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Strike deadline extended in B.T.L. labour dispute

If you were anticipating a labour strike in the local telecommunications industry today, you can relax because it didn’t happen. Turns out a technicality has pushed any plans for industrial [...]

Dissident B.T.L. board meeting thwarted; Prosser cries foul

In other news from the B.T.L. front, it was hardly a surprise, but after the Government of Belize and Michael Ashcroft appointed directors of Belize Telecommunications Limited failed to show [...]

CARICOM, SICA sign joint plan of action

On January first, Belize assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the Central American Integration System, SICA. From the get-go Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Courtenay, maintained that his [...]

Two seriously injured in Stann Creek road accident

The latest in a disturbing series of collisions between motor vehicles and pedestrians occurred yesterday in the Stann Creek District. Today, I visited the victims at the K.H.M.H. Jacqueline Godwin, [...]

Late news: woman dead in W. Hwy. crash

In related news, around seven on Wednesday night san Ignacio police were at another accident scene between miles sixty-seven and sixty-eight. At the crash site, authorities observed a blue Toyota [...]

Post Office driver charged in fatal Ladyville knockdown

Following the death of an elderly man in a traffic accident on the Northern Highway, police have arrested and charged the driver involved. According to court reports, this morning forty-five [...]

Tourism Minister’s practices don’t follow policies

The Belize Tourism Board today hosted the nation’s first ever Tourism Summit. The well attended meeting featured a strong roster of international speakers who focussed on such issues as the [...]

Ground broken on San Ignacio health facility

Following official ground breaking ceremonies in the Cayo District, contractors are now implementing the first stages of construction for the new San Ignacio Community Hospital. The site is located on [...]

E.U. contributes to sugar, banana industry

In addition to the groundbreaking in Cayo, two major initiatives by the European Union for the sugar and banana industry were formalised today in Belmopan. Signing for Belize was Prime [...]

Car burns in King’s Park

A King’s Park resident is without his car tonight as around five-thirty this evening it literally went up in smoke. Eduardo Castillo, a friend of the owner, explains what happened. [...]

Scouts inaugurate computer room

It’s not an organisation that runs to the media everyday for publicity, but quietly, in its own solid way, Belize’s Scouting movement has been making its mark for the better [...]