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Unidentified flying what? Healthy Living sees floaters

Floaters are common after you turn forty, and they are a normal part of the aging process. They are lines of lights in which patients say they see blurry visions. [...]

K.H.M.H. babies dead and PAHO report shows intravenous transmission of bacteria

Thirteen babies died in less than a month at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in May. Seven of the deaths were caused by a bacteria called Enterobacter Cloacae. But why [...]

Serious shortcomings of K.H.M.H. revealed by PAHO

Five weeks after thirteen babies died at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, a report on the deaths was discussed with the media by the K.H.M.H. officials even though it has [...]

2 suspended for baby mix up at Western Regional Hospital

The K.H.M.H. is not the only hospital facing criticism. The Western Regional Hospital was also criticized following a body switching error. A twenty-three year old mother lost her newborn at [...]

Charges to be levied for the destruction of Noh Mul

In early May, the wrath of international and local media, the Institute of Archaeology, the Ministry of Culture and local organizations was brought down on the persons who willfully destroyed [...]

P.S.E. winners awarded

Every year, the best and brightest students who excel in the Primary School Examinations are recognized for their intellectual achievement. And this morning, these young stars gathered at the Institute [...]

Minister says training needed for alternative to corporal punishment

At Monday’s press conference held by the Belize National Teachers Union (B.N.T.U.), corporal punishment was one of the various contentious issues raised by the union. Minister of Education Patrick Faber [...]

Minister of Education getting along well with B.N.T.U.

Firing back at Minister Faber for his very derogatory comments about teachers and about the unions, the B.N.T.U. has levied accusations that he is out of touch with their concerns [...]

O.A.S. hands over equipment to Belize and Guatemala soldiers

The European Union and the Canadian government today made a donation to the Belize and Guatemalan forces that will assist them in enhancing accuracy of border patrols. The ceremony took [...]

Bees sting man into hospital

A family from the Orange Walk district is lucky to be alive after they were stung by killer bees on Wednesday evening. Ofelia Cocom has lived near the Palmar/Boundary Road [...]

3 years in Belize without a proper permit

A Guatemalan man must either pay one thousand dollars or serve a year as a guest at the Belize Central Prison. And even after doing one or the other, thirty-four [...]

Prisoner claims he is being victimized behind bars

Thirty-seven year old Ralph Wellington Middleton, accused of attacking a security guard in mid-May, says his constitutional rights are being violated because he is being victimized behind bars.  On Tuesday, [...]

US Court rules in favour of same sex marriage

While we await the decision of the Belize Supreme Court in the case of Caleb Orozco versus the Attorney General challenging the criminalization of homosexuality, the United States Supreme Court [...]

The Next Superstar takes off to new heights

Season two of Be the Next Superstar premiered as scheduled on Tuesday night at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. The lineup included ten hopefuls from Group A and [...]

British Caribbean Bank gets big CCJ judgment against G.O.B.

This morning, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) delivered a bombshell decision against the Government of Belize (G.O.B.). The CCJ discharged the injunction preventing the British Caribbean Bank from pursuing [...]

PM dons a hard hat for meeting in United Kingdom

Incidentally, the Prime Minister of Belize Dean Barrow is also in the United Kingdom. Earlier today, PM Barrow today met with the Chairman of the City of London Policy and [...]

Ministry of Health expresses deep regrets for baby issue at Western Regional

In May, the PM was seated at the head table of the press conference room inside the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital addressing the deaths of thirteen newborns that were assigned [...]

NEMO finds flood victims in Jordan Village

On Monday we showed you the villagers farthest south of the country that have been affected by the deposit left in the wake of Tropical Depression Two. Flood waters that [...]

New Albert Street rules and woes

Motorists driving within the downtown area in front of Market Square would have noticed that since the weekend, the street in front of the Belize Bank, adjacent to Mule Park, [...]

B.N.T.U. takes on Minister’s “Incompetent Teacher” speech

While the current infrastructural projects forces motorists to take more time along the city streets, on Monday, the Belize National Teachers Union was driven to speak about the comments made [...]

B.N.T.U. asks what is to replace corporal punishment

Corporal Punishment was also discussed by the union. Teachers are no longer allowed to use the rod to discipline children. Minister Faber also lashed out at teachers who continue to [...]

Woman hides her stash near her unmentionables

Corporal punishment is also not allowed in our justice system, but either a fine or prison time would suffice for minor infractions. A woman in Belize City narrowly escaped getting [...]

News of a kidnapping; perpetrator accosted cab driver

A Belize City man who terrorized a taxi-man after taking his cab was found guilty of kidnapping in the court of Justice Adolph Lucas.  The sensational case stems from an [...]

Territorial Volunteers make a splash at Garbutt Falls

The lesson learned is that it doesn’t pay to take an unsanctioned ride in someone else’s property. But the same can be said for the Guatemalan nationals who illegally kill [...]

Activist and Facebook friend donates to youth initiative

The academic calendar for 2012 concludes at the end of the month for primary schools across the country.  While most students will be on summer vacation, social activist Moses Sulph [...]