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Guats bex after submission of Honduras’ claim to the ICJ

by Marco Lopez BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1,...

$5 minimum wage by New Year 

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 In exactly...

Belize City Council Receives Half Million Grant from Japan

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 In a...

CCJ “disappointed” with GoB’s handling of FPIC

Photo: Virtual Compliance Hearing in the Maya Leaders Alliance v the Attorney General of Belize by Kory Leslie (Freelance Writer) BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 30, 2022 On Tuesday of this week, the Caribbean Court of Justice, at a compliance hearing that was held to track the progress...

Royal Caribbean makes deal with Port of Magical Belize

Photo: Port of Magical Belize A letter from Royal Caribbean Group to David Gegg, CEO of Portico Enterprises Ltd., indicates that the company has chosen to enter a business arrangement with the developers of...

Retired public officers seek payout from 27-year-old trust

by Kory Leslie (Freelance Writer) BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 28, 2022 Retired public workers who had endured a wage and increment freeze between 1995 and 1997 and who were compensated by the government with shares...

End of the road for Waterloo cruise project?

Photo: Lord Michael Ashcroft  Following a second rejection of Waterloo’s proposed cruise terminal project by the NEAC, many are expecting a lawsuit from the Ashcroft Alliance against the government of Belize, in line with threats previously...
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World AIDS Day

by Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 On Thursday, December 1, Belize joined the international community in observing World AIDS Day. This year’s theme is “#Equalize”. An estimated 3,500 persons are living with HIV...

BCCI voted in favor of Waterloo

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 In an email sent out today, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) stated that they voted in favor of the Waterloo Cruise Port and Cargo Expansion...

$5 minimum wage by New Year 

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 In exactly one month, the minimum wage will be increased from $3.30 to $5.00 an hour. Prime Minister John Briceño confirmed this earlier this week when asked by a local media about the timeline for the implementation of the increase.  The last time the minimum wage was increased was in May 2012, over 10 years ago. A Minimum Wage Task Force was set up in March of this year, and in July, government, with the assistance of a consultancy agency, PPF Capital Belize Limited, began consultations with stakeholders on the implementation of the $5-dollar minimum wage. A few days ago, the Minister of Labor, Hon. Oscar...

Editorial

An intentional act or an accident on our western border?

On November 26, a Belize Defence Force soldier stationed at the Valentin Conservation Post along the Belize/Guatemala western border was shot in the buttocks by an unknown person. There...

8 years later, duo convicted of teen student’s murder

Photo: Chryslin Gladden, deceased Clement Bol, Jr, and Ashley Meighan have been convicted for the...

Belize City Council Receives Half Million Grant from Japan

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 In a ceremony held at City Hall on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, the Belize City Council and the Embassy of Japan in Belize officially signed a grant contract worth $534,100.00 BZD. This grant falls under the Government of Japan’s Grassroots Human Security...

No plans for seismic testing YET, says PM

Photo: Prime Minister John Briceño BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 30, 2022 Oceana Belize is currently collecting the signatures of Belizeans as part of an effort to trigger a referendum on whether or not the government...
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From The Publisher

The case of the missing businessman, Owen Tucker, intrigued me, despite my semi-retirement from case research. It was a...

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In September, the Guatemalans disrespected Belizeans when their soldiers...

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The French writer Balzac (1799-1850) once wrote that behind...
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Richarlison scores the goal of the World Cup in Brazil’s impressive win

by Ethan Sears (nypost.com) We have another entry for goal of...

Which country has won the most World Cups?

Sanjesh Singh NBC Sports, Sun. Nov. 20, 2022 One of the...

Robert Hagedorn responds to “Jimmy Carter on homosexuality”

“It’s artificial, a man-made thing that began in the...

US attorney asks GoB to reject MDL Investment development

Hon. John Briceño, Prime MinisterHon. Anthony Mahler, Minister of...
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Features

D-Line’s scintillating chilena

by Colin Hyde Hey, the World Cup is on. It...

Institutionalized Corruption

~Any person who was not born in Belize but...

Russians at the border

I was reading an article in the NYT highlighting...

TO GOB: PUT IN PLACE LANGUAGE/CULTURE CURRICULUM FOR ALL ETHNIC GROUPS

by Wellington C. Ramos It is to the advantage of...

Sports

Belize’s Pok-ta-Pok/Ulama team wins gold in Mexico

Photo: Team Belize in Mexico by Charles Gladden PLAYA DEL CARMEN,...

Mid-South and Cayo sweep semifinals of National U13 Girls Elite Championship

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 30, 2022 After both recording shutout...

Week 4 scores in Orange Walk 1st Division football

by Ben Ramos, Jr. – Administrator, O.W. Regional Office ORANGE...

Beach Soccer championship this Saturday in Hopkins

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 30, 2022 Knockout semifiinals were held...
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