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Second Batch of Cuban Doctors Arrives in Belize

The Cuban government has been deploying teams of doctors and nurses to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. With considerable experience in combating deadly diseases, the Cuban health personnel are [...]

Health Minister Pablo Marin Asks Public to Follow Guidelines

Minister of Health, Pablo Marin told News Five that today’s group will be assigned to the isolation area and intensive care unit at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Minister Marin [...]

Cuban Doctors to Arrive in Belize on Wednesday, Thursday

The first team of medical experts from Cuba will land in Belize on Wednesday and the second batch of doctors will arrive on Thursday via a chartered airplane from Guatemala. [...]

Cuba Working on COVID-19 Vaccine

According to Hernandez, Cuban medical professionals are working on a vaccine to neutralize the COVID-19 virus. According to press reports, preliminary results of the vaccine being developed by Cuba to fight [...]

Luis Almagro & Nestor Mendez are Re-elected as Sec. Gen. & Asst. Sec. Gen. of the O.A.S.

At the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington today, the anticipated elections took place for Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General of the O.A.S.  Secretary General Luis [...]

Secretary General of the O.A.S. visits with the Prime Minister

The Secretary General of the O.A.S., Luis Almagro, today met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington as well as with Prime Minister Dean Barrow.  Soon after his [...]

Cuba Celebrates Revolution Anniversary & Bilateral Ties with Belize

Today an official celebration of the sixty-first anniversary of the Cuban Revolution as well as the twenty-fifth anniversary of bilateral relations between Belize and Cuban will be celebrated at the [...]

Colombia’s Vice President Visits Belize

Colombia’s Vice President Marta Lucia Ramirez was in Belize on Wednesday. The Vice President arrived with an official delegation as a way to strengthen the bilateral relations between Belize and [...]

Guatemalan President Extends Invitation to Meet PM Barrow

Shortly after he was sworn as president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei announced his intention to meet with Prime Minister Dean Barrow to forge a more cordial relationship between with the [...]

Sedi Chooses Education in Discussion with Mike Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo met with high level government officials and prime ministers from across the Caribbean earlier this week in Kingston, Jamaica.  Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago [...]

Jamaica PM Says He is Not Engaging in a Policy to Divide CARICOM

Belize’s Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington is among a group of ministers from seven other countries meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is in Kingston, Jamaica. The [...]

Caribbean Leaders Meet in Kingston, Jamaica

In a matter that has regional importance, the prime ministers of Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago are not participating in a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. [...]

Migrant Caravan from Honduras Makes Way into Mexico

A group of about one thousand migrants from Honduras and elsewhere from Central America have made their way into Mexico after travelling for several days through neighbouring Guatemala. The migrants [...]

No Migrants Entered Belize

On Friday, the caravan was spotted by the Cadena’s operating base near Belize’s border with Guatemala. The splinter group comprised of about fifteen to twenty persons who authorities feared would [...]

Belize’s Concerns About Migrant Caravan

The National Security Council comprised officials from the ministries of National Security, Human Development and Immigration. While some of the migrants are in search of a better life, others are [...]

Guatemalan Prez Wants to Meet with G.O.B.

As you know, a new government took over in Guatemala this week. The president is conservative Alejandro Giammattei, and while not much was heard from him in respect of the [...]

Migrant Caravan Spotted from Cadenas Outpost

There is a developing story tonight on a caravan of Central American migrants heading north in search of a better life. Thousands of men, women and children left Honduras a [...]

C.E.O. Pat Andrews Resigns

One more issue from the Prime Minister. Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Patrick Andrews has tendered his resignation. Andrews, who was appointed in 2017 after he [...]

Alejandro Giammattei is the New President of Guatemala

At this time, the inauguration of the new Guatemalan president, Alejandro Giammattei, has been delayed for hours.  The event is to take place at the National Theatre in Guatemala City, [...]

Guatemalan Nominates Judge for I.C.J. Territorial Dispute Case with Belize

Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington confirmed to the media today that Guatemala has nominated a judge who will sit on the bench to hear submissions on the territorial, insular and [...]

Guatemalans Remain on Belizean Land

Two Guatemalan families remain settled on Belizean territory along the western border. They are residing in an area known as Barrio el Juda and the property belongs to businessman Jorge [...]

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires on Plans for 2020

In 2018, Keith Gilges assumed duties as Chargé d’Affaires for the U.S. Embassy in Belize. The career Foreign Service Officer has been working closely with government agencies and groups to [...]

The Implications of Sending Asylum Seekers to Peten, Guatemala

Gilges also spoke about the U.S. proposal to transfer rejected asylum seekers to Peten, Guatemala. This he says could have negative implications on Belize and as such has been communicated [...]

Faber and Saldivar Issue Prime Ministerial Messages to Taiwanese Government

Two letters were dispatched today to the government and people of Taiwan. One was from the acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber to the President of Taiwan and the other was [...]

Belize Supports Resolution to Reject Violence in Bolivia

At the Organization of American States, Belize joined seventeen other countries in voting for a resolution rејесtіng vіоlеnсе in Воlіvіа and саllіng for full rеѕресt of the rights of the [...]