Promoters of 2020 Dexta Daps concert: No shade, we just

Yesterday, we reported on the controversy in the runup of the Dexta Daps concert. The
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MOHW receives support for numerous health initiatives and equipment

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has received additional support from the Government of the
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The SSB donates to assist in the “Gift of Life”

The Social Security Board of Belize (SSB) has provided a much-needed financial donation to the
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Saint Joseph Primary R.C School has a new playground

The students of Saint Joseph Primary R.C. School in Belize City now have a brand
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Benque House of Culture dialoguing with the community for this

The Benque Viejo House of Culture is relying on the public to provide input on
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The BNTU wants the Churches to pay up

Members of the Joint Union’s negotiation team, which comprises members of the Public Service Union
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BNTU President says teachers need their allowances

 And then there is the matter of allowances for teachers. BNTU National President, Senator Elena
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PSU President rails against GOB sluggishness to un-freeze increments

The Public Service Union have long complained that the increments, which were frozen by the
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PSU President ZERO public sector workers will contribute to planned

Union leaders also took on the issue of pensions. As you will know, pensions are
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The BNTU is yet to sign a CBA after 14

 The BNTU says that after 14 years of negotiating with two governments, they are still
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PSU President says GOB must get its act together or

Get it together, GOB! That’s the essence of the sentiments expressed by the leaders of
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The Joint Unions say GOB is not committed to good

Good Governance – that’s what the Joint Unions have been demanding from the government since
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The Joint Unions want GOB to forgo GST on essential

The Joint Unions are suggesting that the government remove the General Sales Tax (GST) on
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The Joint Unions demand GOB tackle price gouging

The unions also discussed the issue of price gouging and what they say is the
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Jamaican artiste, Dexta Daps faces legal challenges into the runup

Jamaican recording artiste, Dexta Daps is expected to be served a lawsuit when he arrives
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The BEBL clears Kirk Smith Jr. to play

The Commissioner of the Belize Elite Basketball League says that the league is sticking with
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Belize City Mayor Says He Has No Fear Towards Khan

Forty-two-year-old Majid Khan, a convicted terrorist who spent 16 years at Guantanamo Bay and had
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Deannie Requena Will Not Seek Re-election

We also asked Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner about Belize City Councilor Deannie Requena. She
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Belize Educational Service Group moves into a full-fledged service association

Students often see themselves as global citizens. It’s no different for the graduates from National
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Cuban Miguel Diaz-Canel makes historic trip to Belize

Cuba’s president Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez is expected to make an official visit to Belize in
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The BNTU condemns teacher accused of sexual misconduct

Tonight, the Belize National Teachers Union is condemning the actions of a Belize City teacher
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Ladyville man in critical condition after being shot

A gas station attendant is fighting for his life after he was shot last night
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Robbers make off with over 60k in Corozal robbery

Police are still on the hunt for the culprits responsible for the robbery and shooting
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CitCo Says Citizens Need to Pay Their Taxes

And, the Belize City Council’s revenue continues to grow, but there are still many residents
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Dilapidated House Poses Concern for Pickstock Street Residents

Our newsroom received a call from a concerned Pickstock resident about a house that is
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Mental Health Association Says Forensic Taskforce Should be the Primary

In recent months Belize has seen many cases of mental health patients being mishandled which
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CitCo and BEL Light Up the City Streets

The Belize City Council continues to light up the streets by placing more lamp posts
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Former Punta Gorda Town Mayor Alejandro Vernon Passes

Former Punta Gorda Town Mayor Alejandro Vernon recently died and funeral arrangements are currently being
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The Belize City ITVET is aiming to expand its list

The Belize City Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ITVET) is hoping to diversify the
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Cop shot during armed robbery up north

A cop was shot this morning during an armed robbery in Corozal Town. The armed
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John Saldivar is Ready to Hit the Ground Running in

This weekend, the United Democratic Party hosted its highly anticipated Belmopan convention. The three candidates
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UDP Convention Kicked Off In Belmopan Over the Weekend

A total of 1,914 eligible ballots were tallied at the end of yesterday’s convention in
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UDP Leader Congratulates Newly Elected Standard Bearer for Belmopan

In the weeks leading up to the convention,  the Party Leader, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, did
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Mayor Earl Trapp Says Conventions Can Lead to More Division

