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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Former BWS Employees

In February of 2013, six Belize Water Services employees were terminated for redundancy, or at least that was the official company story. Those employees claimed that it was victimization, though, [...]

…Will Utility Company Appeal Decision?

It was a triumphant moment for the six employees who have faced real hardship following and based on their termination from the utility company. Today, they told us that against [...]

Chester Williams is Called to the Bar

The hierarchy and rank and file of the Belize Police Department were out in force at the Supreme Court this morning. The occasion wasn’t a high profile case, but to [...]

Top Cop is Seventh Officer-Turned-Lawyer

Williams says that he has no intention to leave the Police Department at this time and plans are in place to recognize his achievement through a promotion and salary adjustment. [...]

Ibrahim Smith Gets 7 Years for Possession of Stolen Shotgun

While Senior Superintendent Chester Williams was being called to the bar this morning, twenty-three-year-old Ibrahim Smith was being put away behind bars after being sentenced to seven years in prison.  [...]

SIB Releases Consumer Price Index for October 2015

The Consumer Price Index for the month of October 2015 has been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize.  Those figures, as well as data pertaining to inflation rates by [...]

…Imports are Up, Exports are Down

The External Trade Bulletin for October reflects a three and a half percent increase in goods imported into the country, while domestic exports are down by as much as sixteen [...]

What are the Contributing Factors to Decline?

As previously mentioned, exports for the month of October 2015 totaled thirty-seven million dollars, a majority of those goods being shipped to the United States and the European Union, respectively. [...]

16 Days of Activism Launched in Belize

Today, organizations dedicated to the protection of women and children collaborated to launch Sixteen Days of Activism. It’s an annual initiative designed to draw focus on gender-based violence which affects [...]

Is Posting Nude Pics An Act of Violence Against Women?

There has also been much attention drawn to another form of violence against women, that of posting nude pictures on the internet and in social media. By no means is [...]

Child Rights Ambassadors Chosen

Since its inception, the National Committee for Families and Children, NCFC, has been championing the rights, welfare and development of Belizean families and children. The statutory body is legally mandated [...]

3-day Training Commences for CRC Ambassadors

About fifteen ambassadors from across the country were shortlisted and then chosen to represent the NCFC across the country. Following the three-day training that ends this Friday, the new ambassadors [...]

Welding Instructors Get Certified

A first-of-its-kind Welding Certification Training Course has been taking place at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. A joint initiative between Fabrigas, Belize Natural Energy, BELTRAIDE and the Ministry of [...]

The Belize Zoo Celebrates Panama’s Birthday

The spectacled owl, the black hawk-eagle and the harpy eagle are three predatory birds that exist in Belize’s ecosystem. Their species are being conserved here in Belize since they are [...]

Angela Bennett Receives Keys to a New Home

A mother of three is the recipient of a new home that was erected over the weekend by Hand in Hand Ministries and Belize Electricity Limited.  Angela Bennett, a resident [...]

B.E.L. and Hand in Hand Ministries Come Thru for Single Mother

B.E.L.’s community outreach focuses on contributions that improve the quality of life for Belizeans.  According to Customer Care Manager Celina Gill, the company is committed to good corporate citizenship.   [...]