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Did Joel Nagel’s “Global Access Conference” get him in trouble?

Ambassador of Belize Joel Nagel remains accredited to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland and the International Atomic Energy Agency.  The U.S. attorney was also accredited to Austria and several [...]

Monkey Bay Resort sued over U.S. student’s drowning

A family in the U.S. is suing a local organization over the drowning death of their son. Back in February 2016, fourteen year old Tomari Jackson of Georgia, U.S.A., was [...]

OCEANA reminds G.O.B. of plans for reef on anniversary of Deepwater disaster

On Thursday marked seven years since the massive “Deepwater Horizon” oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In light of this day remembered largely by conservationists and those whose lives [...]

Belmopan police report David Cruz has been re-captured

In an update to our story aired Tuesday night on persons wanted by INTERPOL, Belmopan police have informed that David Cruz, accused in connection with the Income Tax Belmopan robbery [...]

Interpol looks for seasoned criminals, including Manuel ‘El Pelon’ Castillo

The International Criminal Police Organization, known as Interpol, has fingered six Belizeans among two hundred fifty-seven Caribbean nationals wanted this Easter by the agency, according to website News Americas Now. [...]

Symposium honors Caribbean feminism

Indigenous women from Belize participated in a three day symposium in Trinidad earlier this month.  Cristina Coc, Cynthia Ellis-Topsey, Annelita Garcia and Sandra Miranda, along with Selene Solis of the [...]

Ahmadiyya League Bring Home Youth Tournament Titles from Mexico

The Ahmadiyya Basketball League has been running for about three years in Belize City. This year, they were invited to play in the under-seventeen and under-nineteen categories in a basketball [...]

Public Education Campaign Ramps Up; Guatemala Steps Back

Guatemala and the resolution of the unfounded claim to Belizean territory, as well as ascendant issues, have been at the top of the agenda of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. [...]

Englishman Dan Thompson “Runs the World” for Cancer Research

Dan Thompson, a cancer research advocate, has embarked on a run around the world for a good cause. Thompson visited Belize on Tuesday to run a leg of his journey [...]

Guatemala Seeking to Formally Annex Sarstoon?

Is the Guatemalan Government stepping up its aggressive campaign against Belize, even before a referendum to take the unfounded territorial claim to the I.C.J. is held? Reports surfaced today that [...]

Caribbean Partners in Belize to Study Justice System

A group from across the Caribbean is in Belize to learn more about our Criminal Justice System. The team is here under a project called CARISECURE. The project aims to [...]

Belize Takes Steps to Address Brazil Corned Beef Issue

Belizeans are lovers of corned beef; there are seven brands of corned beef on supermarket shelves.  There was a scare over the weekend when Brazil’s Secretariat of Animal and Plant [...]

Toledo Soldier Tops Guyana Training Course

A B.D.F. soldier is making a name for himself in Guyana. Officer Cadet Francisco Choc was awarded best overall trainee in the Guyana Defence Force standards officers’ course.  Choc also [...]

Belize Gets Disaster Risk Donation

The Government of Belize has signed into a major insurance agreement with Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, known as CCRIF. The signing took place today in Belize City and will [...]

All-Male Baker to Vegas “Protectors” Try for Repeat Performance

A team of athletes from the Belize National Coast Guard, the Belize Police Department and the Belize Defense Force is headed to the United States next week to participate in [...]

O.A.S. Secretary General Visits Guatemala on Way to Belize

We reported on Tuesday night, that the O.A.S. Secretary General Luis Miguel Almagro arrives in Belize on Thursday though the nature of his visit has not been confirmed.  A number [...]

More Airlines, More Hotel Rooms – Tourism on the Up

There’s been a lot tonight on the tourism industry…Saturday’s Southwest Airlines’ touchdown at the Philip Goldson International Airport will not be the last arrival of an airline in Belize for [...]

O.A.S.’ Almagro Comes to Belize

It has not been officially announced, but the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro arrives in Belize this Thursday. This is Almagro’s second visit to Belize, [...]

Prime Minister Sceptical About Settlement

According to the Prime Minister, it appears that Lord Michael Ashcroft finds himself in a jam as a result of the recently passed legislation.  In an effort to recover the [...]

U.K. Lawmakers Come Together for Belize

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Belize has been reactivated.  The group, whose purpose is to encourage and foster relations between the UK and Belize, has become dormant over the [...]

Guatemalan Ambassador to Belize Returns

Manuel Estuardo Roldan Barillas, Guatemala’s ambassador to Belize, has quietly returned to the country, eleven months after he was recalled for “consultations” with his bosses.  It is not clear under [...]

U.N. in Caribbean Meets to Set Priorities

Regional coordinators from various United Nations agencies within the Caribbean have concluded a two-day conference in Belize where they met at length to discuss the implementation of the United Nations [...]

Sustainable Development Goals Coming in 5 Years

The framework provides a platform for countries to access global expertise and experience of the United Nations System at both the country and sub regional levels.  Bruno Pouezat assumed chairmanship [...]

Mr. Belize Rigo Vellos Goes Back to Arnold Classic

Five-time Mister Belize, Rigo Vellos left the country today for Ohio, U.S.A.   Vellos and two other Belizean bodybuilders will be competing at the Arnold Classic this Friday.  The professional bodybuilding [...]

Beach Footballers Return with Modest Success

The National Beach Soccer Team of Belize returned to the country today following its participation in the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship 2017 held in the Bahamas. Team Belize won four [...]