Belize - Belize News - - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » June, 2021 You are currently browsing entries posted in: June, 2021

Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Is there discord within the Maya community and the various organizations that represent them?  Earlier today, SATIIM issued a statement celebrating the Supreme Court’s recent confirmation of Maya customary land [...]

Are Maya Communities Yielding to G.O.B.’s Divide and Conquer Strategy?

Once the communities have given consent, they can still withdraw it any point.  Additionally, an FPIC Protocol allows both parties to negotiate the conditions under which an undertaking will be [...]

Traditional Alcaldes Represent Maya Communities

In putting forward its position, the judicial system, at the Supreme Court and C.C.J. levels, has very precise about who the representatives of the Maya communities are.  It is a [...]

Faber on Recall Petition: “Another Obstacle to Rebuilding Our Beloved Party”

It has been twenty-four hours since members of the United Democratic Party submitted a petition to recall their party leader Patrick Faber. As we reported on Thursday, a group within [...]

Employee of Youth Department Positive for COVID-19

An employee of the Youth Department has tested positive for COVID-19. This has pushed the DYS to test a number of employees who came in contact with the individual. According [...]

DYS Staff in Quarantine

As a result of this infected staff member, the DYS has taken the precaution of closing the office for a week and to get staff members who came in contact [...]

RF&G’s Helps Community with Vaccination Drive

Several businesses have been conducting their own COVID-19 vaccination drives. Today at the Gordon House compound on Coney Drive in Belize City, RF&G Insurance collaborated with its partners to hold [...]

DNA Taken to Try and Identify Remains Found at Larks Caye

Police have taken a DNA sample for the body of John Doe found at Larks Caye, off the coast of Placencia. A postmortem result conducted on June fifteenth found the [...]

Driver in Trial Farm Fatal Accident Charged

In an update to a story from last weekend, the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says he respects the decision of the Director of Public Prosecution to charge Luigi Chable [...]

Drug Plane Landing Unconfirmed

On Thursday, the media got a chance to ask the Commissioner of Police about reports of a drug plane landing in the area of Graham Creek and Crique Sarco on [...]

ComPol on Communications Director Fitzroy Yearwood

The return of Assistant Superintendent Fitzroy Yearwood as the Communications Director for the police department, more specifically the Commissioner of Police, had many wondering why the ComPol who is usually [...]

Conch Season Closed: Eat Something Else in Your Ceviche for Now

The Queen Conch season officially closes today. This means all you conch ceviche lovers will not be able to find that dish or any conch dishes at your favorite restaurant, [...]

Minister of Blue Economy Meets with Guatemalan Ambassador

Belize’s bilateral relations with Guatemala continue with the Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, Andre Perez meeting with the Ambassador of Guatemala to Belize, Erwin Rudy Archila Falla, and [...]

Cabinet Approves Promotions for Nurses and Standardized Fees at Hospitals

Three days after Cabinet met in regular session on June fifteenth, the briefing has been released by the Press Office. Among the highlights was a report from the Prime Minister’s [...]

International Feature Film is Being Shot in Belize

The filming of a film with a Belizean and American cast is taking place in San Pedro. The director is Dale Stelly, a Belizean American from Los Angeles, who is [...]

Equipment Donation for Elijio Panti Park

The Belize Forest Department, through the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Disaster Risk Management, handed over thousands of dollars in equipment, transportation and uniforms to the co-manager of [...]