Government & Politics

Former Leaders Urge Church Intervention in Israel Ceasefire Call

Five former government leaders are calling on the Evangelical Churches to join the call for
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Haulover Bridge Opening Imminent

Drivers will get to experience the new Haulover Bridge, starting Thursday, February 1.  While the
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Mayan Communities Demand Government Meeting Over Land Policy Rejection

Tonight, tensions in the south remain high as several Mayan communities are demanding a meeting
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Maya Leader’s Address Sparks Controversy at Santa Elena Meeting

Of all the addresses delivered on Saturday at the Santa Elena meeting, the remarks made
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Belize City Council Denies Allegations of Misconduct Amidst Grader Purchase

The Belize City Council is rejecting what it says are false narratives being pushed by
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Government Moves to Regulate Social Media “News” blogs

Social media blogs claiming to be legit and credible sources of news will soon be
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Belize Introduces Electric Buses in Bid to Modernize Transport Sector

After almost two years of launching its e-mobility pilot project, the government will place five
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Government Explores Campaign Financing Regulations Amidst Anti-Corruption Efforts

The Government is currently engaged in research surrounding campaign financing.  Love News understands that through
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Belize Receives over 4,000 Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines

While the Covid-19 is now regarded as just a flu, and the death cases have
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Ministry of Education Partners with University of Belize for Sports

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology, has partnered with the University of Belize
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San Antonio Village Inaugurates Metered Water System After Years of

Yesterday, residents of San Antonio Village, Toledo gathered at their community center for the inauguration
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Justice of the Peace Association Holds Annual Meeting

The Justice of the Peace Association held its annual general meeting over the weekend, gathering
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Border Security Director Reveals Hundreds Granted Refuge

As authorities are on the lookout for the four persons traveling on fake Israeli passports,
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Mayan Villages Reject Government’s Land Policy, Minister weighs in on

Several Mayan villages in southern Belize have rejected the government’s draft land policy. The Maya
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Ministry of Education Completes Chromebook Distribution: Thousands of Devices Given

The final distribution of chrome books by the Ministry of Education Culture Science and Technology
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Justice of the Peace Annual General Meeting in Belize City:

If you’ve ever needed a document officiated, you’ll know the value of a Justice of
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Murder victim’s toddler placed in foster care

Minister of Human Development, Dolores Balderamos Garcia, has confirmed to the media that the 18-month
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Attempted Murder Trial Continues for Seaman Keyren Tzib: Defense to

Almost nine years later, and Seaman Keyren Tzib still has a court matter of attempted
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Local White Sugar Returns to Shelves: Government Addresses Scarcity and

Local white sugar is expected to return to the stores’ shelves today.  The announcement came
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Cabinet Agrees on Various Matters: Boost Program Continues, Tax Exemption

Cabinet met this past Monday where several matters were agreed upon.  The first is that
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Boost Program to Continue: Cabinet Pledges Close Monitoring of Beneficiaries

The government says its Boost Program is not going anywhere, but it will closely vet
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Dangriga Firefighters Get Upgrade: New Facility Inaugurated for National Fire

Firefighters in the cultural capital, Dangriga Town, now have a new high-tech facility. Today, the
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BDF Soldiers up in arms over pay cut

Several Belize Defence Force Soldiers are up in arms over what they say is an
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Ministry of Defence Rejects Ration Cut Claims: Dietary Changes Aimed

The Ministry of Defence and Border Security is rejecting what it says was a false
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Rural Water Restoration Project Underway

The Ministry of Rural Transformation and Community Development is working to ensure rural communities have
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Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art Childcare Center in Belmopan: SIF, Government, and

Today, the Social Investment Fund (SIF), the Government of Belize, and the Caribbean Development Bank
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Belmopan Mayoral Aspirant Denounces Political Mudslinging: Responds to Cheap Shots

The United Democratic Party’s Belmopan Mayoral Aspirant, Jacqueline Burns, says she’s staying away from the
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Ministry of Local Government Undertakes Nationwide Departmental Tour: Focus on

The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Transformation, Community Development, and Labor has embarked on a
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Gruesome Murder in Willow’s Bank: Investigation Underway After Woman Found

The reports of a woman’s murder, and her abandoned toddler surfaced at around eight o’clock
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Special Senate Inquiry postponed due to lack of quorum

The Special Senate Inquiry that was scheduled to take place today has been postponed to
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UDP Chairman says Public Should Stay Out of Police’s Rape

United Democratic Party Chairman, Michael Peyrefitte, says the public should stay out of the police’s
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San Pedro Town Council Reveals Financial Turnaround in Press Conference

Today, the San Pedro Town Council held a press conference to discuss its financial standing
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San Pedro Town Council Implements Secured Software for Efficient Financial

