Highlights

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 [...]

Get ready for the 2020 Population and Housing Census

Get ready for the 2020 Population and Housing Census

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Oct. 31, 2018– Every ten years, the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) conducts a Population and Housing Census, and the next of these is right around the corner in 2020. Today, SIB held [...]

The 2018 State of the World Population Report

The 2018 State of the World Population Report

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Oct. 26, 2018– The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a media launch today at the Belize Best Western Biltmore Plaza to share information on the 2018 State of the World Population Report. [...]

A police assault on press freedom inside the Supreme Court

A police assault on press freedom inside the Supreme Court

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018– The imposing woman police corporal stood outside the courtroom door and signaled for me to go outside. Freelance court reporter, Roy Davis, was standing next to her. I figured Davis [...]

Mexican attorney: “For peace of mind,” go to the ICJ

Mexican attorney: “For peace of mind,” go to the ICJ

Mexican attorney, Carlos Bernal Verea, who was part of a 2003 team which successfully litigated a case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) favors Belize and Guatemala definitively resolving their centuries-old territorial dispute at the [...]

UWI ranked among Times Higher Education’s top universities

UWI ranked among Times Higher Education’s top universities

ST. LUCIA, Fri. Oct. 12, 2018– The University of the West Indies (UWI) was included among the top universities listed in Times Higher Education’s (THE) World University Rankings. Today, UWI held a press briefing to discuss [...]

BEL’s CHIL program is here to help

BEL’s CHIL program is here to help

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Oct. 9, 2018– In the issue of Amandala dated Friday, September, 29, there was an article entitled “Forced to steal electricity despite the frightening danger,” which described the perils faced by residents in [...]