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Unions to Briceño Administration: “Unfreeze Increments by April First” or Else…

The Public Service Union and the Belize National Teachers Union members called a press conference this evening to voice their concerns on several pressing issues. The unions want to update [...]

Fourteen Long Years of B.N.T.U.-G.O.B. Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations

Another issue raised by the head table at today’s joint union press conference is the prolonged negotiations over a collective bargaining agreement between the Belize National Teachers Union and the [...]

Unions Demand Answer for Inflation and Price Gouging

The unions also raised the issue of inflation and price gouging at today’s press conference. According to Flowers, most public servants fall within the lower income brackets of the government’s [...]

No To Contributory Pension Scheme for Current Public Servants Says Unions

And, the joint union also spoke out against the Briceño Administrations’ proposed pension reform. Flowers revealed that the administration’s plan for reform is establishing a contributory pension scheme that will [...]

“We Do Not Condone These Actions”, B.N.T.U. on Predatory Behavior by Teachers

Reporters also asked President Smith for the B.N.T.U.’s position on allegations of predatory behaviours being displayed by teachers against children in the classroom. We have reported on the claims that [...]

Is a Shipping Company Ghosting Customers?

Online shopping and shipping is a growing business in Belize. A click on the computer to delivery at your door is a much sought after convenience. Although in Belize, it’s [...]

Saldivar Speaks on U.S. Department of States’ Controversy Following Convention Victory

On Monday we showed you highlights of the Belmopan convention that returned veteran politician John Saldivar as the United Democratic Party’s standard bearer for the capital city. Even with all [...]

Saldivar on Party Leader’s Non-Support “ It’s All in the Past”

And what about his relationship with the leader of the Opposition, Shyne Barrow? While the two once had common ground and goals when Patrick Faber was Opposition Leader, they were [...]

Saldivar and the Caucus For Change

As for the Caucus for Change, well, Saldivar gives full credit to that team for helping him win this convention. Saldivar says the caucus will remain, and in his opinion, [...]

Ministry of Health & Wellness on Mental Health Policy

The death of Nicole Polonio, a mother of five from San Pedro, brings into sharp focus how mental health – and especially mental health crisis are handled – is a [...]

PAHO Launches Mental Health Work Book For Primary Schools

The Pan American Health Organization, PAHO, has a regional plan of action on mental health, including developing and implementing programs for promoting mental health. This morning PAHO launched its Promoting [...]

Traveling on the Philip Goldson Highway between Ladyville and Belize City? Leaving Home Earlier Will Help During Road Repairs Starting Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Philip Goldson Highway will undergo the first phase of six-month-long repairs at two sections. The work will undoubtedly create traffic bottlenecks, especially during the peak hours for [...]

New Tender Cycle Publicized for Procurement of Medications for Ministry of Health and Wellness

Meanwhile, The Ministry of Health and Wellness has publicized its tender cycle for those who procure medications and supplies for its various pharmacies throughout the country. Today Minister of Health [...]

Breaking News Artist Dexta Daps Cleared to Perform in Belize

Senior Counsel Dean Barrow is tonight clearing the air on arguably one of the most highly anticipated live concerts for the start of the year in Belize. Partygoers would know [...]

Forest Department on the Trail for Jaguars

Tonight, we have an update on the story of Reina Garcia and her family, who have been losing pets and livestock to what she says are problem jaguars. She has [...]

The National Meteorological Service has Upgraded Weather Equipment

  The National Meteorological Service has upgraded weather equipment to monitor sea level and upgraded functionalities of the ‘SURFACE’ Climate Database Management System (CDMS), thanks to the Government of Belize [...]

Celebrating the Anniversary of the Museum of Belize with Pen Cayetano

In tonight’s episode of Kolcha Tuesday, we’ll take you on a journey into an exhibit at the Museum of Belize. It features one of Belize’s most prolific cultural icons, known [...]