its license
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BGGL’s Attorney Says it was in GOB’s Plan to Revoke

We also spoke with Former Prime Minister, Senior Counsel Dean Barrow this afternoon, who says
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Ministry of Immigration Continues its Investigation into Asian Migrants

The Ministry of Immigration continues investigations into the influx of undocumented migrants into Belize. For
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PUP Northern Caucus Requests the launch of a Commission of

The People’s United Party Northern Caucus is requesting that a Commission of Inquiry be created
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Briceño Administration Plans Budget for New Fiscal Year

These coming weeks are crucial for the Briceño Administration to outline a budget for the
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Update on Ombudsman Post

We also asked the Prime Minister for an update on the Ombudsman. In December 2022,
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Belize City Bus Terminal to Undergo Restoration

 The Belize City Bus Terminal is undergoing major restoration to its infrastructure. The terminal was
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New Inspection Sites to Be Opened for Upgraded

Transport Minister, Rodwell Ferguson, is also moving forward steadily with the plan to upgrade and
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Lack of Bus Runs from Mexico and Guatemala Put a

Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson, also gave an update on the bus runs of ADO
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Alta Vista Villagers Get Access to Clean Running Water

The residents of Alta Vista Village, Stann Creek will soon have access to clean running
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Is it time for the PSWT to be dissolved

Tonight, the battle over whether to dissolve the Public Sector Worker’s Trust or keep it
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Minister of Health says COVID-19 numbers are decreasing

 COVID-19 cases continue to see a decrease in numbers, according to Minister of Health Kevin
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The US Embassy donates new building to the San Jose

The United States Government has also been working with the Government of Belize on areas
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U.S. Embassy Donates Medical Supplies to MOHW

The U.S. Embassy in Belize has also provided a donation of medical equipment, which will
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Belize’s Foreign Ministry receives hurricane relief from Lithuania and Panama

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration continues to engage with its bilateral
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Taiwan donates satellite equipment for fisheries safety to Belize

The Ministry of the Blue Economy has received satellite equipment and a tracking monitoring system,
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Belize Assume Presidency of SICA; Official Handing Over takes place

Belize is present at the Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR) which ends on Sunday at
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Belize Heads Coordinación Educativa y Cultural Centroamericana (CECC)

And in related news, a ceremony this morning was held to facilitate to transfer of
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Minister Cervantes says his move was a strategic decision by

Minister of State, Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes, says that his move from the Ministry of Foreign
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Rissela Dominguez-Patt is New Labor Commissioner

The Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour, and Local Government announced today the appointment
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National Fire Service Gets Much Needed Assistance

This morning the Belmopan Fire Department received a donation of U.S.-funded supplies from the US
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Minister Habet says the National Fire Service has improved tremendously

The capabilities of the National Fire Service have improved tremendously under the Briceno Administration, according
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The Belmopan Fire Department has a new Dispatch Operations Center

The Belmopan Fire Department has been able to improve its response to fires. A crucial
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The National Fire Service is hoping to improve its fleet

The National Fire Service is working to improve its fleet of fire trucks. The trucks
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DYS and Vistro team up to create travel app for

Everyone knows the challenges of commuting daily. For students, it’s often a rat race, trying
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Sustainable Development Minister discusses ministry priorities during Cabinet retreat

Yesterday, we reported on Prime Minister John Briceño’s Cabinet retreat. He and his ministers paid
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An Update on PG Motorcycle Accident

Yesterday, we told you about the man who was injured in a motorcycle accident in
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MOECST continues to finalize its national curriculum reform framework

The Ministry of Education is finalising its national curriculum reform framework with final implementation to
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Marco Vidal Being Sought for Questioning

Police Commissioner Chester Williams confirmed this evening that former ACP Marco Vidal is being sought
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The BPP’s Leader wants the BPD to be overhauled

And the UDP is not the only political party weighing in on the allegations brought
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PM and Ministers participate in Cabinet retreat

In other news, Prime Minister of Belize John Briceño and his Ministers participated in a
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The LOO says GOB’s multi-sectoral approach to crime is failing

