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Minister Fonseca Responds to Demands of the Joint Union Negotiating Team

On Wednesday, you heard the Prime Minister respond to the unions. During the union’s press conference on Tuesday, the issue of increments, travel allowances, and the collective bargaining agreement for [...]

G.O.B. Negotiating Team and the Unions to Meet Next Week

Minister Fonseca says that as it relates to travel allowances, his ministry spends approximately ten million dollars on transportation – including buses for students and hardship allowances. Fonseca says that [...]

U.D.P. Says It Is Ready To Take Action Against Briceño Administration Alongside Joint Unions

Meanwhile, the United Democratic Party says it is supporting the joint unions. In a press release on Tuesday, the Opposition expressed that it supports the unions’ fight for better working [...]

Opposition Leader Supports Competitive Salaries for Judiciary But Says Public Officers Increments Should Be Priority

On Tuesday, the joint unions raised hell over reports of salary increases for Justices of the High Court of Justice in Belize. This information came via a January ninth, 2023, [...]

Education Minister: Zero Tolerance for Inappropriate Behaviour

This evening, Ministry of Education officials, including Chief Executive Officer Dian Maheia and Chief Education Officer Yolanda Gongora, are meeting with the father of a female student from Canaan High [...]

U.D.P. Party Leader Breaks Silence on John Saldivar’s Victory

In our interview this afternoon with the opposition leader, Shyne Barrow, we got to hear his thoughts on the Belmopan Convention on Sunday. More so, his thoughts on John Saldivar’s [...]

Shyne Barrow Weighs In on Caucus for Change

Barrow also responded to questions on the Saldivar-lead Caucus for Change. The group, primarily consisting of former U.D.P. Area Representatives, supported Barrow’s candidacy for party leader in February 2022. But, [...]

Opposition Leader Boycotting Cuban President Visit

The President of Cuba is expected to arrive in the country on Sunday. But don’t expect to see Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow at any of the events scheduled for the [...]

Mechanic Dies in Head-On Collision in Spanish Lookout

On Wednesday, we reported on a deadly collision on the Spanish Lookout Road. The impact of the crash killed thirty-seven-year-old Jacob Giesbrecht, who resides in Unitedville, Cayo, instantly. Giesbrecht, a [...]

Guatemalan National Charged with Immigration Offense

Twenty-two year old Guatemalan national is in serious trouble tonight. Donald Samuel Cruz Lopez was detained during a bus search when he showed police his passport and they could not [...]

K.H.M.H. C.E.O. Responds to Allegations of Supply Shortages

K.H.M.H. C.E.O. Chandra Cansino today responded to a released issued by the K.H.M.H. Workers Union reference shortages of medicine and access to critical equipment. But is it mischief by the [...]

Belize Bank Receives Best Credit Rating Score in Belize

The Belize Bank Limited is one of the highest credit-rated banks in the country. And on December twenty-first, 2022, the Caribbean information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) reaffirmed the [...]

The Story of Belizean Educator Deanna Encalada Nisbet

Today, at the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City, a book chronicling the life of a well-known educator was launched. “Service, Generosity, and Grace: The Story of Belizean Educator Deanna [...]

Consultations to Take Place in Delineation Exercise

The Ministry of Local Government spearheads the delineation exercise being conducted countrywide. This exercise attempts to recognize the growth that some municipalities have experienced since their boundaries were first established. [...]

Minister Requeña on Mike Espat’s Comment

At P.G. Day less than two weeks ago, Area Representative Mike Espat was caught on video referencing the Maya communities using words that the Maya Leaders Alliance called “nothing short [...]

Minister Says Gradual Increase of Minimum Wage Was Not Practical

Effective the start of this year, labourers the minimum wage has been raised to five dollars, up from three dollars and thirty cents. And while the increase is welcomed, given [...]

Ministry of Labour Re-Initiates HIV/AIDS Policy in the Workplace Initiative

Today at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, the Ministry of Labour, the National AIDS Commission, and five organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding affirming their commitment to introduce an [...]

I.D.B. Donates to Continued Hurricane Lisa Recovery Efforts in Belize

It’s been three months since Hurricane Lisa made landfall near Belize City. The Category one storm caused extensive damage to homes and families across central Belize. It isn’t just private [...]

Honey-based Home Remedies – Grandma’s Natural Home Elixir, Tweaked

Many of us can attest that honey, often infused with a few plugs of garlic or a grated slice of tumeric, was the go-to miracle medicine that grandma or mom [...]

BAHA Reports Significant Increase in Rabies Case

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority is reporting a significant increase in rabies cases among livestock. BAHA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health and Wellness, [...]

Hope’s Glow – the Marie Sharp of Facial Butters

In tonight’s episode of Belize On Reel, we feature a facial butter that is now available in the Belizean market. Hope’s Glow is the brainchild of a woman battling skincare [...]