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Guatemala Still Resists Sarstoon Protocol

The realization of the Sarstoon Protocol has been up in the air ever since the Guatemalan government suspended negotiations with Belize, following the death of Guatemalan minor Julio Rene Alvarado [...]

New Ambassador from Guatemala to Belize

There will be a new Guatemalan Ambassador to Belize.  While that individual has not been named officially, Guatemala is already in talks with a replacement for Manuel Estuardo Roldan Barillas. [...]

Congress Gets to Decide before Guatemalan I.C.J. Referendum

To go to the ICJ or not to go the ICJ? It is a question that Guatemalans may be deciding on very soon. Earlier this year, we reported that Guatemala [...]

Taiwan Cements Formal Relations with Belize as Foreign Affairs Minister Visits

Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Doctor David Tawei Lee and his wife, Chih Lin arrived in Belize on Wednesday and were hosted at an event in Belmopan. While the media [...]

How the Ports of Central America Will Work Together

On Tuesday, the thirty-ninth Central American Port Forum opened in Belize. The annual event is being hosted by Central American Commission for Maritime Transport in collaboration with the Belize Port Authority, the Port of [...]

Belize Out of Medals at Commonwealth Youth Games

The Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas have been completed and Belize’s team of five athletes returned on Tuesday. Their results were less than stellar, with track runners Joshire Stanley [...]

Athletes Encouraged, Vow Better Performances

For the youngsters themselves, this was no time to hang their heads. Lino, Ysaguirre and Stanley are scheduled for further competitions this year – in fact, Stanley was due to [...]

‘Banditos’ to Storm Nicaragua; They’ll Be Wearing New Gear

The Belmopan Bandits won the Premier League of Belize and that qualified them as the team to represent the Jewel in the 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. In its first [...]

Port of Belize collaborates with Central American partners

The Central American Commission for Maritime Transport in collaboration with the Belize Port Authority, the Port of Belize and the Port of Big Creek is hosting the thirty-ninth Central American Port Forum. Over eighty delegates from [...]

Second Half of B.T.L. Arbitration Headed to C.C.J. in October

One year ago, the Government of Belize began making payments to Dunkeld International, the B.T.L. Employees’ Trust and British Caribbean Bank Limited for the settlement of costs for the double [...]

Uniting Belizeans at Home and Abroad

Belizeans United For Equal Rights at Home and the Diaspora – it is a group that is aiming to create a movement under one banner that will bring about the [...]

Jamaica’s Peter Morgan Wants Belize to Consider Dual Citizens in Parliament

Another matter that the movement hopes to see change is the matter of dual citizens in parliament. It is a controversial topic – but BUFERHD maintains that they will not [...]

Daniel Gutierrez is Belize’s Man in Washington

Former ambassador to CARICOM, Francisco Daniel Gutierrez has moved up to Washington D.C. where he presented credentials to President Donald Trump as ambassador before the State Department. Gutierrez replaces Patrick [...]

American Jailed for Hiding Money in Belize

A Florida national is headed to jail for using hidden Belize accounts to conspire to commit tax and bank fraud. Forty-eight-year-old Casey Padula of Port Charlotte, Florida, pleaded guilty in [...]

The U.W.I. Chorale to Perform in Belize

The UWI Arts Chorale, the premier choral ensemble of the University of the West Indies Saint Augustine Campus, and the UWI Arts Steel, the premier steel band ensemble, are on [...]

Making Mesoamerican Reef Work for Central American Economies

The Meso-American Reef Leadership Program is an initiative that promotes leadership towards the conservation of the reef which is shared by Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Annually, the program brings [...]

U.S. security requirements mean long lines at Airport

Going to the States anytime soon? It’s the season for Belizeans to travel to the United States of America on vacation and getaways. But you’ll want to be at the [...]

Why Belize Buses Can’t Cross the Border to Chetumal

Beginning this past weekend, the commute to the popular shopping destination of Chetumal, Mexico ran into some issues. Blaming safety issues, Chetumal city authorities decided to have buses from Belize [...]

Mexico Pushes for Treaty on Human Trafficking Collaboration

Last week, Chetumal Police rescued a Belizean teenager who was briefly ensnared by suspected human traffickers in the Botes area. It highlighted the severe problem of human trafficking, for which [...]

The World Youth Conference Comes to Belize in November

The Department of Youth Services announced today that Belize has been selected as host of the upcoming World Youth Conference. It’s a big event which brings together youths from around [...]

Belize to CODICADER U-15 Games; Still in Danger of Ban

The CODICADER Under-fifteen Games are scheduled to take place in Honduras towards the end of August and Belize will be participating in the upcoming tournament.  The announcement follows an official [...]

Youth Athletes Aim for Glory in Bahamas

A small contingent of athletes headed today for the Bahamas where the Commonwealth Games are taking place this week.  One thousand athletes will be competing overall in nine sporting disciplines. [...]

Lady Teen Volleyballers Host Regional Championship

The Under-twenty Central American Female Volleyball Championship will be hosted in Belize starting Wednesday.  The tournament will see young athletes from across the region participate in a series of grueling [...]

Allyana Musa Vows to Make Belize Proud

Allyanna Musa, the team’s setter, is particularly excited about participating in the tournament because it is being held in Belize City at the SCA gymnasium.  Her eyes, like those of [...]

The kids speak out

For this past week UNICEF has been engaging eighteen adolescents from across nine municipalities to learn more about the issues affecting their peers around the country. The adolescents, who sit [...]