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75 Amnesty Registration Cards Distributed in Orange Walk

After months of vetting, the Ministry of Immigration distributed seventy-five amnesty registration cards in Orange
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PSU Calls for Government Correction of Unlawful Member Transfers

The Public Service Union is rallying against what it says is the unlawful transfer of
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PUP Holds National Party Council Meeting

Over the weekend, the People’s United Party held a National Party Council meeting in Belize
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PM Briceno says it was simply confidentiality

Confidentiality :::: Prime Minister John Briceno says that is the reason the government is denying
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Former Lands Commissioner Vallejos Appears Before Senate Inquiry

Former Lands Commissioner, Wilbert Vallejos, appeared before the Senate Inquiry in the afternoon session.  Vallejos
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Deputy PM weighs in on Maya Land Rights Policy

Deputy Prime Minister, Cordel Hyde, also weighed in on the land rights policy today and
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Belize City Mayor and Slate Discuss Campaign Trail Reception on

Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner made an appearance on The Morning Show today along with
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Belize City Mayor Speaks on Council’s Finances

As Bernard Wagner and his slate of city councilors are going around the city campaigning,
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Orange Walk East Representative Partners with Ministry for Land Distribution

The Area Representative of Orange Walk East is working with the Ministry of Natural Resources
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Political Endorsement Sparks Questions in Belize City Mayoral Race: Mayor

Municipal elections are one month away, and both political parties are ramping up their campaign
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Caribbean Shores Residents Become First-Time Landowners in Ministry Initiative

One hundred residents of the Caribbean Shores are now first-time landowners. The recipients were granted
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Education Reform Bill Advances Despite Concerns Over Resource Allocation

Reform in the education sector was a major topic of discussion at Friday’s meeting of
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Immigration Department Scandal Unveiled: Employee on Leave Amidst Fraud Probe

An employee at the Immigration Department is on a 30-day administrative leave, giving the government
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Senate Showdown: PM Confirms Meeting Despite Opposition Objections

Despite objections from the opposition, the Senate meeting scheduled for February 8 will proceed as
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House of Representatives Tackles Crucial Issues in First 2024 Sitting

The House of Representatives met in Belmopan this morning for the first sitting for 2024. 
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UDP Administration to blame for BDF Salary Issue says PM

Another issue was the recent adjustments to the salaries of soldiers of the Belize Defence
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PM Blames Magistrates’ Salary Issue on UDP Administration

Of recent, there were also queries regarding the salaries of magistrates, prosecutors and crown counsels. 
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Fiery Exchanges Mark Start of National Assembly Session

As has become the tradition, there were fireworks inside the National Assembly.  Actually, within the
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Belmopan Mayor calls out Minister Dolores Balderamos Garcia

Mayor Sheran Palacio – she is a one-term mayor for Belmopan who has become known
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Stench Plagues Pound Yard: Residents Demand Action as Odor Worsens

For some time now, an underground stench has been brewing, and has been affecting businesses,
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Municipal Election Countdown: Campaigns Heat Up as Nomination Day Nears

With only 36 days left for the upcoming municipal elections, the aspiring mayors and city
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BSI and BSCFA still have don’t have an agreement

The number of farmers protesting has dwindled in the north, but despite that dip in
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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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Prime Minister Briceno Cuts Vatican Trip Short Amid Sugar Industry

Prime Minister John Briceno is back home after canceling his trip to the Vatican City. 
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Opposition Leader Barrow Blames Government for Sugar Industry Turmoil

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, has attributed the chaos in the sugar industry
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Social Security Board Union Members on Go-Slow Over Transfer Policies

The union members attached to the Social Security Board (SSB) are now on a go-slow. 
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Belize Secures Over BZ$3 Million in Grant Funding for Climate

The Government of Belize has received substantial grant funding of BZ$3,157,028 dedicated to advancing critical
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PM Briceno Highlights Healthcare Advancements and National Health Insurance Expansion

Durіng the Рrіmе Міnіѕtеr’s New Year Message, John Вrісеnо hіghlіghtеd thе ѕіgnіfісаnt аdvаnсеmеntѕ mаdе іn
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Health Ministry Secures New CT Scan for KHMH

