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BMDA Counters Disinformation on COVID and Warns Fake Doctors They May be Arrested

A flurry of disinformation about the coronavirus and the COVID-19 vaccines has prompted the Belize Medical and Dental Association to make a rare public denunciation of those perpetrating the false [...]

Vaccinated People Will Have Fewer Symptoms

Doctor Wright contends many who are sceptical about vaccines are having their fears fuelled by misinformation.   Dr. Uldine Wright, President, Belize Medical and Dental Association “We know that there [...]

BMDA Says Vaccine Not Mandatory under S.I. 74

Doctor Wright also addressed claims that Statutory Instrument 74 makes vaccination mandatory.  She says the medical experts within the Belize Medical and Dental Association agree this is a deceptive narrative. [...]

A Closer Look at the Hemp Industry from Multiple Perspectives

Since an amendment to the Misuse of Drugs Act was presented in the House of Representatives on July second, the cannabis discussion which includes industrial hemp and marijuana has returned [...]

Another Shooting in San Pedro; This Time in the DFC Area

A man from San Pedro was airlifted to Belize City for medical treatment following a shooting on Monday night. Reports are that just before ten p.m. shots rang out in [...]

Post-mortem Result: Drowning by Accident?

Over the weekend, Edwin Isidro lost his life in an incident on the Mopan River in Benque Viejo del Carmen. He, along with several others, was in the area when [...]

Orson Elrington to Appeal de La Rosa Prison Sentence

In court news, a case that sparked outrage in the Cayo District has caught the attention of attorney Orson Elrington. He plans to file for an appeal of a three-year [...]

Faber Eyes Return as LOO

When he appeared on Open Your Eyes this morning, U.D.P. Party Leader Patrick Faber also spoke about his ambitions to be restored as Leader of the Opposition.   Marleni Cuellar, [...]

Faber Says Barrow Cannot Force U.D.P. to Take Position on 11th Amendment

A rift has already developed between U.D.P. Party Leader Patrick Faber, who just retained his position during Sunday’s recall convention, and the party’s Leader of the Opposition, Shyne Barrow.  On [...]

Faber Holds Onto Leadership; Attacks Continue

And now that he has reaffirmed his party leader seat, you heard Faber say that he is working on taking back the leader of the opposition role in the House. [...]

Minister of Agriculture Investigates Reports of Contraband Onions

Last Friday we told you about the struggles of the onion farmers in Bomba. They reported having roughly one hundred and forty thousand pounds of onions that must be sold [...]

No Imported Onions until Local Supply Finishes

Minister Mai says that they have formed a task force to tackle the growing issue of contraband.  He also says there will be no importation of onion until the local [...]

Fertilizer Prices Increasing

And what about other locally produced commodities? Will prices go up? This is a real concern in the agriculture industry.  At the last House Meeting, Corozal North area rep Hugo [...]

2 New Streets in Dangriga

There is some welcome news to report for Dangriga as the Dangriga Town Council, under the leadership of Mayor Robert Mariano, is pushing forward with its street rehabilitation plans for [...]

New App for Belizean Football

There seems to be an app for just about everything, and today the “Socaloca” mobile app and web-based system was launched by the Football Federation of Belize.  It is designed [...]

Safeguards in Place for Young Athletes on Virtual Platform

The platform is free for all users of the app because the intention is to provide a fair opportunity for all footballers.  But if you are wondering if it is [...]

Basketball Players Fund Raising for Las Vegas Draft Combine

The Orange Court Generals need your help to get to Las Vegas for a basketball pro camp.  There, the athletes will show off their skills to basketball coaches and scouting [...]

Rising Stars Having Fun at Summer Camp in Belize City

We don’t hear much about children’s summer camps these days, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, over at the Hub Resource Center on Independence Boulevard in Belize City, the staff [...]