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Was a Post-mortem Done to Determine Cause of Death of Ulysease Roca?

The family of Ulysease Roca, a gay fashion designer, is questioning the cause of his death. There was no autopsy done on the body before it was cremated so the [...]

Physical Violence Against Roca by Cop is Unacceptable

Today, a joint release was issued by the National AIDS Commission, the Special Envoy for Women and Children and the Ministry of Human Development saying that they are extremely saddened [...]

Director of Health Services Gives an Update on Testing Capabilities!

There are now two persons who have recovered from the corona virus. Eighteen persons contracted the virus, two died and now to have recovered.   The Ministry says one hundred and [...]

M.O.H. to Review Testing Strategy – May Cast a Wider Net!

It’s been nine days since the last COVID-19 positive patient was identified and moving forward with testing, the DHS says that they will be reviewing their testing strategy because they [...]

P.U.P. Supports Livestock Farmers and Agro-producers

The People’s United Party is lending its support to dozens of livestock producers across the country who continue to lose income as a result of being unable to transport cattle [...]

Government Should Come to the Aid of Livestock Producers Post Haste

The question of whether Chairman Pinelo is acting outside of his legal authority in prohibiting the passage of vehicles through Bullet Tree Falls remains a pertinent concern, as it sets [...]

G.O.B. Should Purchase Excess Produce from Local Farmers

Another of the proposals put forward to the Barrow administration by the Leader of the Opposition, who also co-chairs the National Oversight Committee, is for government to purchase bulk quantities [...]

Debit Cards Issued to Recipients of COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Fund

More than thirty thousand applications have been approved for persons to receive assistance from the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Fund. About seventy thousand persons have so far applied for the assistance, [...]

Nurses Association Receives $170,000 from the Lord Ashcroft Relief Fund

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, nurses are among the frontline workers who put their own lives at risk.  A few days ago, the Nurses Association’s President, Darell Spenser [...]

Two COVID-19 Patients Have Recovered!

Belize has two fewer COVID-19 positive cases tonight. That’s the update from the Ministry of Health this evening. Before that bit of information was provided, Director of Health Services Doctor [...]

COVID-19 Patients on the Road to Recovery

While we have had two patients who have recovered from COVID-19, the remaining fourteen are doing well. The hospitalized patient from Corozal has since been released and is recovering at [...]

How Soon Can Belize Reopens Its Borders? Not So Fast – Says DHS!

As we reported at top of the newscast, it’s been nine days since the last person tested positive for COVID-19 in Belize. And while Belize has only a handful of [...]

When Does Belize Reopen Its Economy?

The losses triggered by COVID-19 to the business sector are enormous and the road to economic recovery will be a long and arduous journey. Many businesses will have to rebound [...]

Is Party Politics Permeating Coronavirus Relief?

In an effort to assist as many Belizeans who are in dire straits as a result of the sudden economic downturn, government has been bolstering initiatives such as the Pantry [...]

Bishop Wright to be Laid to Rest on Wednesday in Belize City

Bishop Dorick Wright will be laid to rest on Wednesday here in Belize City, following a televised funeral service that will be broadcast live from Holy Redeemer Cathedral. Channel Five [...]

New Law Prohibits Lighting of Fires During SOE

You can no longer light fire during the state of emergency. If you are found doing so, you can be fined up to five thousand dollars and if you can’t [...]

Forest Dept, Dept of Environment & Police Will Help to Enforce New Fire Law!

…and to help them monitor the situation, the Forest Department has been using an online tool that records heat points across the country. While that tool will help to guide [...]

The Port Loyola Planned Expansion

The Port of Belize may be getting a two hundred million-dollar expansion in the coming years. According to Chamberlain Consulting, Waterloo Investments Holdings, a part of the Lord Michael Ashcroft [...]

Will There be Impacts of the “Port Loyola Planned Expansion” Project?

But with such a big project in a water way, it is expected that there will be some impact on the environment. Chamberlain Consulting told the press today that they [...]

Cop Arrested and Charged for Violating Curfew Regulation

There is a report tonight that a police officer has been arrested and charged for violating the curfew regulation. The cop, Patrick Roches, was detained on Monday night. From the [...]

National Geographic Features Jamal Galvez!

Local manatee conservationist, Jamal Galvez got another major shout-out from National Geographic. He is being featured by the publication for their Earth Day celebrations, which is being observed on Wednesday.  [...]

Placencia Ambition Forum Focuses on Climate Change

The Government of Belize, as the chair of the Alliance of Small Island States, hosted the Placencia Ambition Forum which put together key actors in the climate change discussions around [...]