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69 New COVID Cases; Is it a New Wave?

Is Belize experiencing another wave of COVID-19 infections? A report issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness on Monday shows that between November twenty-ninth and December fifth, a total [...]

Shortage of Nurses and Medical Professionals

While a new polyclinic in Belmopan was officially launched today, there is presently a shortage of nurses and medical professionals. It’s a global issue for which Belize has not been [...]

Health Minister on Medical Supplies and Alleged Shortage

The Minister of Health and Wellness also set the record straight as it relates to reports of shortage in medical supplies at healthcare facilities across the country.  While he could [...]

The Belmopan Polyclinic is Officially Inaugurated

Today, the Ministry of Health and Wellness in partnership with the Social Investment Fund officially launched the Belmopan polyclinic at the Western Regional Hospital Compound. The facility, which has a [...]

D.O.E. Says No to Environmental Clearance for Port of Belize Expansion Project

Just before news time tonight, the Department of Environment issued a statement indicating that it has decided not to grant environmental clearance to the Port of Belize Cruise Tourism Facility [...]

Saldivar’s U.S. Designation Brings in to Sharp Focus Campaign Financing

Belmopan Area Representative Oscar Mira has chimed in on the John Saldivar saga and the U.S. designation of the former government minister. As we reported last week, the United Democratic [...]

With Saldivar Out, Is this Good News for the P.U.P.’s Oscar Mira?

And so with Saldivar out of the way, does this spell good news for Mira? Here’s how he responds to that question.   Oscar Mira, Area Representative, Belmopan “We continue [...]

Police Detain Suspects Pending Double Murder Investigation

It has been more than two days since Cleon Smith Junior and Kendale Ramirez were shot dead inside a rented Kia S.U.V. on Electric Avenue and police have detained an [...]

Devon Jones Receives Suspended Sentence for 2014 Incident

Forty-one-year-old Devon Jones, who pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of use of deadly means of harm after he used his vehicle and ran it into Francis Gill and crushing [...]

Is Police Department Concerned About Recent Murder Trends?

There have been two incidents of late where multiple persons have been shot dead during armed assaults in Sand Hill Village and Belize City.  While these types of violent occurrences [...]

Single Mother of Four Receives New Home Courtesy Heritage Bank and Hand in Hand Ministries  

One Belize City family is heading into the Christmas season inside a brand new home. Earlier this year, Angela Jones and her family experienced misfortune after their home on North [...]

A.B.S. Hard Rock Ballers Looks to Defend Big Ballers Tournament Title in Chetumal

A.B.S. Hard Rock Ballers Under-Fifteen and Under-Seventeen Basketball teams are in need of your assistance to make it to the Big Ballers Tournament in Chetumal this weekend. The Antelope Street [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Discusses National Issues at A.G.M.

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (N.T.U.C.B.) held its fifty-sixth Annual General Meeting in Punta Gorda on Saturday and Sunday. The two-day event included discussions on a number of [...]

What’s In That Special Black Cake and Rum Popo?

As December rolls around, housewives start collecting their ingredients for that traditional black or white fruitcake for Christmas and that prized bottle of rum popo. Traditional for many people means [...]

Outstanding Belizean Businesses Featured During Expo in Taiwan

Belizean businesses were on full display at the 2022 Coffee, Tea, and Wine Expo in Taiwan in November. Products from companies such as Wine Time, Belize Chocolate Company, and Travellers [...]