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C.C.J. Declares Guyana ‘Cross Dressing’ Law Unconstitutional

Today, the Caribbean Court of Justice handed down a landmark decision that may have effects in countries who have subscribed to the C.C.J.  The C.C.J. ruled that the law in [...]

FTC Says Sanctuary Belize Development Was Not Viable

On Thursday, Belize suffered another black eye in the international media.  The Federal Trade Commission shut down a multimillion-dollar real estate investment scam in southern Belize.  It’s cause for great [...]

Aspiring Attorney Loses Law School’s Challenge at C.C.J.

The Caribbean Court of Justice today delivered a ruling that affects law students across the region.  It ruled against aspiring attorney, Jason Jones and in favour of the Council for [...]

Federal Trade Commission Shuts Down Multimillion-Dollar Scam Linked to Belize

A multimillion dollars scam linked to Belize was shut down by the Federal Trade Commission in the US. The Federal Trade Commission reported today that Sanctuary Belize is an alleged [...]

Robert Leslie: ‘My Take on the Referendum in Belize – Food for Thought’

As the debate on whether Belize should take Guatemala’s claim to the I.C.J. for final resolution rages on, several political and social figures have weighed in on the matter. Now, [...]

Belize Hosts SICA Meeting of Migration Directors

As part of its pro-tem presidency of the Central American Integration System, SICA, Belize is hosting a gathering of government officials from across the region.  The meeting of Migration Directors [...]

An Innovative Tourism Talk with Local Stakeholders

Tourism stakeholders, mainly hoteliers and tour operators, participated in a regional initiative funded by the Central American Travel Agency and supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation in [...]

An Energy Efficiency Awareness Workshop

Today, representatives from several government departments met at the Radisson to discuss the implementation of an energy labelling scheme for energy-efficient equipment and appliances. The project involves the CARICOM Regional [...]

Day of the Dead Celebrated in Belize

Every year, the Mexican Embassy in Belize celebrates the death of loved ones during the traditional celebration of “Dia de Los Muertos,” which is the day of the dead.  The [...]

Impressive Statistics for Tourist Arrivals

The Belize Tourism Board has released impressive statistics for tourist arrivals up to the third quarter of 2018.  Since the beginning of the year, there have been over three hundred [...]

Belize Among Countries That Reject U.S. Embargo on Cuba

Countries voted overwhelmingly today to reject the U.S. embargo on Cuba. A resolution presented by Cuba is titled “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Embargo imposed by the [...]

An Invitation to AMLO from PM Barrow: Bienvenido a Belice

An invitation has been extended to Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to visit Belize in December during the upcoming summit of the Central American Integration System, SICA.  AMLO, as [...]

A National Disaster Risk Management Training

The Caribbean Tourism Organization today met with stakeholders of the tourism industry in Belize to discuss the organization’s disaster risk management guide for the tourism sector. Participants trained on how [...]

FM Elrington Comments on ‘Caravan De Honduras’

Over four thousand migrants mostly from Honduras are in Mexico, en route to the United States. Aside from Honduras, the group includes men, women and children from El Salvador and [...]

The Power of Choice to Determine the Size and Spacing of Families

A report on the State of the World Population was released today. Globally, the report finds that the size of families is reducing. This is because individuals exercise the power [...]

Early Unions – A Roadmap in the Making to Address Issue

The United Nations Population Fund has been working hand in hand with its partner agency UNICEF in the development of a roadmap to address child marriages and early unions in [...]

Powerful Testimonials from Persons Who Have Not Limited Their Success

Live 2 Lead is a concept created by leadership expert John Maxwell to grow leadership in a community and expand network with relationships that produce tangible results. Maxwell believes that [...]

B.P.P. Weighs In on I.C.J. with their Research Findings

At a press conference today, the Belize Progressive Party maintained a ‘NO position to taking the territorial dispute to the I.C.J.  According to the B.P.P., they have done significant research [...]

Corozal Bay Area Rep., Pablo Marin, Is Pro-I.C.J.

But Minister of Health and the U.D.P.’s Corozal Bay area representative, Pablo Marin, says he is pro-I.C.J.   Marin joins a list of U.D.P. cabinet ministers and politicians who have gone [...]

Health Professionals from SICA Discuss Issues of Vector Control in the Region

Health personnel from SICA countries, including the Dominican Republic, are here in Belize. At this first meeting, the technocrats are discussing issues of vector control in the region and will [...]

Sedi Says Residents in the South Have Had a Change of Heart

Recently, several groups, including the Belize Progressive Party and the southern caucus of the People’s United Party publicly said ‘NO’ to taking the territorial claim to the I.C.J.  The grouping [...]

FM Elrington: Not All Politicians Steep in Belize/Guatemala Dispute

But do the naysayers include some of Elrington’s cabinet colleagues? Last week, Minister Edmond Castro said he will make up his mind after he finds out what Guatemala has to [...]

Belmopan Mayor’s Mind Not Made Up on I.C.J. Question, Yet

Another high profile U.D.P. politician who has not made up his mind is Belmopan’s Mayor, Khalid Belisle.  Belisle told News Five that he is still gathering information in order to [...]

SICA Meeting Discusses Migration and Climate Change

Belize holds the pro-tem presidency of SICA until the end of the year when it will be handed over to Guatemala.  Today, the meeting of the Regional Council of Ministers [...]

Professor Explains Process at I.C.J. If Belize Says Yes

A group of Belizean media sat down with an international law lecturer at the Mexican Autonomous University in Mexico City last Friday. Professor Carlos Bernal shared his experience as a [...]