Tag Archives: '3feb2016'

No charges for man who chopped friend to death

No charges for man who chopped friend to death

SAN PEDRO, Mon. Feb. 1, 2016–The Director Of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has declared self-defense in the case of two friends who became involved in a machete fight while drinking, leading one to fatally chop the other, [...]

Belize to launch national campaign, as WHO declares Zika emergency

Belize to launch national campaign, as WHO declares Zika emergency

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 1, 2016–World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Margaret Chan, this morning declared Zika to be an international public health emergency, particularly in light of “the recent cluster of microcephaly cases and other neurological [...]

Johnny’s great victory

Johnny’s great victory

Although he gained just a little over 41 percent of the total votes cast by 2700 plus delegates at Sunday’s leadership convention of the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP), Hon. Johnny Briceño, the area representative for [...]

Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence gate falls on toddler

Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence gate falls on toddler

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 1, 2016–Brianna Timmons, a 3-year-old toddler, is fighting for her life in the Intensive Care Unit at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after a heavy iron gate in front of the Lloyd [...]