March 7, 2024

House meets Friday in the wake of redefining municipal elections for Budget reading

No Orders of the Day have been posted on the National Assembly website as per normal before a meeting. Expected to be at the top of [...]
December 19, 2023

Belize delegation concludes participation at COP28, takes pivotal roles

Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Orlando Habet; CEO Dr Kenrick Williams and lead national negotiators ambassadors Carlos Fuller and Dr. Janine [...]
December 14, 2023

Economic growth in third quarter dragged down by off-seasons in agriculture, manufacturing sectors

Belize produced just under $1.2 billion in goods and services for July to September 2023, up 3.4 percent from the same period in 2022. The tertiary [...]
December 4, 2023

International News: Venezuela approves referendum on sovereignty over Essequibo region of Guyana

The Government of President Nicolas Maduro argues the land was “stolen” from Venezuela when the border was drawn more than a century ago; Guyana maintains the [...]
October 29, 2023

Referendum Act now includes provision for mandatory referendum on amendment to moratorium

The government had promised that if it ever changed its position on offshore oil exploration, it would go to the public in a referendum first. Following [...]
September 28, 2023

Prime Minister vows help for flailing major crops as economic growth dragged down

As we reported on Wednesday, Belize produced $5.016 billion in goods and services for 2022, an increase of $402.9 million from 2021.
July 17, 2023

BREAKING: Oil tanker explodes in Shipyard

Details are limited at the moment. There is as yet no word on any injuries, damage to the surrounding community, or the extent of the fire [...]
November 24, 2022

Opposition backs referendum on petroleum moves but Leader says idea to check for oil reserves “reasonable”

But Opposition Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow told the press on Tuesday that he was prepared to give Prime Minister John Briceno the benefit of the doubt [...]