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Supreme Court Decision Monday on Injunction to Stop Salaries Deducted for Teachers

The monthly salaries of almost two thousand primary and secondary school teachers hang in the balance tonight, as they anxiously await a decision to be handed down by the Supreme [...]

B.N.T.U.: By Slashing Salaries of 1,500, G.O.B. Wants to “Rule”, Not “Govern”

According to Palacio, government insists on punishing teachers who took part in industrial action last month.  While there is currently no figure to determine the overall deduction, government has began [...]

Senior Officer Bart Jones Called to the Bar; He is Legal Advisor to Police Department

The Belize Police Department welcomes another attorney into its ranks.  This morning, well-known officer Bart Jones was officially called to the bar.  Jones, who has diligently worked his way up [...]

Minister Says Police Must Put Educated Officers to Better Use

On hand for the induction of attorney Bart Jones was Minister of Police Elodio Aragon Junior.  He spoke about the role of the police department and the relationship it shares [...]

B.T.L. Begins Search for Successor to Anwar Barrow as C.E.O.

Chief Executive Officer of the state-owned Belize Telemedia Limited, Anwar Barrow, is on his way out of that post. But he has not yet formally stepped down, according to a [...]

Bondholders’ Committee Formed, Will They Drive a Hard Bargain?

As requested by the Government of Belize, representatives of key holders of the U.S. Dollar 2038 Bonds, the Superbond, have agreed to form a committee to discuss the restructuring of [...]

Community Holds Vigil for Murder Victim Tyler Savery

Hundreds of residents—youths and adults—including the grieving mothers from the Hamilton family and other concerned Belize City residents, gathered at the B.T.L. Park for a candle light vigil organized by [...]

W.H.O. Declares Zika “Global Emergency” Over

In health news, international reports say that the World Health Organization earlier today declared an end to its global health emergency over the spread of the Zika virus, prompting dismay [...]

Dangriga Fisherman Still Missing at Sea After 2 Days

Day-two of a search for a fisherman lost in a capsized vessel has turned up no sign of him. As we reported Thursday, a private skiff carrying five adults and [...]

Colin Murphy Makes Official Welcome to Harvest Caye

The exclusive, privately-owned tourist destination on Harvest Caye welcomed its first cruise arrival on Thursday with a grand inauguration of its multimillion dollar investment.  The Norwegian Dawn called to port [...]

Tourism Minister Speaks About Harvest Caye Investment

Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia was on hand for the ribbon cutting and represented the Government of Belize.  According to Heredia, the project falls within the sustainable tourism master plan. [...]

Taiwanese-Belizean and Mexican Artists in Latest Exhibit

In the next few minutes, a painting and digital art exhibition will open at the Institute of Mexico on Newtown Barracks in Belize City. Punto de Encuentro, La Humanidad – [...]

EntreCon 2016: Unlocking ICT Innovation in Belize

Competitiveness in this digital age is to understand the virtue of ICT – information and communications technology…That’s what the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) is providing entrepreneurs and [...]

Culture Capital Hosts B.T.I.A.’s Tourism Expo

Garifuna Settlement Day is being celebrated across the country, primarily in Dangriga. Apart from the annual parade and street parties, there will be a tourism expo. The event, hosted by [...]

Zone Winners Chosen in Primary School Social Studies Quiz

Earlier this year, we told you about the downtown rejuvenation project that is being undertaken by the Belize City Council and the National Institute of Culture and History with support [...]

F.C.D. Gets “Big Up” in London

It has been a while since we’ve heard from the Friends of Conservation and Development, but just this week, Executive Director Raphael Manzanero was in London on official FCD business. [...]