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GOB Wants to Increase Exports into Central America

Belize is looking to expand its reach in the market across the Americas. But, the
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NTUCB Pres says that minimum wage formula should have been

Years ago: that’s how long since the NTCUB says a minimum wage formula should have
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What’s up with the UNCAC?

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize’s position has remained unchanged on one critical thing:
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The Tourism Industry Has Rebounded

The tourism industry of Belize has rebounded, almost reaching the level it was in 2019
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Tourism Industry Stakeholders Try to Recuperate Employees

A key factor that contributed to the rebound of the tourism industry is the rise
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New U.S. Ambassador presents credentials to the GG

The new U.S. ambassador Michelle Kwan presented her letters of credence to the Governor General
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PM heads to Barbados for CARICOM Summit

Prime Minister John Briceño left the country today en route to Bridgetown, Barbados. Prime Minister
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Port Need Berthing Facilities to Accommodate Larger Cruise Ships

The Ministry of Tourism continues to look for different avenues to attract more tourists to
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One Hundred Belizean Farmers Receive Seeds Through Sembrando Vida Project

A hundred Belizean small-scale farmers will be initiating fieldwork as part of the Sembrando Vida
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Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility Project forum held in Belize

The Ministry of Economic Development and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is celebrating ten years
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The BPD wants you to decide how they can improve

The Belize Police Department wants to improve its image and is asking you to provide
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Immigration Officer involved in early morning road mishap in Belize

36-year-old Aminda Baizar escaped major injuries this morning in a road mishap in the Belize
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Elderly woman shot while at home in rural Belize

A construction worker from Ladyville Village has been charged with shooting an elderly woman over
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National Trade Union Congress of Belize hosts 56th AGM in

Over the weekend, members of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) converged on
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Robert Mariano now leads JPs Dangriga Association Branch

The Dangriga branch of the National Association of Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of
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Tribute to Andy Palacio held in Barranco to mark the

Activities were held in Barranco Village, Toledo this weekend in memory of musical and cultural
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John Saldivar’s candidacy is denied by the UDP’s Special Committee;

John Berchman Saldivar will not be allowed to run as a candidate under the United
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BTB Ordered to Pay Over Two Hundred Thousand Dollars to

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has lost another legal battle due to the wrongful termination
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PM Briceño responds to Oceana’s concerns

There has been much discussion lately over seismic testing. We stress that Government has not
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Teenager Dies After Being Involved in a Vehicular Crash Two

Tonight there is sad news to report. Seventeen-year-old Jaheem Williams died early this morning after
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Murphy Family Affected by House Fire On Their Property; One

A fire this afternoon destroyed a Belize City house. The inferno broke out at the
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UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM applaud Belize for ongoing Amnesty Program

Three United Nations-related bodies – UNICEF, UNHCR and the IOM – have applauded Belize for
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New U.S. Ambassador to arrive this weekend

 After almost a year after she’d been nominated, the incoming U.S. Ambassador, Michelle Kwan will
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Injured port worker is calling for help

A Belize City man says he’s in dire straits. That’s following an injury earlier this
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Taiwan teams up with GOB, the Love Foundation and Rotary

The Taiwan ICDF, the Rotary Club of Belize and the Love Foundation signed a memorandum
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What’s the Belize Coast Guard’s role in satisfying the Blue

Belize’s blue bonds: considered a hallmark achievement by the Government of Belize. Part of the
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The Belize Coast Guard and Border Disputes: Commandant speaks on

Belize is at a crossroads. One of its greatest challenges is settling and squaring away
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GOB Continues to Strengthen Citizen Security through InfoSegura Project

Belize continues on its path of strengthening its crime-fighting framework and justice data platforms. The
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Minister of Human Development says GOB is serious about tackling

The Government is working to address the needs of mentally challenged persons in Belize, according
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A parade to celebrate the disabled because “Meaningful Inclusion Matters”

This morning students from across the Old Capital and a number of non- profit-organizations marched
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Caribbean Tire To Commence Football Tournament

Caribbean Tire is gearing up for the Caribbean Tire Football Tournament.  Over twenty-four teams have
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The Inspiration Center Launches Calendar for 2023

The Inspiration Center held its annual calendar launch as part of the activities to commemorate
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Modern-day circumnavigator lands in Belize

