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Belize’s Bakers’ Association Takes Matters Into Their Own Hands, Announces

Belize’s Bakers’ Association is looking to take matters into their own hands to raise the
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Belize gains access to $122m Adaptation Fund

Belize has gained access to as much as 122 million Belize dollars in grants for
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Belize and IDB Join Forces for “CLIMA” Program: A Focus

Belize and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have agreed to work together to focus on
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Boledo and Sunday Lottery Return in Belize, but Launch Not

Belize’s Boledo and Sunday Lottery are back, but not without some glitches.  Tickets officially went
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Last Minute Buyers Frustrated as Boledo Ticket System Faced Technical

While the excitement and anticipation were evident at the Downtown Plaza, late buyers were frustrated
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Government Lotteries Committee Addresses Technical Glitches, Assures Smooth Boledo Sales

While many missed out on participating in yesterday’s lottery draw due to a reported overload
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Boledo and Sunday Lottery Draws Return After Seven-Month Hiatus: Avid

After a seven month hiatus the Boledo and Sunday Lottery draws have returned.  For the
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Belize National Teachers Union Meets with Education Minister to Address

The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) and Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca, met at the
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Government Secures Additional Funds for Teacher Increments, Delays Blamed on

As it relates to the pending increments for teachers, the government has had to find
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Power Struggle at Belmopan City Council: Acting Mayor Controversy Persists

Tonight, the power struggle at the Belmopan City Council continues. Prior to leaving for COP28
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Cabinet Decides to Increase Archaeology Site Fees

The John Briceno Cabinet met in its weekly session on Thursday where several decisions were
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Opposition Urges Transparency: Calls for Public Disclosure of COP-28 Delegation

Tonight, the opposition is calling on the government to publicize the list of participants representing
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Tragedy Strikes Cayo District: Four Lives Lost in George Price

Four men from the Cayo District were killed in a highway collision last night on
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Police to add more checkpoints along highways; urge drivers to

The devastated families of last night’s incident are pleading for drivers to exercise caution and
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Atlantic Hurricane Season 2023 Comes to a Close: Belize Spared

June to November is the time of the year marked for the Atlantic Hurricane season. 
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Extreme Weather Hits Belize: Stagnant Cold Front Causes Flooding, Chief

The Chief Met Officer’s warning about the possibility of extreme weather events was seen firsthand
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Belize City Streets Flooded: Mayor Attributes Prolonged Flooding to Climate

This morning, residents were forced to dodge flood waters in Belize City after heavy showers
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Who approved the telephone allowance increase for CEOs?

Tonight, the six hundred dollar increase in telephone allowance for CEOs is dead. But, before
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Minister Musa says CEOs are underpaid

While Minister Fonseca merely surmised that the phone allowance for CEOs was justified, the Minister
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Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow Calls for Peace Amid Israel Conflict

Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow also weighed in on the prayer march for
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Senate Inquiry on Portico-Government Agreement Set to Begin Next Week,

The Senate Inquiry into the now notorious Definitive Agreement between Portico Enterprises and the Government
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Government CEOs Reverse Decision on Phone Allowance Increase

Chief Executive Officers within the Government service have announced through the Cabinet Secretary that they
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Legal Chaos Unfolds as Court Prosecutors Stage ‘Sick-Out’ for Wages

While the CEOs in government are standing down on the increase in phone allowances, court
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Churches march in support of Israel

Churches from various parts of the country gathered in Belmopan for a march calling for
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Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association Stands Firm on One-Year Deal

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) remains adamant about signing only a one-year commercial
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Minister Musa Reacts to Court’s Decision: Shyne Barrow to Remain

The Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has weighed in on the court’s decision to
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Belize Police Department Ramps Up Security for Holiday Season: Commissioner

The Belize Police Department is gearing up to crack down on crime during the upcoming
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Tragedy Strikes Roaring Creek Village: Four Residents Killed in Saturday’s

Tonight, several families are grieving following Saturday’s road traffic incident that killed four residents of
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Love News Exclusive: Survivor Points to Alcohol as Key Factor

As it relates to the cause of the accident, one of the survivors spoke exclusively
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Contradictory Reports on Court Prosecutors’ Sick-Out Spark Government Denial

Contradictory reports have surfaced regarding a staged sick-out by court prosecutors.  This morning, reports surfaced
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PSU Threatens Action Over Government’s Phone Allowance Increase Amid Prosecutor

The unfulfilled agreement made with the court prosecutors comes at a time when the Ministry
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Cyclists Injured in George Price Highway Incident: Driver Detained

