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Great Belize Television’s Channel Five Wins CBU’s People’s Choice Award

Now for good news…Great Belize Television’s Channel Five has won its first award for this year’s Caribbean Broadcasting Awards Competition. Polling more than fifty-five thousand votes online, ‘Triple Joy’ a [...]

DPM Faber attended the fourth annual Belize Film Commission/Hollywood Luncheon

DPM Patrick Faber recently returned to Belize, having attended the fourth annual Belize Film Commission/Hollywood Luncheon. This past Saturday, the Consulate General of Belize in Los Angeles hosted Hollywood executives [...]

Rotary International President, Barry Rassin, Visits Belize

Today, a welcome ceremony was held to commemorate the official visit of Rotary International President Barry Rassin. Rassin arrived in Belize with his wife on Monday as part of his [...]

Rotary, a Serious Partner in Developing Belize

Also at the head table today were Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner and Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber. While he is not a member of Rotary, DPM Faber says that [...]

Campaign for Black Men Achievement in the U.S. Comes to Belize

Mayor Bernard Wagner and the City Council hosted some twenty-one young African American men from the United States, who are part of the Campaign for Black Men Achievement in the [...]

Mayor Bernard Wagner Awarded by Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky

City Council is working along with Ambassador Shabazz with the tour across the city. At today’s event, Mayor Wagner also received a prestigious award from one of the chaperones on [...]

Belize remains on Tier Three in respect of human trafficking

Belize remains on Tier Three in respect of human trafficking. A report by the State Department knocks the government for not fully meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of [...]

SICA Members Discuss Way Forward Under Belize’s Presidency

Two weeks ago, Belize took over the Pro-Temp Presidency of the Central American Integrated System for the next six months. Between now and December, Belize plans to advance issues of [...]

Baby Grayson Reneau Gets Life Saving Surgery in Cayman Islands

Grayson Reneau is a baby boy who was born with a heart murmur and was expected to outgrow the condition.  He didn’t and in a subsequent doctor visit, he was [...]

Colombian Consultant Shares Best Practices to Grow Belizean Businesses

A consultant from Presidential Agency for International Cooperation of Colombia began a two-day workshop in Belize on how to grow businesses. Yeison Laiton of the Entrepreneurship and Business Development for [...]

Entrepreneurship Workshop to Foster Economic Development in Toledo

While day-one is focusing on creating a network between counterpart agencies in both countries, day-two will see Laiton travel south to Punta Gorda. Toledo is the poorest district in Belize [...]

Cayo Central Area Rep. Says Naturalized Guats. Should be Allowed to Re-register

It is likely that the latest re-registration figures released by the Elections and Boundaries Department include applications submitted by naturalized Guatemalans. As the process continues, several groups are opposing the [...]

Rene Montero Says ‘Yes’ To the ICJ

We also asked Cayo Central Area Representative, Rene Montero, whether he supports taking the Belize Guatemalan dispute for resolution by the International Court of Justice. It is no secret that [...]

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Conferred with Order of Distinction

Immediately on his arrival today, the Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu was conferred with the Order of Distinction.  Wu, who is in country on a two-day visit [...]

CCJ Welcomes New President with Special Sitting

The Caribbean Court of Justice held a special sitting today at its headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago. The solemn occasion, the first of two, was held to honour the court’s [...]

U.S. Fugitive Caught with Belizean Passport

It went under the radar, but two weeks ago, American fugitive Kenneth Collins Dunn was caught in the Philippines with a Belizean passport under the name of Kelsey Brian Dunn. [...]

Second Cross-Border Meeting on Migration Between Belize and Mexico Held

Measures on how to improve and increase the number of Mexicans who enter Belize were discussed today during the second Cross-Border Meeting on Migration between Belize and Mexico. The meeting [...]

BTV’s Humanitarian Mission Disrupted by Guatemalan Armed Forces

A humanitarian mission embarked by the Belize Territorial Volunteers this morning got off on a bad start. According to Leader Wil Maheia, the group was intercepted by Guatemalan Armed Forces. [...]

B.T.B. Boasts ‘Groundbreaking’ Tourism Arrivals Figures

The Belize Tourism Board is boasting ‘groundbreaking’ figures as it relates to tourism arrivals. B.T.B.’s latest stats show that for the first six months of 2018, overnight tourism arrivals and [...]

Belizean Exporters Learn the Tricks of the Trade for New Markets

A two-day marketing intelligence training workshop for local business owners began today at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. It is being held through a partnership between the Caribbean Export [...]

CEDA Training to Assist Export Capacity of Belize & the Region

The two days will feature presentations from the Belize Bureau of Standards, the Belize Intellectual Property Office as well as BELTRAIDE and CEDA. Marketing Intelligence and Caribbean Export Advisor, Zamani [...]

Taiwanese Foreign Minister to Visit Belize

Taiwan’s Foreign Minister, Joseph Wu, is expected in Belize on an overnight visit next week. According to a report in the official press in Taiwan, Wu will be heading here [...]

World Population Day is Observed in the Jewel

World Population Day is observed internationally on July eleventh and seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues.  It was established by the then-Governing Council of [...]

54th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society

Belize is hosting the fifty-fourth annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society. The five-day regional conference started today with the participation of various international and regional organizations. Stakeholders will [...]

US President Trump Cuts Funding for Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

United States President Donald Trump believes that climate change is a hoax started by the Government of China. The Trump Administration has proceeded to cut back on domestic and international [...]