May 3, 2023

Police looking for 19-year-old Christopher Pitts

The Belize Police Department issued an official wanted poster for Pitts on Tuesday, saying that he is wanted in connection with an ongoing investigation.
April 28, 2023

Teacher’s Union shocked at “worst fears” coming true, calls for more security at schools

As guardians of the education system, the Union calls the situation “nothing short of an attack on our most vulnerable” and confirming “parents’ worst fears” that [...]
April 22, 2023

After past allegations surface concerning the new president, the outgoing president says Teachers’ Union will collectively review and possibly amend parts of the constitution

But on Wednesday, incumbent Senator Elena Smith maintained that “no one person can make a change to the constitution.” The matter is before an internal committee [...]
April 21, 2023

House of Representatives to approve the return of public sector increments

At today’s meeting of the House of Representatives, the Public Sector Emoluments and Allowances Reduction (Amendment) Bill seeks to officially end the increment freeze imposed on [...]
April 20, 2023

Outgoing Teachers’ Union President Elena Smith says ‘I gave it my best’

Filling the shoes of Luke Palacio after the most consequential industrial action in a decade, Smith was the vanguard of a new era of trade union [...]
April 18, 2023

Belize National Teacher’s Union holds Annual Convention, elects new president

A statement from the BNTU says that at the Muffles College Auditorium, the attendees heard from their National Executive, branch leaders and internal committees and presentations [...]
April 14, 2023

Ruth Shoman elected President of Teachers’ Union following convention in Orange Walk Town

Shoman beat rivals Ifasina Efunyemi of Dangriga and Ray Martinez of Punta Gorda with 356 votes to 226 for Efunyemi and 71 for Martinez. She succeeds [...]
April 13, 2023

Increments are back – but public officers have to earn them, says Cabinet

After brief threats of potential industrial action were the increments not restored in the Budget by that time from the Public Service Union (PSU) and Belize [...]