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May 8, 2020

Prime Minister Dean Barrow gives update on COVID-19

I want to give you an update on the state of play regarding our COVID-19 struggles. Before I do so, though, allow me the opportunity to [...]
May 8, 2020

Prime Minister will amend Public Service Regulations to force a foregoing of increments for public officers

Barrow said today that the Government of Belize (GOB) is expecting a shortfall of around $450 million due to the pandemic and as such maintains his [...]
May 8, 2020

“Public servants sacrificing the least, PSU position unreasonable,” says Prime Minister

Barrow detailed Belize's economic position this morning, explaining that the Government of Belize has a monthly expenditure of around $90 million, half of which is spent [...]
May 8, 2020

“Churches could re-open soon,” says Prime Minister

Barrow said that the Government of Belize expected to receive proposals on Monday, May 11, for a phased reopening of churches.
May 8, 2020

State of Emergency Regulations could be further relaxed says Prime Minister

Barrow said this morning that the relaxation of measures will allow for cross-district movement for local tourism purposes. These measures will include persons being allowed to [...]
May 6, 2020

Courts Optical informs of new procedures at all branches

Courts Optical prioritizes the health and wellbeing of their staff and patients and has taken the last few weeks to adjust their operations with new protocols [...]
May 6, 2020

Over 40,000 applications approved for COVID-19 unemployment relief

SSB has processed 37,696 payments to approved applicants.
May 6, 2020

CitCo hands over masks for use by police in Eastern Division

Mayor Bernard Wagner paid tribute to "the real heroes" of the COVID-19 crisis among which he numbered the Police.