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BTV is Turned Back from the Sarstoon by the GAF

Smack in the middle of the national celebrations there has been encounter in the Sarstoon. The Belize Territorial Volunteers, lead by Wil Maheia, was up the Sarstoon River prior to [...]

U.S. Embassy Commends Belize on Weekend’s Drug Bust

The fourteen-million-dollar drug bust of a plane that came from Venezuela was achieved through cooperation from security agencies in the region.  Today, the U.S. Embassy in Belize is commending Belize’s [...]

4th Regional Coordination Meeting of the International Telecommunication Union

The issue of digital transitioning from analogue is taking place in many countries. It involves the conversion to a new system from analogue terrestrial to digital terrestrial.  In the Caribbean, [...]

UN Joint National Steering Committee Discusses Citizen Security

The third meeting of the United Nations Joint National Steering Committee was held today in Belize City and it was co-chaired by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and UN Resident Coordinator [...]

U.S. Embassy Issues Security Alert to U.S. Citizen Living in Belize

The U.S. embassy has issued a warning to its nationals advising that checkpoints are in place throughout the south side and that there is an increase in personnel to detain [...]

$1.3 Million Grant for Referendum Campaign

In other news…The British Government has given over a million dollars towards the I.C.J. public awareness and preparedness campaign.  On Wednesday, British High Commissioner Peter Hughes handed over five hundred [...]

British High Commissioner Says Nothing to Fear with ‘Yes’ Vote to I.C.J.

Taking the territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice will be decided on April tenth, 2019 when Belizeans vote in a referendum.  In one of his final interviews as [...]

Belize Faces International Pressure to take Dispute to the I.C.J.

One of the questions that has been continuously raised is whether the country is being pressured into taking the territorial claim to the I.C.J.  As a member of the Group [...]

U.K. to donate $1Million for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

The U.S. and others have come out in support of the education campaign, providing either technical or financial support to the process that will cost the country millions of dollars. [...]

Local Buses Must Pay for Vehicle Insurance in Mexico

Local bus companies running excursions to Chetumal, Cancun and other destinations within the state of Quintana Roo are required to purchase vehicle insurance in order for them to traverse carriageways [...]

Some Bus Companies Agree to Purchase Insurance in Quintana Roo

According to Castro, if Belizean auto dealers are required to purchase insurance when traversing from Texas to Mexico, then it is only fair that bus owners and drivers purchase insurance [...]

Miss Universe Belize; Who Will Represent the Jewel in Thailand?

On Saturday night at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, eleven delegates will vie for the title of Miss Universe Belize in hopes to represent the Jewel at the Miss [...]

Mexicans to Train Belizeans in Hospitality Services

Today, the Mexican Embassy in Belize signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Belize Tourism Industry Association to cooperate on training local hospitality workers to offer better services in the [...]

Belizean Youth Football Accepted to Barça Academy

A young football athlete from the south is the first Belizean to be accepted in a prestigious and renowned football academy. Sixteen-year-old Jardehl Muschamp plays a forward position on the [...]

Jardehl Needs Your Help to Live His Dream

On Tuesday morning, the Muschamps received the great news that Jardehl was also selected for a partial scholarship to attend the football academy in Arizona. That financial assistance is to [...]

10,000 Sacks of White Rice Gifted to Belize from Taiwan

Belize produces rice, but today, a donation of ten thousand bags of rice was made to the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation through the Taiwan Rice [...]

Garifuna Collective off to Spain for WOMEX 2018

Back in June, we shared the good news that the Garifuna Collective was selected to perform at the WOMEX Showcase to be held at Grand Canary Islands, Spain, in October [...]

But They Need Your Help In Getting There

And so to get to Spain, the Garifuna Collective needs more funds. Al Obando, the long time road manager of the band, says that while they have not been back [...]

Salvador cuts ties with Taiwan

Taiwan’s President, Doctor Tsai Ing-wen concluded a visit to Latin America which included a three-day stop in Belize. She headed back to Taipei on Saturday, but first stopped over in [...]

Farewell to President Tsai Ing-wen

The president of Taiwan, Doctor Tsai Ing-wen, concluded a visit to Belize over the weekend. Doctor Ing-wen was afforded all the trappings of a state visit including the convening of [...]

A Ceremonial Sitting of the House of Representatives and Senate for Visiting Taiwanese President

Dozens of reporters and television crews from Belize and Taiwan filled the galleries of the Assembly Building this morning to cover the special joint sitting of the House of Representatives [...]

Order of Belize Conferred on Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen

As part of her state visit to the country, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen was bestowed the Order of Belize during a brief ceremony on Thursday night at the Museum of [...]

Taiwan Donates to ITVET, Belize City

After the Special Joint Sitting of the House of Representative and Senate this morning, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen returned to Belize City for a brief visit of the Technical and [...]

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen Arrives in Belize

The Taiwanese community in Belize turned out in numbers to greet President Tsai Ing-wen of the Republic of China (Taiwan) upon her arrival at the Philip Goldson International Airport this [...]

Great Belize Productions Wins Big At 49th CBU Awards

Great Belize Production’s News Five received multiple awards on Tuesday night during the forty-ninth annual Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s Annual General Meeting which was held in Jamaica.  This company earned top [...]