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Dr. Marvin Manzanero Placed on Administrative Leave

The saga continues….News Five has confirmed that Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero has been placed on administrative leave, pending investigation of alleged misconduct. That’s the information coming to [...]

Heavy Machinery Freak Accident Kills Man on the Job!

An employee of the Citrus Products of Belize Limited was killed on the job. The heavy machine operator was out working on a farm when the machine he was driving [...]

Home Invasion in Yemeri Grove Village

There were a number of home invasions recorded over the past week, including Toledo. On the afternoon of February seventeenth, William Haught of Yemeri Grove Village reported that armed burglars [...]

Minister Musa Speaks on Dereservation in Caribbean Shores!

It’s scenic spot enjoyed by many who live in the Caribbean Shores area of Belize City, but this week residents discovered wooden posts being erected, obstructing the view and preventing [...]

Belama Phase One Residents Concerned About Clearing of Mangrove Patch

Meanwhile there is another land issue brewing in Belize City. Residents near the Antonio Soberanis Crescent are concerned the cutting of mangroves along the Haulover Creek could spell trouble for [...]

Distant Cousin of the Piranha is Found in New River Lagoon

A new species of freshwater fish commonly known as “pacu” has been discovered in the New River Lagoon by fishermen from nearby Lemonal.  Pacu is an omnivorous fish that originated [...]

100 Days Later, How’s Your New Government Performing?

The first one hundred days are often critical for any political party upon assuming office.  Not only does it serve as a transition period for an incoming administration, it is [...]

Flattening the COVID Curve, 100 Days Later

Hurdles aside, PM Briceño also lauded the accomplishments of his administration thus far, including the efforts of the Ministry of Health and Wellness at containing the spread of COVID-19.   [...]

Human Rights Commission Calls for JPs to be Appointed to Central Prison

The Human Rights Commission of Belize is calling for Justices of the Peace to be appointed at the Central Prison following videos being circulated of what they term “alleged atrocious [...]

Barbados Donates 1000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Belize

And this just in…there is good news coming from out of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, which is reporting that Belize will be receiving its first shipment of the [...]

UNICEF: Mobile Clinics in Migrant Communities

Mobile clinics are being sent to migrant communities in western and southern Belize as part of a joint effort between the United Nations Population Fund, UN Refugee Agency, United Nation’s [...]

Stig Drops “Love You Forever”

Valentine’s Day may be a few weeks behind us but it isn’t stopping well-known Belizean musician Stig Da Artist from releasing a new music video that’s all about love.  Shot [...]

Coastal Piracy – An Interagency Approach to Combating Criminal Network at Sea

“Square grouper” coming ashore on Belize’s coastline used to be the main traces left behind by regional drug traffickers. But now boat engine thefts, attacks on island homes and fishermen [...]