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Nurses Stage Walkout Country Wide in Protest of Poor Working Conditions and Salary Deductions

Nurses across the country have been staging walkouts in protest of poor working conditions and salary deduction. In light of these protests, the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the [...]

G.O.B. to Return Salary Deduction to Nurses by Weekend

According to Minister of Health and Wellness, Kevin Bernard, prior to the events that occurred over the past three days; his ministry had met with the Nurses Association of Belize, [...]

M.O.H.W. Addresses Shortage of Medication and Medical Supplies in Hospitals

As for the complaint made by nurses about a lack of medication and medical supplies, Minister Bernard says government is working to improve the function of the Central Medical Service [...]

Nurses in Dangriga Claim Victimization; Minister Bernard to Visit S.R.H.

And on Tuesday, Minister Kevin Bernard is planning to visit the Southern Regional Hospital in Dangriga. Nurses there claim that that they are being victimized by their administrative supervisor. Minister [...]

K.H.M.H. Nurses Protest Against Shortage of Supplies

In Belize City, between forty and fifty nurses who make up the K.H.M.H. Workers Union staged a protest this afternoon. They felt that the shortage of supplies also affects the [...]

President of the Nurses Association of Belize Says Thank You to Belizeans

Following today’s meeting with government officials; we spoke briefly with Renita Pop, the President of the Nurses Association of Belize and Oscar Requeña, the Minister of Labor. Here is what [...]

A New Sherriff Comes to Eastern Division

Assistant Commissioner of Police Aaron Guzman is set to take over the reins as Regional Commander for Eastern Division in the coming days.  That’s because Deputy Commissioner Dezerie Magdaleno is [...]

Video of Policemen Arresting a Defiant Civilian Goes Viral

Amateur footage of a civilian being arrested by a trio of police officers who struggled to take him into custody has found its way to social media and has since [...]

Lake-I State of Emergency Winds Down

The thirty-day state of emergency for a handful of young men believed to be actively involved with two feuding Belize City gangs is coming to an end. Over the past [...]

“Uncle P was Hoping to be Arrested” – ComPol Williams on U.D.P. Protest

The United Democratic Party staged a protest in Belize City last Tuesday, despite not getting approval from the Belize Police Department to proceed with the demonstration. The opposition took to [...]

ComPol Williams Scoffs at Latest Jasmine Hartin Allegation

An article in a U.K. publication citing the latest episode with Jasmine Hartin and the Belize Police Department has ComPol Williams balking at a statement that was reportedly made by [...]

Senate Debates Government’s $76 Million Payment to B.I.S.L.

The Senate met today to debate the Belize International Services Limited (B.I.S.L.) Settlement Bill. The bill calls for the payment of seventy-six million dollars by the government to B.I.S.L., after [...]

Senators Debate Re-appointment of Dorothy Bradley as Auditor General

The two-year contract that was awarded to Dorothy Bradley to serve as Acting Auditor-General, effective September first, was another issue that the Senate debated today. Bradley had served in that [...]

Faculty & Staff of ITVET Corozal Walk Out of School

While nurses have been protesting since weekend, there was also a walkout at ITVET Corozal today. The faculty and staff at the Institute for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in [...]

A Look at the Belize Education Sector Plan

Today at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology held a press conference on the activities of the past year to revolutionize the [...]

New Curriculum Framework Ready for September 1st

The 2022 school year begins with a new national curriculum framework that focuses on the competency-based education of students, which is being piloted in all pre-primary, primary schools and several [...]

An Update on the Let’s Catch Up Summer Camp Program

Let’s Catch Up, a summer Program from the Ministry of Education which intends to minimize the learning gap that was created as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, has concluded. [...]

Team Kareem Defeats Team Chester in Basketball Tournament

Over the weekend, a basketball tournament was held by the Ministry of Home Affairs that brought together young men from various parts of the city, as well as well-known media [...]