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Guatemalan Congress rejects map to include Belize

Guatemalan Congress rejects map to include Belize

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:23 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Congress of Guatemala has by a landslide vote rejected a proposal to print Guatemalan maps that would include…

More gold panners caught in Chiquibul

More gold panners caught in Chiquibul

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017. 8:04 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Gold panning in Belize’s waterways is a persistent problem in the Chiquibul National Park. Many Guatemalans have been encountered…

BTV launches “Sing for Sarstoon” competition

BTV launches “Sing for Sarstoon” competition

Posted: Friday, April 7, 2017. 11:54 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  The Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) and the PG News network have launched a song competition entitled “Sing for Sarstoon”.…

VIP calls for Special Agreement to be aborted

VIP calls for Special Agreement to be aborted

Posted: Friday, April 7, 2017. 10:59 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) issued a release today stating that Belize’s Foreign Minister has publicly compared…

4 more Guatemalans caught gold panning in Chiquibul

4 more Guatemalans caught gold panning in Chiquibul

Posted: Friday, April 7, 2017. 8:20 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Last week, BBN reported that 4 Guatemalans were caught panning for gold in the Chiquibul National Park in the…

Guatemalans busted with gold in Chiquibul

Guatemalans busted with gold in Chiquibul

Posted: Saturday, April 1, 2017. 11:28 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Four Guatemalan gold panners were busted in the Chiquibul on Wednesday.The men have been identified as William Govanni Mangandil,…

Guatemalan protest Belize and OAS

Guatemalan protest Belize and OAS

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 10:09 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A video surfaced on social media a couple days ago showing some residents of Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala gathered…

Leaked document illustrates that Guatemala will add Sarstoon to its official map

Leaked document illustrates that Guatemala will add Sarstoon to its official map

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 9: 43 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A leaked document to BBN shows that the Government of Guatemala is in the process of officially including…

FCD says OAS SecGeneral Chiquibul fly-over wasn’t enough

FCD says OAS SecGeneral Chiquibul fly-over wasn’t enough

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 10:00 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On March 16, 2017, BBN reported that OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro along with Guatemalan Foreign Minister, Carlos Raul…

Guatemalans continue to exploit the Chiquibul National Park

Guatemalans continue to exploit the Chiquibul National Park

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 9:52 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: This morning, on Channel 5 ‘Open your eyes’ programme, Raphael Manzanero, Executive Director for Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD)…

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