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Belize Records 20th COVID-19 Case: Female Illegally Entering Belize Tests Positive for COVID-19

Belize today recorded its twentieth COVID-19 case. The patient was caught illegally entering the country in the south. The twenty-two-year-old Belizean woman was swabbed and tested after she was caught [...]

Ministry of Health Shifts Testing Strategy

Earlier today, the Director of Health Services gave an update on Ask the Experts webcast on the persons being allowed into the country legally at the border points. These persons, [...]

Entertainment Industry Di Tek Lick under Stiff S.O.E. Curfew

Most businesses are now open, from hotels to casinos to boledo, but tonight, we have the story of those that are not. Along the entertainment strip on Princess Margaret Drive, [...]

Severed Legs Confirmed to be that of Gerardo Vasquez

A mother from Ontario Village, Cayo is struggling to come to terms with the gruesome death of her son, and it is suspected he was the victim of a vicious [...]

2 Linesmen Survive Electrocution

Two men remain hospitalized after enduring a horrible and dangerous incident on Monday. A pair of linesmen, employed by the Cayo Television Network, was electrocuted while they were working on [...]

An Update on COVID Patient #19

There is now case number twenty of the coronavirus and as you heard, the Belizean woman is a border jumper.  Earlier today, before number twenty was known, the Ministry of [...]

Health Perspective on Reopening of Schools

Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero was asked for his expert opinion on the opening of schools. He says that while the world is experiencing a pandemic, education must [...]

COVID-19 Cases Increase in Quintana Roo

The Director of Health Services also gave an update on the increase in cases in Mexico, particularly Quintana Roo. Here’s what he had to say:   Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director [...]

P.G.I.A. Remains Closed; Can the Situation Change Soon?

The tourism sector continues to plummet as Belize remains locked off from international visitors. There is no set date for the reopening of the international airport and worse so, border [...]

Importers Must Now Apply for License to Bring in Flour, Toilet Paper

Flour and toilet paper are two items that have been added to the list of items for importation. The Supplies Control Import Export Regulations have been amended via statutory instrument [...]

Flooding in the North!

Since last week, floods have been recorded in several villages in the north. Today, flood waters are still high in several communities, including Douglas and San Roman. The communities have [...]

Rice Farmers Lose Millions Due to Flooding

The floodwaters have caused serious damage to the agriculture sector. In the north, fields of sugar cane are underwater and last week, A.S.R./B.S.I. was forced to suspend milling until the [...]

Belize to Import Cabbage to Meet Demands

Valley of Peace Farmers are also having a difficult year. First, the drought devastated their crops and now heavy rains have damaged sixty percent of their cabbage plantation. More than [...]

F.I.U. Advises of Risks of COVID-19 Related Scams

The Financial Intelligence Unit is advising the public to be aware of the increased risk of COVID-19 related fraudulent activities. In its advisory, the F.I.U. notes that there has been [...]

Only 5 Prof & Tech Scholarships Available this Year!

The Ministry of Education is tightening its belt as it makes cuts across most of its programmes as schools prepare to reopen in August.  The annual Professional and Technical Scholarships [...]

What’s Up with Belizean Students in Guyana?

On Friday, we reported on the six students who are stuck in Guyana and appealing for the government to open the northern border to allow them back into the country.  [...]

Major Eric Neal, First B.D.F. Officer to Achieve Masters of Defense Studies

Major Eric Neal became the first Belize Defense Force officer to achieve a Masters of Defense Studies degree from the Royal Military College of Canada, following the completion of the [...]

Coach Kent Gabourel and His Wife Terminated from F.F.B.

Former coach Kent Gabourel, who has been with the Football Federation of Belize in various capacities for the past twelve years, has been let go from the F.F.B. and his [...]