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Fin Sec says government will not pay CCJ-ordered refund of GST to Gegg companies

Fin Sec says government will not pay CCJ-ordered refund of GST to Gegg companies

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Dec. 4, 2018– Cruise Solution and Discovery Expedition, tour companies owned by Belizean David Gegg, have had a protracted legal battle with the General Sales Tax (GST) Department that ended up at the [...]

Garifuna American Belizean pilot flies the F-22

Garifuna American Belizean pilot flies the F-22

United States Air Force major, Paul “Loco” Lopez II (commander/pilot) is the United States Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. As the F-22 Demonstration Team [...]

Mayor Wagner represents Belize in  Nairobi, Kenya

Mayor Wagner represents Belize in Nairobi, Kenya

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 3, 2018– Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner, represented Belize at the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, held in Nairobi, Kenya from November 26 to 28. Mayor Wagner returned home on Friday. The Mayor’s [...]

Is Special Agreement Too Vague?

Is Special Agreement Too Vague?

The Hague – November 28, 201–  The general or liberal nature of the definition of the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute in the December 2008 Special Agreement or Compromis to take the case to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), [...]

Going to the ICJ – Some Procedures

Going to the ICJ – Some Procedures

The Hague – November 26, 2018– Being host to multiple international courts and over 150 international organizations, The Hague – or in Spanish, La Haya – in the Netherlands is known as the “International City of [...]

“Garifuna progress a task for all Garinagu” — Belize City mayor, Bernard Wagner

“Garifuna progress a task for all Garinagu” — Belize City mayor, Bernard Wagner

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 22, 2018– Belize City mayor, His Worship, Mayor Bernard Wagner delivered the keynote address at ceremonies held in Belize City to commemorate the arrival of the Garinagu to Belize. In his inspiring [...]

Young entrepreneurs showcase products at UB’s Annual Marketing Expo

Young entrepreneurs showcase products at UB’s Annual Marketing Expo

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 14, 2018– The University of Belize held its 11th Annual Marketing Expo at the Civic Center today and the school’s young entrepreneurs filled the floor of the building with several booths selling [...]

UB launches 2 new programs

UB launches 2 new programs

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018– Yesterday, Thursday, November 8, the University of Belize (UB) launched two new programs at the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina. The first is a Bachelor in Statistics program, and [...]

Opposition member’s Private Bill would allow diaspora Belizeans to vote in ICJ referendum

Opposition member’s Private Bill would allow diaspora Belizeans to vote in ICJ referendum

“Once a Belizean, always a Belizean.” — Hon. Kareem Musa BELIZE CITY, Tues. Nov. 6, 2018– Due to a technicality in the law governing the registration of electors, Belizeans living in the diaspora will not be [...]

Wealthy Guatemalans land on private airstrip in Belize

Wealthy Guatemalans land on private airstrip in Belize

PLACENCIA, Stann Creek District, Mon. Nov. 5, 2018– Last Thursday, November 1, two high-performance aircraft landed on a private airstrip in Placencia. According to information provided by KREM News, the planes were carrying wealthy Guatemalans who [...]