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B.N.T.U. strike action continues into seventh day on Wednesday

The strike by teachers continue in the headlines tonight and we can confirm that the B.N.T.U. remains unmoved. This Wednesday, there will be a seventh day of strike action by [...]

Prime Minister calls B.N.T.U. to meeting

As we said there may be a resolution to the industrial action because just before six o’clock this evening, the Prime Minister responded to the Belize National Teachers Union in [...]

B.N.T.U. gets support from the Caribbean Union of Teachers

The B.N.T.U.’s strike got major support today from the region, the Caribbean Union of Teachers has written to the Prime Minister appealing to him to seek to bring an amicable [...]

Cayo teachers steadfast as strike continues

As the strike continues into its seventh day; across the country schools remained closed. In the west this morning teachers met for an update on the evolving situation. Their mantra [...]

San Pedro teachers walk streets of La Isla Bonita

Schools were also closed on San Pedro but it does not mean teachers were not engaged. This morning a sea of green overtook the island. Our friends at the San [...]

Teachers’ Union should request N.T.U.C.B. meet, its president says

Late on Friday evening, the Prime Minister upset the B.N.T.U. applecart by throwing into the mix the National Trade Union Congress of Belize.  The PM wrote to both saying that [...]

Alfonso Noble pickets B.N.T.U.; asks that teachers go back to classrooms

We’re not sure what to call this morning’s march from Cinderella Plaza to the headquarters of the Belize National Teacher’s Union in Belize City. Was it a protest – when [...]

Ashley Clarke murdered in Belmopan

It was a bloody weekend, three persons were murdered; in the nation’s capital, in the west and in a southern community. A violent confrontation between a group of persons socializing [...]

Homeless Cayo man found stabbed to death

A homeless person was also murdered over the weekend in San Ignacio Town.  The vagrant, later identified as Benjamin Gomez, was discovered lying on a bench at a bus stop [...]

One charged for murder of Guatemalan in Bella Vista

In the third murder, one man, Orlando Cedios, has been charged and will appear in court on Wednesday for the murder of a twenty-one year old Guatemalan national, Edilsar Mendez, [...]

Five Belize City men shot in separate incidents

The holiday weekend was quiet in terms of crime in Belize City, but it didn’t start out that way. There were two shooting incidents within minutes of each other in [...]

Minister’s son got big money for prime land at Haulover

Among the demands of good governance that the B.N.T.U. is agitating for involves the fight against corruption in government. Back in October 2013, Prime Minister Dean Barrow publicly admitted that [...]

P.U.P. pulls out of Senate Select Committee on Immigration

The People’s United Party confirmed via press release today that its Senator will not be participating in the Special Senate Select Committee on Immigration set to meet on Wednesday. The [...]

Senator Valerie Woods says party is standing on principle, like Dean Barrow

Is the P.U.P., like the U.D.P. did when it refused to participate in the 2005 inquiry into Social Security, hurting itself and the people of Belize by reducing the number [...]

Chamber to go to Senate meeting under protest

The senate committee has been established but its composition is of concern and so are the terms of reference. One particular vexing issue is that the committee would require authorization [...]

Union Senator goes to Senate meeting; terms of reference a concern

An N.T.U.C.B. senator has also been named to the Senate Investigation Committee on Immigration. This morning, the N.T.U.C.B. president said that after much debate within the Unions, Union Senator, Elena [...]

Coast Guard issues challenge to sea pirates after kidnapping

Over the weekend of October first, a group of fishermen from the north were robbed at gunpoint while out at sea in southern Belize. It was reported that the fishers [...]

Youth drowns in creek in Belmopan

A nineteen-year-old student lost his life on Sunday when he drowned in an area of Belmopan known as Rivera.  Gian Bethran, along with several of his friends, went swimming that [...]

Driver charged in Unitedville hit and run accident

Fifty-four-year-old Roland Garcia was arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrates Court earlier today, following a hit and run accident over the weekend which claimed the life of a Unitedville resident.  [...]

Fatal accidents reported in Ladyville and Orange Walk

A fatal traffic accident between miles thirteen and fourteen on the Philip Goldson Highway shortly before ten-thirty on Friday night has left one man dead. Ladyville Police responded to the [...]

Coast Guard gets keys to new maintenance facility

The Belize National Coast Guard received a huge donation today in the form of a facility, personnel and other equipment valued at almost three million US dollars. With this new [...]

Senator Valerie Woods to honour commitment to Integrity Commission

On September nineteenth, National Service Day and the fifth anniversary of the passing of George Price, members of the People’s United Party in the House and Senator Paul Thompson attended [...]

Author Zee Edgell re-launches “Time and the River”

Zelma Edgell, better known by her pen-name Zee Edgell, is in Belize to re-launch her 2007 book “Time and River”, inspired by slavery in Belize. The novel focuses on the [...]

Sports Tuesday with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome o the Tuesday edition of Sports Monday. Undefeated FC Belize took on a surging BDF team yesterday as the Premier League of Belize [...]