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Another day of empty classrooms

When we last checked in with members of the Belize National Teachers Union they were being dragged from the area in front of the National Assembly building following various acts [...]

Teachers will stay out indefinitely

And what of the future? We caught up with B.N.T.U. president Anthony Fuentes and he told us that his union will be meeting on Tuesday with the Prime Minister…but until [...]

Backbenchers lambaste budget…

They voted against the Government’s budget at Friday’s House Meeting but an early adjournment by the P.M. denied them the right to explain their votes. Today PUP backbenchers Mark Espat [...]

…and express support for unions

For Lake I representative Cordel Hyde, it was all about the welfare of his constituents. Cordel Hyde, Area Representative, Lake Independence ?Let me say upfront that I stand in full [...]

Espat/Hyde budget would hit businesses, beer lovers

Following their prepared statements, Hyde and Espat spoke to the press. Stewart Krohn ?Can you describe a scenario that would see you back in the Cabinet and see the present [...]

Employer charged in employee’s murder

A fatal shooting that took place in Belize City over the weekend may have taken place in a shop, but it was definitely not your usual homicide. Jacqueline Woods has [...]

City hospital robbed, Cayo man shot

Police have detained two people and are looking for another in connection with the holdup of Universal Health Services over the weekend. According to the institution’s manager of supplies, on [...]

Compol says he was in command on Friday

The video footage is now part of the nation’s folklore of rebellion, right up there with the Tower Hill Bridge and streets of Benque Viejo. But if you thought that [...]

Juventus and Calcutta draw in BPFL opener

James Adderley, Reporting Good evening, I?m James Adderley and we welcome you to this week?s version of Sports Monday. And we?ll start off by saying I?ve got my football now, [...]