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July 14, 2024
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Dengue fever outbreak spreads across Belize amidst rainy season

The majority of cases have been reported in the Orange Walk, Cayo, and Toledo districts, with Belize City and its surrounding district seeing surprisingly fewer cases [...]
June 24, 2024
dengue

Latin America and the Caribbean experiences record dengue cases

In 2024, there have been over 9,500 cases of severe dengue and just over 4,500 deaths. Factors contributing to the increase include the expansion of the [...]
May 3, 2024

Police Exhibit Keeper to be tried for willful oppression in High Court

Bustillos became the central figure in an incident of alleged cannabis poisoning caused by marijuana-laced candies that were distributed by persons unknown in April of 2023, [...]
February 13, 2024

Belize City Council receives garbage compactor from Government of Japan

Mayor Bernard Wagner said that the City continues to move toward a cleaner city in cooperation with residents and private sector players.
January 31, 2024

Ministry of Health investigating potential case of meningitis in Belize City

This evening, the Ministry of Health and Wellness confirmed that it has been alerted to the potential case. Preliminary laboratory results suggest that it is not [...]
December 6, 2023

Ministry of Health on alert after serious case of bacterial meningitis identified in the capital city

A second child attending St Ann’s Anglican School is hospitalized in stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan, having been admitted today after exhibiting [...]
December 1, 2023

Six-foot boa constrictor lured out by midweek rains found run over, then chopped to death

The snake was seen crawling onto Mosul Street headed for Orange Street around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a vehicle ran over it. It survived but was [...]
October 11, 2023

Tower Hill Village residents complain about poor water service; Minister Kevin Bernard says they are working to alleviate the problem ASAP

Minister of Health and Area Representative Kevin Bernard told BBN that two months is an exaggeration, but that he is working along with the Ministry of [...]