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March 19, 2024

Belize Poultry Association to review 2023 Poultry Production at the 27th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday in Spanish Lookout

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Belize Poultry Association (BPA) is presenting its 2023 Poultry Report at the 27th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday at Oakridge Venues in [...]
January 28, 2024

Barbados detects new COVID-19 variant JN.1, Belize urged to stay vigilant

In a statement, the Barbadian health authority disclosed that the detection of JN.1 was a result of intensified local variant testing, initiated in response to a [...]
December 13, 2023

Vaccine targets pneumonia for under-fives

According to the Ministry, among six thousand cases of pneumonia diagnosed from 2018 to 2022, the most affected were children below five years and elderly citizens [...]
October 30, 2023

Belize hosts annual meeting of Caribbean immunization managers

Welcoming participants, host Minister Kevin Bernard said, “Our focus is more than just sustaining the progress we have made – it is about reversing the setbacks [...]
September 23, 2023

27-year-old Calvin McKay sentenced to 3 years in prison for unpaid fines from 2020 COVID-19 curfew breaches

While Calvin McKay was in court for two drug-related offenses—possession of an undetermined amount of crack cocaine and possession of a pipe—he pleaded not guilty and [...]
August 15, 2023

Honduran woman charged in connection with June murder of Wilmer Ordonez in Camalote

Police say that 25-year-old Maria Guevara was formally arrested and charged with the crime of abetment to murder.  Ordonez was hit to the face with a [...]
August 15, 2023

Ministry of Health warns of fake WhatsApp advisory about COVID variant spreading

The message, the Ministry said, did not originate from its environs, nor does it endorse it.
August 12, 2023

World Health Organization reports rise in COVID-19 cases as new subvariant emerges

This week, the WHO designated the Omicron subvariant EG.5 as a "variant of interest" following a steady rise in its prevalence.