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Health Minister Explains Ministry’s Request to Use N.H.I. Reserve Funds

Health Minister Pablo Marin today broke his silence regarding his ministry’s intention to apply for a one point six million-dollar grant to be drawn from the National Health Insurance Reserve [...]

Minister Marin Walks Back, says “We Cannot Send that Proposal There”

According to Marin, the ministry intended to draw one point six million dollars of the three million dollars that make up the N.H.I. reserve.  He says that he identified the [...]

Joehann Construction and Engineering Awarded Contract to Build Medical Stores Facility

So what the Ministry of Health did was to identify a project, in this case, the construction for a medical stores facility in Belmopan, and award the contract to Joehann [...]

Everal Martinez to Stand Trial for Rape and Murder of Baby Allyssa Nunez

In 2018, a toddler was raped and murdered while she was in the care of her stepfather at their Maskall home.  The mother of the child, Denika Flowers, was not [...]

An Update on the Southern Regional Morgue

In April, the People United Party fired off a release stating that the country should be appalled and outraged over the malfunctioning morgue at the Southern Regional Hospital.  On Friday, [...]

Belize Bus Association Gets a Solution; Small Compromise Made

The Belize Bus Association was able to come to an agreement with the Ministry of Transport about foreign owned buses making stops in Belize.  On Tuesday, the association met with [...]

Changes for Foreign-Owned Buses Becomes Effective in September

So, how will these changes take place? The B.B.A. says that the Attorney General committed to getting this done over the next few days and that it may not have [...]

Kareem Musa Explains Selection of Delegates for China Visit

A delegation of Belizean politicians, including Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa and Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold, returned from a visit to Mainland China over the weekend.  While they may [...]

“I would have gone regardless…” – Kareem Musa

When asked if he would have accepted the offer to travel to China, considering the storm that it has since created, Musa did not shy away from reaffirming his position [...]

U.D.P.: Kareem Musa’s Visit to China Borders Betrayal of the National Interest

The governing party this afternoon sent out a release making assertions that the visit by the parliamentarian and delegation was a ploy by the People’s United Party to bolster its [...]

26 Students are Awarded B&B Scholarships

A group of students were in a celebratory mood at Bowen and Bowen Brewery in Ladyville, Belize District.  And for good reason, twenty-six of them will go on to further [...]

A Conservation Camp for Kids

The Clear Water Marine Aquarium Research Institute wrapped up its first ever Belize Marine Conservation Summer camp. Sixty children between the ages of five to fifteen attended the three-day conservation [...]

Cleopatra White Polyclinic Certified Mother-Baby Friendly Facility

An initiative to promote breastfeeding took place today as part of activities to celebrate Breastfeeding Week. The Cleopatra White Polyclinic in Belize City was designated as a mother/baby friendly facility. [...]

Adult Female Tapir is Fatally Injured and Butchered

A vehicle unfortunately knocked down and killed a female tapir on the area of Manatee Lookout on the Philip Goldson Highway.  And soon enough, the legs of the tapir were [...]

Belize Sends Delegation of Artists to CARIFESTA 2019

The Caribbean Festival of Arts, better known as CARIFESTA, has stimulated the establishment of a regional integration among Caribbean countries, bringing artisans and cultural practitioners together for more than four [...]

Belizean Artists, Musicians and Writers are Off to Trinidad for CARIFESTA

Past CARIFESTAs were effective in sharing aspects of intangible Caribbean cultural heritage such as food, music, dance and theater.  This year, the idea is to add more value by creating [...]