All posts by Patrick E. Jones

  • Guatemalans farming illegally in the Chiquibul

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Thursday, May 10, 2018. Guatemalan farmers continue their encroachment into Belize’s territory in the Chiquibul National Park. Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) rangers report that they have uncovered what has been described as “a...

    • Posted May 10, 2018
    • 0
  • Thieves take busses from Toledo village

    Cattle Landing, TOLEDO. Monday, May 7, 2018. The proprietors of Romero’s Charter Service located in Cattle Landing village, Toledo have gotten back one of two busses that were stolen late last week. The second bus is a...

    • Posted May 7, 2018
    • 0
  • Belize attends regional tourism meeting

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Thursday, May 3, 2018. Belize was represented at 107th Ordinary Meeting of Central American Council of Tourism Ministers which was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic at the end of April. A meeting of...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
    • 0
  • Cayo youth graduate from GREAT program

    Georgeville, CAYO. Thursday, May 3, 2018. A group of 120 boys and girls from the villages of Georgeville, Central Farm and Unitedville in the Cayo district today graduated from the police’s GREAT program. GREAT stands for Gang...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
    • 0
  • Belize referendum date for taking unfounded claim to ICJ announced

    Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Belizeans will go to the polls on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to decide whether or not Guatemala’s unfounded claim to over half of our country should be referred to the...

    • Posted May 1, 2018
    • 0
  • Semi-automatic rifle and shotgun stolen in burglary

    Dangriga, STANN CREEK. Wednesday, March 21, 2018. A Sunday afternoon burglary the Sanctuary Bay Reserve in the Stann Creek district resulted in the a .223 semi-automatic rifle and a 12-gauge pump action shotgun being stolen. The manager...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
    • 0
  • Three ambassadors present credentials in Belmopan

    Belmopan, CAYO. Monday, February 19, 2018. Nigeria, Egypt and Pakistan have accredited ambassadors to Belize. The three diplomats presented their credentials today to Governor General Sir Colville Young at Belize House in Belmopan. Representing Nigeria is Ambassador...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
    • 3
  • Belize-registered tanker caught allegedly violating U.N. sanctions

    San Ignacio, CAYO. Friday, February 16, 2018. A tanker from North Korea that is flying Belize’s “flag of convenience” has been reported to the United Nations Security Council for violating U.N. sanctions. Japan reported the incident on...

    • Posted February 16, 2018
    • 0
  • Guatemala accredits new ambassador to Belize

    Belmopan, CAYO. Monday, February 12, 2018. Guatemala has accredited a new ambassador to Belize. Georges de la Roche Du Ronzet Plihal presented his credentials to Governor General Sir Colville Young today at Belize House in Belmopan. Speaking at...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
    • 0
  • Counter-narcotics equipment for Belize from the U.S. government

    Ladyville, BELIZE DISTRICT. Monday, February 12, 2018. The United States government has gifted close to a million dollars worth of counter narcotics equipment to to the Ministry of Defence. An official release from the U.S. embassy in...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
    • 0