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Rogue Americans stashed assets offshore, eluding victims and impeding investigators

The Keene Sentinel 05 Oct 2021
The government of Belize did not respond to requests for comment ... "Labeling and packaging of these products, which were not done in a professional manner could have caused serious harm," Sharon Sanchez Anderson, chief pharmacist at Belize's Ministry of Health, said in a statement to police as the investigation unfolded.
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Continuing general debate, world leaders call on United Nations to help resolve longstanding disputes, human displacement, climate disaster

Reliefweb 27 Sep 2021
The Common Framework and Debt Service Suspension Initiative failed to offer forbearance to most middle-income small island developing States, including Belize, while most similar countries had no recourse to concessionary financing for immediate health response ... Belize has no delivery date for its next COVAX shipment.
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President Tsai sees robust partnership with Belize

Taipei Times 17 Sep 2021
Belize’s embassy in Taiwan and the Taipei-based ... “Even as we continue to deal with our economic, health and other social shocks, we remain committed here in Belize and Taiwan to our core belief in the betterment of our people and in a world truly fit for humanity,” Briceno said.
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Business Milestones

News & Record 17 Sep 2021
She was also recognized for her lectures and teaching in the field of anesthesia and for establishing a program of nurse anesthesia through the Belizean Ministry of Health and Health Volunteers Overseas in Belize ... Rick Workman will serve as Dental Innovator in Residence for High Point University’s School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health.
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WHO provides support around the world to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control through vaccines and other critical measures

Reliefweb 14 Sep 2021
The vaccines were acquired by the Pan American Health Organization/WHO ... As part of the Belize’s ongoing COVID-19 response, the Pan American Health Organization/WHO recently donated a bi-level positive airway pressure unit to the national referral hospital for COVID-19 to treat critical patients.
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PAHO urges pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID

Jamaica Observer 10 Sep 2021
She said at least 40 per cent the countries in the Americas have reported disruptions to maternal and newborn care with countries like Belize and Guatemala reporting that pregnancy-related care has been disrupted in more than half of their health-care facilities.
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PAHO Director urges countries to prioritize pregnant and lactating women for COVID-19 vaccinations

Reliefweb 09 Sep 2021
Washington, DC, September 8, 2021 (PAHO) – Warning that COVID-19 represents a serious risk for pregnant women in Latin America and the Caribbean, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F ... Some countries, including Belize and Guatemala, report that pregnancy-related care has been disrupted in over half of health sites.
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Belize to increase fines for spreading fake news

Jamaica Star 04 Sep 2021
BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) –The Belize government is to bring legislation that allows for fines of up to ... Cabinet also said that for the health and wellness of Belizeans, it has directed that all persons wishing to enter Belize through the land borders must be tested for COVID-19.
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Carnival passenger who tested positive for coronavirus on cruise dies

Independent online (SA) 26 Aug 2021
All 27 people who tested positive were vaccinated, according to health authorities in Belize, one of the ship's destinations ... But during the trip, she tested positive for Covid-19 and had to be placed on a ventilator in Belize, her family said.
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Vaccinated Carnival Vista passenger, 77, dies after testing positive for COVID-19 onboard, just one week ...

The Daily Mail 24 Aug 2021
Marilyn Tackett died August 14 after testing positive on the Carnival Vista ship days after it made a stop in Belize City ... The ship departed from its port in Galveston, Texas, before arrival in Belize on Wednesday ... Those without proof were subject to 'random testing' by Belize's Ministry of Health and Wellness.
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Carnival cruise passenger who tested positive for COVID dies

Toronto Sun 24 Aug 2021
All 27 people who tested positive were vaccinated, according to health authorities in Belize, one of the ship’s destinations ... But during the trip, she tested positive for COVID-19 and had to be placed on a ventilator in Belize, her family said.
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Contacts: Telemedicine Doctors For COVID19 Scripts

Principia Scientific 23 Aug 2021
​BELIZE. IVM approved by Belize’s Ministry of Health as a prescription treatment option for Covid-19 ... Ivermectin permission to treat COVID-19 from the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM) and from Ministry of Health ... Ministry of Health & Wellness does not recommend for or against IVM in COVID-19 treatment (March 2021).
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1st cruise ship from California in months heads to Mexico

Rapid City Journal 22 Aug 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over health requirements for resuming sailing in U.S ... Last week, 27 people tested positive for COVID-19 on a Carnival cruise just before the ship made a stop in Belize City, Belize ... United States North America Mexico Central America Latin America And Caribbean Long Beach California Belize.
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27 people aboard cruise contract virus

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 14 Aug 2021
MEXICO CITY -- A Carnival cruise on which 27 people tested positive for covid-19 just before the ship made a stop in Belize City this week was headed back to Galveston, Texas, on Friday after stopping in Mexico ... It noted Belize health officials had randomly tested 68 Vista passengers as they disembarked and all were negative.
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27 people aboard Carnival cruise test positive for COVID-19

Bangor Daily News 14 Aug 2021
MEXICO CITY — A Carnival cruise on which 27 people tested positive for COVID-19 just before the ship made a stop in Belize City this week was headed back to Galveston, Texas Friday after stopping in Mexico ... It said Belize health officials had randomly tested 68 Vista passengers as they disembarked and all were negative.
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