Belize District - 18 (16 in San Pedro and 2 in Belize City) 4/11/2020 to 4/20/2020 The outgoing Mexican president, Luis Echeverría , indicated that Mexico would appeal to the Security Council to prevent Guatemala's designs on Belize from threatening peace in the area. .. Public Notice - National Estate SectionThe Ministry of Natural Resources hereby informs the public that the National Estate Section remains open to the public. 3/1/2015 to 3/10/2015, 2/21/2015 to 2/28/2015 Authorities are still looking for a convicted man who escaped police custody on Friday. For the latest on Tropical Depression 14, click here. Two Guatemalans, who were picked up in the south earlier this week, were placed in a quarantine facility. Are citizens abiding by regulations inside buses? Meanwhile, choosing an intimate and unique location in Belize to propose can elevate your ‘yes’ to memorable, meaningful, and epic. The FOPREL meeting is to define strategic actions to ensure that educational systems are strengthened to guarantee safe and inclusive access for all students. Some of these include vocational studies like welding, cooking and technical drawing. Police officers deliver baby girl at police stationPolice at the Mahogany Street Police Station delivered a baby girl on the porch of the station at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning. PM Barrow Optimistic with Decrease of Daily Confirmed Figures of COVID-19, Dr. Marvin Manzanero Explains COVID-19 Testing, Consideration Being Given to Allow Private Businesses to Conduct Rapid Test. 3/11/2016 to 3/20/2016 It was the highlight of the morning, a viral video of a Belize City artist on a social media live rant after driving off a pair of violent thugs who had robbed and beaten the neighborhood tamales man. Here's a broad outline for that program which starts on October fifth: "Distance education will be a little bit different at the secondary level. The file of the fatal shooting of Matura will be sent to the office of the Director of Public Prosecution for determination. 7/1/2016 to 7/10/2016 Contact the National Celebrations Commission by Monday to have it included! 5/21/2020 to 5/31/2020 Around 2 p.m. […], Two Belize Sugar Industries employees test positive for COVID-19 For those who are now working from home, there is the realization that the life of a digital nomad is an attainable goal. Temporary Closure of DOT Office in Santa ElenaThe Department of Transport (DOT) hereby informs the public that due to emergency measures taken to sanitize the Ministry of Works building in Santa Elena Town, the DOT Office in Santa Elena will be closed for regular business as of 1:00 p.m. today, August 20th, 2020, and will reopen on Monday, August 24th, 2020 at 8:15 a.m. 10/1/2013 to 10/10/2013 […], Ministry of Health: 52 new cases of COVID-19 identifiedThe Ministry of Health informed that of the 333 samples processed today, 52 new cases […], PGIA to re-open October 1 Arcadia Carrillo was a teacher for more than five decades and never defaulted in showing support and unity for her [...], $2.2M for Super Bond Legal and Consultation Fees BeliZe - 2 - 1 in San Pedro and 1 in the city linked to a previous case Information suggests that after he got bail on the extortion charge today he was detained in connection with another investigation, this one for theft. San Pedro Lions Club Reaches out to Senior Citizens with Food Pantry AssistanceSan Pedro Lions Club - Without community service we would not have a strong quality of life. Patrick Faber, presented a comprehensive plan for the delivery of coursework and lessons in the upcoming school year. 2/1/2014 to 2/15/2014 The cab driver, Jerison Ramirez, 21, of Bullet Tree Falls, has since been released from the San Ignacio Community Hospital. Belize’s indigenous communities suffering the most during the COVID-19 pandemic, Belize’s economy contracts for 5th consecutive quarter, this time by 23.3%, A 1970s flashback on Inter-District football – the match that wasn’t played, We shouldn’t be thinking too much about September celebrations, The COVID-19 pandemic and the scheduling of general elections in Belize, Online classes and the vocational studies, DHS says stop politicizing health of citizens, Frontline health care workers to get care package from government, Pablo Marin: “I had no choice but to defend myself”, Belmopan City Council: All employees test negative for COVID-19, Doctor from San Ignacio intubated at KHMH, Health officials monitor 765 active cases of COVID-19, Pine Lumber Company “turns ordinary into extraordinary”, Prime Minister expresses “solidarity” with Pablo Marin, No state of emergency extensions, P.M. expects, Second round of Unemployment Relief Program begins Monday, We are giving our best, says P.M. of health system, Ministry of Health: 52 new cases of COVID-19 identified, Prime Minister: We are working on reducing backlog for testing; rapid tests will now be employed, Dr. George