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No breakthrough in talks as strike looms

Rumours are that negotiators are getting closer to a settlement of the dispute between Belize’s unions and Government but tonight we cannot report a breakthrough in the talks. That leaves [...]

No cash from Prosser, only accusations

As if it didn’t have enough to worry about, the Government of Belize is once again under assault over its handling of the telecommunications industry. To the surprise of absolutely [...]

Some merchants caught in price squeeze

While the big boys sort out their multi-million dollar differences, consumers on the ground still face the uncertainty spawned by the February first tax increases and their subsequent–perhaps temporary–repeal. Today [...]

Education Minister tours reopened schools

The Ministry of education has announced that, due to the disruption of classes over the last two weeks, the Primary School Examination has been rescheduled. The new dates are Monday, [...]

Shoman will lead weekend talks with Guatemala

He may be tied up all this week trying to negotiate a settlement in the dispute between Government and the unions but that doesn’t mean GOB negotiator and Minister of [...]

Shooting victim dies of wounds

A Belize City man who was shot in the neck five days ago has succumbed to his injuries. Stanley Coleman died early Tuesday morning at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. [...]

Tourists robbed while canoeing on Macal

And while Belize City figures heavily in the recent crime wave, the seaside municipality is not the only hot spot. Incidents that were left unreleased by the police press office–but [...]

Chinese celebrate year of the chicken

In the mood for a celebration? No, not Valentine?s but an equally symbolic occasion, especially for those Belizeans of Chinese extraction. It?s the start of the Year of the Chicken, [...]