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Police Allegedly Force Man and Woman to Have Sex While They Recorded

A state of emergency, amid the coronavirus crisis, remains in effect for the entire country of Belize.  The police are expected to enforce the law but tonight, many are questioning [...]

P.U.P. Outraged About Video; Officers Should Be Removed from Department

Late this evening, the People’s United Party issued a statement in respect of the graphic video about which the complainant spoke at the top of the news. The P.U.P. says [...]

COVID-19 Patient 7 Hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.

The Ministry of Health conducted thirty-five tests on Monday, all of which resulted negative for the COVID-19 virus.  So far, three hundred and three persons have been screened and thirty-one [...]

Patients 1, 2 & 3 to be Swabbed

According to Doctor Marvin Manzanero, while patient seven is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H., he is doing well. Patient one and two are recovering in San Pedro Town and are expected [...]

MOH to Ramp Up Testing; More Test Kits on the Way

The Ministry of Health says that it will step up its COVID-19 testing. Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero says that they are expanding their screening efforts as they [...]

Equipment List for COVID-19

There are many questions on people’s minds. Are there enough ventilators, personal protective gears or test kits?  As you’ve heard and seen, the pandemic is always evolving and so is [...]

Cayo District Locks Down for Fourteen Days Beginning Tonight

Of the seven confirmed cases, the Cayo District accounts for three COVID-19 infections, including one deceased person. So at eight tonight, that district goes on lockdown to prevent the spread [...]

Cayo Mayor Says G.O.B. Should Provide Monthly Grants to Councils

Mayors across the country are facing financial problems created by the impact of the COVID-19.  Like businesses, councils are not able to conduct business and collect revenues. The entire Cayo [...]

Belize Bank Committed to Well-being of Employees, Customers and Communities During Crisis

The impact on the economy resulting from the virus is being felt across the country; in fact, one indicator is the number of persons who are jobless and applying for [...]

DHS Says “It Wasn’t Me!”

On Monday we reported on the death of fifty-five-year-old Hubert Pipersburgh, the Economic Advisor to the Belize City Council, who died as a result of complications related to the COVID-19. [...]

Are Frontline Medical Personnel Prepared to Respond to COVID-19?

COVID-19, that’s what the Belize Medical and Dentist Association said today. On Monday the association sent out a release sharing the concerns of doctors, nurses and other medical staff on [...]

BMDA Calls for Better Communication for Medical Workers to Respond COVID-19

In our interview with Doctor Atanacio Cobb, he shared that the problem appears to be a lack of communication from top managers to clinicians and other workers on the ground. [...]

COVID-19 Patient 6 Says He is Doing Well

Patient Six remains in self-isolation in his home in San Ignacio Town. The middle-aged male is believed to have contracted COVID-19 from patient four, Hubert Pipersburgh, who died from the [...]

Public’s Cooperation Needed to Battle COVID-19

To defeat the COVID-19 Prime Minister Dean Barrow says that the public’s full cooperation is needed. Doctor Marvin Manzanero’s team will be boosted by health professionals from the private sector [...]

60 More Persons Arrested for Breaking S.O.E. Regulations

Sixty more persons were arrested on Monday night for breaking the rules declared under the State of Emergency Powers Regulations. According to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, thirty-nine persons were [...]

What About Repeat Violators of the State of Emergency, Curfew?

Police are under scrutiny for the way some have been conducting arrests during the state of emergency. One resident told News Five outside the courthouse on Monday that he was [...]

Police Officer Charged for Dangriga Resident’s Death

A police officer has been charged for the tragic death of Dangriga resident Giovanni Villafranco. Corporal Elton Alexander Elijio is charged with manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct, negligent grievous [...]

Justice Michelle Arana is Belize’s First Woman CJ

Madam Justice Michelle Arana is the first woman in Belizean history to hold over as presiding judge of the Supreme Court.  This morning, at Government House in Belmopan, she was [...]

The Experts Give Their Take on Use of Protective Gears for Public and Frontline Workers

One more issue from Ask the Experts. To wear a mask or not to a wear a mask – it’s the question that’s on most people’s mind at some point [...]

Mandatory Use of P.P.E.s for Police Officers

Even though several officers are under fire for questionable and deplorable behaviour during the state of emergency and curfew, there are others who are holding their own as frontline persons [...]

Protecting the Homeless During COVID-19 Crisis

In Belize City, one of the efforts to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus involves the vulnerable homeless population.  A number of agencies are collaborating and have picked up [...]

Belizean American Shares Story of Battling COVID-19

There is a large group of Belizeans living in the US which has become the epicenter for the novel coronavirus. Belizeans now wishing to return home are not able to [...]