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October 29, 2023

Concerns over too much borrowing dominate debate in Senate on $14 million loan for blue economy project

They had another opportunity in the Senate on Thursday with a US$7 million (BZ$14 million) loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to execute a blue economy [...]
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 [...]
October 26, 2023

Luke Martinez on occupational health and safety: ‘Enact this bill now’

Martinez, filling in as temporary Senator, informed the Senate that a deadline set following a meeting with Labour Minister Oscar Requeña and previously with Prime Minister [...]
October 26, 2023

The Environment’ in the Constitution of Belize: Towards Greater Protection

A Sudden Appearance
October 23, 2023

Amendment to Harvest Caye agreement signed during high-level cruise meeting

The signing occurred during the October 20 high-level meeting between the Government and members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) in Miami, Florida.
October 20, 2023

Fishers told to stop placing gear near Barrier Reef

This is in accordance with Statutory Instrument No. 106 of 2022 and the Department is authorized to remove traps, shades, and other gear beginning immediately and [...]
October 20, 2023

On the prowl for big cats in Belize: Virginia Tech researchers delve into jaguar habits and their prey

While adjusting a digital camera in the Belize jungle, David Lugo, a graduate student from Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment, had a breathtaking [...]
October 17, 2023

Belize borrows $14 million to promote sustainable growth in fisheries industry

The listed aims of the program are as follows: (i) create an enabling environment for the sustainable and resilient management of the fisheries sector; (ii) provide [...]