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P.S.U. Joins Chorus, “Minister of Health Must Go!”

The Public Service Union is joining the chorus calling for the removal of Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat, amid what appears to be turmoil within his ministry.  We [...]

Former K.H.M.H. Board Member says Minister’s Comments of Board’s Performance were Unfair

One of the controversial topics for the past couple of weeks has been the shortages that the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital continues to experience, followed soon thereafter by the criticism [...]

U.D.P. Calls for Michel Chebat to be Removed from M.O.H.W.

U.D.P. leader Patrick Faber today reiterated the Opposition’s call for Michel Chebat to step down as the Minister of Health and Wellness. Citing the recent increase in COVID-related deaths, a [...]

K.H.M.H. Union Members are Choosing a New President

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Workers Union is arguably the youngest labor organization to join the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, having been established a few years ago.  Three [...]

P.S.U. Fires Back on G.O.B.’s Pending Vaccine Mandate

A new mandate comes into effect on December fifteenth, requiring all public officers and essential workers to be inoculated with at least the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine in [...]

P.S.U. Takes Private Sector to Task on Vaccine Mandate

In speaking with News Five this evening, Flowers also called out the private sector for the purported double standard where vaccine mandates are concerned.  He says that the business community [...]

Dr. Cuellar Says that Fellow Board Members Support the Minister

Earlier in our newscast, we heard from Doctor Fernando Cuellar on his views of the Minister of Health’s comments regarding the K.H.M.H. Board. Doctor Cuellar was a part of the [...]

Dr. Cuellar Says Ministry of Health Needs Restructuring

Dr. Cuellar also criticized the structure of the Ministry of Health and shared his view that the ministry ought to be restructured.   Dr. Fernando Cuellar, Former Board Member, K.H.M.H. [...]

MOH Clarifies COVID-related Deaths

On Monday, ten COVID-related deaths were recorded and share during the daily report issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The alarming number of deaths reported in one day [...]

Over 1800 Pounds of Cocaine Destroyed by Fire

Today, the Belize Police Department destroyed twenty-five bales of cocaine confiscated during the drug bust in Bladen, Toledo District earlier this month. Eight hundred and twenty-two kilos of narcotics contained [...]

Operations Commander Grinage on Police Involvement in Narco 11

ACP Alford Grinage took over as Commander of National Operations after Assistant Commissioner Vidal was transferred from that post. This is because several members of his team were implicated during [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Weighs in on Narco 11 Bust

But, there is one aspect of the narco-eleven bust that U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte says is not being talked about enough.  When the initial four police officers responded to the [...]

U.D.P. Wants Minister and C.E.O. of Home Affairs Gone

The Minister of Health and Wellness is not the only one the U.D.P. wants to see out of office. Party Chairman and U.D.P. Senator Michael Peyrefitte says the Minister of [...]

Minister of Home Affairs Lacks Vision and Ideas, Says Peyrefitte

Peyrefitte, the former Minister of Police under the Barrow Administration, went on to challenge Minister Musa about the current state of affairs in the Police Department, accusing him and his [...]

Krooman Lagoon Squatting Issues Resurface

The ongoing problem of squatting, purportedly on private land in the Krooman Lagoon area of the Collet constituency, led to a blockade of the access road leading to their houses [...]

Fuel Increases Driving Price Hikes in Other Commodities

On matters related to the economy, area representative Tracy Panton today called on the Briceño administration to immediately lower taxes on fuels. Panton argues that while government cannot control global [...]

LOO Faber Criticizes Fifteen Million-Dollar Blue Bond Legal Fees

And, on the issue of corruption, Leader of the Opposition Patrick Faber called for transparency in the payment of legal fees brought on by the Blue Bond Agreement.  A recently [...]

U.D.P. Takes On Vega’s Medical Bill

The Leader of the Opposition also called on Prime Minister Briceño to give an open explanation for public monies reportedly spent on a medical bill for Ingrid Vega, the wife [...]

Supal Street Shooting Victim Gives His Story of Police Abuse

On Saturday night, twenty-eight-year-old Reese Fitzgibbon was shot with a rubber bullet by police officers who stormed his residence on Supal Street in the wake of a shooting incident on [...]