June 8, 2020

Guatemalan accused of macaw poaching shot in Chiquibul National Park

In a press release sent out late this evening, the Government of Belize states that the FCD rangers encountered Tirgeros and a male companion almost three-quarters [...]
May 9, 2020

Said Musa is in ‘good spirits’; family thanks well-wishers

In a social media post earlier today, his son Kareem Musa indicated that Said was "in good spirits".
May 2, 2020

Milpa was not just ‘slash and burn’ 50 years ago – It was a ritual

By Wiezsman Pat: I recall when my grandfather led the preparation of a milpa. He knew when to cut and when to burn. It was a [...]
April 28, 2020

BREAKING: Bush fire destroys house and many farmlands in Crique Jute, no fatalities

Earlier today the volunteers were fighting the fire which was affecting a number of cacao farms in the area. The fire was brought under control but [...]
April 25, 2020

Vaca forest fire has potential to release enormous smoke on Cayo- Government to dispatch firefighting crew tomorrow

The fire in the Vaca Area has the potential to release an enormous amount of smoke into the municipalities of Benque Viejo del Carmen and San [...]
March 11, 2020

Health Ministry says no Covid-19 case in Belize, steps up travel advisory and restrictions

The Advisory is making it clear that "all nationals coming from an area with ongoing transmission who land in Belize and appear with cold or flu-like [...]
February 27, 2020

Isolation areas for Coronavirus (Covid-19) within health facilities – Who advised Belize on this?

By Bernard Bulwer: WHO ADVISED BELIZE ON THIS? on "isolation areas within health facilities," and "the hospital [KHMH] area designated for isolation" for possible Covid-19 Coronavirus [...]
February 8, 2020

Media restricted in coverage of UDP National Convention – but BBN will be there!

In 1996, the People’s United Party had restricted press coverage at the Belmopan Civic Center, when Said Musa defeated Florencio Marin, Sr. to succeed George Price [...]