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CARICOM is Watching Guyana’s Political Impasse Closely

While we spoke to the Foreign Minister on Monday, we also asked him about the situation in Guyana. Guyana is entering its fifth month of political deadlock since the results [...]

Taiwan Gifts Belize $1 Million Dollars in Medical Equipment!

Taiwan is stepping up big time for Belize with another COVID-19 medical equipment donation. In its latest gift, Taiwan donated a million Belize dollars in equipment and materials for hospitals [...]

O.A.S. to Verify Whether Belizean Soldiers Crossed Over into Guatemala

The Organization of American States is conducting an investigation to determine the geographical location of a team of Belize Defense Force soldiers, who ventured into an area of the adjacency [...]

O.A.S. Asked to Confirm B.D.F. Soldiers’ Location

There is a developing situation along the western border near Jalacte Village. Reports in the Guatemalan media claim that Belize Defence Force soldiers illegally crossed the border into Guatemala.  The [...]

Repatriation Process for Displaced Belizean Abroad Commences

The repatriation process for displaced Belizeans overseas to return home is in the making.  Belize has not recorded another positive case for COVID-19 for more than thirty days and the [...]

What’s the Cost of Quarantine? $110 Per Day!

Belizeans who return home will be required to go into mandatory quarantine at a chosen hotel. They will bear the cost of that quarantine and according to C.E.O. Lou-Anne Burns [...]

Would Belizeans Returning Home Will Be Able To Self Quarantine?

According to C.E.O. Martinez, those returning home will need to adhere to strict safety guidelines. The choice to self-quarantine will be given only to a selected few after they meet [...]

Repatriation Process Can Take A Few Days

The repatriation process for Belizeans will not be achieved over night. According to C.E.O. Martinez, the process can take a few days or even a week. Martinez is asking for [...]

Taiwan Supports Regional MSME’s

Today, the Republic of China reaffirmed its support for the region’s micro, small and medium enterprises executed by the Center for the Promotion of MSMEs, known as CENPROMYPE.  Taiwan signed [...]

Attorney General Comments on Latest Belize/Guatemala Dispute Developments

The Guatemalan Government was granted by the International Court of Justice, a six month extension to submit its memorial on its maritime and territorial claim to Belize. Guatemala cited the [...]

I.C.J. Extends Filing Dates for Belize/Guatemala Territorial Claim

On Wednesday, the International Court of Justice held its first ever virtual plenary meeting. It required the president and the registrar to be available in the deliberation room of the [...]

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 [...]