Prime Minister Presents Fiscal Year Plan 2014-1015 Salary Increase Budget

) The Budget for Fiscal year 2014-2015 was presented at the House of Representatives this morning by Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow. The budget speech was titled, “Bettering People, Building Belize – A Budget For All” . The Prime Minister started by comparing Belize to its...

PM Dean Barrow Reflects Belize’s Debt Stewardship Into the Budget

) The 1 billion dollar budget will begin to roll out on April 1st of this year with revenue and grants amounting to $956 Million. The deficit will be $57 Million or 1.7% of GDP but according to the Prime Minister, a further $70 Million has to be added to the deficit to cover the...

Belizean Killed in Honduras Massacre

A Belizean man was killed during a massacre in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. According to Honduran Media House El Heraldo, four people were murdered early Thursday and among them, is believed to be Mr. Mario Roberto Cocom, a Belizean. According to El Heraldo, police authorities...

Highway Robbers Hit and Run Away With BZ$1,200

There was a highway robbery yesterday afternoon, Thursday March 6. The incident happened in the afternoon at about 3:30 pm on the Phillip Goldson Highway in Biscayne Village. A white Freight liner Truck was heading towards Orange Walk being driven by Mr. Mason Quiroz.  Along with...

2014-2015 Budget Reading Includes More Infrastructure, Health and Education

) At today’s budget reading, the Prime Minister addressed the infrastructural projects which he referred to as this administration’s “Herculean public works drive”.  He said that it is one of the highest priorities of the Government. Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow- Prime Minister and...

Teachers Press for a Written 5% Increase Binding Response

) While the House of Representatives met in session for the budget reading, members of the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) rallied outside, demanding respect from the Government and defying a reported threat of a pay cut for skipping school at the start of a three-day...

Fist Blows Fly Between Party Supporter and Minister

) While the teacher’s demonstration went very peacefully, right at the end of the House Meeting and at the foot of the National Assembly, Minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez, Area Representative for Port Loyola was met by a flustered PUP supporter Mr. Vaughn Gill....