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Standoff between government and teachers

Teachers countrywide have voted resoundingly to hold a national demonstration in Belmopan on January twenty-ninth. And if that doesn’t get government’s attention, then they are prepared to go on strike. [...]

Government shocked by impending demonstration

Negotiations for a collective bargain agreement have been ongoing since 2008, but teachers are unhappy that they have not been able to move forward on the thirty percent salary adjustment [...]

Faber says no impasse; fight is between the N.T.U.C.B. and G.O.B.

As the clock ticks toward February twenty-ninth, Faber says the ministerial committee is not planning on meeting again until the next scheduled meeting because he believes there is no impasse. [...]

P.M. makes no apologies for meeting with gangs

In the wake of the brutal slaying of four reputed George Street Gang affiliates last week, government has come under attack in many quarters for what is considered as the [...]

P.M. also speaks of recent shooting at home of Said Musa

The prime minister also spoke of the recent shooting of his predecessor Said Musa on Tuesday night. Musa told the media at a solidarity gathering at P.U.P. Headquarters that the [...]

Late evening robbery leads to shooting on Coney Drive

Late this evening the gun violence hit close to home. A brazen robbery at a grocery store off Coney Drive close to Channel Five, led to a chase, shootout and [...]

Rosewood, a hot commodity; P.M. weighs in on burning of illegally harvested wood

There is no new discovery of a container or stash of rosewood to report tonight, though it seems that attempts to smuggle illegal rosewood and export it to China these [...]

…While investigations continue, Maya Leaders Alliance say Mayan rights are being violated

Still on the rosewood around five on Thursday evening, two containers containing tons of rosewood flitches were confiscated from the compound of Belize Engineering Company Limited. Officials of the Ministry [...]

Recommendations to end the illegal extraction of rosewood

Coc also made recommendations on how to proceed to put an end to the illegal extraction of the natural resource.   Via Phone: Cristina Coc, Spokesperson, Maya Leaders Alliance “We [...]

Men charged for stolen Ministry of Health vehicle, walk free

It made the headlines when a Government vehicle was stolen from a compound of the Ministry of Health last May eighth. A man caught on surveillance camera, dressed in camouflage [...]

John McAfee, his life story continues

John McAfee…depending on your particular perspective he’s anything from a lovable rogue to a nuisance to a devil in disguise or a demented lunatic. Whatever he really is, and nobody [...]

National Selection A team to say goal against Costa Rica

The national selection A Team left for Costa Rica on Wednesday headed by the president of the F.F.B., the vice-present and the general-secretary. The team is gearing up tonight and [...]

Special Committee selected to deal with escalating crime

Prime Minister touch on a number of hot button issues when we caught up with him at the Best Western Hotel earlier today. PM Barrow was there for a meeting [...]

Sedi versus Darrell; can council withhold licenses legally for nonpayment of taxes?

From the burial services takeover to the massive congestion of city streets, the Belize City Council always seems to be in the center of unwelcome controversy. Today is no different, [...]

Traffic congestion caused by months of street work by City Council

Street works around the City, have been causing delays in traffic for months but this morning, trying to get to work, school or almost everywhere else, was absolute madness. The [...]