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P.M. Addresses Inadequate Monthly Subvention to K.H.M.H.

Government’s monthly subvention to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is close to two and a half million dollars. Almost one hundred percent of those funds go directly towards covering the [...]

B.M.D.A President Says Increased Cost of Supplies are Passed on to Patients

Today, reporters got to speak with President of the Belize Medical and Dental Association, Doctor Perlita Aldana, who said that, from time to time, even the private sector has to [...]

Dr. Cuellar Says “Middle Man” Involvement in Procurement of Medical Supplies is a Problem

Internist, Doctor Fernando Cuellar is a former member of the K.H.M.H Board of Directors. He said that the head of the K.H.M.H. Workers Union sits on that board so that [...]

N.T.U.C.B. President Implores Health Minister to Meet with K.H.M.H. Union Leaders

President of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, Luke Martinez, also weighed in on the situation at the K.H.M.H today. He told News Five that the union feels that [...]

P.M. Briceño Says P.S.U. President Dean Flowers Playing Politics

The Public Service Union is demanding that Prime Minister John Briceño lift the freeze on increments for public officers. Following the reinstatement of public officers’ full salary, the Government of [...]

Cab Sec. Sets Record Straight on Allowances for G.O.B. C.E.O.’s

And, Stuart Leslie, the Cabinet Secretary, called a press conference this afternoon to set the record straight on the reinstatement of C.E.O.’s allowances. There are reports suggesting that the C.E.O.’s [...]

Cab Sec Defends Restoration of Living and Entertainment Allowance for G.O.B. C.E.O.’s

Leslie confirmed that government C.E.O.’s had in fact lobbied for the return of their fifty percent living and housing allowance. They reasoned that such a request is fair, considering the [...]

N.T.U.C.B. President to G.O.B.: Unfreeze Public Officers’ Increment Immediately!

Earlier we heard the President of the N.T.U.C.B speak on the shortages within the public health sector. When he spoke with us today, Luke Martinez said that there are a [...]

P.M. Says Referendum on Pact Bogota would be a Waste of Time and Money

As we have reported, the opposition is calling for a referendum on Belize’s accession to Pact Bogota. Prime Minister John Briceño says that to hold a referendum on Pact Bogota [...]

Minister Dolores Supports Penalty for Eruption Nightclub

As we have reported, the proprietors of Eruption Nightclub in Ladyville have been charged for admitting a seventeen-year-old inside the establishment. That female minor said that she was drinking and [...]

B.M.D.A Members Meet to Review Lessons Learned During COVID-19

The Belize Medical and Dental Association today opened its thirty-ninth medical congress at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City. Doctor Fernando Cuellar, an internist at the [...]

H.R.C.U. Acknowledges B.H.S. Robotics Win; Donates 5K

Belize High School has done well, putting Belize on the map having won gold in Switzerland in a robotics competition. Rightly so, the team has been receiving acknowledgements – not [...]

The Janessa Jones Park in Ladyville is Renovated

A group of U.S. nationals has been in the country over the past week, experiencing the wonders of the Belize Barrier Reef and the Maya monuments. But their main mission [...]

Meet a Visually Impaired Tech Repairman

This week, Sabreena Daly sat down with Miguel Vejerano, a young man from Corozal, who is looking on the bright side in his own unique way. Miguel is visually impaired, [...]

Ian Jones to be Endorsed as U.D.P. Candidate for Collet

It’s official, Patrick Faber is no longer running for the United Democratic Party in Collet, after five terms of representing that constituency in parliament. A letter written to the former [...]

Ian Jones: A New Vision for Collet

Jones, who is now employed by the Football Federation of Belize, continues to explain the steps that he took in respect of the application process. He also describes the existing [...]

Why Pact of Bogota? P.M. Briceño Explains

The inclusion of Honduras as a third party in Belize’s case against Guatemala that has been lodged in the International Court of Justice, has been a talking point since the [...]

Briceño Administration Reinstates Allowances for C.E.O.s & H.O.D.s

The Public Service Union is up in arms today, having received a copy of a circular memorandum for the reinstatement of full allowances for C.E.O.s and heads of departments. The [...]

P.S.U. Up in Arms over Increased Allowance for C.E.O.s

P.S.U. President Dean Flowers says that the prime minister is attempting to mislead and deceive the nation because C.E.O.s under the Briceño administration never made a sacrifice and are now [...]

P.S.U. Demands that Increments are Unfrozen

The union president says that it is a matter that will now be taken to the P.S.U. membership with a plan of action to determine a mandate going forward because [...]

Prime Minister Briceño Addressed K.H.M.H. Crisis

Last night, we brought you full coverage of the crisis at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. As we reported, the K.H.M.H. Workers Union called a press conference to air their [...]

P.M. Supports C.I.B.L. Job Creation Efforts

Prime Minister Briceño also responded to a question about the ongoing investigation into monies seized at the Caribbean International Brewery Limited. He sought to make it clear that he had [...]

I.M.F. Celebrates Belize’s Economic Recovery Says P.M. Briceño

Representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are currently in Belize. According to Prime Minister Briceño, the I.M.F. is impressed with the progress that Belize’s economy has made over the [...]

Prime Minister John Briceño Speaks on Sugar Impasse

This week, the sugar impasse between the differing parties – the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association and American Sugar Refinery/Belize Sugar Industries Limited was centre stage again. Last evening, you [...]

Prime Minister Says Agreement Has to Be Fair to Both Sides

The Prime Minister said that the key to solving the standoff is to be able to guide them to reaching an agreement that will be fair to the cane farmers, [...]