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Belize Chinese Association and Government Ministers Meet to Discuss Price Gouging

The discussion around price gouging involving local Chinese business owners became more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Briceño Administration steers the ship of economic rebound, Belizeans across the [...]

Price Of Poultry Up By Ten Percent

Another commodity that has seen a recent increase is poultry. Viewers might have taken note that the price of poultry increased by ten cents earlier this week. As a result, [...]

Health Minister Reacts to Huge Bust of Contraband Medication

There was a huge bust of contraband pharmaceuticals over the weekend in Orange Walk. The information is that customs officials intercepted a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck on the San Antonio [...]

Proposed Budget for Medical Supplies, Pharmaceuticals Not Enough

During last week’s budget debate, Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton questioned the budget in terms of the allocation for medical supplies and medication to the Ministry of Health and Wellness. [...]

M.O.H.W. Increasing Cadre of Community Healthcare Workers

The Albert Area Representative also made reference to the number of non-established staff in the health sector which since 2022 has been up to six hundred and forty-one. The wage [...]

Budgeting for Nurses’ Allowance; Adjustments Coming

Speaking about the increase in allowance for community healthcare workers, nurses have been migrating for better wages. It is among the many issues that have been brought to the Ministry [...]

Did Shyne Coerce Faber with Jones Resignation?

U.D.P. Standard Bearer Ian Jones stepped down as the party’s candidate of choice for Collet on Wednesday.  His choice to withdraw as the nominee for that constituency was shared in [...]

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen to Arrive in Belize on Sunday

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen arrives in Belize on Sunday evening at four o’clock.  The visit of the head of government to the Jewel, her second call on Belize since taking [...]

Judge Recuses Himself from Trial of Man Accused of Killing His Family

The case of thirty-six-year-old Jared Ranguy, accused of killing his mother, sister, and stepfather, took an interesting turn today when the trial judge announced that he has decided to recuse [...]

Police Refer to Fatal Shooting as an Ongoing “Death Investigation”

Police have released information on Thursday’s fatal shooting incident near Sand Hill Village on the Philip Goldson Highway that claimed the life of thirty-three-year-old Justin Pollard. The Belize City resident [...]

Patient Accuses Radiologist of Sexual Assault

It is one of the worst things that can happen – a medical professional in who trust is placed to carry out a job, and that individual perverts that role [...]

SATIIM Demands That TAA/JCS Gives Account of $1.8 Million Consent Order Funds

The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management is tonight calling out the Toledo Alcalde Association and the Julian Cho Society. According to a press release from SATIIM, back in 2018, [...]

TAA/JCS Responds to SATIIM’s Call for Financial Accountability

Pablo Mis, the executive director of the Julian Cho Society, responded to SATIIM late this evening. The release from J.C.S. says that under the project, TAA/JCS supported the community consent [...]

Ostrich, It’s what’s for Dinner

The Forest Department is not yet allowing the importation of ostriches into Belize until it can come to a categorization on whether the flightless bird is wildlife or poultry, but [...]

A Day in the Life of Monique Lamb

International Women’s Month culminated today at the end of March.  During the past four weeks, we have highlighted the achievements of women in various aspects of professional life.  Tonight, we [...]

Ray Martinez, B.N.T.U. Toledo Branch President Vying For National Presidency

Earlier this week we aired an interview with one of the candidates vying for B.N.T.U.’s presidency in their upcoming convention. In that story, we reported that two individuals are contesting [...]

COVID Vaccines Donated to Belize; Are You Getting Vaccinated?

For many, it has been out of sight and out of mind, but COVID is still very real – new cases are being detected and patients are accessing medical facilities. [...]

Special Olympics Belize Family Health Forum 2023

At the Department of Youth Services in Belize City, Special Olympics Belize held its Family Health Forum 2023. The two-day event, which commenced today, saw the participation of the athletes, [...]

Equal Health for All, including Persons with Diverse Abilities

The opening forum was to see the participation of several ministers of government, including youth and sports, education, human development and health. While several of them could not make it [...]

Special Olympics Belize Braving the COVID Pandemic

With over three hundred Special Olympic athletes across the country, Chairperson Doctor Maxine McKay spoke of how they were able to stay engaged during the height of the COVID pandemic [...]

A look On The Bright Side with Pioneering Belizean Women

History is as recent as yesterday and the future is a second away. In looking to the future, it’s important to recognize how far we’ve come. As we celebrate International [...]

P.B.L. Case Against C.W.U and Stevedores Begins in the Supreme Court

Everyone will recall when the stevedores, most if not all of them being members of the Christian Workers’ Union, staged a strike against their employer, the Port of Belize Limited [...]

P.B.L. Attorney Says They Feel Stevedores Engaged in a Strike Not in Good Faith

Attorneys for the stevedores and the C.W.U. raised a preliminary point of law, on the argument that they enjoy statutory immunity, and that they can’t be subjected to legal action [...]

Belizean Travelling Through Mexico Allegedly Extorted By Mexican Police

On Tuesday night, Belizean-American Eduardo Usher was traveling through Escarcega, Mexico when he was allegedly extorted by Mexican police. Usher spoke to a local TV station in Mexico immediately following [...]

Cabinet Meets to Discuss Impact of Inflation

On Wednesday, the Statistical Institute of Belize released quarterly figures for the period ending March thirty-first, one day after the Briceño administration met to discuss the impact of global inflation [...]