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Alexis Rosado’s Public Officer Status, Critical Role on I.C.J. Team

Former Ambassador to the European Union Alexis Rosado is in London along with a team of experts on international law making the final touches on the counter memorial, as he [...]

Belize’s Counter Memorial Finalized, Soon to be Submitted

As you just heard, Guatemala is claiming two-thirds of Belize’s territory. And while the work of Belize’s I.C.J. team continues, Belize’s counter-memorial in the Belize/Guatemala I.C.J. case has been finalized [...]

Not Everyone Will Satisfy Conditions of Amnesty Program

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Eamon Courtenay also spoke about the amnesty program, which is tentatively set to begin in July. It is estimated that over forty [...]

US$25M for Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture

Last Friday’s house meeting saw the introduction of a loan motion for Belize to borrow twenty-five million U.S. dollars from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. This is to [...]

New Loan Motion: More Questions Than Answers

The motion, however, brought forward more questions than answers and Opposition Senator Michael Peyrefitte took the liberty to point out the ambiguities in the presentation.   Senator Michael Peyrefitte, Opposition [...]

Climate Resilient Agriculture Should Include Food Security

Business Senator Kevin Herrera, in discussing the proposal, spoke on the need for government to carefully consider the interests of farmers and others in rural communities across the country.  He [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy Holds Public Meeting with Sarteneja Fishermen

The discussion continued today in Sarteneja over a fisheries regulation that was passed into law in March of this year for a four point five ounce lobster tail weight as [...]

Blue Economy Responds to Sargassum Invasion

We also asked Minister Perez about his ministry’s response to the sargassum issue plaguing Belize’s coast. According to Minister Perez, a team consisting of members from the Ministry of Blue [...]

Tourism Police Unit and B.T.B. Partners in Training

Members of the Tourism Police Unit have been training with a self-defense tactic instructor for the past two weeks. These officers operate within major tourist destinations across Belize. They must [...]

Belize Network of NGO’s Concerned over Beach Erosion

The Belize Network of N.G.O.’s says it is concerned about the effects that our fossil fuel-driven planet has had on the climate crisis, particularly as it has been demonstrated along [...]

B.N.N. Concerned Over Community’s Response to Beach Erosion

Dr. Kay says the B.N.N. empathizes with the residents of Placencia, Seine Bight and Monkey River who channeled their efforts and resources to take physical action to the crisis. But, [...]

Bureau of Standards to Develop Standards for Nine Market Products

Last evening, we shared the Bureau of Standards’ new goals as it celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. Aside from focusing on offering its laboratory services to companies in the private sector [...]

Standards on Goods Are Based on High Demands

Orellano explained that the standardization of goods and services are based on recognized international best practices and the importance to do things consistently in accordance with technical requirements.   Lloyd [...]

How Accurate is the Measuring Instrument Used to Serve You

A big part of what the Bureau of Standards does is to calibrate a lot of the instruments that are used to determine a certain gauge or measurement in the [...]

N.G.O.s Call for Collective Response against Domestic and Sexual Violence

Non-government organizations have called for a collective response against domestic and sexual violence. The move follows recent reports of domestic assault primarily upon women. To this end, the Belize Network [...]

B.N.N. Will Call for Legislative Changes to Aggressively Tackle Domestic Violence

Saunders informed that the N.G.O.s will actively seek amendments to current legislation on domestic violence that will more effectively tackle the problem and address it from a holistic point of [...]

B.H.S. Hosts Fourth Robotics Competition

Belize High School held its fourth robotics competition at its compound in Belize City. This year’s competition saw the participation of seven teams that were tasked with various degrees of [...]

Trade Winds 2022 Comes to a Close

Trade Winds 2022 officially came to a close today. A ceremony was held at Price Barracks in Ladyville to mark the culmination of the two-week exercise. Officers from twenty-two countries [...]

M.O.H.W. Speaks on COVID Clusters in Schools

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is making certain safety recommendations to schools in light of the increase in COVID-19 cases. The ministry is not recommending that schools close for [...]

Double Head Cabbage Village Chairman’s Warehouse Set on Fire

On Monday, we featured the newly elected chairman of Double Head Cabbage Village, Roman McCulloch, after an independent slate led by him won the village council election. Well, tonight he [...]

Chell Sisters, Attorneys-at-law, From Orange Walk

A promising young attorney from Orange Walk Town was called to the bar this morning. The brief ceremony was held virtually due to COVID-19 protocols.  Nonetheless, Dovini Chell’s entire family [...]

Industrial Zone

This week, Sabreena looks at a positive alternative to crime and violence amid the scourge that has gripped the Old Capital. She visited a group of young men and women [...]