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Situation Critical: K.H.M.H. Awaits Mexico Roof Rescue

Since Wednesday, the national referral hospital has been providing only about fifty percent of services. The roofing of the facility has been confirmed to be compromised and about one hundred [...]

P.U.P. Says Gov’t Knew and Did Nothing

How much did the Government know about the situation with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, and how much of its current state could have been prevented? These are the questions [...]

In Roaring Creek, Alvin Montero Meets Gruesome End

The seventh murder since Friday evening occurred in Roaring Creek, Cayo District.  A body was retrieved from the river in the village this morning after it was spotted by women [...]

City Families Come to Grips with Loss of Matriarchs

Two grieving families torn apart by the relentless gunfire are tonight looking for answers as well as for justice. Theresita Flowers and Bernadine Lauriano were both murdered in the recent [...]

Questions About New Civic Management

On Monday, we introduced you to the new team of managers for the Belize Civic Center. The Government signed a three-year contract with Apex Events Services LLC of Florida, whose [...]

P.U.P. Wants Southside as “Special Development Zone”

The People’s United Party this afternoon addressed the state of affairs in Belize City in relation to crime. Party Leader John Briceño and Deputy Cordel Hyde lamented the weekend’s developments [...]

Cordel Hyde Says Parents Must Step Up Now

During his tour of municipalities for the recent municipal elections, Briceño spent much time in Belize City touring homes and speaking to residents. But his deputy, Cordel Hyde, has been [...]

Will Gov’t Ignore Latest P.U.P. Overtures?

The call to address crime has become a plank of the P.U.P.’s public statements, but even Briceño admits it seems to be falling on deaf ears. Beyond an initial acknowledgment [...]

Nat’l Assembly Should Decide on Public Emergency

Precisely what is the intent of Section eighteen of the Constitution, cited by Prime Minister Dean Barrow as the basis for the latest measures against crime? It provides for the [...]

2 Ministers, 2 C.E.O.’s for National Security

On Sunday afternoon, following a twenty-four-hour period of wanton bloodshed in Belize City, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced a reshuffling of Cabinet to allow for a new crime fighting strategy [...]

Teachers Say No to Return of John Saldivar

The Belize National Teachers Union today spoke about the new Ministry of National Security. The union says it is not happy with the appointment of John Saldivar.  The B.N.T.U. says [...]

B.N.T.U. Heads Back to Belmopan on Budget Debate Day

The B.N.T.U. will take to Belmopan on Thursday to hold a rally in light of the abuse and violence against children and women.  According to President Elena Smith, the B.N.T.U. [...]

Will Teacher Salaries Be Docked for Protest?

Since the announcement of the rally, there have been a number of memos issued to teachers. Those memos say that those who do not show up to teach on Thursday [...]

G.S.T. Tax Bites ‘Stupid’

They split not too long ago, but the three sugar cane farmers’ associations are uniting in common cause against the announcement of exemptions to General Sales Tax to be implemented [...]

Re-Evaluation Coming for Operation ACT

Last October, the Police Department launched Operation ACT as a means of tackling crime on Southside of Belize City. It had its successes and failures, but with the breakdown over [...]

Time to Counsel Hurt Southside Kids

One aspect of the crime situation not regularly discussed is the traumatic impact on the youngest citizens – whether they are perpetrator, victim, or innocent bystander. The former Southside commander [...]

The Importance of Mangroves

A study has been undertaken to find out how mangrove cover has changed in the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site and across Belize between 1980 and 2017. [...]

A Day of Play at B.T.L. Park

Child Stimulation Month activities continue with the annual Early Childhood Education Expo. The Ministry of Education during this month is encouraging parents of children between the ages of newborn and [...]