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Enterobacter cloacae killed 7 of 12 infants at K.H.M.H.

The biggest scandal to hit the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is unraveling. Words cannot describe how the collective conscience of parents, particularly mothers, received the news that twelve newborns died [...]

Neonatal Unit closed for a month while upgrades being installed

Doctor Coye said that the bug could have come from another section of the hospital or from an incoming patient. There were questions regarding whether or not air condition problems [...]

K.H.M.H. Board wants answers as to why alarm not sounded quickly

Today, the Board of Governors held an emergency session to find out what happened. And the initial results were shared with the media. But there is still the question of [...]

Mother wants answers about December death of infants

The death of the babies has prompted other families to come forward with their own experiences even prior to the deaths reported in the first twenty days of May. Today, [...]

Woman who killed three children speaks in court

Felicia Chen, the mother who is facing murder charges for her three children: four year old Triana, three year old Thomas the third and one-year-old Trinaya…appeared for the third time [...]

Chaw Hiix devastated and Institute of Archaeology strapped for cash

On Tuesday, News Five reported that thousands of rotted bags full of Mayan artifacts which were left in a cement structure behind the site of Chau Hiix in the Crooked [...]

…And department stretched paper-thin

Attention is focused squarely on the Institute of Archaeology for the destruction of numerous Mayan sites. First it was Noh Mul in Orange Walk, which was pillaged to provide material [...]

Chau Hiix in Crooked Tree caught up in Noh Mul situation

Even as the Institute of Archaeology tries to juggle priorities to deal with the issues facing them at the Mayan Archaeological site of ChauHiix in Crooked Tree, it is caught [...]

Grave concerns between David Coye and City Hall

In January, the Belize City Council made the very unpopular decision to take over the provision of all cemetery services, including the construction of graves, vaults and tombstones. That’s traditionally [...]

Mayor cements relationship with Caribbean Shores residents

Mayor Darrell Bradley is going to run against incumbent U.D.P. Area Representative, Santiago ‘Santino’ Castillo, in Caribbean Shores. As far as political news goes, it’s no secret that that is [...]

Orange Walk resident busted twice with stolen passports and immigrants

In 2008, a passport, as well as other personal items belonging to OCEANA V.P., Audrey Matura-Shepherd, was reported stolen when someone broke into her parked vehicle on Regent Street.  The [...]

Fisherman loses case of undersized lobster and conch

A Roaring Creek Fisherman was slapped with a fine of almost ten thousand dollars for being in possession of undersized conchs and lobster found onboard his fishing vessel, Giana. The [...]

Well known chef and family busted with weed

A family of eight, including a well-known Belize City chef, appeared before Magistrate Hettie Mae Stewart this morning, where they were arraigned for possession of a controlled drug.  Fifty-two year [...]

Doctor speaks about infection at K.H.M.H.

As parents grieve the painful deaths of their loved ones, the public is outraged that the growing number of deaths could have gone unnoticed at the national referral hospital. This [...]

Police receive two Mahindras to battle northern crime

The police department has received two additional vehicles to increase their patrol capability. Deputy Commissioner of Police Elodio Aragon junior handed them over to the Officer Commanding the Northern Zone [...]