June 15, 2021

Belize: PUC vs. Consolidated case back in court: PUC’s appeal heard

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From 7 Newsbelize.com 3 weeks ago, we told you how Belize Water Services Limited was making multi-million dollar investments to provide residents of San Pedro Town with a more reliable access to water. Before this plan was put into motion, the island was supplied for years by the company, Consolidated Water Belize Limited. They generated […]

BWSL to purchase Consolidated Water Belize in San Pedro

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From Channel 5 News Belize A loan for roughly seventeen million Belize dollars is being guaranteed by government for Belize Water Services Limited to acquire shares in Consolidated Water Belize Limited in San Pedro. The privately held utility company on Ambergris Caye will be bought by BWSL and its system expanded to provide potable water, […]

Spectacular rebirth of Belize’s coral reefs threatened by tourism and development

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By Nina Lakhani in Laughing Bird Caye, Belize From The Guardian UK Report reveals improvement but also details danger posed by tourist-generated pollution, oil extraction and climate change Just below the surface of the turquoise sea, coral flutters majestically amid schools of puffed up porcupinefish and fluorescent blue and yellow angelfish. The gangly staghorn and […]

This Caribbean national is first deported by Donald Trump administration

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Feb. 12, 2017: A 54-year-old man has become the first known Caribbean national to be deported back to the region under the Donald Trump administration. Dominican Republic-born Martires Molvan-Figeureo, who entered the US on a visitor’s via and overstayed, was wanted for murder in the DR. He […]

Following Hurricane Earl, ECLAC sets the groundwork for disaster assessment in Belize

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A team lead by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean carried out a mission to hurricane-struck Belize, to provide support to the Government in its effort to undertake comprehensive assessment of the impact of Hurricane Earl which hit in early August 2016, and to assist in […]

Belize shows the Caribbean how to better manage waste products

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By Xavi Grau From IDB A solid waste management project in Belize has allowed access to nearly half the population to an appropriate collection and disposal of municipal solid waste. The project has placed the country at the forefront of the sector in Central America and the Caribbean. On a recent trip to Belize to […]