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Belize Looks At Convention Against Corruption

Belize has joined several other O.A.S. member states, including Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Trinidad and Tobago in consenting to receive onsite visits as part of the follow-up on the implementation [...]

Mexican Embassy Works to Improve Border Experience

Mexican Ambassador to Belize Carlos Quesnel is taking on a number of bilateral initiatives, some new and others in the pipeline. A priority area is in trade for which a [...]

Mexico Offers Anti-Crime Aid

And that partnership to strengthen the trade and investments in Belize is also being backed up with assistance to fight crime and narco-trafficking, two of the biggest challenges for the [...]

CSME Holds Workshop

The CSME Unit in the Ministry of Trade held a workshop in the Belize City to sensitize key front line personnel on how to handle and tap into opportunities to [...]

Mexican Ambassador Hosts Media Workshop

The new Mexican Ambassador to Belize, Carlos Quesnel Melendez, has hit the ground running. This morning, he hosted the media to breakfast and spoke on some of the projects that [...]

China Celebrates the Year of the Goat

And today marks the start of the Chinese New Year which runs through to March fifth. It is the “Year of the Goat,” which symbolizes good luck in the Chinese [...]

Venezuelan Economy in Dire Straits, Ambassador Explains Media Misrepresentation

So while in southern Belize, there might be a boom due to cruise tourism, in Venezuela, the international media is reporting economic turmoil.  According to Ambassador Yoel del Valle Perez [...]

Will Belize Be Affected By Petrocaribe Quagmire?

In spite of its existing economic woes, Venezuela is yet to pull the plug on the Petrocaribe initiative.  The last shipment of premium fuel to Belize arrived in country in [...]

Payments for Petrocaribe Become Due Later This Year

The first tranche of payment to Venezuela for the Petrocaribe loan is due later this year.  That disbursement will bring to an end a two-year grace period granted to Belize [...]

Belizean Tour Operators Tom and Ivette Wilson Honored by Carnival Cruise Lines

Belize has been gaining recognition worldwide as a top tourist destination. Well tonight, there is one more to add as the leading tour operator for the Caribbean hails from Belize. [...]

Swiss-leaks Reveal Belize Millions Stashed

There is a report that surfaced earlier today in Caribbean news outlets, about billions of dollars being stashed away in Swiss Banks. The report claims that the funds were deposited [...]

Belizean Wins a Grammy

The 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday before a packed audience of A-list celebrities.  Kanye West’s now infamous post-show rant [...]

McAfee Settles in Tennessee

Software magnate John McAfee fled Belize in 2012 after being named a person of interest in the murder of Greg Faull in San Pedro.  Since then the sixty-nine-year-old, who claims [...]

Belizeans Robbed in Playa Del Carmen

Two Belizeans were attacked by three unidentified persons in Playa del Carmen over the weekend. According to Police reports from that area, authorities were called to downtown Playa del Carmen [...]

Grant Signed for Cotton Industry in Belize

There were numerous agreements signed in the past few days. The Government of Japan signed on to two grants for the agricultural and education sectors. A total of two hundred [...]

Carmelita Government School Receives Grant Funding from Japan

Also receiving funding today from Japan was the Carmelita Government School. Currently, the school has sixteen classrooms hosting over four hundred primary school students. With this grant of one hundred [...]

Petrocaribe Future Uncertain

Caribbean Countries signed on to the Petrocaribe program some ten years ago. The program, which has provided social assistance, may very well see many countries cut off. While Belize’s name [...]

Education Stakeholders Sign Tripartite Agreement

This morning at the Saint John’s Anglican Primary School in Belize City, education stakeholders turned out in numbers. The occasion was two-fold: the construction of a new building gifted to [...]

Tourism Numbers Continue Upward Trend in 2014

Last week on ABC, Belize was named as one of the top destinations to visit in 2015.  Well, today the Belize Tourism Board announced that 2014 was an excellent year [...]

Professor Bain Takes UWI to Court in Jamaica

A week-long session in the Supreme Court of Jamaica commenced earlier today, following a lawsuit filed in 2014 by Professor Brendan Bain.  The litigation involving the University of the West [...]

Denielle Neal Bestowed Prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award

A Belizean student of the national university is receiving royal honours tonight as one of the Queen of England’s Young Leaders.  Denielle Neal is one of sixty young persons from [...]

Tragedy In St. Vincent

In the eastern Caribbean, St. Vincent and the Grenadines is grieving a number of fatalities from a horrible traffic mishap. At least five persons have been killed following a tragic [...]

Belizean Nurse Charged with Bronx Homicide

A forty-one year old nurse aide originally from Belize, who worked at the University Nursing Home in New York, has been charged for the killing of a resident of the [...]

Good Morning America Chooses Destination Belize for 2015

The tourism industry closed last year on a high note after surpassing a million visitors to the jewel. And early indications are that 2015 may also be a bumper year. [...]

Does the Key to Downfall of Maya Civilization Lie in the Blue Hole?

The ancient Mayan civilization, recognized for its monumental contributions to art, science, astronomy and architecture, was perhaps made extinct by a century-long drought.  While periods of dry weather have been [...]