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Doctor Marvin Manzanero is Not Resigning from his Post

News spread at the speed of lightening today about the purported resignation of Doctor Marvin Manzanero, the Director of Health Services, who has been the face in the fight against [...]

Statutory Instrument 134 is Broken Down

The new statutory instrument took effect on Tuesday, but as the government said today, alternative recommendations will be made.  Now, serious concerns were raised at the level of the National [...]

Is Confidentiality being Broken with Mandatory COVID List?

The S.I. legally compels the Director of Health Services to hand over the names of all COVID-19 patients across the country giving rise to the question of doctor/patient confidentiality.  According [...]

Restaurants and Churches Reopen to Limited Customers and Congregants

With a limit of only ten patrons or congregants, restaurants and churches can once again reopen, however, there are clear rules that speak to licenses in order to operate such [...]

38-Year-Old Elias Yacab of Succotz is Latest COVID-19 Victim!

There is a new COVID-19 death to report tonight. But before we tell you more, let’s take a look at the latest numbers released on Tuesday night.  There are thirty-four [...]

Why Only Ten for Churches and Restaurants but More for Buses?

Notwithstanding the mortality rate associated with COVID-19, we asked the Attorney General this morning about the rationale behind limiting restaurants and churches to ten persons while allowing buses and other [...]

No Election Date Set, but U.D.P. Machinery is Up and Running

There is still no fixed date for the November general elections, aside from the fact that it will be held within the first two weeks of that month.  Today, when [...]

P.U.P. Launches Women and Family Agenda

The People’s United Party is also gearing up elections and has been launching policy documents on a number of areas. On Saturday night, the P.U.P. launched its policy for family [...]

Kareem Musa Commits to Three Targets of the Women’s Agenda for Caribbean Shores!

The launch included the input of P.U.P. women across the country, as well as standard bearers and area representatives. Caribbean Shores area rep Kareem Musa committed to championing three main [...]

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 [...]

Looking Back at Said Musa’s Life in Politics

Former Prime Minister and eight-time P.U.P. area representative Said Musa has retired from electoral politics after a life of public service to the constituents of Fort George and the country.  [...]

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 [...]

Quarantine Regulations Further Amended

The Quarantine Regulations have been further amended now that the number of COVID cases appears to be decelerating. The new regulations allow for a soft re-opening of the certain businesses. [...]

If You Are Travelling from Belize, Here’s Instructions for PCR Testing

If you are travelling from Belize, the following is information that you need to factor in your plans. The Office of the Director of Health Services says that there is [...]

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 [...]

Net Steps Down from Additional Posts

As we reported earlier this week, embattled former B.T.L. Chairman Nestor Vasquez has vacated other posts he has held on various statutory bodies, including Chair of the Social Security Board [...]

Kareem Musa Says Qualified Young Belizean Should Be Appointed as B.T.L. Chair

It is expected that Alan Slusher will replace Nestor Vasquez as Chair of the B.T.L. Board of Directors. He will be appointed as interim chairman. Slusher is a former advisor [...]

Kareem Musa Reacts to Wil Maheia Wanting to Run in Fort George

Belize Territorial Volunteer Wil Maheia announced on Thursday that he will run in the Fort George Division under the Belize Progressive Party.  According to Maheia, who has lost twice in [...]

BPM Doesn’t Support Wil for Fort George

On Tuesday, Wil Maheia of the Belize Progressive Party declared his candidacy for the Fort George division in Belize City. But his colleagues from the Belize Peace Movement are not [...]