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COVID-19 Numbers Soar to 2102 Active Cases

COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the country as we are experiencing a third wave of the virus. On Tuesday, the frightening data was released; three hundred and fifty new cases [...]

408 COVID-related Deaths So Far; 40 in September Alone

In terms of survivability, eighty-seven percent of positive cases since the beginning of the pandemic in Belize have recovered. The fatality rate is at two point zero one with four [...]

Remembering “Miss Nurse” Bernadette Flowers Smith

Among those three deaths recorded on Tuesday was Nurse Bernadette Flowers Smith of the Belize River Valley. The much respected medical professional was in charge of the health center in [...]

Is 2 Weeks Enough to Control Spread of COVID-19?

We are in week-two of additional measures put in place by government to curb the rising COVID-19 numbers. The benefits of these measures will not be seen for another few [...]

Vaccination Numbers Going Up

There is some good news in the fight against COVID-19. Vaccinations are up. To date, one hundred and twenty-three thousand four hundred and seventy-five persons are fully vaccinated. The COVID-19 [...]

Will Schools Physically Reopen on October 4th?

The planned reopening of schools for face-to-face learning does not seem like a good idea with the climbing COVID-19 numbers. While many students, ages twelve to seventeen, have been vaccinated, [...]

Mysterious Disappearance of Geoffrey Crawford has Neighbors Fearing for His Life

Police are searching for Geoffrey Crawford, a resident of Mile thirty one the Phillip Goldson Highway. He is reported to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Police say sometime around seven [...]

Households Traumatized by Killing of Dwayne Gabourel

There have still not been any arrests in the murder of Dwayne Gabourel and those persons who were detained earlier this week have since been released. But in the wake [...]

Enforcing Penalties for Gang Membership and Mandatory Stay-in- School Policies

Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa appeared on Open Your Eyes today where he spoke about the need to enforce the law on gang membership. Although a gang leader could [...]

BNN Says Kudos to GOB on Blue Bond Initiative

The Belize Network of NGOs congratulates the Briceno administration on its blue bonds initiative which has been successfully negotiated with eighty-four percent of the holders of the super bond supporting [...]

Still a Long Way to Go to Reduce Belize’s External Debts

According to Salas, while the initiative is the hallmark of sustainable human development and relieves a significant portion of Belize’s crushing external debt obligations, there is still a long way [...]

BNN Says Five Cruise Terminals Are Not Sustainable for Belize

The BNN is also expressing concern over the cruise ports and the concentration of facilities to be built in the Belize District. As many as five terminals would be in [...]

New Housing Program in Pilot Phase

One hundred and fifty Belizeans are in the process of becoming home owners, as the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing launches its housing pilot program. The Briceno Administration, under [...]

Application process for Ministry homes

We also asked Alamilla about the application process for the one hundred and fifty homes the Ministry plans to have completed by March of 2022. Cabinet will then prepare a [...]

PSU Refutes Attorney General’s Statements on Consultations

Attorney General Magali Marin-Young appeared on Open Your Eyes on Tuesday morning to discuss a number of issues, including new changes that are coming into force on October first, where [...]

Coye on What Superbond Deal Means for Belizean Society

 Although he is still in Mexico City as part of G.O.B.’s official delegation, this morning Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Christopher Coye joined Channel Five’s Open Your [...]

Coye: Money Freed Up Can Be Invested in Education and Healthcare

Minister of State Christopher Coye also discussed how Belize will benefit in the long run from the funds that will be saved under the bond buy back.   Christopher Coye, [...]

Ocean Hero Awards 2021 are Here!

Every year, OCEANA’s Ocean Hero Awards is a night of celebration where exceptional accomplishments in ocean conservation, advocacy and education are recognized.  Tonight, a pair of recipients who exemplify what [...]

Troy DaBoy Premieres “I Wish” Music Video

He goes by the stage name Troy DaBoy, but dance hall artist Timothy Gentle of Orange Walk wants to spread positive vibes across the country. His music video “I Will,” [...]