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Micah Goodin Scholarship Fund launched, benefiting 43 tertiary level students

Micah Goodin Scholarship Fund launched, benefiting 43 tertiary level students

BELIZE CITY, Sat. Aug. 10, 2019– This morning at the Radisson Fort George’s Cahal Pech Room, Belize City Councilor, Micah Goodin launched the Micah Goodin Scholarship Fund. Those attending this morning’s ceremony included the former two-term [...]

Ladyville Village Council begins new life with $560

Ladyville Village Council begins new life with $560

That is the balance left by the UDP in the country’s biggest village’s bank account, Chairman Bennett confirmed. BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 7, 2019– Village Council elections ended with both the governing United Democratic Party (UDP) [...]

Income Tax and General Sales Tax Departments merge into Belize Tax Services

Income Tax and General Sales Tax Departments merge into Belize Tax Services

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Aug. 2, 2019– In late June, the Senate debated and passed the Belize Tax Services bill, which became law after it was signed by the Governor General. The primary objective of this new [...]

Domestic exports down 16.4% in June 2019

Domestic exports down 16.4% in June 2019

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 1, 2019– The June 2019 report from the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) shows that the value of Belize’s domestic exports was a disappointing $29.7 million, “down 16.4 percent or $5.8 million [...]

Northern San Pedro gets a new Coast Guard FOB

Northern San Pedro gets a new Coast Guard FOB

NORTHERN SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Fri. July 26, 2019– A new Coast Guard forward operations base was inaugurated today in Bacalar Chico, Northern San Pedro, about a mile from our northern border with Mexico.  The new [...]

UDP loses Ladyville village council chairmanship to the PUP

UDP loses Ladyville village council chairmanship to the PUP

LADYVILLE, BELIZE DISTRICT, Sun. July 21, 2019– The United Democratic Party (UDP) and the People’s United Party (PUP) brought out their full campaign machinery in village council elections in Ladyville today, the largest village in the [...]

A candlelight vigil in Battlefield Park for police shooting victim, Allyson Major, Jr.

A candlelight vigil in Battlefield Park for police shooting victim, Allyson Major, Jr.

Police are still waiting for a report from the National Forensic Sciences lab before the investigation file is sent to the DPP BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 22, 2019– The family and friends of Allyson Major, Jr. [...]

A “Single Window” for Customs

A “Single Window” for Customs

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 18, 2019– The Belize Customs Department has embarked on a workshop to familiarize themselves with a new program to improve the efficiency of our border trade procedures known as the “Single Window”. [...]

PUP maintains its dominance in village council elections

PUP maintains its dominance in village council elections

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 15, 2019– The fourth round of village council elections took place yesterday, Sunday, July 14, when villagers from 35 villages across the country cast ballots to elect their village councils for the [...]

Belize’s virtual school, Kaina High School, holds 6th commencement exercise

Belize’s virtual school, Kaina High School, holds 6th commencement exercise

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 11, 2019– On Sunday, July 7, 14 students graduated from the country’s only virtual school, Kaina High School Limited, and are now equipped with high school diplomas to further their education. This [...]