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Bus Industry is at the End of its Tether

The economic news continues to be grim; the unprecedented impact and the effects of the novel coronavirus are reverberating throughout the economy. In fact, even before the crisis hit Belize, [...]

MOH to Implement COVID-19 Prevention Protocols for Repatriated Belizeans

Since the government announced that it will be receiving its citizens, who got stuck in countries abroad when the airport and borders were closed, Belizeans have been preparing to return [...]

Ministries of Health and Education Talk Schools & COVID-19

While the country continues to relax its measures and open up back the economy, the same can’t be said for schools. Students are still at home doing online classes, but [...]

M.O.H. on COVID-19 Management

Today marks thirty-eight days straight since Belize last reported an active COVID-19 case. It seems like a big feat accomplished especially when cases continue to grow all around our borders. [...]

M.O.H. & S.I.B. Partner Up for COVID-19

To help complement the work of the health staff, the ministry says they needed some help to make it easier to manage the cases and the country’s response. By the [...]

Police Officers Arrest B.D.F. Soldier

A Belize Defense Force soldier found himself on the wrong side of the law this morning. He was placed under arrest by police officers on a West Line bus that [...]

Bowen and Bowen Deliver Truck Driver Fired After being Busted with Weed

Bowen and Bowen Limited has fired three employees but not due to the COVID 19. It is because police in Pomona Village found seventy-three point eight grams of marijuana in [...]

FECTAB is a House Divided: Are Personal Interests Taking Lead?

For years, we have been covering the loud noises coming from the leaders of FECTAB, the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize on all things related to tourism. But tonight, [...]

Tourism Stakeholders Need G.O.B. to Help with Accessing Long Term Low Interest Loans

Tourism was the first sector to start showing the impacts of COVID-19. Hotels and resorts in prime tourism destinations such as Placencia, San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Hopkins and the Cayo [...]

Local Tourism Won’t Make Money, But Will Likely Boost Morale

As you know, with the ease of restrictions, domestic tourism is being promoted as a first step to open up the industry. Stakeholders are offering great deals for Belizeans to [...]

Salary Cuts at B.T.L.

Unemployment is growing due to COVID-19 and most companies have had to offer salary cuts to employees and reduce work hours to be able to stay in business. The cuts [...]

B.C.V.I. Affected by COVID-19

The health sector has been in high gear due to the corona virus but like other sectors, it is also facing challenges. Even before the lockdown of the economy, the [...]

BCVI Reviews Protocols to Ensure Safety for its Clients

B.C.V.I. is in the process of reviewing new protocols to ensure the safety of its clients. But during that time, its message to clients, in case of emergencies, is to [...]

K.H.M.H. Terminates Doctor Amin Hegar

Not far away from the B.C.V.I. is the national referral hospital, where eye treatment is also on the chopping block.  Ophthalmologist, Doctor Amin Hegar’s contract with the Karl Heusner Memorial [...]

Dr. Hegar: “My services are needed”

Hegar’s termination leaves a huge vacuum at the K.H.M.H.   According to the doctor, it places the members of the public in a vulnerable position since he was the only one [...]

COVID-19 Testing Continues; MOH May Switch to Targeted Approach

Back to the coronavirus…random testing continues three times a week. The Ministry of Health says that they are screening all persons with flu-like symptoms that show up in the health [...]

COVID-19 Tests and Testing Capabilities

So, as you heard just now, the Ministry of Health may be doing a more targeted approach in its testing in the coming weeks. The Director of Health Services says [...]

No Vaccine; No Rapid Tests for COVID-19

Doctor Marvin Manzanero says that no vaccine is available as yet, despite developments being made overseas.  It is similar news on the issue of rapid tests, which is an option [...]

COVID-19 Risk Factors – Know the Info!

While Belize has not detected new cases in more than a month, COVID-19 continues to spread around the world and more is being learnt about the virus. Now the virus [...]

Mental Health – Building Awareness Can Make a Difference

The economic and health impact of the coronavirus is taking a toll at homes across the country where families are having a difficult time to put food on the table. [...]

ACES Relocates Another Croc

The American Crocodile Education Sanctuary on Wednesday night relocated an American crocodile. The feisty young five-foot croc got lost on the grounds of a developing resort on Ambergris Caye. According [...]

Healthy Living: Dengue – Another Potential Outbreak

Since the start of 2020, we’ve all been focusing on COVID-19.  But that doesn’t mean it’s the only health issue you should be concerned about.  There’s another potential outbreak that [...]