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Opposition Leader joins CWU in taking issue with lack of

The Christian Workers Union is not the only entity concerned about the government’s interim board
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U.S. Donates Administrative Building to Belize Defence Force in Corozal

The Belize Defence Force (BDF) has a new building in northern Belize thanks to the
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Fatal Collision in Northern Belize: Elderly Man Dies in Phillip

Sticking in the North: an elderly man lost his life in a road traffic incident
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Guatemala Requests ICJ Intervention in Belize-Honduras Dispute Over Sapodilla Cayes

Guatemala is asking the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to approve an intervention in the
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Christian Workers Union Seeks $4.9 Million Redundancy Package from GOB

The Christian Workers Union says it welcomes the Port of Belize’s nationalization but wants a
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CWU wants say in who sits on Port of Belize

While the CWU hopes for an audience with GOB, an interim Board of Directors for
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Ministry of Transport Scrambles to Replace Bus Runs After Floralia’s

The Ministry of Transport is scrambling to replace the bus runs that were affected by
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Senate Debates $86.9 Million Appropriations Bill for Public Sector Expenditure

The Senate convened today in Belmopan where they debated several Bills brought from last week’s
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Belize and El Salvador Launch Negotiations for Partial Scope Agreement

Belize and El Salvador are working to increase trade relations with the establishment of a
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Stabbing Incident in La Isla Bonita Takes a Twist: Cops

Police have launched an investigation into a stabbing incident on La Isla Bonita that left
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Belize Police Department Cleans House: Four Officers Dismissed in Connection

And while those cops are under the microscope, five others have been given the boot.
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Christian Workers Union Welcomes Port Nationalization but Demands Justice for

The Christian Workers Union (CWU), the union representing most stevedores, says that while it welcomes
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Government Secures Nationalization of Port of Belize in Landmark Deal

Government has brokered a deal with the owners of the Port of Belize Limited to
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Government Strikes Deal to Acquire Port of Belize at Reportedly

As we noted, the government is reportedly acquiring the Port of Belize at a massive
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Government Commits to Full Funding of Salaries and Allowances for

Grant-aided schools across the country will see the government paying full salaries, allowances and pension
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Expansion of Educational Support: Government Takes Over Allowances for Administrative

In addition to the salaries for teachers and non-teaching staff, the government is also taking
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Grant Aided Managing Authority Expresses Gratitude as Government Commits to

Shortly after Minister Fonseca’s announcement in the House, the Grant Aided Managing Authority of Schools
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Belize Tourism Board Launches New National Cruise Tourism Policy Hoping

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) launched a new National Cruise Tourism Policy earlier today. The
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Authorities monitoring two cases of meningitis in Belmopan

Authorities are keeping a close eye on two cases of meningitis in Belmopan, involving two
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Police Officers Face Interdiction as Prisoners Escape Under Watch: Manhunt

Two police officers are facing interdiction after two prisoners escaped under their watch.  Tonight, the
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Is the government contemplating buy back of the Port of

Cabinet ministers met today at the House of Culture in Belize City to finalize several
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Jet Blue Launches Non-Stop Flights from New York to Belize:

People looking to travel between Belize and New York, USA now have the option of
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San Pedro Retired Teacher Arrested for Fraud: Allegedly Swindled Buyer

A retired teacher of San Pedro Town has been arrested and charged for obtaining property
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Prime Minister Briceno Faces Unprecedented Questioning by Joint Public Accounts

Prime Minister John Briceno was called before the Joint Public Accounts Committee yesterday in Belmopan. 
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Holiday Raffles Warning: Ensure You Have a Permit or Face

Whether you are running an organization, a business for profit or non-profit, or just a
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Inquiry into Controversial Portico Agreement Begins

The first in a series of hearings took place today surrounding the genesis and the
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Is the BNTU contemplating a strike ?

There have been contradicting reports today about a decision to strike taken by the Belize
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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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