Government & Politics

La Isla Bonita has 36 new Justices of the Peace

The JP Association’s San Pedro branch has 36 new members in its chapter. The Justices
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Belize’s highways free of major damages from Hurricane Lisa

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development says that Belize’s highway system received little to no damage
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ECLAC Data and Policy Workshop held as COP27 continues in

The workshop, which is being supported by the Economic Commission for Latin American & the
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The century old “Swing Bridge” survives Hurricane Lisa’s impact

The Swing Bridge – it’s one of the oldest landmarks of Belize City that was
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Stann Creek Village Leaders Meet to Discuss How Funds Will

Village leaders from the Stann Creek District were in Belize City over the weekend intent
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UDP Constituencies Were Also Aided through Constituency Development Fund

This weekend the Belize District was bustling with Area Representatives visiting their constituents to provide
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GOB Looking to Crack Down On Building Standards

The Government of Belize is now planning to raise the building standards and implement stricter
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Mayor Wagner speaks on Hurricane Lisa’s lessons

Hurricane Lisa’s rampage of the Belize District has undoubtedly left a mark on many residents.
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Belize reps at FOPREL meeting in Costa Rica

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Ramon Cervantes
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Belize Continues to Rebound After Being Devastated by Lisa

The Government of Belize is in “relief mode” as area representatives continue to assist their
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BNTU President is not happy with how GOB is handling

While the focus of today’s event by the Belize National Teachers’ Union was the post-Hurricane
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BNTU President says GOB’s reinstatement of CEO allowance “a kick

A kick in the face: that’s what Senator Elena Smith said today of the Government’s
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Cayo North Constituents Experience Crop Damage During Hurricane Lisa

While Hurricane Lisa devastated much of Belize City and some areas of rural Belize, the
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7PM to 6AM Curfew For Belize District

Prime Minister of Belize Hon. John Briceno has announced that there will be a 7:00
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Ministry Monitoring Canal Capacity

Kindly be advise that the Ministry has its team monitoring the canal capacity and we
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PM John Briceno Declares State of Emergency

Prime Minister issued an audio message, explaining that he has spoken to the Attorney General
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GOB Launches Maritime Economy Plan

The Government of Belize Launched the Maritime Economy Plan today. This plan defines policies and
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BTV visit the Sapodillas: illegal fishing still taking place

Over the weekend, the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) went on a surveillance expedition of the
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BTV: Wi wanh bak wi flag!

The Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) also were on the Sarstoon River this weekend, about six
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CARICOM Ministers are preparing for COP27

Countries in the Caribbean Community are preparing for the upcoming COP27 which will be held
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Former UDP Leader Protests In Front of UDP HQ

Former UDP Leader Patrick Faber has emerged- this time with a handful of supporters in
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PM Briceno Responds to PSU’s Concerns on CEO Allowances

The Public Service Union yesterday called on the government to unfreeze public officers’ increment. This
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Cabinet Secretary defends the restoration of CEO allowances

Tonight, Cabinet Secretary Stuart Leslie is defending the restoration of all allowances for government CEOs.
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UDP Leader says GOB does not prioritize well

The United Democratic Party hosted a press conference this morning at their headquarters in Belize
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UDP Lead Senator criticizes GOB for its handling of Pact

Another issue that was raised was the Government’s decision to accede to the Pact of
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UDP Shadow Minister of Health speaks on ‘emergency’ at KHMH

Coming off their press conference yesterday, the KHMHA Workers’ Union say that they are now
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Area Rep to Assist Reyes Family

Last night, we told you about the Reyes family of Holy Emmanuel Street in Belize.
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Local Government examines expanding Dangriga’s boundaries

A public consultation was held last night in Dangriga Town. Residents gathered to speak with
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Allowances for Government CEO’s Fully Restored

Allowances for government CEOs have been restored to one hundred percent. That was confirmed today
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PSU Calls On Members to be Ready for Action

But the Public Service Union is not accepting the Prime Minister’s explanation. Today in an
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DPM Hyde Comments on JUNT

And the Joint Union Negotiating Team isn’t too happy with the Government at the moment.
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KHMH Staff wants to be pensionable

Yesterday, the leaders of the KHMHA Union hosted a press conference in which several issues
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PM Provides Update on Sugar Impasse

The sugar industry is at a familiar but critical crossroad. The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’
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UDP to Endorse Ian Jones for Collet

Ian Jones, the former Director of the National Sports Council, will be endorsed as the
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Business Senator talks about the upcoming minimum wage increase

Come 2023, the minimum wage will increase to 5 dollars per hour. It’s a promise
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Chamber and Trade Unions appear happy on the progress of

The Occupational Safety and Health Bill has been ventilated since 2014 and the proposed law
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PM says IMF is happy with Belize’s handling of its

Representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are in Belize meeting with Government leaders. It’s
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PM Hosts Land Clinic in OW Central

Prime Minister John Briceno was in his constituency of Orange Walk Central today for a
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Belize participates in 3-day exchange on universal health coverage in

Representatives of health sectors across the Caribbean, including Belize, are in St. Lucia participating in
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UDP Vice Chairman Alberto August says Recall against UDP Leader

Tonight the UDP recall saga continues. This time, the leader of the recall petition, UDP
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UDP Vice Chairman says Signatures Should not be rejected

August went on to share some instances where the vetting process failed. In one particular
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Who is Behind the Recall Attempt?

And since the recall process was started a couple of weeks ago, reports quickly surfaced
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Former UDP Leader Comments on Attempt Recall

This afternoon we asked the former leader of the UDP, Dean Barrow, for his thoughts
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UDP Deputy Leader Comments on Recall Petition

One person who has seemingly been quiet about the internal rumblings of the UDP is
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Minister of Health Addresses Concerns about Meeting with Health Workers

Also responding to the union’s concerns this morning was Health and Wellness Minister Kevin Bernard.
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Agriculture Minister Provides Update on Sugar Impasse

 The longstanding battle between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and the BSI/ASR continues.
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Business Senator explains why he supported Senate motion on Pact

On Monday, the Senate introduced a motion, which Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay called extremely important
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Health Minister says Explains Delays in Medication Supply

In an interview with Love News, Health and Wellness Minister Kevin Bernard addressed concerns related
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GOB Participates in PAHO One Health Initiative

The Ministry of Health and Wellness today launched the National One Health platform. This electronic
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Caribbean Public Health Agency Says the Solution to Climate Change

The Second Caribbean Congress on Adolescent and Youth Health which was being held in Kingston,
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Commemoration Service held in honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II

A special service was held on Saturday morning in Belize City. The event, which was
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A Ban on Ministerial Travels ?

Over the past few months, government ministers, CEOs and other technical officials have been travelling
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Workshop Training for Data Collection, Analysis & Integrated Assessment of

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management through the National Climate
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UB Students Train in Silage Making

The Ministry of Agriculture this morning held a training session for UB students on Silage
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National Kriol Council “disappointed” that it would not be on

The National Kriol Council says it is disappointed that it is not going to have
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GOB Launches the Belize Sustainable Oceans Plan

Today, the Government of Belize officially launched its Marine Spatial Planning Process under the name
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