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P.M. and B.N.T.U. Meet; Some Agreements Reached

The Prime Minister met with the Belize National Teachers Union beginning at two o’clock this afternoon. At five-forty this evening, the P.M. spoke about what happened inside; in respect of [...]

P.M. to Finally Sign Order for 13th Senator; Makes Moves on Integrity Commission

In respect of the Integrity Commission, PM said he waiting for a list of persons to be presented by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry. But as it relates [...]

Chamber of Commerce Pulls Out of Senate Inquiry, Plans One-Day Shutdown

The Chamber of Commerce met on Wednesday night in Belize City; there were two motions to discuss and determine as pressure grows to accomplish a good governance agenda. We can [...]

Chairperson of Senate Committee Will Not Vote in Inquiry

A chair for the Senate Select Committee could not be appointed, since each of the three social partners senators declined to head the working group; they have respectively declined for [...]

Business Senator Wants Another Crack at Senate Inquiry Motion

After lengthy discussions, even though it was decided that the Chamber would remove itself from the senate inquiry if the committee is not reconstituted as directed and the terms of [...]

P.U.P. Still Angry Over Senate “Railroading;” Will Support B.N.T.U. and B.C.C.I.

The People’s United Party didn’t participate in the first meeting of the Senate Select investigation into the scandalous affairs of the immigration Department revealed in the Auditor General’s Special Audit. [...]

One Detained for Vehicle Burning as “Shaken” DPM Recounts Incident

Police have picked up a man in connection with the burning of Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber’s government assigned vehicle. The fire happened at Faber’s Lord’s Bank residence around midnight [...]

Teachers Picket Outside B.N.T.U.’s Meeting with P.M.

As the Prime Minister Barrow and the unions negotiated for hours inside the Biltmore, outside the hotel, teachers were out in support waiting for any word of progress.  In those [...]

Ministry of Education Plans to Make Up Lost Class Time

Before the meeting with the Prime Minister got underway at Biltmore, the Minister of Education, Patrick Faber was cautiously optimistic about the outcome. While he did not disclose specific details,   [...]

P.M. Says Government Will Not Meet Chamber’s Timeframe on Demands

Earlier we told you about the Chamber’s decision to call for a shutdown. At the press conference today, the Prime Minister said they will not meet the Chamber’s timeline, which [...]

O.W. Teachers’ Leader’s Vehicle Smashed; Deputy Education Minister Says U.D.P. is Not Behind It

On Wednesday, we reported to you about the arson at the home of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Patrick Faber. But early this morning, the vehicle of Otilio [...]

Public Service Union Supports Negotiations and Disdains Industrial Action

There will be no industrial action on the part of the Public Service Union. Beginning last week, the P.S.U. held consultations with its branch members countrywide. The Union’s executive sought [...]

Fire Victims Stabilized, but Have Long Road to Recovery Ahead

It has been six days since Ian and Empress Hamilton and their mother Melissa left Belize for Galveston, Texas, for an urgent series of surgeries to repair up to ninety-five [...]

Donations Encouraged for Burn Victims’ Fund; Hamilton Family Member Headed to Texas

It is important to note that the Shriners Hospital in Galveston, Texas is doing the surgeries and continued care for free. However, there are still costs to be paid, such [...]

Special Envoy for Women and Children Hosts Regional Disability Conference

Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis Barrow is hosting a regional partnership conference for children with disabilities. Simplis Barrow invited spouses of Prime Ministers in CARICOM and Presidents [...]

B.N.T.U. Says They Will Consult Members

The B.N.T.U. has just concluded its meeting; a number of issues were decided upon. But first we can report tonight that the strike continues on Friday and the union will [...]

More Money for Marion Jones; Contract Signed for Multi-Purpose Sports Building

An additional ten million dollars will be spent on the Marion Jones Sporting Complex that has been under construction for years; in fact, for at least ten years. The Government [...]

Sports Minister Says Things Have Changed for Marion Jones

The total amount of money already invested in the Marion Jones Sporting Complex is unknown, but it is safe to say that millions upon millions of dollars have been spent [...]

Healthy Living Visits Urban Garden for Sustainable Farming

Healthy Living requires healthy eating. Healthy eating means access to fresh and nutritious foods. Now we’ve heard the complaint – and in many cases it’s true – healthier can be [...]