Economic concerns

As most are aware by now, Belize’s external and domestic debts have an all-time high of over three billion dollars. Externally, debts stand at two point three billion dollars, which is approximately seventy percent of Gross Domestic Product. Most of it is owed to international...

PM responds to criticisms of CARICOM secretariat

The Caribbean Single Market Economy’s aim is to integrate CARICOM member states into a single unit in order to make the region a more powerful presence on the global stage. Earlier this month, Caribbean officials convened in Guyana for consultation aimed at making CSME more...

Public Service Week 2018

Public Service week was officially opened on Sunday with a National Day of prayer for Public servants. This year’s public service week is being celebrated under the theme: Moving towards the future with innovation, dedication and perseverance.Throughout the entire week, events...

Taiwan donates half million US dollars to Belize

Today, Belize received a grant of five hundred and ten thousand US dollars from the Republic of China (Taiwan). The monies have been donated to support Belize’s upcoming Presidency Pro Tempore (PPT) of the Central American Integration System (SICA) from July to December 2018. The...

Gas Price to Decrease over next Six Months

Another huge national concern is the price of fuel. Gas Prices have increased a number of times over the past two months. The latest increase happened just yesterday when Premium Gasoline was increased by 4 cents. In his last Press conference, P.M. Barrow indicated that Belize...

CITCO EMPLOYEES STILL NOT PAID?

Is the Belmopan City Council strapped for cash to the extent that they are unable to pay their employees on time, twice in a row? This morning, Plus News received complaints from Belmopan City Council employees about not receiving their bi-weekly salary. According to the...

Roaring Creek Bridge Meeting

Work has already begun in Roaring Creek Village to build a new Bridge.  The Bridge is a part of a road rehabilitation project that will see several miles of the George Price highway upgraded. While the new bridge and its flood proof design will seek to better serve residents in...

NO more BTL ads for Kremandala

Earlier this month, we told you that on May 11, 2018, BTL abruptly ended all media advertisements with Kremandala which includes KREM Radio, KREM TV and the AMANDALA Newspaper. KREMANDALA is now subjected to the same advertisement ban that PLUSTV has highhandedly endured since...

GAS PRICE GOES DOWN AND UP SAME DAY

Gas Price went up and down in the same day. Earlier today it was announced that the cost of regular gas price went down by 33 cents from 11.35 to 11.02. While most Belizeans celebrated the decrease, later today Premium gas price went up by 4 cents, from 11.61cents to 11.67 cents....

AMS COMES TO AN END

The Accompanying Measures for Sugar (AMS) was started in 2006 with the aim to minimize the impact of sugar tariff. The European Union committed a grant fund of 72 Million Euros in total over the past decade into the Belize Sugar Industry. Over one hundred projects were...

EU DOUBLES EFFORTS IN BELIZE

Although the AMS has come to an end, the EU union will not be leaving Belize anytime soon. In the years to come, the EU will be investing in the Health sector and the search for sustainable energy. According to Wasilewska, the EU will invest a total of 26 Million Euros into these...

‘LIGHT UP THE CITY 2’ COMES TO BELMOPAN

Last year PlusTV collaborated with Integrity radio to Host the first ever “Light up the City Concert” in Belize City. This year the Musical event has been adopted by the Belmopan Church of the Nazarene and will be held on Saturday June 30th in Belmopan, taking pn an...

BRIDGE FOR COCAO FARMERS

Last week Friday Ya’axche Conservation Trust and the Trio Farmers Association inaugurated a bridge to improve access to Belize’s agroforestry concession in Maya Mountain North Forest Reserve. The Ya’axche Conservation Trust has been working with 31 farmers to grow...

SANTANDER WILL BE FINED, IT WILL TAKE TIME

Will Santander be fined for the violation of its Export Processing Zone license? Over the past two weeks, various stake holders have pitched in on the issue, including the 3 cane farmers associations. The associations are demanding that Santander face the maximum penalty...

COLA stands WITH KREMANDALA!

C.O.L.A. in a press release issued today says that they stand with the Kremandala organization against the ill-explained decision by government-owned Belize Telemedia Limited to withdraw advertising from the media group. It says “The statement issued earlier by B.T.L. is...