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Cruise Lines Suspend Calls to Port Until May

There is no definitive period to say when the COVID-19 pandemic will be over, but most people agree that it will take months for economic activity to normalize. In the [...]

I.D.B. Discusses COVID-19 and the Caribbean

On Monday afternoon, the Inter-American Development Bank held a webinar to talk about COVID-19 and the implications on the Caribbean. During the live online show, Therese Turner Jones of the [...]

I.D.B. Invest Outlines Support for Private Sector

The private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank, the IDB Invest, was also a part of the webcast discussion. C.E.O. James Scriven spoke about how they are engaging their [...]

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 Health Specialists to Assist Belize in Fight Against COVID-19

The world class Cuban health system is contributing across the world in the fight against the novel coronavirus.  Belize and Antigua and Barbuda are the two most recent countries to [...]

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 [...]

Lev Dermen is Found Guilty of Money Laundering

Earlier today in a Utah court, a jury convicted Lev Aslan Dermen of conspiracy and money laundering. Dermen, as we have been reporting, was accused of defrauding the U.S. government [...]

Tourism Stakeholders Concerned About Wellbeing of Employees

The economic impact of suspension of cruise arrivals compounded by hotel cancellations, will undoubtedly affect revenue generation within the tourism industry.  Of equal concern to the Belize Hotels Association is [...]

Exploring the Economic Benefits of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem

A four-year project to spur greater benefits from the ocean was launched in collaboration with the Global Environment Facility and the Food and Agricultural Organization. The initiative is called the [...]

Weekend Sporting Activities with James Adderley

The President of the Senate, Darrell Bradley, was in Mexico City for the thirty-eighth Ordinary Meeting of Presiding Officers of National Parliaments of Central America and the Caribbean Basin, known [...]

A Management System to Monitor & Evaluate Impact of EPA

A results-based management system to monitor the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement between CARIFORUM and the E.U. is being put in place across the region to track the impacts [...]

International Trade Consultant on limitations

International Trade Consultant Errol Humphrey has been advising the CARIFORUM Directorate and its member states on the monitoring of the Economic Partnership Agreement, known as the EPA. Humphrey says that [...]

Alex Sanker Honors Kobe in Downtown LA

Well-known Belizean artist Alex Sanker is attracting media attention in the United States where he was featured earlier today on ABC 7’s Eyewitness News in downtown Los Angeles doing what [...]

Bitcoin Businessman on Trial in the U.S. owns property in Belize

Fraudsters have made Belize their haven. Even as the fallout from the Lev Dermen saga continues, new reports in the U.S. say a bitcoin businessman from Bath, Ohio, U.S.A. was [...]

Messages Between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston Revealed

We have heard about the text messages between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston; well tonight we will share them with you.  The string of texts were presented in the Utah [...]

More Revelations from Utah Case on John Saldivar

At news time tonight, the government and the new leader of the U.D.P., John Saldivar have remained mum about the incriminating revelations coming out from a court in Utah in [...]

Jacob Kingston Testifies that Lev Dermen Gave John Saldivar Stacks of Cash

We will have more from the convention and the resignation of Patrick Faber as Deputy Prime Minister of United Democratic Party coming up.  But we go to Hipolito Novelo who [...]

A Workshop to Strengthen Cybercrime Legislation in Belize

Cybercrime relates to offenses committed on the internet or on social media platforms on a number of issues. In the country at this time, are representatives of a Cybercrime Programme [...]

2012: Lev Dermen and the Belize Connection

In Salt Lake City this week, Jacob Kingston revealed that accused fraudster Lev Dermen became interested in Belize in 2012.  Living a high lifestyle, the accused fraudster would wine and [...]

Jacob Kingston Testifies on Lev Dermen’s Introduction to Belize

Jacob Kingston continued with his testimony in the Salt Lake court at today’s sitting. Kingston’s testimony is highly anticipated and is critical for the prosecution if it is to seal [...]

An International Capacity Building Training to Address Online Chid Exploitation

Representatives from various institutions including Human Services, the Police Department and members from the Judiciary, including judges and prosecutors have been engaged in a three-day workshop on the online exploitation [...]

There is Need for Cybercrime Legislation

ICMEC is based in Alexandria, Virginia in the U.S.A. According to data available, most of the abuse starts at home; twenty-five percent of the abuses are committed by someone in [...]