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Breaking News: Dead Body Found in Corozal

At news time tonight, there are reports from Corozal that a body, believed to be that of a U.S. national, has washed ashore near the Finca Solana area. A white [...]

Another McAfee Associate Accuses Showtime of Coercion for Documentary

Gringo, a documentary by Showtime producers on the life of John MacAfee, airs this Saturday on the US network. But before that happens controversy is already raging. Producers Nannette Burstein [...]

Attorney Says He May Release Documents Proving Coercion

The fifth person to come forward is Edward McKoy of twenty-six Dean Street in Belize City; he is a former security personnel employed by McAfee, who claims he was paid [...]

B.N.T.U. and G.O.B. – Can They Work It Out?

Thursday’s four and a half hour meeting between the Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, and members of the Belize National Teachers’ Union concluded just around news time. From the immediate reactions [...]

Billion-dollar B.T.L.? Prime Minister Says It Can Happen by 2030

As we reported on Thursday night in our interview with Prime Minister Dean Barrow following a meeting with the Belize National Teachers Union, he appeared not to be concerned by [...]

P.M. Promises To Fix Superbond Before He Leaves Office

Still on finances….this week we learned that Belize faces greater than ever economic strain, due to the expanding debt issues the country faces. Not the least of these is the [...]

Caye Caulker Fishermen Make Public Plea for Help After Earl

Hurricane Earl swept through Belize since August but months later the damages left in its trail are multiplying. Several of eighteen fishermen on the island of Caye Caulker say they [...]

Marathon Meeting Between B.N.T.U. and the Prime Minister

The Belize National Teacher’s Union and the Prime Minister are meeting at this time at the Biltmore Plaza. The marathon meeting started at two p.m. and continues as government attempts [...]

San Pedro Resident Fatally Stabbed on Independence Day Morning

Official Independence Day ceremonies were held countrywide, but in San Ignacio, the day was tainted by violence. There were two stabbing incidents at the same venue on Hudson Street in [...]

Two-on-Two Knife Fight Took Place Outside Same Night Club

Within less than twenty-four hours, around one a.m. today, two men were also stabbed after they exited the same nightclub on Hudson Street. Benjamin Pinelo and Antonio Aldana were involved [...]

The View from Belmopan on Independence Day

Belize marked the thirty-fifth anniversary of Independence this past Wednesday. This September twenty-first comes at a major crossroads, when much of the nation is agitating for change and there is [...]

B.N.T.U. Says It Is Going Back to Consult its Members

Just moments ago, the marathon meeting between Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the Belize National Teachers’ Union’s Council of Management concluded. This is after four and a half hours of [...]

Prime Minister Says Meeting Clarified a Number of Issues

Shortly after Palacio’s interview with the press, Prime Minister Dean Barrow came down and addressed what he discussed with the teachers, much of which he had already responded to in [...]

4 ex-John McAfee Associates Admit They Lied About Tycoon for Documentary

Gringo, it’s the anticipated documentary about John McAfee, the eccentric millionaire, which is airing this Saturday on Showtime. But like most things in McAfee’s life, there are twists and turns [...]

Dunkeld and Government Told to Work Out B.T.L. Settlement

A three-judge panel of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) this morning advised attorneys representing Dunkeld International Investments, The B.T.L. Employees Trust and the Government of Belize to work out [...]

Did Government Underpay the First Instalment of Arbitration Award?

The Government has said that the tribunal divided the award into a forty-sixty ratio; forty percent of the total representing the non-Accommodation Agreement portion and sixty percent representing the Accommodation [...]

Government’s Move to Sidestep Provision of Agreement Backfired

It was left to Senior Counsel Denys Barrow to defend Government’s actions. He explained that Government assumed that whatever was left in the second payment would be sufficient to cover [...]

How Will B.T.L. Arbitration Affect Belize’s Currency Position?

There were differing views on whether the Government can adhere to paying the remaining portion of the award due to Dunkeld in U.S. dollars, and should have paid the first [...]

Financial Secretary Confirms Government Must Borrow Millions More for Arbitration Award

But the concern over the cash crunch is real for Financial Secretary Joseph Waight, who confirmed that Government must borrow further to complete the second payment for the B.T.L. Arbitration [...]

Junior Minister Has No Qualms with B.N.T.U. Belmopan Demonstration

On Monday, thousands of teachers demonstrated in Belmopan in their Stand Up For Belize Campaign. Among the many national issues ventilated was the Auditor General’s report on the Immigration Department [...]

Elodio Aragon Jr. Warns Teachers over Consequences of Actions

Across the country, some schools were opened, but classrooms were empty and in other cases, the buildings were closed for the day. Still yet, we found students at some schools, [...]

Teachers Rally by the Thousands in Belmopan

The Belize National Teachers’ Union has gained quite the reputation for bringing the heat to Government leaders on both sides of the political divide. And while rain may have changed [...]

Belize City’s Schools Shutdown Due To Protest

With most of the nation’s teachers away in Belmopan, students in Belize City got a day-off. Our tour of the Old Capital found that many schools, like Saint Joseph’s R.C. [...]

Paul “Chicken Dread” Ferguson Detained by Police at End of Protest

The teachers’ appearance on Independence Hill was peaceful and without trouble, but what happened after its conclusion wasn’t. Belize City vendor and noted P.U.P. supporter Paul “Chicken Dread” Ferguson decided [...]

B.N.T.U. Prepares for Meeting with Prime Minister

The Teachers’ Union is preparing for a busy week ahead, and not just in the classroom. According to National President Luke Palacio, they have invited the Prime Minister to a [...]