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Cayo Ambulance Breaks Down…No Petrocaribe Money to Assist

Monday was nomination day, and newscasts focused on the shows put on by both camps as their candidates did the deed. We’ve shown the highlights, but there’s another one which [...]

Taiwan Donates 2 Vehicles to the Inspiration Center

Since its opening, the Inspiration Center has conducted a hundred and forty-four assessments of children with disabilities. The facility is currently actively seeing sixty-five children for speech and physical therapy [...]

Healthy Living Breaks Down the Christmas Blues

If you listen to all the Christmas songs that have been blaring on the airwaves or even in your home; you’re probably convinced that all days leading to Christmas are [...]

K.H.M.H. Audit Reveals More Irregularities

A special audit of the K.H.M.H. requested by the Board of Governors of that institution has revealed many irregularities in the purchase, procurement and payment of two X-ray units. Those [...]

Crash Landing at the Municipal Airstrip

A single engine Tropic Air plane left San Pedro this afternoon and crash landed on arrival at the Belize Municipal Airport. While the pilot was able to land the plane, [...]

A Closer Look at the KHMH Audit

As we promised you, tonight we take an in-depth look at a special audit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, requested by the Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. [...]

Cayo Deaf Institute Tops Spelling Bee

Students from the Cayo Deaf Institute are among the brightest spellers. Elizabeth Shub and Brenda Coc won in the junior and senior categories, respectively, of the Spelling Bee for the [...]

Healthy Living – Living with Disabilities

Various activities are taking place around the country to mark Disability Week. It is estimated that there are about three thousand five hundred persons countrywide living with disabilities. Healthy Living [...]

KHMH Audit Lists Serious Irregularities

Former Director of Financial Services at the K.H.M.H., Carlos Perera, was let go from the K.H.M.H. amid reports of irregularities; the Board of Governors decided not to renew his contract [...]

Disability Week Launched

The first week of December every year is celebrated annually as Disability Week…including December third that is designated as International Day for People with Disabilities. The week of activities promotes [...]

Nunez Speaks on Theme of Disability Week

As a person living with a disability, Nunez spoke on the theme for this year’s celebration…that is, “Sustainable Development; the Promise of Technology.” He says that disabled persons have equal rights. [...]

MoH Holds Workshop in Belize City

A workshop to develop a national laboratory policy of medical labs—both private and public institutions—was held today in Belize City. The event brought together stakeholders and partners to create a [...]

Have You Been Tested? World AIDS Day is celebrated

December first is celebrated annually as World AIDS Day; the global event focuses on breaking the stigma and locally this year, the Ministry of Health held activities to sensitize Belizeans [...]

Healthy Living Speaks With Persons Living With HIV

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger”. Surely you have either told or been told these very words as a means of comfort. Originally penned by German philosopher, [...]

First Confirmed Case of Chik-V in Belize

After eight months of being in the clear, the first confirmed case of Chikungunya has been recorded in Belize’s public health archives, following a rash of the mosquito-transmitted fever across [...]

Las Flores Woman Infected in Belize

The first suspected case of CHIK-V was believed to have been imported into the country since Las Flores is a predominantly immigrant community. While that case was never confirmed, the [...]

An Update on cancer patient, Cleyon

Remember Cleyon Marage Junior? He is a fourteen year old who is afflicted with Acute Myloid Leukemia. Since September, Cleyon Junior had been in and out of hospital and doctors [...]

Seeking Assistance for Baby Izak

For Michelle Rudon, a single mother of two, helping children living with cancer who are from poverty stricken families has become her calling. And so she has branched out to [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Dieting for Diabetics

One of the most common misconceptions about diabetes is that it is caused by eating too much sugary foods. The truth is that it isn’t easy to predict who will [...]

Work on Douglas Jones Canal Resumes

Work on the cleaning of Douglas Jones Canal was abruptly suspended on Tuesday due to several health and safety concerns raised by the Ministry of Works, through the Flood Mitigation [...]

Andrew Tate and Carl Lino Remain Hospitalized, Charges Pending

Twenty-eight-year-old Andrew Tate remains hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after being shot in the back of the head while riding a bicycle on North Front Street on Wednesday [...]

Cancer Society Receives Financial Aid from UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization works in various areas in the country including HIV/AIDS, Climate Change and the Barrier Reef System. The organization collaborates with different ministries [...]

Rotary Club Distributes Wheelchairs in Belize City

A generous shipment of wheelchairs has arrived in the country for distribution countrywide. The first batch is being delivered in Belize City where the need is the highest throughout the [...]

Healthy Living shows you the face of diabetes

This Friday, November fourteenth, will be commemorated as World Diabetes Day. The day is spent advocating and building awareness about this very prevalent condition. It is estimated that up to [...]

Matron Roberts Hosts Annual Health Fair

The annual health fair at the Matron Roberts Polyclinic Two took place today. The fair is dedicated to encourage Belizeans to live a healthy lifestyle. As the saying goes, prevention [...]