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PM Meets With UN Secretary General

The Prime Minister has met with the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, at UN Headquarters in New York. According to a release from the Government of Belize Press Office, [...]

Belizean Delegation Meets Mexican Secretary of Agriculture

Although the northern border is still closed to the average Belizean, a special delegation, led by the Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai, went across to Mexico on Thursday. Their [...]

Mexico Interested in Belizean Products

Also present for the meeting was Mexican Ambassador to Belize, Martha Zamarripa Rivas.  Policy Analyst with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, Milagro Matus told the Press Office that [...]

G.O.B. Condemns Assassination of Haitian President

This morning, the Government of Belize condemned in the strongest terms the assassination of the President of Haiti Jovenel Moïse.  A release from G.O.B. says “such a heinous act of [...]

Belizean Students in Taiwan Participate in Virtual Research Conference

Belizean students studying in the Republic of China (Taiwan) are preparing to participate in a virtual academic conference this Saturday.  Each participant will get an opportunity to present the research [...]

Students in Benque Learning to Speak Mandarin

Since 2017, the Embassy of Taiwan in Belize has been hosting a Mandarin language program in Belize.  This year, they are taking the course to Benque Viejo del Carmen. It [...]

“Broach Reach and Relationships” Key for Fight Against Drugs

On Thursday, News Five spoke with outgoing Chargé d’Affaires for the U.S. Embassy, Keith Gilges, about a range of issues.  Among them were United States’ efforts to fight transnational drug [...]

U.S. Has Not Taken Sides in Belize-Guatemala Dispute

We also asked Keith Gilges for his views on the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala currently before the International Court of Justice.     Paul Lopez “The U.S .has relations [...]

Keith Gilges on Belize’s Vote on Nicaragua

In his capacity as Chargé, Gilges has had to address several complex multilateral political issues. In doing so, he says he has had to apply the art of diplomacy, determining [...]

Keith Gilges Departing Belize; New Chargé d’Affaires Named

Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy in Belize Keith Gilges is preparing to end his service here in Belize.  Three weeks from today, Gilges will be returning to the [...]

Cuban Ambassador Thanks Belize for UN Support

The United States of America has voted once again to maintain its economic embargo on Cuba. The vote took place today at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. [...]

Cuban Ambassador at End of Tour

Cuban Ambassador to Belize Lissette Perez Perez is set to depart Belize this year. Her ambassadorship was to come to an end last year but due to the pandemic her [...]

Minister of Blue Economy Meets with Guatemalan Ambassador

Belize’s bilateral relations with Guatemala continue with the Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, Andre Perez meeting with the Ambassador of Guatemala to Belize, Erwin Rudy Archila Falla, and [...]

Political Unrest in Nicaragua

Although Belize was among the nations who abstained during a vote at the Organization of American States on the situation in Nicaragua, today Belize’s Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay told News [...]

Mexico Donates COVID-19 Vaccines to Belize

The Government of Mexico has donated one hundred thousand doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Belize. A small ceremony was held at the Phillip Goldson International Airport on Sunday where [...]

PM Briceño in Costa Rica for SICA Event

Prime Minister John Briceño departed Belize on Wednesday for an official visit to San Jose, Costa Rica.  Today, PM Briceño is attending the “Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State [...]

PM in Costa Rica for SICA-Spain and Talks with Costa Rican President

Prime Minister John Briceño left the country today to begin an official visit to Costa Rica for the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SICA-Spain. While in [...]

Briceño Talked Trade and Drug Interdiction with Guatemalan President

Last week, Prime Minister John Briceño was in Guatemala for an official visit with President Alejandro Giammattei.  PM Briceño says that it’s the first time a president has invited a [...]

Guatemala’s President Hosts PM Briceño in First Official Visit

Prime Minister John Briceño made his first official visit to Guatemala on Tuesday. This morning he participated in a press conference at the Presidential House with President Alejandro Giammattei Falla. [...]

PM Briceño Makes First Statement

In his statement today at the presidential house, PM Briceño opened by thanking the Guatemala’s President for the invitation and warm welcome. Briceño outlined areas such as commerce, tourism and [...]

Jose Alpuche – Belize’s Ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala

Jose Alpuche, Belize’s Ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala, presented his letters of credentials to Alejandro Giammattei Falla, the President of Guatemala, during a ceremony at the National Palace of [...]

US Embassy Resumes its Routine Non-Immigrant Visa Services

The U.S. Embassy in Belize officially resumed its routine nonimmigrant visa services today June second. These were suspended at the onset of the pandemic, but now, with strict COVID-19 protocols [...]

Froyla T’zalam Installed as Governor General

Today, a new chapter in Belizean history is being written as an indigenous woman takes on the role of Governor General.  Froyla T’zalam, an educator and Mopan Maya originally from [...]

Taiwan Donation to Protect Border Personnel

Much needed masks for the protection against COVID-19 have been donated to the Customs Department by the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Five thousand surgical masks were handed [...]

Belize’s Newest UN Ambassador Presents Credentials

Belize’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Carlos Fuller, presented his credentials to the Secretary General of the U.N., António Guterres, at the U.N. headquarters in New York on [...]