Gough says Belize “comfortable” with COVID-19 supplies, UN chief calls for sustainable recovery of tourism from COVID-19, UB Faculty and Staff Union joins in rejecting Labour Amendment Bill 2020, Man shot dead in burglary of Minister’s residence named, Three armed thieves hold up and steal vehicle from farmer and family, Police: Health minister Pablo Marin shoots and kills home intruder, Belize’s border could remain closed for remainder of 2020, Tropical Storm Laura leaves over 47,000 people without electricity, Family fight in Belize City leaves one injured, Minister of Health reportedly shoots and kills home intruder, Belize Emergency Response Team goes beyond WHO health guidelines to protect patients and staff, End of Third Week of Total Island Lock-Down #2 on Ambergris Caye, Mexico could keep Belize border closed for remainder of year, Prime Minister of Belize’s Briefing: International Airport to Re-Open October 1, 2020, Sanctuary Belize Execs Face $120M Judgment In Scam Suit, World Bank Provides US$8 Million to Strengthen Agriculture and Food Security in Belize, Celebrating the gentle giant, the Whale Shark, WEBINAR: “Risky Business": Risk Planning and Financial Recovery Post Covid-19, The Ministry of Health advise people to self quarantine if exposed to Covid-19, Queen Kim has a message requesting information about any families that might need feeding assistance, Meet the Delegates of the National Queen of the Bay Pageant 2020, Health plans for Belize Rural South unveiled by Leader of the Opposition, Rejected Payments for Unemployment Relief Program due to Wrong Bank Information, BERT Air Ambulance transfers two island residents with respiratory complications to Belize City, Mexico To Donate Ventilators To Belize And Other Caribbean Countries, The SAVE the MACAL RIVER in Belize group planted 30 saplings at the Macal River Park, The Youth Connection Band will be performing on Saturday evening, List of Objections and Appeals from the Elections and Boundaries Department, COVID-19 POSITIVE CASES REPORTED AT BELIZE SUGAR INDUSTRIES (BSI), The Corozal Town Council has carried out upliftment work at our historic Soldier's Park, BELIZEAN IS WEST AFRICA'S REGIONAL SCIENCE COORDINATION LEAD WITH NASA EARTH APPLIED SCIENCES PROGRAM, Intermittent road closures at the entrance to Cristo Rey Road on the George Price Highway, Rescuing Belize Botanic Gardens, organized by Judy DuPlooy, Another COVID Death from Orange Walk, Total Now 12, Guat Border Surfers Caught Coming Into Stann Creek, Sanker Beat Alleged Robbers; The Judge Sent Them to Jail, In New Education Paradigm Parents Become Co-Teachers, SBA's & C-SEC For High Schoolers A Bridge Too Far, Print Materials Are Primary Source For Primary Schoolers, Hope on The Horizon For Irrigation Systems, Cattle Exports Went Down, But Not Production, NASA Scientist: From Kelly Street to Future Fairy Tale, A Twelfth Person Dies from COVID-19; 58 New Cases Identified, Central Lab Working to Clear Backlog of Samples. The COVID-19 pandemic and the scheduling of general elections in BelizeAs we approach the constitutional deadline for general elections in the context of a national state of emergency, the question arises as to whether a national State of Emergency can be used to justify a delay in the scheduling of general elections beyond the constitutional deadline. DHS gives an update on recent covid-19 casesForty one new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Belize. Businessman From 88 Group Remanded Dr. Russell Manzanero gave a breakdown of which communities those 52 positive cases are coming out of: State of Emergency extended for another 2 weeksThe members of the Senate convened at the National Assembly building on Wednesday to debate a number of bills, with the majority of those bills being related to law amendments that became necessary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what Chuc had to say about how his re-election helps him and his administration to follow through with that development strategy: E & B Tells Peace Movement Reports Non-existent 25-year=old Emily Depaz was one of four persons who were involved in a road traffic incident in Armenia Village, Cayo District. DHS Marvin Manzanero says that the Ministry’s contact tracing and swabbing exercise continues to capture patients connected to San Pedro. The economy contracted as much as twenty-three percent between April and June due to COVID-19. Instead, the Public Service Walk of Recognition and Inspiration has been created to achieve the same goal of the gala to recognize innovative and dedicated public officers. So sadly I feel compelled to remind you all that these are services we provide FREE OF CHARGE, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Without access to any food or water!!!! Tertiary level institutions, on the other hand, have already been given approval to commence their online sessions. The rapid test is at a cost to the