There was a road traffic incident on Sunday morning on the George Price Highway. Love
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Leon Gentle Appointed as Chief Transport Officer: Ministry of Education

Reports surfaced over the weekend that Leon Gentle was being appointed as the new Chief
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Broad Daylight Shooting Claims Life of 24-Year-Old in Belize City

A man was murdered this morning in a broad daylight shooting in Belize City. Just
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Opposition Alleges PM Interference in Legal Case Amidst Residency Controversy

Tonight, the Opposition is alleging that Prime Minister John Briceno attempted to interfere in the
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Child Labour Education Campaign Concludes

Today, the Ministry of Labour and Local Government held a closing ceremony for its Child
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Religious Group Plans Peace March for Israel Amidst Calls for

Yesterday while dozens of Belizeans marched for peace in Palestine, a religious group was planning
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Four-Day Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas a step toward peace

After a day of delay, the four-day cease-fire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas is set to
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Foster Parents Charged with Manslaughter in Death of 4-Year-Old Ayana

Denver Plett and Lena Plett are facing manslaughter charges after a post-mortem confirmed that 4-year-old,
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Government Launches Comprehensive Investigation into Baby Ayana’s Tragic Death

In the matter of Baby Ayana’s death there are many angles to the investigation.  These
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Belize Joins Global March for Peace in Palestine and the

In other news, Belize joined countries across the world today in marching for peace in
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Temporary Cease-Fire Declared in Israel-Hamas Conflict

While governments across the globe continue to call for permanent peace in the Middle East,
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PM Briceno Dismisses Concerns of International Repercussions for Israel Decision

Will Belize face any repercussions from the international community for taking measures against Israel? Prime
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Tragic Death of 4-Year-Old in Foster Care Raises Questions About

Tonight, many are grappling with the circumstances surrounding the death of 4-year-old, Ayana Unique Bennet. 
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Spanish Lookout Community Mourns Foster Child’s Death

Tonight the Spanish Lookout community has expressed condolences to the biological mother.  The community chairman,
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Outcry in Succotz Village as 200-Year-Old Tree Chopped Up

A piece of history for Succotz Village, Cayo District, was tampered with over the weekend,
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Construction Worker in Critical Condition After Ambush; Police Detain Suspects

Police are probing into a shooting incident last night that left a construction worker in
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Belize City Records Latest Murder: 38-Year-Old Victim Targeted on Faber’s

On Friday night, Belize City recorded its latest murder. The shooting occurred just before midnight
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Judgment Reserved in Challenge to Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow’s Voter

Chief Magistrate, Jayani Wegodapola has reserved her judgment in the challenge of Opposition Leader Shyne
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Government Denies Misleading COP 28 Delegates List Shared by Opposition

The government says the list of COP 28 delegates shared by opposition members is misleading
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Belize Ambassador Urges Caution at Northern Border Amid Immigration Documentation

The Ambassador of Belize to Mexico is urging Belizeans to be attentive when crossing the
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Opposition Leader Moses Shyne Barrow Criticizes Belize’s Suspension of Diplomatic

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, has written a 7-page letter regarding the stance
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Youth Parliamentarian Reya Chi Advocates for UNICEF’s World Children’s Day

Youth Parliamentarian Reya Chi who performed as the Speaker of the House in last week’s
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Fire Destroys Houses on South Side of Belize City; Suspected

Two houses on the south side of Belize City were destroyed by fire this morning.
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Manhunt Underway for Escaped Prisoners Brian Castillo and William Carabantes

Tonight, authorities are on a manhunt for two prisoners who managed to escape police custody.
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Belize Aggressor IV Yacht Runs Aground in Lighthouse Reef Atoll:

This morning, the Belize Aggressor IV, a 115-foot-long yacht, ran aground in the Lighthouse Reef
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Taiwan President Meets with UN Ambassadors, Expresses Gratitude for Diplomatic

President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, met this week in Taiwan with the United Nations’ Permanent
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Belize Hosts 8th Multi-National Security Conference: International Cooperation Emphasized

This week, Belize hosted the 8th Multi-National Security Conference which brought together high-ranking military officials
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Construction Set to Begin at Belize Defense Force’s Forward Operating

Construction is set to commence at the Belize Defense Force’s Forward Operating Base on the
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Israel condemns Belize’s decision to suspend diplomatic relations with them

Israel has condemned Belize’s decision to suspend diplomatic relations with them, and its alignment with
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Belize City Man Found Guilty of Raping 9-Year-Old; Faces Sentencing

