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John Briceño Says G.O.B.’s Response is ‘So Wrong’

The buzz this week has been about the legalization of marijuana as proposed by the Leader of the Opposition John Briceño.  Briceño suggested that Belize should follow countries like Canada, [...]

Opposition Leader Says Belize Can Benefit if Medic al Marijuana is Legalized

The use of marijuana for medicinal purposes is garnering increased acceptance and according to Briceño, investors are looking to Caribbean countries where they can build resorts that cater to medical [...]

Health Minister Speaks on Possibility of Legalizing Medical Marijuana

According to research, usage of marijuana can ease pain, nausea/vomiting, hot flashes, loss of appetite, anxiety, insomnia which are symptoms of breast cancer causes. The idea of legalizing marijuana for [...]

B.P.P. Said ‘Legalize It’ from Years Ago

But today, the Belize Progressive Party said they’ve been championing to legalize marijuana long before Briceño announced his proposal.  The B.P.P. said that while they welcome the Opposition Leader’s support, [...]

Politician’s Brakes Hose Intentionally Cut; Political Sabotage?

The P.U.P.’s area representative for Stann Creek West, Rodwell Ferguson, says his life was in danger on Tuesday night when he lost control his vehicle as he headed home.  He [...]

Classes resume at Sacred Heart Primary

Students are back in school today at Sacred Heart Primary in Dangriga. They were out of classes for over a week after the public health department shut down the school [...]

Ministry of National Security Leads Excursions Up Sarstoon River

Traversing the Sarstoon River has been a daring feat for any civilian wishing to visit the southernmost reaches of the country.  That’s because the Guatemalan Armed Forces have kept a [...]

Ministry Says Sarstoon Trip Is Not to Sway Voter Opinion

The scheduled trips are coincidentally or deliberately planned very close to the 2019 I.C.J. referendum which is just about five months away. The presence of the GAF at the Sarstoon [...]

A 19-year-old Faces Murder Charge Following “Scrub Board’s” Death

Nineteen-year-old Stephan Bowen is facing a charge of murder, following the death of Elroy ‘Scrub Board’ Saldano who was shot while riding a bicycle in the vicinity of Belize Water [...]

Bert Vasquez Appears Before the Court of Appeal Unrepresented

Convicted inmate Bert Vasquez has been extended a final lifeline in an attempt to appeal a guilty verdict handed down by the Supreme Court in July 2017.  This morning, he [...]

Grieving Mother Blames Southern Regional for Death of Jayeisha Parchue

The circumstances surrounding the death of twenty-year-old Jayeisha Parchue at the hands of doctors in Dangriga earlier this month continue to ripple across Belizean society.  The incident which resulted in [...]

Health Minister: “It Is Normal for the Family to Blame the Hospital”

So while Marsha Romero is taking legal action, today, we asked Health Minister Pablo Marin about the allegations of malpractice and neglect at the Southern Regional Hospital. According to Marin, [...]

$1.6 Million Renovation at K.H.M.H. Completed

On Tuesday, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority announced that the nation’s referral hospital was back to one hundred percent. Essential services provided by the hospital were suspended for months [...]

B.P.P. Weighs In on I.C.J. with their Research Findings

At a press conference today, the Belize Progressive Party maintained a ‘NO position to taking the territorial dispute to the I.C.J.  According to the B.P.P., they have done significant research [...]

Corozal Bay Area Rep., Pablo Marin, Is Pro-I.C.J.

But Minister of Health and the U.D.P.’s Corozal Bay area representative, Pablo Marin, says he is pro-I.C.J.   Marin joins a list of U.D.P. cabinet ministers and politicians who have gone [...]

B.P.P. in Solidarity with B.N.T.U.

The B.P.P. also said today that it is in solidarity with the Belize National Teachers Union and the Christian Workers Union. Party Leader Patrick Rogers says that the B.P.P. will [...]

Missing Teen Returns Home

Danielly Tillett is back and safe at home. The fourteen-year-old girl left her home in August Pine Ridge and had not been seen or heard from since September twenty-fourth. There’s [...]

Health Professionals from SICA Discuss Issues of Vector Control in the Region

Health personnel from SICA countries, including the Dominican Republic, are here in Belize. At this first meeting, the technocrats are discussing issues of vector control in the region and will [...]

B.T.I.A. Launches 20th Edition of Destination Belize

The Belize Tourism Industry Association launched the twentieth edition of the Destination Belize magazine. The publication’s theme ‘Find our Roots, Feel (Y)our Rhythms’ celebrates Belize’s cultural heritage. The covers were [...]

38 Law Enforcement Officers Graduate as GREAT Instructors

Since it started in 2011 in Belize, over two hundred officers have completed the GREAT programme of the police department which is turning things around for at risk youths.  The [...]