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Former Prime Minister Said Musa Retires from Politics

After forty years in political life, of the nation, Said Musa announced his retirement on Tuesday. The two-term prime minister and area representative of the Fort George Division wrote to [...]

Prime Minister Dean Barrow Says Said Musa’s Departure is an End to an Era

Prime Minister Dean Barrow today told News Five that Said Musa’s departure from the political arena is an end to an era. Like Musa, Barrow is also retiring from electoral [...]

Michael Finnegan Remembers Musa’s Wittiness in the House

Also speaking on Musa’s legacy and political influence was senior U.D.P. politician Michael Finnegan. Finnegan and Musa got into many heated debates across the political aisle inside the National Assembly [...]

Henry Charles Usher to Succeed Said Musa

The Fort George Executive is to meet tonight regarding Said Musa’s successor. No convention will be held and it is expected that the Party’s chairman Henry Charles Usher will be [...]

Said Musa Making Remarkable Progress

And while Musa is stepping aside, he is not going anywhere. He still plans to stay involved in the division though his activities may be limited and not the typical [...]

4 New COVID-19 Cases in Ladyville

Just before news time, the new COVID 19 cases were updated by the Ministry of Health. There is now a total of one thousand three hundred and sixty five cases. [...]

Is Swabbing Being Done Out in the Open?

Concerns have been raised of swabbing exercises that are being conducted by health officials out in the open. Earlier today, a picture of persons being swabbed, presumably in Louisiana, Orange [...]

A Local COVID Response for Orange Walk District

A team of health officials has been dispatched to Orange Walk District to assist personnel on the ground at that location with the local COVID response. The objective, says Dr. [...]

Will Rapid Tests be Available in Time for PGIA Reopening?

The Philip Goldson International Airport is on schedule to reopen on October first and previous measures that were being introduced for the initial startup date of August fifteenth have since [...]

Boots Gets Tongue-lashing in Pickstock

Outgoing Port Loyola Area Representative Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez was out on the campaign trail in the Pickstock Division where he is set to succeed Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington as the U.D.P.’s [...]

Police and Mask Wearer Have it Out at Water Taxi Terminal

Another video in circulation today shows a trio of officers restraining a civilian at the San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi Terminal earlier today over the proper use of his [...]

Regular Gasoline to increase by twenty-seven cents at midnight

Going into the tenth September, the pump price for regular gasoline will increase by twenty-seven cents from eight dollars and sixty-two cents to eight dollars and eighty nine cents per [...]

Inmates at Belize Central Prison Top National Online High School Program

Over the years, we have been covering a lot of what goes on behind the walls of the Belize Central Prison. Tonight we bring you an uplifting story of two [...]

Mexican Investors Allowed One Day to Check on Businesses in Free Zone

For the past five months, Mexican investors in the Corozal Free Zone have been barred from entering Belize to check on their businesses due to the closure of the country’s [...]

Business at Corozal Free Zone Remains Halted

As for the state of the Corozal Free Zone, Hotchandani says that everything remains at a standstill and business owners continue to lose significant sums of money the longer the [...]

7 Scarlet Macaws are released into the wild – their population remains a target for Guat poachers!

Back in June we told you about the Guatemalan poacher Profilio Ramirez Tirgeros who was shot in the leg inside the Chiquibul Forest Reserve. Tirgeros and another man were found [...]

Belize to observe World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10th

September tenth marks the World Suicide Prevention Day. To observe the day, the Ministry of Health will hold a “Light a Candle” event to raise awareness of suicide and suicide [...]

Enrichment – what is it and how does it help the animals at the Belize Zoo?

Last week we showed you what it takes to feed the animals at the Belize Zoo. In our second part of the story – we give you a look at [...]

The Belize Zoo Needs Your Help

Since COVID-19 hit the Belize Zoo has been facing some tough financial times. They have had to close off to visitors for most of the past few months and have [...]