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The End of Puerto Azul; Chief Developer Arrested in Italy for Massive Fraud

The controversial Puerto Azul project was a scam from the get go. It was launched at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in France, where Ministers Manuel Heredia Junior and Erwin [...]

Rebecca Rath Taking Philippines by Storm

Rebecca Rath is among ninety delegates from countries all over competing for the crown of Miss Universe. Only once has Belize been able to make it among the top ten [...]

Belize to lead Organization of American States

Belize’s Permanent Representative to the O.A.S., Patrick Andrews, has assumed the Chairmanship of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States.  The career banker-turned-ambassador received the gavel representing the [...]

Meet the Jaguars – They’re Off to Panama!

The national team departed Belize today for Panama with hopes running high as they embark on the first round of competition in regional games that lead to the Gold Cup. [...]

Bondholders Form Committee to Discuss Superbond 3.0

Bank of New York Mellon, trustee for Belize’s five hundred and thirty million U.S. dollar “Superbond”, has formally approved and recognized a bondholder committee to talk to the Government of [...]

Chetumal in Protests Over Fuel Hike; How Will it Affect Belize?

The New Year has been greeted with protests in Mexico against a government price deregulation that sent the price of fuel there up by as much as twenty percent over [...]

Meet Kendis Gibson, a Belizean-American ABC News Anchor

In tonight’s newscast, we feature Kendis Gibson; he is a Belizean American who currently works at the ABC News network. Gibson relocated to the U.S. at the age of ten [...]

Guatemala’s Foreign Minister Beats Drums for Referendum

Guatemalan newspaper, Prensa Libre, in its January second issue, carried recent statements made by Guatemalan Foreign Minister, Carlos Raul Morales. According to the article, FM Morales announced that Belize had [...]

More Flights to Belize from Southwest Airlines

Starting June fourth, there will be a daily direct flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Belize at rock-bottom prices. That’s the latest coming out of the Belize Tourism Board, the [...]

Blue Hole, Placencia Get International “Big-Up”

The B.T.B. wants your vote to make the Great Blue Hole the ‘Best Caribbean Dive Site.’ Belize was nominated in the ‘Ten Best Readers’ Choice Award’ contest after it was [...]

“Miss Belize” Departs for Philippines – Rebecca Rath Considered a Favourite

There’s some good news to report tonight amid all the crime…With the Miss Universe 2017 pageant just weeks away in Philippines, Rebecca Rath, our Miss Belize, left earlier today to [...]

Ex-Marine Turned Accused Killer May Be Hiding in Belize

The US Embassy has issued a bulletin seeking information on the whereabouts of U.S. national Raymond Samuel McLeod Junior, who is wanted in connection with the murder of Krystal Mitchell [...]

Simone Biles Speaks About Education and Social Media Impact

On Thursday, Simone Biles landed in Belize to much fan-fare courtesy the B.T.B. and other local partners. By now you would know that the world’s best gymnast is the adopted [...]

Simone Biles is Here and Warmly Welcomed

Hundreds of Belizeans gathered today to get a glimpse and take pictures of the world’s best female gymnast Simone Biles. The famed athlete who won five medals at the 2016 [...]

Belize Action Frowns on U.N. Turnaround Over LGBT Expert

On Monday, a vote at the United Nations General Assembly cleared the way for the appointment of an independent expert, Thailand’s Vi-tit Mun-ta-bhorn, on sexual orientation and gender identity issues. [...]

Scott Stirm Says Some Animals are not More Equal than Others

According to Stirm, the U.N.’s endorsement continues and possibly accelerates the slippery slide of humanity toward accepting abnormal and harmful behaviour. He also contends that it harms the freedoms guaranteed [...]

G.O.B.: Guatemala Fishing Law Doesn’t Count

Late this evening, the Belize Press Office issued a release responding to the Guatemalan Fisheries Regulations, a story that the media broke on Wednesday. The release goes on to state, [...]

Guatemala Map Validates Steady Encroachment by Fishers in Belizean Waters

Tonight, there are two developments on the territorial claim to Belize that could explain Guatemala’s aggressive behavior for months. A map released by the Guatemalan government has surfaced showing that [...]

Keep Calm on Guatemala Violations, Says Elrington

Over the past two years, Guatemala has been asserting sovereignty over the area, going as far as militarizing the remote area and now escorts Belizeans traversing our side of the [...]

United Nations Votes for Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation Issues

The United Nations is set to appoint an independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity issues, following three contentious rounds of voting at the international body in New York [...]

Simone Biles is coming to Belize!

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles is coming to Belize.  The nineteen year old, four-foot-eight gymnastic wonder was said to have accepted an invitation from the Belize Tourism Board to [...]

Defence Minister restates position on Sarstoon access

At the August House meeting, area representative for Fort George Said Musa asked Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington whether citizens of Belize can now freely travel on the Belizean [...]

Hungarian embezzler sent home by Special Branch

According to San Pedro Police, sixty-two-year-old Maria Nagy Sandorne Dobria, also known as Maricska, was handed over to Hungarian police by Special Branch Division of the Belize Police Department on [...]

Sedi Still Working on Sarstoon Protocol as Guatemalans Thaw

The Sarstoon Protocol continues to hang in the air. Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington says there’s been some incremental gains in dialogue, but he wouldn’t share much more on where those [...]

UNCAC Signed; Acting P.M. Pays Tribute

United Nations Convention against Corruption was signed today inside the cabinet room in Belmopan to coincide with Anti-Corruption International Day. The acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber penned the document which [...]