All posts by Patrick E. Jones

  • Oath of Office for Elections & Boundaries Commission members

    Belmopan, CAYO. Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The new chair of the Integrity Commission has been officially sworn in by Governor General, Sir Colville Young. Attorney-at-Law Deshawn Arzu Torres took the Oath of Office on Monday at Belize...

    • Posted July 17, 2018
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  • Flooding affecting Toledo villages

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Residents of some rural Toledo villages are experiencing flooding in their communities as a result of overnight rains on Monday in this southern district. Reports from Jacintoville this morning indicated...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • Salvation Army officers get Marching Orders

    Georgeville, CAYO. Monday, July 9, 2018. The Salvation Army Church is saying farewell to two of its officers/pastors. Captains Wilkings and Rose-Marthe Buissereth have completed their tour of duties as Corps Officers/pastors in Georgeville, Cayo district. They...

    • Posted July 9, 2018
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  • Decrease in pump prices for regular gasoline and kerosene announced

    Belmopan, CAYO. Monday, July 9, 2018. Consumers will get some relief as the pump price for regular gasoline and kerosene will go down at midnight/Tuesday morning. A government press release today announced that effective 12:01 am on...

    • Posted July 9, 2018
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  • Belize’s Xate stocks rebound

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Sunday, July 8, 2018. Belize’s Xate stocks have shown a dramatic recovery over the last 6 years. That’s according to data just released by the non-governmental organization Friends for Conservation and Development, FCD. In a...

    • Posted July 8, 2018
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  • Tropical Wave responsible for unstable weather conditions

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Friday, July 6, 2018. Localized flooding is reported in certain parts of the Cayo and Toledo districts as a result of heavy rainfall. A Tropical Wave over our area is responsible for the unstable...

    • Posted July 6, 2018
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  • PUP convention in Belmopan pushed back … again

    Belize City, BELIZE. Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The constituency convention to choose a standard bearer for the People’s United Party in Belmopan will have to wait another couple of months. That is because the PUP has announced...

    • Posted July 4, 2018
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  • Prime Minister Barrow heads to Jamaica for CARICOM meeting

    Belmopan, CAYO. Monday, July 2, 2018. Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be among regional leaders who will gather in Montego Bay, Jamaica this week in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The 29th regular meeting of the Conference of Heads...

    • Posted July 2, 2018
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  • Multiple projects inaugurated in Pueblo Viejo village, Toledo

    Pueblo Viejo, TOLEDO. Thursday, June 28, 2018. Three community projects were inaugurated today at the San Francisco de Jeronimo R.C. School in the Toledo district. Two solar systems, one for the water system and another to provide...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Guatemalan farmers caught inside the Chiquibul

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Thursday, June 28, 2018. Guatemalan farmers continue to violate Belize’s western border to carry out illegal farming in the Chiquibul National Park. Friends for Conservation and Development, FCD, today reported that on Wednesday a...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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