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More Details Emerge on Strange Case of COVID-19 Infection in Cayo

Tonight Health Officials are baffled and continue to investigate the case of a man in his early fifties who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The case was detected at the [...]

Health Officials Inspect P.G.I.A.

A United Airline flight arrived today as part of the repatriation process which may lead to more cases of COVID 19.  We say may because testing will confirm new cases. [...]

Estevan Perera sworn in as Chairman of Elections & Boundaries Commission

Attorney, Estevan Perera was sworn-in as the new Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission this morning. In the Senate on Wednesday his appointment came under fire because some senators [...]

E&B Chairman responds to criticism of appointment

And what does the new chairman make of the opposition to his new role expressed during the Senate debate? Estevan Perera was asked about the comments that question his ability [...]

ComPol on Corporal Eldon Arzu’s Supreme Court case

On Thursday, we told you about the Corporal Eldon Arzu versus the Commissioner of Police case that’s before the Supreme Court.  Arzu’s claim is that the Commissioner of Police didn’t [...]

Preparing for a New School Year Amid COVID-19

A new academic year is set to begin on August tenth, after five months of leave from school due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Ahead of the reopening of schools however, [...]

All Schools will have Sanitization Sessions

Among the measures that will be implemented at the classroom level is a daily sanitization of individual seating areas.  According to Dr. Babb, there will also be someone stationed at [...]

Fewer Students in the Classroom in New School Year

COVID-19 has also prompted school managements to put in place specific protocols that relate to children coming down with the seasonal flu.  Aside from those procedures, Chief Executive Officer, Deborah [...]

Face Shields When Teaching Phonics

For children in the lower levels, those in kindergarten and the infant division, the Ministry of Education is advising teachers to wear face shields in instances where certain subjects are [...]

Santa Cruz Village Council’s Land Woes Continue

Santa Cruz Village Council continues to fight to maintain control of the village’s land expansion project. Issues for the council arose back in January 2019 when they received word that [...]

Chairman Scott says Land Commissioner Not Answering Questions

According to Scott, he has attempted to clarify the matter with Commissioner of Lands and Surveys, Wilbert Vallejos. Scott says that Vallejos has not responded to any of his queries. [...]

Government Asks Ministries to Cut Down on Rental Cost

Government continues to cut costs as it struggles with the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its latest austerity measure is cutting down on rental costs. A memo dated July [...]

Christian Bailey granted Bail

A construction worker of the Mile eight community on the George Price Highway, who is accused of breaking into a man’s home and removing home appliances and other possessions amounting to [...]

George Bull is freed of murder charge

Another murder case fell through the cracks for the prosecution this week when the Crown in the trial of George Bull indicated to the Court that they were withdrawing the [...]

Simon Leary gets bail for attempted murder

Attorney Hurl Hamilton was successful today in arguing for Supreme Court bail for a man who is before the Court on an attempted murder charge. Simon Leary, a construction worker of [...]

Compensating the Families of Four Deceased BDF Airmen

The Government of Belize, in compensating the families of four Belize Defense Force airmen who tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash on February twenty-seventh, says it has made [...]

ISF cop charged with rape placed on interdiction

In Thursday’s newscast we told you about Police Constable Nelson Ramos of the Intermediate Southern Formation who was arraigned on a count of rape of a seventeen-year-old girl. Today, Commissioner [...]

Dissecting the PUC/BEL/Santander Quagmire

The Public Utilities Commission is enforcing an order which makes it compulsory for Belize Electricity Limited to sign on to a power purchase agreement with Santander Sugar for the supply [...]

Was Your Monthly Light Bill Being Averaged During SOE?

Over the past few weeks, consumers have been complaining of exorbitant electricity bills, particularly during the three-month state of emergency when many were at home for the mandatory lockdown. B.E.L. [...]

Belize Receives Sample Collection Kits and RNA Extraction Kits from CABEI

Belize, as part of the Central American Integration System, received an emergency aid to complement national efforts for the prevention, containment, and treatment of COVID-19. The aid comes courtesy of [...]

Hotlines activated to report border jumpers and contrabandists

The Police Department is counting on the public to prevent border jumpers and contrabandistas from entering the country. Five phone lines and an online social media messenger programme were activated [...]

ComPol says that the BPD needs a counseling unit

A police officer in Punta Gorda committed suicide earlier this week. On Wednesday evening, Police Constable Brenton Garcia shot himself inside his home. The circumstances that triggered the suicide are [...]

CITCO calls for applications for Youth Shadow Council

If you are between the ages of fifteen to twenty-one, living in Belize City and are a youth leader, the Belize City Council would like you to apply for its [...]

4UBYME Productions – the Customised Items of an Enterprising Woman

COVID 19 has caused the unemployment lines to grow longer and longer as many persons became jobless. Today we found a woman who lost her job but turned that around [...]