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No ICJ! Guatemala wants out of referendum

Guatemala wants out of going to the referendum on October sixth, and out of possibly taking the Belize/Guatemala dispute to the International Court of Justice. That’s the word from Minister [...]

Bar Association will participate in education process

In Tuesday’s newscast, President of the Bar Eamon Courtenay strongly defended the work and worth of that Association. And to cement his position that there is much that the Bar [...]

COLA says it’s time to get out of Referendum talks

The absence of the Guatemalan Foreign Minister Fernando Carrera at a scheduled meeting at the Organization of American States (OAS) on Sunday sent strong signals of Guatemala’s attitude toward resolving [...]

Budget debate to begin

This Thursday, thirty one representatives in the House are expected to engage in a lively battle inside the National Assembly. The Opposition People’s United Party is expected to challenge the [...]

International football game must be on FIFA certified field

The Soca Warriors from Trinidad are now in the jewel for a friendly game with the national football team. That game was planned for this Saturday at the MCC ground [...]

Belize Infrastructure Limited rivals Ministry of Works

In the budget presentation in March, the Prime Minister announced the establishment of a company to carry out a package of infrastructural projects to the tune of sixty million dollars. [...]

Raising the bar, Attorney General seeks common ground

There is another issue that Minister Elrington discussed today. And though he’s just back in the country and says he hasn’t been briefed on the Bar’s response to the proposed [...]

President of Bar vs. Foreign Minister on General Legal Council

But while the Attorney-General and the Bar Association seem inclined to dialogue, one particular section of the proposed amendment which is sure to generate some heated discussion is the matter [...]

Human trafficking and alleged Salvadoran/Guatemalan grandmothers

  The details are just unravelling regarding the Salvadoran national who was traveling with several minors, hoping that they would reach the United States using fraudulent documents. On March tenth, [...]

Chinese nationals charged for GST offense

GST continues to crack down on persons who do not pay their taxes.  This morning, two business persons were arraigned in court for separate GST offenses following sting operations earlier [...]

UNDP campaign to stop the spread of AIDS

In the region Belize is among the countries with the highest cases of AIDS. To bring the numbers down, a mass media campaign was launched today targeting youths to make [...]

High schoolers compete in Sagicor Visionaries Challenge

Over at the Princess today, there was a gathering of future scientists. Students from various high schools across the country competed in the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge. There was a wide [...]

Making Tourism Benefit Communities Adjacent to Archaeological Sites

A four million dollar project which is partly funded by the European Union was launched this morning. The project is part of the ongoing work by the Belize Tourism Board [...]