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6 Belizean Fishermen Held in Guatemala Now Safely Back Home

At news time tonight, six Belizeans are safely back home after being held briefly by a Guatemalan coastal patrol vessel. The men were fishing in the Gulf of Honduras when [...]

Special Envoy for Women and Children Hosts Regional Disability Conference

Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis Barrow is hosting a regional partnership conference for children with disabilities. Simplis Barrow invited spouses of Prime Ministers in CARICOM and Presidents [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister Takes Credit for U.N. Speech

Minister for Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington, known for his cautious approach on the international stage with the Guatemalan claim, earned rare cheers for what was seen as a stronger position [...]

Guatemala and Belize Advance Efforts to Resolve Dispute

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington also spoke on how things are moving with relation to Guatemala’s unfounded claim to Belize. There are two significant developments. First, Guatemala’s Congress [...]

Pastors Meet to Boost Spiritual Work

This week, pastors from across denominational lines and the country converged at the Biltmore Plaza for a three-day conference funded by the Houston Texas Healing Church in the U.S.  The [...]

Teachers Training in Science Education under UNESCO

A two-day workshop to train teachers in science education was underway today in Belize City. Fifteen primary school teachers from across the country were hard at work with micro science [...]

U.S.A.I.D. Closes Doors in Belize and Looks Back at HIV/AIDS Program

Back in 1996, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) closed its Belize office after thirteen years and more than one hundred million U.S. dollars in assistance to Belize. [...]

B.N.T.U. Reflects on World Teachers’ Day

As we mentioned earlier in the newscast, today is World Teachers Day. While it was not planned to coincide with this ongoing strike, B.N.T.U.’s Kathleen Flowers, says they are gratified [...]

Mexican Naval Ship’s Visit Marks Milestone of Diplomatic Relations with Belize

It’s a celebration of thirty-five years of friendship! Our friends from the North are celebrating that anniversary by bringing their prestigious naval vessel for a ceremonial visit. The Embassy of [...]

U.S. SouthCom Commander Visits Belize

On Thursday, the Commander of the United States Southern Command, Admiral Kurt Walter Tidd concluded a two-day visit to Belize with a tripartite meeting held with Brigadier General David Jones [...]

Regional Youth Conference Concludes in Belize

Today, the Caribbean Youth Leaders Summit officially came to a close. The theme for the summit was From Rhetoric to Action Agenda 2030.  Were the dynamic youths able to achieve [...]

Caribbean Youth Leaders Meet in Belize

Approximately one hundred delegates, all youths from twenty countries across the region, including Costa Rica and Namibia, have converged in Belize for the fourth annual Caribbean Youth Leaders Summit. The [...]

Summit Chairman Calls on Governments to Address Youth Employment

Belize since 2011 has had a national youth policy in place, but many countries are yet to ratify a strategy to empower the youth. However, Christian says that one of [...]

Olimpia F.C. Hits Belize for Clash with Police United

On Thursday, Police United FC takes on Team Olimpia in its home game for the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. In its last outing with Pachuca, team Belize took eleven goals [...]

Guatemala Lashes Out at Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington

As we reported on Monday, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington spoke at the United Nations lashing out at the incredulous statements made last week by the Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales. Soon [...]

Finally! Foreign Affairs Minister Takes On Guatemala At United Nations

Today, Minister of Foreign Affairs addressed the United Nations in a spirited speech touching principally on the Belize-Guatemala dispute. In his address to the seventy-first General Assembly, it was the [...]

Minister Elrington Stands Behind Independent Report On Julio Alvarado Death

Elrington dedicated much time to respond to the Guatemalan President’s statement last week on the shooting incident involving the minor in the Chiquibul. And he didn’t hold back about what [...]

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. [...]