One person criticising Cabinet’s retreat is UDP Leader, Moses Barrow. He says that it’s time
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First Day of the International Tourism Trade Fair Kicks Off

Spain’s International Tourism Fair (Fitur) began today in Madrid with huge expectations. The king and
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PG Residents Call on Town Council to Fix Bridge

Residents of Punta Gorda Town are asking local authorities to place caution signs near a
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Update on Curriculum Reform

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education Dr Louis Zabaneh led a delegation of
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EJN Reps in Belize to Speak with Journalists

Representatives of the Earth Journalism Network returned to Belize this month to conduct a journalism
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New Legal Year Commences For Belize Senior Courts

The Senior Court of Belize began its new legal year with the traditional ceremony. This
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Remembering Rt. Hon. George Price

Belizean National Hero George Price was remembered on Sunday as Belize marked his birthday for
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LOO Says High Cost of Living is Burdening Belizeans

Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, says skyrocketing inflation on basic necessities is weighing
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Belizean Computer Science Expert Speaks on Andre Gray

Belizean-American inventor, Andre Gray, claims to have set the foundation for many of the internet’s
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PUP Chairman says the decrease in unemployment is the result

The Chairman of the People’s United Party, Minister Henry Charles Usher, says that last year’s
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Minister Usher says Belizeans need to be educated on their

The People’s Constitution Commission’s (PCC) greatest hurdle will be to educate the Belizean people on
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Minister Fonseca weighs in on GOB’s redistricting exercise

Over the next few months, the Elections and Boundaries Commission will be gathering data that
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MIDH Repairs Road Leading to Trio Village in Toledo

At the beginning of this week, teachers and hundreds of students of Trio Village, Toledo
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Newly found speeches of Belize’s first Premier displayed in a

On Monday, January 16, for the second time in Belize’s history, the nation will be
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Tourism industry optimistic about rebound to 2019 levels

The UN’s World Tourism Organisation says that an estimated 700 million tourists travelled internationally between January
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IDB President outlines goals for the region

The new IDB President, Ilan Goldfajn has delivered his first address since taking office. Government
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ITVET Gets Donation from Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change

Earlier this week, Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, Orlando Habet,
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Minister of Sustainable Development responds to queries regarding Waterloo’s appeal

Waterloo Investment Holdings has announced that it will appeal the Department of Environment’s denial of
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Should the business community reconsider its rep for the three-person

Now, who comprises the tribunal is something that could pose an issue. That’s because it
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Minister Habet welcomes “Monchi” Cervantes to the Ministry of Sustainable

Prime Minister John Briceno on Friday announced the reassignment of Minister of State Ramon Cervantes,
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Sustainable Development Minister says NEMO needs additional strengthening

Minister Cervantes will focus on the National Fire Service, the Solid Waste Management Authority, and
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What is Happening to the Water in Alta Vista Village?

The villagers of Alta Vista Village, Stann Creek are expressing great concerns about the current
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Ministry of Health and Wellness to upgrade fleet of ambulances

Cabinet also gave its approval for the Ministry of Health and Wellness to upgrade its
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Forensic Specialists from New Jersey Assist the NFSS With Cold

A team of forensic science specialists is in Belize assisting the Crimes Investigation Branch of
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Belize is doing its part to respond to global challenges

Belize’s Government is in the process of reviewing policies related to money laundering, the financing
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Belize assumes the Pro Tempore Presidency of CCAD

Belize has assumed the Pro Tempore Presidency of the Central American Commission on Environment and
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The Belize City Berger Field in nearing completion

The Minister of Youth and Sports Rodwell Ferguson says he is extremely pleased with the
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City Hall owed over thirty million in back taxes

Thirty million dollars- that’s how much is owed to the Belize City Council in property
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CITCO wants to improve the city’s traffic with the use

The Belize City Council is hoping to improve the city’s flow of traffic through the
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Onion farmers with the Minister of Agriculture and the BMDC

 Onion farmers from the north have met with the Minister of Agriculture, and the Marketing
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Lotteries Committee Awaits Response from Brads

The clock is ticking for the Brads Gaming Group Limited (BGGL) as they are expected
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PM Briceño Explains the Portfolio Adjustment of Minister Cervantes

We also asked Prime Minister John Briceno about his decision to reassign Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes.
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Why Hasn’t The Ombudsman Taken His Seat Yet?

