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Food tariffs with Belize Suspended, AMLO declares.

During his brief visit President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported today that Mexico will abolish its tariffs on various agricultural, meat and basic food products so that Belize can export to our country. “We have just reached an agreement with the Prime Minister (John Briceño) for Mexico to abolish its tariffs on products that Belize can export to our country,” he stated this Saturday.

Floralia, the pace -setter … Modernizing an era of Antiquated Public Transport

For over 50 years Belizean have withstood an out-dated public transportation scheme by a handful of bus operators whose mantra has been to offer unexceptional basic services to commuters forced to travel aboard old-fashioned Blue Bird busses that have been retired decades elsewhere.

Prime Minister John Briceño in Taiwan for a 5-day working visit.

This morning, Prime Minister John Briceño and his eight-member delegation arrived in Taiwan to kick off a five-day working visit.

Upon arrival at the airport, Briceño and his delegation were greeted by Foreign Minister Joseph Wu then proceeded to take their Covid test then left the airport.

GOB to Restore 10% Salaries to P.O.

One of the top decisions made by the Briceño Administration which emanated out of their two-day Cabinet retreat last weekend was to give back the full 10% salary to public officers and teachers come 1st July 2022.

The inference first surfaced public as a background information by Prime Minister Briceño during an appearance on a local Talk Show earlier where he stated it would become official after he inform the joint unions.

Amnesty for Undocumented Migrants Starts in April 2022

The much-anticipated Amnesty Program will start in April. At a recent meeting held in San Pedro Town, officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration Department, and the International Organization for Migrants met to roll-out an awareness campaign and to design structures that will serve as the required criteria to be implemented in the upcoming Amnesty.

The Drug Cartel Scores Again!!! Who is winning the Cat and Mouse Game?

Is the drug Cartel operating in Belize playing the cat and mouse game with Police or do they possess and act upon the best intel money can buy?

The Narco intel seemingly charted a brazen well-coordinated landing for a Sabreliner 65 Jet, which touched down and made a landing on a remote stretch of terrain 3 miles west northwest behind the village of Crooked Tree at around 2:00 am on Tuesday morning, delivering a payload of approximately 1 ton of cocaine to their on-the-ground handlers destined for the United States via Mexico.

TROPIC AIR IS CONNECTING YOU TO EL SALVADOR

Starting this Friday, 11th February, Belize’s leading carrier “Tropic Air” will inaugurating its new virgin non-stop flights between Belize Phillip Goldson International and San Salvador’s Oscar Arnulfo Romero (Comalapa) International Airport.

Initially, flights service is schedule for Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays with an estimate time of arrival in San Salvador of approximately one hour.

CDB President in Belize …meets with Prime Minister John Briceño and Cabinet

Belize City: Тuеѕdау, 8th Fеbruаrу 2022. 
Рrеѕіdеnt оf thе Саrіbbеаn Dеvеlорmеnt Ваnk (СDВ), Dr. Hyginus ‘Gеnе’ Lеоn and his delegation are presently on a working tour in Belize, meeting with Рrіmе Міnіѕtеr, Јоhn Вrісеñо and his top-level economic team in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. 
This afternoon, Dr Leon was introduced to Ministers of Cabinet where he made a presentation.

New Health and Travel Insurance Requirement … Scheduled for next week

A New Health and Travel Insurance requirement on visitors is expected to come into effect next week, February 15th. 2022.

This prerequisite is causing rumble in in the tourism industry with several stakeholders openly criticizing the measure especially since this new coverage in particular, will be applicable even to those travelers arriving that have personal health and travel insurance.

Inbound Travelers will be obligated to purchase this new policy via an online portal, which is to-date, is still in the making, at border point of entry.