June 8, 2020

Guatemalan accused of macaw poaching shot in Chiquibul National Park

In a press release sent out late this evening, the Government of Belize states that the FCD rangers encountered Tirgeros and a male companion almost three-quarters [...]
June 3, 2020

Ministry of National Security refutes allegations made against BDF Patrol; says patrol was in Belizean territory

The Ministry says that the BDF conducts patrols and monitors Belize’s borders daily in accordance with its duties and mandate under the laws of Belize to [...]
June 2, 2020

Guatemalan press accuses BDF soldiers of incursion into Guatemalan territory

According to the Guatemalan news reports, the BDF officers were there to conduct some land measurements in the area of Santa Cruz, a Guatemalan village located [...]
May 27, 2020

Arenal women in action

The community of Arenal is the first Belizean community where the river enters and this is the village where a reforestation project is being launched, led [...]
May 14, 2020

Guatemalan cargo trucks allowed to come into Belize

Minister of Immigration Beverly Castillo explained that the truckers were not being allowed into Belize as reported cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Guatemala; however, [...]
May 11, 2020

Cargo truck border protest resolved by Immigration Department

The protest was held by Guatemalans who were upset because Belizean authorities had halted some trucks that usually enter Belize and pick up corn exports at [...]
May 11, 2020

Cargo truck trade between Belize and Guatemala comes to a halt after Guatemalans block trucks from entering Belize

The official and long-established trade between the two countries came to a temporary halt when Belizean authorities stopped Guatemalan trucks from entering Belize at the official [...]
April 24, 2020

Guatemala seeks extension from ICJ to submit argument against Belize

Following those results, the ICJ granted Guatemala until May 2020 to submit its arguments, and Belize would have a year to respond.