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Labour Dept. clarifies holiday pay rates

It’s that time of Holy week when people’s minds are already on holiday even though their bodies may not leave town until Thursday afternoon. But for a growing number of [...]

Union tries to organise Venus bus workers

Three weeks ago 90% of the employees at Venus Bus Company became members of the Christian Workers Union. The workers joined the union because they say they are being mistreated [...]

18 month old baby dies in traffic knockdown

An 18-month old baby has become the nation’s latest traffic victim. On Tuesday evening Marnilla Garcia, a 24-year-old mother of five was walking down the main road in Cayo’s Valley [...]

New body to certify agro-exports

Last week in Havana he lambasted the trend towards globalisation as a racket perpetuated by the rich nations against the poor. This week, faced with the reality of a country [...]

Cabinet approves CARICOM protocols

In other news from Belmopan the weekly release from Cabinet indicates that a number of decisions have been made on the national and international fronts. Among them are the approval [...]

Working holiday weekend just part of the job

Earlier in this newscast we heard about the rates of pay the law specifies for work performed over the long Easter weekend. This afternoon I spoke to the workers themselves [...]

Cyclists ready for Saturday

With less than three days to go before the 72nd running of the Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Race, a last minute controversy has arisen over the entry of foreign [...]