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Immigration Suspends Fingerprinting at P.G.I.A. During Tourism High Season

There is a boom in tourism numbers, but the growth is causing unexpected challenges at the main point of entry. The number of visitors arriving by commercial flights has outgrown [...]

Preparing for Massive Growth in the Hotel Industry

Becoming a Belizean specialist is now part of the requirement for tourism stakeholders as they prepare for the expansion of the industry in the years ahead.  That includes hoteliers and [...]

SICA’s Council of Central America Discusses Agriculture in the Region

Today, agriculture officials and ministers from SICA’s Council of Central America converged at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. Since Belize holds the pro-tem presidency, Minister of Agriculture, Senator Godwin [...]

Belize Wants to Expand Export Market through SICA

Coffee and citrus were also discussed at the meeting, specifically as it relates to the med-fly. But agricultural ministers are also looking at the plan of action in reference to [...]

The Police Drama Club Speaks Gender Based Violence

On November twenty-third, Belize joined the rest of the world in the official launch of the annual sixteen days of activism to stop gender based violence against women and children.  [...]

U.S. Chargé Throws Support behind 16 Days of Activism

Earlier this week, a Belize City resident was shot to the groin by his common-law wife, who had made numerous reports to the domestic violence unit. In fact, police officers [...]

$2.5 Million for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

We are five months away from what will be one of the most important days in Belize’s history. April tenth, 2018 will be the day when tens of thousands of [...]

FinSec Says G.O.B. Not Repaying David Gegg

In late November the House of Representatives passed an amendment to the General Sales Tax Act which would basically close a loophole. The amendment came after the Caribbean Court of [...]

Int’l Financial Services Commission Finds a New Home

The International Financial Services Commission has a new home; it is the Gian Gandhi Building in Belmopan. The IFSC was previously in the Sir Edney Cain Building which underwent renovation [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Heads Basketball Tournament in Chetumal

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Belize is leading a team of young athletes to Chetumal this weekend where they will be participating in a basketball tournament with teenagers from across [...]

$650K for Christmas Cheer Programme

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has made it quite clear that he makes no apology for the distribution of what has become the yearly Christmas Cheer. U.D.P. Area Representatives are given [...]

Teachers to be Paid Using SmartStream System Soon

Earlier in the year, it was announced that the government will begin making moves to incorporate the over five thousand teachers into the SmartStream payroll system. The Ministry of Finance [...]

B.T.I.A. Elects Melanie Paz as its New President

Tourism continues as a top contributor to economic growth. New commercial airlines are flying to Belize from major US cities and hoteliers and restaurant owners are experiencing a boom. The [...]

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser in Thailand

Miss Universe Belize, Jenelli Fraser has been making waves in Thailand which plays host to the 2018 international beauty pageant. The twenty-eight-year-old Belizean beauty ambassador arrived in Thailand last week [...]

Merit Maker: An Easily Adaptable Drowning Prevention Strategy

In the following story we take you to Thailand. The south-east Asian country is known for its tropical beaches and world famous islands like Phuket; it’s elaborate Buddah Temples and [...]

Salvation Army’s Annual Christmas Party

Hundreds of happy faces were at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall in Belize City today. The occasion was the annual Christmas Party hosted by the Salvation Army. Before proceeding to [...]

26 Anniversary of Giving Back with Gimme 5

Great Belize Production/Channel Five is celebrating its twenty-seventh anniversary this year and since its inception, the company has been working with the business community to give back to our faithful [...]

Healthy Living: Autism Awareness Seminar

It’s disabilities week in Belize. There are a lot of initiatives that are ongoing to help the public and parents of children with disabilities to understand the complexities of being [...]

Will G.O.B. Accept Belize Bank’s Settlement Offer?

As you heard, the Financial Secretary was ordered to discuss the Bank’s settlement offer with the Prime Minister. But according to Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, the government has already made [...]

Accused of Human Trafficking, Honduran Woman Denied Bail

Also in the Supreme Court, a Honduran woman, who is accused of human trafficking, was denied bail by Justice Colin Williams. Lourdes Guerrero Moreno is accused of making a thirty-six-year-old [...]

The Crack Down At Vital Statistic Unit

Reports emerging out of the Vital Statistics Unit today are that four employees have been terminated. The employees are accused of issuing a fraudulent birth certificated to William “Danny” Mason, [...]

Drowning in Belize: A Closer Look

Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide; it accounts for seven percent of injury-related deaths globally. But the World Health Organization says that the figure may [...]

All Fuel Prices Decrease

Fuel consumers across the country are rejoicing tonight at a decrease in fuel prices. Premium gasoline went down by eighteen cents from eleven dollars and fifty cents to eleven dollars [...]

FinSec Says Economy Experiencing Real Growth

The Financial Secretary also offered comment about the state of the country’s economy.  Earlier this year, an internal memo issued by Joseph Waight was leaked. In that memo, Waight pointedly [...]

BELTRAIDE Educates Entrepreneurship Ecosystem on “Angel Investment”

Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, in collaboration with the European Union, hosted a one-day workshop on financing options available through the Angel Investment methodology. Belize is one of four [...]