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“Mr. Program” is Murdered in Belize City!

The shocking murder of Gilbert Alamilla – the man we’ve come to know as Mister Program – happened in the early hours of this morning. Tonight, it is still unclear [...]

Raheem Marsden is Wanted for the Murder of Mister Program

Tonight, police are looking for a man in connection with Gilbert Alamilla’s murder. He is twenty-eight-year-old Raheem Marsden.  A poster issued by the police department lists Marsden’s last known addresses [...]

Mr. Program – His Legacy Will Rise!

When he burst onto the local entertainment scene a few years ago, he was considered the next big thing in music.  But his career didn’t quite take off as his [...]

Dr. Marvin Manzanero Not Giving Up List of COVID-19 Patients

Statutory Instrument one-thirty-four remains in place, which means that the Director of Health Services is, by law, compelled to surrender the list of COVID-19 patients to the Minister of National [...]

Dr. Manzanero Says It is More Than Patient-Doctor Confidentiality

According to Doctor Manzanero, withholding the list of COVID-19 patients isn’t only about patient-doctor confidentiality; it is also about maintaining the integrity of the Ministry of Health.  He says that [...]

Douglas D’Silva Camp Now the Central Quarantine Facility for COVID-19

Douglas D’Silva Camp is located well within the lush forests of the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. The facility has been retrofitted to accommodate COVID-19 patients, primarily deportees and border jumpers.  [...]

Five Prison Guards Test Positive for COVID-19

The Belize Central Prison has recorded five cases of COVID-19 after a prison guard began displaying symptoms a week and a half ago while on vacation at home in northern [...]

34 New COVID-19 Cases; Orange Walk Cause for Concern

Turning to the other COIVD numbers; out of one hundred and eighty samples, thirty-four additional cases of COVID-19 were identified on Thursday night with the majority of the new cases [...]

Physical Distancing and Proper Mask are Key in Prevention

According to Doctor Marvin Manzanero, twenty-six recovery cases were confirmed, but thirty-five point nine percent of the total confirmed cases are still active. Doctor Manzanero reminds that current scientific evidence [...]

COVID-19 Tests Prohibited to Leave U.S. Soil

The U.S. has made no progress in reducing its COVID-19 cases and the virus has now reached the White House as President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, have also [...]

Persons Tested for COVID-19 and Dengue

According to Doctor Manzanero, the number of PCR tests available at the moment is not of concern since the inventory is ample.  The headache, he says, is that the lab [...]

Day 2 of P.G.I.A. Reopening, Two Flights Land in Belize

Belize is among a number of Caribbean countries that is resuming international travel amid the COVID pandemic.  The second commercial flight landed today as Belize opened up the skies for [...]

Requirements for Entering Belize via the P.G.I.A.

This afternoon, government released new measures for returning passengers.  And returning home to Belize has been made easier for nationals and permanent residents since government has lifted the registration requirement.  [...]

Recent F.F.B. Elections Nullified Says Chair of Electoral Appeals Committee

There is trouble within the F.F.B. as the re-election of President Sergio Chuc and the new executive of the Football Federation of Belize has been nullified by the chairperson of [...]

F.F.B. Executive Doesn’t Recognize Decision

So what bearing, if any, does the chairperson’s singular decision have on the operations of the F.F.B.?   According to Chuc, it is business as usual in Belmopan until and unless [...]

Is There an Internal Plot to Unseat Sergio Chuc?

Despite the individual decision taken by the chair of the Electoral Appeals Committee to nullify the outcome of the vote taken at the Ordinary Congress, F.F.B. President Sergio Chuc believes [...]

BHS in the Top 50 Teams at the Global Robotics Competition

The Belize High School again entered the Global Robotics Competition called FIRST Global Challenge.  This year, the competing students upped their game and nine of its students ranked fiftieth out [...]

BHS Goes Virtual for the First Global Robotics Competition

Now we hear from Belize High School’s I.T. Director and the team mentor, as well as one of the participants.   Godfrey Sosa, I.T Director & Team Mentor “First stands [...]