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Police, the Anglican and Methodist Churches give back for the

Five families in the Belmopan area received much-needed assistance for the holiday season. The Police
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COVID-19 Numbers Are Back Up

Health officials are closely monitoring the number of new COVID-19 cases. That’s because the ministry
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Briceño Administration Reduces Petrocaribe Debt by Millions

The Government continues to negotiate with Venezuela to restructure the current Petrocaribe debt. During today’s
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Independent Media says registry merger opens corruption’s dark door

The independent media says that the recent merger of the IBC Registry and the Companies
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PM Briceño Says New Online Business Registry System Was Necessary

Prime Minister John Briceño also touched on the contentious topic of the newly launched Online
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GOB Continues to Tackle Inflation

Prime Minister, John Briceño, says GOB is exhausting every method to reduce the rate of
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Will Stakebank Approval Lead to Legal Battle?

The Stakebank Project recently got the green light from the National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC)
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All Systems A Go! Belize’s OBRS is on stream and

It is being heralded as a critical step in how Belize does business and on
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Orange Walk resident gunned down

Who killed Byron Herrera? That’s a question that remains unanswered after the 27-year-old Orange Walk
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Belize City man escapes shooting attempt in front of two

Tonight, a Belize City man is lucky to be alive after the shooter’s gun malfunctioned.
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Student dies in road traffic incident down south

Over the weekend, a student from the south lost her life in a road traffic
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Chamber reiterates position for a phased-in approach to minimum wage

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has reiterated its calls for a phase-in approach
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Ministry of Ed. continues to move towards competency-based curriculum

A large majority of the country’s primary schools have put the new curriculum into practice.
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Schools continue to recover post-Hurricane Lisa

Another challenge facing the school system at this time is the recovery efforts following Hurricane
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Man beaten and kidnapped in weekend home invasion in San

An elderly man from La Isla Bonita is the latest victim of an aggravated burglary
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US national robbed at gunpoint in Belize City

Two American nationals were robbed at gunpoint over the weekend on Baymen Avenue in Belize
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Human Rights Commission of Belize calls for protocol to enact

Human rights violations happen every day here in Belize and many of those vulnerable individuals
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Human Rights Commission helping migrants navigate amnesty application

Meanwhile, Belize is continuing – and has extended – its ongoing amnesty program for migrants,
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Eight year old US national injured while horseback riding in

Tonight, an eight-year-old boy, who was clinging to life in Belize, is back at home after
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Christmas Cheer is Here

Christmas cheer will be flowing through the veins of Belize’s constituencies. Prime Minister, John Briceño,
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The Good Governance Unit says GOB is serious about subscribing

Today, December 9, is observed as International Anti-Corruption Day, and the Good Governance Unit says
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NTCUB President says several laws need to be enacted now

Belize and the rest of the United Nations’ members are marking World Anti-Corruption Day today.
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The BPM says GOB needs to get serious about tackling

The Belize Peace Movement (BPM) is calling on the Government to take meaningful steps toward
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Minister of Home Affairs Chimes in On the Transparency of

The emergence of the Online Business Registry System as a result of a merger between
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Someone Is Yet to Be Charged for Fatal Ranchito RTA

Two months have passed since a major road traffic incident occurred on the Philip Goldson
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Investigation to Be Launched In Connection With American Fugitive’s Stay

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, says a full investigation will be carried out concerning
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OJ Elrington says his Cuban clients are in dire straits

The case of 4-year-old Dario de la Cruz remains unresolved at this time. The local
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Elstwin Willoughby’s case does not need to go to trial,

Last week, we reported on the matter involving port worker Elstwin Willoughby. On January 28,
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Security forces participate in important workshop on GBV

Activities marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence continued this week. An important
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Belizean Businesswomen Launch Networking Association

Businesswomen from all over the country converged today in Belize City to commemorate the launch
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Belize is the Pro-temp President of SICA

 Prime Minister John Briceño received the Presidency Pro-Tempore (PPT) of the Central American Integration System
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San Jose Succotz Villager Claims Police is Harassing His Family

San Jose Succotz Village resident, Miguel Lopez, held a one-man demonstration outside the Ministry of
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San Antonio Village has a new library

