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Cuban migrants in crisis: Costa Rica closes doors and withdraws from SICA’s political bodies

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 21, 2015–Costa Rica’s Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed via a statement issued online on Friday night, December 18, 2015, that it had earlier today suspended its political participation in the regional integration body [...]

Dominica becomes 4th country to join CCJ next month

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 28, 2015–Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced this week that his country plans to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) its final appellate court next month, February. The CCJ was established [...]

Belize has “signal honor” of hosting CCJ president, Sir Dennis Byron

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 16, 2015–Sir Dennis Byron, president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) – the regional court where disputes arising from the breaches in the CARICOM integration treaty can be ventilated, and the [...]

Has Minister Elrington signed a new agreement with Guatemala?

Amandala was informed today of a news item appearing online, captioned “World Court To Settle Guatemala, Belize 200-year-old Boundary Dispute,” and dated July 2, 2014, claiming that Belize’s Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington has signed an [...]

Crime scene technicians to undergo skills training

Those who fail the course risk being booted from the unit All the country’s crime scene technicians are currently participating in what is slated to be an intense one-year training course in forensic crime scene investigation [...]

Belize to assume SICA presidency

Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow left Belize today, Monday, en route to the Dominican Republic where that country’s president will hand over the 6-month pro-tempore presidency of the Central American Integration System (SICA in Spanish) to [...]

Belize attends 44th OAS General Assembly meeting

The 44th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held from June 3rd to the 5th, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General of Belize, Wilfred Elrington, headed [...]

Economic performance projected to improve in Belize and the Caribbean: CDB

Caribbean economies are expected to grow, on average, by around 2.3% in 2014, and Belize’s economy by 2.5% in 2014 and 2015, according to the recently released annual report of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Last [...]

D. Lopez in defence of Professor Bain

Dear Editor: i. We do not want scientific research to be suppressed for political reasons. ii. We do not want medical experts and researchers to be bullied and silenced for political reasons. iii. We are concerned [...]

Belize asks United Nations for help

The Foreign Minister complained about damaging Guatemala incursions into Belizean territory Belize Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Attorney General Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington, today raised the profile of illegal incursions by Guatemalans into Belizean territory [...]