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Outstanding Results for Belizean Nurses Sitting Regional Exams

The results of the Regional Examination for Nursing Registration are in, and seventy-one percent of Belize’s nurses passed the regional exam. Sixty Belizean nurses sat the exams last October. According [...]

P.S.U. Says Sabido Has to Resign from Public Service before Taking up C.E.O. Post

In a one-on-one interview with News Five on Monday, P.S.U. President, Dean Flowers, confirmed that the appointment of Doctor Julio Sabido as C.E.O. in the Ministry of Health and Wellness [...]

Is G.O.B. Battling One Such Case Already?

And, there would seem that a similar case is unfolding. Former Environment C.E.O., Doctor Percival Cho, was replaced with the change in government. But he too, says P.S.U. President Dean [...]

Health Minister Says C.E.O.’s Appointment Is Positive Development

While many people would be happy to see Dr. Manzanero stay at the Ministry of Health since he was able to offer calm in the time of a storm, some [...]

Health Minister: We’d like Dr. Manza to Stay

The new Minister of Health, Kevin Bernard, met with former Director of Health Services, Michel Chebat on Monday to discuss Manzanero’s possibly staying at the Ministry of Health. This is after, [...]

Micho Settling in At Public Utilities

Former Minister of Health, Michel Chebat, was reassigned just over a week ago to the Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, and Logistics. It was a major shift from a Ministry [...]

Chebat Was Surprised but Expected the Shift

Chebat was moved from the Ministry of Health after there had been criticisms about his way of doing things. His C.E.O. left and another that was offered the job turned [...]

P.A.H.O./W.H.O. Thanks Chebat for Collaboration

While we spoke with Chebat, we asked for his reaction to a letter from W.H.O./P.A.H.O., thanking him for the collaboration during his tenure as the Minister of Health and Wellness. [...]

Nurses Train for Pandemics

When asked about relevant training for nurses to better cope with COVID, she responded that nurses are trained to deal with pandemics.   Nurse Lizette Bell, Chief Nursing Officer & [...]

Nurses Shortage a Global Problem but Ministry Trying to Improve Numbers

While there is a pronounced shortage of nurses in Belize, we are not the only country experiencing it. And, when nurses fall victim to COVID, it compounds the challenge of [...]

Marlyn Vansen – M.S. Warrior

It came as a shocker over the weekend when one of Belize’s top female performers, Marlyn Vansen, announced that she is battling multiple sclerosis. The twenty-five-year-old singer, dancer, and mother [...]

Azariel Loria to Formally Take Command of the B.D.F.

On Friday, Brigadier General Azariel Loria will be formally installed as the new commander of the Belize Defense Force.  He takes over from his predecessor who demitted office in December.  [...]

Succession at the Helm of the Belize Defense Force

Former Belize Defense Force commander, Stephen Ortega, retired from duty on December twenty-first, 2021.  Since then, he has been succeeded by Azariel Loria who has risen in rank to become [...]

Tackling Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in the Military

Like many organization, the B.D.F. has its share of allegations of sexual misconduct.  At times, a culture of silence made it difficult for women in uniform to come forward with [...]

Dangriga Bar and Grill Claims Police Harassment

Island Breeze Bar and Grill, located in Dangriga, is popular with locals and tourists alike who enjoy its food, beverages, and view of the sea.  But, lately it is becoming [...]

Stabbing Incident in Peini Leaves Two Injured

There was a violent incident in Punta Gorda Town on Monday night that left two men hospitalized. According to police, sometime just before eleven p.m., Roberto and Lazaro Barrientos were [...]

Communication Help Provided to Central Health Region for COVID Hotline

Today, the Central Health Region in the Ministry of Health got some much needed help for their COVID-19 hotline which went down on Monday. Samsung distributor, Cellular World, came to [...]

U.D.P. Condemns School Warden Terminations

The United Democratic Party today condemned this week’s mass firing of school security wardens. The party says the action occurred just as schools are returning to face to face learning, [...]