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Romero Family Shares Frustrating Ordeal in Getting Luis Romero Tested

On Friday, fifty-two-year-old Belize City resident Luis Romero Senior was confirmed to be the third person in the country to have died due to COVID-19. He passed away at the [...]

Romero Family Launches Petition

As a result of the ordeal with Luis Romero Senior, the Romero family has launched a petition and is asking for public support in requesting that the Ministry of Health [...]

COVID-19 Positive Doctor Who Breached Quarantine Will Be Charged!

A K.H.M.H. doctor, who tested positive for COVID-19, was spotted in the city conducting business.  Surveillance footage captured the doctor on Friday afternoon and that image was widely circulated online.  [...]

Pastor in the South Arrested for Breach of S.O.E.

In the south, a pastor in Santa Cruz village in the south is facing charges under the State of Emergency Regulations. Police say that there were sixteen persons inside the [...]

Manny Heredia Will Not Be Charged for Mass Gathering

There are no charges for Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia following the viral images of a mass gathering in front of his house last Friday. Videos and pictures show Heredia and [...]

Four More Cops Test Positive for COVID-19

Over the weekend, three persons who conduct contact tracing tested positive for the corona virus. Today, four more police officers have tested positive for COVID-19. These two officers join a [...]

San Felipe Man Dies Before Being Diagnosed with COVID-19

While Luis Romero died of the virus, there are questions over the death of a San Felipe man. The family of sixty three year-old Carlos Peralta is tonight trying to [...]

Dr. Marvin Manzanero Shares Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Turning to the growing numbers of persons carrying the virus, which put Belize as one of the countries in the Caribbean, with the highest number of cases. Now. more cases [...]

20,000 Test Kits Remaining

According to Doctor Manzanero, the Central Medical Laboratory did not run any batch of samples on Sunday as they are preparing samples for processing today as well due to routine [...]

Elderly Woman Critical After She is Cut to the Throat

A fifty-nine-year-old woman from Lindos Alley in Belize City is currently in a critical condition at a medical facility in Belize City after she was attacked at her home earlier [...]

Elderly Man Found Dead Inside His House

As Chinchilla fights for her life at the K.H.M.H., a man was found dead inside his house on Rivero Street in Belize City.  A caretaker found Bernard Gillett lifeless, slumped [...]

ABC Shop is Targeted by Armed Robbers

A grocery store on Central American Boulevard in Belize City was targeted by armed thieves over the weekend. On Sunday evening, ABC Shop owner was robbed of three thousand dollars [...]

55-Year-Old Man Stabbed to Chest on Johnson Street in Belize City

Police are looking for a man in connection with a stabbing incident on Saturday in Belize City.  Fifty-five-year-old Aubrey Brown lives alone in a small wooden house on Johnson Street [...]

Woman Gives Birth to COVID-Free Baby

Early data from pregnant women with COVID-19 indicates that the disease is linked to premature birth and changes to the placenta that might reflect altered blood flow. However, these studies were of women with severe [...]

Cops Seized Stash of Contraband

The Belize Police Department has stepped up its operations along the northern border. Commissioner Chester Williams says that they seized a number of contraband goods and as well as canoes [...]

188 Persons Arrested under S.O.E. Regulations!

Police arrested and charged close to two hundred persons for breach of the State of Emergency regulations over the weekend. From our records, it appears to be the largest number [...]

A Burglary on the Peninsula

Placencia Police were called out to the scene of an aggravated burglary on Saturday just before eight.  An armed man entered a house, held up the homeowner at gunpoint and [...]

Cayo Man Charged for Unlicensed Firearm

In other crime news, police have arrested a man in the west for an unlicensed firearm. Police say that a patrol unit encountered Nectali Yeh walking with the unlicensed firearm [...]

Where are We with the Proposed Sale of Scotiabank Belize?

The sale of Scotiabank Belize to Caribbean International Holdings Limited, the parent company of Belize Bank, is still being finalized by the Central Bank. The Central Bank is pouring over [...]

Super Bond Payment Deferred

Belize has gotten a much needed break as far as the payment of the super bond even though the country’s credit rating was downgraded by Standards and Poor to a [...]

A New Curfew is in Effect for All of Belize

At the start of  the week, the states of emergency for COVID-stricken communities, including Guinea Grass, Shipyard and Santa Marta in the north and San Pedro in central Belize have [...]

UB’s Unionized Faculty Members; “No Formal Teaching of Courses” for Opening of School!

Classes resumed at the University of Belize this morning, but from all indications, it appears there was a poor turnout.  When we visited the main campus in Belmopan, it didn’t [...]

U.B.F.S.U. Heads into Negotiations on Tuesday!

From saying no to the formal teaching for the opening of the new school year to a seat at the table, the U.B.F.S.U. says that they are heading into negotiations [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Objects to Amendment of Labour Laws

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize, N.T.U.C.B., has written to Prime Minister Dean Barrow objecting to the amendment to the Labour Act that was passed in the House of [...]