tourist, priced at US$50. That's because it's going virtual, streamed online and voted on via digicel texting votes. Monthly Weather Summary, July 2020July, on average, is the second wettest month of the year for the country of Belize. PUP comments on the health sectorThe People’s United Party (PUP) launched its health plan this morning via a virtual presentation led by the Leader of the Opposition, John Briceno. Today’s episode of Ask the Experts features a session on caring for your mental health, […], Patrick Faber expresses condolences to teacher who died of COVID-19 A Soldier-Doctor’s Tale Like those lockdown communities, we all know about the COVID 19 disease, but what about the social sickness, the stigma? The Maya ruins are one of the wonders of the world. I was travelling with my then best friend, a big, football-playing white guy named Steve Cline, and we passed through Chicago and Detroit on the way back, where I visited the late Dr. Neil Garbutt, who was studying at Wayne State in Detroit at the time. 1. But in this case, some mix-up happened, and so, this family of 7 ended up spending 26 days additional days in quarantine. If you have been contemplating a move to Belize, either as a tourist or to […], Japan issues travel advisory against 13 countries including Belize Two protests were held in Guinea Grass Village last week. He's the customs officer who signed off on the departure of the Big Creek tugboat A.J. Police in Ladyville are investigating a stabbing which occurred on Saturday night. These are the things that we need to re-visit and discuss and decide how we will move forward because remember that secondary schools will not officially start until the 5th of October...", Print Materials Are Primary Source For Primary Schoolers And while those big end of year hurdles are out of the way - for most parents and teachers the stress is the start of the year. He was accompanied by ACP Dr. Richard Rosado, the new Eastern Regional Commander. Last week we brought you the horrific story of the woman who was slashed to the throat after refusing to lend money to a man she knew. That's because of what is known as aerosol or airborne transmission. The Primary School Examination (PSE) was not administered this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 343 samples were processed today. What's Happening in Belize. The would-be robber escaped. A release says "eight children were taken for medical care based on symptoms related to COVID-19. The group is predominantly made up of middle-aged and older folks who seem to enjoy basking in the nostalgia of a Belizean reality that no longer exists. All Benefit Claim forms (e.g. Relief for Farmers Who Lost Due To COVID Hulse and his team made sure to carefully explain that the farmers will get government aid, based on which adverse circumstances caused them to lose business. The Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize has been experiencing some turbulence [...], Sergio Nal Junior Needs Your Help! The Prime Minister apologised today: San Pedranos Demand An End to LockdownToday, San Pedro residents haled a virtual protest using their facebook feeds to demand that they come out of lockdown. 12/1/2018 to 12/10/2018 5/11/2014 to 5/20/2014 Old Commercial, Blades Fountain truck and the palatas guy! Times: Now, you might be saying, what's a 10 year old doing with kidney stones? After all, I do have a very special set of skills. "For the period January to July 2020 Belize's imports were valued at nine hundred and twelve point eight million dollars...", Free Zone Imports CrashedHere are the areas that had the sharpest downturn - including the free zone and food imports, again, with that cooking oil exception: G.O.B. Near Death Experience In Honduras May 28, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized on April 2, 2012 by belizehappenings. But, tonight, he's out on bail. The Minister explained: Ministry of Natural Resources Land Registry Department Closed to PublicThe Ministry of Natural Resources informs the public that the Land Registry Department office will be closed to the public effective August 25, 2020 until further notice. A total of 165 samples were processed with 18 new positive cases. The Ministry of Education has announced that preschools and [...], M.O.E. Opening Hours, Contact numbers for Health ClinicsCentral Health Region adds more emergency lines to cover Belize City, villages in Belize District and the Cayes. The Lord Ashcroft COVID-19 Relief Fund also donated $135,600 to the police department to cover the costs of retrofitting the Police Fitness Center. The Investor Who Came On The Plane Nine people have been murdered during that time, and another police officer is recovering from an accidental gunshot wound. This was week 2 using our gofundme funds, aside from our private donor that … Between seasoned fishing guides, mangrove channels, expansive saltwater flats, and 185 miles of coral reef, Belize is one of the best year-round locations in the Caribbean to turn your fly-fishing dreams into a reality. Pablo Marin: “I had no choice but to defend myself” However, during the week-long battle of St. Georges Caye in September 1798, the British fought the Spanish and eventually gained control over the territory. 