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CCJ Welcomes New President with Special Sitting

The Caribbean Court of Justice held a special sitting today at its headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago. The solemn occasion, the first of two, was held to honour the court’s [...]

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 [...]

After Walking Six Hours, Couple is Told They Are Too Late to Re-register

A total of sixteen thousand, six hundred and seventy applications were accepted by the Elections and Boundaries Department as part of the first week of the mass re-registration exercise. That figure [...]

P.U.P. Says Naturalized Guatemalans Who Have Been in Belize for Decades are Belizeans

With re-registration of electors taking place, debate is raging about the registering of naturalized Guatemalans because it breaches the Belize Constitution. Section twenty-nine of the Constitution states that no person [...]

P.U.P. Leaders Says Diasporans’ Concerns Must be Discussed Further

Persons wanting to re-register must prove that they have been living at their address for at least two months. This is one of the requirements that some Belizeans living overseas [...]

Opposition Leader: Cost of Living Burdening Belizeans

Electricity rates increased on July first after an application by Belize Electricity Limited to the Public Utilities Commission was successful. The new rates will be in effect for the next [...]

Digital Marketing Brings Tourism Stakeholders Together to Promote the Jewel

Representatives from local tourism stakeholders joined international digital marketing experts for the B.T.B.’s fourth Digital Marketing Summit. The one-day event was held at the Biltmore Plaza. Sessions covered four critical [...]

Marie Sharp’s Steak Sauce is of Superior Taste

You know her for her fiery hot habanero pepper sauce, but tonight you’ll know her as an international businesswoman who received a prestigious distinction in Brussels, Belgium. Marie Sharp, owner [...]

Grayson Cadle is Off to Burn Center in the U.S.A.

Tonight, twenty-one-year-old Grayson Cadle is on his way to Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia in the U.S., to get specialized treatment at the Burn Center. It will be a long [...]

Opposition Leader Says G.O.B. Can Afford to Reduce Fuel Tax

The price of premium gasoline decreased by eleven cents at midnight on Tuesday; it now sells for eleven dollars and sixty cents per gallon. It is a small reduction for [...]

John Briceño says Government Needs to Invest More

In June, the government said that if it reduces fuel tax by two dollars per gallon, it would mean a seventy million dollars hole in government revenue.  That reduction would [...]

SolGen’s Advice is Sought on Public Officers’ Eligibility to Run in Elections

The notice of resignation tendered by NEMO’s Operations Officer Phillip Willoughby on July eleventh, paving the way for him to contest an upcoming U.D.P. convention in Port Loyola, was preceded [...]

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. [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says Arthur Saldivar Has Not Won Anything

The P.U.P.’s Vetting Committee has accepted Arthur Saldivar’s application to contest the party’s Belmopan Standard Bearer convention. Whether his application will be approved is another matter. The P.U.P. decided to [...]

B.T.B. Boasts ‘Groundbreaking’ Tourism Arrivals Figures

The Belize Tourism Board is boasting ‘groundbreaking’ figures as it relates to tourism arrivals. B.T.B.’s latest stats show that for the first six months of 2018, overnight tourism arrivals and [...]

Belizean Exporters Learn the Tricks of the Trade for New Markets

A two-day marketing intelligence training workshop for local business owners began today at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. It is being held through a partnership between the Caribbean Export [...]

CEDA Training to Assist Export Capacity of Belize & the Region

The two days will feature presentations from the Belize Bureau of Standards, the Belize Intellectual Property Office as well as BELTRAIDE and CEDA. Marketing Intelligence and Caribbean Export Advisor, Zamani [...]

Babysitters Train to Become Certified Childcare Providers

A four-week childcare training is ongoing at the Belize Training and Employment Centre at the ITVET compound in Belize City. Some eleven participants, all from the childcare sector—primarily pop-up babysitters— [...]

SBDC Belize Working with SICA to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

A national entrepreneurship workshop was held at the BTEC office in Belize City. The workshop brought together key stakeholders to the discussion table on integration of synergies and transferring of [...]

Grayson Cadle Remains Critical at the K.H.M.H.

Grayson Cadle remains in a critical condition tonight in the hospital. He is the twenty-one-year-old who was burnt to seventy percent of his body when a butane leak inside his [...]

Grayson Cadle Needs Your Help

But the road to recovery may be long for Grayson Cadle. And that is why his best chances may be at an overseas medical facility for burn victims.  According to [...]

Philloughby Resigns from NEMO and Prepares for Port Loyola Race

Former four-term city councilor Phillip Willoughby took up the post of Operations Officer with the National Emergency Management Organization in April, following a stunning defeat of the United Democratic Party’s [...]

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 [...]