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A National Media Campaign on SARS-CoV-2

The British Government is funding the “National Media Campaign on SARS-CoV-2” to the tune of eighty thousand four hundred and ninety dollars. The informational media campaign is aimed at preventing [...]

New Buildings and Roads to be Named after Belizean Patriots

To close the newscast tonight we tell you about several locations across the country, including roads, bridges and public buildings, that are being named after prominent Belizeans whose contribution to [...]

What Killed Denise Torres?

Forty-five-year-old Belize City resident Denise Torres died within a matter of minutes on Saturday, spreading alarm among her family members and those who knew her.  While Torres’ death went viral [...]

What Happened to Orlando Velasquez?

Forty-seven-year-old Orlando Velasquez better known as Easy Bob of Belize City was found dead on Sunday. Velasquez’s body was found floating nude near the House of Culture in Belize City.  [...]

Independence Day Addresses Focus on COVID-19, but Politics as Usual…

National celebrations were muted this year due to the COVID pandemic. The events were mostly held virtually due to restrictions in place, save for Independence Day on September twenty-first. The [...]

Faber Talks Good Governance on Independence Day

With the retirement of PM Barrow, Leader elect Patrick Faber of the United Democratic Party is facing Opposition Leader John Briceño in the upcoming general elections.  Faber addressed the Independence [...]

Police to Crack Down on Social Gatherings

The Commissioner of Police has a message for those of you who are still hosting parties with persons outside of their household.  ComPol Williams says that he has instructed his [...]

BTV Heads to Sarstoon Island on Independence Weekend

A commemorative excursion to Sarstoon Island in honour of Hubert Pipersburgh and Nedal McLaren, both well-known members of the Belize Territorial Volunteers who passed away this year, was held over [...]

George Price is Remembered on National Service Day

To end our newscast tonight, the late Father of Independence George Cadle Price was remembered by the People’s United Party on Saturday, which is commemorated as National Service Day.  Nine [...]

Belize Hotel Association Awards Five Scholarships

The Belize Hotel Association conducted a virtual scholarship ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the private sector tourism organization issued five scholarships—two tertiary level and three secondary level—to students from [...]

Tombs Damaged at Lord Ridge

This morning, a report of an exposed casket at the Lord Ridge Cemetery was widely shared across Facebook. The report was that the tomb was damaged from an accident and [...]

Missing Woman Located!

Police say that missing woman Florita Harris has been located. She was found in Corozal but now police need the help of her family to bring her home. Superintendent Alejandro [...]

September’s Children Rally Held Virtually

Like most events now, the annual Children’s Rally was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The rally was held under this year’s September Celebrations theme “Overcoming Adversity, [...]

Kareem Musa and Team Youth Celebrate National Service Day

Saturday will be commemorated as National Service Day in memory of Right Honorable George Price. The day is set aside every year as part of September Celebrations to offer a [...]

How Are You Going to Bring in Independence Day?

How are you going to bring in Independence Day 2020? Annually, around this time the September celebration activities would have hundreds of residents gather to enjoy. But given the COVID-19 [...]

Will Net Vasquez Face Criminal Charges?

The Net Vasquez fiasco continues to reverberate since the start of the week and there is no telling of the length of time it will take for the inquiry to [...]

No Word on Other Resignations for Embattled B.T.L. Ex-Chairman

In the wake of the allegations made against Nestor Vasquez on Monday, the longstanding chairman of the national telephone company demitted office on Tuesday as the Board when the Directors [...]

Johnny Openly Questions B.T.L.’s Value

When the scandalous matter was raised in the House of Representatives, B.T.L.’s fiscal performance was the topic of a testy exchange between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the [...]

Cross-Border Trade and Activities Happening in the South

We’ll have more from the B.P.P. later in the newscast, but Maheia also spoke on the low number of COVID-19 cases in the Toledo District, where there are nine positive [...]

What’s the Status of Illegal Fishing in Southern Waters?

From illegal cross border activities to illegal fishing – is it still happening in our waters during the pandemic?  As Leader of the Belize Territorial Volunteers, Wil Maheia says that [...]

Laura Tucker-Longsworth Shares Experience in the House of Representative

Laura Tucker-Longsworth was appointed Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2017, making her the third woman to hold the post. She doesn’t have a background in law, but holds [...]

Equal Opportunities Bill Pulled

The Equal Opportunities Bill was scheduled to be tabled in the House of Representatives this Wednesday, but it has now been shelved.  Late this evening, the government confirmed that cabinet [...]

Tires Set Ablaze in Protest of Equal Opportunities Bill

Ahead of cabinet meeting today, as the sun began to rise, tires were set on fire on two major highways. The vehicle tires were set ablaze near mile thirty-eight on [...]

NEAB Supports Equal Opportunities for All, but Has Issue with LGBT

The National Evangelical Association of Belize, NEAB, is the religious group leading the charge against the Equal Opportunities Bill.  NEAB Second Vice President, Pastor Scott Stirm says that the bill [...]

UNIBAM Executive Director Reacts to Cabinet Decision

So it is not expected that the bill in its current form will go to the House before Election Day and the government has decided to play it safe other [...]