February 20, 2022

Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association updates grant agency on blended finance initiatives

Last week, it received a delegation from the GEP Small Grants Programme and the Belize Marine Fund to update them on activities being carried out under [...]
February 20, 2022

Trade unions expect no help from International Monetary Fund on salary adjustment

Both PSU President Dean Flowers and NTUCB President Luke Martinez discussed their views of the meeting, which neither deemed of much help to them on the [...]
February 20, 2022

Public Service Union complains they were not consulted on new Judicial and Legal Services Regulations

But the Public Service Union claims it was blindsided by the introduction of Statutory Instrument 29 of 2022, which creates the Judicial and Legal Services Regulations [...]
February 1, 2022

Free Prior and Informed Consent Protocol: what it is and what it is not

Per Article 6 of the 1989 Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (ILO Convention 169), governments are obliged to (a) consult the peoples concerned, through appropriate procedures [...]
January 25, 2022

Joint Unions insisting on key data to determine reinstatement of pay cut for public officers

After a postponement earlier this month, BNTU President Senator Elena Smith said they are looking forward to hearing from the Government about where Belize stands economically [...]
January 12, 2022

Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Sale of Government Assets to be sent to investigators

It has directed “that the report be further submitted to the Office of the Attorney General and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for [...]
December 31, 2021

Belize Territorial Volunteers cook up a barbeque for Belize troops at Southern border

“We are going to prepare a little meal to show appreciation to the troops who defend the Southern border,” said Wil Maheia of the BTV to [...]
December 29, 2021

Trade Union Congress condemns violence; meets with sugar industry stakeholders

It also condemned and asked for the violence that marked the start of the sugar season on Monday, December 27, to be de-escalated.