Spanish explorer and environmentalist, Álvaro de Marichalar is sailing solo around the World in the
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Health Fair Held in Belmopan

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is hosting a health fair in Belmopan. The purpose
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Health Fair Held in Punta Gorda

In Punta Gorda Town, a similar fair was held. Correspondent Paul Mahung tells us more. 
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Stella Maris Received Special Ed Learning Toolkits Through MOE Donation

Each of the eleven classrooms at Stella Maris School will now be better equipped to
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Schools are Preparing to Participate in Disability Parade

Belize continues to observe Disability Week to bring awareness to the importance of acceptance and
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Phase one of the Belize Urban Resilience and Disaster Prevention

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Disaster Risk Management is now better able
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Professional development opportunities is part of why BCG is motivated

Working the security forces is hard work. Grueling hours in often difficult situations and long
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Belize Coast Guard Turns 17

Earlier in the news, we spoke to Commandant of the Belize Coast Guard, Rear Admiral
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Belize Has A New Film Commissioner

Belize’s new Film Commissioner, Carlo Habet, was recently appointed by Prime Minister, John Briceño. He
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Will a chill in the air come for the Christmas

December is usually associated with the Christmas ham, turkey, spirits, and good family fun. Couple
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PG Fire Station in a state of disrepair

Workers from the Punta Gorda Fire Station in Toledo had to be temporarily relocated due
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Two persons found guilty in the 2014 murder of Chryslin

 Tonight, the family of 16-year-old Chryslin Gladden has received justice for her brutal 2014 murder.
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Lord’s Bank resident shot while on the job in Belize

A man employed by the Leadership Intervention Unit was injured in a shooting incident this
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FPIC Protocol Plays an Integral Part in Safeguarding Maya Land

The Government of Belize has revisited its intentions of removing Professor Rosa Celorio as the
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Yes for Oil Exploration Down South; No to Land Exploitation

The spokesperson for the MLA and TAA, Cristina Coc, says the Maya Communities are not
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MLA/TAA Spokesperson Says GOB Should Stay Away from Fossil Fuel

The MLA and TAA aren’t the only groups battling against the exploitation of the country’s
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Mayor Wagner says there’s no problem with auditors

There is no truth to the report of financial misconduct or mismanagement at City Hall.
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What’s up with the City Admin at the Belize City

And now to the City Administration and the Belize City Council. Does a rift exist
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A curious case of conflict of interest at City Hall;

The Belize City Council has signed off on a contract for Gel Quarry Company Limited.
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Micah is participating council work and doing well, says Mayor

Belize City Councilor Micah Goodin is actively participating in council meetings. That’s according to Mayor
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The Japanese Government and the Belize City Council continue longstanding

The Belize City Council says that it will be able to access much-needed equipment. It
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Hurricane Season ends, restoration work continues after Lisa

The restoration and recovery continue after Hurricane Lisa battered Belize City four weeks ago. The
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FFB purchases additional property to further develop football in Belize

The Football Federation of Belize (FFB) has signed a land sale agreement with the government
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New FFB Land Will Benefit More than Just Sporting Community

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Rodwell Ferguson, says this is a momentous occasion for
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Front seats on all Floralia buses are prioritized for the

It’s usually the survival of the fittest when you try to catch a bus at
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New Buses Are On The Horizon

Upgrades to public transportation seem to be dawning sooner than expected.  According to the Ministry
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Ministry of Transport Back From Korea with Innovative Ideas for

A delegation from the Ministry of Transport recently returned from a five-day visit to South
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GOB Extends Amnesty Program

The Government of Belize has decided to extend the application period for its Amnesty Program.
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The Public Sector Workers’ Trust steps into assist persons affected

About three weeks ago Hurricane Lisa battered the Belize District and left many citizens reeling
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The Public Service Workers’ Trust launches health care programs for

The Public Service Workers’ Trust has launched several projects for its beneficiaries many of whom
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The Public Service Workers’ Trust launches health care programs for

The members of the Integrity Commissioner have been sworn in by Dame Froyla Tzalam, Governor
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Guatemala says hold on Honduras we own the Sapodilla Cayes

Guatemala is asserting its claim over the Sapodilla Cayes and is expressing its disappointment in
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CCJ Says All Eyes are on Belize’s Maya Land Rights

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) held a court hearing this morning to get a
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UDP Chairman Discusses Letter to U.S. Secretary of State

UDP Chairman, Senator Michael Peyrefitte has written to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, asking
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Patrick Faber’s future in the UDP depends on Faber, says

As for former Party Leader, Patrick Faber, where does he stand? The day the news
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What’s difference between Saldivar’s and Faber’s public scrutiny?