The Mayor of San Ignacio/ Santa Elena Town, Earl Trapp, also weighed in on this
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Area Rep, Oscar Mira, Says the Work Continues in Belmopan

With the United Democratic Party now having an elected standard bearer for the Belmopan constituency
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Man falls off tractor and dies after suffering a heart

Over the weekend, a man died after he suffered a heart attack and fell from
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Woman dies after being bound and tied up for days

Police on La Isla Bonita are probing into the death of a woman who lost
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The police are unable to determine how Akeem Augustine was

Police have confirmed that the body of a man found in the Jane Usher area
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Hotelier disarms gun-wielding man

A San Pedro Businessman was able to disarm a gun-wielding man during an attack over
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The ComPol says cop believed to have committed perjury will

The office of the DPP has been ordered to investigate an officer who is accused
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Fake cops target home in Armenia Village

Over the weekend, two bandits posing as cops targeted a home in Armenia Village, Cayo
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Store owner robbed at gunpoint in Independence Village

On Saturday night, there was an armed robbery at A-Plus Superstore in the Buen Amigo
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Fire guts home and golf carts on La Isla Bonita

Police are investigating an early morning fire that gutted a home and four golf carts
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More Haitians Coming to Belize

Belize is continued to be challenged by the inflow of migrants from other parts of
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Agric 2023 is April 28-30, 2023!

The National Agriculture and Trade Show 2023 dates have been announced. According to the NATS
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Maya Mopan now has a police precinct of its own

The residents of the Maya Mopan area in Belmopan City will now be better able
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PG Residents Fix Their Own Streets

Some Punta Gorda Town residents are taking matters into their hands by repairing certain sections
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Enforcing Liquor Licensing Regulations

The Chairman of Punta Gorda’s Liquor License Board is reminding license holders to adhere to
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National Association of Village Councils choose Silk Grass Chairman as

 The National Association of Village Councils has chosen a new board. The President is Delroy
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Dangriga seeks ways to address unemployment; Area Rep optimistic Commerce

 Young people want to be gainfully employed – and that’s true for just about every
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PM discusses increase in his transport allowance

Yesterday, the National Trade Union Congress of Belize criticised the Government for its decision to
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PM Briceño speaks on wisdom behind salary increases for judges

As of Wednesday, members of the judiciary have seen increases in their base salaries. A
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PM speaks on timeline for public officers to get their

The National Trade Union Congress President Luke Martinez called out Government yesterday for the sluggish
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UDP Leader speaks about closely watched Belmopan convention

 Belmopan is playing host to a hotly contested and closely watched UDP convention. It’s the
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Shyne is thinking of municipal elections, unity and hard work

The internal squabbles within the United Democratic Party are still happening but it appears that
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Shyne is not bothered by dissenting views on Khan resettlement

UDP Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow yesterday wished Majid Khan “well” as he resettles here in
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Legal Aid Bill, 2023 tabled in the House of Representatives

 Yesterday, we reported that Cabinet greenlighted the tabling and introduction of the Legal Aid Bill,
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Tourism & Diaspora Relations discusses retirees making Belize their home

 Retirees from all over the world are welcome! That’s the open invitation from the Minister
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IDB Motions presented to the House; Leader of the Opposition

 Motions for loans from the Inter-American Development Bank were also tabled today. The first one,
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Major H. Gilbert Swaso appointment as Ombudsman tabled before the

Major Herman Gilbert Swaso demitted office as Ports Commissioner in December and he was tapped
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Immigration Minister discusses how to improve department morale

 The Ministry of Immigration has had its difficulties over the years. Yesterday, Minister Eamon Courtenay
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Why is there a delay in passports?

Why is there a delay in getting a passport? That’s what many Belizeans have been
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PM cusses in House; Speaker says the language was unparliamentary

In response to the Leader of the Opposition, Prime Minister John Briceño drops what by
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LIU Chairman William Dawson to be honoured posthumously

Chairman of the Leadership Intervention Unit, William Dawson is to be honoured posthumously by the
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The Forest Department is fighting fire with fire

The Forest Department is working to improve its fire prevention and protection efforts in Belize’s
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Transport Minister discusses termination of Ritchie’s Bus road permits

February 13 is the absolute last day that Ritchie’s Bus Service will operate in and
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Minister Ferguson says his son can handle his own candle

Earlier this week, we reported on the dispute over land and logs in Pomona Village,
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Stann Creek West area rep. discusses Pomona logging dispute

The dispute involving Aldon Tasher and Carolyn Logan goes back to 2021 and it also
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Road accident in Forest Home, Toledo sends two to the

Two people had to be hospitalised following a road traffic incident last night in southern
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NTUCB calls for evidence-based approach to minimum wage increase

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has continued to call for an evidence-based approach
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What’s going on with the road in Sandhill? Area Rep.

