Highlights

PM Barrow’s update on Sanctuary Belize and the Atlantic International Bank fiasco

PM Barrow’s update on Sanctuary Belize and the Atlantic International Bank fiasco

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 20, 2019– Prime Minister Dean Barrow was asked to provide an update on the Sanctuary Belize mortgage scam, one of the largest real estate fraud cases in the history of the United [...]

Cabinet approves Maritime Areas Act amendment and appoints Assad Shoman to be Belize’s ICJ agent

Cabinet approves Maritime Areas Act amendment and appoints Assad Shoman to be Belize’s ICJ agent

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 15, 2019– On Wednesday, May 8, the majority of Belizeans voted yes in a referendum regarding whether Guatemala’s claim to Belize’s territory should be taken to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)  [...]

The Economic Development Council aspires for exponential growth in Belize

The Economic Development Council aspires for exponential growth in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 13, 2019– The Economic Development council partnered with the Complete Caribbean partnership organization to host a one-day workshop, designed to improve Belize’s economy through technology and innovation. Complete Caribbean is sponsored by [...]

Belize People’s Front leader says government lied about Sarstoon Island incident

Belize People’s Front leader says government lied about Sarstoon Island incident

BELIZE CITY, Tues. May 7, 2019– In recent years, making a trip to the Sarstoon River has become viewed as an expression of Belizean patriotism and nationalism. On April 30, 1859, Britain and Guatemala agreed to [...]

Referendum, postponed on April 10, set for tomorrow, May 8

Referendum, postponed on April 10, set for tomorrow, May 8

BELIZE CITY, Tues. May 7, 2019– In less than 24 hours, Belizeans from all walks of life from all corners of the country will converge on the 344 polling stations that are scattered across the country [...]

Government failed to consult the people of Belize before signing the Special Agreement

Government failed to consult the people of Belize before signing the Special Agreement

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 2, 2019– On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Guatemala held its referendum on whether to take its claim to the International Court of Justice (ICJ),in conformity with the protocol of the Special Agreement [...]

Commissioner of Police’s action was personal attack on Corporal Eldon Arzu, CFPWA says

Commissioner of Police’s action was personal attack on Corporal Eldon Arzu, CFPWA says

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 25, 2019– Since assuming the office of Commissioner of Police earlier this year, Commissioner Chester Williams and the Belize Police Association have been at loggerheads, after Williams came up with a Statutory [...]

Henry Young and CB Hyde call for political reform

Henry Young and CB Hyde call for political reform

Former tourism minister, Henry Young, and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Charles Bartlett Hyde, who teamed up with other concerned citizens to petition the government to ease the pressure on persons who smoke recreational [...]

Scholarship recipients from Path Light International visit Amandala

Scholarship recipients from Path Light International visit Amandala

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 17, 2019– Many parents in Belize are unable to find the funds to cover the cost of sending their children who graduate out of primary school, on to high school. Some young [...]

Charles “Paco” Lewis!

Charles “Paco” Lewis!

Legendary Belizean footballer! Charles “Paco” Lewis is a highly celebrated and legendary Belizean football player today. His beloved teammates and friends of the legendary Belizean football team of the 1970s, Chito’s Rangers – Gregsie Jones and [...]