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P.U.P. National Executive Discusses Campaign Strategy Ahead of General Elections

The P.U.P. today held a meeting of the National Executive, which also includes standard bearers, to decide a way forward to general elections. But by our count, there were at [...]

Did Representatives Boycott Meeting? Party Leader Says Their Absence is No Big Deal

When P.U.P. leader Francis Fonseca emerged, he said that it was just a regular meeting to discuss the way forward for the Party. And even though he agrees that an [...]

No New National Campaign Manager Named

And what about the post of National Campaign Manager, abruptly vacated by Godfrey Smith? It was believed that when Smith was brought on board in 2014, he would have provided [...]

Day 2 of B.E.W.U. Protest, B.E.L. Addresses Breakdown in Collective Bargaining

Day two of protests took place today during the lunch hour by members of the Belize Energy Workers Union employed at the government controlled Belize Electricity Company. The final round [...]

Energy Workers Union Loses Trust and Confidence in Labor Commissioner

This morning, Marvin Mora, wearing his hat as President of the Belize Energy Workers Union, discussed to issue as he sat on the couch on Open Your Eyes. While disputing [...]

Should G.O.B. Consult Guatemala Over Construction of F.O.B.?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe the government needs to consult with Guatemala over construction of the Forward Operating Base in Belizean territory? Send your comments and [...]

Belizean Minor Found Nude and Beaten in Cancun

Mexican newspapers are reporting that a Belizean minor was found in the nude and in a drunken stupor in a bushy area of Cancun where she has reportedly been in [...]

Mediterranean Fruit Fly Detected in the South

The Mediterranean Fruit Fly has been detected in two areas southern Belize. That’s the report today via a press release from the Belize Agricultural Health Authority, better known as BAHA. [...]

Guatemalan National Charged with Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

Also in the south, a Guatemalan national is in custody tonight for a most disturbing report made last week. He is thirty-eight year old Selvin Giovanni Castro who has been [...]

Motorist Found Dead Near Independence

Police are reporting on a fatal traffic accident in the Stann Creek district. It happened at about two o’clock on Monday afternoon in the outskirts of Independence.  Twenty year old [...]

Are N.T.U.C.B.’s Recommendations to Government Falling on Deaf Ears?

Marvin Mora, the president of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize says that government should proceed with the construction of the forward operating base on the mainland at the [...]

Belize City Mayor on Crime in the Old Capital

By our count there are up to seventy-eight murders since the start of 2015. Most of the homicides are in the Belize District with murder count in the city at [...]

Media Expedition to Port of Honduras

Media personnel were ferried out to a little known – at least to the city-centric journalists – protected area in Southern Belize called the Port Honduras Marine Reserve. The trip [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington Signs Bilateral Agreements with Mexico

A delegation from the Belize Foreign Ministry headed by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington was in Mexico City for the signing of eight bilateral agreements between both countries. Signing on behalf [...]

IMF Releases Statement on Belize’s Economic Outlook

Today, when he appeared on Open Your Eyes, Marvin Mora also spoke on the issue of Belize’s spiraling debts. He said that the unions met with the IMF not too [...]

Hoop Dreams Belize Takes Copa Cancun Tournament by Storm

A team of young students won big at a basketball tournament in Cancun, Mexico. Between the fifteenth and the twentieth, the team played and won all six games in the [...]

An Audio Production Summer Camp for the Musically Inclined

A six-week audio tune program for budding artists and musicians will commence next week Monday at the Department of Youth Services on Regent Street. The program is primarily targeting persons [...]

Sailing Delegation Returns from International North American Championship

Sailing, it is not a sport that would normally make it in our weekly Sports Monday report, but the sport is readily becoming an attraction. A delegation consisting of four [...]