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Taiwanese Government Advises its Citizens to be Vigilant in Belize

Still on the State of Public Emergency, the Taiwanese Government has issued an advisory to its citizen living in Belize to exercise caution.  The advisory was issued on Monday by [...]

U.S. Embassy Commends Belize on Weekend’s Drug Bust

The fourteen-million-dollar drug bust of a plane that came from Venezuela was achieved through cooperation from security agencies in the region.  Today, the U.S. Embassy in Belize is commending Belize’s [...]

U.S. Embassy Issues Security Alert to U.S. Citizen Living in Belize

The U.S. embassy has issued a warning to its nationals advising that checkpoints are in place throughout the south side and that there is an increase in personnel to detain [...]

$1.3 Million Grant for Referendum Campaign

In other news…The British Government has given over a million dollars towards the I.C.J. public awareness and preparedness campaign.  On Wednesday, British High Commissioner Peter Hughes handed over five hundred [...]

U.S. Donates $1.2 Million of Equipment to the Coastguard and the B.D.F.

About one point two million dollars in equipment was handed over today to the Belize Coast Guard and the Belize Defence Force by the U.S. government. The Coast Guard received [...]

Taiwan Donates Musical Instruments and Souvenir Pins to the G.G.

Taiwan today made a less controversial donation than rice. The Governor General, Colville Young, has received a monetary donation for his Music in the Schools Programme to purchase a small [...]

Farewell to President Tsai Ing-wen

The president of Taiwan, Doctor Tsai Ing-wen, concluded a visit to Belize over the weekend. Doctor Ing-wen was afforded all the trappings of a state visit including the convening of [...]

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 [...]