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Mediation ordered in BNTU case vs GOB

The Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union will enter into mediation in the days ahead, to resolve the standing issue of teachers salaries post the eleven-day strike [...]

On school holidays, who’s talking to the teachers?

As far as Managing Authorities are concerned, their position is clear.  At a meeting held on November second with ministry officials, it was unanimously agreed upon that classes should resume [...]

B.N.T.U. steadfast: return to school on January ninth

According to career educator Adelaida Guerra, trade unionist and claimant in the case brought against government, B.N.T.U.  is quite clear on its position based on the existing Education Rules.  Acting [...]

Government must stick to the rules

Courtenay says that government is treating teachers with disrespect and that the Education Rules must be adhered to by the Ministry of Education, as well as the Managing Authorities.   [...]

Update on the Murder in Buena Vista

The decomposing body of a sixty-year- old man was discovered on Thursday at his farm a couple miles away from Buena Vista Village in the Cayo District. When Manuel Medrano [...]

Welcome to Harvest Caye: Alcatraz or Paradise?

Almost four weeks after officially opening its multimillion dollar cruise tourism investment on Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line formally invited members of the local media to visit the exclusive island [...]

Is there still time to stop Net Vasquez appointment to Integrity Commission?

There have been seven persons recommended, but not yet appointed, to the Integrity Commission. It has been fifteen days since the names of Marilyn Williams for Chairman; Armead Gabourel; Lisbeth [...]

Defence Minister restates position on Sarstoon access

At the August House meeting, area representative for Fort George Said Musa asked Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington whether citizens of Belize can now freely travel on the Belizean [...]

P.U.P.’s welcome Longsworth in House; Peyrefitte in Senate

Thursday’s meeting of the Senate was the last for Vanessa Retreage, who steps down at the end of the year from her powerful portfolios of Attorney General and Minister of [...]

Senators debate the bill for B.I.L.

During Thursday’s meeting, the Opposition People’s United Party questioned additional government spending for work by Belize Infrastructure Limited, the special purpose vehicle designed by Government to spend Petrocaribe monies on [...]

Public officers on suspension over fake Danny Mason birth certificate

Four employees of the Vital Statistics Unit have been sent home on suspension by the Public Services Commission, for two months. Their offense…? Major misconduct in allegedly causing the preparation [...]

Cops catch teens trying to rob Western Pines house

News Five was informed this morning just after nine-thirty of a burglary in progress at a home in the Western Pines area of Western Paradise Village, Belize District. We arrived [...]

Hungarian embezzler sent home by Special Branch

According to San Pedro Police, sixty-two-year-old Maria Nagy Sandorne Dobria, also known as Maricska, was handed over to Hungarian police by Special Branch Division of the Belize Police Department on [...]

Christmas fun in Ambergris – but watch out for golf cart thefts

Golf carts are the hot items for thieves on San Pedro and police say that drivers need to ensure that they lock up their carts. When we spoke with Assistant [...]

The Battle could have gone differently, Spanish documents show

In early September we told you about the preliminary findings on the St George’s Caye Battle from the Spanish perspective. A local team made up of historians, Archives and NICH [...]

A Christmas party by the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association

Primary school students from across Belize City were treated to a special Christmas treat earlier today, thanks to the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association.  The F.C.C.A. hosts an annual Christmas party [...]

Sharing the spirit of Christmas with Bel-Caribe Communications

Jesus of Nazareth admonished his followers during his time on Earth to never forget the least of us, saying, “Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers [...]