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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 21, 2023

Defense attorneys say High Court showing less understanding on bail for defendants

Currently, such offenses are treated similarly to murder, rape, and certain sexual offenses – the Magistrate is barred in law from granting bail in the first [...]
October 17, 2023

PEACE Movement renews Redistricting Case in High Court

The proposal submitted by the Commission to the National Assembly in pursuance of the Order made last year is, according to the Movement, not in compliance [...]
September 11, 2023

An antibiotic for the reef: how Belize’s Barrier Reef is being treated against the spread of stony coral tissue loss disease (Part one of two)

By Aaron Humes: In 2019, scientists detected small white lesions on coral species in Belize, indicating stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD) had arrived in the [...]
August 16, 2023

Belize City Deputy Mayor Allan Pollard hosts clothing drive: “…if you look good, you feel good.”

Pollard, who has announced a challenge for the mayoralty nomination of the People’s United Party (PUP) and was the losing candidate in the Queen’s Square division [...]
August 3, 2023

People’s Constitution Commission hears Norteños want expanded rights in education, health care in updated Constitution

The meetings took place at the end of July at the Muffles College Auditorium in Orange Walk Town and the House of Culture in Corozal Town, [...]
July 2, 2023

‘Concerned Members’ of Teachers Union file petition against new President Ruth Shoman

The statement is in support of a petition against the President and intention to file a court case for judicial review of the issue.
June 1, 2023

Oil rig pays necessary but unwanted visit to Belizean waters

According to the Port Authority, the ship cannot enter the harbour due to draft restrictions and will spend only six hours before returning to Mexico. It [...]