Residents in the village of Sandhill, one of the largest communities in Belize Rural North,
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The Belize Cancer Society is working to eliminate the HPV

The National Cervical Cancer Committee and the Ministry of Health and Wellness are working with
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Belize City and Orange Walk ITVETs are working to enhance

The Belize City and Orange Walk Institutes for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ITVET)
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An Update on Newly Born Triplets

Yesterday we told you about twenty-Four-Year-Old, Jennifer Alberto and Enmil Murillo. They are the happy
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Majid Khan, levied terrorism-related charges in US, resettled in Belize

Pakistani national, Majid Khan, has been transferred from Guantanamo Bay to Belize. The US Government
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Khan resettlement in Belize: a quid pro quo with the

 In the court of public opinion, a request – or this agreement – with the
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Who supports Majid Khan as he resettles in Belize?

Now that the Government of Belize has agreed to resettle Majid Khan, the question everyone
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Khan will be free to work, start a business and

 The U.S. representatives throughout this morning’s press briefing about Majid Khan repeated that the 42-year-old
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LOO says “All the best to Mr. Khan”

The U.S. State Department also consulted the Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow on
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Fraud in Immigration Department- Fake PR Cards Found

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade, Eamon Courtenay, today confirmed to reporters that fraud
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Immigration Systems Need to be Digitized

The problem that the Immigration Department has with the current system is that it is
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Number of Haitians Entering Belize Increases

Another immigration topic that Minister Eamon Courtenay addressed is that related to the Haitian nationals.
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Still No Directors for Refugees and Nationality Departments

There has been no Director of Refugees and no Director of Nationality since last year.
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Cabinet hints at legislative agenda for Friday’s House Meeting

Prime Minister John Briceño and his Cabinet met for their regular Tuesday meeting this week.
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Trial for Laddie Gillett’s killer continued in Supreme Court

The trial of Corporal Kareem Martinez continued today in Supreme Court in Dangriga. He’s the
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NTUCB Says Judges Salary Increase is Not Fair Play

Effective yesterday, February 1, 2023, there was an increase in the base salaries for members
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NTUCB Calls On Pm Briceño to Justify the Need for

The NTUCB also has an issue with the Prime Minister getting an increase in transport
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NTUCB Condemns Offensive Remarks Made by Minister Michael Espat Against

Over the weekend, residents of Punta Gorda Town, Toledo were in high spirits as they
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BPP Demands Apology from Minister Michael Espat

The Belize Progressive Party (BPP) is also condemning the verbiage used by Minister of State,
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Manatee Man and Dr. Rachel Graham of Belize make the

Jamal Galves, known as the Manatee Man, and marine conservation scientist, Dr. Rachel Graham are
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The Forest Department embarks on a Fire Prevention and Control

The Forest Department is working to strengthen its fire prevention and protection efforts during Belize’s
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NWC Donates House Appliances to Safe Houses Around the Country

The National Women’s Commission handed over a number of household appliances to three safe houses.
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Young Parents Get Ready to Welcome Triplets at the KHMH

Twenty-Four-Year-Old, Jennifer Alberto, was in high spirits this morning as she prepared to deliver her
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Garifuna Dance Group to Perform at U.S. Black History Month

 A group of Garifuna dancers called, Uwarani – which means “togetherness” departed Belize today en
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GOB Changing Lives through Housing and Food Security and Blackberry

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing (MIDH) today unveiled Blackberry Ridge Estate in the
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Ministry of Education will look into the misconduct of Canaan

Yesterday, a parent came forward explaining that their daughter had been propositioned by a teacher
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Body of a man found out west

 The body of a man was found this afternoon in a cane field off the
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The Court returns to the scene of Laddie’s death

Today, the manslaughter trial of former Police Corporal Kareem Martinez for the shooting death of
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Burn victim, Valeriano Pop on the road to recovery

 19-year-old Valeriano Pop is on the road to recovery after he received burns to 70
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