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The State of the Nation, Forty Years Later

For a second time since the advent of COVID-19, Independence Day celebrations have been subdued, largely in part to an increase in cases across the country. On Tuesday, government officials, [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Fatally Stabs Coast Guard Seaman

A stabbing incident on Independence Day, in the New Site area of Hattieville, off the George Price Highway at mile seventeen, has left a Belize City resident dead and another [...]

Murder in Ladyville

There was a mid-morning murder in Ladyville today. Around nine-forty-five a.m., a vehicle was seen driving on Blue Marlin Drive, which is the entrance to the Vista Del Mar community. [...]

San Pedro Resident Clings to Life Following Shooting Incident

A San Pedro resident is clinging to life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, following a shooting incident on the island on Tuesday evening. Noe Nelson Zetina was at the [...]

Did Woman Jump from Truck to her Death in Corozal?

There was another loss of life on Independence Day, but up north in Corozal. Thirty-three-year-old Constancia Cano was found dead between miles seventy-three and seventy-four on the Philip Goldson Highway [...]

A Constitutional Reform Commission is Established

The issue of constitutional reform has been on the table for quite some time and while both political parties have discussed the need to improve the existing laws in an [...]

Payment of Belize’s External Debt to be Relaxed

The restructuring of Belize’s external debt has been much talked about since it was first announced on September third by Prime Minister John Briceño.  Since then, additional details of an [...]

Guatemalan President Addresses Territorial Dispute at 76th UNGA

The ongoing Seventy-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly was opened on September fourteenth and is chaired by Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly. Earlier today, Guatemalan President [...]

1733 Active Cases; 810 in Belize District

Active COVID-19 cases continue to increase daily. The data up to Monday indicates that there are one thousand, seven hundred and thirty-three active cases and of that amount, eight hundred [...]

Uptake in Vaccination

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting an uptake in vaccination ahead of the October first change in policy. Over the last few weeks, persons, including children ages twelve [...]

You are Not Fully Vaccinate until 14 Days after Second Dose

While only one dose of the Janssen vaccine is recommended, all other vaccines are two doses. Doctor Diaz-Musa stresses that you are not fully vaccinated until fourteen days after that [...]

92% of Belize Coast Guard Vaccinated

The Belize Coast Guard is a law enforcement agency that is taking no chances with COVID-19. So far, ninety-two percent of the military organization has been vaccinated and there are [...]

Inside the K.H.M.H. COVID Unit at Capacity

To date, there are more than seventeen hundred active COVID-19 cases across the nation, with Belize District experiencing community spread for the past two weeks.  More than three hundred persons [...]

The Wit Remains on the Surface

The Witconcrete did not sink on Monday as was originally scheduled. The team experienced some unforeseen mechanical issue that has now caused the process to be delayed. Those anticipating this [...]

Area Rep Tells Islands to Remain Vigilant Despite Exemptions

As we have reported, San Pedro and Caye Caulker are among the communities enjoying certain exemptions from the recent COVID-19 regulations.  On Monday, we spoke with Area Representative Andre Perez, [...]

High Vaccine Uptake on Islands

Perhaps, a further silver lining for these two tourist communities, amidst the pandemic, is their high vaccination uptake. According to Perez, eighty percent of Caye Caulker’s population has been vaccinated. [...]

Undocumented Immigrants and Vaccination

Undocumented immigrants are another vulnerable population that is being considered for vaccination. According to Perez, undocumented immigrants are often fearful of visiting a vaccine center because of their status. He [...]

The B.D.F. Marching Band; Decades of Service to Belize

You’ve seen them providing musical accompaniment at official ceremonies across the country, especially during September festivities. The Belize Defense Force Marching Band has been in existence for well over three [...]

Markeisha Young is Miss World Belize 2021

Belize has recently seen great representations on the international stage when it comes to pageantry. And Monday, Markeisha Young from Belize City was officially crowned Miss World Belize 2021. She [...]

Cultural Consciousness at the Belize National Library Service

There is new leadership at the Belize National Library Service and Information System under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Technology and with that come changes. Chairman Leroy Green [...]