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BMDA Looking at Blot Clot Issues in COVID Survivors

We’ve been hearing about blood clot issues that COVID has had on survivors from other regions, and now, there are reports that Belizeans who have been infected with the virus [...]

Belizean Medical Congress Looks at Latest on COVID Treatments

Dr. Wright said that from this past Monday and for the next four days, Belizean doctors are engaged with their international counterparts in the Belize Medical and Dental Association’s thirty-seventh [...]

BMDA and Anglican Church Strongly Urge for COVID Vaccinations

On Tuesday, we heard Internist, Dr. Fernando Cuellar say that members of the medical community were calling for mandatory vaccinations in Belize after several of their members, the most recent [...]

Price of Butane Goes Up, GOB Introduces Amendment to LPG Act

Earlier this month, the price per gallon of liquefied petroleum gas, butane, increased by thirty-eight cents. The price hike was attributed to a combination of supply issues as stock levels [...]

GOB Seeks to Defer Payment on Taiwanese Loans

A raft of bills pertaining to existing loans that the Government of Belize has with banks in Taiwan was brought before the House of Representatives on Tuesday.  The Briceño administration [...]

Faber Says Big Savings, But Cost of Fuel is Still High

While the opposition leader acknowledges the assistance that the Taiwanese government has provided over the years, he says that there is no immediate relief for Belizean motorists across the country.  [...]

An Early Harvest of Carrots

Today, the media was invited to witness the early harvesting of carrots from the fields in San Carlos Village in the Orange Walk District. The orange root vegetable was of [...]

Belize Produces Good Quality Carrots

Among the issues that have been affecting the industry is price gouging. This is being carried out by those described as “predatory persons” who mark up the prices, burdening consumers. [...]

Agriculture C.E.O. Says Help Coming for Carrot Farmers

But in order to compete with the imported carrots from the region, which are being sold at lower prices, farmers from the New River Farmers Cooperative wants help from government. [...]

Agriculture C.E.O. on Impasse within Sugar Belt

A new agreement has still not been made between the larger sugar cane farmer association, B.S.C.F.A. and the millers, A.S.R./B.S.I.  According to a clause within the standing contract that is [...]

PSU President Says DHS Does Not Have “Too Many Roles”

PSU President Says DHS Does Not Have “Too Many Roles”   The Public Service Union President has commented on GOB’s move to restructure the leadership posts at the Ministry of [...]

PSU Wants Highly Qualified People in New Posts at MOHW

No official announcement has been made yet about who will be filling the posts of Director of Hospital Services and Director of Public Health and Wellness. The PSU President says [...]

Unions Want to Hear from PM on Salary Cuts

The ten percent pay cut also continues to be a contentious issue. Could there be another strike? PSU President Flowers says although the six month review is due, so far [...]

Reparations for Slavery Taken to the House

It has been over a hundred and eighty years since the emancipation of slavery, yet compensation for the wrong that has been done to African people remains an issue to [...]

Church Leaders Request Further Meeting With Prime Minister Over Vaccine Requirement

The controversy over the reopening of churches continues as church leaders in Belize have called for another meeting with Prime Minister John Briceño to further discuss how Statutory Instrument 119 [...]

Law Firm Alleges Defamation by Area Representative Tracy Panton

Copies have surfaced of a letter sent to Area Representative Tracy Panton by the law firm Glen D. Godfrey and Company. The correspondence, which bears today’s date, alleges she made [...]

Arson Suspected in Belize City Fire

Fire officials believe a fire Tuesday evening that destroyed a wooden structure near the Yarborough Bridge in Belize City was intentionally set. Fortunately, the house has been unoccupied and did [...]

UNICEF Provides 100 “Cold Chain” Vaccine Storage Boxes

This afternoon UNICEF Belize handed over 100 cold chain storage boxes to the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The boxes will be used to store vaccination doses in rural Belize. [...]