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Kareem Speaks Up on China Visit

And speaking for himself, Kareem Musa once again reiterated the purpose of the trip, despite the optics or the impression it has given to the masses of Belizeans.  Here’s how [...]

A tough day for Team Belize in the C.A Beach Volleyball Championship!

For the fourth time Belize is hosting the Central American Beach Volleyball Championship. The nineteenth staging of the regional competition kicked off this morning and continues through to Sunday. All [...]

Mid-Year Tourism Stats Show Increase in Overnight and Cruise Ship Arrivals

The most recent figures in tourist arrivals show that more persons are choosing Belize as their holiday destination; be it as a family, a group of friends and even honeymooners. [...]

Channel Five Cleans Up at 2019 CBU Awards

The Fiftieth Annual General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union concluded on Andres Island, Colombia today.  An enduring highlight of the yearly gathering of radio and television broadcasters is the [...]

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei Wins Guatemala’s Presidential Elections

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has been elected as Guatemala’s new president in a run-off on Sunday. He defeated former first lady and social democrat, Sandra Torres. Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Council confirmed [...]

Earth Journalism Network Trains Belizean Reporters

A day before the trip, Belizean reporters gathered in Belize City where they participated in a lively discussion with professionals. The discussion focused primarily on environmental issues including climate change, [...]

GAF Crosses Over Into Belizean Waters at Sarstoon

Over the weekend, a trip to the Sarstoon by SATIIM was completed without interruption from the Guatemalan Armed Forces.  But it was not the case this morning when a small [...]

Belizean Artists, Musicians and Writers are Off to Trinidad for CARIFESTA

Past CARIFESTAs were effective in sharing aspects of intangible Caribbean cultural heritage such as food, music, dance and theater.  This year, the idea is to add more value by creating [...]

Kareem’s Trip to China Ends in Controversy

Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa returned from China on Sunday, following an unofficial visit to the East Asian country last week.  Accompanied by a contingent of three persons, including [...]

What Does Going to China Mean for PUP and Taiwan?

According to Musa, the Chairman of the Belize Chinese Association may have been pressured into distancing himself from his role in facilitating the visit since the matter has become political.  [...]

What Should North Park Street Make of Kareem’s Visit to China?

Is Mainland China attempting to curry favour with Belize by inviting members of parliament to visit that country?  It’s a perception, Musa says, that can be drawn from the invitations. [...]

A Visit to China by Parliamentarian Kareem Musa Sparks Controversy

Last week, Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa travelled to Shanghai, China.  Musa was along with Belize City Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold and Councilor Michael Noralez.  Now, Belize does not [...]

Sanctuary Belize’s Assets Frozen by U.S. Federal Court

Sanctuary Belize is back in the news tonight. The actions by the Federal Trade Commission against the defendants in the massive Sanctuary Belize real estate scam continue, as well as [...]

Enforcement of Sugar Tax – is it CARICOM’s Answer to its Sugar Problems?

Last month the Stabroek News of Guyana published an article outlining the challenges in the sugar sector for CARICOM states. The article headline reads that the, “extensive tax evasion sinking [...]

Sedi Says Friction With Guatemala at Sarstoon is Grave Infraction of Rights

With the constant disruption of what ought to be the free flow of civilian traffic upriver, notwithstanding the area being under dispute, doesn’t it require the intervention of the I.C.J. [...]

National Security Minister Comments on Latest Sarstoon Showdown

National Security Minister John Saldivar says he was surprised when he was informed that Guatemalan Armed Forces continued to attempt to prevent Belizeans from traveling on the Sarstoon River.  That [...]

Belize’s CARICOM Youth Ambassador Returns from Regional Youth Parliament Debate

CARICOM Youth Ambassador Kris Miller participated in the fifteenth regional youth parliament debate in Port of Spain, Trinidad last week. Miller and other youth ambassadors from across the region debated [...]

“The Dark Side of the Caribbean”

A detailed news article published by “El Pais” looks at the dark side of the Caribbean. Belize is featured in two aspects: Blue Creek, the powerful economic engine of the [...]

Belize & El Salvador Police Officers Receive GREAT Training

A group of police officers from Belize and El Salvador are participating in an eight-day training in the community policing initiative, known as the GREAT Programme. The Gang Resistance Education [...]

NTUCB speaks on the impact of the Sanctuary Bay scam

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize discussed a number of pressing issues this week, from crime to the recent Sanctuary Bay scam. According to President Marvin Mora, the N.T.U.C.B. [...]

Denise E. Antonio Is New UNDP Representative to Belize

Denise Antonio, an American citizen, and native of Liberia has been appointed to serve as Resident Representative for Belize. Antonio is committed to supporting the government in areas such as [...]

Meet Miss Scuba Belize 2019, Johnisha Ariola from Hopkins

A twenty-one year old advanced diver is heading to Malaysia to compete in the Miss Scuba International Pageant. She is Johnisha Ariola, a stunning beauty from Hopkins, Stann Creek District.  [...]

E.U. Signs Financing Agreement with G.O.B. for Energy Sector

This morning at the office of the Prime Minister in Belize City, a significant financing agreement of thirty-one point nine-six million dollars for the energy sector was signed by the [...]

Meet the Belize Delegation Heading to the Pan American Games

The eighteenth Pan American Games takes place in Lima, Peru from July twenty-sixth to August eleventh. A select few have been chosen by the Belize Olympic Committee to represent the [...]

Former Investment CEO Told Sanctuary Bay Investors that GOB ‘Stands Committed to Help Develop this Project”

Tonight, we pick up the Sanctuary Bay story and show you images of what has been billed as a multi-million dollar development in southern Belize, which ended up as the [...]