8/11/2012 to 8/20/2012 3/21/2016 to 3/31/2016 Here's here breakdown of the numbers: It is believed it will help the child to be brave in the future. DOT to Commuters: Report Buses Not following Protocols COVID cases are increasing daily, but the Department of Transport says public transportation operators, including drivers and conductors along with travelling commuters are not adhering to the Regulations. 8/1/2014 to 8/10/2014 As of this weekend, says Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the backlog on testing at the […], Dr. George Gough says Belize “comfortable” with COVID-19 supplies PC Diego Does It Again Last night we told you about the case of Constable Reginald Diego, who was charged for extorting an American man for not wearing a mask. Manzanero said the female island resident had liver complications, and when tested for other contributing factors, she was confirmed to be positive with COVID-19. Dennis Lamb shot and killed in Belize CityA man identified as Dennis Lamb, wanted by Police for multiple crimes, was shot and killed on Eleanor Usher Street in Belize City on Friday night. New COVID-19 Restrictions are Really Old Ones. Sanker Saves the Day We want to use this opportunity to help inform those who may not know how to identify boas and educate those who generally fear snakes due to a lack of knowledge or misunderstanding of the animal. Major Matthew Adams, U.S. Embassy Belmopan Office of Security Cooperation Chief, represented the U.S. Embassy when handing the items to Retired Lieutenant Colonel Shelton Defour, who received the goods on behalf of NEMO. Last week the Belize National Teachers Union lost a warrior. Steering Council meeting held towards first ever Belize Football Players’ AssociationA couple Saturdays ago, on August 8, a historic meeting of twelve committed football individuals, including one female, took place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the VIP Lounge of the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan; historic because those twelve individuals comprised the Steering Council towards what they intend to become – The Belize Football Players’ Association (BFPA). Jules Vasquez has the story: Guinea Grass-ers Going At It Again Heading now to northern Belize. 8/1/2012 to 8/10/2012 And with over 200 islands dotting the Belize coastline, choosing which one may be the hardest bit of planning your getaway. 12/1/2011 to 12/15/2011 After Brock's talk, Emily and Jon, from the High Park Nature Centre, will be on hand to teach you how to use your bat detectors. 6/17/2006 to 6/21/2006 Precious Martinez is the youngest to win the competition. The enraged artist went live on his personal Facebook page after fighting off two would-be robbers who were violently assaulting a tamales vendor. For yesterday, we processed a total of 263 samples were processed with a total of 52 positives as follows: This happened on Monday evening. He met bail and [...], 150 People Charged for Failure to Wear a Facemask in the Span of 3 Days Its advent, however, comes at a time when [...], BLAST is Here to Fill the Void We reported on Cruz’s case on Tuesday – and as we shared from our interview [...], COVID-19 Patients Transferred from San Pedro to K.H.M.H. Reminder: some states allow you to return your completed ballot electronically while others do not. As we reported, on the evening of Thursday, October 21st, 2019, Teck, a security guard from Hunter's Lane in Belize City, was standing in front of a car wash on New Road. Соntасt uѕ аt [email protected] оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315. Flood Forecast for August 28, 2020River Conditions: At today’s press conference, Director of Health Services Doctor Marvin Manzanero explained that two platforms are being used for testing, the gene expert and PCR testing. The PUP Plan For Health Staff members at WRH under investigationA resident of Silk Grass Village says she was shunned and denied treatment at the Western Regional Hospital on Thursday night. According to the constitution of Belize, every five years the prime minister has the power vested in him or her to call general elections. Food for San Pedro is the latest initiative for assistance to the island community of Ambergris Caye that is in its second lockdown since the threat of the Corona virus pandemic to Belize. 9/21/2016 to 9/30/2016 5/21/2019 to 5/31/2019 Frontline workers rewarded with medalsOver a thousand nurses and doctors will be receiving medals in recognition of their upstanding work and dedication during the covid-19 pandemic. 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