A major part of the council’s rebound was its overhaul of operating systems. The body
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San Pedro Town Council Establishes Fixed Asset Registry for Effective

And apart from making sure it accounts for every penny and dollar, the San Pedro
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Former Blue Economy Minister Andre Perez Unfazed by Cabinet Return

When will former Minister of the Blue Economy Andre Perez return to the Cabinet? He
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Opposition Party claims cops failing to keep crime at bay

The opposition believes that crime is out of control despite last year’s record-low number of
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Ministry of Local Government Embarks on Countrywide Tour to Enhance

The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Transformation, Community Development, and Labor has embarked on a
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Labour Act Overhaul on the Horizon: Belize Ministry of Labour

An overhaul of Belize’s Labour Act may be in the pipeline as the Ministry of
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Technical Workshop Held to Develop INFF Action Plan

The Government of Belize is working to establish an Integrated National Financing Framework (INFF) to
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Electioneering or Necessary Repairs? Minister Musa Responds to Uptick in

As municipal elections approach, many residents have observed an uptick in road works in their
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SSB Inspectors Stage ‘Sick Out’ in Protest

As many as fifteen inspectors from the Social Security Board’s Belmopan office called in sick
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Belize City National Fire Service to Finally Get Its Own

After almost two years of being housed at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex, the Belize
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Former Mayor of San Ignacio/Santa Elena Urges Current Mayor to

Former Mayor of San Ignacio/Santa Elena and Cayo Northeast Area Representative Orlando Habet is calling
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Minister Orlando Habet Tours Belize to Improve Ministry Services

The Minister of Sustainable Development, Disaster Risk Management, and Climate Change, Orlando Habet, has embarked
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Belize Reiterates Support for Taiwan’s Participation at World Health Assembly

Belize has reiterated its support for the Republic of China (Taiwan) to participate at the
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Ministry of Health Grants Licenses to Ten New Pharmacists in

This week, ten new pharmacists received licenses from the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The
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Regular Fuel Drops from $13.43 a gallon to $11.68

Keeping track of fuel prices has been quite an undertaking, especially since the government stopped
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Santander Belize Offers Sweet Solution to Sugar Shortage

As the government contemplates a price change for sugar, and as local consumers’ only option
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Prime Minister Briceno Meets US Senator Dodd: Talks Focus on

The US Embassy in Belize has confirmed that Prime Minister John Briceno and US Senator
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Cabinet Discusses Alcohol Consumption and Rum-Making Quality Control Concerns

The issue of alcohol consumption and its increase among the population was a discussion had
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Attorney Orson Elrington steps down as UDP’s Legal Advisor

Orson Elrington has stepped down as the legal advisor for the United Democratic Party (UDP). 
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Fort George Artisan Alley Renovation Project Officially Inaugurated by Belize

The Belize Tourism Board’s (BTB) efforts to renovate the Fort George tourism Zone is well
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Belize’s Diplomatic Ties with Israel: Minister Fonseca Says Nation Not

When will Belize reinstate diplomatic ties with Israel? In November last year, the government of
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Minister Fonseca Touts Success of Government’s Free Education Program

Minister of Education Francis Fonseca says the government’s free education program has produced significant results.
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Government Aims to Revive Citrus and Banana Industries: Slow Progress

The government hopes to revive the once-vibrant citrus and banana industries. In recent years, production
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Valley of Peace Village Enjoying Climate-Resilient Road Opening to Boost

Farmers from Valley of Peace Village will now have a much easier time transporting produce
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Minister Mahler Tours Stann Creek West: Community Meeting in Red

Stann Creek West Area Representative, Rodwell Ferguson, was joined by Minister of Tourism and Diaspora
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Construction of New San Pedro Hospital: Contract Signing Expected by

The contract to cement the construction works for a new San Pedro Hospital is expected
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Minister Fonseca Juggles Foreign Affairs and Education Portfolios

It’s been eighteen days since Minister Francis Fonseca assumed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
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Vital Statistics Unit’s Mobile Clinic Benefits Hundreds in Cayo District

This past weekend, the Vital Statistics Unit (VSU), in collaboration with UNICEF and Orlando Habet,
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Foreign Minister Francis Fonseca Aims for Sarstoon Protocol with Guatemala’s

Belize’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Francis Fonseca, says he is hopeful
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US Special Presidential Advisor Christopher J. Dodd to Visit Belize

The US Special Presidential Advisor (SPA) for the Americas, Christopher J. Dodd, is expected in
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Andre Perez’s return to Cabinet not ruled out by PM

It has been five months since former Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, Andre
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Belize Enhances National Security with Inauguration of Twelve-Million-Dollar Surveillance Radar

