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Belize and Guatemala Asked the O.A.S. to Observe the BTV Expedition

The Belize Territorial Volunteers are in full gear for this weekend’s Sarstoon Island trek and have received the blessings of Bishop Dorrick Wright.  One person whose blessings they don’t have [...]

BTV Asked for Coastguard Presence

The Belize Territorial Volunteers have formally requested the presence of the Belize National Coast Guard on their mission to Sarstoon Island this weekend.  The call is for personnel from the [...]

Coastguard Cannot Entertain BTVs Request

Sunday’s expedition to Sarstoon Island will see a rather large civilian contingent representing various organizations, including the Northern Territorial Volunteers and COLA.  The maritime leg of the journey, from Barranco [...]

BTVs Expedition Blessed By Bishop Wright

Notwithstanding stern warnings from government and its military branches, the BTV will be heading to Sarstoon Island on Sunday morning. But before doing so, Northern Territorial Volunteer Orlando de la [...]

Bishop Wright Weighs-In On Belize/Guatemala Dispute

The usually reserved Roman Catholic Bishop also chose to speak on the Guatemalan claim on Belize which is obviously close to his heart. He told media personnel that as far [...]

BTV Welcomes Senator Shoman on Expedition

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and current P.U.P. Senator Lisa Shoman announced on Thursday that she would be on the expedition to Sarstoon Island. That resulted in an immediate government [...]

Fatal Traffic Accident Claims 2 Lives

There was a double fatality this evening at around five-thirty p.m. near miles seven and a half on the Phillip Goldson Highway. A total of five persons were injured in [...]

Coastguard Recruits Graduate

A cohort of naval officers attached to the Belize National Coast Guard graduated earlier today after completing an intensive curriculum geared towards promoting them to marines.  For the past several [...]

Belize Jaguars Training for Canada Match

Talking about the Belize Jaguars…it’s been a while since we’ve heard about the team and their preparations for the third qualifying round of the World Cup 2018 Games. Late July, [...]

Belize Jaguars Need Your Help

This past week, the Football Federation of Belize has been ensuring that the players and the delegation heading to Canada were able to get their visas and required documents to [...]

Inspiration Center Celebrates With Belize Jaguars

Today at the Inspiration Center in Belize City, children who access the services of the center were treated to a family fun day. Along with their parents, the staff and [...]

Cop on Interdiction Gets Bail

Twenty-eight-year-old Dean Perez, a police officer on interdiction, is out on bail after his attorney Leeroy Banner was successful in applying for a stay of execution of his prison sentence.  [...]

Sargassum in San Pedro: San Pedranos Respond

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has issued an official release on a seasonal visitor which has overstayed its welcome in the region. Sargassum seaweed originates in the Sargasso Sea and because [...]

Children on Pickstock Learn Puppeteering

A summer camp in the Pickstock Division taught over twenty students the art of puppeteering. The children spent a couple weeks learning how to make puppets and how to manipulate [...]

Expo for the Youths in Celebration of International Youth Day

International Youth Day was observed on Wednesday under the theme Youth Civic Engagement and today the Department of Youth Services led the charge with a youth expo at the ITVET. [...]

Soca Madness is Going Down, Carnival Style, on Saturday

One of the biggest events for the carnival season will be held this Saturday at the ITVET. It’s the seventh annual Soca Madness…the longest running dance competition associated with the [...]