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July 1, 2021

Fishermen caught with over 30 illegal lobster tails

Posted: Thursday, July 1, 2021. 3:21 pm CST. By Benjamin Flowers: The Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association (TASA)  has reported that two fishermen were caught with over […]
June 29, 2021

Caye Caulker’s Maria Allen named Fisher of the Year

Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2021. 3:48 pm CST. By Zoila Palma: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has named Caye Caulker’s Maria Allen, fisher of the year […]
June 22, 2021

Belize Progressive Party calls out Government for allowing foreign fishers to be ‘direct competition’ to local fishers

Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2021. 10:29 am CST. By Zoila Palma: Today, the Belize Progressive Party (BPP) issued a statement condemning the decision of the Government […]
June 15, 2021

Supreme Court denies fishermen’s association’s challenge to gill net ban

Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2021. 8:13 am CST. By Aaron Humes: The Supreme Court of Belize has denied leave for judicial review to the Belize Fishermen’s Cooperative […]
March 10, 2021

Sea Cucumber season opens next week

Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2021. 4:30 pm CST. By BBN Staff: The Fisheries Department announced today that Sea Cucumber season is set to open on Monday, […]
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 […]