June 22, 2020

Tourism Board releases safety protocols for overnight tourism sector

The nine-point program lists enhancing hotel and restaurant cleaning practices, social interactions, workplace policies, and standard operating procedures. These include enforced social distancing; use of face [...]
June 22, 2020

COVID-19 cases reach over 9 million globally

Four hundred seventy-one thousand, four hundred and ten people have lost their lives to the deadly virus.
June 21, 2020

Brazil tallies 1 million COVID-19 cases, 50,000 deaths amid reopening

Bloomberg’s reporters say the country has no consistent strategy in place to halt the spread of the virus in Latin America’s biggest economy – an issue [...]
June 20, 2020

More Belizeans come home, Ministry of Health says repatriates not a major health risk

The group came in around 10 a.m., were placed on a bus and taken to the Princess Hotel, where they will remain in quarantine for the [...]
June 20, 2020

Ministry of Health: Almost 2000 tests conducted

Of those 1,966 returned negative.
June 19, 2020

“As I recollect…” –  Reclaiming our Story in the Best of Times: On the 1918 Spanish Flu in Benque Viejo del Carmen

Contributed by David N. Ruiz: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...” wrote Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities [...]
June 18, 2020

World Health Organization welcomes preliminary results on using dexamethasone to critically COVID-19 patients

The WHO's Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that
June 17, 2020

Belizean to be charged for Immigration offense; Guatemalans issued with order to leave

The men were taken to the San Ignacio Community Hospital to be swabbed for COVID-19 per the Ministry of Health's protocol.