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November 30, 2020
Ambergris Caye Belize

Ambergris Caye one of North America’s greatest fisheries 

Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020. 2:07 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Among its many accolades, Ambergris Caye has been named among the 17 greatest fisheries in […]
November 8, 2020

Fishermen Cooperative Association says ban on gillnet fishing is “shameful and corrupt” – threatens to take action

Posted: Sunday, November 8, 2020. 7:37 pm CST. By BBN Staff: Last week, the Government of Belize (GOB) signed legislation banning the use and possession of […]
October 1, 2020

Conch season opens today

Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2020. 7:38 pm CST. By BBN Staff: Fishing season for the Queen conch (Strombus Gigas) officially began today, October 1, 2020, in […]
August 22, 2020

Fishing restriction last week sniffed out “fake fishermen” trying to leave San Pedro

Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2020. 10:31 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte earned some ire last week by restricting fishing activities on Ambergris […]
June 26, 2020

Sea Cucumber season closes

Posted: Friday, June 26, 2020. 6:42 pm CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize Fisheries Department informed all fishers that in accordance with Statutory Instrument No. 67 of […]
February 13, 2020

Lobster Fishing Season closed

Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020. 6:17 pm CST. By BBN Staff: The Fisheries Department informs all fishers and the public that the lobster season will be […]
January 6, 2020

New Fisheries Act hailed

Posted: Monday, January 6, 2020. 7:04 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: At the December 20th House of Representatives meeting, Prime Minister Dean Barrow rose to introduce the […]
May 11, 2019

Government of Belize extends deadline for gill net consultations

Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019. 9:06 am CST. By BBN Staff: Yesterday the Government of Belize (GOB) extended the deadline for members of the public to […]