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December 31, 2021

Prime Minister addresses CARICOM as incoming chairman

In a statement issued this week, he stated, “As we enter this new year, challenges abound both within and outside the Community. But I am confident [...]
December 30, 2021

BBN Year in Review 2021 Part III. Business and Economy

But ‘King Sugar’ began and ended 2021 in turmoil. There were disputes over production estimates that caused a delay to the start of the season, then [...]
December 30, 2021

Total number of persons vaccinated moves up by 139 to 210,821 in one week

The number of 12-17-year-olds who have been vaccinated now stands at 29,572, 43 more than last week.
December 30, 2021

Tribute to Dwayne Cummings: Mr. Gunman – Enough is Enough

Dwayne Cummings-Avila, well-known and well-loved in Orange Walk was a rising basketball star for the hometown semi-pro team, the Orange Walk Running Rebels. Just after midnight [...]
December 30, 2021

Belize Sugar Industries Limited (BSI) maintains it has acted in good faith, condemns ‘illegal’ blockade

The company contends that the blockade is illegal as it prevents all cane farmers, including those of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) from delivering [...]
December 30, 2021

China bans national team football players from having tattoos to set ‘good example for society’

The decision by GAS comes after an increasing number of Chinese players have been getting tattoos, the case of international defender Zhang Linpeng.
December 30, 2021

Dr. Shanna Pott of Healthcare Partners warns against New Year’s parties

She issued a public statement asking if parties and gatherings – officially still illegal under the COVID-19 public health regulations – are still worth it to [...]
December 30, 2021

Cañeros march in front of Prime Minister’s house as interim agreement delayed

They made clear their disappointment with the man who they said they voted for to protect them against BSI/ASR, shouting for him to help them and [...]