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Arrests of Maya Leaders Goes Before the O.A.S. Human Rights Commission

The arrest on June twenty third, 2015 of Maya Leaders Alliance spokesperson Cristina Coc and twelve other residents of Santa Cruz Village has become an international issue. The Inter-American Commission [...]

National AIDS Commission Hosts Regional Testing Initiative

More than one percent of the population is living with HIV/AIDS and that number could very well be higher. The fear of discrimination and confidentiality remain one of the biggest [...]

Mexican Marimba Quartet Showcased

Right now at the Mexican Institute, ‘Mario Nandayapa,’ a world famous Mexican Quartet is set to kick off a free show. The family quartet plays Mexican and international selections on [...]

Local CSME Unit Host Public Education Campaign

CARICOM Week started on Sunday and runs through to Friday of this week. As part of its public education, the CSME Unit within the Ministry of Trade has embarked on [...]

UNFPA Tackles Teenage Pregnancy Across the Caribbean

Teenage pregnancy is a growing issue for Belize and the wider Caribbean region, and more so as the teen moms are of a younger age every year. The call for [...]

Trade Winds 2015 – Diving the Caribbean Sea

Phase Two of the annual Trade Winds exercise is underway in Belize, as officers with various armed forces from across the region are taking part in a series of drills [...]

Guatemalan Ambassador Admits Incursions Are Not Being Controlled

On Monday, the new Guatemalan Ambassador to Belize, Manuel Estuardo Roldan, was sworn in to assume his diplomatic mission in Belize. He begins his appointment at a time when there [...]

He Hopes to Rebuild Relationship Between the Countries

Ambassador Roldan says that his primary focus will be to build the relationship between Guatemala and Belize. And one of his priorities is to help alleviate the pressures on the [...]

Belize Named as One of World’s Worst Tax Havens

On Wednesday, Moody’s Investors Service reported that Belize’s debt is unsustainable. Tonight, we report that Belize is among fourteen Caribbean countries blacklisted by the European Union as the world’s worst [...]

Mexican Embassy Hosts Trade Mission

The Mexican Embassy today hosted a half day trade mission for Mexican businesses to meet with local businesses. The aim is to build a relationship and forge business opportunities that [...]

Military Forces Converge on Belize for Trade Winds 2015

If you see increased military activity in your neck of the woods, don’t be alarmed. It is a well organized military training taking place. Personnel from the US, Mexico, Canada [...]

Moody’s Investors Service Says Belize’s Debt is Unsustainable

Earlier this month, BMI Research, a leader in financial information services, made public the results of a research into Belize’s existing economic state of affairs.  That forecast was dismal, as [...]

Belize Jaguars Dominate Dominican Republic

Sunday’s momentous victory in front of hundreds of cheering fans at the F.F.B. Field ensures Belize a place in the third round of qualifying matches ahead of the 2018 World [...]

Belize at the World Series of Poker

It’s not a game that is followed by the masses but for those who know a thing or two about poker; it is understood that the World Series of Poker [...]

Belizean Poker Team Represents the Jewel at Las Vegas Poker Tournament

In 2011, Bob BouNahra made history being the first Belizean to make it to the Final table of the World Series of Poker also known as the November nine. BouNahra [...]

Quality Infrastructure for Agriculture Sector…

A national dialogue on the importance of quality infrastructure to the agricultural sector was hosted in Belize today. Agriculture, as it stands, accounts for fourteen percent of the Gross Domestic [...]

…Where Does Belize Currently Stand?

With the assistance from the CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality, agricultural stakeholders from both the public and private sector gathered to devise a priority list to put in [...]

Petrocaribe Celebrates Tenth Anniversary in Belize

The tenth anniversary of the Petrocaribe initiative was commemorated today in Belize City with a brief ceremony held at the Memorial Park.  The oil alliance which is made up of [...]

American Airlines Direct from LA to Belize

Belizeans as well as visitors can now take advantage of a direct flight from Belize to Los Angeles, U.S.A.  American Airlines will be servicing the new route with two weekend [...]

Jack Warner Vows to Expose Sepp Blatter’s Involvement in FIFA Corruption

The controversial FIFA executive Jack Warner has made Interpol’s most wanted list after being named in an indictment, along with thirteen other senior officials from the international sports organization, a [...]

Belize is Second Slowest in Broadband Internet Speed in the Caribbean

A report on fixed Internet broadband speeds and pricing across the Caribbean shows that Belize has consistently remained as head of the class as it relates to pricing but in [...]

Sepp Blatter Resigns from FIFA Presidency

F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente is quoted in sections of the media saying that he voted for Joseph Sepp Blatter, the incumbent FIFA President. According to Vicente, who was in Zurich, [...]

FIFA Executive Jack Warner Surrenders to Authorities in T&T

We are not sure how Belize voted at the re -election of Sepp Blatter in Zurich, Switzerland but we can say that Blatter garnered the vote of the small countries [...]

Foreign Ministers Discuss Absence of Opposition from Signing of Compromis Amendments

As you know by now, for the first time the Opposition party is not taking part in the process toward finding a definitive solution to the territorial dispute with Guatemala. [...]

Tanya Stephens and Tarrus Riley in Belize!

If you are looking for something to do this weekend, Reggae Royalty Tanya Stephens and Tarrus Riley from Jamaica invite you to the fourth annual Smart Reggae Fest on Saturday [...]