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How You Can Help Victims of Guatemala Volcano Disaster

Disturbing images of death and destruction continue to emerge in the wake of the eruption of Volcan de Fuego in Antigua in neighboring Guatemala. The death toll is rising as [...]

Jaguars Held by Barbados; Tridents to Visit Belize in August

The national selection football team, the Belize Jaguars, is heading back home after playing a friendly match on Sunday in Barbados against that country’s national team, known as the Tridents. [...]

Belize-flag Vessel Held in Peru for Illegal Fishing

The largest fish factory vessel in the world, which is flying the Belize flag, has been seized in Peru. Reports in the media say that the Damanzaihao, which has the capacity [...]

Jaguars to Barbados for Friendly Match

The Belize Jaguars left for Barbados today for a friendly match with that island’s national team. The Jaguars are hoping that the friendly matches with Caribbean teams will help them [...]

C.D.B. Pulls Region Together on Resilience

The Caribbean Development Bank’s Board of Governors is holding its annual two-day meeting in Grenada, in the Eastern Caribbean. The meetings and seminars that began today and continue through Thursday [...]

National Geographic Writers to Feature Belize in Dive Guide

Belize’s Barrier Reef remains a place of great interest to visitors, whether those come to relax or seeking answers to some of the great mysteries under the ocean waters. Now, [...]

Mexico Renews Trade Opportunities, Focusing on Eco-Friendly Products

More than ten entrepreneurs from Mexico were today at the Mexican Institute in Belize City for a trade mission. For years now, the Mexican Embassy in Belize has been facilitating [...]

Mia Mottley for P.M. as Red Tide Sweeps Barbados

In historic regional news, following a sweep of the country’s thirty seats in the House of Assembly by her Barbados Labour Party, Mia Amor Mottley was this afternoon sworn in [...]

Venezuela Defends Election Results from Charges of Fraud

Nicolas Maduro remains president of Venezuela after securing a second term on Sunday with more than sixty-seven percent of the nine-million plus votes cast, compared to just under twenty-one percent [...]

How U.S.-Venezuela Battle is Affecting Belize’s Oil Supply

Castillo Pena railed at the international powers that have refused to recognize Venezuela’s electoral process, citing their own internal problems in response. He also noted that some of Venezuela’s allies, [...]

The Future of Petrocaribe in Belize

Despite his assurances that the Petrocaribe program would continue, Castillo Pena was not able to be pinned down on how the Belizean and Venezuelan governments would handle the ongoing issues. [...]

Barbadians Count Votes in General Election

Votes are being counted at this hour, two hours east of Belize on the island of Barbados, where voters went to the polls today to elect a new government. The [...]

Choice Bank Partners Pull Out; Central Bank Steps In

Tonight there is grim news in the offshore industry. Indications are that Choice Bank, an offshore bank operating from Belize City, is winding down due to a cash flow crisis [...]

G.O.B. Issues Statement Condemning Gaza Brutality

On Tuesday, former Prime Minister Said Musa got the ball rolling by publicly condemning the unnecessary deaths of over sixty Palestinian nationals, including children, and thousands of injuries caused by [...]

P.M. Does Not Support Embassy Moves but Cabinet Will Decide

On Monday, the United States inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem, as the first country to relocate its headquarters from Tel Aviv, in the State of Israel.  On Wednesday, Guatemala followed [...]

Belizeans Show Solidarity with Cuba

The average Belizean doesn’t know that much about the island nation of Cuba – perhaps that it is a socialist state in a mostly capitalist region of the world, or [...]

Prime Minister Returns; Says He Personally Supports I.C.J.

The Prime Minister had not appeared in front of the media since his last press conference on March eighteenth, but today he did for the better part of two hours. [...]

Majority of Cabinet Stands in Support of Judicial Resolution

The prime minister is on record stating that it is his personal view that the ICJ is the best option for the resolution of the claim.  Barrow also says that [...]

Gov’t Will Not Attempt to Influence April 2019 Vote

While he would not put forward what percentage of Cabinet is in favor of a yes vote, the prime minister does acknowledge that there are indeed a few members who [...]

Why There is Still a Place for O.A.S.’ Adjacency Zone Office

The relationship between Belize and Guatemala is at times tense, but for the sake of carrying out the education campaign successfully, the existing state of affairs between both countries must [...]

U.S. Investor Charged for Fraud on Placencia Airport

Brent Borland, principal of Borland Capital Group and an investment manager from New York, faces separate criminal and civil cases in the Southern District of New York and by the [...]

Said Musa Speaks Up for Palestinian People

Former Prime Minister Said Musa, in a statement, has called on the Government of Belize to join in condemnation of Israel for using excessive and deadly force to respond to [...]

Belize’s Security Initiative at Western Border Irks Guatemala

Tensions flared up at the western border over the weekend when authorities sought to clear the area to allow for the discharge of construction material.  Government has decided to upgrade [...]

Taxis, Students Need Not Fear

Amid the chaos that ensued at the border on Sunday, the Guatemalan media also reported that students from neighboring Melchor who commute to Benque Viejo daily to attend school, would [...]

Faith-Based Leaders Meet on AIDS Effort

Belize’s men of faith are meeting with regional authorities as part of the plan to end HIV/AIDS as a chronic disease in the Caribbean by 2030. Today there was a [...]