And while Minister Cervantes has begun to settle in his new office, Ombudsman Retired Major
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PM Briceño Weighs in Two Weeks after the Implementation of

For some employees this week will be their first pay cheque after the implementation of
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Police Minister Weeds Out the Crooked Cops

Prime Minister, John Briceño, says Police Minister, Kareem Musa is weeding out crooked crops from
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New Medical Facility to be Constructed in San Pedro Town

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this morning between the Government of Belize and the
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Inflation Rate is 6.2% compared to 2021; SIB says food,

The Statistical Institute of Belize says that the inflation rate is 6.2 percent. That means
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Unemployment down to 5 percent, says Statistical Institute

Unemployment is at 5 percent. That’s according to the Statistical Institute of Belize following its
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The Census is almost done; SIB is working to meet

Belize’s population is estimated at some 444,802 people but a more definitive figure is where
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Mayor Wagner says MIDH’s CVRP Project had to be scaled

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing’s Climate Vulnerability Reduction Program (CVRP) is coming to
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Minister of Transport says major changes are coming

Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson, says that major changes are coming to Belize’s transport sector.
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Update on CITCO’s Plan for Electric Bus

In June of this year, the Government of Belize will receive the first fleet of
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Cabinet Hopes that Listening to the Famers and Miller Paves

 Prime Minister John Briceno says that Cabinet is prepared to listen to both the cane
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GOB and RET International Belize are working to stomp out

The Government of Belize through a partnership with RET International Belize is hoping to crack
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LOO Says BPD Needs More Accountability

One person who has been very vocal about his discontentment with the way the crime
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LOO Supports George Lovell as Standard Bearer for Belmopan

Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, is expressing support for one candidate vying for
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Hundreds of Toledo Students Unable to Get to School Due

The residents of Trio Village, Toledo are raising concerns about the worsening condition of the
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Valley of Peace Farmer’s Association Plea to GOB for a

The land dispute between the Valley of Peace Farmers Association and the Valley of Peace
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PM tours infrastructure projects Belize District

Prime Minister John Briceño spent part of last week in the Belize District, conducting site
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Belize receives assistance from the Republic of Korea

Belize has received humanitarian assistance from the people and the Government of the Republic of
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American National Discontent with Poor Service at Vital Stats Unit

The Vital Statistics Unit is often a place where Belizeans go with a sense of
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MOHW Warns Public Against Public Misinformation

Last week the Ministry of Health and Wellness issued a release warning the public against
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The Latest on COVID in Belize

As for the latest COVID-19 statistics. Dr Diaz explained that the country has experienced six
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Belize Business Bureau supports the immediate acquisition of the boledo

The Belize Business Bureau today said that it supports the immediate acquisition of the Boledo
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BBB President says a potential lawsuit from Brads is not

If the BBB President’s predictions about the revoking of Brad’s Boledo license come true, it
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Is the BBB a pro-government mouthpiece? The President says no

Throughout the course of the Briceño administration, the Belize Business Bureau have taken various stances,
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PM Briceno Reassigns Minister Ramon Cervantes Jr.

Prime Minister John Briceno on Friday announced the reassignment of Minister of State Ramon Cervantes,
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Let Girls Learn continues to inspire young women nationwide

Young women from Stann Creek and Toledo received their certificates on Saturday after successfully completing
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Minister Gilroy Usher Sr. Responds to Claims that the Contractor

Two weeks ago, Port Loyola Area Representative, Gilroy Usher Senior, was ready to hand over
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More Starter Houses to be Constructed in Port Loyola

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing (MIDH) is already looking to build four more
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Port Loyola Mother Receives Home Through MIDH Pilot Housing Project

After two weeks of delay, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing (MIDH) and Port
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Public Sector Workers’ Trust meets with beneficiaries in Stann Creek

The Public Sector Workers’ Trust has started a national tour. Representatives today were in Dangriga
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