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Barrow asserts that GOB will pay Janae’s $2 mil award

BELIZE CITY--Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dean Barrow confirmed via the media today that the Government of Belize will make good on the...

Did wrong diagnosis cause death of 19-year-old?

BELIZE CITY--A 19-year-old 4th form student of Gwen Lizarraga High School, Flory Palacio, died in September, allegedly after her medical condition was misdiagnosed as...

Dr. Errol Elrington’s license suspended by Michigan authorities

BELIZE CITY--The allegation that Dr. Errol G. Elrington—US “fugitive at large” who is the brother of Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington and former...

5.1 million persons died from diabetes in 2013

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 26, 2014--Diabetes is a chronic disease which occurs when the body cannot produce enough insulin or cannot use insulin effectively....

New Caribbean Regional Framework for HIV/AIDS adopted

BELIZE CITY--Caribbean leaders have committed to a new agenda for battling HIV/AIDS in the post-2015 era. Dr. Marvin Manzanero, head of the Epidemiology Unit...

Dengue burdens productive population on Southside Belize City

BELIZE CITY--Latest data received today from the Belize Ministry of Health indicate that up to October 2014, roughly 350 cases of dengue have been...

Chik-V test of possible index patient in Belize sent to CDC in Atlanta

BELIZE CITY--Belize has still not been able to confirm via lab tests whether Maria Alvadaro, a Salvadoran woman visiting Las Flores, Belmopan, Belize, who...

Lab results for possible index case of Chikungunya in Belize still pending

LAS FLORES, BELMOPAN--Two family members in Las Flores, Belmopan, can breathe a sigh of relief after official tests conducted by the Ministry of Health...

Cruise lines threaten to pull plug on Belize over new Ebola screening measures

BELIZE CITY--North Korea has announced a travel ban on foreign tourists, and while Belize is not considering such a blanket ban on tourists, it...

Belize bans travelers from West African nations affected by Ebola outbreak

BELIZE CITY--Today, Belize joined two other Caribbean island nations, Jamaica and St. Lucia, which have issued travel restrictions for travelers from countries in West...

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Cyber Crime Bill introduced in the House

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- The long-awaited Cyber Crime Bill was finally introduced in the House of Representatives during Wednesday’s meeting. The Cyber...

Belize’s Constitutional requirement for electoral redistricting can and must be done

90.- (1) The Elections and Boundaries Commission shall, after considering the electoral distribution of the population throughout Belize, make proposals from time to time...

$27 million in Supplementary Appropriations passed

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- Members of the House of Representatives debated a supplementary appropriation bill at length during Wednesday’s House meeting. One...