At news time, the Opposition Peopleâs United Party has sent a release calling for Government to immediately reduce taxes on fuel, to alleviate the recent increases in fuel prices. The [...]
Independence Day in Belmopan was full of invective from both sides of the political spectrum, and there is a major announcement on Petrocaribe to report tonight. But we begin with [...]
The International Monetary Fund has issued its final report on its annual Article Four consultation with Belize which took place in June. Despite Prime Minister Dean Barrowâs insistence that Belize [...]
As we go into the Independence Day holiday, fuel prices are going up at the pumps once again. On September fourth, the Government announced that there would be increases in [...]
Meanwhile, APBEL General Manager John Mencias has told News Five that the problems with shipments have been ongoing for months now and provoked much complaint from the Government to both [...]
Tonight, the Petrocaribe initiative remains in limbo following an announcement of the immediate suspension of the program. Â A meeting between two officials representing the Venezuelan government and Petroleos de...
For a country that imports far more than it exports and has for all of its existence, fuel is particularly important. Belize has for the past decade or so taken [...]
While there has been no public comment from the business and private sector despite being apprised of the Prime Ministerâs letter, the Senator representing them on the Committee, Mark Lizarraga [...]
So, the S.S.B. wants to increase contributions for the forty percent of its insured persons. Those persons earn between three hundred and twenty dollars to five hundred and twenty dollars [...]
On Wednesday, we told you how the Social Security Board is moving online and how employers are making their payments via the online portal. Well, it is not only the [...]
Thereâs other news from the S.S.B.Â The Social Security Board is slowly changing from its traditional way of receiving and making payments. An online contribution portal is being used for [...]
For the past several months, we have been telling you about the Social Security Boardâs proposed changes in contributions. Consultations have been held around the country and it is yet [...]
This morning, stakeholders from the public and private sectors, as well as members of the environmental community, gathered at the Radisson to present on the strengthening of Belizeâs oil spill [...]
About twenty employees of the little known âUnited Association for Healthy Livingâ are claiming that they are owed salaries for two pay periods. The call center located on Mercy Lane [...]
Outrage has been widespread in the twenty-four hours since the Government of Belizeâs announcement on Monday that fuel prices are to go up once again for the fourth time in [...]
Get ready for higher gas prices once again sometime this week, although this time there is some explanation from the government. The last increase came just last week for premium [...]
Restaurant operator and distributor Viking Productions has landed the exclusive rights tooperate food, beverage and confectionery services in the...
Figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize show that economic activity slowed down to some extent in July.Â Goods and services went up slightly, while imports and exports registered [...]
Espat is hardly deterred, saying he will continue to fight for publication of the Committeeâs work before the final report is laid on the Houseâs table at some point in [...]
The Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives met in session this morning in Belmopan to plot a course for investigation into the 2012-2013 Auditor Generalâs Report tabled in [...]
Simon Wilson is out as financial secretary, The Nassau Guardian understands. Wilsonâs departure has been anticipated ever since the new administration came in, in May. He will make his departure at a time when the...
Get ready for higher gas prices once again. For the second time in eight days, prices are set to rise at midnight tonight for premium gasoline and diesel. Premium rises [...]
Businessman John Zabaneh is a well-known entrepreneur in South Stann Creek whose ventures, including Mayan King Limited, Mid-south Investments Limited, Belize Chemicals Limited and Crown Paradise Enterprises were all...
Cayo South Area Representative and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Julius Espat, is anticipating next Mondayâs meeting of the committee in Belmopan to examine, consider and ultimately report on [...]
If you are looking for a job, here is an opportunity that can help you. BELTRAIDE today launched a talent fair to create an employment database to meet the demands [...]