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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 [...]

Belize Celebrates Three Years of UNCAC

Belize celebrates its third year having signed on to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC.  Since 2016, when government was brought to its knees during an eleven-day strike effected [...]

Caribbean S.B.D.C.s Network is Launched

Belize, along with other CARICOM member states, has signed a memorandum, launching the Caribbean Small Business Development network.  Penning the memo on behalf of the government was Minister of State [...]

The Value of Gender Based Violence Awareness

The Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis Barrow was also present at today’s event. Barrow spoke about the value of gender based violence awareness and the impact the [...]

Taiwan Commits Monies to Support Belize’s External Representation

On Monday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a release to say that the Republic of China (Taiwan) has given Belize support to facilitate international representation.  According to the release, [...]

DPM Represents Belize at SICA’s VPs Meeting

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber represented Belize at a meeting of the Vice Presidents of the Central American Integration System. The meeting, which was held in El Salvador on Monday, [...]

Belizean Citizen Detained in China for Funding Key Members of Hostile Forces

A businessman who possesses Belizean citizenship is currently detained in China for allegedly colluding with people in the United States to meddle in the affairs of Hong Kong. This is [...]

Belize’s Sugar Exportation to CARICOM Members States a Reality

Belize has finally been successful in getting its sugar into CARICOM for export. Trade Ministers of the Council for Trade and Economic Development in November agreed that Belize, and other [...]

Belize’s National Investment Policy and Strategy Launched

After three years on the drawing board, Government is rolling out a national investment policy and strategy. The NIPS starts at the doorsteps of BELTRAIDE where investment proposals will be [...]

‘Engaging Men and Boys to Help Combat Gender Based Violence’

A forum encouraging men and boys to end violence against women was held today as events take place within the launch of Sixteen Days of Activism.  Participants were encouraged to [...]

Learning from the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Founded in 1968, the booming Jamaican Stock Exchange has been named the world’s best-performing stock market, twice.  According to online articles, Jamaica’s success in its stock exchange is greatly due [...]

Belize is NOT a ‘Safe Third Country’

The government asserts tonight that it has no agreement with the United States as a safe third country. The statement from the government was prompted by an international news article [...]

The Tourism Trends in Belize

In early November, the Belize Tourism Board released its mid-year insight into tourism performance for the Jewel. And while there are some ups and downs, the industry continues to boom. [...]

P.U.P. on Sarteneja Link Road

Work for a twenty-seven-mile stretch of road linking Corozal Town to Sarteneja started last week following the inauguration of the fifty-million-U.S.-dollar project. The major infrastructure project is being funded by [...]

B.P.D. Receives Transportation Donation from Taiwanese Government

Today, Taiwanese Ambassador Remus Li-Kuo Chen gifted the Belize Police Department a brand new coaster.  A short ceremony was held for a symbolic handing over, as the coaster bus will [...]

Miss Universe Belize Destinee Arnold on KTLA 5 News

The Miss Universe pageant will be aired live on December eighth from the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. As that day inches closer, Belize’s delegate [...]

Opposition Leader on Barrio el Juda Settlement

More than thirty Guatemalan families remain not only on the western border but on Belizean territory. These families claim they settled there since the year 2000 illegally squatting on a [...]

John Briceño Calls on John Saldivar to Resign

In early 2004, the then P.U.P. administration relocated some thirty families from the area after it was established that they had erected permanent structures in this side of the border. [...]

Guatemala considering the resettlement of migrants in the Peten Department

The Washington Post is reporting that the government of Guatemala is considering the resettlement of migrants in the Peten Department which is not too far from the western border of [...]

Boosting Trade Between Belize and Barbados

The economies of Belize and Barbados are dependent on tourism, but there are other opportunities that can open up for further trade between both countries. This is why a mission [...]

Establishing Greater Market Access for Belizean Produced Sugar in CARICOM

As it relates to CARICOM, some of Belize’s agricultural products have made their way into the regional market. But even as discussions are ongoing to introduce Belize Sugar Industries’ plantation [...]

Will Belizean Sugar Be Exported to Taiwan?

While CARICOM is natural trading partner, Minister Panton says that Belize is looking at other opportunities outside of the CARICOM region to export the Belizean produced sugar. A delegation is [...]

An Orange Walk Resident is Brutally Stabbed in Carillo Puerto, Quintano Roo

Tonight a Belizean, forty-year-old Carlos Cirilo Chayash is recovering in a hospital in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico after being stabbed on Sunday morning. Mexican [...]

Trove of Evidence against Reynaldo Verde Filed

Reynaldo Verde remains locked up in the U.S., facing charges of extortion and attempted extortion. The former Deputy Director of General Tax Services pled not guilty to those charges. Verde [...]

CAJO Conference a Success

The sixth Biennial Conference of CAJO came to a successful conclusion on Saturday in Belize City. About one hundred and fifty members of the judiciary from the wider Caribbean took [...]