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Said Musa Raises Reported Dismissal of European Ambassador

Fort George Area Rep and Former Prime Minister, Said Musa, is always a must listen to during the debating of the budget and on Thursday during his presentation, he didn’t [...]

Belize, Guatemala break deadlock with recent meeting

There was a meeting earlier this week between Belize and Guatemala’s Foreign Ministers. The last time they met was in June 2016 at the O.A.S. Headquarters in Washington when tensions [...]

Still no Guat ambassador in Belize; Guats break bank for referendum

Speaking on the occasion of the visit of the Secretary General of the O.A.S., Elrington told the media that contrary to information widely reported in the media in early March, [...]

Work on Sarstoon Protocol drags; no confrontation at border

The June 2016 meeting in Washington discussed the heavy presence of the Guatemalan Military in the Sarstoon. At the time Guatemala committed to the Sarstoon Protocol to ease tensions since [...]

O.A.S.’ Almagro commits to settling Guat claim ‘by law’

Now to the visit of Secretary General Luis Almagro. Prior to his arrival in Belize, Ambassador Almagro was in neighboring Guatemala where he also met with high-level government officials in [...]

Almagro tours Guatemala border communities

As we’ve mentioned, Almagro arrived to Belize from Guatemala. While there, he was accompanied by Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales to several communities, including Monte Los Olivos and Las Flores.  [...]

Belize’s borders are not recognized, warns Sedi

The purpose of the visit of the Secretary General of the O.A.S. was to push for an early referendum and to take the claim for resolution at the International Court [...]

Opposition also meets with OAS Sec-Gen, who calls for re-registration

The O.A.S. Secretary General, while in Belize City this morning, also made a brief visit to Independence Hall where he called on Leader of the Opposition John Briceño. Briceño we [...]

P.U.P. lends support to O.A.S.’ role in mediating dispute

The O.A.S. Secretary General, while in Belize City this morning, made a brief visit to Independence Hall where he called on Leader of the Opposition John Briceño.  The discussion was [...]

O.A.S. Secretary General Visits Guatemala on Way to Belize

We reported on Tuesday night, that the O.A.S. Secretary General Luis Miguel Almagro arrives in Belize on Thursday though the nature of his visit has not been confirmed.  A number [...]

O.A.S.’ Almagro Comes to Belize

It has not been officially announced, but the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro arrives in Belize this Thursday. This is Almagro’s second visit to Belize, [...]

Guatemalan Ambassador to Belize Returns

Manuel Estuardo Roldan Barillas, Guatemala’s ambassador to Belize, has quietly returned to the country, eleven months after he was recalled for “consultations” with his bosses.  It is not clear under [...]

Mexico Marks Anniversary of Formation of Army, Air Force

Mexico is marking three important anniversaries in this month of February. On the fifth, it was one hundred years since the publication of the Constitution of 1917 during the Mexican [...]

Mexico’s Constitution Holds Up after 100 Years

The Mexican Constitution was created in the city of Queretaro and was widely acclaimed for its modern inclusion of a ‘bill of rights’ for the Mexican people. It has had [...]

Wait Continues for New U.S. Ambassador to Belize

Just last month, Donald Trump was sworn in as the President of the USA and since that day, Carlos Moreno’s tenure as US Ambassador to Belize came to an end. [...]

No Shift in U.S.’s LGBT Stance, Deputy Chief Reports

Since taking office, President Trump has looked to fulfill some of his campaign promises by using executive orders. One of those executive orders is to ban federal money going to [...]

Referendum on I.C.J. Coming for Guatemala; Belize Not Ready Yet

Is Guatemala ready to go to referendum on whether its age-old claim over Belize should go before the ICJ?  Earlier today, an official from the Guatemalan electoral commission told the [...]

No Reduction in U.S. Visas, Says Embassy

The U.S. Embassy today issued a release in response to an article that surfaced on social media over the weekend to the effect that Caribbean nationals would be exempted from [...]

Meetings to Begin on Sarstoon Protocol in Coming Weeks

Late last year, talk of signing a Sarstoon protocol with Guatemala was a hot-button issue that dominated the news. Well, as you would have noted, December has come and gone [...]

The Cuban Revolution, 58 Years Later

Over the years, hundreds of Belizeans students have benefited from educational opportunities in Cuba.   Likewise, many have taken advantage of medical care provided by Cuban doctors and nurses in Belize.  [...]

Welcoming Israel, Italy, Slovakia and Norway’s Ambassadors to Belize

Letters of Credence were presented to Governor General Sir Colville Young on Monday by four incoming ambassadors.  In a brief ceremony held at Belize House in Belmopan, Ambassador Jonathan Peled [...]

Debate on Referendum Act is Personal for Most Area Reps

The House of Representatives began debate on the Referendum Act (Amendment) Bill, on its second reading, shortly after its break to consider the first reading bills. That debate lasted nearly [...]

Belize to lead Organization of American States

Belize’s Permanent Representative to the O.A.S., Patrick Andrews, has assumed the Chairmanship of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States.  The career banker-turned-ambassador received the gavel representing the [...]

Guatemala’s Foreign Minister Beats Drums for Referendum

Guatemalan newspaper, Prensa Libre, in its January second issue, carried recent statements made by Guatemalan Foreign Minister, Carlos Raul Morales. According to the article, FM Morales announced that Belize had [...]

P.M. Focuses on Economic Recovery for New Year

The Prime Minister’s annual New Year’s message is being aired elsewhere in this newscast. PM Barrow highlights the achievements of his government throughout the course of the calendar year and [...]