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Protesting Teachers Arrested In Benque

If you were on the nation’s highways this morning, you were probably among the hundreds of people unable to get to work on time as striking teachers staged their second [...]

Teachers Block Major Highways

Benque Viejo del Carmen was not the only hotspot for protest activity this morning. All over Belize, bridges and main intersections along the highways became impassable as early as seven [...]

ComPol Chester Williams Says Demonstrations are Getting Frustrating

Did the industrial action carried out by teachers today catch the Belize Police Department by surprise or were they prepared?  The images from across the country show that in most [...]

Did PM’s Address Drive a Wedge between Union Leaders and Members?

The logjam between the unions and government persists as the longest strike on record since the eleven-day industrial action taken by teachers in 2016.  On Thursday, Prime Minister John Briceño [...]

B.N.T.U. President Smith Says PM’s Speech Undermined Union Leadership

President of the Belize National Teachers Union, Elena Smith, was also on “Open Your Eyes” today. She feels the Prime Minister’s decision to address the nation instead of meeting with [...]

Kirk Gordon is Slain in Latest Belize City Shooting

There was a fatal shooting in the Trench Town are of Belize City on Friday evening. Forty-three-year-old Francis Gordon was gunned down while sitting near a boat when a gunman [...]

Woman Killed in Weekend Accident

One woman is dead following a weekend traffic mishap on the George Price Highway.  Ronda Burgess was travelling with Earlyn Young and several other passengers in a Chevy Equinox when [...]

Outbreak of COVID-19 at Princess Casino

An outbreak of COVID-19 among employees of Princess Casino has forced a temporary closure just one month after gambling establishments were allowed to resume operations.  On Saturday, personnel from the [...]

Princess Casino Closes for Contact Tracing and Sanitization

Health officials were back at the Princess Casino this morning to oversee the full sanitization of the facility.  Doctor Diaz-Musa also provided a breakdown of the symptoms being exhibited by [...]

Sixty Heavily Armed Men Guarded Suspected Drug Plane

Last week Friday, a suspected drug plane landed in a remote area near Blue Creek, Orange Walk District, but police have been unable to confirm reports of a second landing [...]

ComPol Says He Was Just Sharing Curfew S.I. as a Courtesy

For the next thirty days, movement will remain restricted by curfew hours. Over the weekend a new S.I. came into effect, extending the curfew for an additional thirty days. There [...]

Passenger Injured in Road Shooting; Police Officer Being Investigated

A police officer is being investigated after he shot at a taxi and injured a passenger on Saturday.   Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero gives us the latest on this incident.   [...]

Home Invasion on Caesar Ridge Road

A sixty-three-year-old Belize City man was tied up inside his home and robbed. The incident happened on Caesar Ridge Road. The culprits made off with only a cell phone.   [...]

Refugee Women Focus of UN Agency Meeting

A meeting in Las Flores in the Cayo District with refugee women has prompted a call for more support to achieve gender equity.  Six refugee women who belong to the [...]

Limit Your Salt Intake on World Hypertension Day

If you suffer from high blood pressure, you may want to limit your salt intake. That is the message today on World Hypertension Day.  In fact, the Nutrition and Public [...]

Climate Change and its Effects!

Over the weekend, representatives from various media houses learned more about the mitigation and adaptation efforts of climate change in Belize. The National Climate Change Office in collaboration with the [...]

REDD+ and the National Climate Change Office Sending Message to Communities

So what role can you play in the conservation and sustainable management of forests?  REDD Plus and the National Climate Change Office, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, has been on the [...]

Mexico Wins the 69th Miss Universe Pageant

The entire country held their breath, hoping that Belize’s name would be called on Sunday evening at the live broadcast of the Miss Universe Pageant which was held at the [...]