Fri, 23 Oct 2020 01:37:55 +0000 Healthy Living: PAHO COVAX Update

Last Friday, the Prime Minister and the Director of Health Services provided an update on Belize’s preparation to access a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.  The DHS, Doctor Marvin [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 01:38:40 +0000 BATSUB Donates Motion Sensor Cameras to Help Jaguar Conservation!

Today, the British Army Training Support Unit Belize invited the press to share how they are championing environmental stewardship in Belize.  BATSUB says that while they have a permit to [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 01:59:06 +0000 Couple Homeless after Mid-afternoon Fire Gutted House on Fabers Road

In the height of nominations on Wednesday, a fire swept through a Belize City house, rendering the Miles Family of Fabers Road homeless.  The fire started in the lower flat [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:03:31 +0000 Wanted Fugitive Jadiel Rojas is Busted in San Ignacio

Forty-four-year-old American National Jadiel Rojas and his sixteen-year-old son were detained by San Ignacio police on Wednesday night.  Rojas, who has been residing in Belize illegally, is wanted by U.S. [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:05:10 +0000 U.D.P. Deputy Party Leader in Hot Waters

The U.D.P.’s Deputy Party Leader and the area representative for Corozal North Hugo Patt is coming under fire tonight.  A family in Patchakan Village is accusing him of illegal taking [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:07:07 +0000 Did U.D.P. Nominate a COVID-19 Candidate?

Did the U.D.P. nominate a COVID-19 candidate? There are reports circulating, though unconfirmed that Anthony “Tony” Herrera of Corozal South East was tested for the virus again on Sunday. But [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:07:37 +0000 A Curfew on Election Day?

As COVID-19 continues to spread; there is concern that Election Day may end being a super spreader event.  Aside from voters waiting in line to cast their vote, Election Day [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:08:05 +0000 Kareem Musa says He Feel Bad for B.P.M.

The Belize Peace Movement has applied for an injunction, asking the court to stay the November general election until its case is heard.  In its substantive matter, the B.P.M. is [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:10:34 +0000 More Sights and Sounds from Nomination Day 2020

On Wednesday night, we had extensive coverage of how nomination day went for the political parties in most areas of the country. Tonight, we have a recap of the north, [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:11:19 +0000 BelizeOn Turns 1!!

BelizeOn is turning one!  We introduced you to this online service months ago and just like that, this Friday; it marks its first anniversary.  As you know, the pandemic has [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:12:28 +0000 Central Medical Lab Swamped with COVID-19 Tests

A large number of COVID-19 tests are being conducted in recent weeks and since last week, there has been a delay in the processing of samples at the Belize Central [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:24:39 +0000 81-Year-Old Man Marks the Forty-Sixth COVID-19 Death

Belize recorded its forty-sixth COVID-19 death on Wednesday.  The victim is an elderly man with underlying conditions from Orange Walk.  He was hospitalized for two weeks before he died. Today, [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:25:12 +0000 Verdes Pulls Out But Faces No Penalties

According to President Sergio Chuc, of the Football Federation of Belize, the players, as well as the coaching staff of Verdes FC may have contracted the virus in Cancun and [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:25:47 +0000 Verdes FC Withdraws from Scotiabank Tournament Due to COVID-19

Verdes Football Club has reached the end of the road for its participation in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League Tournament after several of its players and members of the coaching staff [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:27:14 +0000 P.U.P. Unveils 2020 Manifesto

With all thirty-one candidates officially nominated for the November eleventh elections, the People United Party today launched its True Blu Plan entitled, “Everybody Fi Win.”  The party that hopes to [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:28:47 +0000 95 New COVID-19 Cases

Turning to the number of positive cases confirmed today – late this evening on Ask the Experts webcast Dr Marvin Manzanero shared that the latest preliminary cases confirmed were fifty-eight [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:30:42 +0000 6-Year-Old Boy is the First Child Hospitalized with COVID-19 at K.H.M.H.

A six-year-old boy tested positive for COVID-19 and now he is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.  He is the first pediatric case in the hospital as of Wednesday evening. When he [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:32:14 +0000 Vildo Westby Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder Conviction

In February 2017, Vildo Westby, now thirty-two-years-old, absconded to Mexico following a murder in San Pedro where well-known activist Felix Ayuso lost his life.  Ayuso, who was a member of [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:33:27 +0000 2 More Escapees Recaptured; Only 7 Remain on the Lam

Escaped prisoners Kendale Flores and Luke Bowen were captured overnight on the Placencia Peninsula, following tips from the community. This morning the recaptured men were taken to the Police Training [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:34:08 +0000 A Guatemalan National is Killed in Santa Cruz

There was a gruesome murder overnight in the southern community of Santa Cruz where a Guatemalan national was found with multiple chop wounds to the body this morning.  Sometime around [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:34:45 +0000 U.D.P. Candidate says “everybody has a right to vote”

We also asked four of Orange Walk’s U.D.P. candidates what they personal think about the government’s ban on COVID-19 patients Generally,  most agreed with the Prime Minister, but they also [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:35:19 +0000 P.U.P. Orange Walk Standard Bearers Say G.O.B.’s Decision Unconstitutional

While in Orange Walk on Wednesday, we polled three of the four candidates on the government’s decision to prohibit COVID-19 patients to vote on November eleventh. The Orange Walk district [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:36:16 +0000 Kareem Musa Says P.M. Contradicted Himself on COVID Voters Ban

The government has decided to disallow voters and strip away their constitutional right to voting because they carry the COVID 19 virus.  That decision was announced last week when Prime [...]

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:37:01 +0000 P.U.P.’s Cayo West Candidate Not Registered to Vote

The P.U.P.’s candidate for Cayo West, Jorge “Milin” Espat is under fire tonight after it surfaced that he is not a registered voter.  Espat is a new comer to electoral [...]

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Fri, 23, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Appeal court judges rule UK deportation policy unlawful

LONDON, England (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday that a government policy that gave migrants as little as 72 hours' notice before they are deported is unlawful.

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Fri, 23, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Plot thickens over origins of pope's civil union endorsement

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Questions swirled yesterday about the origins of Pope Francis' bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety.

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Fri, 23, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Arrests of former gov't, electoral officials continue in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Chairperson of the main Opposition People's National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence, was on Wednesday slapped with a new charge of forgery arising out of the disputed March 2 regional and general elections.Lawrence, who was granted GUY$30,000, appeared in the Magistrate's Court alongside the Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo and the election agent for the PNCR, Carol Smith-Joseph.

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Fri, 23, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Designed Living at Karmen's Kollection

The Design Week JA 2020 Designed Living event aired yesterday from Karmen's Kollection on Constant Spring Road was perfect rainy morning viewing.If everyone in Jamaica doesn't know the name Carmen Brown-Morrow, they are sure to know Karmen's Kollection née Karmen's Korner. Brown-Morrow has been in the fine furniture business for over 40 years and, as an astute businesswoman, has had a positive impact on the nation.

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Fri, 23, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Health care professionals learn about modern IUD contraception

THE health system received a well-needed boost recently with the training of 21 health care professionals in modern, effective contraception.

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