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B.N.T.U. Descends on Belmopan, Sending Strike Warning to M.O.E.

Starting at about nine o’clock this morning, hundreds of teachers from all branches of the Belize National Teachers Union descended on Belmopan, making good on a plan to fight for [...]

B.N.T.U. Garners Support from Unions, Political Parties

The B.N.T.U. was not alone today; they were joined by several other labour groups, including the Christian Workers Union and the Public Service Union.  The leaderships of the People’s United [...]

Education Minister Weighs in on Teachers’ Demonstration

The man at the centre of the storm is the Minister of Education Patrick Faber whose relations with the Belize National Teachers Union have been testy at best.  As teachers [...]

Human Remains Found; Are They of Oswald Arnold?

Human remains were found today and it is believed that the remains are that of twenty-year-old Oswald Arnold. Arnold, a Roaring Creek resident, went missing six months ago. He was [...]

Bert Vasquez Faces Additional Time After Being Found Guilty of Attempted Rape

Guilty of attempted rape – that was the unanimous verdict returned by a jury of nine this evening in a case against Bert Vasquez.  The thirty-four-year-old appeared unrepresented before the [...]

Belize City Welder Remanded for Armed Robbery

A Belize City welder, who uses as many as eight names, appeared in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for a charge of robbery with a firearm. Twenty-one-year-old Edward Henry Alexander [...]

Jamaican Businessman Arraigned for Trafficking over 4 Pounds of Weed

A Seine Bight businessman, Daniel Vera, was granted bail after he was busted on board a Richie’s bus with a knapsack containing over four pounds of marijuana wrapped in three [...]

Human Rights Commission of Belize Concerned Over Threat of State of Emergency

Deputy Commissioner of Police Chester Williams this week threatened to impose another state of emergency; this time to tackle the rising cases of armed robberies that have been plaguing the [...]

Does Spate of Armed Robberies Warrant State of Emergency?

Back in September, the state of emergency was put in place in two areas of south side Belize City, encompassing the George Street and the Mayflower Street gang territory. More [...]

What About Establishing the Crime Control Council?

The attorney says that the department and the legislative arm of government have adequate time to consider other mechanisms before invoking a state of emergency. The establishment of the Crime [...]

P.U.P. Leader Responds to the “King of Port”

Self proclaimed, ‘King of Port’ Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez blames the P.U.P. for infiltrating the U.D.P.’s Port Loyola Convention and causing Michael Peyrefitte to lose. Peyrefitte, who was Martinez’s pick, was [...]

Patrick Faber to Meet with B.N.T.U. Leadership

Back to the B.N.T.U.’s plight…Minister of Education Patrick Faber is scheduled to meet with the executive of the union on Monday.  The Deputy Prime Minister told News Five that he [...]

Does DPM Faber Fear a Joint Unions Strike?

On Tuesday, the Joint Utility Unions issued a press release supporting B.N.T.U.  The endorsement comes ahead of a scheduled meeting with Minister Faber on November twelfth.  So, what if things [...]

11 Mexican Films to be Features in Belize Film Festival

The annual Belize International Film Festival opening ceremony takes place on Thursday at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts in Belize City. The red carpet affair leading up to [...]

The 25th Anniversary of the Mexican Cultural Institute in Belize

The screening is among a list of activities being held at the centre, located at the corner of Newtown Barracks and Wilson Street, to commemorate the anniversary of the Mexican [...]