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Sedi Says Sarstoon Island Controversy was Discussed Informally at O.A.S. Meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington arrived back in country today after working visits in both Washington and Mexico. Just before he left last Thursday, in an exclusive interview with News [...]

V.I.P. Joins N.T.U.C.B., “Forward with Coastguard F.O.B. in Sarstoon!”

But with the construction of the F.O.B. on hold, the Vision Inspired by the People is joining the National Trade Union Congress of Belize in demanding that the coast guard [...]

Why Should O.A.S. Intercede in F.O.B. Brouhaha?

The bold move by the N.T.U.C.B., according to Rogers, is an about-face from the trade union’s flip-flop on the Petrocaribe issue.   Patrick Rogers, Vision Inspired by the People “I [...]

Belize Won’t Go to the ICJ Without Referendum – Minister of Foreign Affairs

Those comments by the Vision Inspired by the People have also been expressed, to a large extent and just as vocally, by the National Trade Union Congress of Belize and [...]

Belize Isn’t Prepared to Cede a Blade of Grass to Guatemala

And then there has been speculation that there exists a secret document which envisions, in some form or fashion, both countries going to the ICJ without going to a referendum. [...]

Minister of Labor Calls on B.E.W.U. on Day 3 of Protest

Just about an hour before taking to the streets on the final day of a series of protests which began on Monday, BEWU President Marvin Mora received a telephone call [...]

Union Members Say No Twenty Percent Raise Since 2011

In an interview with B.E.L.’s Public Relations Manager on Tuesday, Vonetta Burrell informed that the company ensured that its employees were being paid, despite losing money consistently since 2011.   According [...]

Is B.E.L. Willing to Honor Union’s Salary Demands?

The break in negotiation has left a bitter taste in the mouth of the union.  Mora says if B.E.L. has no intention of adjusting the wages of its employees, it [...]

P.U.P. Standard Bearers Meet Following No-Show at Independence Hall

In political news, at least twelve standard bearers and some executive members of the People’s United Party boycotted on Tuesday a meeting at Independence Hall. We are told the absence [...]

Is Kelvin Usher Really Dead? Autopsy on Unidentified Remains Still Pending

The charred remains of a man were found about four hundred feet from the Bermudian Landing Bridge since last Saturday.  But are the remains that of Kelvin Usher, a Ladyville [...]

Investigation into Fatal Hope Creek Shooting Continues; No Interdiction of Officers

It’s been almost two weeks since Hope Creek resident, Leopold Myvette, was shot and killed in the south by police officers attached to the Dangriga Police Formation. Police say that [...]

Lyson Cacho Arraigned for Murder of Belize City DJ

Back on Sunday, March first, 2015, gunmen ambushed two men on Periwinkle Street in the Saint Martin de Porres area of Belize City. A day after the shooting, one man [...]

V.I.P. Says No to ICJ – Outlines Case Against Going to UN Court…

The longstanding territorial dispute, in the context of a resolution by the International Court of Justice, has remained a contentious matter in the public domain as well as for the [...]

…Parallel Drawn Between Belize/Guatemala Dispute and Bakassi Peninsula

Interestingly, Rogers uses a 2002 judgment in favor of Cameroon as a case study for the crux of his argument.  A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon, involving the Bakassi [...]

Sedi on Bilateral Agreements Signed with Mexico

During a working visit which culminated in Mexico, Foreign Minister Elrington also signed eight bilateral agreements with that country on issues including energy management, social security, intellectual property protection and [...]

B.T.B. Certifies Tour Operators at FST Zone

A third cohort of provisional tour guides are now fully trained to operate in the Fort George Tourism Zone.  At a brief ceremony, the Belize Tourism Board presented them with [...]

Technicians Complete Training Program in Audio Engineering 101

A mixing board can be overwhelming for its number of knobs, inputs or outputs. And if you are in the industry you would know that there has been a shortage [...]

Prakash Project Arrives in Belize

Prakash Project…it’s a music event, but not the regular concert – that’s being held on the grounds of the Om Shanti Yoga Center on Princess Margaret Drive Belize City. The [...]

Cancer Patient Richard Smith in Dire Need of Public Assistance

A Belize City mother is asking for the public’s assistance to help get her son to Loma Luz Hospital in Cayo. Hilda McKoy says that her twenty seven year old [...]

Grieving Mother of Deceased Cancer Patient is Thankful for Public Support

But Angela Smith has lost her battle to cancer. Back in March, her mother Michelle Smith was at our studios asking for assistance for Angela, who was diagnosed with cancer [...]