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  • Launch of Children Agenda 2017-2030

    The Launch of the 2017-2030 Agenda took place on June 8, 2017 at the Best Western Plus Biltmore Plaza. The Agenda was developed as a result of the Government of Belize’s continued commitment to improve the lives of children and adolescents over the next...
  • More electricity expansion in the south

    A massive amount of electricity expansions are currently taking place in the south. Through lobbying efforts of UDP Toledo East Standard Bearer Peter Eden Martinez and Senator for the South Hon. Macario Coy, the government is investing to expand electrici...
  • BTB hosts first Virtual Trade Expo

    Belize City, Monday, June 12th, 2017: For the first time in history, the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) will host a live Virtual Expo on 29th – 30th June, 2017 at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City. The Expo is targeting travel agents, tour operators ...
  • Fifth National Climate Outlook Forum held

    June 13, 2017 at 8:30am Variations in climate influence most human activities either directly or indirectly resulting in losses or benefits. Understanding and making effective use of available climate information is therefore critical to ensure efficien...
  • Elderly in Cayo now have new revenue stream

    A brand new shop, the Octavia Waight Thrift Shop and Surprise Boutique was opened Monday behind the main Octavia Waight Center in San Ignacio Town. The new shop now becomes a new revenue stream to take care of the 34 residents that are now at the Octavia ...
  • Beyond the Horizon in Double Head Cabbage

    The U.S. Embassy and the Government of Belize, in coordination with U.S. Army South, held the fourth ribbon cutting ceremony in Belize Rural Central. That ceremony was a part of the Beyond the Horizon 2017 (BTH) collaborative humanitarian exercise.  The ...
  • Ministry of Health receives new health center in Ladyville

    Since arriving in the country a few weeks ago, the men and women of the United States Southern Command have been working toward the Beyond the Horizon initiative. BTH will consist of several projects across the country. A team of specialized personnel hav...
  • One standard motor vehicle registration and license system to be implemented

    For the most part, the process of acquiring any form of driver’s license or vehicle registration has been anything but a uniform and cohesive process. Up until now, there were 9 different systems for the 9 different municipalities but since the latest B...
  • ROC terminates diplomatic ties with Panama

    June 13, 2017 The Republic of China has terminated diplomatic relations with the Republic of Panama with immediate effect June 13, in order to uphold the sovereignty and dignity of the nation. The ROC will close its embassy in Panama, recall its technica...
  • The Rotary Club of San Ignacio sponsors two students for higher education

    The Rotary Club of San Ignacio continues to sponsor young scholars to both the secondary and  tertiary levels of education. As a fully volunteer organization, the Rotary Club of San Ignacio along with international donors and sponsors, support a scholars...
  • Minister Aragon and YPF members from O.W. East gives Santa Martha Park a facelift

    On Sunday June 11, the area representative for Orange Walk East, Honorable Elodio Aragon Jr. Along with members of the Orange Walk East Youth Popular Front, travelled to Santa Martha which is a village situated In the Orange Walk East constituency. Whilst...
  • ALLEN SAUM, DON’T PAY ME IN “ANY COCAINE SMUDGED MONEY”

    A racket is a service that is fraudulently offered to solve a problem, such as for a problem that does not exist, that will not be put into effect, or that would not otherwise exist if the racket did not exist. The awarding of Profit Sharing Agreements fo...
  • Shyne - a music ambassador for all

    Music ambassador, Shyne Barrow , continues with his never ending stride to assist the development of music and musicians in Belize. Proof of this came on Wednesday June 14th when he was present at the launching of Positive Vibez’s 5th release entitled P...
  • Western Regional Hospital gets expansion and new incinerator

    On Tuesday the U.S. Embassy and the Government of Belize, in coordination with U.S. Army South, held the third ribbon cutting ceremony as part of the Beyond the Horizon 2017 (BTH) collaborative humanitarian exercise.  The ceremony, during which the BTH T...
  • World Oceans Day Cleanup 2017

    Belmopan – Today, to commemorate World Oceans Day, the U.S. Embassy led a beach cleanup project in Dangriga. The U.S. Army South’s Beyond the Horizon partnership team and the U.S. Embassy joined forces with Dangriga City Council, Dangriga Community ...
  • Farewell party turns to final farewell for 21 year old

    Omar Barahona Jr., a 21 year-old resident of Cotton Tree Village in Cayo, was gunned down and killed in front of his home. That was where he was enjoying a going-away party because he was scheduled to travel to the US for a job. Belmopan police have since...
  • Arson in Stann Creek

    Errol Acosta, a 26-year-old businessman of Deloro site area, Pomona Village, Stann Creek reported that on June 10, 2017 at about 2:00 a.m. while at home along with his common-law wife, Marcelina Perez, and his two children, he heard footsteps on his veran...
  • Attempted murder in Belize City

    On June 8, 2017, Belize City Police visited a residential yard in the Police Street area where they saw John Hoare suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. According to investigations, Hoare, a 50-year-old security guard of Simon Lamb Street,...
  • Drunken brawl lands U.S. Embassy warehouse employee behind bars

    Tevin Montero, who was unrepresented in court, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith on June 12, 2017 after spending two nights in police custody. He was charged with assaulting a police officer, using insulting words, and resisting arrest afte...
  • Tanya Carter’s robbers sentenced

    After more than a week on remand awaiting sentences in the robbery of popular artist, Tanya Carter, three Belize City teenagers learnt their fate in court on Friday, June 9, 2017. They were all imposed some form of prison time by way of suspended sentence...