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Israel Condemns Belizean Governments

Belize has joined a list of countries that have severed diplomatic ties with Israel over the war in Gaza.  On Tuesday, the government issued a statement reiterating its call for [...]

Israel’s Ambassador says there will be Repercussions for Belize

So the government of Belize has withdrawn its accreditation of Israel’s Ambassador Designate to Belize Einat Kranz-Neiger. It has suspended all activities conducted by the Israeli Honorary Consulate in Belize [...]

Foreign Minister Says Government Regretted the Killing of Civilians by Hamas

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eamon Courtenay today clarified the government’s position on the war between Israel and Hamas. Today, Courtenay told reporters that while that is the case, the way [...]

Death Toll Rises as War Rages in Gaza

As the war rages on in Gaza, the Israeli Defense Force reported the discovery of a tunnel in the Al-Shifa hospital, suggesting it is part of an extensive network beneath [...]

UNIBAM Criticizes Churches’ Position on Israel

On Thursday, the religious community joined the public discourse surrounding Belize’s decision to severe diplomatic ties with Israel.  The Belize Council of Churches and the National Evangelical Association of Belize [...]

UNIBAM Lashes Out at G.O.B.’s So-called Human Rights Approach

Orozco subsequently shifted focus to the Briceño administration, equally criticizing government as speaking, quote unquote, with a forked tongue.  This is in respect of government’s decision to support the human [...]

Foreign Minister Courtenay Says Churches Should Have Consulted Government

On Thursday, the government responded to the Belize Council of Churches and the National Evangelical Association of Belize’s statements in which they expressed individual positions that the government was being [...]

LOO Responds to Ex-Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow has written to former prime ministers Said Musa and Dean Barrow, as well as former foreign ministers Assad Shoman and Godfrey Smith.  The U.D.P. party leader [...]

P.U.P. Fights to Remove Shyne Barrow off Mesop Voters List

While Barrow is taking the former prime ministers and foreign ministers to task on their collective position on Israel, the People’s United Party has mounted a legal battle in the [...]

Foreign Minister Discusses Latest U.S Travel Advisory

Earlier this week, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory to Americans visiting Belize in which it informed that they should exercise increased caution in the country due to crime [...]

CCSA says Caribbean has Cutting-Edge Technology

Farnum says that the aim is to catalyze climate-smart businesses and bridge the gap in climate funding. By doing so, CCSA hopes to attract investments that can contribute to closing [...]

Minister of Transport: Belize Has to Adapt to Electric Buses Soon

Today the Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson gave us an update on electric buses in Belize. While plans for the pilot project on the electric buses in the north, west [...]

Nineteen Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In Today

The COVID pandemic placed challenges on the Peace Corps service in 2019, but plans remained to resume the program. Today, a new cohort of nineteen Peace Corps volunteers from all [...]

Former Prime Ministers Support G.O.B.’s Decision on Israel

The decision by the Government of Belize to suspend diplomatic relations with Israel has been met with strong support by former prime ministers Said Musa and Dean Barrow, as well [...]

Churches Criticize G.O.B.’s Position on Israel

On Tuesday, the Government of Belize announced a bold decision that it was suspending all diplomatic ties with Israel indefinitely.  In rationalizing its position, the Briceño administration pointed to the [...]

Why is NEAB Involved a Diplomatic Decision?

But why is the National Evangelical Association of Belize weighing on what is clearly a diplomatic position being taken by government?  According to Pastor Lance Lewis, it all ties back [...]

Belize Council of Churches Weighs in G.O.B.’s Israel Decision

The Belize Council of Churches also issued a release on the contentious issue earlier today stating, “the recent decision of the Government of Belize to suspend diplomatic relations with Israel, [...]

G.O.B. Responds to Belize Council of Churches and NEAB

In acknowledging the press releases issued by the Belize Council of Churches and the National Evangelical Association of Belize, the Government of Belize responded to the respective statements.  G.O.B.’s response [...]

Transport Minister Weighs in on Floralia Court Ruling

Last week, we reported that the road service permits that the Belize Transport Board had issued to Floralia over the past two years for runs to Punta Gorda and Independence [...]

Elderly Eve Street Couple Involved in Bitter Land Dispute

A bitter land dispute involving an elderly couple on Eve Street is in the news tonight because, according to Maria Magana, she has explored all avenues in effort to resolve [...]

National Energy Policy Calls for More Local Production of Energy

The proposal for a National Energy Policy for Belize was presented in 2011, and over those years it took consultations with various sectors, and a call by the global community [...]

Energy Fair Serves to Highlight Cleaner Methods of Affordable Energy

We don’t stop to think about it too often, but the energy that a regular-sized standing fan burns in a day comes up to about five dollars. And the origin [...]

BPP Raises Serious Concerns Over Proposed S.S.B. Loan

The Belize Progressive Party has issued a statement raising serious concern over a proposed nine million dollar investment by the Social Security Board in Belize Premium Spirits and Liquors Limited.  [...]

Andre Perez Remains Without Ministerial Assignment

Belize Rural South Area Representative, Andre Perez, remains without a ministerial portfolio. It’s been almost three months since news broke that he was being accused of sexual misconduct by attorney, [...]

Reflecting on Human Rights in Belize

The Women’s Parliamentary Caucus hosted a crucial forum commemorating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Belize City this morning. The event convened diverse stakeholders, including [...]