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Francis Fonseca calls for head of Minister of Health and independent investigation into neonatal deaths at K.H.M.H.

On Thursday, the K.H.M.H. Board of Governors, Management and the Prime Minister Dean Barrow sat at the head table of a press conference. It was to provide an update on [...]

Show me the money! Leader of Opposition says irregularities in monies paid to Vega’s nephew

And just as there were no answers as to who will be held accountable for the neonatal deaths, there are also none available to the question – why did Imer [...]

Fonseca says Vega has many questions to answer

The destruction of the northern Mayan Archaeological Site of Noh Mul is still very much front and center, even after three weeks without charges being levied. Again, Deputy Prime Minister [...]

FECTAB comes out blazing against $100 million tourism project on Crawl Caye

There is also an update on the one hundred million dollar tourism project for Crawl Caye which is within the World Heritage Site. The Prime Minister on Thursday said that [...]

Pamela Garnett and son, Mark Vernon acquitted of witness-tampering

Forty-two year old Pamela Garnett and her son, Mark Vernon, were acquitted of charges of Attempting to Suppress Evidence and Using Violence against a Witness when they appeared in magistrates’ [...]

Leader of Opposition weighs in on voided oil contracts

There is increased scrutiny on the onshore drilling case between OCEANA and Government in the wake of the resignation of Vice President of OCEANA Belize Audrey Matura-Shepherd. Government is appealing [...]

Cane Farmers Day

If you’re from Belize City, or anywhere else but the north of the country, odds are that you may not have known that today was El Dia de Los Caneros, [...]

Cane farmer celebrate successful crop year 2012

And if the mood today seemed jubilant, there was good reason. Last year’s crop season was considered an exception one, with unprecedented production and quality of cane. And this year’s [...]

Commercial poaching in Chiquibul

With assistance from PACT, the Friends for Conservation conducted research from October to March on the effects of poaching of game species within the Chiquibil. The finding of the report [...]

Barrow on Gender Policy 2013

May 2013 has probably generated more interest and controversy in the Government’s gender policy than in all the years combined since its first issue. Mired with controversy over definitions of [...]

REACHing out to youths through the creative arts

A new N.G.O. introduced itself publicly on Thursday; it is called Research, Education and Advocacy for Social Change.  As the name suggests, REACH will be actively promoting social change. In [...]

The launch of Micro-Enterprise Utility Start-up Package

A partnership between the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service and the various public utilities, to provide direct support to small business owners and new startups, has resulted in the [...]

The Hector Hoare Resource Center at Stella Maris

A lab at the Stella Maris Primary School in Belize City was transformed and today officially opened earlier today. It is the proud accomplishment of resourceful teachers and staff of [...]

Dorothy Menzies Child Care Center received donation from Hospital auxiliary

The Dorothy Menzies Child Care Center is home to some sixty underprivileged youths at its King’s Park location. Well today, the youths had reason to celebrate as much needed supplies [...]