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Guat Prez Speaks at UN about Territorial Dispute with Belize

The general debate of the United Nations opened this morning at the UN headquarters in New York. The Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales was among the speakers on the first day [...]

Belizean Doctor Wins PAHO Award

The Technical Advisor for the Maternal and Child Health Unit of the Ministry of Health, Doctor Natalia Largaespada Beer, was conferred with the 2018 Pan American Health Organization Award for [...]

An Empowerment Conference for Pastors

An empowerment conference for pastors and their spouses kicked off today in Belize City. The two-day event features international speakers and will include worship and transformational sessions. The aim is [...]

Is the I.C.J. the Only Option?

The Referendum Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched its awareness campaign to educate the public about the territorial claim and taking it to the International Court of [...]

“You are not crazy if you don’t support going to the I.C.J.” – Minister Elrington Takes Back His Words!

Minister Wilfred Elrington says there will be a lot more effort in the awareness campaign outside of Tuesday night’s town hall meeting organized by Great Belize Productions/Channel Five.  He says [...]

A Look Back When Belize Became an Independent Nation

Prime Minister Dean Barrow remains in Havana, Cuba, after undergoing spinal fusion surgery. He’ll spend Independence Day recuperating and is expected to return to the country in a few days.  [...]

Belize Sends Protest Note to Guatemala

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a protest note to Guatemala’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the two recent encounters between the Belize Territorial Volunteers and the GAF.  The [...]

Belize and UK Sign Revised M.O.U. for Military Training

Today, the Governments of Belize and the United Kingdom signed the revised Status of Forces Agreement and its Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Status of the Armed Forces of the [...]

A Public Town Hall Meeting on Taking Territorial Claim to the I.C.J.

At eight-thirty tonight, the third in a series of town hall meetings on taking the territorial claim to the International Court of Justice gets underway at the University of the [...]

Chetumal Authorities Enforce Insurance Regulation on Belizeans

The flow of traffic has slowed down significantly at the northern border since reports of a mandatory private vehicle insurance surfaced these past few weeks. News Five understands that authorities [...]

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 [...]