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Deadly Shooting in Sugar City; Is It Drug-related?

Multiple gunshots rang out in Sugar City last night and when the shooting subsided two men were left for dead in front of a shop on Aurora Street. It is [...]

City Councilors Call for Micah Goodin to Step Down as Deputy Mayor

A resolution was put forward earlier today during a meeting of the Belize City Council for Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin to relinquish his post at City Hall by day’s end.  [...]

Government Reconsiders Taxing Belizean Artists

Strong protest from the creative sector has prompted the Briceño administration to reconsider its stance on implementing a new tax regime for trade licenses.  It comes hard on the heels [...]

Pediatric Vaccination Rollout Commences on May 30th

As of May twenty-third, 2022, over two hundred and sixteen thousand, or just over fifty percent of the total population, have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine. [...]

G.O.B. to Acquire More COVID Vaccine

At the end of this month, one hundred and twenty thousand doses of Pfizer vaccine expires. This is because residents have not been coming out to get their jabs – [...]

COVID Survivor Doctor Eck Gives Update

The last time we spoke with pediatrician Doctor Cecilio Eck, he was immobile – confined to a wheelchair, having lost control of his legs as one of the debilitating effects [...]

PAHO Trains Health Managers in the Public Health System

For the next few months, managers in the Ministry of Health and Wellness are engaging in a capacity building workshop. The event sees the Pan American Health Organization and the [...]

Training Seeks To Provide Improved Quality of Care to the Public

The training is being provided to all the managers in the ministry, across the six districts. The sessions are relevant to the quality of care that health managers provide to [...]

Export Competitiveness Forum Held in Belize City

 The first Export Competitive Forum since the onset of the pandemic saw large and small exporters converge in Belize City.  A host of topics were presented, including keys to remain [...]

Policies to Strike Balance in Local Beef Supply

Dr. Osmond Martinez, the Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Economic Development, weighed in on the cattle export situation in country. As we told you last night, the demand [...]

$24 Million U.S in G.C.F. Funds to Belize

We also asked Dr. Martinez about the country’s access to green climate funding through the Green Climate Fund. The fund was established in 2010 within the frame work of the [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy Meets with San Pedro Fishing Community

On Wednesday, the Ministry of the Blue Economy held a public meeting with fishermen in San Pedro Town to discuss the amendment to the fisheries regulation for a four point [...]

BTIA’sTourism Summit – Reimagining Belizean Tourism

The Belize Tourism Industry Association, B.T.I.A., held a Summit today that drew members from far and wide to hear about efforts to improve formal training for those in tourism, and [...]

Belize Classified As High Risk Destination for Travellers

Belize has been classified as a “high” risk category destination for travelers by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On Monday, the C.D.C. announced that Belize, along [...]

Trust of the Americas Launch DIA Lab Belize

Democratizing Innovation in the Americas (D.I.A.) is one of two main programs under the Trust for the Americas. And today, the Trust officially launched its D.I.A. Youth Innovation Lab in [...]

D.I.A. Lab Belize Training Begins Kickoff on Saturday

Training begins at the University of West Indies Open Campus on Saturday. As of today, a total of one hundred and fifty youths have signed up for the training courses. [...]

Out of the Box Art on Sale at Tourist Village

Today, a collection of art pieces from talented children who are living with disabilities were on display at the Fort Street Tourism Village. The items which include paintings, toys and [...]