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GOB wants to raise $70 mil more in new budget year

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 8, 2017–Trade unionists who attended the Prime Minister’s press conference held this morning to unveil a breakthrough in the superbond negotiations, left clueless on what new tax measures would be tabled at [...]

The billion-dollar superbond problem: has it really been solved?

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 8, 2017–A quick tally of interest payments made by the Government of Belize since 2002 on what is now the billion-dollar superbond, being restructured now for the third time, reveals that the [...]

Rise in gang-related incidents a concern, even as major crimes fall

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 1, 2017–Although preliminary crime data for the first two months of 2017 indicate that major crimes, including incidences of murder, are down, there is a troubling rise in gang-related crimes and particularly [...]

SSB wants to buy $55 million BTL and BEL shares

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017–The Social Security Board (SSB) intends to purchase $55 million in utility shares, following the reopening of an offer from the Government of Belize which was abandoned last year. The offer [...]

GOB misses $26 mil superbond payment

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 20, 2017–The Government of Belize has missed the US$13 million or BZ$26 million payment on the 2038 superbond due today, and if it does not meet payment within 60 days, this could [...]

Spanish Lookout powered by local crude

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 14, 2017–The only commercial oilfield in Belize has been found and developed in the Spanish Lookout community – the largest settlement by acreage in the country of Belize and home to roughly [...]

Spike in stomach flu grips hundreds in Stann Creek

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 16, 2017 [...]