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Union walks out of talks, threatens strike

It looked like trouble on the waterfront was averted last month when the union and Ports Authority submerged their mutual mistrust and agreed to negotiate in good faith. A month [...]

Hattieville prison guard fired after gun theft

A prison warden has been dismissed after he was found stealing a handgun at Hattieville prison. Noel Sedacy was questioned about the missing weapon after it could not be accounted [...]

Convicts reported on city walkabout

In other prison news residents in the south side of Belize City called News Five to report that a number unsupervised Hattieville inmates were roaming the area around Fabers Road [...]

Governor General attends Taiwan inaugural

He has been there before and today he left on another journey to the Republic of China on Taiwan. Governor General Sir Colville Young departed for Taipei this afternoon to [...]

Fishermen receive conservation education

The television and radio are full of public service announcements warning of the evils of illegal fishing. But is the message getting through to the people who are working out [...]

New stamps celebrate Belizean fruits

The Belize Postal Service received high marks in a recent quality of service survey conducted by the Universal Postal Union. Verlene Arzu, Public Relations Officer for the Post Office, says [...]

E.P. Yorke opens doors to public

Last week at the dedication of several new primary school buildings in the Corozal District, Prime Minister Said Musa said that in the coming years his government would shift its [...]

Book fair turns students on to reading

Ever since Gutenberg’s Bible rolled off the press over five centuries ago, worried parents have lamented that their children don’t read enough. Today I visited one school where instead of [...]