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Agreements Being Signed in Mexico to Diversity Belizean Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture was recently in Mexico along with a delegation of government officials, including Prime Minister John Briceno. We have told you about the discussions Prime Minister Briceno [...]

Looking to El Salvadoran Markets for Belizean Export Opportunities

Minister Mai has also been in El Salvador, meeting with his counterpart there.  Mai also visited Salvadoran markets to see which products Belizean farmers might be able to provide.   [...]

Regional Markets Key to Expanding Belizean Agriculture

In terms of regional export potential, Mexico alone has a population of over one hundred and twenty million. Mai says having Mexico as a partner in trade, by way of [...]

National Female Volleyball Team Fighting at Central American Championship

Female athletes attached to national teams are overseas representing the country in volleyball and football. Nearest to our borders are the national female volleyball team, who landed in Nicaragua on [...]

U17 Female Football National Team Loses to Curacao

Similarly, the under-seventeen female football national team is in Florida competing in the 2021 Women’s Under 17 Championship. During the match against Curacao held today, the national team lost in [...]

Kaya Heads to LA for Another International Race

On that same day, Kaya leaves Belize for Sacramento, California to compete in the first ever “Into the Lion’s Den” criterium cycling race. It is being hosted by Belizean National [...]

Women’s Volleyball Heads to Central American Championships

Viewers may recall that 2018 was a big year for women’s volleyball in Belize. Fans from across the nation witnessed the Belize Women’s National Volleyball team capture silver in the [...]

Barbados to create “safe zones” for vaccinated

In regional news, the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Motley has announced that in order to protect those who have gotten vaccinated, her government will be creating “safe zone” where [...]

Antigua to Lift Restrictions, PM Says People Had Sufficient Time to Get Vaccinated

By contrast, Antigua is moving towards removing all COVID-19 restrictions by the end of the year—regardless of the number of vaccinated people. Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he wants [...]

Surveillance Footage of Kassman Murder to go to FBI

It’s been just over a week since fifteen-year-old Kassman Gill, a promising student at Saint John’s College died at the K.H.M.H.. He had been hospitalized for gunshot injuries he sustained fifty-two [...]

Valerie Woods Appointed New Regional Chairperson for Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians

Speaker of the House, Valerie Woods has been appointed the new regional Chairperson for Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. The post is rotated every three years and [...]

Belizean Rugby Team Off to Turks and Caicos Competition

The Belize National Rugby Team left for the Turks and Caicos Islands today. They will be competing for the first time in an international tournament. It’s a historic step for [...]

Diaspora Relations Ministry Says Belizeans Abroad Really Came Through During COVID-19

The Belize Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations just completed a four city tour in the United States, holding town hall and business meetings with Belizeans living in Houston, Chicago, [...]

Should Restaurants Expect Visitors to Show Proof of Vaccination?

While on Open Your Eyes, the Director of the Belize Tourist Board, Evan Tillett said bringing visitors back remains the big challenge. He says vaccination remains key, and the sector’s [...]

Young Belizean Athlete to Represent the Jewel at Baseball’s Power Showcase

A seventeen-year-old slugger is getting ready to represent Belize for the first time at a baseball event in the United States.  It’s a dream come true for George Perteau who [...]

Kiefer Mes is Heading to COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland

Kiefer Mes is heading to COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. You remember Kiefer? Last month, we aired a story about this seventeen-year-old environmental activist from southern Belize who needed help to [...]

Minister of Defence Attends 200th Anniversary of the Mexican Navy

The Minister of National Defence and Border Security, Florencio Marin Junior was invited by Admiral Jose Rafael Ojeda, Secretary of the Navy of Mexico, to attend the two hundredth Anniversary [...]

Discussions with Stevedores Begin Next Week

And while and agreement has been reached on the CBA, there are still two outstanding matters directly affecting stevedores. Perhaps the more important of the two is the matter of [...]

US$100,000 in IT Equipment From EU for Ministry of Finance

The Head of Cooperation of the European Union for Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas, Aniceto Rodriguez, today handed over to Joseph Waight, Financial Secretary, new information technology equipment for the [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Donates Food Hampers to the Police Department

The Belize Police Department today received a small token of appreciation from Taiwanese Ambassador David Chien, who donated fifty food hampers to the men and women of law enforcement.  The [...]

FIU responds to Pandora Papers

The Belize Financial Intelligence Unit has responded to the Pandora Papers report. The release says the FIU is aware of the publication and the reported links to Belize registered entities. [...]

Belizean Americans Meet at Diaspora Town Halls

Some four hundred Belizeans living in the USA attended Town Hall Meetings held in Houston, Chicago, New York and Miami from September 28 – October 3, 2021, organized by the [...]

Celebrating National Taiwan Day 2021

On Monday the Belize City Council welcomed Taiwanese Ambassador to Belize David Kuan Chou Chien and other officials from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Belize [...]

PM Wants to Bring Maya Train Close to Belize; Connect San Pedro to the Yucatan

The Prime Minister was ebullient this weekend after what he describes as a very productive five days of meetings in Mexico, as guest of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Among [...]

Belizean Companies Named In Pandora Papers

The Investigative Consortium of Investigate Journalism’s Pandora Papers was big news this weekend after a two year investigation by more than six hundred journalists across one hundred and fifty news [...]