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United States Government Designates Former Minister John Saldivar

Former Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar has been banned for the foreseeable future from entering the United States.  This afternoon, the U.S. Department of State issued a release informing that [...]

Saldivar says, US Department of States’ Declaration, “Baseless and Malicious”

John Saldivar responded to the U.S. Department of State’s declaration late this evening. In a social media statement, Saldivar said that the declaration is “left field, baseless, and malicious”.  According [...]

Opposition Says it Will Gather All the Facts Presented By U.S State Department in Designation

Late this evening Opposition Leader Moses Shyne Barrow responded to the designation placed on John Saldivar. Barrow says, quote The Opposition denounces corruption by Government Officials in any form. We [...]

Deadly Overnight Shooting at Crooked Tree Junction  

A father of two is dead following a shooting incident on Monday night near the entrance to Crooked Tree Village.  By all accounts, Reece Riverol was quiet and troubled no [...]

Family Blasts Police over Raid At Residence Following Murder  

A family in Crooked Tree Village has turned to the media to say that they do not appreciate the manner in which the police department is handling the investigation when [...]

A Police Officer is Knocked Down and Killed Near Blackman Eddy  

The Belize Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own tonight, following a fatal R.T.A. on Monday in the Cayo District that claimed the life of Corporal [...]

Santander Loses Four Million Dollars in Sugarcane Crop Due to Hurricane Lisa

Santander lost five percent of its sugarcane crop due to the strong winds and rain brought on by Hurricane Lisa.  The initial assessment seemed worst, with acres upon acres of [...]

Santander’s Sugar Quality Yet to Be Assessed Following Hurricane Lisa

We also asked Burke whether the company is concerned about the quality of the sugarcane in the field given its exposure to flood waters and strong winds. Here is what [...]

Belmopan City Came to Clean Up Belize City

Today, Belmopan Mayor Sheran Palacio and a team of fifty city council employees alighted a Floralia bus in Belize City and picked up shovels, rakes and garbage bags to clean [...]

Councilor Albert Vaughan: Belmopan’s Help Saved Us Money and Time

One of the parks that Mayor Palacio and her team from Belmopan cleaned was located in the Freetown area and while he is not responsible for parks and playgrounds, Belize [...]

Belize’s National Statement: “How Many Lives Must Be Sacrificed Before There is Urgent Climate Action?”

Today, government leaders took turns making national statements regarding climate change and their respective country’s positions on the crisis. The speeches were strong, especially those coming from countries like Belize [...]

Minister Habet Calls for Stronger Commitments & Action from G20 & Other Polluters

In his national statement, the minister speaks to Belize prioritizing its critical forest resource with effective policies, strategies and meaningful actions resulting in a national forest cover of over sixty [...]

Accessing Climate Finance for Adaptation & Mitigation

It’s the final week of COP27 and the power brokers are now finalizing the negotiations going forward. High level ministerial meetings have been taking place and countries have been taking [...]

Belize Looking for Top Price for Carbon Credits

Speaking about carbon credits, there are several interested parties who want to engage in Belize’s carbon market, even as the mechanism is being finalized.  And today, following sessions this morning, [...]

LOO Claims P.U.P. Corruption at COP27; Minister Habet Sets the Record Straight  

On Monday evening, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow issued a release calling for the removal of the climate change portfolio from Minister Orlando Habet.  Barrow claims that the Minister of Sustainable [...]

Cultural Food and Music from Southern Belize Punctuated the Weekend

November nineteenth will mark the two hundred and twentieth year since the first Garinagu arrived on our shores from Saint Vincent. And each year there is no shortage of celebration [...]

Kim Vasquez is Named Director of ICA

A new director has been named at the Institute of Creative Arts. Kim Vasquez has been operating as the Acting Director of ICA for the past two years. She has [...]

NICH to Place Strong Focus on Youth Development  

With a background in youth development, Vasquez says investment in young and upcoming artists will be made a priority under her leadership. She told us what that will look like. [...]

Direct Flight From Belize to Honduras Via Tropic Air

There are over fifty thousand people in Belize with ties to Honduras, according to Anthony Mahler, the Minister of Tourism. So, Honduras is a natural market for the airline industry. [...]