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Guatemalan President Extends Invitation to Meet PM Barrow

Shortly after he was sworn as president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei announced his intention to meet with Prime Minister Dean Barrow to forge a more cordial relationship between with the [...]

Sedi Chooses Education in Discussion with Mike Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo met with high level government officials and prime ministers from across the Caribbean earlier this week in Kingston, Jamaica.  Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago [...]

An Official Exhibit List in the Case of Lev Dermen; John Saldivar is Named

There is new information tonight in the case of Lev Dermen, an Armenian national with U.S. and Belize citizenship that is causing tremors inside the U.D.P. as it heads to [...]

CariCRIS Assigns Belize Bank “Investment Grade” Rating

The Belize Bank Limited, the country’s oldest banking institution, has been assigned an investment grade rating by the Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services.  CariCRIS is the Caribbean’s leading credit [...]

What Does Investment Rating Mean for Belize Bank?

The assigned rating augurs well for other local companies wishing to improve their profiles on the regional and international markets.  It is in line with some of the more prominent [...]

Jamaica PM Says He is Not Engaging in a Policy to Divide CARICOM

Belize’s Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington is among a group of ministers from seven other countries meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is in Kingston, Jamaica. The [...]

Caribbean Leaders Meet in Kingston, Jamaica

In a matter that has regional importance, the prime ministers of Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago are not participating in a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. [...]

Migrant Caravan from Honduras Makes Way into Mexico

A group of about one thousand migrants from Honduras and elsewhere from Central America have made their way into Mexico after travelling for several days through neighbouring Guatemala. The migrants [...]

No Migrants Entered Belize

On Friday, the caravan was spotted by the Cadena’s operating base near Belize’s border with Guatemala. The splinter group comprised of about fifteen to twenty persons who authorities feared would [...]

Belize’s Concerns About Migrant Caravan

The National Security Council comprised officials from the ministries of National Security, Human Development and Immigration. While some of the migrants are in search of a better life, others are [...]

Guatemalan Prez Wants to Meet with G.O.B.

As you know, a new government took over in Guatemala this week. The president is conservative Alejandro Giammattei, and while not much was heard from him in respect of the [...]

Migrant Caravan Spotted from Cadenas Outpost

There is a developing story tonight on a caravan of Central American migrants heading north in search of a better life. Thousands of men, women and children left Honduras a [...]

Belize’s Sugar to Enter CARICOM Market?

For some time there have been continuous efforts to get Belizean produced sugar in CARICOM and now finally there has been a breakthrough. Agriculture Minister Godwin Hulse, on Wednesday, said [...]

G.O.B. to Finalize Sugar Exportation to Taiwan

There is also a strong possibility that locally produced sugar will be sold in the Taiwan market. Minister Hulse says there have been ongoing discussions for B.S.I. to export sugar [...]

Who is Lev Aslan Dermen? Which U.D.P. Minister Did He Bribe?

A storm is brewing in the ruling United Democratic Party ahead of its national convention in February. This on the heels of the release of U.S. court documents of a [...]

Alejandro Giammattei is the New President of Guatemala

At this time, the inauguration of the new Guatemalan president, Alejandro Giammattei, has been delayed for hours.  The event is to take place at the National Theatre in Guatemala City, [...]

Guatemalan Nominates Judge for I.C.J. Territorial Dispute Case with Belize

Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington confirmed to the media today that Guatemala has nominated a judge who will sit on the bench to hear submissions on the territorial, insular and [...]

Guatemalans Remain on Belizean Land

Two Guatemalan families remain settled on Belizean territory along the western border. They are residing in an area known as Barrio el Juda and the property belongs to businessman Jorge [...]

Classical Music inside the Bliss

Eleven performers will host an-hour-and-half show inside the Bliss tonight and another show inside the Mexican Institute on Friday night. The shows, which are being put on by Belize Virtuosi [...]

Belize Supports Resolution to Reject Violence in Bolivia

At the Organization of American States, Belize joined seventeen other countries in voting for a resolution rејесtіng vіоlеnсе in Воlіvіа and саllіng for full rеѕресt of the rights of the [...]

UK’s Brexit – what does it mean for Belize trade?

The U.K.’s exit from the European Union is nearing – and with recent elections in the country, the result has empowered Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson to effect the “Brexit” [...]

BCCI writes to CEO in requesting documents for the contract of the Coastal Road

Since the signing of a huge contract of one hundred and thirty-three point two million dollars for the Coastal Road between Government and Imer Hernandez, serious concerns have been raised. [...]

One Vehicle, Two Different License Plates in Two Countries: Perfectly Legal

On Thursday Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and his senior commander visited Benque Viejo del Carmen, San Jose Succotz and Arenal Village to gain firsthand knowledge on Guatemalan bandits operating [...]

IDB conducts high level visit to Belize

There was a high level visit by representatives of the International Development Bank this week. Vice President Alexandre Meira da Rosa accompanied by Country Representative Cassandra, met with top government [...]

PACT Gets Approval for 2 Climate Programmes in Belize

Earlier today, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust, PACT, announced that a pair of programmes under its Climate Finance Portfolio has been approved through international climate finance mechanisms.  Support for these [...]