April 18, 2017

Crime threatening World Heritage sites

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017. 3:11 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Crime is threatening the existence of nearly half the world’s designated Heritage sites including Belize’s Barrier […]
February 25, 2017

Sea Cucumber season closes for 2017

Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2017. 9: 30 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:The Belize Fisheries Department issued a press release today informing that in accordance with Section […]
June 13, 2016

Managed access of fisheries launched countrywide

Posted: June 13, 2016. 10:34 a.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Belize’s fishermen and others who enjoy the marine bounty are being asked to be more careful […]
February 2, 2016

Copper Bank fishermen guilty of fisheries offenses

Posted: February 2, 2016. 6:20 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Tonight 3 of 5 fishermen busted with over 600 uncleaned but market processed undersized conch must find […]
January 26, 2016

Conservation organizations to promote sustainable fishing

Posted: January 26, 2016. 6:39 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Seafood is a major source of income for Belizeans, from those who catch it to those […]
November 24, 2015

Fisheries holds consultation with fishermen

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015. BMG: The Belize Fisheries Department is inviting fishermen that use Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve and South Water Caye Marine Reserve to attend […]
November 17, 2015

Shrimp Industry loses $30 million

Tuesday, November 17, 2015.  Chrisbert Garcia Reporting: Although it hadn’t gotten the media’s attention until just a few days ago, a colossal loss has been suffered […]
November 2, 2015

Fisheries closed until Friday

Monday, November 2nd, 2015. BMG: A release from the Belize Fisheries Department advises that the issuance of permits and licenses will resume on Friday November 6th, […]