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Boledo is Back, But What’s in It for G.O.B.?

The Briceño administration announced on Thursday evening that the Government Lotteries will resume on December first, with two master agents overseeing the vending of tickets in Belize City and other [...]

How was the Tendering Process for Boledo Undertaken?

A tendering process for interested businesses to assume the role of master agents was delayed by a few months, as it was initially anticipated that the Boledo and Sunday Lottery [...]

What Do People Feel About the Return of Boledo?

As previously announced, the sale of tickets for these games will resume on December first, and the first drawing date will be on Sunday, December third.  News Five’s Marion Ali [...]

Epefania Caliz Arraigned on Common Assault Charges

Epifania Caliz is back in court after she and her common-law husband Elmer Nah, along with her brother Manuel Caliz, were acquitted of ammunition charges earlier this month. Today, she [...]

MOHW Removes Fees Charged at Public Hospitals

This week, Cabinet approved the removal of all fees charged in public hospitals. A cabinet release says that this will ensure universal access to quality healthcare by eliminating financial barriers. [...]

Bills Cleared for All Public Hospital Patients with Arrears

So, how much revenue does the Government of Belize stand to lose with the removal of public hospital fees? Minister Bernard explained that the hospitals combined, comes up to about [...]

New Hospital Fees Regulations Does Not Apply to K.H.M.H.

As Minister Bernard noted, the new public hospital regulations will not apply to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  He explained the reason for this, while noting that Belize City residents [...]

Pharmaceuticals Continue to be Free at Public Hospitals/Clinics

Health and Wellness Minister Kevin Bernard could not provide an update on the investigation taking place into the fake Tylenol that were found in stores across the country.  But when [...]

National Fire Service Has New Mandate, Including Ambulatory Service

Less than a month ago, government аррrоved thе іntеgrаtіоn оf еmеrgеnсу mеdісаl rеѕроnѕе аnd еmеrgеnсу ѕеаrсh аnd rеѕсuе to be part of thе mаndаtе оf thе Nаtіоnаl Fіrе Ѕеrvісе. While [...]

Repair of Philip Goldson Bust Delayed by Shortage of Material

The Philip Goldson bust, which was knocked down and severely damaged in early September, will be up by Christmas, despite a delay in sourcing one of the primary materials needed [...]

Okeke Says Damage to Philip Goldson Bust was Severe

Okeke said that he has observed that the bust was in a bad shape, caused by the accident and lack of maintenance over the years since it was mounted at [...]

A Wheelchair Accessible Swing at the OW Central Park

While it is not the first, a unique equipment was installed today at the Central Park in Orange Walk Town. A wheelchair accessible swing has now been added to complement [...]

NHI Rollout in Orange Walk, Over 23,000 Registered in 2 Days

While it may seem secondary to the removal of hospital fees at public clinics and hospitals, National Health Insurance is being rollout in the Orange Walk District. The Minister of [...]

Against All Odds: The Bright Side of Rhema Cutkelvin

This week’s Look on the Bright Side features a remarkable young woman who serves as a beacon of inspiration to her peers and educators. Her journey has been marked by [...]