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Sunshine Holdings Makes Challenge for Piece of B.T.L. Compensation

After being halted at the Caribbean Court of Justice, Sunshine Holdings Limited, which owned over eleven million shares in Belize Telemedia Limited, is taking its case for compensation for the [...]

C.W.U. Intervenes on Behalf of 2 Fired CitCo Employees

The uproar continues tonight over the terminations of six employees of the Belize City Council on Tuesday. They were sent home without warning and, according to at least one letter [...]

Was Cecil Jenkins’ Termination Due to Political Plans?

Like his fellow employees, Jenkins, who had been at City Hall for twelve years, has no idea why he was in the firing line. But he suspects a particular reason [...]

U.D.P. Warns More Firings to Come

The United Democratic Party has thrown its support behind the fired employees, claiming in a press release that more firings are to come because it is aware of what it [...]

Nothing for National Teachers’ Day?

May eighteenth has been set aside as National Teachers Day, in honor of the many contributions educators have made towards the development of the nation.  Across the country, schools will [...]

B.N.T.U. Explains Spending and Teachers’ Day Plans

While the education minister blames B.N.T.U.’s dropping out on a lack of willingness to participate financially, the union president says that significant funds have been spent documenting the plight of [...]

Teachers’ Day Plans Still Being Reviewed

Notwithstanding the bad news, Faber says that other avenues are being explored in order to make good on his promise.   Patrick Faber, Minister of Education “Given that news that [...]

Procedures Not Followed, but Minister Washes Hands of Salary Deduction

The tangle between the B.N.T.U. and the respective schools management over salary deductions stemming from a planned but unsanctioned anti-violence rally back in March is free of the Ministry of [...]

Jamaica, Buoyed by Refinery, Lower Gas Prices

There’s news about a reduction in gas prices tonight, but don’t jump up and down – because it’s not in Belize. The Jamaica Gleaner reports that prices in that island [...]

Re-registration is Almost Here; Elections and Boundaries Meets the Press

The re-registration exercise commences on July first of this year and will conclude at the end of December. This exercise prefaces the ICJ referendum on April tenth of next year [...]

Weeding Out Names from the Voters’ List

The purpose of re-registration is to clean up the voters list. As of April, there are two hundred and four thousand, eight hundred and two persons on the list and [...]

How Budget of $8 Million is Prepared

It is going to be a big task, as the last re-registration happened back in 1997. And with its scope and size to clean up the national voter list, comes [...]

F.C.D. Sounds Alarm on New Border Activity in Chiquibul

The result of the recent referendum on taking the unfounded Guatemalan claim on Belize to the International Court of Justice in Guatemala has led to a renewed assault on Belizean [...]

Man Admits Death Threats, Attack on Ex

It is considered a lesser offense, but a domestic dispute escalated to the courts after Moises Flores of Holy Emmanuel Street admitted to threatening his former partner with her life. [...]

Going “Outback” in Crooked Tree

The popular proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” was the message behind an initiative carried out today by Region One Commander, Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett and Crooked [...]

Preaching Financial Literacy to Youths

Ten high schools took part in the fifth Youth Innovation Challenge held at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. The students are honing their skills at this early [...]

Evangelical Churches Join Police Meet and Greet

Cops and Churches are working together to curb crime. Today, in the weekly meet and greet sessions, police officers were accompanied by three pastors of the Evangelical Churches. We caught [...]

Official Conflict Resolution Office Formed by Police

Conflict resolution is high on the police department’s agenda when dealing with rival gangs in Belize City.  For the most part, the crime and violence that continue to plague the [...]