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Public Service Union Says They Will Strike as Long as Needed

This week it was the teachers. Next week it will be the Public Service. News Five has confirmed that P.S.U. members will begin their strike action on Monday, May third.  [...]

P.S.U. Vice Prez: Consultations between Joint Unions and G.O.B. Have Ended

P.S.U. Vice President Dean Flowers confirms that all consultations between the government and the joint unions have ended.    Dean Flowers, Vice President, P.S.U. “In our view the consultations that [...]

B.N.T.U. Pickets Cabinet Meeting

Members of the Belize National Teachers Union were once again absent from the classroom.  Today, day two of the teachers’ strike action, saw teachers walking from the Battlefield Park in [...]

B.N.T.U. San Pedro Strikes

Teachers were also actively striking in San Pedro on Monday. Today, those teachers engaged in an educational campaign to bring awareness among the general public of their purpose for strike [...]

Law Says Teachers Salaries May Be Cut!

The last time the teachers went on strike was back in October 2016; it lasted eleven days. Their salaries were cut and that matter was taken before the courts.  As [...]

Education C.E.O. Comments on Teachers Strike

Since Monday, at eleven-thirty a.m., teachers effected strike action by walking out of the classrooms.  It comes just days after some students returned for in-person classes, after a year of [...]

How Long Will Strike Last?

C.E.O. Maheia told News Five the Ministry of Education will continue to monitor the situation since it is not known how long the teacher’s strike will last.   Dian Maheia, [...]

P.S.U. Clarifies Media Position

The Public Service Union of Belize has joined the B.N.T.U.’s criticism of some media houses, saying the union will avoid engaging with those which continue to run anti-union advertisements.  They [...]

Belize Moves to Become “Malaria Free”

April twenty-fifth was World Malaria Day, but Belize’s Vector Control Unit is planning awareness activities across the country for this entire week.  They are also celebrating the strides Belize has [...]

Mining in Pomona Village; Nearby River Severely Affected

On Monday night, we brought you the story of an environmental crisis that is taking place in Pomona Valley where mining activities along the North Stann Creek River are adversely [...]

Celso Poot is Appointed Director of the Belize Zoo

The Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center has a new leader.  He’s a familiar face, having spent over two decades with the organization.  His academic studies and experience have prepared [...]

Robbery at Hotel in Punta Gorda

A hotel in Southern Belize was held up on Monday afternoon. Police responded to a call from the Golden Motel Inn in Punta Gorda and were told by the owner [...]

Infrastructure Ministry Recommends that Employee is Suspended

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing issued a statement clarifying the details of an accident on April twenty-third that involved one of its vehicles.  According to the ministry, a [...]

ComPol Still Not Vaccinated

The first three phases of the COVID vaccination exercise are currently open. Members of law enforcement agencies as well as tourism stakeholders can now get vaccinated. But as of last [...]

From Miss Independence to Miss Florida Teen Delegate

A Belizean studying in Florida is preparing for the Miss Florida Teen competition this summer. Seventeen year old Isabella Zabaneh will enter as Miss North Tampa Teen U.S.A., but her [...]