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C.D.B. Provides US$6 Million Loan for Belize’s Student Loan Program

The Caribbean Development Bank has issued a six million dollar loan to the Government of Belize for a student loan program that will assist as many as eight hundred learners, [...]

B.D.F. Officer Says Conflicts with G.A.F. in Sarstoon Need to Stop

The confrontation between members of the Guatemalan Armed Forces and the Belize Territorial Volunteers on the Sarstoon River on September eighteenth came somewhat as a surprise to the Belize Defense [...]

United States Secretary of State and Prime Minister Briceño Meet in Washington D.C.

Prime Minister John Briceño met with US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken at the Department of State in Washington D.C. today. The meeting was to discuss issues of mutual [...]

PathLight Signs Cooperation Agreement with O.A.S.

Today, PathLight Belize signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Organization of American States (O.A.S.) in Washington, D.C. The agreement provides a framework for both organizations and the Government of Belize [...]

Number of Belizeans Illegally Crossing into Mexico on the Rise

Since the land borders and sea ports reopened in February, there has been a significant number of irregular migrations into Mexico, prompting Mexican authorities to quickly step in and repatriate [...]

Belizean Companies Now Able to Export Agricultural Products to Mexico Tax-free

When Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador visited Belize in May, it opened the way for greater trade relations to occur between our two countries. Soon after Obrador returned to [...]

Honduran National Found in Belize is Issued a Removal Order

Carlos Jose Martinez, a Honduran national, has been living in Belize illegally for almost a year before he was caught by immigration officials earlier this week.  According to Martinez, he [...]

Henry Charles Describes Price and Queen Elizabeth as “Bitter Adversaries”

Earlier we brought you the memorial held at the gravesite of the late George Price in recognition of his contributions to Belize. Coincidentally, September nineteenth was also the date when [...]

Illegal Cuban Nationals Busted Out West Near El Pilar

The illegal influx of Cuban migrants into Belize has been persistent since the beginning of the year, arriving into the country from various points of entry.  Over the extended weekend, [...]

Belize-Taiwan Technical Cooperation for Deep Sea Fishing Resource Exploration Program

Carrying out the survey is Doctor Hsin-Ming Yeh, a fisheries expert from Taiwan’s Fisheries Research Institute and Doctor Sheng-Ping Wan, a fisheries expert from National Taiwan Ocean University; they are [...]

Mia Mottley Talks De-risking and Correspondent Banking at U.S. Congress

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley testified before the United States’ House Committee on Financial Services, on the impact of de-risking in the Caribbean.  For several years, the issue of correspondent [...]

Karen Bevans is Awarded Over $800k in Lawsuit Against G.O.B. and B.T.B.

According to Senior Counsel Barrow, the claims that were also brought by B.T.B. as countersuits against former tourism minister Manuel Heredia Junior and former B.T.B. Chairman Einer Gomez and former [...]

Leader of the Opposition on Fact-finding Mission in Gales Point

Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, along with U.D.P. Senator Beverly Williams and Former Belmopan Area Representative, John Saldivar visited Gales Point Manatee on Sunday, where he met with [...]

Elizabeth II – How She Became Queen

Who was Queen Elizabeth the Second? When she took over the monarchy in 1952 she was head of fifty-six realms and territories, but up to the time of her death [...]

God Save the King

As for the Belize Police Department, their riot proclamation will now be altered to reflect the shift in the monarchy. ComPol Williams told us more.   Chester Williams, Commissioner of [...]

A Pair of Dominican Immigrants is Busted with Fake Immigration Stamps.

A pair of immigrants from the Dominican Republic was busted by Ladyville police at a checkpoint on Tuesday with fake immigration stamps in their passports.  Forty-one-year-old Lewis Sanchez Arias and [...]

President of Rwanda to Make Historic Visit to Belize

Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, is scheduled to visit Belize from September fourteenth to the fifteenth. The visit will be historic as it will mark the first [...]

Sixteen Cuban Nationals Allegedly Shipwrecked on Belizean Shores, Ordered to Return Home

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser issued removal orders for sixteen Cuban nationals after entering Belize without passports. The Cuban nationals claim that on Thursday, September first, they were seeking asylum in [...]

IMPACT Justice Supports Law Revision Efforts of Belize

The Government of Belize is being assisted with revising the country’s subsidiary laws which were last updated almost twenty years ago.  With help from Improved Access to Justice in the [...]

Amnesty 2022 Sees First Group of Applicants

The Ministry of Immigration held a soft launch of its Amnesty 2022 program today in Belmopan. Over six thousand applicants have made appointments with the ministry, since July first. Today, [...]

Pharmacy Express Limited Breaks Silence on Proposed $7 S.S.B. Loan

Pharmacy Express Limited (P.E.L.) has broken its silence on the proposed seven million dollar loan from the Social Security Board. As we reported on Monday, the Social Security Board is [...]

An Aviation Hub City is Proposed for Belize

The Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation is proposing what is known as an Aviation Hub City for Belize. The idea, according to Minister Andre Perez, is to prioritize [...]

Belize & U.S. Hold Bi-Annual Bilateral Meeting

On Wednesday, the U.S. Embassy and the Government of Belize met to reaffirm the U.S.-Belize security partnership. The bi-annual bilateral meeting between the United States and Belize is to strengthen [...]

Briceño Administration is Pleased with Belize’s Revised Ranking

The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Council, (ATIPS), is chaired by the Ministry of Human Development and is the multi-sectoral body which coordinates Belize’s response to human trafficking.   On the phone: [...]

Belize Seeks to Attract More Foreign Direct Investments as Trends Improve

Belize is seeing trends in foreign direct investments that are more encouraging now than in previous years. In the past, there were a lot of bureaucratic procedures that discouraged foreigners [...]