Citco awaiting the return of one more equipment

As we reported on Tuesday, two of three unaccounted Belize City Council equipment were delivered back to the council that day. The third piece of equipment is reportedly in United Ville being repaired. An email out lining the details of the day the two equipment were delivered...

Lisa’s Store in Mango Creek robbed

Robberies continue unabated across the nation of Belize. One of the latest businesses targeted is Lisa’s Store in Mango Creek village. The robbery happened early Wednesday morning, shortly after the store opened for business; it was caught on surveillance cameras and show the...

Cane Farmers say they are overpaying ASR/BSI; BSI says not true

In the wake of the an extremely low second payment for the 2017-2018 sugar cane crop to cane farmers, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association claims that they are paying an additional 11.5 million dollars for Ocean Freight which they have not agreed to pay.  In late July, ASR...

BSI responds to cane farmers’ allegations

We spoke via telephone to Cane Farmers’ Relations Manager at BSI, Olivia Avilez, concerning Mai’s claims against ASR/BSI. Here is here response. Olivia Avilez, Manager at BSI: Well certainly BSI is appalled, honestly by the allegations that are being made and assertions that BSI...

PUP demands answers on closure of Vital Statistics office

The Vital Statistics office in Belize City is under new leadership. Last night, channel 7 news reported that the vital statics office was on lock down yesterday with a sign at its front entrance that read, ‘the system is being serviced”. However, According to the media...

Choice bank suing GOB

Choice Bank is suing the Minister of Finance, the Central Bank and the Attorney General of Belize. On June 29th , the bank’s license was revoked at the recommendation of Central Bank to the Minister of Finance. Central Bank also allegedly appointed Cedric Flowers as liquidator in...

Deputy Director General of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency Visits Belize

The Deputy Director General of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mr. Dazhu Yang, and the Section Head of Technical Cooperation for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Saul Perez Pijuan, arrived in Belize for a working visit on Sunday, August...

Ministry of Natural Resources Receives Donation from Taiwan

GOB received a donation of one hundred and five thousand US dollars today from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The donation was handed over by Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, H.E. Charles Liu, to Belize’s Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Hugo Patt. In a brief...

Missing CITCO Vehicles found

Two of the three missing Belize City Council Vehicles have been returned from a private property. Last night we told you that the Belize City Council was questioning the whereabouts of three vehicles that were unaccounted for after an internal audit was done by the Council’s...

National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

The National Oil Spill Contingency Plan will be validated by Representatives from various Government and Non-Governmental Organizations, Private Sector, and Academia associated with Disaster Risk Management and Oil Spill Response from 8th to 10th August. In August of last year,...

Belize City Council’s Queries Whereabouts of Missing Vehicles

Three vehicles that should be in possession of the Belize City Council’s Sanitation Department are unaccounted for, and the new council is questioning their whereabouts. Plus News came across an email dated July 26th, addressed to Mayor Bernard Wagner, from the Internal Audit...

Santander taking accountant to court for theft

An accountant at the Santander Sugar Company located in Spanish Lookout, Cayo has been charged with theft after 5 missing checks were allegedly traced back to him. 29 year old Accountant Flavio Tzalam is in police custody tonight after monies meant for income tax and social...

Shortage of Medical supplies nationwide

There is a critical shortage of Medical supplies in public health facilities across the country.  Ministry of Health C.E.O Ramon Figueroa confirmed over the phone today that there is a shortage in bandages, gauze and syringes.  Figueroa says that the Ministry has been facing...

Another Western Union robbed

Another Western Union branch has been targeted by robbers. According to police reports, on Thursday morning, sometime around 9 o’clock, 45 year old Claudia Davila, was at her business place ,Mi Sericordia De Dios, which is a Western Union Branch located at 27 Guadalupe Street,...

Former Belmopan Mayor speaks of Citco’s current financial woes

On Wednesday, we told you that the Belmopan City Council workers and Transport officers were, once again, not paid on time. Workers told us that the issue has been reoccurring since April. On Wednesday, during their designated break, the members of the Christians Workers Union...