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Unions prepare for Belmopan protest

They reserved the right to strike under a February agreement with Government if their demands for no new taxes were not met. And on Friday, member organisations of the National [...]

N.T.U.C.B. and Chamber sign cooperation agreement

Although the unions were busy planning for their protest in Belmopan, this afternoon they took time out to join with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry to sign a [...]

Beyond ?no new taxes? Chamber unclear on tax reform

At that point the Chamber’s executive director, Kevin Herrera, took a stab at answering the question: “What type of tax system does the Chamber want?” Kevin Herrera, General Manager, B.C.C.I. [...]

Domestic quarrel ends in man?s death

If you’ve ever been involved in a domestic relationship you know that two lives merged into one household does not always result in bliss. But while most marital disputes eventually [...]

Thief jacks payroll for poor

Meanwhile Belize City police continue to seek a runaway robber who jacked more than five thousand dollars from members of the Human Development Department. According to the authorities, just after [...]

Community helps solve crime

Police in Ladyville say that thanks to the community’s help, a suspected burglar is behind bars. Reports are that on Wednesday, residents of the area called in to the station [...]

Second new polyclinic opens in city

One week ago we reported on the re-opening of the freshly refurbished Matron Roberts Polyclinic on the south side of Belize City. Today ceremonies were held for the re-opening of [...]

Women?s basketball league is about more than sport

It’s a unique approach but this month local women activists are hoping that basketball will help take women off the back bench of society and onto the court of life [...]

PACT challenge targets Chiquibul

The organisation known as PACT has for years been funding initiatives nationwide to help grass-roots groups manage, develop and preserve protected areas. This week PACT is doing something a little [...]