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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen to Arrive in Belize on Sunday

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen arrives in Belize on Sunday evening at four o’clock.  The visit of the head of government to the Jewel, her second call on Belize since taking [...]

President of Taiwan Visits on Sunday Symbolizes Our Close Ties

Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen is scheduled to arrive in Belize on Sunday. This will be her second visit to Belize since she was first elected in 2016. This visit signals [...]

Belizean Woman Living Abroad Wins Prestigious Award

A Belizean woman living and working in San Diego, California has won a prestigious award. Belizean-born, Bernadette Griggs left Belize way back in 1980 and settled in the United States. [...]

Garifuna Collective Wraps Up Successful Tour of Australia and New Zealand

Today, the Garifuna Collective returned from a successful tour of Australia and New Zealand. The group of seven musicians performed at venues in Melbourne, Sydney and at the prestigious WOMAD [...]

Will Belize Export Poultry to Jamaica?

A team from Jamaica is presently in Belize on a fact-finding mission to determine whether poultry produced locally can be exported to the island nation on a commercial scale.  The [...]

Belize Jaguars Face Off Against Guatemala in Belmopan

Meet the Belize Jaguars, the national ‘A’ team of the Football Federation of Belize. They are participating in the CONCACAF Nation’s League Tournament that takes place annually. On Friday night, [...]

Taiwanese President to Visit Belize in April

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen is returning to Belize for a second time during her two terms in office.  The Government of Belize announced this morning that the President of the [...]

Lucky Belizean in Diaspora Wins Land Raffle in Belize

The Diaspora Relations Unit (D.R.U.) within the Ministry of Tourism & Diaspora Relations ran a one-year campaign where members of the Diaspora got a chance to register into the Diaspora [...]

Honduran Vice Minister of National Security Visits Belize

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams met with the Vice Minister of Security of Honduras at his office in Belmopan on Thursday to discuss various matters, including bilateral working cooperation, human [...]

Delay in Acquiring Belizean Nationality Certificate for Daughter Leaves Belizean Family Stuck in Taiwan

A Belizean couple living in Taiwan is tonight making a public plea for assistance after trying for almost two years to acquire their two-year-old daughter’s Belizean nationality certificate from the [...]

Celebrate Women’s Day with Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

And on Saturday, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at is hosting a Women’s Day activity here in Belize City where a variety of services will be provided free of cost to women [...]

The Challenge With “Building Back Better” In the Caribbean

During the negotiation period of the Sendai Framework the “Build Back Better” concept was introduced as a post-disaster response towards creating more resilient nations and societies. It is considered to [...]

Preparation in Full Swing for the U-19 National Volleyball Men Team

The NORCECA U-nineteen male Continental Volleyball Championship takes place in just about a week and a half, from March thirteenth to the eighteenth, in Guatemala. The twelve athletes have been [...]

Mid-term Review on Sendai Framework Highlights Communication Challenges

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 is the single-most important global agreement for the preservation of life and investments in the event of a disaster. But, this is [...]

Early Warning System Shows Great Success in the Caribbean

Multi-hazard early warning systems are playing an integral role in the preservation of lives across the globe, in the event of an impending hazard. For example, when a tropical cyclone [...]

CDEMA’s Executive Director “The Investment Has to Be at A Transformative Level”

And while multi-hazard early warnings systems have yielded a great deal of success within the Caribbean, Executive Director Elizabeth Riley, of Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency,  says that to truly [...]

Information is Power in Disaster Risk Reduction

Science and technology are connecting communities across the world with game-changing approaches to disaster risk reduction. The first pillar of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction states that disaster [...]

Setting the Stage for 8th Disaster Risk Reduction Platform in Latin America and the Caribbean

Annually, millions of people across the world are at risk of losing their lives and livelihoods, as a result of natural hazards, including hurricanes, floods, droughts, and earthquakes. According to [...]

Forty-Fourth CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting Closes

The Forty-fourth Caricom Heads of Government Meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, came to a close today with a press conference. Over the last three days, leaders from the community have been [...]

Ministerial Task Force on Food Production and Security Updates Heads of Government

Discussions at the Forty-Fourth CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting also surrounded the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Haiti. CARICOM Heads today issued a statement signaling a renewed commitment by the community [...]

Annual Gian Ghandi Memorial Lecture Looks at Key Topics of National Interest

The Annual Gian Ghandi Memorial Lecture was held today, with several key speakers presenting on topics of national importance. The first presenter was a lecturer at the University of Belize, [...]

The Role of I.O.M. in Belize

At the core of migration issues is the International Office of Migration, which has offices across the globe. In Belize, the I.O.M. office is headed by Diana Locke. She shared [...]

President of Belize Basketball Federation Breaks Silence Kirk “Shabba” Smith Jr. Controversy

Jacob Leslie, the President of the Belize Basketball Federation and Co-Owner of the Belize City Defenders, has been in the middle of the controversy in the Belize Elite Basketball League [...]

Miss Universe Belize Withdraws from Miss Universe Franchise

Earlier today, Romeo Escobar, the President of the Miss Universe Belize Organization, announced the withdrawal of the Miss Universe franchise. The decision comes on the heels of changes being made [...]

CARICOM Leaders meets with the Prime Minister of Canada

This morning at the Forty-fourth Caricom Heads of Government Meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, the leaders of member states met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Canadian leader was one of [...]