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Three New Ambassadors Present Credentials to GG Tzalam

On Sunday in Belmopan, three new ambassadors to Belize presented their credentials to Governor General Dame Froyla Tzalam at the Belize House.  The ambassadors are His Excellency Carlos Garcia of [...]

B.T.V. Confronted by GAF during Sarstoon Flag Raising Ceremony

For the fifteenth time since Belize’s independence, the Belize Territorial Volunteers organized a trip to Sarstoon Island to plant the Belize national flag. And this weekend, like years past, they [...]

USAID Grants $600,000 U.S. to Support Migrants in Belize

The United States Agency for International Development has committed six hundred thousand U.S dollars to assist the International Office of Migration in Belize. The funds are been granted to provide [...]

USAID’s weighs In On Belize Amnesty Program’s Numbers

In 2020, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration contributed five million U.S. dollars to Belize through its international partners. Most of these funds went to support [...]

Haiti Needs Extra Security, Can Belize Assist?

And finally from the U.S. delegation’s visit to Belize, the United States is in discussions with its multilateral partners about the instability in Haiti. At the United States’ request, Belize [...]

I.C.J to Elect New Judges before Belize-Guatemala Land Dispute Resumes

The oral hearings for the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute that is before the International Court of Justice are closed for now and won’t resume until next February. Minister of Foreign Affairs, [...]

Mexican National Javier Martinez is Charged with Immigration Offense

Mexican national Javier Martinez was one of several persons arrested in Corozal last week under the belief that they were hired guns sent to Belize to carry out an execution.  [...]

Mexican National in Fear of His Life After Being Labeled a Cartel Member

Seven men, all Mexicans by nationality, have been released from police custody after being detained in Corozal earlier this week.  It was believed and subsequently reported that they were members [...]

Lawyer Says Detained Mexicans were in Belize Looking for Work

On Monday, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams told reporters that the story given by the Mexican detainees was that they were in Belize to work on a road construction project [...]

US Embassy Investigating Visa Scam involving Armenia Villagers

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Belize Michelle Kwan gave brief remarks on a visa scam in which villagers from Armenia allege that they were swindled out of thousands of dollars by [...]

Alleged Sicarios in Belize for Road Construction Project?

They were detained by the Mobile Interdiction Team in Corozal earlier this week, but tonight, it may seem that the alleged sicarios from neighbouring Mexico were actually legally in Belize [...]

A Second Review of Belize’s Implementation of UNCAC

Today at the Leigh Richardson Building in Belmopan, an opening ceremony was held for a review of Belize’s implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC. It’s the second [...]

Anti-corruption Candidate Bernardo Arévalo Wins Guatemala’s Presidential Election

Bernardo Arévalo, an anti-corruption advocate representing the progressive Movimiento Semilla party, emerged victorious in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday. He defeated former First Lady Sandra Torres. With a complete tally [...]

Admiration for the Caribbean

And, we end our newscast tonight with a report from our regional counterparts attending the Conference of the Heads of Government of CARICOM in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.  The conference was hosted [...]

SICA & CARICOM Hold Economic and Political Dialogue in Belize

Earlier today in Placencia, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade for the Central American Integration System, SICA, and CARICOM held an economic and political dialogue.  The discussion comes as [...]

Foreign Minister Courtenay Addresses SICA/CARICOM Gathering

Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay also addressed meeting and spoke of the importance of the Caribbean region, as well as the need to protect its rich marine resources.   Eamon Courtenay, [...]

Belize Recognizes World Refugees Day

Today is celebrated as World Refugees Day 2023.  The day is being recognized under the theme, “Hope away from home, a world where refugees are always included”. In honor of [...]

Ministry of Immigration Resolving E-Passport Backlog

The Ministry of Immigration is on its way to clearing the backlog of e-passports yet to be issued. The department ran into issues with supplies due o the sheer number [...]

More than 12,000 Individuals Applies For Amnesty in Belize

We also asked C.E.O Middleton for an update on the Amnesty Program. The timeline for applications to be submitted was officially closed in March. Middleton says more than twelve thousand [...]

Immigration C.E.O Discuss Travel Policies for Jamaicans

C.E.O. Middleton also responded to questions on the concerning number of Jamaican and Haitian nationals that are using Belize as a transit point to the U.S. He was asked if [...]

Hartin Bolts for Border

Canadian Jasmine Hartin is back in the news tonight. Hartin, who was recently fined seventy-five thousand dollars for the manslaughter of Superintendent Henry Jemmott, was photographed at the Belize/Mexico border [...]

A Call for Meaningful Dialogue in Toledo Land Dispute

When we caught up with Cordel Hyde, the Minister of Natural Resources, he also gave his input on the land dispute between the villagers of Laguna and Emory Grove. As [...]

EU Representatives Meet with Briceño Administration

The European Union and the Government of Belize held their eight political dialogue in San Pedro on Monday evening.  The forum was used to address the relationship between Belize and [...]

E.U. Ambassadors Holds Special Political Dialogue with G.O.B.

Apart from the visit to the Adjacency Zone, the E.U. Ambassadors were preparing for a special political dialogue with Belize’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Prime Minister scheduled for [...]

“E.U. in the Park” at Digi Park in Belize City

The European Union has been partnering with Belize in various sectors for the past thirty years, from health, to renewable energy, the environment, public transportation and gender based violence to [...]