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What Happens If I.C.J. Rules in Favor of the Guats?

On the eve of independence, the question of going to the International Court of Justice is front and center in the minds of Belizeans.  On Tuesday night, things got a [...]

Sedi Elrington: There’s Nothing Special About the Sarstoon Island

Reports of aggression against Belizeans by the Guatemalan Armed Forces at the Sarstoon River have stirred national ire.  The river is shared, or should be shared, by Belize and Guatemala, but there [...]

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 [...]

Opposition Leader: We Need a Sarstoon Protocol

Leader of the Opposition John Briceño reacted to Government’s protest note against Guatemala’s armed forces which aggressed members of the BTV and civilians on the northern channel of the river [...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs Says BTV is “Reckless and Irresponsible”

While the government is protesting the GAF, Elrington also spoke about the actions of the Belize Territorial Volunteers. He says that for the BTV to take citizens to the Sarstoon [...]

Minister Saldivar Weighs in on Sarstoon Incidents

Minister of National Security John Saldivar also weighed in on the Sarstoon incidents. He says that they have made it clear to Belizeans that in an effort to ensure safety; [...]

Father of the Nation George Price Remembered

The People’s United Party today paid tribute to one of its co-founder and Father of the Nation, George Cadle Price. Price, a national hero and leader emeritus of the P.U.P., [...]

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 [...]

Sedi Says Belizeans Don’t Know Enough

Minister Wilfred Elrington says that the ongoing public awareness campaign shows that Belizeans don’t know enough of the facts about Belize going to the I.C.J.  That lack of knowledge, he [...]

Opposition Leader: “I believe that we are not going to lose any land”

Opposition Leader John Briceño is pro-I.C.J.  He says that after attempting all other avenues, taking Guatemala’s claim to the I.C.J. is the only way to settle the centuries-old dispute. Briceño [...]

UK Armed Forces Minister Ssays Belize Should Vote Yes!

And so the timing of the signing of the agreement between both countries, following two aggressive incidents with the GAF in the Sarstoon, raises eyebrows.  Today in an interview with [...]

Is Calaney Flowers Headed Back to Court in Death of Ex-boyfriend Lyndon Morrison?

Calaney Flowers was acquitted of the murder of her boyfriend Lyndon Morrison last year, having spent years behind bars awaiting trial. She visited the United States shortly after her release [...]

Police Operations Responsible for Drop in Major Crimes in August

The Ministry of National Security says major crimes were down by twenty-seven percent in August, when compared to July. The crime statistics indicate that one hundred major crimes were reported [...]

Breaking News: 2 Men Shot on Neal Pen Road

A shooting happened a while ago in the Neal Pen Road area. As many as eight shots were fired and two men were injured and rushed to the hospital. Police [...]

A Chinese Proprietor is Robbed in Maya Center

Chinese businessman Jinhong Zhuang reported to police that he was robbed in Maya Center Village in South Stann Creek on Tuesday night by four male persons.  According to the thirty-one-year-old [...]

Attorney Audrey Matura Raises Further Questions on the State of Public Emergency

Forty plus men have been locked up since September fifth following the proclamation of state of public emergency on two neighbourhoods, in south side Belize City, where the George Street [...]

Have Known Gang Members Evaded Emergency Zones?

There have been several reports made of law-abiding persons being caught in the dragnet in respect of the state of public emergency. There is mounting concern over the abuse of [...]

6.8 Million Euros for Strengthening of Health Sector

A grant agreement between the European Union, the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization for roughly seven million Euros has been signed for a period of four [...]

Bembe Vision: Meet 14 Belizean Bembes

The next time you hear the word ‘Bembe gial,’ it would not mean that a woman is abrasive or aggressive. In fact, clarity was provided to the meaning of the [...]