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Corporal Jimenez Dies of COVID-19 inside an Ambulance at K.H.M.H.

As the death toll continues to climb, there is constant reminder that the COVID-19 pandemic does not discriminate.  Men, women and children from all walks of society are being affected [...]

Police Officers are the Most Exposed Frontline Personnel

Corporal Jimenez’s death is particularly tragic for Commissioner of Police Chester Williams because it is his belief that immediate medical attention should have been given to the officer, as he [...]

Dr. Cuellar’s Warning on COVID Death Comes to Past

Doctor Fernando Cuellar, who works in the private sector as an internist at the Belize Medical Associates, has been vocal in expressing concern about the saturation of our healthcare system [...]

ComPol Williams Gives Update on Rapid Test in B.P.D.

Corporal David Jimenez is one of the hundreds of police officers who were swabbed for COVID-19.  More than three hundred officers are currently off duty due to COVID-19. The Belize [...]

Boy Is Videoed Detailing Sexual Attack; Suspects are Arrested

A rather disturbing video of a boy detailing a vile sexual attack against him was posted on social media this morning.  The video was taken in Roaring Creek Village, Cayo, [...]

Persons Who Videoed the Boy May Be Criminally Charged

While the accused perverts are in police custody, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that investigators are also looking at those who recorded the boy confessing to the sexual abuse [...]

Do Not Share the Video!

Unfortunately, the video of the boy confessing to being a victim of a sexual attack made its way on social media.  Williams today sent out a stern warning to those [...]

Cabinet to Authorizes Investigation into Fire Sale of G.O.B. Assets

Cabinet held its third regular session on Tuesday via a virtual meeting chaired by Prime Minister John Briceño.  Among the decisions coming out of that meeting is the launch of [...]

Flood Mitigation Project in Belama Ineffective

For the past few days, the weather condition had improved and a cold front was in effect for the country. Today, however, rains resumed across the country, but specifically in [...]

Over 200 Residents Affected by Flooding in Belama

Councillor Vaughan lives in the Belama area and says that the council, as well as NEMO, has been in the area trying to assist the many residents who have been [...]

Mitigating Flood Areas in the Old Capital

Now, there are reports that the water has been receding slowly, but it is not expected that all will be gone before the end of the year. As the councillor [...]

Hattieville Youth Complains of Police Harassment

Twenty-five-year-old Akeem Smith broke his silence today; for years, he claims that he has been the target of police, even as he has tried to walk the straight and narrow. [...]

Smith Family Asking for Assistance

Loretta Smith is not taking the targeting of her son lightly.  She intends to reach out to the Professional Standards Branch of the Police Department and even the Commissioner of [...]

Renrick Robinson is Charged for Dangriga Murder

Almost two weeks after fisherman Roger Blanco was shot dead in Dangriga, police formally arrested and charged Renrick Roy Robinson today for the crime of murder. Blanco and another man [...]

Drug Trafficking Case Crumbles

Six Central American men who were, up until early this morning, on remand facing drug trafficking-related offenses are now free men. They were accused for the landing of a plane [...]

Dr. Carol Babb Resigns as Chief Education Officer

Chief Education Officer Doctor Carol Babb has stepped down from her post after serving in that capacity for several years under former Minister of Education Patrick Faber.  That announcement was [...]

Renewed Contracts are Under Revision by AG’s Ministry

According to Fonseca, while the new administration is prepared to work with political appointees from the previous government, a number of those contracts are under revision.   Isani Cayetano “Do [...]

Minister Zabaneh on Contracts Made Right before Elections

Fonseca’s Minister of State, Doctor Louis Zabaneh agrees, saying that he has been unable to fully settle in and form his team to execute the vision of the government because of [...]

New Education Minister Plans to Meet with B.N.T.U.

Minister of Education Francis Fonseca is yet to meet with the Belize National Teachers Union to chart the way forward for the education sector.  In the past, the B.N.T.U. has [...]

Minister Dr. Louis Zabaneh Speaks on Education Issues

On November twenty-second, Chief Education Officer Doctor Carol Babb sent out a memo informing teachers that they would be allowed to work from home and conduct online classes until the [...]

Will M.O.E. Increase U.B.’s Subvention?

In July of this year, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education Doctor Louis Zabaneh lobbied for an increase in government’s subvention to the University of Belize. This was before [...]

The National Library Service Celebrates its 85th Anniversary

The National Library Service celebrated its eighty-fifth anniversary today and while it is a milestone achievement, the N.L.S. is tasked with keeping up with technological advancements which have seen more [...]

Happy Birthday Andy Palacio!!!

Cultural icon Andy Palacio would have turned sixty years old today. The legendary Garifuna musician was born in the coastal village of Barranco on December second 1960. Palacio became a [...]