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Bomb Threat at the K.H.M.H.

Nurses Week ended with a scare that sent the medical staff at the K.H.M.H., as well as dozens of patients, scrambling for safety. Patients in wheelchairs, some in beds still [...]

Mentally Ill Patient Made Call of Bomb Threat

But who could have made such a threat on the poor man’s hospital that provides tertiary care medical treatment to the entire country? Doctor Andre Sosa, the Chair of the [...]

Bomb Threats Tests the Hospital’s Capacity to Manage Disasters

According to Doctor Andre Sosa, the incident, while callous, is being taken as an opportunity for the institution to test its capacity to manage in the case of a natural [...]

Minister of Health Recognizes Sacrificial Work of Nurses

This week was celebrated as Nurses’ Week, under the theme “Nurses: A Voice to Lead-Invest in Nursing and Respect Rights to Secure Global Health. In the house today, Kevin Bernard, [...]

New Trade License Reform Act Brought to House After Eight Years Consultations

The Government of Belize introduced a bill to repeal the Trade Licensing Act, Chapter sixty-six of the Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2020, to make way for the implementation [...]

U.S.D Six Million Dollars Loan Motion to the House

The Government of Belize brought a six million dollar loan motion before the House of Representatives today. The loan, in U.S. dollars, is from the International Bank of Reconstruction and [...]

Nora Parham to Receive First Posthumous Pardon in Belize’s History

In 1963, Nora Parham was sentenced to death after a biased justice system convicted her for the death of an abusive common-law husband. Almost sixty years later, the House of [...]

Harry Parham Breaks Silence on Nora Parham’s Abusive Relationship

Parham recalls seeing his mother being physically abused at the hands of the man she was accused of killing. He recounted occasions, as a seven-year-old, when he had to run [...]

Minister Dolores on Nora Parham’s Execution, “A stain on our history”

The motion was brought before the house by Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, the Minister of Human Development and Indigenous People’s Affairs. Minister Dolores and a team consisting of various social and government [...]

Opposition Extends Apology to Nora Parham’s Family

Tracy Taegar-Panton, the Area Representative of Albert Division, rose to show support for the motion. She extended an apology to the children and grandchildren of Nora Parham on behalf of [...]

Members of St. Francis Xavier Credit Union Protest against “Irregularities”

Earlier today, members of St Francis Xavier Credit Union in Corozal Town staged a protest on the grounds that irregularities are reportedly taking place at the financial institution. They demand [...]

Village Council Elections are Officially Underway

Village council elections are officially underway across the country and both major political parties have organized slates to contest the available seats in their respective communities. It’s an exercise that [...]

How Do You Qualify to Run for Village Council?

There are also criteria that interested candidates must meet in order to become eligible to run for village council. Chief Elections Officer Tamai explains what one needs to do in [...]

Elections Department Publishes Voting Schedule

The entire process, including the counting of ballots, will be overseen by public officers assigned to the elections. The casting of ballots, according to Tamai, has been scheduled for specific [...]

S.I.F. & Ministry of Education Hand Over Laptops to Sadie Vernon High

The Belize Social Investment Fund, through funding from the Caribbean Development Bank, acquired two hundred and sixty Dell laptops. The institution has partnered with the Ministry of Education to hand [...]

Curriculum Reform is Eminent

Curriculum reform comes into effect at the start of the new school year in September. For many it is about cutting out the fluff, however, Chief Education Officer Yolanda Gongora [...]

New Curriculum to be piloted in September

The new curriculum will be piloted initially in primary and secondary government schools. According to Chief Education Officer Yolanda Gongora, teachers will receive some training in August to prepare them. [...]

Data-Driven Solutions for Coastal Erosion in Southern Belize

For years, Hopkins and Dangriga have been plagued by severe coastal erosion and an unsightly accumulation of sargassum on its shores. It is only getting worse. The National Climate Change [...]

Mayor Wagner Gives City Council Performance an A+

Mayor Bernard Wagner is approximately fourteen months into his second term of office. He was first elected in 2018. Two years into his first term, the council experienced its greatest [...]

Belize City Council’s Revenue Rebounding

The Belize City Council’s finances are gradually improving, following a stiff financial blow at the height of the pandemic. In 2020, the council’s cyclical revenue stream came to a screeching [...]

Time Fi Eat

Time Fi Eat: It’s the brainchild of Carlo Habet and features Stig Da Artist in the lead role as Lex.  Lex is Belize’s Hottest Musical Artist, finally getting his due [...]

N.C.F.C. Celebrates Families at Battlefield Park on Saturday

On Saturday, the National Committee for Families and Children will hold activities in commemoration of International Day of Families. This year’s theme is: Families and New Technology. Executive Director of [...]

A Hostel’s way Home

The Princess Royal Youth Hostel is being renamed this weekend, after carrying the name that it was inaugurated with several decades ago. While the administration and residents have come up [...]