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Thousands of union members demonstrate in Belize’s Capital

Less than two weeks ago, teachers from all ten B.N.T.U. branches countrywide voted by secret ballot to participate in a national demonstration. The decision was almost unanimous and it would [...]

B.N.T.U., N.T.U.C.B. and APSSM rally at the Assembly Building

After marching on the ring road, the gigantic crowd headed to Independence Hill for a three hour rally of speeches by branch representatives and other union leaders. Their cry was [...]

Can G.O.B. find cash for salary adjustments?

Over six hundred and thirty-nine persons voted on our last question on whether government was attempting to union bust. An overwhelming seventy percent voted yes and thirty percent said no. [...]

Mass shutdown of schools on protest day

While all the action was in Belmopan, the city was relatively quiet.  An overwhelming number of teachers answered the B.N.T.U.’s call for action. Here in the City, only a few [...]

APSSM past president says P.M. has power to make changes

While teachers and the B.N.T.U. took center stage through sheer numbers, the demonstration had the explicit support of the Public Service Union and the Association of Public Service Senior Managers. [...]

First murder trial without jury in session

The first murder trial without jury kicked off today before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. Twenty-two year old Nicolai Rhys, the son of a police corporal, is accused of murdering reputed [...]

Suspect charged for murder of San Pedro resident

  On Saturday, twenty-five year old San Pedro boat captain, Byron Estrada, was butchered inside a popular nightclub on the island. Estrada was stabbed twenty-two times inside the bathroom of [...]

Faber redux: Minister’s forgotten protest

As far as the union negotiations go, the buck stops at Prime Minister Dean Barrow, but the man in the hot seat is Minister of Education, Patrick Faber. His name [...]

Education Minister denied UB student government claims

Following that trip down memory lane, Minister Faber also spoke about a more recent incident at the national university, U.B. The University of Belize’s student government led a protest on [...]

Guatemalan Foreign Ministry investigation; President says country at a disadvantage in taking claim to ICJ

  The Guatemalan press is today reporting that President Otto Perez Molina has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to investigate who should have had Guatemalan’s best interest at heart, [...]

APAMO condemns violence at Ya’axché Conservation Trust office

Last week, the Minister of Forestry, Lisel Alamilla, disclosed that someone had shot at the offices of the Ya’axche Conservation Trust in Golden Stream. Today, the Association of Protected Areas [...]

Dad pleads for help with daughter’s leukemia

Times are tough for a lot of people and many can ill afford medical attention. From time to time, they turn to the media to get exposure to their cause. [...]