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Opposition Leader Withdraws from National Oversight Committee

Opposition Leader John Briceño has written to Prime Minister Dean Barrow informing him of his immediate withdrawal from the COVID-19 National Oversight Committee. Briceño sent the letter on Wednesday, the [...]

Removal of Bar President from J.L.S.C. was Unconstitutional

Acting Chief Justice Michelle Arana rendered an oral decision this morning in a claim brought against the Judicial and Legal Services Commission by the Bar Association.  During his tenure as [...]

Does No Consequence Means That It’s Okay to Flout the Law?

According to attorney Andrew Marshalleck, the notion that the timeliness of the complaint has a bearing on the consequence sends a wrong message to the Judicial and Legal Services Commission. [...]

P.G. Residents Concerned Over Construction of New Gas Station

Residents of P.G., along with business owners, met outside of the Punta Gorda Town Council building on Thursday evening to raise serious concerns over the construction of another gas station [...]

15 Repatriated Belizeans Arrive at the P.G.I.A. onboard United Airlines Flight

A number of repatriation flights on United Airlines are scheduled for the month of June.  U.S. nationals board the United flights to return to the U.S., but Belizeans are also [...]

B.N.T.U. Expresses Concerns Regarding Reopening of Schools

The Ministry of Education has tentatively set August tenth as the date when schools are expected to reopen. With the current school year coming to an end this month, Minister [...]

B.N.T.U. President Questioning Legality of Reopening Schools

President Elena Smith is also questioning the legality of the reopening of schools. Smith contends that the recently enacted statutory instrument does not specifically address to the reopening of schools. [...]

Teachers Will Decide if They Feel Comfortable Returning to the Classrooms

According to Elena Smith, given the present conditions and unanswered questions, the decision to return to the classroom will be left for the individual teacher.  Smith says that teachers should [...]

Belize City Man Charged for Rape of Minor

A man was arraigned before Magistrate Aretha Ford in Belize City today on a charge of rape upon a fifteen-year-old girl. The man is accused of forcibly having sexual intercourse [...]

Gregg Scott is Given Bail with Conditions for Unlawful Sex Charge

A man who is awaiting trial for unlawful sexual intercourse has been granted bail, provided that he abides by three conditions stipulated by the court. Gregg Scott was granted bail [...]

Belize Tax Service Employee Charged for Possession of Controlled Drug

A second class clerk of the Belize Tax Service, who is charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Drug with Intent to Supply and who is attached to [...]

Small Business Owner Gets Creative to Survive COVID-19 Impacts

Last week we told you about enterprising chocolatier Julio Saqui of Che’il Mayan Chocolate in Maya Center Village.  Tonight, Saqui shares his experience on the hardships COVID-19 has created for [...]

Lobster Season Opens June 15th

Lobster season is set to open on Monday, June fifteenth and already fishermen are saying that the lobster will not fetch a good price on the market.  We reached out [...]

Celebrating Fisherfolks in June

The lives of fisherfolks are usually celebrated with several events throughout the year, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fisherfolk Planning Committee was forced to scale down its activities. [...]

Visit the Blood Bank, Help Safe Lives

“Safe Blood Saves Lives” – it’s the theme used to celebrate this year’s World Blood Donor Day.  In Belize, the National Blood Bank is encouraging residents to donate blood, which [...]

Galenia Hospital: The Only Hospital in Mexico of High Specialty

With Belizeans allowed to cross the border to seek medical assistance in Mexico, there is one hospital that is getting a lot of attraction – the Galenia Hospital in Cancun, [...]