Ministry of Health and Wellness to upgrade fleet of ambulances
Cabinet also gave its approval for the Ministry of Health and Wellness to upgrade its fleet of ambulances starting with the purchase of three ambulances. This will enhance efforts to improve the quality and delivery of health services in Belize. It was also announced today that Cabinet gave its approval for the tabling of amendments to the Immigration Act and the Caribbean Community Free Movement of Skilled Persons Act to allow for the free movement of economically active citizens who can contribute to stimulating a robust economy with greater employment and productivity. Cabinet approved the presentation of two proposed loan motions at the next sitting of the House of Representatives – one for US$15 million in support of the competitiveness of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), particularly in the agriculture and tourism sectors, and the second for US$8 million for Trade and Investment Facilitation to promote investment and trade through simplification, standardization, and automation of key procedures including the establishment of a single investment window and a single trade window. Both loans are being facilitated through the Inter-American Development Bank on favourable terms.