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Gitmo Detainee Majid Khan to Resettle in Belize, 20 Years Later

A forty-two-year-old Pakistani national arrived at the P.G.I.A. earlier today and was met by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.  That individual had spent half of his life thus far, locked [...]

U.S. Government to Foot Majid Khan’s Resettlement Expenses

According to Foreign Minister Courtenay, Khan is being given a second chance at starting his life over after years of abuse and torture while in detention.  Khan arrived in Belize [...]

Will Belizeans Accept Majid Khan Despite his Past?

The initial request was for Belize to consider as many as three detainees from Guantanamo Bay, but on the recommendation of the National Security Advisor, Cabinet only agreed on one [...]

Final Testimonies in Manslaughter Case in Shooting Death of Laddie Gillett

Today, the final witnesses in the manslaughter trial against former Corporal of Police Kareem Martinez appeared in the Supreme Court before Justice Antoinette Moore and the defence closed its case [...]

Judge Orders for Perjury Investigation into PC Claude Augustine

At the end of the cross-examination of recalled witness, Police Constable Claude Augustine, a visibly annoyed Justice Antoinette Moore instructed him to leave her court. But not before informing him [...]

Dickie Bradley Breaks Down Criminal Charge of Manslaughter

As has been reported, former Police Corporal Kareem Martinez has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett.  And as the trial winds down and a [...]

Immigration Minister Addresses Permanent Residence Scandal Involving Chinese Nationals

A group of Chinese nationals arrived in Belize in mid-January with permanent residency cards, although they had never set foot on Belize soil before that trip.  While they were sent [...]

Immigration Minister is Disappointed in Permanent Residence Hustle

According to Minister Courtenay, it was observed that a number of persons were arriving to Belize from an area of mainland China that local authorities from the Immigration Department were [...]

Immigration Minister Explains Passport Hiccup

As for the delay in the issuance of new passports, Minister Courtenay explained the issue that arose out of the orders that were initially made for new travel documents around [...]

M.S.M.E.’s to Benefit from B.C.C.I/I.D.B Technical Cooperation Agreement

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises, also known as M.S.M.Es, stand to benefit from a technical cooperation agreement that the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Inter-American Development Bank [...]

Emil Torres on the Campaign Trail Ahead of Sunday’s Belmopan Convention

We are a few days away from the United Democratic Party’s Standard Bearer Convention in Belmopan. As we have reported, three persons are vying for the position in the open [...]

John Saldivar Confident of Belmopan Standard Bearer Convention Win

While we met Emil Torres on the campaign trail for a face to face interview, Saldivar was less open to talking with our newsroom. Instead, he opted to give one [...]

Tour Operators Want Their Vans Allowed Across the Swing Bridge

It’s the high season for Belize’s tourism industry and tour operators are trying to make much of every job they can land in the Old Capital, but the eighteen who [...]

The Harmonious Relationship between Coconut Water Sales and Single-Use Plastic Bottles

On tonight’s episode of Belize On Reel, we continue our coverage of the coconut water industry. We take a look at the symbiotic relationship between the sale of coconut water [...]

Uwarani Dance Group off to Texas for Black History Month Celebrations

The Uwarani Dance Group from Dangriga left Belize today for Galveston, Texas to take part in activities as part of Black History Month in that U.S. city. The opportunity came [...]

Manatee Man Makes Nat Geo’s Top 50 List

He’s known in Belize as the Manatee Man for his love of and campaign for the protection of the slow-moving aquatic mammals.  The West Indian Manatees have made it to [...]