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45% of Population Fully Vaccinated

As of last Friday, fifty percent of the population has received at least one dose of the four vaccines available in country, while forty-five percent are fully vaccinated.  Doctor Diaz-Musa [...]

Belize Coast Guard Celebrates 16 Years of Maritime Law Enforcement

The Belize Coast Guard turned sixteen on Sunday, but commemorated the momentous occasion today with a ceremony at its headquarters here in Belize City. This afternoon, a hundred and five [...]

Coast Guard Commander Takes Hard Line Stance on Information Leaks

The Belize Coast Guard is presently in charge of the Joint Intelligence Operations Center, a role that is rotated between the three law enforcement organizations that comprise the country’s national [...]

One Detained, Another Sought in Murder of Anil Ansaney

On Thursday night fifty year-old businessman, Anil Asnaney, was shot and killed at close range as he and his wife, Manisha, were about to get into their vehicle on Baymen [...]

No Foul Play Suspected in Caye Caulker Death

Today police also reiterated that they do not suspect any foul play in the sudden death of a twenty-six year old man from Caye Caulker. Joel Young died a few [...]

Police Department Battling Fatal Accidents

The month of November has seen a number of fatalities as a result of road traffic accidents along the various highways across the country–three alone over the weekend. Today, ComPol [...]

2 Die in Separate Motorcycle Accidents in Southern Belize

As we said there were three fatal accidents over the weekend; two of which occurred on Saturday in southern Belize. In the wee hours, there was a fatal RTA at [...]

Teacher Loses Life after Vehicle Overturns in the North

Up north in the Corozal District, there was also a road traffic accident in Cristo Rey Village that claimed the life of a teacher. On Friday evening, Ditmar Ruiz was [...]

Two Belizean Parliamentarians to Attend Taiwanese Forum

The Speaker of the House and Deputy Clerk are headed to Taiwan for a five-day visit. Speaker Valerie Woods will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen and the head of the [...]

Uniforms and Supplies for Youth Hostel

As a part of the infrastructural and systematic transformation at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel, the Special Envoy for Families and Children paid a visit to the Rockville compound today. [...]

Belmopan Artists Volunteering Their Time to Beautiful Belmopan

A group of artists from Belmopan and surrounding areas have teamed up to share their talent with the community voluntarily.   Raquel Rodriguez, Artist “The artists in Belmopan and I [...]

Restaurant Patron Shot and Killed, Wife Injured in Brazen Evening Shooting

The Indian community is reeling from a double shooting which ended in the murder of one of their members around eight-fifteen on Thursday night in Belize City. Fifty-year-old Anil Asnaney [...]

New Cooling Tower For ASR/B.S.I.

The New River will be receiving some relief from B.S.I.’s sugar mill by way of its newly commissioned cooling tower. The nine million dollar investment seeks to add an additional [...]

Minister Habet on Keeping New River Healthy

But certainly, A.S.R./B.S.I. is not the only stakeholder in the New River. There are other industries situated along the banks that the Department of Environment is working with to mitigate [...]

BSI Has Been Addressing Ash Issues

And while B.S.I. sugar factory is addressing the New River crisis, one community near the factory has complained in the past about air pollution. Back in 2019, the community of [...]

ASR/BSI Looks Forward to Meeting With PM

Cabinet has been encouraging Belize Sugar Industries and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association to continue working in partnership while negotiating the terms of its revised commercial agreement. With the [...]

Minister Habet on Causeways and Alegria Retirement

We also asked the Minister of Sustainable Development for an update on the investigation into the 2019 E.C.P. for Stake Bank’s development. And whether the investigation is directly linked to [...]

Belize Bank Inaugurates New Branch in Independence

Banking just got easier for businesses and residents in South Stann Creek with the launch of a new Belize Bank branch in Independence.  For many years, the bank has extended [...]

Gender-Based Violence are Human Rights Violations

The Sixteen Days of Activism held each year aims to raise awareness about gender-based violence and the challenges prevailing discriminatory attitudes that most often affect women and girls. In her [...]

Combating Gender-Based Violence Needs Collective Approach

Minister Balderamos-Garcia invited every person and organization in Belize to join the campaign against gender-based violence and violence against women and children.   Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, Minister of Human Development, Families [...]

PM Briceño Meets with the Chamber of Commerce

Prime Minister John Briceño, Minister of State Christopher Coye and Chief Executive Officer Narda Garcia met with the executive of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday at [...]

Reforestation Program Invites Tourism Sector of Buy Seedlings

Members of the tourism industry are being asked to help plant one thousand trees in the Cayo District in 2022. The two organizations behind the reforestation drive, Toucan Education Program [...]

Seedlings Support Community Programs

And those areas selected for reforestation as part of the One Thousand Trees for Cayo in 2022 are part of what attract people to Belize. But they also support local [...]

Recruit 95 Issues Hampers to Needy Persons in the City

Forty-three recruits from squad ninety-five of the Belize Police Department were out today giving back to the community. It is a project that the recruits from Belize City precincts one [...]

Belize’s Very Own Black Friday Sales

Belize City was buzzing with traffic as another U.S. tradition has been adopted into the Belizean culture.  “Black Friday” sales were happening across the municipality and people were making sure [...]