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Deadly Shooting on Curassow Street, Mourner is Executed Ahead of Funeral

A funeral-goer was executed in Belize City on Saturday, moments before boarding a bus that would have transported him and other mourners to a memorial service for their loved one.  [...]

Tutsi Busted with Unlicensed Glock and Live Ammunition

Following the murder of Giovanni Augustine on Saturday afternoon, police on mobile patrol on Faber’s Road Extension pursued a pickup truck that caught their attention.  The vehicle was being followed [...]

Police Seeking Answers in Sunday Morning Murder

Police are looking for a man they believe can assist with their investigation into the murder of Ian Westby on Sunday in Belize City.  Westby had left family members and [...]

Murder at the Adjacency Zone in Toledo, One Woman Detained

A woman is in police custody tonight awaiting a charge of murder, following the stabbing death of Justo Martinez which occurred over the weekend at the Adjacency Zone in the [...]

Michael Young is Shot During Curfew Hours

There was another shooting over the weekend that has left resident of Zericote Street hospitalized.  The attack on Michael Young took place several hours into the nightly curfew and investigators [...]

UDP Says Crime Out of Control: Wants Minister and CEO to Resign

The United Democratic Party today expressed its alarm over what they term the “explosion” of murders and other violent crimes around the country, particularly in Belize City. The party is [...]

Counseling Program Launched for KHMH COVID Staff

Mind Health Connect Belize, a local organization that spreads awareness on the importance of treating mental health illnesses is partnering with the Ministry of Health and KHMH to provide counseling [...]

KHMH Needs More Staff; Some Workers Contracting COVID Outside

And while the hospital is looking after the mental health of its overworked health care workers in the COVID Unit, CEO Cansino also has to address the need for additional [...]

Marginal Decrease in COVID Hospitalizations

The COVID unit at the KHMH is seeing a slight decrease in the number of COVID positive patients needing to be hospitalized. It is a silver lining that CEO Cansino [...]

Chebat Says KHMH Bill Will be Reviewed by Cabinet

We also asked about the five hundred thousand dollars the Government of Belize reportedly owes to the KHMH for renovations done to the COVID unit. Minister Chebat says the documents [...]

Some Villagers Not On Board Communal Land Holding

Spokesmen for three Mayan communities in the Toledo District say they are not interested in holding their land based on customary land tenure. They say such a system is having [...]

Current COVID Wave Has Not Peaked

While Belizeans may be breathing a sigh of relief that no-movement Sundays and 7 pm curfew has been lifted, the country is yet to see the results of this two [...]

Anti-Vaxers Having Little Impact: 163,000 Belizeans vaccinated

Minister Chebat was asked what impact– if any– he feels those against vaccinations are having on the public response. He said while they may be vocal, most Belizeans understand why [...]

Heart Disease and Blood Clot Study Reveals Increased Risk for COVID Patients

In international COVID news, a medical study completed this month has found that even people who were never sick enough to need hospitalization have an increased risk of developing blood [...]

COVID Survivors May Need Frequent Exams After Recovery

Cuellar says COVID survivors, particularly those who have had to be hospitalized, should have frequent exams of their heart and lungs to determine if the disease has created any lasting [...]

Prime Minister Comments on Departure of CEO Guerra From Ministry of Natural Resources

Over the weekend, news circulated on social media that CEO in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Dr. Lesbia Guerra had resigned from her post just eleven months into her appointment. [...]

Belize and Caribbean States Meet With IMF and World Bank

Belize and the wider Caribbean are holding a series of meetings with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to discuss special vulnerability and debt relief.  Belize as a [...]