The residents of San Antonio Village, Cayo District now have access to a new library.
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The Association of Beneficiaries and Retried Public Officers wants GOB

The Association of Beneficiaries and Retried Public Officers have embarked on a countrywide campaign to
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Minister of Police is hopeful that this year’s murder rate

The Minister of Police Kareem Musa is hopeful that the number of murders will not
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Minister Musa says the public’s criticisms are welcomed

The Minister of Police wants the public to provide their recommendations on how to improve
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Christmas crime will be controlled says Police Boss

The Belize Police Department has placed more boots on the ground in Belize City to
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The Fire Departments is advising the public of the dangers

The Belize Fire Department is warning the public of the dangers surrounding the use of
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Caye Caulker Restaurant Owner Turns American Fugitive Over to the

American fugitive, Aldrick Scott, is back in the United States in the custody of the
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The Fire Department says last week’s fire in Sandhill was

The Fire Department has confirmed that the blaze which destroyed the scene of last month’s
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Minister Musa says the police are monitoring the movements of

The Belize Police Department is closely monitoring the movement of criminal elements in Central America.
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Will A Mediator Help With the Sugar Impasse?

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmer’s Association (BSCFA) and the Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refinery
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Former Ports Commissioner to become the new Ombudsman

Major H. Gilbert Swaso has been tapped to be the country’s next Ombudsman. Major Swaso,
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Media calls merger of the companies’ registries a fetter to

The merger of the IBC Registry and the Companies and Business Registry into the BCCAR
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The U.S. Embassy holds candlelight vigil to show support against

The new US Ambassador to Belize, Michelle Kwan, has joined the call to end gender-based
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US Ambassador Michelle Kwan says her experience has been “Un-Belizeable”

The newly appointed US Ambassador to Belize, Michelle Kwan, made her first public appearance last
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Police Minister to meet with the new US Ambassador

The Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, says is he looking forward to working with
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Port of Magical Belize can go ahead

Love News first broke the story that the National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC) rejected the
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DOE continues compliance monitoring of Stake Bank Project

Another of the cruise projects that the Department of the Environment has on its radar
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An Update on Benque Oil Spill

Back in October residents of Benque Viejo del Carmen Town in the Cayo District expressed
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Belize can meet its targets and obligation under the Blue

Yesterday, we reported that Belize received accolades for the successful negotiation and agreement on the
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Belize’s National Youth-15 Basketball Team has new gear

The Belize National Youth-15- Basketball Team has new gear thanks to the Minister of Home
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The Taiwanese Government donates 20k to the residents of Caribbean

The Government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) have donated twenty thousand dollars
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Met Service and Fortis team up for research and data

Representatives from the National Meteorological Service (NMS) and Fortis Belize Limited (FBL) gathered at Fortis
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Salvation Army Hosts Children’s Christmas Party

The Salvation Army hosted its annual Christmas party today. This is part of the organization’s
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Seven Hundred Children to Receive Toys Through Toy Drive

Positive Youths Organization will be hosting a toy drive around Belize City in the coming
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Chief Environmental Officer Explains Why Waterloo’s Port Project was Rejection

Yesterday, the Department of Environment (DOE) announced that it had rejected the Port of Belize
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DOE and BCCI Resolve Miscommunication

In related news, the DOE has responded to a press release issued by the Belize
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Oceana Belize responds to PM on seismic testing issue

Oceana Belize raised the alarm in November on a report that the Government of Belize
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Chief Environmental Officer discusses seismic testing in Belize

The environmental community has continued to champion for a continued moratorium on offshore drilling and
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Belize Government receives accolades for restructuring the Bond

The Government of Belize has received the award for Sovereign Restructuring Deal of the Year.
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Former House Speaker Sylvia Flores Passes

Today, the nation is mourning the loss of Former Minister, House Speaker, and Mayor, Sylvia
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Businessman Welcomes Increase in Minimum Wage

Government’s plan to increase the minimum wage to five dollars is expected to come into
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2023 Will Be Defining Year for 2023

And on the topic of inflation, businessman Santiago Santi Castillo spoke about the state of the
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NTUCB President discusses progress of OSH Bill