After former Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the leadership of the UDP in his rear-view
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ComPol says burglaries are on the rise; homeowners need to

The Police Department has conceded that there is a scourge of break-ins across the country.
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Police continue to improve capabilities to address cybercrime

Online crimes in Belize remain a significant challenge for both the society and law enforcement
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BNTU President says more than 200 teachers affected by Hurricane

Teachers still need help in both the recovery of their personal spaces at home and
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The Ministry of Youth and Sports holds the National Youth

Today, the Ministry of Youth and Sports held the first-ever national youth symposium. The event
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The Belmopan City Council treats a dozen kids with diverse-abilities

Today, a dozen children with diverse abilities were given a special treat from the Belmopan
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Over two hundred buses need to be replaced says CEO

Over two hundred public transportation buses will need to be replaced. That’s according to the
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The Ministry of Transport is working with South Korea to

The Ministry of Transport’s planned reforms for public transportation means that it will be working
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Belize’s Companies Registry is now online

Registering your business is now easier and paperless thanks to the introduction of the Online
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Belizean wines and coffees showcased in Taiwan

Belizean beverages were on full display at the recently held Taiwan International Tea, Coffee, Wine
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BELAIFA and the Kidney Association held their annual health fair

In celebration of Insurance Awareness week, the Belize Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (BELAIFA)
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Community of Santa Rosa in Stann Creek now able to

The community of Santa Rosa in Stann Creek District is going to be able to
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The Ministry of Blue Economy to Host Climate Resilience Forum

The Ministry of Blue Economy will host a two-day Climate Resilience Forum. The event will
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BCE’s Apples for Kids Charity Fundraiser is Back Again

As the Christmas season rolls around once again, the Belize Camping Experience (BCE) will be
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Mr. Belize 2022 a success; BBBFF heads to elections on

The Belize Body Building and Fitness Federation (BBBFF) is coming off a weekend where they
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Prime Minister Revives Petro Caribe Agreement During Recent Trip to

Prime Minister, John Briceño, returned to Belize today after a three-day official visit to the
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PM Briceño Says No Seismic Testing for Now

Prime Minister John Briceño says no seismic testing plans are set in stone. However, he
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Will Rejection of Waterloo’s Project Prompt a Legal Battle?

Can Waterloo Investment Holdings mount a legal battle after the Cruise Tourism Facility and Cargo
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Police Department Investigating John Saldivar

Former UDP Minister John Saldivar is challenging the United States Government to produce evidence that
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BDF Soldier Shot While On-duty along Belize/Guatemala Border

A Belize Defence Force soldier was shot on Saturday during an incident near the Valentin
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Missing man found dead; his former employee charged with his

Tonight, the family of 66-year-old Owen Tucker has received closure but in one of the
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Father of one slain in the Old Capital; police detain

A man was murdered in Belize City over the weekend. The victim is 25-year-old Jerome
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Police say they will follow the science in Elvis Polanco’s

Investigations continue into the murder of businessman, Elvis Polanco. He was gunned down on Saturday,
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Man killed in weekend road incident in Belize District

A man has died and a second is being treated following a road traffic incident
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Maya Communities Consulted about Proposed Developments Down South

The Government of Belize held preliminary consultation sessions over the weekend with several Indigenous communities
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Ministry of Labour Says They Are Ready to Revisit the

The Trade Licensing Bill is closer to becoming law. When the bill was introduced at
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GOB Says Outdated Labour Act Will Be Revamped

Minister of Labour, Oscar Requena, also told us that his ministry will be undertaking a
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$5 Minimum Wage to take effect January 1, 2022

It is expected that at the start of the New year, in January 2023, the
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New grassroots movement plans to fight for change

Newly formed grassroots movement Moving Ahead Together or MAT hosted a weekend event in Belize
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BNTU President says teachers want their increments now

Teachers are demanding that their increments, which were frozen in 2021, be reinstated post-haste. Senator
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