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Guatemala’s Jimmy Morales Wants Peace with Belize

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales arrived in the country on Thursday evening via the P.G.I.A., in a private jet and departed today. He was here on an official visit for the [...]

PM Barrow’s Bid for Interim Solution to Sarstoon Tensions Fails

Following President Jimmy Morales’ departure from the summit, we got a chance to speak with Prime Minister Dean Barrow, who symbolically handed over the Tempore Presidency of SICA to President [...]

PM Barrow Says Stop the Fearmongering

On Thursday, Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington suggested that if Belizeans vote “NO” in the April tenth, 2019 referendum, it could lead to an invasion by Guatemala.  It’s the second [...]

PM Barrow and President Morales Agree that I.C.J. is the Way to Go

As we said earlier, Prime Minister Dean Barrow and President Jimmy Morales held bilateral discussions ahead of the SICA summit today. Leaders of both countries spoke on the upcoming I.C.J. [...]

Belize Hands Over SICA Presidency Pro-Temp to Guatemala

Belize handed over the Presidency Pro-tempore of the Central American Integrated System, SICA, today to Guatemala, ending a six-month rotation of the presidency. The fifty-second meeting of the Heads of [...]

A Toddler is Crushed by a GSU Patrol Vehicle on Iguana Street

A two-year-old-boy was gravely injured and is hospitalized tonight at the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital. Tevin Cacho sustained severe injuries to the head after he was crushed by a truck [...]

Greg Dillon Missing at Sea

A fisherman from the King’s Park area of Belize City remains missing and his family and friends fear that he is lost at sea. Thirty-two-year-old Greg Dillon left home on [...]

$30,000 Reward for Information on Missing Woman, Anisha Young

The search continues for twenty-three-year-old Anisha Young. It’s been five days since she has gone missing and search parties have been combing the Philip Goldson and the George Price Highways, [...]

Nigel Hawke is SolGen No More

Nigel Hawke will be the country’s Solicitor General only until December, thirty-first, 2018. Hawke’s contract expires then and it will not be renewed.  Word is that he will be going [...]

Public Health Advisories on Mercury in Fish and a Product Recall

Two public health advisories have been issued by the Ministry of Health in respect to the detection of mercury in fish and the recall of a Del Monte canned product. [...]

BHPL is Certified in Hemo-Dialysis Treatment

A team of nurses and medical practitioners at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited has been certified in the field of hemo-dialysis treatment.  The accreditation follows an offer that was extended by [...]

A Big Day for Dialysis Treatment in Belize

Today marks the culmination of that process.  For Gomez, it is a momentous occasion because the unit that they have put together at BHPL is being internationally recognized.   Ingrid [...]

No Consensus at COP 24; SIDS Dissatisfied with Text

At this hour, global talks are still under way in Katowice, Poland, to develop a rulebook to enforce the 2015 Paris agreement to address climate change. After two weeks of [...]

Double Counting of Emissions Reductions is 1 of SIDS concerns

Countries have not been able to come to a consensus on certain points. One of the areas that the small island developing states are concerned about is the issue of [...]

Corozal Mayor Says Previous Mayor Spent More What the Council Earned

Corozal Town was one of the municipalities that the People’s United Party won in the municipal elections earlier this year. The current mayor is Rigoberto ‘Rigo’ Vellos who defeated the [...]

Jenelli Fraser on Miss Universe Prelims

Jenelli Fraser, Miss Universe Belize, is undertaking final preparations for Sunday’s competition. She has already appeared in the swimsuit, introduction and evening gown segments representing the Jewel the best she [...]

Football 4 Life – an International Friendly between Belize and Guatemala

A first-of-its-kind Football for Life peace match took place today at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. The under-eighteen national teams from Belize and Guatemala converged on the [...]

Take Advantage of the Xmas Sale at Quality Poultry Countrywide

Quality Poultry Products is feeling the spirit of the Christmas season and giving back to its customers. For the first time in over forty years of service, the company is [...]

Guatemalan President in Belize for SICA Summit

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is in Belize. President Morales touched down at the P.G.I.A. at twenty minutes passed three o’clock this afternoon and is here for the 2018 SICA Summit [...]

Foreign Minister Says Vote “NO” and Guatemala Might Invade

There have been ongoing lectures in different parts of the country and from what has been detected, there seems to be an anti-I.C.J. sentiment.  Minister Wilfred Elrington is known to [...]

Wilfred Elrington Responds to Dickie Bradley and Assad Shoman

Two point five million dollars have been budgeted by the government for the I.C.J. Referendum campaign.  An education campaign, apart from but similar to the government-sponsored I.C.J. campaign, concluded on [...]

What Happened to the Sarstoon Protocol?

There is another protocol to report about tonight. It is the Sarstoon Protocol, which is still up in the air. In June 2016, the foreign ministers of both Belize and [...]

SICA Heads in Belize for Summit

The leaders of all seven Central American countries are in Belize for the 2018 SICA Summit. For the past six months, Belize was at the helm of the Central American [...]

A New Set of Rules for Joint Operations in the Chiquibul Forest

While Guatemalan president and foreign minister are at the Biltmore, in Belmopan, a protocol was signed to deal with encroachments in the Chiquibul and Vaca Forests by persons from Guatemala [...]

Chiquibul Protocol Long in the Making, But Finally Here

The newly established guidelines, according to Minister John Saldivar, who holds the national security portfolio, sets out the means by which the respective agencies, including the Forestry Department, will conduct [...]