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CARICOM 46th Heads of Government Meeting Underway

The forty-sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government is underway in Georgetown, Guyana.  Belize is being represented by Foreign Minister Francis Fonseca and Chief Executive Officer [...]

Garifuna Collective Performs at CARICOM 46th Meeting

Performing at the opening of the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting was the Garifuna Collective.  The critically acclaimed band joined several other singers, drummers and dancers from across the Caribbean [...]

U.S. Under Secretary Leads High-level Delegation to Belize

Earlier today, Prime Minister John Briceño and Foreign Minister Francis Fonseca met with Ambassador Uzra Zeya, as well as a high-level delegation from the United States.  The mission called attention [...]

Foreign Minister Fonseca Meets with U.S. Ambassador Zeya

The discussions underlined the importance of prioritizing issues of human rights and engagement with civil society, with particular focus on protecting marginalized members of society.  The delegation stressed the importance [...]

EU and UNDP Launch PACE in Belize

The European Union and the United Nations Development Program are partnering with eight Caribbean countries to bring improvements to their criminal justice systems. Across the Caribbean, the deliverance of justice [...]

Belize Joins Partnership for Atlantic Cooperation

United States Ambassador Jessica Lapenn concluded a whirlwind visit to Belize earlier today where she met with senior members of the Briceño administration, as well as several civil society organizations. [...]

Understanding the Importance of PAC

According to Ambassador Lapenn, in joining PAC, Belize will adopt the Declaration on Atlantic Cooperation. She then went on to mention that Atlantic states are also linked by common challenges [...]

Belize Reaffirms Established Partnership with E.U.

The Government of Belize has reaffirmed a longstanding partnership with the European Union with the signing of a Green Growth, Trade, and Border Management Program.  The initiative will funded by [...]

Strengthening the Partnership Between Belize and E.U.

Ambassador van Steen emphasized the importance of the partnership between Belize and the E.U., as well as the new program which has the potential for significant transformational potential for economic [...]

Belize Network of NGO’s Set Striving towards Good Governance

The Belize Network of N.G.O.’s alongside the Belize Audubon Society has launched a new project with the objective of bolstering society’s democratic foundation. The project, funded by the European Union, [...]

Minister Hyde Weighs In On Maya Land Rights Situation

The Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs was in Big Falls Village over the weekend to consult with residents on the Draft Maya Land Tenure Policy. A release from the ministry [...]

Government’s Financial Contribution to Delineation Process in Toledo

Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde was also asked about government’s investments into the delineation process in the Toledo District. Several organizations have reportedly invested significant sums into the process. But, [...]

Meet the Candidates for the Dangriga Town Council Elections

On March sixth, the electorate will go to the polls to vote for a municipal government in their respective city or town. Until then, the political parties are visiting with [...]

What Are the Municipal Issues in Dangriga?

The campaign efforts were as vibrant in Dangriga on Sunday as they probably are in all other cities and towns, with the municipal teams for the various political parties making [...]

BPD and Human Trafficking Institute signs MOU

The Belize Police Department and the Human Trafficking Institute has solidified their efforts in the fight against human trafficking and smuggling. On Thursday, the department and the institute signed a [...]

Shalliney Oliva: Set to Audition for AGT

Fourteen-year-old Shalliney Oliva has a dream to share her gift of singing with the judges of America’s Got Talent.  If she makes it past her virtual auditions on February twenty-fifth, [...]

Will Belizeans In The Diaspora Ever Be Able To Vote?

With the ongoing elections in El Salvador, Belize has set up a polling station to accommodate Salvadorans living outside of their home country. With this in mind, the question was [...]

Belize Still Trying For A Schengen Visa Waiver

For years, Belizeans have had to travel to Mexico in order to apply for a Schengen visa, which is a permit allowing visitors to enter the Schengen region, which comprises of [...]

Belize Sends Condolences to Chile on Deadly Wildfires

The Government of Belize has sent a note of condolence to the Government of Chile on the loss of over a hundred persons in recent raging forest fires. The fires [...]

G.O.B. to Tie Up Loose Ends Ahead of Haiti Mission

Foreign Minister Francis Fonseca has also weighed in on recent developments in the Kenyan High Court regarding a humanitarian mission to Haiti.  A team of fifty Belize Defense Force soldiers [...]

Bernardo Arevalo becomes Guatemala’s 52nd President

After hours of delay and chaos in Guatemala’s congress, Bernardo Arevalo was finally sworn in as the country’s fifty-second president. Arevalo and his party, Movimiento Semilla, faced strong opposition from [...]

PM Briceño says Guatemala will Respect ICJ Ruling

Prime Minister John Briceño says that he hopes to strengthen diplomatic ties with Guatemala under an Arevalo Administration. One of the key topics that PM Briceño hopes to further discuss [...]

COP28 Closes with Promises of a Better Belize

The 2023 United Nations Climate conference has come to an end after two weeks of negotiations, with several pledges in favor of Belize having been secured, in Dubai. The conference, [...]

U.D.P. Stands with Guyana in Territorial Dispute with Venezuela

The United Democratic Party has come out in full support of the preservation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Guyana.  The U.D.P. stands with CARICOM, the Commonwealth of Nations, [...]

Monique Vernon Represents Fragments of Hope at COP28

Another young Belizean who is participating in COP28 in Dubai is Monique Vernon. On Saturday, Vernon will participate in a panel discussion where she will share the successes and challenges [...]