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Day 1 of strike finds most workers at work

In terms of numbers, they form the two largest components of Belize’s increasingly restive union movement. So when after days of suspense the Belize National Teachers Union and Public Service [...]

Attendance weak, but schools stay open

One reason for the light attendance at Battlefield Park may have been that a majority of the city’s teachers and public officers declined to participate in the walkout. News 5′s [...]

Protests are small outside city

Although Belize City has been the focal point of the most recent civil unrest, in other parts of the country various union and citizens’ groups have also mounted protests. This [...]

B.T.L. workers press for ownership

If viewers are sometimes confused over exactly what the current national crisis is all about, don’t feel bad; we’re not always sure either. While the main thrust of protesters now [...]

D.P.P. drops charge against Trujeque

In related news, the Director of Public Prosecutions today dropped charges against B.T.L.’s Human Resources Manager, Dale Trujeque. According to D.P.P. Kirk Anderson, he was never notified or consulted by [...]

Belizean scholar in Trinidad takes his own life

Many Belizeans are in shock tonight following the death of one of our brightest scholars in Trinidad and Tobago. Seventeen-year-old Rishi Cummins was a Belizean student at the University of [...]

Four-year-old fights for life at K.H.M.H.

In much of our reporting over the last several weeks, we have used the word crisis to describe the situation now facing the country. But the following story, reported by [...]