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K.H.M.H. Chair Explains Nurses Exodus

The mass resignation of Filipino nurses from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital directly threatens the existing workforce at the national referral facility.  It is anticipated that by the end of [...]

UB Graduates to Replace Outgoing Filipino Nurses

According to Doctor Sosa, the hospital is banking on a compassion of young nurses to fill the void that will be left upon the departure of the Filipino nurses.  Should [...]

Changing of the Guard in K.H.M.H.’s Upper Management

Coupled with the departure of the Filipino nurses, the K.H.M.H. is also experiencing a change at the management level where contracts for the Chief Executive Officer, as well as four [...]

PG Father Seeking Answers in Death of Security Guard Son

What happened to his son? That is the question one father from Punta Gorda is asking tonight, one day after his son’s body was found on a small caye ten [...]

Tattoos Helped Father Identify Son’s Remains

The burnt remains found on a farm in Esperanza Village last week were identified on Tuesday as that of missing fireman Peter Luis Jones.  His grieving father, Peter Jones Senior, [...]

S.P.U. Raid Turns Up Firearms and Marijuana

The Special Patrol Unit conducted an operation in the Saint Martin de Porres neighborhood on Monday night which yielded a quantity of marijuana, as well as a cache of weapons.  [...]

Elder Abuse: Secret Crime Seldom Reported

June fifteenth is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  The National Council on Ageing says last year, four percent of domestic violence cases were crimes against older men and women, but [...]

MOU Signed to Improve Development of Football among the Youth

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the National Sports Council and the Football Federation of Belize to further the development of the sport among the youth. The official event [...]

Meet the Coaches for the Youth Football National Teams

The Football Federation of Belize recently announced the appointment of three head coaches to lead the continued development of the sport at the youth level. All are trained and licensed [...]

Son of Belizean Basketball Player Scores Big Win in Academics

And in news from the Belizean Diaspora, the son of well-known Belizean basketball star Darwin Carter was recently featured on KTLA News in Los Angeles.  Not for his basketball skills [...]

Blood Donations Needed

It is World Blood Donor Day and the Belize National Blood Transfusion Services need safe blood and blood products for transfusion.  Your voluntary blood donation to the bank contributes to [...]

Young People and their Friends Asked to Donate Blood

To increase its voluntary blood donations, the National Blood Transfusion Services is calling on the young to voluntarily donate blood. Martinez says young people have the potential to contribute healthier [...]

New Working Hours for Government and the Public Service

You may have noticed the various announcements from government departments of a change in their opening hours. Well, that shift came into effect June fourteenth when, along with the recent [...]

Joint Efforts and Joint Celebration: The Belize Sea Turtle Conservation Network

It is Sea Turtle Week and Belize’s conservation community is raising awareness of these endangered creatures, and their long journey—sometimes hundreds of miles in open water—to their nesting grounds.  News [...]