BISL vs GOB case concludes

The Supreme Court, in 2016, dismissed claims made by Belize International Service Limited , BISL, against the Government of Belize to the tune of 90 million dollars for breach of contract. Those claims arose after the compulsory acquisition of IMMARBE and IBCR in June of 2013 by...

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...

Special Envoy urges parents’ vigilance over children

Over the past two weeks, we reported on three incidents of harm upon children, allegedly due to negligence. A months sold baby was shot in his back whenthe pellet gun in his father’s hand went off. The child has survived. A three year old drowned in her neighbor’s yard when she...

PSE award for Special Needs student

An Ephesus S.D.A Adventist School Student in Belize City received special recognition at yesterday’s Primary School Examination Awards. In spite of his physical limitations, Asher Leslie was able to sit the Primary School Examinations. Leslie has been receiving assistance from...

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...

PM explains Cabinet Shuffle

Today the media caught up with Prime Minster Barrow at his daughter’s Primary School Graduation Ceremony. Barrow has not appeared on the media since he left the country several weeks ago to seek medical attention. Several issues of concern have risen since then and so the media...

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...

STEPFATHER CHARGED WITH CAUSING DEATH OF 6 YEAR OLD BY CARELESS CONDUCT

30 year old Shamir O’Neal Myvett, a Belizean Tour Operator of San Pedro Town, was officially charged today with Causing Death by Careless conduct. This is in reference to the death of his 6 year old stepdaughter, Daisy Acevedo. The little girl was accidently shot in the...

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...

More BDF presence in Otoxa, Toledo

When thee media caught  up with P.M. Barrow today, he was asked to comment on the request made, by residents of the Otoxa community, for more BDF presence in order to clear areas where Guatemalan encroachment is taking place. According to P.M. Barrow, a meeting was held with...

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...

BANANAS FOR BELMOPAN SCHOOLS

The Banana Accompanying Measure is a support package for 10 banana-exporting countries including Belize. Belize received a total of 40 Million Euros from BAM to facilitate its adjustment to a new trading system. The Banana Accompanying Management seeks to see improvements in...

Paul Thompson Defeats Valerie Woods

Paul Thompson is the new PUP Standard Bearer for the Albert’s Division. Thompson came out on top of what could be considered one of the most heated PUP conventions so far. Paul Lopez files this reports. Reporter 1: Albert Street was painted in true blue on Sunday, as the PUP’s...