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K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry; overpaid suppliers revealed

The anticipated public hearings of Commission of Inquiry into the procurement of medical and pharmaceutical supplies at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital began this morning in Belize City. The Commission [...]

Audit team confirm irregularities in K.H.M.H. supply purchases

The inquiry is seeking to determine whether any fraud or improprieties occurred in the procedures and processes for procurements during the eighteen month period. The audit team, which included Wayne [...]

Wastage and conflict of interests also revealed

But there was more stench to come. Simon said that the audit team found that there was general wastage and that they could not confirm that the medication purchased was [...]

Smart seeking legal options as Telemedia removes equipment

International services to the ninety thousand subscribers of Smart continues interrupted. Last Friday, Telemedia removed Smart’s access to the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1); a fiber optic submarine communications [...]

Telemedia says it removed equipment to avoid revenue loss

In response, Telemedia issued a release after six tonight in which it said that it terminated the unfiltered E1 service to SpeedNet in order to eliminate Telemedia’s significant losses of [...]

Fabers Road home gutted in blaze

While things heat up at Smart, a fire this afternoon gutted a two storey wooden home in the Fabers Road Area in Belize City belonging to Sheddrack Banner and Clarine [...]

Did negligent use of extension cords cause the fire?

And as to the cause of the fire, Training Officer of the National Fire Service, Kenneth Mortis, says that the negligent use of extension cords was once again deemed to [...]

Opposition senator speaks on Telemedia’s $45 million loan

The forty-five million dollar loan owed to British Caribbean Bank (BCB) became public only last week, but it has sparked heated debate. Prime Minister Dean Barrow is saying that Belize [...]

Accused rapist and murderer testifies against co-defendants

In crime news before the courts, the trial of three men accused for the rape and murder of Cruz Sho in Lord’s Bank over two years ago, began on Monday. [...]

Businessman robbed of twenty thousand dollars

In other crime related news, a businessman parked his vehicle on Woods Street near KBH Security Company and just as he was exiting it, he was held up at gun [...]

Queen Elizabeth to open Commonwealth Summit in Trinidad

The Commonwealth Summit is being held for the first time in this region. It opens Friday in Port of Spain, Trinidad where the Fifth Summit of the Americas was held [...]

Mexican and US Embassies bring classical music to Belize

Classical music is not often heard in Belize. But if you have an ear for the piano and the violin, there is an event this weekend that will give you [...]

Healthy Living cuts deep into Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a well known medical condition. It is considered an medical emergency and requires immediate removal, but like most other conditions discussed on Healthy Living, the earlier the diagnosis [...]