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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 [...]

CARICOM Sends Condolences to Guyana over Fatal School Fire

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Doctor Carla Barnett has sent condolences to Guyana, following a fire at a school that claimed the lives of at least twenty schoolchildren. The [...]

Central Bank of Belize Fixes Buying Rate of US Dollar at BZ$2.00

The Central Bank of Belize has officially fixed buying rate of the U.S. dollar at two Belize dollars to one U.S. dollar, effective May second. Governor of the Central Bank, [...]

U.S. Ambassador Speaks Highly of Belize in Recent Feature

Shondaland, an American television production company, has done a feature on U.S. Ambassador Michelle Kwan in which the U.S. diplomat spoke highly of Belize. In responding to the question about [...]

Brazilian Nationals Caught Entering Belize Illegally

Tens of thousands of migrants have gathered at the U.S./Mexico border seeking asylum, less than twenty-four hours after the United States ended an immigration policy that prohibited the entry of [...]

Couple Charged for Facilitating Brazilian Nationals

While the Immigration Department was successful in applying for the removal of the Brazilian nationals; tonight, their Belizean handlers are facing criminal charges for facilitating their illegal entry into the [...]

P.M. John Briceño Urges Association of Caribbean States to Remain Viable Amidst Global Challenges

Prime Minister John Briceño urged heads of governments attending the Ninth Summit of the Association of Caribbean States to remain relevant and viable amidst global challenges.  He also called for [...]

4 B.D.F. Soldiers Return from Participation in King Charles Coronation

Over the weekend, the world honed in on the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.  [...]

Opposition Leader Meets P.C.C. Chairman Tony Chanona

On Tuesday, the chairman of the People’s Constitution Commission met with Party Leader Shyne Barrow and U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte to provide a comprehensive update on the work of the [...]

Shyne Says Let the People Vote on Monarchy

The mandate of the People’s Constitution Committee includes an in-depth look at the likelihood of a transition away from the monarchy.  The passing of the Queen of England in 2022 [...]

Belize to Export Soybeans to China

In 2021, Belize exported over a million dollars worth of soybeans, mainly to Pakistan. Revenues from that export earner are expected to increase significantly this year, with the country now [...]

Monarchy Vs Republic – Belizeans Will Determine

A recent statement by Prime Minister John Briceño drew international attention over the weekend when he said that Belize may very well be the next country to remove itself from [...]

Mexican Business People to Hold First Bel-Mex Conference in Belize May 18 & 19

A group of Mexican businesspersons from the Quintana Roo area have planned the first Bel-Mex business conference for May eighteenth and nineteenth in Belize City. Similar to previous joint Mexico-Belize [...]

Ministry of Human Development Discusses Haitian Migration

The controversial issue of Haitian nationals arriving in Belize before being smuggled or trafficked onward to the United States continues to raise serious concerns.  While the matter presents an awkward [...]

Belize Files I.C.J. Memorial Asserting Sovereignty Over Sapodilla Cayes

Belize has submitted a Memorial to the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) in The Hague, in the ongoing sovereignty dispute over the Sapodilla Cayes with Honduras. G.O.B. says that the [...]

Survey Reveals Half of King Charles’ Realms Would Choose Republic Status, Belize Split on Monarchy

A recent poll conducted by former Conservative deputy chairman Lord Michael Ashcroft, has revealed that almost half of the countries in King Charles’ realms, including Canada and Australia, would choose [...]

Tourism Stats: Is 2023 Going to Surpass Pre-COVID Figures?

Around this time three years ago, Belize had been locked off from the world. It was one of many protective measures taken to protect Belizeans from the rapid spread of [...]

Opposition Leader Says American Concerned Over Immigration Challenges in Belize

At the adjournment of Friday’s House Meeting, Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow rose to share his concerns on the issue of human trafficking in Belize. The Briceño administration [...]

Four Years Later, Reynaldo Verde is Deported to Belize

Former Deputy Director of the Belize Tax Service, Reynaldo Verde, has been deported to Belize after serving a stint in a U.S. prison.  He had been locked up abroad since [...]

Shyne Takes on Briceño Administration on Immigration

The controversy surrounding a recent cabinet decision to put in place specific measures for visitors arriving from Haiti and Jamaica continues.  The move by the Briceño administration to invoke a [...]

Minister Dolores on Human Trafficking in the Caribbean

Minister of Human Development, Dolores Balderamos-Garcia also chimed in on the implementation of a visa requirement for Haitian nationals. The Briceño administration has reported that there is a trend which [...]

PM Briceño Responds to Shyne on CARICOM Nationals

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow has issued a statement denouncing the Briceño administration’s decision to take stricter measures against Haitian and Jamaican nationals traveling to Belize.  That decision comes amid an [...]

Minister of Agriculture Weighs in on Jamaican Migration

Minister of Agriculture, Jose Abelardo Mai, also weighed in on the matter, saying that Belize’s decision to add more requirements for Haitian and Jamaican nationals to enter the country has [...]