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P.U.P. Condemns Statement and Stance of FM Wilfred Elrington

The Foreign Minister’s speech to the United Nations in New York on Friday is causing a firestorm.  While it is not the first time that Wilfred “Sedi’’ Elrington has come [...]

Fonseca Says Belizeans Must Consider Nation’s Sovereignty on Election Day

Is the People’s United Party attempting to capitalize on what is being described as the foreign minister’s blunder?  General elections are just a month away and whatever can be used [...]

Former P.U.P. Mayoral Candidate Defects

The U.D.P. sent out a release this morning which was followed by a response from the P.U.P.  The U.D.P. release announces that the former defeated mayoral candidate in Belmopan, Jose [...]

S.S.B. Employees Protest over Clothing Allowance

Today, employees of the Social Security Board from all branches countrywide protested for half an hour during their lunch break. The organization provides its employees with uniforms every eighteen months, [...]

CWU President Says S.S.B. Management Ignoring Rules

Matura-Shepherd says that the reason the employees waited to receive their uniforms is because it is only at that point that they could calculate how much they believe they are [...]

S.S.B./CWU Negotiate Employees’ CBA

When we spoke to CWU President Audrey Matura-Shepherd in the wake of the S.S.B. protest this afternoon, she emphasized that the protest was not over the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Still, [...]

S.S.B. Chairman Says Board is Cooperating Fully with CWU

Singh says any question of salary should not hold up the process since the framework places discussions on non-financials first. The CWU has condemned the S.S.B. for what they say [...]

OW Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Vicious Beating

According to our records, since the start of the year, there have been five murders in the northern municipality of Orange Walk. On Friday night, that count went up by [...]

Skeletal Remains Found Near Springfield Community

There is another case of murder that the police will have to crack. Over the weekend, the remains of man were found stuffed in a sack in a community on [...]

Guinea Grass Man Chopped for Money

But back to Orange Walk where twenty-four year old Jose Antonio Zepeda Junior of Guinea Grass Village was chopped to the forehead last Friday. Zepeda Junior claims that after nine [...]

OW Police Try to Identify Robbers Through Surveillance Video

Just before ten on Friday night, two thieves, believed to be Belize City residents pounced on a Chinese Grocery Shop in Trial Farm, Orange Walk. While the robbers have not [...]

COLA Takes Aim at Elrington…AGAIN

Since delivering a lengthy address before the UN General Assembly on Friday, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington has been raked over the coals for failing to properly address the Belize-Guatemala dispute.  [...]

COLA President Urges Pickstock Voters To Sack Elrington

COLA’s endgame since going on the offensive a few weeks ago is the removal of Sedi Elrington as Belize’s Foreign Minister, but that is a moot point because elections are [...]

CWU/POB Agree On CBA Framework

Port of Belize Limited and the Christian Workers Union have reached significant accord in the framework to negotiating the CBA governing stevedores. That’s good news in a negotiating process which [...]

CWU President Says FCIB Operating in Bad Faith

Where the negotiation with First Caribbean International Bank is concerned the news is not as good. Matura-Shepherd told News Five that the bank continues to operate in bad faith, so [...]

Football, Basketball and Cycling Updates on Sports Monday

Good evening I am James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Yesterday’s PLB matchup between the Champions Verdes FC and Police United inside the Norman Broaster Stadium proved to [...]