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Unions call for 2 day strike

The nation’s unions have finally decided on a response to Government’s new tax measures: their answer? A two-day strike that is intended to bring a halt to central government operations, [...]

P.S.U. says essential services will function

With government employees being asked to stay off the job over the next two days the question arises of what about essential services like police, fire and medical care. According [...]

Business groups will also close shop

For their part, Belize’s two main private sector groups have asked their members to close their doors on Thursday and Friday. It is not clear how many businesses will comply [...]

P.M. says strike is politically motivated

While the unions and business groups make their plans for Thursday and Friday where does Government stand? Today Prime Minister Said Musa, in a recorded address, castigated the Leader of [...]

Murder, shootings plague City

Belize City Police are investigating a murder on Tuesday night that claimed the life of twenty-four year old Marlon Salazar. According to police, they responded to reports of shots being [...]

Leon Banks is week 1 KTV winner

A cold north wind may have been blowing off the harbour but the action at the Palm Court of the Bliss was as hot as ever. The first five contestants [...]

Senate Committee continues S.S.B. probe

It would normally be the leading news of the day, if not the week, but today?s second session of hearings by the Senate Select Committee investigating Social Security was largely [...]