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By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Belize City to host Caribbean Peering Forum in 2018

PHILIPSBURG - Belize will host the fourth Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum, known as CarPIF, on June 6 and 7, 2018. The 2018 meeting is expected to be the largest to date, according to organiser Bevil More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

US slaps Belize with worst rank in latest Human Trafficking Report

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department yesterday slapped the worst tier status on the Central American CARICOM nation of Belize as it released its annual Trafficking in Persons report. Belize is the only Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Thanks but no thanks: Belize Prime Minister rejects IMF recommendations

BELMOPAN - Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow has turned his back on International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendations to fix his country’s nagging economic woes, insisting that his Government will stick to its More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Caribbean girls under cyber attack

Urgent action needed to protect the most vulnerable A cyberbullying victim's parents are speaking out in Belize against the alarming practice of posting nude photos of young girls online. The couple sit facing More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Belize to Host First National Cybersecurity Symposium

Guarding the Digital Gates BELIZE CITY - In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. "We have observed a disturbing rise More...

By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Caribbean countries among top 52 must visit destinations for this year

NEW YORK  — The New York Times, one of the leading newspapers in the United States, has listed three Caribbean destinations among its Top 52 Best Places to Go in 2017. Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, is at number More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

CDB approves US$10 million to support Belize poverty reduction agency

BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will assist the government of Belize in strengthening an institution that is a key partner and important vehicle for providing services to poor and vulnerable communities More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Following Hurricane Earl, ECLAC sets the groundwork for disaster assessment in Belize

BELIZE CITY - A team lead by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sub-regional headquarters for the Caribbean carried out a mission to hurricane-struck Belize, to provide support to More...

By Edition On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Belize strikes down anti-sodomy laws

BELMOPAN - The Belize Supreme Court on Wednesday made a historic ruling in favour of gay activist Caleb Orozco, and has struck down the country’s anti-sodomy law. This is the first case launched in the Caribbean More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

European Union provides relief aid to victims of Hurricane Earl in Belize

BELIZE CITY - In response to Hurricane Earl, which struck Belize on 4 August 2016 causing significant damage across the country, the European Commission is providing 50,000 EUR in humanitarian funding to assist More...