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is finalizing the procurement of a new CT scan
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“Blue Wave” in Municipal Elections? Minister Kevin Bernard Confident in

Orange Walk East Area Representative Minister Kevin Bernard says he’s predicting another blue wave for
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Government Explores Code of Conduct for Elected Leaders After Sexual

The Government of Belize is exploring the implementation of a formal code of conduct for
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Minister Courtenay’s Departure: PUP Chairman Addresses Impact on Belize’s International

Will Minister Eamon Courtenay’s departure affect Belize’s image on the international stage? PUP Chairman Henry
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Government Defends Port of Belize Acquisition Amid Criticisms

Minister of the Public Service and Constitutional and Political Reform Henry Charles Usher says the
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Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Courtenay Confirms Departure; Succession Plan Unveiled

Our reports in last night’s news of Minister Eamon Courtenay’s departure was confirmed today by
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PUP Unveils Mayoral Candidate for Belmopan

The son of the late and former Government Minister, Agripino Cawich, is the PUP Mayoral
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Senator Eamon Courtenay Reportedly Set to Depart from Foreign Trade,

Latest information reaching our newsroom is that Senator Eamon Courtenay will be demitting office at
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Government Approves Funds for Annual Christmas Cheer Program Across Constituencies

In the spirit of Christmas, the Government of Belize has approved a disbursement of funds
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PUP Stalwart Bill Lindo Criticizes Party in Online Article, PM

Criticism of a political party in government is a part of politics, and on rare
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Prime Minister Briceno Commends Belize Coast Guard at Christmas Luncheon

Prime Minister John Briceno was the guest speaker today at a Christmas luncheon for the
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Prime Minister Applauds Belize Police and Officials for Reduction in

Prime Minister John Briceno has commended the work of the Belize Police Department, as well
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Belize Urges Respect for International Law Amid Venezuela-Guyana Tensions

Another territorial issue that Briceno commented on was the reported high handedness of the Venezuelan
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PM says Government Working to Find Solution to Prevent Bread

From sugar to bread, the government is working to prevent an uptick in the controlled
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Former Port CEO Appointed Interim Head as Government Takes Over

The government has appointed former Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Belize Arturo Vasquez
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PM Briceno Responds to Stevedores’ Demands: Christian Workers Union Seeks

And PM Briceno also responded to the Christian Workers Union’s demand for a 4.9-million-dollar redundancy
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Joint Public Accounts Committee Alerts Government: Public Ministries Face Over

There are over forty instances of theft or pilfering that have been reported within the
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PM Briceno Addresses Accusations of Racism: Belmopan Mayor Alleges Discrimination

Prime Minister John Briceno has responded to Belmopan Mayor Sharon Palacio calling him racist. Last
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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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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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Opposition Leader calls PM Briceno “most mentally bankrupt” Prime Minister

Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow says Prime Minister John Briceno has lost his
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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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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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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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PM Briceno Accuses Opposition Leader Barrow of Mocking the Courts

Prime Minister John Briceno believes the Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, is making
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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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UDP Calls for Resignation of Minister Andre Perez Amidst Sexual

Based on accusations of sexual harassment, the women’s group of the United Democratic Party (UDP)
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UDP calls for Minister Andre Perez to resign

While many in the court of public opinion and from the opposition are calling for
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Are Sexual Scandal In Politics The Norm?

The sexual scandal that is leading in all news outlets this evening is not new
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UDP Chairman asks why Andre Perez matter wasn’t reported to

Another point of contention that Peyrefitte spoke on was the fact that the Prime Minister
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Wendy Auxillou Saga Could Reach Settlement Soon

And, finally on the Wendy Auxillou allegations, reports have reached our newsroom that a settlement
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Minister Julius Espat says 11th Amendment is not an attack

While the opposition insists that the motion was a direct attack on Barrow’s leadership, the
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Speaker of the House Temporarily Vacates Seat as Privilege Motion

Once a privilege motion is filed in the House, it supersedes the current matters and
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Show of Unanimous Support: PUP Backs Prime Minister Briceno Amid

Several press statements were released today, expressing full confidence in Prime Minister John Briceno.  The
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UDP Chairman says Pm Briceno should have kept his mouth

Prime Minister John Briceno has taken some flack this past week over a comment he
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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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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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