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Belize Energy Workers Union accuses B.E.L. of union busting

There is more trouble for B.E.L., and it is not coming from the P.U.C. This time it’s from the Belize Energy Workers Union that is fighting with the utility company [...]

P.M. responds to conflict between B.E.L. and B.E.W.U.

With all eyes on the B.E.W.U. News Five caught up with Prime Minister Barrow this morning and got his reaction on remarks from the union that it is restraining itself [...]

…and meets with B.E.L. C.E.O. Lynn Young over conflict

And in respect of the differences between the Public Utilities Commission and the company, all is not lost and the tone this morning sounded conciliatory. According to Barrow, he’s encouraged [...]

P.M.: public officers are responsible for corruption at Lands Dept.

Allegations of questionable deals at the Lands Department, including the leasing out of portions of the Caribbean Sea and numerous other cases, have come under the microscope. And while the [...]

Bidding for upgrade of Marion Jones Sporting Complex underway

Sporting activities which used to take place at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex on Princess Margaret Drive have been diverted to other stadiums or even to the city streets since [...]

Murder suspect freed after prosecution drops charge

A man accused of murder walked free today when the case for the prosecution fell apart. Twenty-seven year old Delford Slusher spent two years in jail but Justice Adolph Lucas [...]

Prison officer behind bars after incident on the basketball court

Also in the courts, the tables have turned on a prison officer and he now finds himself behind bars. Deayroll Dougal appeared before Magristrate Edd P. Usher today charged with [...]

Man accused of Western Union robbery slapped with 14 charges

Also in court, Magistrate Sharon Fraser threw the book at twenty-two year old Brandon Taylor, who is charged in connection with an Attempted Robbery at Western Union. Police believe Taylor [...]

P.M. says getting a Solicitor General may take a while

As we have reported, the office of the Solicitor General has been vacant since June of 2008 when Tanya Herwanger resigned. And it might stay that way a while longer. [...]

St. Catherine Dental Clinic robbed

Police have made no arrests in Tuesday morning’s hold-up of the Saint Catherine Dental Clinic located beside the K.H.M.H. Forty-four year old receptionist, Rita Douglas of Lake I, reports that [...]

Students leave classrooms for Education expos countrywide

The spotlight was on standard-one students on Tuesday as measurements for the National Height Census were taken among children between the ages of six and nine. The results of that [...]