32-year-old, Charles Andrew Martinez, of Belize City will be sentenced next month after having been
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Belize City Resident Sentenced to 15 Years for Rape, Attempted

49-year-old, Giovanni Burns, was sentenced today to fifteen years in prison after he was found
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Central Bank Governor Advocates for Increased Competition Between Banks and

The Central Bank Governor, Kareem Michael, is preparing to push for greater competition between banks
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US State Department Issues Level Two Warning for Americans Traveling

The US State Department has issued a level two warning for Americans who plan to
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Belizean Man Faces Sentencing in Mexico for Illegal Weapon Possession

A Belizean man has been convicted of carrying an illegal weapon at the Customs Subteniente
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Former Foreign Minister Assad Shoman Speaks Out on Middle East

Former Foreign Minister, Assad Shoman, has been vocal on the crisis in the Middle East. 
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Mother of Four Arraigned for Child Abandonment as Toddler Found

A young mother of four was arraigned in court today after her 3-year-old child was
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Belize Takes Strong Stand Against Israeli Actions: Withdraws Ambassador Accreditation

The Government of Belize is taking a stand against the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) following
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Taiwan Grants Belize $3 Million for Low-Cost Housing Project in

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has signed a grant agreement with the
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Housing Minister Acknowledges Taiwan’s Generosity in Low-Cost Housing Project Agreement

Accepting the grant agreement on behalf of the government was Minister of Housing, Julius Espat. 
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Controversial Referendum Amendment Bill 2023 Signed into Law, Quashing Oceana’s

The Referendum Amendment Bill 2023 has been signed into law by the Governor General after
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Public Service Union Raises Concerns Over Disparate Tax Regime

The Public Service Union (PSU) has expressed concerns over the current tax regime. As it
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Public Service Union Advocates for Government Reacquisition of Unused Lands

Another subject brought to the forefront by the Public Service Union is the matter of
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Government Task Force and Public Service Union Join Forces Against

Then there is the issue of price gouging. The Government’s task force has already issued
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Corozal Free Zone Receives Facelift: New Road, Water System, and

The Corozal Free Zone is getting a much-needed facelift, inclusive of a new road, a
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Early-Morning Blaze Leaves Nine Displaced and Several Jobless on La

A devastating early-morning fire on La Isla Carinosa has left up to nine persons displaced
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Guilty Verdict in Three-Year Murder Trial: David Gonzalez Convicted of

After three years on remand, David Gonzalez’ murder trial concluded today with a guilty verdict. 
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Caye Caulker Residents Demand Action Against Illegal Beach Developments

Following today’s unfortunate incident on Caye Caulker, residents are calling on the government to address
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Belize Coast Guard Member Faces Dismissal After Altercation with Police

The Belize Coast Guard is awaiting the outcome of pending court cases against one of
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Lost BDF Rifle in Guatemala: Authorities Decide Against Purchasing Weapon

In mid-October, an M4 carbine rifle belonging to the Belize Defence Force was allegedly lost
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National Children’s Parliament Addresses Child Marriage Issue in Belize

Today, students from across the country participated in the 4th National Children’s Parliament, under the
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Floralia’s Future Hangs in the Balance as Belize High Court

Tonight, Floralia’s future is on life support after the Belize High Court ordered that its
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Online Shopping Scams Surge in Belize: Buyers Left in Financial

As the Christmas season quickly approaches, many shoppers are turning to online sites to make
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Belize Coast Guard Mourns Loss as Seaman Kimane Garcia’s Body

The body of Seaman Kimane Garcia was officially handed over to his family today.  It
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Fire Engulfs BELARGO Printing Outlet in Belize City

A typical workday at the printing outlet BELARGO in Belize City, ended in disaster today
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BSI/ASR Announces Record Payouts for Belize Cane Farmers Despite Production

Cane farmers will collectively be seeing payouts of almost six million dollars more for sugar
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Belize Coast Guard Member Faces Criminal Charges for Assault on

A member of the Belize Coast Guard, who is currently on interdiction, is facing criminal
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Tragic Accident Claims Life of Belize Coast Guard Seaman Kimane

A seaman of the Belize Coast Guard lies in the morgue tonight after falling victim
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Prime Minister Briceno Meets Multiple Cruise Lines in Miami

Tonight, in our continuous report of the Prime Minister’s recent meetings overseas, we bring you
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OAS Donates Firearm Marker Machine to Belize Police Department

Today the Organization of American States (OAS) donated a firearm marker machine to the Belize
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Executive Director of the NFSS explains how lab uses tech

While most of the firearms used to commit crimes enter the country illegally, there are
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