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Minister of Health & Wellness Breaks the Silence on DHS Debacle

The controversy over the embattled Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero has been playing out in the media for the past two weeks, with little to no word from [...]

Minister Chebat Says that Process is in Line with Public Service Regulations

As you know, Doctor Marvin Manzanero has been placed on administrative leave as an investigation on allegations of misconduct continues. But what’s been happening with the DHS has been seen [...]

Allocation Letter is Here; Belize to get 100,800 in First Shipment

There is good news for Belize because today, the allocation letter from COVAX facility letter for the first shipment of vaccines for the country.  It has been confirmed that sometime [...]

CARICOM Disappointed About Inaccessibility to COVID-19 Vaccine

CARICOM Heads of State are expressing frustration at the obstacles Caribbean nations are facing trying to access vaccines.  At the end of a two-day virtual conference, Chairman Doctor Keith Rowley, [...]

No Relaxation of Quarantine Measures

The current quarantine regulations, including a curfew between ten p.m. and five a.m., expire next week.  But if you thought that the declining COVID-19 numbers would translate into a relaxation [...]

Land Borders Will Not Be Reopened

But what about land borders? Given the economic hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Guatemalan residents have been clamouring for the reopening of the western border.  Even though Mexicans [...]

BATSUB Member Tested Positive for UK Variant of COVID in Belize

Results are finally back from Baylor College in Houston and the UK variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Belize.  It was from a batch of fifteen samples that were [...]

Hugo Patt Can’t Recall Details of Transaction Involving His Ministerial Ride

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources, Hugo Patt, took his turn in the hot seat this morning when he appeared before the Commission of Inquiry in its [...]

Is Zhourong Li from Alaska?

Entwined in the saga involving the late model government vehicle is the purchase of multiple parcels of crown land by businessman Kelvin Li. It is believed those transactions were expedited [...]

Zhourong Li Admits to Paying for Government Vehicle

Appearing with his legal representative, Zhourong Li was also quizzed about his knowledge of the former Minister of Lands and how he amassed over twenty properties across the country within [...]

Can Witnesses Refuse to Answer Questions and Name Names?

Attorney Andrew Bennett also appeared as Li’s counsel, objecting to his client being compelled to disclose the names of persons he did business with in the acquisition of the various [...]

Witness was Unaware of Circus Involving Hugo Patt’s Vehicle

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma that made its way through a labyrinth of handlers once the sale had been green lighted by the Government of Belize, ended up in the possession [...]

Leader of the Opposition Says Commission of Inquiry is a Witch Hunt!

Today, the Opposition called a press conference to sound off on issues of national importance including the Commission of Inquiry.  Leader of the Opposition Patrick Faber says the commission is [...]

The U.D.P. Calls Out G.O.B. on Dr. Manza!

The United Democratic Party came out swinging today in support of Doctor Marvin Manzanero.  The party says their position is one of principle and not a political statement.  According to [...]

The U.D.P. Wants Bernard Wagner Disqualified from the Municipal Race!

The United Democratic Party is heading to court to get P.U.P.’s Mayoral candidate Bernard Wagner disqualified from the 2021 municipal race.  The U.D.P., through its Chairman Michael Peyrefitte, launched a [...]

Ruling to be Made Next Monday in Murder Trial

Justice Herbert Lord is expected to make a ruling on Monday in a voir dire that preceded the actual murder trial of Patrick Harris. Justice Lord decided this week to [...]

In-Person Jury Trials Resume

Jury trials are being phased back in Dangriga in the Southern Judicial District. Justice Antoinette Moore presided over the first case where members of the public were empanelled to sit [...]

Phase 2 of Farmers’ Aid Begins

Farmers who have taken a double hit from the 2019 drought and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are about to get some relief.   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise [...]

Belizean Youth Invited to Apply for Italian Conference on Climate

If you are a young Belizean passionate about climate change, the Italian Embassy in Mexico City is looking for delegates to send to a youth climate summit in Milan this [...]

Pupa Exportation – the Demand for Belize’s Butterflies!

There is a demand for Belize’s butterflies on the other side of the pond. Just ask the operators of Belize Pupae Supply and Ya’axkin Butterfly Farm. Although the pandemic threw [...]

Hugo Patt to Answer for the Fire Sale 2020 Toyota Tacoma

The Commission of Inquiry into the sale of government vehicles and other equipment at the end of the United Democratic Party’s last days in government resumes on Friday.  Former Deputy [...]

B.E.L. Hosts Virtual A.G.M.

Belize Electricity Limited held its annual general meeting virtually this afternoon to shareholders only.  It was the first AGM under the People’s United Party government, since the company’s board of [...]

Digital Makeover for Belize Court System

Digital makeovers are coming for the Belize court system. Today, the Attorney General of Belize signed a memorandum of understanding with the Caribbean Agency for Justice Solutions, to strengthen the [...]

National Census Must Wait until 2022!

Like so many things postponed due to corona virus, the national census taken every ten years is being pushed back yet again. Originally rescheduled for 2021, the Statistical Institute of [...]

La Ruta Maya 2021 is Cancelled

COVID-19 has claimed another event casualty. Today it was announced that the Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge traditionally held on the extended March weekend has been cancelled. The organizing [...]