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Compromis to be Amended…Is Belize Acquiescing to Guatemala?

Is Belize caving in to Guatemala? At the request of Guatemala, the Government of Belize has agreed to amend the Special Agreement signed between both countries in 2008.  The compromis, [...]

Leader of the Opposition Unaware that G.O.B.’s Decision was Final

So what’s the Opposition’s take on the impending amendment to the special agreement between Belize and Guatemala? P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca told us that a few weeks ago PM Dean [...]

No Public Consultation Necessary to Amend Special Agreement with Guatemala

But according to the Foreign Minister, government’s mandate, in this case, does not include public consultation prior to making a decision.    Isani Cayetano “Minister, as you mentioned earlier, you [...]

Will Separate Referendum Affect Belizean Psyche on Territorial Dispute?

While Elrington reiterated that government will not act without consensus, he says that the decision to separate the dates for the referendum should not, in any way, affect the process [...]

Francis Fonseca Says Government is Flip-flopping on Referendum Preparedness

In the first referendum go-round, Belize was set to go while Guatemala couldn’t get out the starting date. For the past couple years, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has maintained [...]

Belizean Ambassador Protests Search of His Residence Amid Guatemalan Vice President’s Resignation

Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti resigned last Friday amid a tidal wave of corruption charges.  For weeks, Guatemalans have been demanding that Baldetti step down after being exposed for her [...]

Should compromis be amended so that Guatemala does not have to hold a referendum at the same time as Belize?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think that the compromis should be amended so that Guatemala does not have to hold a referendum at the same time as [...]

More Land Dispute Backa Gungulung!

Tensions are running high in the Holy Emmanuel Extension. The real threat of losing their land is looming over the heads of the settlers who call the area home, many [...]

Belizean-born British Soldier Accused of Sexual Offenses in the UK

Belizean born soldier Lee Busano is making headlines in the UK. The twenty-eight year old British Lance Corporal has been accused of two rapes and one sexual assault. Two of [...]

Magistrate Cayetano Dismisses Marijuana Possession Charge Against Inmate

At three this afternoon, former Belize City Magistrate, Dale Cayetano, who is now the Director at Family court, freed prison inmate, Godwin Santos, of a charge of drug trafficking. Cayetano [...]

Does Belize Really Have Oil Deposits Offshore?

A Yahoo article published earlier today, saying that the government is close to opening the entire country for oil exploration, sent people across social media in a frenzy. The article [...]

Belize’s Reef Report Card Revealed

Belize, Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras make up the Mesoamerican Reef and it’s been eight years since they last got their report card. Well, over those years in-depth and extensive studies [...]

DFC Launches Consolidated Credit Line

In financial news…the Development Finance Corporation in collaboration with the Caribbean Development Bank today launched the corporation’s seventh consolidated line of credit. Under the new agreement, the CDB will be [...]

DFC on the Right Track with Good Governance

In 2007, the Government of Belize liquidated the DFC as a result of a policy based loan made by the Inter-American Development Bank. As a result, the Caribbean Development Bank [...]

Former Court of Appeal Justice Boyd Carey Passes Away

Retired high court judge, Boyd Carey, who served on the Belize Court of Appeal, has passed away. Carey passed away at his home in Florida from one of his daughters [...]

Mexican Artist Debuts Paintings at Mexican Institute

The official launch of an exhibit is currently underway at the Mexican Institute in Belize City. The exhibit features nineteen pieces from Mexican artist, Hipolito Uicab Garcia who is from [...]