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Man Eating Crocodile Captured In Belize City

A ten-foot crocodile believed to have killed a man in Belize City this week has been captured and will be euthanized according to local radio reports. The large and well-fed crocodile was captured last night by Vince Rose, a U.S. immigrant who runs the local American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, ACES,  based on Ambergris Caye. The […]

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Belize Gov Investigate Guatemala Peasant Killing By Belize Military

The government of Belize has promised to investigate the death of a Guatemalan peasant Saturday in the Guatemala-Belize adjacency zone at the hands of Belize’s military forces. Reports in Guatemala media yesterday say that that two peasants from San Marcos village neighboring Belize, were cleaning a patch of land to plant corn and pumpkin when […]

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Belize Government Decries European Union Fisheries Ban

The government of Belize has today condemned the decision of the European Council On High Seas Fishing to list Belize, along with Cambodia and Guinea, as a non-cooperating third country in the fight against illegal fishing. In an official press release issued by Prime Minister’s Dean Barrow’s office today, it says that “There was absolutely […]

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IDB US $540,000 Grant To Belize For George Price Highway Project

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of Belize today signed a grant agreement for US$540,000 to support the preparation of feasibility studies and social and environmental assessments for the rehabilitation of 32 miles of the George Price Highway between Belmopan and Benque Viejo del Carmen, according to an official release issued today. The […]

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Belize and Guatemala Sign Roadmap To Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Wilfred Elrington Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belize, Fernando Carrera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala and  OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza, today signed a  Roadmap for Strengthening Bilateral Relations in 2014 at the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. The signing took place before Ambassadors and representatives of Organization […]

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New $50 Million VIP Free Zone Touted For Belize-Mexico Border

A new VIP area in the Corozal Free Zone on the border between Mexico and Belize will start construction in 2014 according to Belize’s consul in Quintana Roo Jorge Valencia. Speaking to the Mexican newspaper La Verdad, Mr. Valecia is quoted as saying that the facility will feature genuine luxury goods, in contrast to the […]