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G.O.B. Honors Cuban Revolutionary, Fidel Castro

Two years ago, in November 2016, Commandante Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president, died at the age of ninety from natural causes. In the 1950’s, Castro emerged as the Leader of [...]

PM Barrow Opens Up About Sanctuary Belize

Since the Sanctuary Belize scandal broke earlier this month, the Government of Belize has been silent on the matter.  That is because Prime Minister Barrow and Central Bank Governor Joy [...]

PM Barrow Says His Law Firm Was Not Involved with Running Sanctuary Belize

It is being reported outside of the country that the prime minister’s law firm of Barrow and Williams was involved with Sanctuary Belize.  According to PM Barrow, only one of [...]

Musa to Trump: Don’t Blame Us for Your Drug Problem

In addressing the idea of legalizing marijuana, Prime Minister Dean Barrow touched on the U.S. factor.  According to PM Barrow, if marijuana was grown legally in the country, the cartels [...]

Former Prime Minister Supports Postponement of I.C.J. Referendum Date

We also asked Musa about the upcoming April tenth I.C.J. Referendum. Opposition Leader John Briceño has called on the Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, to postpone the referendum for several reasons, [...]

A Biennial Regional Energy Forum in Placencia

A biennial meeting of the regional energy sector was held in Placencia today, where the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum is being hosted.  The focus of the gathering is to look [...]

Marked Progress in Renewable Energy

There has been significant progress in the area of renewable energy, where several CARICOM countries have developed strategies to support the development of clean energy.   Devon Gardener, Head of [...]

SICA Meets to Discuss People of Afro-Descendants

The Central American Integration System, SICA, of which Belize is presently pro temp chair, met today to discuss the issue of people Afro-descendants.  The meeting saw the representation of a [...]

The Effectiveness of a Short-term Sargassum Solution

In October, the Belize Tourism Board and the Ministry of Tourism revealed their plan to address the massive influx of sargassum in four tourism destinations in Belize. Beaches in San [...]

Miss Universe Belize Presented with National Gift

Today, the National Institute of Culture and History presented beauty queen Jenelli Fraser with the national gift to take to the Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand.  The “national gift” [...]

Miss Universe Belize is Ready for the Competition

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser will depart Belize on Thursday. She leaves for Los Angeles where she will finalize her wardrobe and do her final preparations, including picking up her [...]

Former Prime Minister Weighs in on Sanctuary Bay Scam

…and while we wait to hear from Prime Minister Barrow, former Prime Minister Said Musa has weighed in on the matter. Musa, who is also a seasoned attorney, has been [...]

AeroMexico Touches Down in Belize

An AeroMexico E-one-ninety airplane touched down at the Philip Goldson International Airport on Saturday, becoming the first direct non-stop flight from Mexico City to Belize.  AeroMexico is Mexico’s global airline [...]

Valerie Woods Clears Her Name in Sittee River Wildlife Scam

Senator Valerie Woods is away in Ukraine attending a meeting of Parliamentarians for Global Action, but when her name began circulating earlier today, in respect of a scam involving the [...]

Belize Jaguars Versus Puerto Rico at Isidoro Beaton Stadium

The results of an international match this Friday at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan will determine whether the Jaguars will advance to qualify for Gold Cup in 2019. The [...]

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 [...]