P.U.P. Leader Explains Why Meeting with Southern Caucus was Cancelled
Turning to political news…In August, the People’s United Party’s Southern Caucus announced that it will vote against taking the Belize/Guatemala dispute for resolution to the International Court of Justice. The [...]
Orange Walk Police have made some progress in the murder investigation of twenty-one-year-old Jose “Duffy” Medina. Accompanied by an attorney, one of the persons wanted for questioning handed himself over [...]
Alleged Kidnapper Roger Wallis Denied Supreme Court Bail
British national, Roger Wallis, appeared before Justice Adolph Lucas this afternoon on a bail application. The sixty-three-year-old businessman is accused of the attempted kidnapping of an eight-year old Belmopan boy [...]
Andre Perez is new Standard Bearer for Belize Rural South LoveFM Andre Perez is the new Standard Bearer for Belize Rural South. (VO STARTS) Perez was endorsed at a convention held at the Saca Chispas field on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye on Saturday. The new BRS Executive Committee, with representation from both ...
Belize participates in 18th Caribbean Cycling Championship Breaking Belize News (blog) Posted: Monday, October 15, 2018. 8:30 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Saturday, the Belize Cycling Federation sent out a national selection to compete at the Caribbean Cycling Championships in the Dominican Republic. In the women's category, Kaya ...
New political party to be launched in Belize Breaking Belize News (blog) Posted: Monday, October 15,2018. 2:00 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: In the next few weeks, a new political party will be unveiled in Belize. While the name has not yet been finalized as yet, leaked information suggests that it will be named, “The Will of the ...
Outside of the US and Canada, Keller Williams regions now include Argentina; Belgium; Belize; Bermuda; Cambodia; Colombia; Costa Rica; Czech Republic; Dubai, UAE; France; Greater Shanghai, China; Gree...
"On Saturday 13th October, 2018, just after 2pm, Benque Viejo police received information of a Guatemalan vehicle beige in color exiting from the Benque Viejo Free Zone. Upon the arrival at the entran...
By the time the man was pulled out he had already died. That male person was later identified as Francis Paquil of a Belize City address." "It is something that we have not established, but we know th...
Gina, one of Jehovah’s Witnesses from the United States, learned American Sign Language (ASL) and moved to Belize to expand her ministry. “A deaf person’s world may consist of just a handful of people ...
Noel Leal Jr. Executed in Mahogany Heights Community
It is believed though that Leal Junior was killed by someone he knew. ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City “At about two in the morning, Hattieville police visited a road that leads from Maho...
Grenada Opposition calls for postponement of CCJ referendum
But while most of the Caribbean community (Caricom) countries are signatories to the original jurisdiction, only Barbados, Belize, Dominica and Guyana are members of its appellate jurisdiction. In add...
Fisheries ministers agree to climate change protocol
BELIZE CITY, Belize--A Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture was approved for Caribbean Community CARICOM States during a recent high-level me...
It’s made with manchego and mozzarella cheese” Gonzalez explains. Across from him is his best friend Eric Benjamin, a Sous Chef at Belize in UTC and second year student at Mesa’s culinary program. He ...
Environmental officers and biologists from Belize, Brazil, Colombia and the United States were involved in the project with the Bermuda Zoological Society and the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The BTP, whic...
RSS policing deployment to St Kitts raises questions locally and regionally
By Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts — A belated acknowledgment by St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris that his government had “invited” the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) to deploy forces to the Federation “to assist ongoing efforts at ensuring citizen safety and security” has raised questions both locally and regionally. […]
IPCC releases 1.5 Report with dire warning for the Caribbean and the world
BELMOPAN, Belize — The highly anticipated 1.5 degrees’ report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been released, and the news is dire. But while scientists “sound the alarm about complacency”, they’ve given hope that it is still possible to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees. The report clearly outlines the risks of […]
Investor confidence in USVI grows; improved economic outlook highlighted in national publication
ST THOMAS, USVI — The prices of US Virgin Islands bonds, a bellwether of the public markets’ confidence in the USVI economy, have roared back, according to recent financial reports. As of last week, bond sales show a more than 100 percent increase on the value of some USVI bonds from one year ago. Prices […]
Caribbean nationals victorious in internet registry elections
By Gerard Best CHANTILLY, USA — Three Caribbean candidates – Peter Harrison, Alicia Trotman and Kerrie-Ann Richards – have been elected to leadership roles at the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is one of five Internet registries worldwide that coordinate the distribution and administration of number resources. The registry serves the United States, […]
Caribbean Border Interagency Group authorities seize $30 million in cocaine off Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — US Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities seized 2,324 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $30 million, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel on Saturday off Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This interdiction is the result of ongoing multi-agency law enforcement efforts in support of Operation […]
Bahamas government rejects ‘unreasonable’ and ‘uncompromising’ demands by Canadian travel group
By Jasper Ward NASSAU, Bahamas — Minister of state for Grand Bahama, Kwasi Thompson, has outlined what he called “unreasonable” and “uncompromising” demands made by Sunwing Travel Group, including a demand for the Bahamas government to pay $4 million every year for a fixed seven-year period to provide airlift for four months. Thompson said the […]
Three Dominican Republic fishing ‘motherships’ interdicted in Bahamas waters
CORAL HARBOUR, Bahamas (RBDF) — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) escorted 124 fishermen from three Dominican Republic “motherships” to Nassau after being apprehended in Cuban waters by the Cuban Border Patrol for poaching in Bahamian waters. The apprehension was the result of a collaborative effort by the RBDF with the US Coast Guard and […]
ECSRC issues advisory on virtual currency business
BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) has issued an advisory to the public in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) of the potential risks of investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs) and all forms of virtual currency. Globally, virtual currencies are becoming increasingly popular as a means to conduct traditional […]
Fisheries ministers approve climate change protocol for CRFM member states
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CRFM) — A protocol on climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in fisheries and aquaculture was approved for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the eighth special meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados last […]
New reports on vulnerability and readiness to adapt to climate change in the Anguilla and Montserrat fisheries sectors
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — New reports from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) highlight key vulnerabilities and identify priorities and readiness for adaptation to climate change in the fisheries sector of the UK Overseas Territories, Anguilla and Montserrat. The vulnerability assessment report – based on participatory three-dimensional modelling (P3DM) that captured local knowledge of […]