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EU to Invest 27 Million Euros in Health and Energy in Belize

On Thursday, we reported on the closing of the European Union’s two million Euros funded project in the banana belt. It is one of the many projects that the EU [...]

Tourist Injured in Belize Flown Out for Life Saving Surgery

Belize is getting a bad reputation on the international stage for not having adequate medical equipment to save a tourist’s life. A little over a week ago, U.S. tourist nineteen-year-old [...]

Belize Observes International Day of Families

Belize joined the rest of the world today to observe International Day of Families. The day is used to shine light on the importance of families and their role in [...]

The Taiwan Belize It—Friendship Run 2019

The Embassy of Republic of China is partnering with the Department of Youth Services and the National Sports Council to host a two-K and five-K Track Race to commemorate thirty [...]

Knowing How to Deal with an Oil Spill

Representatives from sixteen Caribbean countries met today in Belize City as part of a four-day training working on oil spill. The training which was organized by the Regional Marine Pollution [...]

PM Barrow Open to Input from P.U.P. on I.C.J. Case

As you heard, the P.M. is proposing to go back to a two-party approach between government and the opposition, following the May tenth I.C.J. referendum.  But how much input will [...]

US SouthCom Commander Visits Belize

Admiral Craig Faller, Commander of the United States Southern Command, met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Minister of National Security John Saldivar earlier today at the Laing Building.  Admiral [...]

Leadercast 2019 Hosted in Belize

The conference on leadership has been bringing people together from all over the globe. Leadercast 2019 is being held annually in Atlanta, U.S.A., but it is screened in every corner [...]

Guatemalan President Celebrates Belize’s Referendum Decision

This afternoon, the Guatemalan Government issued a recorded statement by President Jimmy Morales alongside his Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel. Morales celebrated Belize’s decision to take the territorial dispute to the [...]

A Message from the PM on Referendum Eve

On the eve of the I.C.J. Referendum, Belizeans across the country, as well as families and friends who have been sidelined in the Diaspora, are on the edge of their [...]

PM Barrow Comments on Gian Gandhi’s Letter on the ICJ

During an impromptu press conference on Monday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow spoke of a number of issues relating to the I.C.J. A question post to the PM involved an opinion [...]

Will it be a No or a Yes on Referendum Day?

And finally from the Prime Minister, the press asked Barrow whether the U.D.P. will be focusing their resources on constituencies with a larger number of voters. According to Barrow, each [...]

Parliamentarians Meet with CPA’s Secretary General

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Akbar Khan is in Belize. Khan arrived a few days ago and he has paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Dean Barrow and [...]

PM Barrow Confirms U.D.P. Senator’s Questioning by U.S. Authorities

U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar was questioned by U.S. authorities last week. Senator Salazar was part of a delegation which included Senate President Lee Mark Chang when he was pulled aside [...]

Barrow says International Law Trumps Domestic Law

The Prime Minister also spoke of the P.U.P.’s challenge of the 2008 Special Agreement. While the Chief Justice has ruled that the Special Agreement is not a serious issue to [...]

CARAIFA Holds its Annual General Meeting in Belize

The Caribbean Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is an umbrella organization whose members are engaged in the sale of life insurance and financial services. CARAIFA rotates its annual general [...]

CARAIFA: Providing Support through Information Sharing on Best Practices

Following the AGM, there will be a series of workshops taking place as part of its five-year development plan to ensure continuity in the organization. Foundation and community service also [...]

Applications Available for Miss Scuba Belize 2019

Back in November of 2018, Belizean beauty Monique Lamb represented the Jewel for the first time in the Miss Scuba International Pageant held in Malaysia. The unique pageant seeks to [...]

U.D.P. Senator is Detained in the U.S. for Questioning by the F.T.C.

There is word tonight that U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar is in trouble with U.S. authorities. Last week, Salazar was part of a delegation to Taiwan which included the President of [...]

Belizean Flag is Removed by Guats from Sarstoon Island

The Sarstoon remains a hotspot in southern Belize because the Guatemalan Armed Forces has consistently behaved as if the entire island is under their control.  Now, today is the anniversary [...]

G.O.B. Withdraws Application to Lift I.C.J. Injunction

Three cases relating to the referendum have been unsuccessful for the government, but tonight, the referendum proceeds. The legalities started on April first when the Chief Justice ordered an interim [...]

Special Agreement Issue is ‘Very Much Alive’

Both parties are expected back before the Chief Justice until the end of June on the substantive matter which is on the legality of the Compromis. As you know, the [...]

Cordel Hyde Tells G.O.B. to Take a Chill Pill

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has made it quite clear that the I.C.J. referendum will be held on May eighth. Now, on April twenty-sixth, the Elections and Boundaries Department notified the [...]

Minister Elrington Speaks on Latest Sarstoon Incident

On Friday, the Ministry of National Security rejected claims made by Wil Maheia of the Belize Territorial Volunteers that three Guatemalan gunboats blocked citizens of Belize from entering the Sarstoon [...]

A Belizean is One of Four Men Murdered in Mexico

Twenty-seven-year-old Hakeem Arzu, a Belizean who relocated to Mexico with his wife, was one of four men who were tortured and killed in Playa del Carmen over the weekend.  Arzu, [...]