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Belize Refuses Donation of Testing Kits from the Republic of Korea to the Region

There is a most worrisome report coming out of the region tonight. Heads of Government of SICA met in March and adopted a Regional Contingency Plan to combat the novel [...]

Belize Running Low on Viral Swabs

There will be an increase in sampling and testing countrywide especially in the Cayo and Corozal Districts for the COVID-19 virus. However, supplies such as swabs to collect samples are [...]

COVID-19 Patient 8 is Lands Inspector Ramsley Gillett from Corozal

There is a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Corozal District.  The patient is Ramsey Gillett, a brave public officer who works at the Lands Department in Corozal Town [...]

Dr. Manzanero Says Patients 6, 7 Stable

Mapping and testing of other persons infected by the virus continues by the Ministry of Health.  On ‘Ask the Experts’ today, Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero provided an [...]

Evidence Points to a Community Spread

There are now a total of eight Belizeans who tested positive for the virus. And it is expected that the number will increase in the days to come. While the [...]

Three Policemen Detained for Sexual Coercion

Turning to a despicable sex video in circulation; three officers, including a corporal, have been identified as the policemen behind the most appalling act of sexual coercion that was recorded [...]

Senior Expert Investigating Despicable Incident

According to ComPol Williams, the despicable act perpetrated by the officers undermines the work of the police department, as well as the individual efforts of their colleagues in shaping the [...]

Corporal’s Resignation to be Rescinded, He Still Faces Disciplinary Action

The officers involved have been identified as a corporal and two police constables.  Notwithstanding the tendering of his resignation a week or so ago, ComPol Williams will be withdrawing that [...]

Police Allegedly Force Man and Woman to Have Sex While They Recorded

A state of emergency, amid the coronavirus crisis, remains in effect for the entire country of Belize.  The police are expected to enforce the law but tonight, many are questioning [...]

P.U.P. Outraged About Video; Officers Should Be Removed from Department

Late this evening, the People’s United Party issued a statement in respect of the graphic video about which the complainant spoke at the top of the news. The P.U.P. says [...]

COVID-19 Patient 7 Hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.

The Ministry of Health conducted thirty-five tests on Monday, all of which resulted negative for the COVID-19 virus.  So far, three hundred and three persons have been screened and thirty-one [...]

Patients 1, 2 & 3 to be Swabbed

According to Doctor Marvin Manzanero, while patient seven is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H., he is doing well. Patient one and two are recovering in San Pedro Town and are expected [...]

MOH to Ramp Up Testing; More Test Kits on the Way

The Ministry of Health says that it will step up its COVID-19 testing. Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero says that they are expanding their screening efforts as they [...]

Equipment List for COVID-19

There are many questions on people’s minds. Are there enough ventilators, personal protective gears or test kits?  As you’ve heard and seen, the pandemic is always evolving and so is [...]

Cayo District Locks Down for Fourteen Days Beginning Tonight

Of the seven confirmed cases, the Cayo District accounts for three COVID-19 infections, including one deceased person. So at eight tonight, that district goes on lockdown to prevent the spread [...]

Cayo Mayor Says G.O.B. Should Provide Monthly Grants to Councils

Mayors across the country are facing financial problems created by the impact of the COVID-19.  Like businesses, councils are not able to conduct business and collect revenues. The entire Cayo [...]

Belize Records First COVID-19 Related Death

There are seven known cases of COVID 19 now, the first Belizean to die here from the virus is fifty-five-year-old Hubert Pipersburgh; he passed away on Sunday at the isolation [...]

Pipersburgh’s Wife Claims Neglect by Health Professionals

While Prime Minister Dean Barrow says that herculean efforts were done to attempt to save him, Pipersburgh’s wife says otherwise. In an emotional Facebook post, Maria Recinos shared her family’s [...]

Patient Five is a Belizean Student

On Sunday, Belize confirmed its fifth COVID-19 case. Patient five is a Belizean student who returned from the U.S.A. via Mexico and remains in strict quarantine.  The student arrived in [...]

Two More COVID-19 Cases Brings the Total to 7

Belize has confirmed seven cases of the deadly novel coronavirus so far. Two hundred and sixty-eight persons have been tested so far.  Patient four, fifty-five-year-old Hubert Pipersburgh, died from the [...]

Cayo District Placed Under Enhanced Quarantine

Late this afternoon, the Prime Minister released a recorded statement after today’s meeting of the National Oversight Committee. PM Dean Barrow announced new measures. The first is that the entire [...]

Enhance Measures for Countrywide Lockdown

The National Oversight Committee took additional measures with respect to the rest of the country.  Hardware stores that were allowed to keep their doors open in the first list are [...]

Belize City Mayor Mourns Passing of Hubert Pipersburgh

The Belize City Council, the Belize Territorial Volunteers and many others are mourning the passing of Hubert Pipersburgh, the first casualty of COVID-19 in the country.  The fifty-five-year-old returned to [...]

Mayor Wagner in Isolation Despite Testing Negative for COVID-19

Mayor Bernard Wagner is among a group of employees at City Hall who have been sequestered inside their homes after being swabbed over the weekend.  They remain in mandatory isolation [...]

COVID-19 Hits City Hall, Belize City Mayor to be Tested

At one-twenty-five this morning, a fourth case of COVID-19 was confirmed following a battery of tests of twenty-five persons.  The announcement was made before nine o’clock this morning to the [...]