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Omicron BA.2 Confirmed as Dominant Strain in Belize

Belize is facing a new wave of COVID-19 infections and the ministry is stepping up its surveillance efforts. As of Wednesday evening, over six hundred active COVID-19 cases were being [...]

Social Events Still Permitted, No New Measures

In less than seven days, the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds in Belmopan is expected to draw a multitude of visitors from across the country for three days of [...]

All Clear for Water in San Vicente

San Vicente residents now have safe potable water to use. Dr. Diaz-Musa confirmed that health inspectors visited the community and have given the all clear.   Dr. Melissa Diaz-Musa, Director [...]

How Severe is the Effects of Omicron BA.2 Strain?

One of the most important questions on the minds of Belizeans at this time has to do with the severity of the Omicron BA.2 variant. To get some insight on [...]

Dr. Cuellar to Event Planner: “Go Ahead and Plan”

Dr. Cuellar also chimed in on the matter of public events. He, too, is not against these events being hosted. Dr. Cuellar is of the view that the economy must [...]

Dr. Cuellar Encourages Vaccines and Booster as Personal Protection

Dr. Cuellar also recommended that more Belizeans take advantage of vaccines and booster shots. While there is an expectation that COVID-19 cases will increase over the weeks to come, Dr. [...]

B.N.T.U. Comes Out Against Bullying and Abuse of Teachers

Hard on the heels of a statement issued by the Belize National Teachers Union on Wednesday, a press conference was held this morning to address the issue involving Joanna Ysaguirre. [...]

“Joanna Ysaguirre was Well Within Her Rights” – B.N.T.U.

According to General Secretary Keisha Smith, the teacher was well within her right to seek the counsel of an attorney to guide her on the steps that needed to be [...]

B.N.T.U. to Work With Methodist Management to Investigate Claims

The B.N.T.U. has pledged to work closely with the management of the Methodist schools to get to the bottom of the situation. Senator Smith says that if the zero tolerance [...]

Learning Financial Literacy for the Future

Financial Literacy is defined as the ability to understand and use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. At the primary school level, there are basic financial [...]

Consultation on Fisheries Amendment Yields Compromises

Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, Andre Perez has been meeting with fishing communities across the country to hear their concerns on the new Fisheries Act amendment which seeks [...]

Minister Perez to Meet with Sartaneja Community on Friday

Minister Perez is scheduled to meet with residents in Sarteneja Village on Friday. When he was asked if he is confident that he will get the buy-in of Sarteneja residents, [...]

Nago Bank Road to be Upgraded

The first project under the Resilient Rural Belize program of the Ministry of Economic Development will see a three-mile stretch of road in rural Belize District upgraded to be climate [...]

More Projects to Come on Stream through Resilient Rural Belize Program

As you heard, the Nago Bank Road is the first of several projects under the Resilient Rural Belize program of the Ministry of Economic Development. It’s a multi-ministerial approach that [...]

Rural Youths Engage in Discussions on Opportunities in Agriculture

A lot of times when we talk agriculture, we probably do not think there’s much more to it than planting and harvesting crops, but today, the Ministry of Agriculture and [...]

Costa Rican Rural Youth Representative Says It’s Time to Invest

But, while the conversation is just being had, the Costa Rican Representative who led the session, Alexander Herrera, says it is time to put into action what has been discussed. [...]

After Two Years, Are You Ready for Agric 2022

The National Agriculture and Trade Show takes place from May twenty-seventh to the twenty-ninth at the show grounds in Belmopan. Thousands of people are expected to converge in the capital [...]

Bureau of Standards Re-calibrate

The Bureau of Standards is called upon from time to time when people make complaints against businesses that sell food items and other commodities. Many times, however, the complaints do [...]

PM Briceño Takes the Mic at CARICOM Agri-Investment Forum

Prime Minister John Briceño is currently in Georgetown, Guyana for the CARICOM Agri-Investment Forum and Expo which is being held today through to Saturday. It is being held under the [...]

Belize Addresses the U.N. International Migration Review Forum

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration Ramon Cervantes also gave an address at the United Nations’ First International Migration Review Forum. During his [...]