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Unions: “We won’t be punked anymore”

No more. That was the theme this afternoon of a joint press conference hosted by the eight unions that comprise the National Trade Union Congress of Belize. It was an [...]

Ashcroft, small shareholders, sue BTL

It might have gotten lost in all the talk about the budget but on Wednesday, a law suit was filed in the Supreme Court against Belize Telecommunications Limited by a [...]

Gardenia woman kills herself, unborn child

It is not the kind of story we usually report on this newscast, but the death of a woman from Gardenia village requires special mention. On Wednesday morning around eight [...]

GOB employee charged with forgery

A former government employee has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of thefts using forged documents over the last six months. According to police reports, twenty-six year [...]

Suspect arrested in Gas Station heist

A different kind of hold-up at another gas station has led to one man’s arrest for robbery. According to authorities, around nine on January seventh, a Texaco gas station attendant [...]

Accused rapist arrested & charged

In a follow to a story we reported yesterday about a woman raped at her place of employment on the Western Highway, police have arrested forty-three year old Kent Francis [...]

13 year old charged with murder in baby’s death

A thirteen year old boy has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of his three year old nephew. According to Orange Walk police, the baby’s [...]

Belize/Guatemala website will promote trade

Belizeans producers and entrepreneurs who are interested in cross border trade with Guatemala now have a new tool to facilitate multi lateral business investments. Under the “Enhancing Commercial Linkages” project, [...]

Training facility for women opens

It has no money, no equipment and no permanent staff, but this evening Eglah’s Training Centre for Women was officially opened to the public. The facility, located at the corner [...]

All day jamming seeks $ for Tsunami victims

It was a disaster that, hopefully, most of us will not see equaled in our lifetimes. And while no Belizeans were directly affected by last month’s Tsunami in the Indian [...]

Medicinal tea shop opens for business

If you’re looking for a cup of Lipton, Red Rose or Tetley then the tea shop described in our next story is not for you. But if you want a [...]