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New ?sin taxes? mean higher prices

There are developments on the labour front tonight as Belize’s unions and private sector meet with government and amongst themselves. But while the strike by teachers and public officers continues [...]

GOB replies to union requests

As promised, the Government of Belize has responded to suggestions made by the NTUCB on where new tax revenues can be found and other proposals under the category of good [...]

Teachers hold out for demands

Outside of the negotiating rooms the nation’s striking unions were busy keeping up the pressure…and the morale of their membership. Patrick Jones reports on what the teachers were up to [...]

Chamber signs off on reforms

On Monday night, approximately two hundred and fifty members of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry attended a special general meeting to decide on their next plan of action. [...]

Another murder rocks Belize City

He didn’t realize as he watched last night’s news story on the murder of Arthur Crawford that within a short time he would become the latest victim in a series [...]

Two charged in Crawford killing

Some three hours after his picture was shown on this newscast Monday Night, twenty-two year old Charles Hinds walked in to the Queen Street Police Station and handed himself into [...]

Landlord shot as he collects rent

Forty-one year old Marconi Leal is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the chest around ten on Monday night. The shooting occurred just as Leal was collecting [...]

Ex con says prison reforms work

The news this week–and on countless other weeks–has been full of violent crime; murders and shootings in particular. A few days ago we were visited by a man who is [...]