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Legislation to Enforce Mandatory Quarantine Being Formulated

The tourism industry is gearing up for the arrival of international visitors to designated properties.  In less than a month, the Philip Goldson International Airport will reopen with flights from [...]

Cayo COVID Case Not Community Spread

Residents in the Cayo District can breathe a sigh of relief tonight. The COVID-19 case involving a male in his early fifties does not seem to be a community spread. [...]

Minister of Health: “That is the fear that we have.”

Two more COVID-19 cases were confirmed on Monday. This brings the total of active cases to eighteen. The tests resulted positive after sixty six more samples were processed, mostly from [...]

Shooting Survivors Need the Public’s Help!

Police continue to investigate a wild shooting that happened on Joseph Andrews Drive in San Ignacio on Sunday morning. The shooter was targeting football player, Windell Trapp, but he also [...]

Families of Deceased B.D.F. Airmen Say No Compensation has been Received

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, following a senate meeting last Wednesday, told the media that the families of deceased B.D.F. airmen, Majors Adran Ramirez and Radford Baizar and Corporals Reynaldo Choco [...]

No Advance Either, Despite Trying COVID Times

COVID-19 has put a severe financial strain on families, and according to Matura, a suggestion was initially made for the Choco and Mendez families to receive an advance until they [...]

Widow of B.D.F. Airman May Be Asked to Relocate from Price Barracks

The widow of one of those deceased airmen continues to reside at Price Barracks, despite the likelihood that she will be asked to vacate the home since, as a civilian, [...]

U.D.P. Constituents in Dangriga Call for a Convention of the Constituency

In political news, Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington and former minister Gaspar Vega both announced they will not seek re-election in the Pickstock and Orange Walk North constituencies. Their decision [...]

4000 Armchairs to be Purchased in Time for New School Year

Schools are scheduled to reopen on August tenth and across the country, preparations are underway to keep students safe when they return to classrooms as COVID-19 cases inch upward.  The [...]

No School to be Left Behind During Reopening

The Ministry of Education continues to receive financial assistance, as well as other donations from agencies across the country as it prepares for the reopening of schools on August tenth.  [...]

Is San Felipe School Prepared for August 10th Reopening?

The northern communities San Felipe and Blue Creek remain under lockdown during a thirty-day state of emergency prompted by a rash of COVID-19.  Amid the S.O.E. are concerns about the [...]

Relief for San Felipe?

There are also reports that San Felipe Village and Blue Creek will see some relief. The two villages have been on lockdown since July tenth, after a cluster of COVID-19 [...]

Minister Marin Explains N.H.I. Budget Cut

Last week, we reported that government had decided to cut the National Health Insurance’s Annual Budget as part of cost saving measures.  In order to sustain the programme and the [...]

Hospitals Implementing Cost Saving Measures

The N.H.I. is not the only health institution that is carrying out cost-saving measures. Hospitals across the country have been asked to tighten up its budget by removing unnecessary costs. [...]

AG Files Injunction Request Against PBL

For days we have been reporting on the escalating situation at the Port of Belize and stevedores who have been protesting for days.  Tonight, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has become [...]

Case Management for Suit Against G.O.B. in Butane War

A case management session was held this morning involving attorneys for the Government of Belize and the former LPG importers who have since filed a constitutional claim challenging the legality [...]

Price for Diesel Goes Up

It is rough for consumers across the country due to COVID-19 pandemic and this Wednesday, it is going to be tougher.  That’s because the price of diesel will take a [...]

H.R.C.U. Issues Almost Half-a-Mil in Education Grants

The Holy Redeemer Credit Union gave almost half a million dollars in educational grants in time for the new school year. It is the biggest amount in financial aid that [...]

Dr. Manzanero Says M.O.H. Pick-up Did Not Cross Border

Last week, a video made its rounds on social media, showing a Ministry of Health pickup truck and alleging that health officers had crossed the western border into Melchor in [...]

Bowen & Bowen Ltd. Donates 8 Ventilators to M.O.H.

So far in the news we have reported on the donation for school furniture and grants for students. Eight ventilators were also today handed over to the Ministry of Health [...]

Dr. Manzanero Explains Health Protocols at P.G.I.A.

One of the topics discussed by Doctor Marvin Manzanero during today’s interview was the preparedness of the Philip Goldson International Airport to reopen to visitors and returning Belizeans.  Doctor Manzanero [...]

Acquiring a Gold Standard Certification Ahead of the Reopening of the P.G.I.A.

The clock is ticking for the reopening of the Philip Goldson Airport to international visitors on August fifteenth.  Today, the Ministry of Health reviewed the protocols in place. Hotels and [...]