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  • Beyond the Horizon 2017 is a truly collaborative effort

    Beyond the Horizon 2017 BTH, a combined readiness exercise between U.S. Army South and Belize government agencies has begun, providing medical and construction programs for communities throughout Belize. With the start of BTH, the Belizean people have rem...
  • New NEMO office and coordinator for Belize Rural South

    As part of preparations for the upcoming Hurricane Season, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has relocated to a new office in San Pedro Town on the island of Ambergris Caye. The new office is located in a central area just opposite the...
  • CEO Caucus “We’re with You” Cancer Ride 2017

    The CEO Caucus held its second annual Cancer ride on Saturday April 8th, 2017 with the theme of this year’s ride “We’re with You”. Riders rode from mile 25 on the George Price Highway to the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds in Belmopan....
  • Citco targets derelict structures for demolition

    In December of last year the Belize City Council received an order from the Supreme Court to demolish the eastern portion of a building that sits at the corner of Allenby Street and Amara Avenue. The order came as a consequence of the departments of Healt...
  • Brazil Corned beef ban lifted

    The Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) and Ministry of Health (MoH) have lifted the temporary suspension on the importation of corned beef from Brazil.The temporary suspension which took effect on March 23rd was prompted after reports from Brazil...
  • Julius continues to fight the PUP leader

    At every instance it has been proven that there is a game of one-upmanship between the PUP’s party leader and Julius Espat. On Monday of this week that was proven again as Espat did a longwinded interview with LOVE FM on just about every topic there is ...
  • Our Leader is not a Pirate…He is the Father of Economic Independence

    The month of March was quite a dizzying month, as we saw the Right Honorable Prime Minister Dean Barrow renegotiate the scandalous PUP Superbond to more reasonable terms as well as present and pass a fair, balanced and upbeat national budget that allows t...
  • The Ministry of Health takes multi-tasking to a new level

    With the celebration of World Health Day in Belize on Friday, the Ministry of Health continues to work in addressing the many challenges facing the Nation. The Ministry of Health currently has to deal with the issues of non-communicable diseases, hyperten...
  • Passport processing resumes

    Friday 7th April 2017The Department of Immigration and Nationality Services hereby informs the public that it will resume normal processing of applications for renewal and issuance of new passports on Monday 10th April 2017.Persons wishing to apply for ex...
  • Consultation on the Impact of Child Labour in the Belize Sugar Industry

    On Monday April 10, the Government of Belize and the European Union set out on a partnership to find out just how much a part of the sugar industry child labour is. Their goal is to collect statistics on the issue which will be used to ensure that Belize ...
  • Tourism Arrivals Show a Steady Increase in 1st Quarter of 2017

    The statistics for the first quarter of 2017 has shown a small but steady increase in tourism arrivals, even after an unprecedented growth in 2016. In a press release of Monday, April 10, the Belize Tourism Board said that this observance establishes Beli...
  • Travel advisory Easter 2017 - Mexico

    Immigration•       Border cards are valid for travel within the State of Quintana Roo, Campeche, Tabasco and Chiapas only and only for 3 days – including the day of arrival. •       All visitors should ensure that they are in possession ...
  • UB Welcomes Vice President (Academic Affairs) Dr. Mariot Simon

    The University of Belize is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mariot Simon as Vice President reporting to the President on Academic Affairs.Dr. Mariot Simon graduated from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship with a Docto...
  • The University of Belize and Belmopan City Council strengthen partnership for national development

    His Worship Khalid Belisle, Mayor of Belmopan, made a courtesy call on the new President of the University of Belize, Professor Clement Sankat on Wednesday, 5th April at the University’s Main Campus in Belmopan.  This was a familiarization meeting allo...
  • Cop charged for contrabanding

    Last week Wednesday, the Commissioner of police was informed by Channel 7’s news director Jules Vasquez that there was a video which showed police officers caught carrying what appeared to be contraband beer into a police vehicle in the Botes area of th...
  • Aaron Wilson fined for pretending to be a public officer

    On Monday April 10, Aaron Wilson was imposed two non-custodial fines of $2000 each by Judge Lucas. Wilson, who was represented by attorney Christelle Wilson in court, was accused of impersonating a public officer in 2010.In court, Lucas explained why the ...
  • Man charged for murder of Pastor from Cayo

    San Ignacio Police have charged Gabriel Cunil for the murder of 79 year old Florencio Guillermo Bardalez, whose body was found at his farm in Esperanza Village on Monday of last week. A post mortem has so far indicated that Bardalez died from asphyxiation...
  • Man chops his son-in-law in Corozal

    Gabriel Zelaya, 38, a resident of Corozal Town, is hospitalized after being chopped by his father-in-law, 59 year-old Armando Cobb. The two men ended up in a violent confrontation after Zelaya and his wife, Cob’s daughter, allegedly had another marital ...
  • Gold panners arrested and charged

    Friend for Conservation and Development (FCD)are reporting that 4 persons have been arrested and charged after they were caught gold panning in the Chiquibul Forest reserve. According to the FCD on Thursday April 6th at 10:30a.m., FCD Park Rangers conduct...
  • Norman Humes charged with exposing his person in public

    On Monday, April 10, Norman Humes was brought before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith where he was read a single charge of exposing his person in public.According to police, they saw the 62 year old man on Sunday, April 9th with his private part exposed ...