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Finally, Belize Successfully Negotiates Super Bond!

Belize has successfully negotiated the Super Bond and the Briceño administration announced late this evening that, “the Government of Belize is delighted that the vast majority of holders of the [...]

3 Persons Injured in Shooting on Simon Lamb Street

During news time on Thursday night, shots rang out on Simon Lamb Street in north side Belize City.  Surveillance cameras in the area captured residents scattering and trying to escape [...]

No Arrests as Yet in Murder of 15-year-old

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also gave us an update in the murders of two teenage minors earlier this week. On Wednesday morning, fifteen-year-old Niccanor Fermin was executed in the [...]

Gang Members Detained During SOE were Not Involved in Killing of Teen

On Sunday evening, seventeen-year-old Michael Henry was fatally injured during a drive-by shooting at the roundabout near the intersection of Fabers Road and the George Price Highway. He was inside [...]

PM Briceño Addresses 76th Session of UN General Assembly

At the start of news tonight, Prime Minister John Briceño addressed the Seventy-Sixth Session of the United Nations General Assembly.  The annual, high-level meeting of the heads of government across [...]

Active COVID Cases Inching Towards Two Thousand

There are one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-eight active cases of COVID-19 across the country and majority of those new infections are being recorded in Belize District. Notwithstanding stiffer public [...]

COVID Death Toll Mounts, Including Vaccinated Persons

The mortality rate for persons who have been fully vaccinated is also on the rise, but not as fast as it is for persons who are unvaccinated.  While the total [...]

Another Expectant Mother Dies of COVID-19; Leaves Behind a Newborn

A mother of four, including a newborn, succumbed to COVID-19 earlier today at the Belize Healthcare Partners Limited. Cindy Flowers, a resident of Placencia, becomes the latest expectant mother to [...]

Another Round of Public Consultations for Proposed Waterloo Project

On Thursday night we brought you snippets of the Port of Belize Expansion Project’s virtual public consultation. It was the second round of consultations, following a request by the National [...]

ComPol Breaks Down No Movement Sundays

This Sunday, September twenty-sixth and then again on October third, persons will only be able to leave their homes for medical purposes, emergencies, as an essential worker, for food supplies [...]

Exemptions for Local Tourism; but Reservations Needed

Now tourist destinations such as San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Hopkins and Placencia, curfew begins at nine p.m. and not seven o’clock like the rest of the country.  While residents are [...]

60 Active COVID Cases in Police Department

As of September twenty-fourth, there are one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight active COVID-19 cases; thirty-six hospitalizations and thirteen ICU patients. There are also four hundred and two deaths recorded. [...]

90% of Police Department Vaccinated

But what about the vaccination rate within the police department? On October first, the new regulations come into effect and will be enforced by police officers. ComPol Chester Williams says [...]

BAPSS Promotes Vaccination of High School Aged Students

The Belize Association of Principals of Secondary Schools (BAPSS) is partnering with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Health and Wellness to support vaccination [...]

3 Lucky Winners of Bicycles in Vaccination Drive

Belize High School embarked on a raffle a couple of weeks ago at Swift Hall in Belize City to encourage children ages twelve to seventeen to come out and get [...]

Press Office Director Suspended for Social Media Rant

Press Office Director Mike Rudon has been placed on two weeks suspension without pay and he has also been asked to issue a public apology to Imani Fairweather for comments [...]

A New Cruise Ship Calls to Port in Belize

Belize welcomed the Independence of the Seas, a new cruise ship under Royal Caribbean International which called to port in the Jewel today.  This is the cruise line’s first call [...]

CitCo & BWC Resolve Garbage Issue

There is a collective sigh of relief as the garbage impasse has come to an end. After months of non-payment by the Belize City Council to Belize Waste Control, the [...]

Robotics Team at BHS Successfully Launch Satellite

Today, the robotics team at Belize High School successfully launched a cube satellite into the lower atmosphere. It’s a part of the FIRST Global Challenge which is a yearly Olympics-style [...]

Reefkeeper Belize and National Garifuna Council form Partnership

Reefkeeper Belize, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Belizean students about the importance of the reef, mangrove and sea grass to promote conservation, met recently with the National Garifuna Council [...]