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Civil Aviation Caught Sleeping

The unprecedented move by air traffic controllers, who reportedly called in sick, is being called an industrial action. Service was restored around midday, but by then the damage had been [...]

Air Traffic Controllers Summoned to Meeting

In the wake of that unprecedented situation at the Phillip Goldson International Airport, reports circulated that the air traffic controllers who called in sick on Saturday were refused entry to [...]

P.S.U. Rep. Says There Was No Sickout

At around five-thirty this evening, air traffic controllers and Public Service Union reps finally emerged from their meeting with Civil Aviation officials. As we’ve showed you, those officials have claimed [...]

Civil Aviation Admits Issues Affecting Department

According to Davis, there will be a move by management to try to address critical issues including human resource shortage and salary concerns. This evening, Director of Civil Aviation, Lindsay [...]

Sugar Barge Workers Protest Over “Shilling” Water

Today, thirty-four stevedores working with the Port of Belize refused to board the boat which would take them out to offload the sugar barge, anchored seven miles out. They have [...]

P.B.L. Calls C.W.U. to the Negotiating Table

Vasquez says that if its fresh water that’s the problem, he’s willing to provide it every day. But is there another agenda at play? Currently a collective bargaining agreement with [...]

Cops Play Nice in the City

In its fresh approach to tackle crime, the top brass of eastern division was out in the city last Friday night. But instead of hauling in persons who were breaching [...]

Living Positive Lives

There is a group of young people that is busy doing good works and actively seeking to influence other youths to lead positive lives. The group is made up of [...]

Entrpreneurs Graduate from six week training

Today, six business entrepreneurs graduated from a six-week intensive training program in San Ignacio. The initiative is one aspect of annual programs delivered by the Nancy Marin Youth Foundation, and [...]

General Legal Council Dormant. Who’s to Blame for its Inertia?

On Tuesday attorney Ernest Staine was before the Supreme Court facing committal to prison for the misappropriation of monies belonging to a client. o prison monies belonging to a client.efore [...]

Attorney General Says No Need For General Legal Council

With that explanation, it seems unlikely that the General Legal Council will be operational anytime in the near future. Elrington, in the meantime, is under fire from the Bar Association [...]

Family of Elisa Hunter Sets Record Straight on Financial Compensation

In November 2014, Elisa Hunter was involved in a terrible traffic accident as she crossed the George Price Highway to her workplace. The government vehicle which hit her was the [...]

Sedi Elrington Says Family of Accident Victim Fully Compensated

We repeat that Lesby Hunter is adamant that she doesn’t want anything from Elrington, and just wants to make a point, on principle. But for the sake of a balanced [...]

UNICEF Launches Timeout: Campaigns to End Violence Against Children

Using the common concept of TIME OUT, UNICEF today launched a campaign encouraging adults to stop and think before using violent methods against children. The idea is to prompt adults [...]

Taiwan Donates Musical Instruments to Pallotti

A ten-person delegation from a non-profit organization in Taiwan, “Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation,” is in Belize to spread its mission of love and care. Today they visited Pallotti High School to [...]

COMPOL Whylie Quizzed on Penner Fiasco One Year Later

Today, News Five was at a media workshop involving senior police personnel, and Belize’s top cop was also in attendance. We took the opportunity to ask him about some pending [...]

Is There Still Bad Blood Between Police Department and DPP’s Office?

There has been a well-documented contention between the Police Department and the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. Things came to a head with a memo written by Assistant [...]

Harvest Caye Development on Track for 2015 Tourism High Season

The controversy may have died down, but Norwegian Cruise Line cruise ship port on Harvest Caye in southern Belize is well underway. According to Director of Cruise and Regional Operations, [...]

CitCo Workers to Receive Parcels of Land

Earlier, we showed you Mayor Darrell Bradley engaged in the very spirited defense of the Council’s finances. But there’s more than that going on at the Council. Bradley is also [...]

Kiosk In Front of Assembly Building is Dismantled

Residents in the capital city of Belmopan were up in arms about a wooden structure that was erected on reserve land near the market. Somehow, a clerk at the Belmopan [...]

Police Department Holds Media Training Workshop

Today, senior police officers from formations across the country gathered at Raccoon Street Headquarters for day one of a two-day media workshop. It’s an initiative by Commissioner of Police Allen [...]

Is There Turmoil Brewing Within the Belize Boxing Federation?

The dust seems to have settled at the Belize Body Building and Fitness Federation, but over at the Belize Boxing Federation, a storm is in the making.  Former member of [...]

…President Moses Sulph Responds to Allegations

We contacted the President of the Belize Boxing Federation, Moses Sulph, to comment on the state of the executive. He says that it boils down to a few people not [...]

Eamon Courtenay Says General Legal Counsel is Dysfunctional

The accusation levied against Staine is by no means a rare one where attorneys are concerned. Traditionally, those complaints against attorneys should be taken before the General Legal Counsel, the [...]

Territorial Volunteers Encounter Illegal Guatemalan Fishermen Near Sarstoon

With sustained incursions by Guatemalan poachers into Belizean territory, along its terrestrial borders, a year-round issue for local law enforcement, military and coastguard patrols in the waters off southern Belize [...]