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Chaos at K.H.M.H! Shortage of Equipment, Medicine and Manpower

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is facing extremely difficult times as the national referral facility. Employees are dissatisfied with existing working conditions; there is also a severe lack of basic [...]

K.H.M.H. C.E.O. Blindsided by Workers Union Airing Out Its Grievances

This morning’s media brief held by the K.H.M.H. Workers Union caught the management of the hospital flat-footed.  Notwithstanding a cordial relationship with the union, Chief Executive Officer Chandra Cansino expressed [...]

K.H.M.H. Anticipates Supply Shortage is Coming to an End

According to C.E.O. Cansino, the hospital has had to rely on the good graces of its suppliers to make available pharmaceuticals, as well as basic items, using a line of [...]

Health Minister Not Mad at K.H.M.H.W.U. for Press Conference

Earlier today, Minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard also weighed in on the situation at the K.H.M.H. including concerns about pension and other benefits for members of staff. Minister [...]

Are Pharmaceutical Supplies Stalling in the Public Health Sector?

There are similar concerns being raised regarding the tendering and procurement of pharmaceutical supplies.  A list of various items was recited to the Minister of Health and Wellness this morning, [...]

U.D.P Recall Team Challenges Chairman’s Decision to Reject Petition

The U.D.P. Recall Team, headed by Vice Chair Alberto August, called a press conference today to challenge the decision of Chairman Michael Peyrefitte to declare that a threshold has not [...]

U.D.P’s Recall Project Attorney: Petition Should have been Handled Like An Election

The Recall Project, as it is dubbed, may very well land in front of a Supreme Court judge, so flanking August’s side at the head table was attorney Norman Rodriguez, [...]

Recall Project Leader: None of the Signatures Was Fraudulent

In sharp contrast to reports that some of the signatories were coerced or conned into attaching their names without being properly briefed of the specific purpose of the petition, August [...]

U.D.P Deputy Leader: It Is A Sad State of Affairs in the U.D.P.

While the factions within the U.D.P. that are at war accuse each other of not trying to unite, it seems that won’t be coming together any time soon. Even Deputy [...]

C.I.B.L.’s Attorney Seek Supreme Court Input on Seized $3.1 Million

Caribbean International Brewery will not see the return of its seized three million dollars any time soon. In fact, the company will have to wait at least three months before [...]

Eruption Nightclub at Risk of Being Shuttered

Will the Eruption Nightclub in Ladyville be shuttered following the rape of a minor?  News Five has confirmed that the Belize Police Department is awaiting official shutdown documents, following its [...]

Ministry of Health to Acquire CT-Scan for K.H.M.H.

Turning back to the public health system and the challenges at the K.H.M.H., Minister of Health and Wellness, Kevin Bernard says that the ministry will acquire the CT-scan for the [...]

Southern Regional Hospital Received Medical Supplies

Health and Wellness Minister Kevin Bernard also gave an update on the complaints coming out of the Southern Regional Hospital as it relates to the acquisition of medical supplies and [...]

Residents Still Catching COVID; Stay Cautious

Around this time last year, the COVID-19 pandemic had been raging, as the country was going through yet another wave with the delta variant being the most active. There were [...]

One Health Belize Platform is Launched

Today, at the Biltmore Plaza the National One Health Platform for Belize was launched. It seeks to provide a space for data collected on health from a human, environment and [...]

Deputy U.D.P Leader, Hugo Patt: Striking a Commercial Agreement for Disputing Parties in Sugar Impasse Will Be Difficult

On Tuesday, we heard the issues that the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association and the American Sugar Refinery/Belize Sugar Industries face just weeks before a new sugar crop is due [...]

Agriculture Minister: Cabinet is Concerned over Sugar Impasse

We caught up with Agriculture Minister, Abelardo Mai today and he informed that the impasse between the two parties has now gotten the attention of the Cabinet. He described the [...]