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Regional Foreign Ministers Converge on San Pedro for SICA Meeting

The Council of Foreign Ministers meeting of the Central American System of Integration, SICA was held today in San Pedro. Belize has the six-month rotating presidency until the end of [...]

Taiwanese Ambassador Hands Over Check to September Celebrations Committee

Taiwanese ambassador Benjamin Ho presented the National September Celebrations Committee with a check for twenty thousand U.S. dollars this afternoon to be used in defraying the cost of activities during [...]

US Ambassador Carlos Moreno Defends US Judicial System…

Since absconding to Belize in October 2013, many questions have been raised concerning the fugitive status of Dr. Errol Elrington, sibling of Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington.  In the [...]

US Ambassador Speaks About Border Dispute

On Thursday, a group of journalists from across the local media participated in a round-table with U.S. Ambassador Carlos Moreno at the embassy in Belmopan.  During the forum a range of issues [...]

And Says US Embassy has Supported UNIBAM

While the constitutional challenge to repeal Section Fifty-Three of Belize’s Criminal Code remains before the Supreme Court, a decision is yet to be handed down by Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin [...]

Foreign Ministers of Ecuador and Belize Meet

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, on a working visit to Belize, called on Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington at his Belize City office this morning, where agreements were signed [...]

Ecuadorian Minister Has No Knowledge of Floyd Ebanks Case

In the absence of an extradition treaty between Belize and Ecuador, thirty-nine-year-old Christian Ebanks, also known as Floyd Ebanks Jurado, wanted in that country for murder, remains a free man.  [...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs Comes to the Aid of His Wanted Brother

The fugitive status of Errol Elrington has come under much scrutiny lately. The doctor is wanted in the US for racketeering and medical fraud. He is accused of defrauding Medicare [...]

PM Confirms Appointment of Ambassador Alexis Rosado…

On Monday, News Five reported on the appointment of Foreign Affairs C.E.O. Alexis Rosado as new Ambassador to Guatemala. He will be taking over from the late Alfredo Martinez. It’s [...]

There is a new CEO in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

It is pending official confirmation, but it is known that Alexis Rosado, the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be moving on as Belize’s Ambassador to Guatemala. The [...]

Belize Hosts SICA Meeting…Discusses Way Forward…

The Central American Integrated Economic System, SIECA, as we mentioned is the economic arm of SICA and by joining the offshoot Belize can benefit in a number of ways, particularly [...]

Belize Invited to Join SICA’s Economic Arm…

Since assuming pro tem presidency of the Central American Integration System, SICA, a few weeks ago, Belize has wasted little time in addressing the regional needs of the organization’s membership.  [...]

Alexis Rosado Appointed New Ambassador to Guatemala

  The speculation about who will be named as Belize’s Ambassador to Guatemala in the wake of the death of former Ambassador Fred Martinez is over. It is known that [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister speaks on meeting with Guatemala counterparts

In early June, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington led a delegation to the forty-fourth regular session of the O.A.S. General Assembly held in Paraguay. This wasn’t a scheduled session [...]

Deon Bruce Extradition Case Continues in Supreme Court

A judicial review of a decision handed down by Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith in the extradition case of Deon Bruce commenced inside the chamber of Justice Courtney Abel today.  [...]

Foreign Ministry investigating murder of Belizean in Melchor

Twenty-two year old Benque Viejo resident Edwin Chan was murdered in Melchor on Good Friday. Chan was found in a remote locate on the outskirts of Melchor with one gunshot [...]

U.S. expert to investigate the killing of a Guatemalan national in Chiquibul

On March twenty-ninth, Guatemalan Tomas Ramirez was shot and killed inside Belizean territory. Reports are that a joint B.D.F. and Police Patrol came under fire by a group of men. [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister says Guatemalan incursions must be dealt with sans lethal force

It’s not the first time B.D.F. patrols have come under fire while patrolling our border…and Tomas Ramirez is not the first Guatemalan casualty of such an altercation. High level diplomatic [...]

Guatemalan officials in Belize to investigate killing in Chiquibul

The recent killing of a Guatemalan national by Belize Defense Force personnel inside the Chiquibul forest has sparked renewed concerns by the international community about the existing border issues between [...]

Belize’s Referendum Unit continues education campaign on territorial dispute

The matter of whether the unfounded Guatemalan claim over Belize’s sovereign territory should be adjudicated in the International Court of Justice was to have been decided during joint referenda on [...]

Foreign Affairs, National Security and Agriculture Ministries meet with Guatemalan government

There was a high-level meeting held in Toledo on Tuesday, where officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Security and Agriculture met with representatives of the Guatemalan government.  The [...]

Belize and Guatemala sign an agreement to keep the peace

A high level meeting took place in Washington today between the Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala, Wilfred Elrington and Fernando Carrera, and OAS Secretary General Miguel Insulza.  It ended [...]

LGBT Party hosted at Belize’s High Commissioner’s London House

On December sixth, Belize’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom hosted an LGBT party at the official residence in London, Belize House. The event was reported recently in the media, [...]

Offensive maps at immigration sport check in Flores, Peten, Guatemala

The inclusion of Belize as part of Guatemala’s territory, depicted on a number of geographical maps, is considered provocative given the political history of both countries in trying to resolve [...]

Belize and Guatemala Foreign Ministers meet; still no date for referendum

There was a time not so long ago when the Belize/Guatemala referendum on the age-old territorial dispute was a part of daily conversation. All that changed when Guatemala backed out [...]