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Belize’s Foreign Minister Reiterates G.O.B.’s Position on Israel

Since the Briceño administration announced on Tuesday that it is suspending all diplomatic ties with Israel, amid the ongoing war in the Middle East, considerable interest has been raised in [...]

Eamon Courtenay on G.O.B.’s Decision, “We consulted widely.”

In some corners of the diplomatic community, supporters of Israel argue that Belize’s position is unfounded.  According to Senator Courtenay, the advice and opinions of government representatives abroad were sought [...]

How Long Will Suspension of Diplomatic Ties with Israel Last?

Earlier today, the United Democratic Party issued a statement expressing concern over government’s decision to suspend diplomatic ties with Israel.  The press release goes on to say, “We believe that [...]

Minister Balderamos-Garcia: “What Israel is doing is Genocide”

Also speaking on the Israel-Hamas war today was Cabinet Minister, Dolores Balderamos-Garcia who expressed full support of Belize’s position and actions against Israel. She says that Belize must be on [...]

Asian Businessman Shot and Killed in Vista del Mar

There was a murder last evening in the Vista del Mar area of Ladyville.  Sometime around 6:15 p.m., police responded to a seaside location just off Ocean Jack Drive where [...]

Miguel Encalada Returns to Court for Double Murder Charges

Six months after being placed on pretrial detention for the murder of his wife and his brother, Miguel Encalada appeared before a senior magistrate in the lower court where he [...]

BPP Raises Serious Concerns Over Proposed S.S.B. Loan

The Belize Progressive Party has issued a statement raising serious concern over a proposed nine million dollar investment by the Social Security Board in Belize Premium Spirits and Liquors Limited.  [...]

Andre Perez Remains Without Ministerial Assignment

Belize Rural South Area Representative, Andre Perez, remains without a ministerial portfolio. It’s been almost three months since news broke that he was being accused of sexual misconduct by attorney, [...]

Reflecting on Human Rights in Belize

The Women’s Parliamentary Caucus hosted a crucial forum commemorating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Belize City this morning. The event convened diverse stakeholders, including [...]

Using Geographic Information Systems to Sort out Life

Geographic Information Systems, or G.I.S. technology, can be used for all types of tasks, including scientific investigations, as well as development and planning.  As we discovered today, G.I.S. can even [...]

Cabinet Meets to Discuss Maya Customary Land Tenure Policy

Cabinet convened in special session on Monday in San Ignacio to receive presentations and engage in discussions concerning the Maya Customary Land Tenure Policy. This policy is integral to fulfilling [...]

“They Cannot Have The Whole Of The Toledo District”

During our interview with Minister Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, she made it quite clear that the Maya Leaders Alliance cannot claim the entire Toledo District. Balderamos-Garcia says that policy will need to [...]

Tensions Remain between Laguna and Yemeri Grove Villagers

Tensions remain between residents of Laguna and Yemeri Grove villages. The disagreement revolves around conflicting claims within the proposed boundary lines. Yemeri Grove asserts ownership within the delineated red boundary [...]

Are Mayans From Guatemalan Squatting in Belize?

And as the government moves forward with the Maya Customary Land Tenure Policy in the south, there is another challenge that is presenting itself. Reports on the ground suggest that [...]

K.H.M.H Neonatal Unit, Saving Babies One at a Time

Each year, since 2011, November seventeenth has been observed as World Prematurity Day. This year, the day will be celebrated with the theme: Small Actions, Big Import: Immediate Skin-to-Skin Care [...]

Powerhouse Teacher, Unionist Margaret Enriquez Passes

The Ministry of Education and B.N.T.U. members are mourning the death of sixty-year-old Margaret Enriquez. Enriquez died on November thirteenth due to health conditions. Her sudden passing shocked those who [...]

Online Exclusive: Boosting the Caribbean’s Health Security in the Face Of Climate Change

The disastrous effects of Climate Change have undoubtedly exacerbated issues faced by the public sector in the region, and countries like Dominica are no exception. Despite the potential for various [...]