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G.O.B. Announces Nationwide Curfew as Part of COVID-19 Strategy

The Briceño Administration, fourteen days after taking office, has unveiled its strategy to control the further spread of COVID-19 in the country.  The way forward includes a curfew which commences [...]

US$15 Million Approved for Containment of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health also plans to hire additional human resources such as nurses, doctors, specialist, health staff, support staff for deployment to all regional and community hospitals.  Health and [...]

M.O.H.W. to Scale Up Rapid Testing Countrywide

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will immediately implement and scale up the use of rapid testing in all district hospitals for symptomatic patients and close contacts.  Minister Chebat says [...]

Minister Chebat Says Barrow Administration Had No Clear Plan to Address COVID-19

According to Minister Chebat, under former Minister of Health Pablo Marin and Prime Minister Dean Barrow, there was no clear plan to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  He says that there [...]

Was M.O.H.’s Requests for Necessary Equipment Denied under the U.D.P.?

Minister Chebat made the revelations as Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero sat at the head table.  Under the Barrow Administration, Doctor Manzanero was the expert leading the charge [...]

Belize’s Healthcare System is Overwhelmed with COVID-19 Cases

On Wednesday night, the Belize Medical and Dental Association met to discuss the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the healthcare system, in public and private facilities [...]

Mortality Rate for COVID-19 is Expected to Increase

With the healthcare system stretched to capacity, there is a real fear that with not enough spaces to accommodate COVID-19 victims, the mortality rate will continue to climb and deaths [...]

Lynroy Longsworth, a Victim of Gang War in St. Martin’s

Police believe that taxi driver Lynroy Longsworth is a victim of the ongoing gang war in the Saint Martin’s area of Belize City. On Wednesday, Longsworth was operating his dollar [...]

Lake I Area Rep to the Rescue?

Can area representative Cordel Hyde help to stem the violence that has erupted in his constituency since Monday?  Well, we know that the long-time representative has a lot of influence [...]

16-Year-Old Charged for Murder of Sean Menzies

Police say a minor was behind the killing of well-known Bowen and Bowen employee Sean Menzies.  The cops have arrested a sixteen-year-old boy who was charged with the murder that [...]

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Climb

The Ministry of Health and Wellness recorded two more COVID-related deaths today.  A male from the Toledo District and a female from the Orange Walk District lost their battle with [...]

Belize Coast Guard Response to COVID-19

The Belize Coast Guard says that they have managed to keep the COVID-19 infection rate low among their members because they have implemented strict measures.  According to Acting Commandant Gregory [...]

COVID-19 Rapid Tests for Cops!

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will be embarking on rapid testing in different parts of the country.  One frontline unit that’s going to benefit from those tests is the [...]

Policing COVID-19 in Holding Cells

Another matter that the Commissioner of Police also spoke about is the control of COVID-19 in holding cells.  ComPol Williams told the press that while the cell blocks were seen [...]

D.H.S. Comments on Contraband Canoes Returned to Santa Cruz Villagers

Earlier this week, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams gave the order for over a dozen contraband canoes to be returned to the villagers of Santa Cruz in Orange Walk.  The [...]

Five Law Enforcement Officers Survives Capsized Vessel at Sea!

Tonight, the Belize Coast Guard is breathing a sigh of relief in what could have been a tragedy at sea for two of its sailors and three cops. The Coast [...]

Life Jackets and Life Ring Saved Five Lives!

So, there you heard how the five officers were rescued after their vessel capsized. It’s a major tragedy that was averted – and we asked the Acting Commandant how so? [...]

A 4000 Strong Belize Police Department?

The People’s United Party’s manifesto committed to making the Belize Police Department four thousand strong and on November eleventh, when they formed the government, the people are holding them to [...]

FECTAB Raises Concerns Once Again on Proposed Cruise Terminal

A public consultation being held by the Department of Environment is underway virtually on the Government of Belize’s Press Office Facebook page.  The meeting is to get feedback from stakeholders [...]

Preserving the Barrier Reef as a World Heritage Site

Greenwood’s primary concern also centers around the preservation of Belize’s barrier reef as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.   Tom Greenwood, Executive, FECTAB “The main concern is the lack of [...]

A Generous Donation from Taiwan to the Fisheries Department

This morning, the new Minister of the Blue Economy and Civil Aviation gave his maiden address at a handing over event where the Taiwanese Ambassador presented several pieces of equipment [...]

Healthy Living: Roxy on COVID

Tonight, there are over two thousand, three hundred Belizeans battling COVID-19.  Most of those persons are quarantined at home. Some have no symptoms and others experience mild or moderate symptoms. [...]