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Belize Hosts Regional Volleyball Qualifiers

The jewel is preparing to host an international volleyball competition. It’s a first for the local volleyball association which is putting its best foot forward in terms of logistics as [...]

4 ex-John McAfee Associates Admit They Lied About Tycoon for Documentary

Gringo, it’s the anticipated documentary about John McAfee, the eccentric millionaire, which is airing this Saturday on Showtime. But like most things in McAfee’s life, there are twists and turns [...]

P.M. Plays Down Concerns About Extra Borrowing for B.T.L. Settlement

Tuesday’s hearing at the Caribbean Court of Justice addressed a number of issues with regard to the Settlement Agreement for Belize Telemedia Limited, including the issue of paying back the [...]

Financial Secretary Says International Arbitrations May Head to U.S. Supreme Court

But aside from the B.T.L. arbitration award, there are other outstanding cases before international courts.  Belize stands to lose another significant sum based on the decision of the most powerful [...]

Guat President Speaks About Julio Alvarado’s Death and Relations with Belize

World leaders are gathering in New York City where the United Nations seventy-first General Assembly is underway. The Belize delegation, we are told, is already in New York for the [...]

Caleb Orozco Addresses United Nations event in New York

And while on the subject of the General Assembly, UNIBAM’s Caleb Orozco also addressed a side event of the assembly organized by the UN LGBT Core group in New York. [...]

South Korea Government Makes Donation to National Youth Orchestra

A wide assortment of musical instruments was handed over to the National Youth Orchestra by the Korean Government this morning at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. There are [...]

Belize Police United Versus Pachuca of Mexico

At this time at the F.F.B. Stadium in Belmopan, the Mexican Football team, Pachuca is playing against Police United from Belize in a return match in the CONCACAF Champions League. [...]

How Will Belize Treat Guatemala’s Response to Julio Alvarado Report?

The release of an O.A.S.-commissioned report, following a forensic investigation into the shooting death of fourteen-year-old Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano, has vindicated the Belize Defense Force and that has outraged [...]

Taiwan Government Donates to Keep O.A.S. Office in Adjacency Zone Open

Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize, Benjamin Ho, on Saturday delivered a donation from his government to Belize’s Lawrence Sylvestre, Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of [...]

Guatemala Foreign Minister Continues Attack on Independent Julio Alvarado Investigation

As we reported on Monday, the government of Guatemala has flatly rejected the report of two independent experts, commissioned by the O.A.S., on the shooting death of fourteen year old [...]

Guatemala Wants Inter-American Court on Human Rights to Intervene

Guatemala was the first to call for an O.A.S. led investigation and had agreed to the appointment of the experts. But now the tables have turned since the report exonerates [...]

Guatemala Officially Rejects O.A.S.-backed Report on Julio Alvarado Death

Guatemala today officially, but not surprisingly, rejected the report of two independent experts in respect of the shooting death of fourteen year old Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano in the Chiquibul [...]

Mexico Chips in With Hurricane Earl Donations

It’s been exactly one month since Hurricane Earl hit south of Belize City and swept through Belize and Mexico. While there were no casualties in Belize, in Mexico up to [...]

Red Cross Continues to Distribute to Affected Families

According to Ambassador Quesnel, the amount was determined following assessments from the Government and the Belize Red Cross. The Red Cross has helped approximately five hundred families across the Belize [...]

Were B.D.F. Soldiers Fired On at Camp Valentin?

There is a report that the B.D.F. came under fire on Wednesday in the Chiquibul National Park approximately two hundred and fifty-nine meters east of the border. The shooting at [...]

Foreign Minister Says Guat Counterparts’ Comments Will Not Change Situation

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales has made very unbecoming comments following the release of the O.A.S. report on the fatal shooting of fourteen-year-old Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano in April.  [...]

Independent Commissioners Present Report on Julio Alvarado Death

A report from experts, Doctors James Hamby of the U.S. and Doctor Patricia Trujillo of Mexico, on the killing of a Guatemalan minor back in April was released last week [...]

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Blasts Barrow and Talamas – Belizeans “Shameless”

The report of the independent investigation has incensed Guatemala. As soon as it was released, the Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales made comments to Emisoras Unidas, a news outlet across [...]

Carlos Raul Morales Says Report is not Conclusive, Must Be Expanded

By and large in the aftermath of the death of fourteen-year-old Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano, it was felt that the Guatemalan government was ahead in its campaign to internationalize their [...]

Prime Minister Pleased With O.A.S. Report – But What Will Guatemala Say?

The Barrow Administration is reeling from scandal to scandal. Fresh off the Danny Mason saga interrupted by Hurricane Earl, the hustle of visas, nationalities and passports at the immigration department [...]

U.S. Ambassador Says Washington is Watching Immigration Issues in Belize

Also keeping an eye on matters concerning the Special Audit Reports on Immigration and Nationality is the U.S. Government. While he has not read the reports himself, U.S. Ambassador Carlos [...]

U.S. Ambassador Backs Section 53 Decision; Glad It Wasn’t Appealed

Ambassador Moreno also had thumbs up for the Government’s decision not to appeal the judgment of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin on August tenth regarding consenting sexual acts in private between [...]

No Word As Yet on Independent Investigation of Shooting Death in Chiquibul

The report from the O.A.S. on the shooting death of Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano is highly anticipated and up to news time, the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, [...]

American Sex Offender Captured off Belize Coast

There’s another revolting report…Police made a significant arrest last Friday which has landed U.S. Sex Offender George Stephen Cunningham in police custody. Fifty-one year old Cunningham, from Delaware, Ohio was [...]