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P.S.U. Marches on Albert Street at High Noon

The Public Service Union continued its activism today with members picketing various locations across the country, including service stations down south in Stann Creek District.  They were joined in some [...]

Joint Unions Rejected Tiered Approach to Salary Reduction

On Friday, a letter was sent to the joint unions from the Minister of Public Service where a proposal for a tiered approach to reducing the wages of teachers and [...]

Unions Say Go after the Big Fish, Not Small Workers

The letter sent to the joint unions on Friday cited sections of the constitution that refer to the Governor General’s involvement in signing into force fixed salaries for those being [...]

P.S.U. Orange Walk Protest in Central Park

In Orange Walk Town, a hand full of public servants marched around the Central Park in the sweltering midday heat. There were no picket signs or anti-corruption placards being waved [...]

Nurses Join P.S.U. Orange Walk Protest

Flanking the Orange Walk P.S.U. members in Central Park today were members of the Nurses Association of Belize.  According to President Darrell Spencer, members feel compelled to protest right now, [...]

Police Association Breaks Silence on Salary Cut/Increment Freeze

Today, the Police Association called a press conference to address a letter being circulated that addresses the salary cuts and the increment freeze that will also affect police officers. While [...]

An Appeal to the Minister of Home Affairs

There are approximately two thousand one hundred police officers who belong to the association. While Hyde did not wish to take a position, the letter speaks to getting assistance from [...]

Body of Herwin Godoy is Recovered from River

This morning the body of thirty-three-year-old Herwin Godoy was recovered from the river, only about a hundred yards away from where he went down on Sunday afternoon. His body was [...]

Marijuana Plantation Found, Destroyed in the South

Police have destroyed a marijuana plantation in Toledo. On Monday, they carried out an operation in San Pedro Columbia Village where they discovered two hundred mature weed plants, some of [...]

Commerce Bight Fiasco Continues

The saga involving Commerce Bight, Recological Systems Limited and the company’s investors continues with a response to several allegations that were made last week against R.S.L. and its present owners.  [...]

Support for Victims of Volcano in Saint Vincent

As people across the Caribbean monitor the volcanic eruption and evacuations in Saint Vincent, regional companies are assisting victims.  This week, personnel from Sagicor donated supplies to the Saint Vincent [...]

NCL to Return to Belize this Summer!

A regional online news source is reporting that Norwegian Cruise Line is returning to Belize at the end of the summer. The Norwegian Joy ship will be departing its home [...]

The First Transitional Home for Teenage Boys in Belize

The Orange Walk Youth Home of Hope, which currently houses five teenage boys, opened its doors back in September of 2020.  Since then, its residents have been undergoing homeschooling and [...]

Belizean Women Sewing to Support Their Livelihoods!

As many families struggle to put food on the table due to job losses under COVID-19, many Belizeans have to create their own opportunities.  Fortunately, a recent donation from Taiwan [...]