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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 [...]

P.U.P. Says G.O.B. Acted Illegally

Under the Petrocaribe initiative, the government has gotten access to hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela – two hundred and twenty-eight million to be exact. That very concessionary loan [...]

P.U.P. Seeks Legal Advice on Taking G.O.B. to Court

But with all that said…is there anything that can be done? According to Espat there are two options, and the National Executive of the P.U.P. has given the go ahead [...]

Belize Prepares for Ebola

With the news that the health worker aboard the Carnival Magic had tested negative for Ebola, the threat to Belize was gone. But it was a wake-up call, sent home [...]

Manuel Heredia Says G.O.B.’s Decision Will Not Affect Tourism

As you heard earlier in the newscast, the Leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca he supports the decision taken by the prime minister not to allow a cruise ship passenger [...]

Lloyd Leslie Jr. Apologizes and Walks Free

  In April 2012, a Wesley College Junior College student was the victim of an attempted robbery as he and a female friend were heading home from school.  Anthony Mark [...]

Mega-Million Cruise Port Construction Underway

Remember Norwegian Cruise Line and their mega-tourism project on Harvest Caye. Well, the last time we heard, the government sub-committee that was set up to deal with the project had [...]

Local Artwork Exhibition At the Ramada Princess

Distinctive Belizean art pieces are often lost among the wide array of products from the region. Ongoing at the Ramada Belize City Princes, is an exhibition of locally made artwork [...]

Belize Training & Employment Centre Prepares Belizeans for Work

  The number of call centers is growing in Belize creating employment to just under three thousand Belizeans. This week, the Belize Training and Employment Center is preparing individuals to [...]