BRICENO CALLS ON P.M. TO DECREASE TAX ON FUEL

The People’s United Party Leader Johnny Briceno is calling on the Government of Belize to immediately decrease taxes on fuel. Briceno held a press conference in Belize City this afternoon where he addressed several national issues. He began the conference by speaking on the...

ROARING MINORS CAUGHT RED HANDED STEALING

Three minors from the Village of Roaring Creek attempted to steal horses in the Rivera Area of Belmopan on Sunday. Their plans were foiled when community members attempted to catch them. Paul Lopez files this report from the Rivera Community Paul Lopez, Reporter, PlusTV: On...

SPOONAZ CAFÉ ROBBED

There have been increasing reports of robberies across the country. The latest victim is 63 year old Jeremy Alexander Spooner, owner of SPOONAZ Café on North Front Street Belize City. Spooner told Police that three around 10:50 p.m., while closing his business establishment he...

ADDED FORCE IS NOT THE SOLUTION TO CRIME SAY BRICENO

Switching over to crime, recent statistic show that since the beginning of the year 79 people have been murdered. Of recently, there is also an increase in robberies, including last week’s brazen daylight robberies on Albert Street in Belize City. And, while the Government of...

PUP REQUEST PRESENCE OF OAS OBSERVERS AT RE-REGISTRATION EXCERCSE

Today the PUP Party Leader, Johnny Briceno, told the MEDIA at a Press conference today that he wrote the Prime Minister to request the presence of OAS Observers at the upcoming Re-Registration exercise slated for July – November of this year.  The letter has since been...

LABOR COMMISIONER TALKS MEDIATION TRAINING, AND CITCO TERMINATED EMPLOYEES

One of the functions of the Belize Labor Department is to provide mediation or consolidation services for trade disputes, particularly where a union agreement is involved. Yesterday the department hosted a training seminar on basic mediation and consolidation techniques and...

NO PERSONAL GRUDGEs IN ANDREWS AND ARTHUR REJECTION SAYS BRICENO

Last week we reported to you that the People’s United Party rejected the applications of both Patrick Jason Andrews and Arthur Saldivar who were vying for the post of Standard Bearer for Belmopan. Last week we were able to retrieve comments from both Andrews and Saldivar which we...

BRICENO SUPPORTS SANTANDER; BUT NOT THEIR LAW BREAKING

Last week we reported to you that Santander packaged sugar was found in stores in the Orange Walk and Corozal districts. The discovery caused quite an alarm for the sugar cane farmers and sugar cane producers in Belize who say they are already going through a difficult year with...

BRICENO SAY “NOT TIME TO TURN BLIND EYE TO ILLEGAL BORDER ACTIVITIES”

We have been reporting on the increased encroachment by Guatemalan in Belizean territory. Several weeks ago reports out of the Chiquibul reserve indicated that Guatemalan citizens were farming in the area. Last week further reports of Guatemalan encroachment in Belizean territory...

BELIZE RED CROSS SENDING AID TO GUATEMALA

Hundreds of Belizean citizens took to social media over the past 3 days to show support and solidarity to Guatemala’s Volcano Eruption victims. Reports are that over 60 people perished, while more than 3,000 people have been left homeless since Sunday. The Belize Red Cross is one...

NATIONAL SUCIDE PREVENTION TRAINING

According to information published this week by the Ministry of Health, Belize has averaged about 2 suicides per month over the past 5 years. In an effort to decrease those numbers, 100 social workers, educators, counselors, administrators and youth workers received training in...