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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US Fugitive Detained in Belize

Yesterday, police in Caye Caulker captured a man wanted by authorities in the United States
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PeaceWork Belize is empowering female entrepreneurs

PeaceWork Belize has made the call for a training opportunity for 50 female entrepreneurs. It’s
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PeaceWork’s Media Smart campaign ends

Teachers in four schools were part of the project dubbed “Media Smart”. Those educators spent
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An Update on Marlon Castillo’s Recovery

Belizean cyclist Marlon Castillo continues to recover after losing his right hand following an accident
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IICA holds workshop on climate-responsive agriculture in Belize

Climate change is arguably the greatest existential threat to the survival of Belize and the
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Apples for Kids Fundraiser Was a Success

The Belize Camping Experience’s annual Apples for Kids fundraiser was a major success. Over a
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Delivery Truck Driver Robbed

A delivery truck driver was robbed at gunpoint of over twenty-five thousand dollars in cash
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LOO attends International Democratic Union Forum

Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow is in the United States participating in the
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Journalist Awarded BTB Broadcasting Scholarship

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) continues to dip its hand in fostering a better future
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DOE Rejects Port of Belize Port Expansion Project

This evening, the Department of the Environment has announced that it will not be giving
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Is COVID-19 back on the rise?

Tonight, health officials are closely monitoring the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. That’s because the
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MOHW Says No Mask Mandate this Holiday Season

While the Ministry of Health and Wellness is not expecting another major outbreak of the
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MOHW is working to keep its Belize’s medical professionals in

And as you heard, the ministry is not recommending a return of a face-mask mandate,
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Medical Supply Shortage Should Improve by Next Tender Cycle

Minister of Health and Wellness, Kevin Bernard, also addressed the claims of a continuous shortage
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Members of Public Service Commission Appointed

Diana Murillo Price has been officially appointed as the Chairlady of the Public Service Commission.
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Prominent Belizean cyclist injured in freak accident

Well-known Belizean cyclist Marlon Castillo lost his right hand in a freak accident yesterday morning.
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Belize participates in CARICOM-Cuba Summit

Belize is participating in the Eighth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the
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Representatives from the City of Houston, TX in Belize on

 Businesspeople from the U.S. city of Houston, Texas are in Belize for the next five
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Belmopan has a new poly-clinic

Residents of Belmopan and surrounding communities will now have better access to healthcare through the
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Orange Walk resident spreads a little the Christmas cheer

 The Christmas season is when we come together as a family, enjoy the delectable ham
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Are you ready to jump? Meet some entrepreneurs who have

Starting a business is not a decision people have taken willy-nilly. Many have taken the
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Belizean businesses awarded for their role in the 2022 Taiwan

Almost a dozen Belizean entrepreneurs were awarded this afternoon for their accomplishments at the 2022
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Belize City Family Receives New House

Tonight, a family of six will be spending their first night in a safe and
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Non-Communicable Diseases: How does Belize tackle them head on?

Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer and hypertension continue to ravage the Belizean population. The
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Belize Hipball Association Wins Gold at Seventh Mesoamerican Hipball Championship

The Belize Hipball Association brings home gold after participating in the seventh Mesoamerican Hipball Championships.
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Punta Gorda Lights Up Christmas Tree

The Punta Gorda Town Council illuminated the municipality’s streets last night with the official lighting
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UDP Endorses New Standard Bearer for Cayo South

Over the weekend, the United Democratic Party held an endorsement convention that saw the swearing-in
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MBECA holds a Blue Economy Fair

Today, the Ministry of Blue Economy held a Blue Economy Fair in Belize City to
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Two men slain in the city; investigators believe they were

Over the weekend, two men were killed in Belize City and the family of one
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Smith’s family says the police are also to blame for

The family of twenty-six-year-old Cleon Smith says that the police are to blame for his
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Will Gang Members from Honduras Flee to Belize?

Authorities here in Belize are monitoring developments in Honduras. The Central American country has declared
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Fire guts the scene of last month’s triple murder in

A fire in rural Belize gutted the house where three men were gunned down last
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Belize’s Sugar Industry is at a Critical Juncture

The sugar impasse in the north continues tonight, but the good news is that progress
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