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GSU Boss Mark Flowers at Centre of Land Controversy

The quaint village of Blackman Eddy is the second smallest village in the Cayo South Constituency. Located at mile fifty-seven on the George Price Highway, the village is home to [...]

Flashback – George Price Speaks on Territorial Sovereignty

At the top of our newscast, we showed you the BTV-led trip to the Sarstoon Island where they, along with a handful of Belizeans and the media, planted the Belize [...]

Hubert Elrington Says Petrocaribe Going Soon

Appearing on the Dickie Bradley Special on Monday, Hubert Elrington, a former U.D.P. Minister, blasted the government, claiming that there is absolutely nothing to cheer about under this administration. Not [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Moving Toward Firm Stance on Petrocaribe

Earlier this year the Belize National Teachers Union (B.N.T.U.) announced that they were holding countrywide consultations with their members about the Petro Caribe Bill 2015. The consultations were a part [...]

Marvin Mora Says the Union is Monitoring Situation at B.S.I.

And where does the N.T.U.C.B. stand on the issues of the workers and B.S.I./ASR? President Marvin Mora says that the concerns of the Belize Workers Union have been brought to [...]

Guatemalan Poachers Fish in Belizean Waters

Gillnetting is a common fishing method that is closely monitored and regulated by fisheries management and enforcement agencies. Unfortunately, the practice used by commercial fishermen is not adequately controlled, despite [...]

Receiver Says Port has Made Progress

Since it went into receivership in 2012, reports of the purchase of the Port of Belize have circulated. Earlier this year, we told you that at least one local businessman [...]

L.I.C.U. Hosts Fiery Special General Meeting

There is a dark cloud of controversy and contention over the La Inmaculada Credit Union following a special general meeting held Saturday in Orange Walk. That meeting was demanded by [...]

Has Senator Ray Davis Been Booted?

Ray Davis – is he in or out as senator for the unions? Well, our sources say he’s out, but when we spoke with President of the National Trade Union [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Says FM Elrington was Disrespectful

And what is the position of the unions in respect of the Belize Territorial Volunteers’ recent encounter with the Guatemalan Military near the Sarstoon Island? President of the N.T.U.C.B. says [...]

B.T.V. Heads to Sarstoon Tomorrow

A small detail of territorial volunteers, led by Wil Maheia, is headed to Sarstoon Island on Tuesday morning again.  The trip is the first of several planned visits to the [...]

B.E.W.U. Awaiting B.E.L.’s Response to Proposed Agreement

Exactly one month ago, we spoke with Marvin Mora, wearing his hat as President of the BEWU.  Mora said that the union was cautiously optimistic after meeting with Minister of [...]

I.L.O. Facilitates Workshop in Belize City

A national bipartite workshop facilitated by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the Caribbean Employers’ Confederation (CEC) and the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) was held today at [...]

G.O.B. Certified in Information Security Management

The Government of Belize has received a certification from the International Organization for Standardization for meeting the universal requirements of information security management.   The yearlong program commenced in August 2014 [...]

Tourism Arrivals Slightly Up in June and July

The numbers for tourist arrivals between January and July have been released and, according to the Belize Tourism Board, those figures are showing an improvement.  Overnight arrivals saw a one [...]

SanCas Realty Unveiled in Belize

Christie’s is one of the world oldest and most prestigious art auction houses, but it is also a certified powerhouse in the real estate industry – high-end real estate. That’s [...]

Deputy ComPol Miguel Segura Sued by Family of Deceased Accident Victim

Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, who remains on interdiction, following a fatal road traffic accident on August sixteenth, 2014, is being sued by the family of Yolanda Valencia.  The [...]

Eastern Division Receives Donation of Surveillance Equipment

The Eastern Division of the Police Department is the recipient of some much needed donation of surveillance equipment and other items to assist with intelligence-led policing methods. The donation, valued [...]

Northern Territorial Volunteers Meet with PM Barrow

This morning, three representatives from the Northern Territorial Volunteers met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow at his Belize City office. The NTV is a different entity from the Belize Territorial [...]

PM – Any Assertion of Sovereignty Should be Handled by B.D.F. and Diplomatic Corps

At a press conference on Wednesday, PM Barrow sent out an appeal that any assertion of sovereignty should be left to the military and to diplomats. B.D.F. Commander, Brigadier-General David [...]

Did B.T.V. Trek Change Status Quo of Military Encounters in Sarstoon?

Apart from accusing the BTV of endangering the lives of his soldiers, Brigadier General Jones goes further to blame them for the aggression of Guatemalan soldiers at the Sarstoon, claiming [...]

What’s Next for Territorial Volunteers?

So what’s next for the Northern Territorial Volunteers? Another expedition, of course! But it likely will not be back to the Sarstoon or to the Gracias a Dios border marker [...]

Prime Minister and B.D.F. Commander Sing From Different Hymn Books

The first release from the National Security Council, issued just before the expedition on Sunday, broke the news of “countless encounters” between the B.D.F. and Guatemalan military. The release speaks [...]

Wil Maheia Challenges B.D.F. to Build F.O.B. at Sarstoon

Brigadier General Jones has gone on record to say that the mutual relationship between the Guatemalan and Belizean armed forces is now vulnerable, thanks to the unsolicited trek to Sarstoon [...]

Failed Foreign Policies to Blame for B.T.V. Confrontation, Says V.I.P.

At a press conference held this morning, Vision Inspired by the People presented its position on what transpired in the Sarstoon over the weekend.  According to Paco Smith, the confrontation [...]