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U.D.P. plans civil disobedience to force elections

With the phones disconnected at B.T.L., a contempt of court ruling hanging over its head in Miami, investigations probing misconduct at S.S.B. and D.F.C., a dangerously low credit rating, and [...]

Workers, phones still out at B.T.L.

While the politicians plotted strategy the people at the centre of the immediate crisis–the workers at B.T.L.–continued to play haul and pull with the authorities. News’s Patrick Jones reports. Patrick [...]

Teachers will meet to decide on course of action

While students of tertiary level institutions have demonstrated their support for the B.T.L. workers, this afternoon, unionised teachers from the Belize District threw their collective support behind the telecom workers. [...]

Family mourns death in traffic mishap

The Northern Highway has claimed the life of a twenty-six year old man, one week before what was supposed to be the happiest weekend of his life. As News Five’s [...]

Lack of phones cripples ambulance service

While the family of Daniel Castillo may speculate on whether a functioning phone system would have prevented their tragic loss, there is no doubt that one of the most troubling [...]

Security guard charged in two deaths at Chalillo

The crime occurred far enough off the beaten path that even under the best conditions, details would have been slow to surface. But thanks to the lack of phone service [...]

13-year-old drowns during outing

Another child has drowned, this time in Cayo. And while police investigate the circumstances, the mother of thirteen-year-old Adela Vansen wants an explanation from her child’s caregivers. Adela and five [...]

Three attacks leave five injured

Tonight Belize City police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that have left four men hospitalized. According to police, the first shots were fired around eight on Friday night near [...]

Three families homeless after Pickstock fire

While the ongoing political dramas have dominated the headlines, other more routine events continued to unfold. In Belize City, firemen were pressed into action early Monday morning on Pickstock Street [...]

BAHA seeks safer food

Everybody has a role to play in food safety. That’s the message being delivered this week as The Belize Agricultural Health Authority and the Public Health Bureau launch a food [...]

Ministry highlights sustainable development

For the first time, the Ministry of Natural Resources has set aside a week to raise awareness about the work they do to promote sustainable development. Over the next five [...]

Water company, city open new park

It took three months to complete, but the children of Belize City’s southside have another park to enjoy. The facility overlooks the Haulover Creek just behind the Belize City Centre [...]