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Director of Immigration makes recommendation on officers suspended in Immigration scandal

Back in September, the immigration scandal shook up the government, but it is almost four months later and there is little information on the status of three simultaneous investigations. But [...]

African woman poses as a local to obtain a Belize passport

Since the scandal broke involving the illegal issuance of passports, nationality documents and visas, a number of foreign nationals have been caught by alert immigration officials with fake immigration documents. [...]

29 year old Belize City woman dies from Influenza A-H1N1 (Swine Flu)

The H1N1 also known as the swine flu has resurfaced in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. But there is no need to panic, there is need for caution, because [...]

Although there are 3 confirmed cases, swine flu is not pandemic to Belize

At this time of the year, there is increased influenza activity so there is need for caution by the public. Back in 2009, there was a scare due to an [...]

Ministry speaks on easy practices to prevent spread of influenza

It is well known that prevention is better than cure. The ministry says that easy practices and good hygiene such as the covering of mouths when coughing can assist to [...]

Is there another case of swine flu up north?

Another suspected case of H-one N-one, Influenza A virus, has been reported in the north.  While it remains to be confirmed by the Ministry of Health, News Five understands that [...]

The P.U.P. launches social justice agenda

In politics….National and political icon George Price died on September nineteenth, 2011, following a fall in his Belize City home. The man hailed as the father of the nation would [...]

P.U.P. leader, Francis Fonseca, says party to commit to more aggressive advocacy

With the launch of its social justice agenda, the P.U.P. is also making a commitment to more aggressive advocacy and agitation on social issues. The party has been seen as [...]

The latest on the recall petition

The P.U.P. last week held a fiery and upstart press conference where leader Francis Fonseca and other outspoken members of the party lashed out. The focus of the attack was [...]

Annual Tourism Presentation: industry in good health

The B.T.B.’s annual tourism presentation was hosted in Corozal Town this morning. Along with a respectable growth in tourism numbers, the industry was celebrating other achievements. There are more tour [...]

Checks issued to Minister Edmond Castro from accounts of Belize Airports Authority

On any given day, evidence that a Minister or Minister of State used his authority to get money from a department in his portfolio would be big news. Checks issued [...]

Caye Caulker Police crack down on sale, distribution and use of illegal drugs

Caye Caulker Police have been cracking down on the sale, distribution and use of illegal drugs on the island. And their diligence and increased patrols have been paying dividends. On [...]

U.S. medical practitioners do emergency medicine residency training at the K.H.M.H.

Prior to the press conference by the Ministry of Health on the reports of Influenza A H-one N-one, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital held an informal press briefing to introduce [...]

…the benefits of the 2-year program in Belize

According to the team, emergency medicine, if not the most popular, is one of the top choices of specialty training in the United States. While its practice is relatively young, [...]

Ministry of Health confirms that a 47 year old man died from leptospirosis

Earlier we reported that a twenty-nine year old mother, Shahira Bodden had died due to the H-one N-one influenza. Another disease that has been detected in Belize is Leptospirosis. And [...]