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War of Words between B.N.T.U. and Government; Strike Action Declared

Eleven years ago, in 2005, the Belize National Teachers Union went on a week-long strike joining other organizations in a sustained campaign against government on the economic issues including proposed [...]

B.N.T.U. Plans Meetings with Other Trade Unions

Today, President Luke Palacio said they intended to meet with the other unions to tell their side. He also addressed the warning he gave last week about intending to sue [...]

Can the “Dead” Occupational Safety and Health Bill Be Revived?

In his address to the nation, Prime Minister Dean Barrow gave specific examples of Government’s attempts to compromise with the Belize National Teachers’ Union. One is the Occupational Safety and [...]

Teachers’ Union Bears Down for Strike Action

Palacio confirmed that the strike action is not indefinite. Despite the Union’s own financial issues, he says the teachers are quite willing to make the sacrifices necessary to cut the [...]

P.U.P. Reiterates Support for Teachers and Condemnation of Government

The Prime Minister conceded that he was prepared to increase to two the Opposition representatives on the Senate Select Committee to investigate the Special Audit on the Immigration Department. Today, [...]

Finally! Foreign Affairs Minister Takes On Guatemala At United Nations

Today, Minister of Foreign Affairs addressed the United Nations in a spirited speech touching principally on the Belize-Guatemala dispute. In his address to the seventy-first General Assembly, it was the [...]

Minister Elrington Stands Behind Independent Report On Julio Alvarado Death

Elrington dedicated much time to respond to the Guatemalan President’s statement last week on the shooting incident involving the minor in the Chiquibul. And he didn’t hold back about what [...]

Murder In Cayo: What Happened to Rudolph Selgado on Valley of Peace Road?

The gruesome discovery of a decomposing body in the Valley Peace, Cayo, has shocked the community in the area. Roaring Creek resident, Rudolph Selgado, an employee of BWSL, had been [...]

A Look at the “Dangerous Life of John Mcafee”

Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee aired on Saturday night. The Showtime documentary chronicles the activities of software tech John McAfee while he lived in Belize. The sensational documentary [...]

People’s United Party Unveils Shadow Cabinet at Party Council Meeting

Saturday’s National Party Council meeting of the People’s United Party in Belize City was more of a celebration of the party’s sixty-sixth anniversary of formation in 1950.  But there was [...]

John Briceño Calls B.T.L. Deal “Worst Ever” by a Government

The People’s United Party has been hammering Government on the B.T.L. deal, stating that Belizeans must find five hundred and fifty seven million dollars for a company worth about one [...]

Colombian Company Employs Guatemalans to Fix B.T.L. Network Issues

While on the issue of B.T.L. the state-run company has confirmed that it has contracted the services of Ingetelca to assist with their recovery process following the damages to its [...]

Guatemalans Everywhere – C.O.L.A. Says Beware And Begone!

There is also an online report alleging that one George Orellana, a member of the Board of the National Institute of Culture and History, has Guatemalan origin and close ties [...]

COLA Throws Support Behind Teachers’ Union

The Belize National Teachers’ Union continues to have support from its grassroots partners, including COLA. President Geovannie Brackett says the Union’s demands are just the same as their own, and [...]

P.U.P. to Unveil Good Governance Policy on Party’s 66th Birthday

As we reported earlier, the sixty-sixth anniversary of the formation of the People’s United Party comes up later this week, on Thursday. The Opposition Party will dedicate this day to [...]

Man Appeals For Help After Fire Destroys House

A fire in Belize City destroyed a man’s home and personal belongings. Marlon Usher of Arlington Drive said he was hospitalized so he wasn’t at home when his house was [...]

Man Charged for Robbery of Son of Home Affairs Minister

In court today, a suspect in the robbery of Kyrston Hulse, the son of the Minister of Home Affairs, was robbed at gunpoint on September twenty-second on Marine Parade Boulevard, [...]

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