February 2022

Amnesty for Undocumented Migrants Starts in April 2022

The much-anticipated Amnesty Program will start in April. At a recent meeting held in San Pedro Town, officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration Department, and the International Organization for Migrants met to roll-out an awareness campaign and to design structures that will serve as the required criteria to be implemented in the upcoming Amnesty.

The Drug Cartel Scores Again!!! Who is winning the Cat and Mouse Game?

Is the drug Cartel operating in Belize playing the cat and mouse game with Police or do they possess and act upon the best intel money can buy?

The Narco intel seemingly charted a brazen well-coordinated landing for a Sabreliner 65 Jet, which touched down and made a landing on a remote stretch of terrain 3 miles west northwest behind the village of Crooked Tree at around 2:00 am on Tuesday morning, delivering a payload of approximately 1 ton of cocaine to their on-the-ground handlers destined for the United States via Mexico.


Starting this Friday, 11th February, Belize’s leading carrier “Tropic Air” will inaugurating its new virgin non-stop flights between Belize Phillip Goldson International and San Salvador’s Oscar Arnulfo Romero (Comalapa) International Airport.

Initially, flights service is schedule for Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays with an estimate time of arrival in San Salvador of approximately one hour.

CDB President in Belize …meets with Prime Minister John Briceño and Cabinet

Belize City: Тuеѕdау, 8th Fеbruаrу 2022. 
Рrеѕіdеnt оf thе Саrіbbеаn Dеvеlорmеnt Ваnk (СDВ), Dr. Hyginus ‘Gеnе’ Lеоn and his delegation are presently on a working tour in Belize, meeting with Рrіmе Міnіѕtеr, Јоhn Вrісеñо and his top-level economic team in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. 
This afternoon, Dr Leon was introduced to Ministers of Cabinet where he made a presentation.

New Health and Travel Insurance Requirement … Scheduled for next week

A New Health and Travel Insurance requirement on visitors is expected to come into effect next week, February 15th. 2022.

This prerequisite is causing rumble in in the tourism industry with several stakeholders openly criticizing the measure especially since this new coverage in particular, will be applicable even to those travelers arriving that have personal health and travel insurance.

Inbound Travelers will be obligated to purchase this new policy via an online portal, which is to-date, is still in the making, at border point of entry.


Belize City: 3rd February 2022

Word of the increase scattered like wildfire on the social media as government announced yesterday that effective this morning, motorists will have to dive deeper into their pockets to foot the cost per gallon of gasoline at the pump.

These changes hit the spot precisely because the rise in prices affected both Premium and Regular Gasoline at the same time.

Premium gasoline saw an increase by 43 cents, from what is considered an already high $12.30 to a whopping $12.73 per gallon.