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A Pregnant Mother in Cayo Tests Positive for Zika

There is another confirmed case of zika in Belize. Late this evening, the Ministry of Health issued a release confirming that another patient has tested positive for the virus. This [...]

Did Police Pummel Zachry Knox Following Incident Involving Top Cop?

On May twelfth, nineteen-year-old Zachry Knox allegedly fired three shots at Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams during a high speed chase in the city. Knox was picked up that [...]

Public Service Day Celebrated with Information Fair

An all-day information fair concluded in Belize City this evening.  The event was part of the annual celebration of Public Service Day and saw the participation of a number of [...]

B.E.L. and Restore Belize Sign MOU for High School Scholarship

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed earlier today between Belize Electricity Limited and Restore Belize for a grant of thirty-six thousand dollars.  The money, given for a specific purpose, has [...]

Skills Training Center Showcases Talented Young Students

Over four hundred students have been graduated from the Skill Training Center in Belize City since its inception in 2012. There has been a fifty percent success rate so far [...]

G.O.B. Revokes Controversial Sarstoon Law!

There’s a lot of news tonight revolving out of Belize/Guatemala talks and the Sarstoon – perhaps the most sensational being that G.O.B. has revoked the Sarstoon Prohibition S.I., that piece [...]

P.U.P. Cancels Planned Weekend Sarstoon Trip

While those talks were supposed to be happening on Saturday, the P.U.P. had planned a trip to the Sarstoon. They claimed that it was an educational trip as opposed to [...]

Deputy Party Leader Cordel Hyde Says There Were No Boats

The revocation of the Sarstoon Prohibition SI comes only four days after it was challenged in Court by the People’s United Party, and three days after the P.U.P. planned an [...]

C.E.O. George Lovell Speaks on SI Annulment

The P.U.P. may not be showing much enthusiasm just yet, but for Ministry of National Security C.E.O. George Lovell the agreement is a welcome one. We’ve all seen the footage [...]

Former P.U.P. Minister Elijio Briceno Passes Away

The father of P.U.P. leader John Briceño passed away at midnight on Saturday after a long illness. Elijio Joe Briceño was a former Minister of Government, and as such will [...]

Cordel Hyde Weighs in on B.T.L. Arbitration Award

In a matter of a couple weeks, the arbitration panel will be delivering its final, tabulated award on B.T.L. share value assessment, reliably reported to be close to half a [...]

Police Investigation into Alleged Abduction of Roger Plett Concludes

Last Wednesday, the C.E.O.s of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and National Security spoke out for the first time on an allegation made by Belizean Roger Plett. Plett claimed that [...]

A Run for Diabetes Awareness

The Second Annual Diabetic Run and Wellness Expo was held over the weekend in the west. Wellness Ambassadors in collaboration with the Belize Diabetic Association Belmopan Branch and Marathon runner [...]

Ocean-lovers Hold Hands Against Offshore Oil Development in Belize

On Saturday at midday, Belizeans across the country joined hands on beaches, along sea walls and other public areas to stand in unity against offshore oil development in Belize’s sea [...]

Chocolatiers Descend on Punta Gorda for Annual Festival

It started as the annual Cacao Festival, but over the weekend, the tenth edition of the event surrounding chocolate was held in the southernmost town of Punta Gorda. The three-day [...]

Police United to Defend Belize in CONCACAF Champions League

The Police United Football Club, winners of the 2016 Premier League tournament, will represent Belize in the upcoming CONCACAF Champions League series.  It is a momentous occasion since the Belize [...]

Team Needs Financial Assistance to Meet Competition Expenses

The team has put together a budget for expenses related to the tournament; however, it needs another one hundred thousand dollars to meet its overheads.   Supt. Andres Makin Sr., [...]

Shyne Rocks Bad Boy’s Barclays Center Concert from Xunantunich

Music powerhouse Bad Boy Records took a journey down memory lane this weekend.  An audience of twenty thousand gathered at the Barclays Center in New York City to experience the [...]

Briceño Says a Message Must Be Sent to Guatemala

The Sarstoon River is currently a study in confusion and controversy. Here’s why. We’ve always owned half of the southernmost waterway. Guatemala has a claim, but we own it. Things [...]

Will the P.U.P. Reach the Sarstoon on Saturday?

The P.U.P. heads to the Sarstoon on Saturday, with its leadership scheduled to depart P.G. at ten for the Guatemalan controlled waterway. But with all that said, will the P.U.P. [...]

Parliamentarians Discuss Belize & Guatemala

Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael Peyrefitte, while attending the Eighteenth Extraordinary Meeting of FOPREL in Nicaragua, met with Mario Taracena Diaz-Sol.  He is the Speaker of the Congress [...]

Gateway Youth Center Hosts Community Health Fair

“Healthy Me, Healthy You, A Gateway to a Healthy Life” – that was the theme of a community health fair held today at the Gateway Youth Center on Daker’s Street [...]

The Opposition Will Be Represented at Istanbul Talks

Very high level delegations from Belize and Guatemala will be meeting in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday to discuss the Sarstoon. That’s the venue slated for the talks surrounding what has [...]

Will the P.U.P. Reach the Sarstoon this Saturday?

The talks are critical for another more local, political reason. The unpopular and controversial SI passed by G.O.B. prohibiting civilians from entering the Sarstoon expires six days from Saturday. Prime [...]

P.U.P. Leader Lashes Out at PM Barrow for Arbitration Award

All eyes may be to the South and West as the Belize/Guatemala issue percolates. But there’s a financial storm brewing – with wind gusts of just over half of a [...]