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4 COVID-19 Deaths in 24 Hours

Just before news time the new figures on COVID-19 report a record breaking four deaths. The number of deaths has now increased to thirty-four. The four persons died within the [...]

Dr. Manza is Off the Hook Following Repeal of SI 134

The controversial Statutory Instrument 134 is now off the books, gone. When it was surprisingly made law a few weeks ago, it compelled the Director of Health Services to surrender [...]

Opposition Leader John Briceño Warns U.D.P. Contract Holders

Tonight there is also the issue of last minute government contracts. Opposition Leader John Briceño says that these contracts are being issued left, right and centre even as the current [...]

Wil Maheia Calls on ComPol Chester Williams to Take Action Against Shyne Barrow

B.P.P. Fort George candidate, Wil Maheia is calling on ComPol Chester Williams to follow through on his word and take action against Shyne Barrow for a domestic violence incident for [...]

Belizean Stranded in Peten, Guatemala

El Informativo Melchor is reporting that Belizean Kelton is stranded in Peten, Flores, Guatemala. Reporter Rudel Alvarez wrote that Kelton was first in Livingston staying with family there and has [...]

Briceño Shares P.U.P.’s Plan to Deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic

More than two thousand two hundred cases of COVID-19 cases are confirmed and four more deaths have been recorded in the past twenty-four hours in the north and the number [...]

P.U.P. Leader John Briceño: “We have to be smarter and we have to work harder”

When we spoke to P.U.P. leader John Briceño, we also asked him about his plans for the first hundred days should be become Prime Minister. There are thirty-five more days [...]

Land Distribution in Camalote; Village Council is Left in the Dark!

Complaints are growing of irregular land distribution contrary to the Village Council Act.  The latest is from the chairman of Camalote Village who is appealing to the forces that are [...]

Camalote Villagers Want Pre-School to be Named after One of their Own!

From a land issue to a school issue – Chairman Derrick Parham says that the villagers are not happy about the name the Ministry of Education has given to a [...]

C.C.J. Affirms Manzanero’s Murder Conviction

Condemned murderer Hernan Manzanero appealed his conviction before the Caribbean Court of Justice through a special leave granted by the appellate jurisdiction.  Manzanero was sentenced in the Supreme Court to [...]

Manzanero Must Serve Remainder of 25-Year Sentence

Forty-five-year-old Domiciano Quixchan was fatally stabbed in the face and throat while transporting Manzanero and his common-law wife, along with their three-week-old baby, on a chartered trip.  Manzanero had previously [...]

One Suspect in Custody but no Charges in the Murder of Nelisha Nolberto

The shocking murder of twenty-one-year old Nelisha Nolberto remains under investigation tonight. The mother of a baby boy was killed on Saturday night though it is believed she was not [...]

Hurricane Delta – a Category Four – Heads to Mexico!

The Yucatan Peninsula is bracing for a major hurricane. Hurricane Delta is a now a category four storm expected to direct impact with Cancun and Cozumel.  According to meteorological reports, [...]

B.P.P. to Field 8 Candidates for General Elections 2020

The Belize Progressive Party is contesting the 2020 General Elections with eight candidates.  Today, the political party called a press conference to present their candidates to the public. Each candidate [...]

B.P.P. Raffling a Car to Generate “Clean Money” for their 2020 General Elections Campaign

During today’s press conference to present their candidates, the B.P.P. also gave an update on their campaign finances. As you will recall, a few weeks ago we told you that [...]

Independent Mark King is in the Race for Pickstock

Former U.D.P. Lake Independence Area Representative Mark King has tossed his hat into the ring once again, this time as an independent candidate in Mesopotamia, ahead of the November eleventh [...]

Blazing Fire at an Abandoned Property Comes Dangerously Close to Lumber Yard

A fire at an abandoned house came dangerously close to an apartment building occupied by twelve families. The fire erupted at a wooden house at the corner of Curassow Street [...]

P.U.P. Says It Will Remain Taiwan’s Ally and Friend

Earlier in the newscast John Briceño spoke of a number of issues, we also asked him about a foreign policy matter, relations with Taiwan.  If the People’s United Party becomes [...]

Taiwan Celebrates 109th National Day with Online Competition

Still on Taiwan, that country is celebrating its national day on October tenth. This year because of the pandemic, the celebration will take a different form. Ambassador Remus Li-Kuo Chen [...]

Department of Youth Services Helps Students with Distance Learning

Primary and high schools have reopened and students are at home learning virtually.  The new form of learning is posing challenges since not all the young students have access to [...]

It’s Mental Health Month

Healthy Choices, Healthy People, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind; it’s the theme for mental health awareness during this month. Annually, October tenth is recognised as World Homeless Day and World Mental [...]

Over 400 Persons Registered with the Welcome Resource Center

According to Administrator Joyce Ellis, over four hundred plus persons are registered with the Welcome Resource Center and access the facility at the corner of Tibruce and Vernon Streets in [...]