Belize’s capability to detect incoming aircraft has been greatly improved with the historic installation of
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Belize Celebrates Two Years of Blue Bond Agreement: Significant Debt

After two years of achieving one of the largest debt-for-nature swaps in the world, the
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Belize’s ‘Resilient Bold Belize’ Project Aims to Raise Over $160

Under the Blue Bond initiative, the government is moving to establish a Project Finance for
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Government of Belize to Invest in Coast Guard and Fisheries

The Government of Belize is investing heavily in the Belize Coast Guard and the Belize
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Over a Hundred Laptops Donated to Sacred Heart Junior College

Over a hundred laptops were provided to the Administration of Sacred Heart Junior College in
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Orange Walk Town Honors Belize’s First Premiere and Prime Minister,

A special ceremony was held yesterday in Orange Walk Town in honour of the Right
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People’s United Party Ensures Legacy of George Cadle Price Lives

While it has been 12 years since the passing of George Cadle Price, the People’s
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Government Approves Land De-reservation in Dangriga for First-Time Land Owners

Government has approved the de-reservation of a portion of land in Dangriga that will be
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Government and San Benito Poite Village Leaders Sign Agreement for

The Government of Belize and the leaders of San Benito Poite Village, Toledo signed a
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Former Area Representative Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez Triggers Recall Petition Against

Former Port Loyola Area Representative, Anthony “Boots” Martinez, has handed over signatures to trigger a
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National Sports Council Prepares to Launch Mobile App for Fundraising

The National Sports Council (NSC) is preparing to launch a new mobile application to help
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GOB seeks funding for $100 Million Wastewater Treatment Project

President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), Ana Gisela Sanchez Maroto, is
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Ministry of Education Partners with NICH for Upkeep of George

This Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Technology of Belize is teaming up with the
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Corozal Free Zone Road Rehabilitation Breaks Ground

Today saw the ground-breaking for the rehabilitation of the Santa Elena Access Road to the
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CABEI President Visits Belize to Strengthen Collaborations

President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), on her first official visit
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PM Briceno in Support of Raising Legal Drinking Age to

Prime Minister John Briceno told the media today that he would like to see the
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GOB Commences Establishment of Commission of Inquiry for Sugar Industry

The Government of Belize has commenced the establishment of its Commission of Inquiry into the
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Foreign Affairs Minister Fonseca Meets with US Ambassador

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Francis Fonseca, met with the US Ambassador to
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PM Briceno Addresses Concerns on Immigration Strategy, E-Passports, and Amnesty

When Senator Eamon Courtenay demitted office at the end of 2023, the Prime Minister decided
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Commissioner of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Greg Ch’oc to Demmit Office

Commissioner of Indigenous Peoples Affairs, Greg Ch’oc will be demitting office at the end of
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Belmopan Mayor Invites Political Aspirants for “An Orientation at City

Belmopan outgoing Mayor, Sheran Palacio, has scheduled an event she has coined as, ‘An Orientation
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Briceno Admin Announces CEO Shuffle

Love News has confirmed a minor shuffle of some three Chief Executive Officers in the
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Senate Inquiry Resumes: First Witness Examined on Portico’s Definitive Agreement

The second session of the Senate Inquiry surrounding Portico’s Definitive Agreement opened this morning in
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White Sugar Import Arrives in Belize

White sugar is expected to hit the store shelves come tomorrow.  It is not the
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Land Gift Initiative: 350 Employees at Ready Call Center BPO

350 employees at Ready Call Center BPO are now first-time landowners through the Land Gift
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BNTU Expresses Discontent Over Government’s Handling of Sugar Cane Farmers’

President of the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU), Jorge Mejia, was on the ground earlier
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Deadline Tension: Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Await Signed Deal as

Many of the cane farmers who showed up today have been out there since nine
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Bridge Dilemma in San Pedro, Columbia Village Raises Questions About

As policy for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and housing, they are not allowed to
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People’s Constitution Commission Continues Nationwide Campaign for Constitutional Reform

The People’s Constitution Commission (PCC) continues to engage Belizeans countrywide on their constitutional rights and
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PUP Southern Caucus Gathers in Punta Gorda for Mayoral and

The People’s United Party, particularly its southern Caucus, met up in Punta Gorda this weekend. 
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UDP Announces Manifesto Release on the horizon as Municipal Elections

Also preparing for the March 6 municipals is the opposition slate.  This morning on the
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Sugarcane Deal in Limbo: Delay Caused by Typo Sparks Concern

It was some 24 hours ago that the sugarcane farmers were in a celebratory mood
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PM Briceno’s Swift Intervention Resolves Belize Sugar Impasse: Two-Year Deal

This brokered 2-year deal comes after six days of flaring tensions, two roadblocks, and strenuous
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