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After 53 Days, COVID Case #19 is Detected in Belize

After a record fifty-three days without a positive case of COVID-19, a new case was confirmed today by the Ministry of Health. It involves a twenty-seven-year-old Belizean man who returned [...]

Release Date for Repatriates Pushed Back, Contact Tracing Underway

DHS Doctor Marvin Manzanero says that the release of this group of persons has now been pushed back as contact tracing is underway.  He says that this affirms the importance [...]

Hundreds of Belizeans Stuck Overseas; 570 Apply for Repatriation Programme

In respect of repatriation, hundreds of Belizeans remain struck overseas in nearby or far flung countries due to travel restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Five hundred and seventy Belizeans [...]

$30M Fixed Rate Notes are Introduced to Raise Foreign Exchange

Earlier today, the Government introduced the first-of-its-kind fixed rate notes totaling thirty million U.S. dollars, as a means of raising much needed foreign exchange.  The business community has sounded the [...]

Time to Look at Other Industries for Foreign Exchange

Demand for foreign exchange is significantly high since a majority of goods sold on the retail floor are imported.  Those items are purchased in U.S. dollars.  Foreign exchange, on the [...]

160K Heads of Cabbage Destroyed by Floods!

As flooding continues around the country, Valley of Peace farmers say that more than half of their two hundred and sixty-four thousand heads of cabbage has been damaged by flood [...]

Valley of Peace Farms to Veggie Farmers: ‘It Wasn’t Me!’

As you heard, the farmers believe that the flooding of their fields was worsened because of the sugar fields in neighbouring farms belonging to Valley of Peace Farms Limited. But [...]

Valley of Peace Farmers Take Triple Hit; Need Urgent Help!

The farmers are reeling right now from the losses as a result of the floods – but this loss cuts deeper, according to President of the Valley of Peace Farmers [...]

Suspected Drug Plane in the South Cannot Be Located

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams continues on tour in southern Belize. Today, while at Hunting Caye, he confirmed that a team of B.D.F. and police was deployed on Thursday to [...]

Local 19 – the Ice Cream Shoppe Featuring 19 Belizean Flavours

Tonight, we feature something sweet, so head over to the popular Ice Cream Shoppe in Belize City and San Ignacio, a favourite spot for children and adults who drop in [...]

Belizean Students in Guyana Appeal for the Borders to Open!

A group of seven Belizeans touched down at the P.G.I.A. on a United Airlines flight; they came as part of the repatriation process of Belizeans and are the first group [...]

B.D.F. Sergeant Margarito Pop to be Placed on Interdiction, Pending Outcome of Rape Case

Belize Defense Force Sergeant Margarito Pop finds himself in all kinds of trouble after he was charged criminally earlier this week with the rape of one of his female colleagues [...]

Accused Murderers Windell Thurton & Filadelfio Arriaza Get Bail

Two men who are awaiting trial for separate murders were lucky to get bail today when they appeared before Supreme Court Judge, Justice Colin Williams to present their applications. Windell [...]

Accused Rapist Michael Elijio Out on Bail

A man from the Stann Creek District is free tonight after he got bail on three counts of Rape of a Child – offences which he allegedly committed upon two [...]

Police Constable Charged for Damaging Glass Door of Immigration Department

Police constable James Usher of Belmopan is out on a thousand dollar bail after spending a night at the Belize Central Prison on Wednesday.  Usher met his bail on a [...]

Nigel Petillo Takes on Land Reform

Land reform advocate Nigel Petillo has identified another acreage not far from where he initially encouraged hundreds of Belizeans to sign up for parcels that, as it turned out, belongs [...]

Come Out to Discuss Land this Sunday in Cotton Tree

Petillo is encouraging as many interested residents to come out this weekend to engage in a discussion about land ownership, including those who have reportedly tilled the soil in Cotton [...]

Image Factory @ 25!

The iconic Image Factory Art Foundation is celebrating twenty-five years today.  Over the years, we have grown to recognize the Image Factory as the most edgy and innovative art gallery [...]

A Single Mother of Four is Gifted Land Title & Restored House

A single mother and her children are in better living conditions tonight.  Georgia Valentine today received the keys to a house that was retrofitted and gifted to her through Amy [...]

A Group of Preschoolers Graduate to Big School in COVID Times

It’s graduation season, so tonight we follow a group of pre-schoolers at the Y.W.C.A. as they celebrate that special day in their very young lives. As you know, COVID-19 has [...]

Pathlight International Assisting 60 Families with Food Hampers

Pathlight International has been around for four years; their most recent initiative includes assisting families that have been affected by COVID-19. A group of needy families from the tourism and [...]