March 9, 2023

San Pedro sargassum emergency: Workers being hired to clean up massive patches off coast

The Council announced it was opening up temporary positions effective today, Thursday, to address the issue, with the possibility of future full-time employment.
March 9, 2023

Cabinet confirms way forward with Joint Unions: increments return and timeline for pension reform laid out

A statement from Belmopan announced this afternoon that the report from the Ministerial Consulting Team made recommendations on the issues of increments and pension reform, following [...]
March 9, 2023

“Around 31,000 households have difficulty meeting basic needs,” new Study from Statistical Institute of Belize shows

The SIB presented the findings of the MPI on Wednesday, conducted as a part of the September 2021 Labour Force Survey, which was carried out with [...]
March 9, 2023

Friday is Budget Day – Here’s what to expect

This is the General Revenue and Appropriation Bill, commonly and informally referred to as the Budget. It is important because it is the primary instrument by [...]
March 8, 2023

The University of Belize, National Bank to collaborate on financial education and business opportunities

A memorandum of understanding was signed in Belmopan today by University President Dr Vincent Palacio and General Manager of the Bank, Alvaro Alamina.
March 8, 2023

Not an April Fool’s prank: Teachers and Public officers getting increments back on April 1

The decision to unfreeze increments comes after several negotiation sessions between GOB and the Joint Union Negotiating Team which is comprised of the Public Service Union [...]
March 8, 2023

Sugar industry division: ex-advisor says BSCFA must convince BSI/ASR as rival associations line up behind millers

Former deputy government and party leader in the People’s United Party (PUP), Florencio Marin Sr., who was appointed despite some controversy to be an advisor to [...]
March 8, 2023

Members of Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association lead protest outside Sir Edney Cain Building during BSI presentation to Cabinet

Between 100 and 200 members, joined by Opposition Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow and deputy Hugo Patt, set up camp on Melhado Parade in view of the [...]
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