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No Confirmed Cases of Chik-V in Belize…Not Yet!

Facing the threat of the dread Ebola, the nation went on high alert, which is a polite way of saying we panicked. There’s no threat from that particular source any [...]

Vector Control Unit Resources in Action

Dengue has been identified in certain communities across the country, and that is where the Vector Control Unit pumps its resources. Like in Las Flores, for example, the team collects [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says Mahmud’s Resignation Has Been Accepted

We reported on Tuesday night that People’s United Party Cayo North Area Representative Joseph Mahmud will not be contesting his seat in the 2017 general elections.  The announcement was made [...]

Fonseca Supports Stance of PM Barrow on Ebola Scare

Last Friday, U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that they are disappointed in Belize’s decision to turn down a request to have a lab [...]

B.D.F. Reports Frequent Confrontations with Guatemalans

Along the western and southern borders for some time now, B.D.F. soldiers are deployed to deter encroachments, illegal logging and xaté harvesting, as well as gold panning and the cultivation [...]

Tourism Minister Says Cruise Protocols Being Reviewed

Following the Ebola scare last week, several measures were put in place before passengers of cruise ships are disembarked to come on land. The new protocols such as screening of [...]

BISL and G.O.B. Back in Court

Belize International Services Limited, the parent company of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize and the International Business Companies Registry, won the first round of a protracted legal battle [...]

BISL Seeks US$60 Million in Lost Profits

Among damages being sought is sixty million U.S. dollars, profits BISL claims it would have earned over the remainder of the seven-year contract.  Senior Counsel Denys Barrow says that there [...]

Benque Police Investigate Shooting of Illegal Guatemalans

On Sunday, three men from the Guatemalan barrio of Castrillo de Suchitan headed into Belize to fish in the flooded Mopan River near Clarissa Falls. What happened there on Sunday [...]

Man Charged for Sexually Abusing a Five Year Old

In the south, there is a disturbing allegation tonight against a twenty-five year old man from Independence. The details are few, but we can report that the grown man was [...]

Family of Slain Robber Demands Justice

But in the north, thirty-year-old Leslie Logan Junior was shot and killed during a foiled robbery attempt in Orange Walk Town on September nineteenth.  He was one of two men, [...]

…Says OW Police Are Covering Up Murder

The family has since retained the services of attorney Audrey Matura-Shepherd who told the media today that the Logans are being given the runaround by the police department and that [...]

P.U.P. Cayo North Area Representative Steps Down

  Tonight, there are confirmed reports that P.U.P. Cayo North Area Representative Joseph Mahmud has thrown in the political towel. Those reports indicate that Mahmud handed in his resignation to [...]

Is the U.S. justified in being disappointed with Belize in recent Ebola scare?

And tonight’s question is: Do you think the US is justified in saying it is disappointed in Belize for not allowing a US lab technician to disembark in Belize in [...]

Belize Ports Authority on Board With Ebola Protocols

The Ebola scare last Thursday fizzled after a Texan lab technician traveling on a Carnival cruise ship that called to port in Belize was declared free of the deadly virus. [...]

Guatemalan Minors Shot in Belize

Benque Police are investigating a very curious shooting which has left one Guatemalan minor injured and another likely dead. It happened at around four Sunday afternoon, when three minors from [...]

Truck Driver Murdered in San Pedro

While police continue to search for the Guatemalan minor, who is presumed dead, the body of forty-four-year-old Samuel Dawson, a truck driver of Hattieville, was found in his San Pedro [...]

Another Man Shot in San Pedro Clings To Life at the K.H.M.H.

Twenty-four-year-old Ivan Aldana is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. after being shot in San Pedro on Sunday during an incident in which someone he is familiar with attacked him and fired [...]

Belize Prepares for Ebola

It has now been confirmed that a lab technician who was a passenger on the Carnival Magic cruise ship, has been cleared of the Ebola virus. Tests were done on [...]

MoH Prepares Infection Control Training Schedule

Important training sessions will continue throughout the week to further sensitize frontline workers on the dangers of Ebola.   Via Phone: Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Interim Head, Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of [...]

G.O.B. Mum on U.S. State Department Diss

As we reported on Friday, the U.S. State Department dissed Belize for not allowing the lab technician and her partner to be transported from the Carnival Magic to the P.G.I.A.  [...]

Minister Hulse Confirms that Guatemalan Workers Illegal

The construction of a forward operating base on Hunting Caye has been halted on the strength of a stop order from U.S. Southcom. The workers left the island on October [...]

Ebola Scare Off the Coast of Belize City!

The possibility of a threat from the deadly Ebola virus placed the nation on edge on Thursday night, but tonight there is a sigh of relief. The scare started when [...]

Carnival Magic Passenger is Quarantined Onboard Cruise Ship

Prime Minister Dean Barrow was also at this morning’s press conference to quell fears. He reiterated that if there had been any way at all that he could have assisted [...]

P.M. Barrow Says No to Medevac from P.G.I.A.

Barrow says that he thought that was the end of the matter, until he was informed later in the day that the plane was in the air. But despite the [...]