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Public Officers Take to the Streets

At midday today, public officers across the country walked out of their respective government buildings and took to the streets in the various municipalities in anticipation of strike action that [...]

Strike Action is Imminent!

The Joint Unions Negotiating Team met in a marathon session on Thursday evening to devise a strategy going forward, as public officers are set to commence a strike on May [...]

P.S.U. is Backed by B.N.T.U. and A.P.S.S.M.

While the Public Service Union will be leading the charge this time, Henry says that the P.S.U. enjoys the full support of the Belize National Teachers Union and the Association [...]

101st A.G.M. for Chamber of Commerce

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry held its hundred and first annual general meeting on Thursday night to a virtual audience.  Despite the physical presence of its membership, the [...]

Concerns over Belize’s Economic State

Since 2020, Belize’s economy has been in a precarious situation which has been made worse by the pandemic.  According to Aikman, the uncertainty of what is to come is worrying [...]

Opposition Responds to Senator Courtenay on T.N.C.

During Monday’s Senate Budget Debate, Senator Eamon Courtenay raised the issue of the U.D.P. administration’s waiving taxes on land purchased by the Nature Conservancy for a period of fifty years.  [...]

Faber Makes No Apology for Payment of S.S.B. Loan for U.D.P. Supporter

During today’s U.D.P. press conference, Leader of the Opposition Patrick Faber also responded to reports that under his leadership, funds were used from the National Institute of Culture and History [...]

Was Faber Double Dipping on Rent and Housing as D.P.M.?

Was the former Minister of Education Patrick Faber double dipping from public funds while operating in the capacity as Deputy Prime Minster?  Last week in the House of Representatives, the [...]

D.P.P. Continues to Gather Information in Case Involving Former U.D.P. Minister of Works

Embattled former Minister of Works, Rene Montero will find out soon what charges, if any, the state will bring against him in connection to allegations of corruption made against him. [...]

A National Child Labour Policy for Belize

This week, Cabinet gave its approval for the Ministry of Labour to proceed with the development of a national child labour plan.  The last one was developed back in 2009, [...]

ASR/B.S.I. Responds to G.O.B.’s Decision to Use Santander

ASR/B.S.I. has responded to the decision taken by G.O.B. for Santander Sugar Company to mill sugar cane from the north. According to a release issued to stakeholders in the northern [...]

Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for Professional Athletes

The Ministry of Sports will be requiring that professional athletes be tested for COVID-19 before practice.  Minister Kevin Bernard explains how often these tests must be carried out, and how [...]

Athletes May Resume Training in Some Disciplines

They have been asking for it, and this weekend, many Belizean athletes will be able to resume their training for competitions. But no tournaments can be held just yet, there [...]

G.G. Colville Young Retires!

Sir Colville Young officially left the Office of the Governor General today at an official ceremony held to honor his life of service to the people of Belize. The Governor [...]