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Belizean Citizens Abroad Offended by Minister Elrington’s Statements

Belizean Citizens Abroad has taken offense to comments made by Foreign Affairs Minister, Wilfred Elrington. On Monday, Elrington was asked about the possibility of Belizeans who are living in another [...]

Minister Castro: “Diasporans can vote; they just need to meet requirements.”

And while that is Elrington’s views – Minister Edmond Castro says he believes Belizeans living abroad can vote as long as they meet the requirements set forth by law. The [...]

Minister Edmond Castro: “YES to the I.C.J.”

Last week, we saw the monumental signing of a declaration by five former Foreign Ministers, including Prime Minister Dean Barrow, to say “Yes to the I.C.J.”  And as you have [...]

Battle in Belize; a Mixed Martial Arts Tournament

On Saturday at eight-thirty p.m. at the Belize City Civic Center, MAA Events Inc. from Los Angeles, California will be hosting a Battle in Belize Tournament. The mixed martial arts [...]

Anne Swaney was Murdered 3 Years Ago, Still No Arrest

Three years ago, on January sixteenth, 2016, American producer for ABC Anne Swaney was violently murdered in western Belize. Swaney was vacationing at the Nabitunich Resort and was last seen [...]

U.S. Government Partial-Shutdown Hits Embassy in Belize

At midnight on December twenty-first, the U.S. Government initiated a partial shut-down and it has stretched on to be the longest shut down in that country’s history.  Because President Donald [...]

PM Barrow meets Cuban President

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is in Cuba on his state visit to the island where he recently underwent surgery. He met Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and both paid tribute [...]

Eamon Courtenay says Former Foreign Affairs Ministers’ I.C.J. Declaration Was a Publicity Stunt

Former Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Courtenay has made it quite clear what he thinks about the Government’s latest move to push a ‘yes’ vote for the upcoming April tenth ICJ [...]

Former Foreign Affairs Ministers says I.C.J. Declaration in Misleading

According to Courtenay, one of the fundamental reasons why he decided not to be part of the collaborative work of the five former Foreign Affairs Ministers is because the declaration [...]

Courtenay Proposes ‘Deep Freeze’ as I.C.J. Alternative

During the discussion this morning, Courtenay proposed an alternative to holding a referendum and taking Guatemala’s claim to the I.C.J.  Courtenay is proposing a ‘deep freeze’ scenario in which both [...]

Eamon Courtenay: “We Must Know Who Our Lawyers Are”

Courtenay says that if Belizeans go to the polls on April tenth, he will not attempt to convince them to vote ‘yes’ unless certain conditions are achieved by the government. [...]

Drug Kingpin “El Chapo” Spoke of Buying Cocaine in Belize

It is no secret that Belize’s location makes the country vulnerable to transnational organized criminal groups such as the drug cartels. In recent months, we have seen an alarming number [...]

Record Number of Tourists Visited Belize in 2018

The Belize Tourism Board has released its stats for the 2018 tourism arrivals. The number of visitors that came to the Jewel grew by sixty-two thousand, a huge increase from [...]

Taiwanese Chorus from Houston, Texas Performs in Belize

Today inside the Fort Street Tourism Village, there was a flash mob. Taiwanese Americans from Houston, Texas arrived in the Jewel this morning on a cruise and performed cultural songs [...]

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Programme Officially Open to Applicants

The Embassy of China (Taiwan) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Programme has officially opened. The embassy is now accepting applications from Belizean students who are [...]

U.S. Issued Level 2 Travel Advisory for Belize

The start of 2019 was a bloody one, with a shocking five homicides. Uncle Sam has taken note and on Friday, the U.S. Department of State issued a level two [...]

Guatemala Withdraws From CICIG

Guatemala is pulling out of the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity, known as CICIG. The announcement was made today by Guatemala’s Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel Polanco after meeting with UN’s [...]

Playa Del Carmen, a Hotbed for Narco-Traffickers

Playa Del Carmen is a choice tourist destination for Belizeans and many other visitors who travel there for sun, beach, and cuisine. But the once idyllic location has also become [...]

Son of Wanted Mexican Drug Lord Names Belize in Sinaloa Cartel Empire

Belize is named as part of the network of the Sinaloa Drug cartel. It came during the trial of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, head of the infamous drug cartel, which [...]

Sun Country Airlines Commences Seasonal Flights to Belize

The inaugural flight from Minneapolis courtesy of Sun Country Airlines landed at the Philip Goldson International Airport around eleven a.m. on Saturday. The flight, which will bring tourists to Belize [...]

President Jimmy Morales Orders CICIG Agents to Leave Guatemala

On Tuesday, Guatemala announced that they have withdrawn diplomatic immunity from eleven officials who have investigated alleged corruption, including cases involving the son and brother of President Jimmy Morales. Morales [...]

U.S. Senator Says Moscow Exerting Pressure in Latin American

President Morales is accusing the CICIG of violating the presumption of innocence of those it has investigated. By refusing to renew its mandate earlier this year, the president effectively gave [...]

Belizean-American Kendis Gibson Says Goodbye to ABC World News Now

Kendis Gibson is one of the Belizeans who have moved up the ranks in U.S. networks. This morning, the forty-year-old announced to his viewers that he is leaving ABC World [...]

65 Deaths by Road Traffic Accidents in Belize

Earlier this month, the Global Status Report on Road Safety for 2018 was released.  The report shows that the burden is disproportionately borne by pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists, particularly those living [...]

Former Guat FM’s Perspective on the 1859 Treaty

The education campaign in Belize has attempted to cover the extensive history of the Belize/Guatemala dispute. The over two hundred-year-old dispute hinges on a few pivotal moments in the history [...]