Lands, Natural Resources & Environment

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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Pomona Villagers Raise Concern of Land and Logging Issues

Tensions continue to rise in Stann Creek over land issues… this time in Pomona Village.
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Corozal Conservation Groups Raise Concern Over Mangrove Clearing

The Corozal Town Council in a press release yesterday announced that it passed a resolution
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Waterloo wants to settle with GOB over port project

The Waterloo Group wants to settle with the Government of Belize over the Port of
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Land tenure dispute erupts in Red Bank, Stann Creek

Problems are brewing in the village of Red Bank in Stann Creek. Love News has
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Minister Ferguson Says Red Bank Ruckus is a Political Ploy

Love News spoke with Stann Creek West Area Representative, Minister Rodwell Ferguson, to hear what
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Natural Resources Minister discusses dredging in Caye Caulker

 Residents of Caye Caulker sounded the alarm recently over reports that a water taxi company
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Paul Thompson to become CEO in the Ministry of Natural

Former PUP Senator and Albert standard bearer, Paul Thompson is the incoming Chief Executive Officer
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Challenges is Issuing Land Titles in Maya Communal Land Areas

And on the topic of land, we asked Area Representative for Toledo West Oscar Requena
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Minister of Rural Development Speaks on GOB’s Re-Delineation Exercise

Yesterday we told you about GOB’s Municipal Boundaries Re-Delineation Exercise that began in 2012. Well,
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High Expectations for New Labor Commissioner

We also asked Minister Requena for an update on the appointment of Rissela Dominguez-Patt as
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What’s up with weed? New Growth Industries Minister says Belize

 Marijuana remains an illegal substance in Belize, despite the decision to decriminalise small quantities of
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San Jose Succotz residents want GOB to back off their

There is a land dispute brewing in the Cayo District. Villagers of San Jose Succotz
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Alta Vista Villagers Get Access to Clean Running Water

The residents of Alta Vista Village, Stann Creek will soon have access to clean running
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Taiwan donates satellite equipment for fisheries safety to Belize

The Ministry of the Blue Economy has received satellite equipment and a tracking monitoring system,
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PG Residents Call on Town Council to Fix Bridge

Residents of Punta Gorda Town are asking local authorities to place caution signs near a
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EJN Reps in Belize to Speak with Journalists

Representatives of the Earth Journalism Network returned to Belize this month to conduct a journalism
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Belize assumes the Pro Tempore Presidency of CCAD

Belize has assumed the Pro Tempore Presidency of the Central American Commission on Environment and
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The fate of PBL’s Port Expansion Project remains in limbo

Late last year, our newsroom reported on Waterloo Investment Holdings’ decision to appeal the Department
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Hundreds of Toledo Students Unable to Get to School Due

The residents of Trio Village, Toledo are raising concerns about the worsening condition of the
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Enforcing rules and lodging official complaints are important too, says

Following the most recent sighting of a Guatemalan vessel operating illegally in Belizean waters, the
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MIDH to wrap up its Climate Vulnerability Reduction Program

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing is hoping to improve Belize City’s drainage system
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Road Works in 2023

During our conversation with Moody, we asked him about the ministry’s work in 2023. Moody
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Local groups in and around Punta Gorda engage in activities

Cultural groups in Punta Gorda Town received opportunities to further develop cultural tourism in the
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BTV’s Belize flags returned; one will be preserved

On September 18, three days before Independence Day, there was an incursion by Guatemalans into
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BTV intends to continue to conduct their patrols

The Belize Territorial Volunteers say they are fearless in their quest to protect the country’s
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MIDH imposes vehicular restrictions for the Haulover Bridge

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development & Housing (MIDH) has imposed vehicular load restrictions for the
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Minister Usher Upset with GOB

Port Loyola Area Representative Gilroy Usher Senior is not happy with his government and the
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Jenny Blease receives new house

Jenny Blease is one of the latest recipients of a new starter home provided by
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PM Briceno says Oceana should focus on what’s important

Tonight, Prime Minister John Briceno is reiterating the government’s position that there will be no
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Fifty-four Valley of Peace villagers receive land from GOB

Fifty-four residents from Valley of Peace Village, Cayo District are now first-time landowners. On Saturday,
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Elections and Boundaries Commission Chairman Speaks on Redistricting Exercise

The Elections and Boundaries Commission has until July 17, 2023, to produce a report on
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Elections and Boundaries Commission Not Bound by Expert Report

And as we told you earlier in the week, the redistricting case was brought by
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Belize participates at COP27; Caribbean gov’ts call for swift and

Belize is among several countries participating in the 27th Session of the Conference of the
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Taiwan injects momentum into the global transition to net-zero emissions

Chang Tzi-chin Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration Republic of China (Taiwan) November 2022 The
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FLOOD Bulletin No 3

The National Hydrological Service hereby updates the public on river conditions in the country and
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Belize Issues Hurricane Warning (RED – II)

PRESS RELEASE Belize Issues Hurricane WarningBelmopan, 1st November 2022. 12:30 p.m. Effective midday, today, 1st
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Flood Bulletin No 2 November 1, 2022

FLOOD BULLETIN No 2November 1, 2022 at12 pm The National Hydrological Service hereby updates the
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PM Hosts Land Clinic in OW Central

Prime Minister John Briceno was in his constituency of Orange Walk Central today for a
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Jacinto Roots wants to reimagine conservation

A group of young people from the Toledo District are working to reimagine how we
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Cacao Farmers in Toledo export tons of Cacao beans to

The Maya Mountain Cacao Limited exported almost 100,000 pounds of organic cacao beans to the
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Floodwaters to affect the Belize River Valley

Levels of the Belize River – particularly in areas of the Belize River Valley –
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Crooked Tree Causeway experiences increasing flood levels

An area of concern for the National Hydrological Service is the Crooked Tree Lagoon. In
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Workshop Training for Data Collection, Analysis & Integrated Assessment of

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management through the National Climate
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GOB Launches the Belize Sustainable Oceans Plan

Today, the Government of Belize officially launched its Marine Spatial Planning Process under the name
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Meet Simone Sleeuw, Miss Earth Belize 2021

Last week, Simone Sleeuw (sleh-oo) was named Belize’s representative at Miss Earth 2022. Originally from
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