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PG woman is murdered on Mother’s Day

As women celebrated Mother’s Day, the life of a twenty-eight year old mother was viciously taken in the presence of her two year old daughter. It was a callous crime [...]

3 Honduran nationals rescued at sea

Three Honduran men set out to sea last Tuesday heading to Placencia but they never got to their intended destination. Their vessel apparently experienced mechanical problems and the trio drifted [...]

Health Minister says he is not expected to micromanage hospitals

At a press conference hosted by the Ministry of Health last Friday, media personnel were informed that each media house could ask only two questions. Calling a press conference to [...]

The list of U.D.P. supporters from the north who got the Mother’s Day cash

Minister of Health, Pablo Marin, might worry about pesky health-related matters like a lack of basic medication, no money to hire doctors and no money for properly equipped ambulances…but politician [...]

Promising student loses life in road accident

There have been about thirty fatal traffic accidents since the beginning of the year and on Saturday there was another traffic fatality to add to the growing list. A promising [...]

Cop is convicted of theft

Less than two weeks ago, an officer was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of firearm and ammunition offenses.  Tonight, Police Constable Brandon Hertular, accused of [...]

Wilfred Ramirez behind bars for taking a gun to a funeral

Last Friday, twenty-one year old Wilfred Ramirez attended the funeral of Julian Willoughby, an associate of his who was slain during a hail of gunfire the weekend before.  While mourners [...]

Did Health Minister discontinue the pharmacist exam?

The ongoing controversy within the Ministry of Health has become somewhat cloudy. Ministry of Health C.E.O., Peter Allen, continues to insist that patient safety is top priority. So does the [...]

Pharmacists’ Association calls for proper, transparent testing protocols

One other area where there is significant discord is the testing of pharmaceuticals which are brought into the country. The Ministry of Health insists that proper testing protocols are in [...]

2 shootings in the Old Capital

Early in the newscast, we told you about two persons who lost their lives in separate incidents. But in the City, two persons were injured in unrelated shootings over the [...]

Siian Rancharan honoured for Do Di Rait Ting Program

Du Di Rait Ting is a program by the Community Policing Unit of the Police Department that gives recognition to young persons, who are exemplary students within their respective schools [...]

Rasha Dawson also recognized for stellar performance at Gwen Liz

Also being recognized today was Rasha Dawson of Gwen Lizarraga High School. Eighteen-year-old Dawson is a fourth form student in the business program at the high school. Following an accident [...]

Dale Reynaud says his name has been tainted by a murder he didn’t commit

On Thursday, January thirtieth, forty-three-year-old Sittee River resident Ana Foster left home to go visit her son. She never reached his home. Early the next morning her lifeless body was [...]

Ministry of Health launches a health plan

This morning, the Ministry of Health launched its blueprint for the effective and efficient integration of health services. It’s entitled the Belize Health Sector Strategic Plan, and the focus is [...]

Nurses – Force for Change and A Vital Resource for Health

The nurses of Belize are rarely in the spotlight, seldom singled out for criticism, praise or controversy. But there is no doubt they are a very vital component of our [...]

Football, basketball and volleyball stats in Sports Monday

Good evening I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday. Week 13 in the NEBL season saw the Corozal Heat show up at Sugar City Friday night with only 6 [...]