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A Ceremonial Sitting of the House of Representatives and Senate for Visiting Taiwanese President

Dozens of reporters and television crews from Belize and Taiwan filled the galleries of the Assembly Building this morning to cover the special joint sitting of the House of Representatives [...]

Order of Belize Conferred on Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen

As part of her state visit to the country, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen was bestowed the Order of Belize during a brief ceremony on Thursday night at the Museum of [...]

Taiwan Donates to ITVET, Belize City

After the Special Joint Sitting of the House of Representative and Senate this morning, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen returned to Belize City for a brief visit of the Technical and [...]

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen Arrives in Belize

The Taiwanese community in Belize turned out in numbers to greet President Tsai Ing-wen of the Republic of China (Taiwan) upon her arrival at the Philip Goldson International Airport this [...]

29 Belizeans Awarded Taiwan Scholarship

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Belize awarded twenty-nine Belizeans scholarships to study in Taiwan. The scholarships are funded by the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund [...]

Belize Reflects on 70 Years of O.A.S.

The Organization of American States was established in 1948, for the purposes of regional solidarity and cooperation among the thirty-five countries that make up its membership.  The international union is [...]

O.A.S.’ Many Contributions to the Jewel Are Highlighted

Throughout the programme there were testimonials of sorts on the O.A.S.’ contribution to the development of Belize, in areas including human development and the justice system.  Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin, [...]

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen to Visit the Jewel

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrives in Belize on Thursday afternoon on an official visit of the country.  The seventh president of the Republic of China is visiting the Jewel for [...]

Any New Initiatives on the Horizon between Belize and Taiwan?

The official visit of the Taiwanese head of state is a brief one during which high-level meetings will be held with senior members of the Barrow administration.  But is Belize [...]

Elodio Aragon Jr. is Pro-ICJ

We are less than a year away from deciding whether or not the take the Belize/Guatemala Dispute to the International Court of Justice for resolution. On April tenth, 2019, the [...]

U.S. Senior Advisor Meets with Prime Minister Barrow

The U.S. Senior Advisor for Central America, Todd Robinson, met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington on Wednesday to discuss the crisis in Nicaragua, among other [...]

Government of Belize Issues Statement on Chaotic Situation in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was the target of a failed assassination attempt on Saturday in Caracas.  Six people have since been arrested for their alleged involvement in the incident.  According [...]

Improved Benque/Melchor Border Crossing is Inaugurated Out West

It took two months to clean up a long standing problem at the western border where pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as well as illegal activities, were posing persistent challenges to [...]

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Conferred with Order of Distinction

Immediately on his arrival today, the Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu was conferred with the Order of Distinction.  Wu, who is in country on a two-day visit [...]

Limited Funds Available for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

Belize recently received a two hundred and fifty thousand U.S.-dollar donation from the U.S. Government for its referendum campaign on taking Guatemala’s territorial claim to the International Court of Justice. [...]

G.O.B. Says Yes to I.C.J., But DPM Says Belizeans Not Crazy if They Vote No

Still on the issue of the referendum, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington recently told the media that Belizeans have to be crazy if they vote NO in the I.C.J. referendum, scheduled [...]

Second Cross-Border Meeting on Migration Between Belize and Mexico Held

Measures on how to improve and increase the number of Mexicans who enter Belize were discussed today during the second Cross-Border Meeting on Migration between Belize and Mexico. The meeting [...]

Opposition Leader: “It’s in the D.N.A. of the U.D.P. That They Fight over Everything”

The People’s United Party is joining the Belize Territorial Volunteers in condemning the comments made by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington. Elrington recently told the press that people have to be [...]

BTV’s Humanitarian Mission Disrupted by Guatemalan Armed Forces

A humanitarian mission embarked by the Belize Territorial Volunteers this morning got off on a bad start. According to Leader Wil Maheia, the group was intercepted by Guatemalan Armed Forces. [...]

BTV Condemns Statements Made by Foreign Minister

The Belize Territorial Volunteers is not happy with Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington for comments he made in an interview last Thursday, July fifth, while speaking at a ceremony where the [...]

Taiwanese Foreign Minister to Visit Belize

Taiwan’s Foreign Minister, Joseph Wu, is expected in Belize on an overnight visit next week. According to a report in the official press in Taiwan, Wu will be heading here [...]

11 Belizeans to Study Medicine in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to study medicine in Cuba. The scholarship programme started some twenty years ago, under the leadership of [...]

Senate Says Yes to Doha Amendment of Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement related to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, so named after a city in Japan.  The treaty signed in 2012, commits [...]

What Are the Risks of Not Going to the I.C.J.?

The referendum date is set for April tenth next year, and while there have been presentations here and there, the public awareness and preparedness campaign on taking Guatemala’s claim to [...]

FM Elrington Says It’s Crazy Not to Support Yes Vote in Referendum

Elrington was further grilled about the campaign. He took off the Foreign Minister’s hat and spoke as citizen Elrington.  According to him, you have to be crazy not to support [...]