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Tripartite Body Meets to Discuss C.W.U./P.B.L. Impasse

This morning at the Biltmore, representatives of the Christian Workers Union, the management of Port of Belize Limited, and officials from the Ministry of Labor, convened a meeting to discuss [...]

Minister of Labor Joins the C.W.U./P.B.L. Conversation

On several occasions leading up to today’s meeting, the C.W.U. has called out the Ministry of Labor for its apparent silence on the matter.  Notwithstanding a brief meeting last Friday [...]

Stevedores Stick to CBA, Despite Talks with P.B.L.

In spite of the gag order that all parties agreed to during the meeting, we asked the C.W.U. president whether the impasse is any closer to being broken.  While he [...]

Labor Minister Says Tribunal Ruling is Clear

While he, too, is subject to the muzzling, the Minister of Labor says that proposals have been presented by the C.W.U.  Those suggestions will be reviewed by Port of Belize [...]

Minister of Education: I Was Shocked They Tried To Undermine Ruth Shoman as B.N.T.U. President

The whirlwind of events regarding president-elect, Ruth Shoman’s leadership role with the Belize National Teachers’ Union, seems to have halted after the union’s council of management decided on Wednesday to [...]

NICH Interim President, Merilyn Young Departs

Merilyn Young, the interim President of the National Institute of Culture and History, NICH, has left that post and the board is now looking to identify a new president to [...]

An Engineering Solution to Annual Flooding in Belize City

The perennial issue of flooding near downtown Belize City’s is being solved with an eleven million dollar pumping station. The Ministry of Infrastructure Development, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development [...]

4 B.D.F. Soldiers Return from Participation in King Charles Coronation

Over the weekend, the world honed in on the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.  [...]

MOHW Hosts Nursing Long Service Awards Ceremony

The Ministry of Health and Wellness hosted a Nursing Long Service Awards Ceremony today, in recognition of Nurses Week. Over a hundred nurses were recognized for their years of service [...]

Nurse Cynthia Guild Receives Long Service Award

Cynthia Guild, a career nurse of forty-five years, was honored during today’s ceremony with a lifetime achievement award. Guild retired in 2013 as a clinical instructor, returned to service and [...]

Government Partners with UNICEF and Giga to Provide Internet Access to All Schoolchildren

Schoolchildren across Belize who do not have access to the internet will be connected to the worldwide web shortly.  This will be achieved through a partnership between the Government of [...]

Ministry of Rural Development Addresses Drought in Northern Belize

The dry season has been unforgiving this year, particularly for residents in the north where wells in various rural communities have all but dried up.  Despite government’s efforts to assist [...]

Toledo West Area Rep Clarifies Comment on FPIC Process

Last weekend, the Ministry of Public Utilities signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Creek Village with respect of a solar project that will electrify that southern community.  It succeeded [...]

Improving the Theatre, Film Industry in Belize

Today, the National Institute of Culture and History, through the Institute of Creative Arts, concluded an Acting Intensive Training. The sessions were conducted by Panamanian actor and director Jaime Newball. [...]