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Unions flex muscles in protest march

It was preceded by fears of violence and massive utility outages but day one of a planned two day national strike came off as a largely peaceful but determined protest [...]

Sabotage prompts temporary water shortage…

The first hint that today was not business as usual came in the form of a lack of water pressure in Belize City and municipalities countrywide. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods [...]

…but electricity and phones stay on

While the flow of water was affected as a result of the nationwide shutdown, other essential services like electricity and telecommunications remained unaffected. According to Belize Electricity Limited and Belize [...]

Strike effects felt contrywide…

In a roundup of how the strike played out elsewhere in the country correspondents report that in San Ignacio and Benque Veijo about half of businesses were closed. In Dangriga [...]

…as Belmopan prepares for Friday demo

Today in the capital city, preparations for the anticipated anti and pro government demonstrations on Independence Hill continued. Since Wednesday, government workers have been constructing formidable barriers as a part [...]

Minister admits errors but defends budget

With a career that includes a long stint as a public officer as well as a private accountant, Minister of Works Jose Coye has a unique perspective on government finance. [...]

Baby killed in tragic accident

An eighteen-month-old child lost his life this morning in what can only be described as tragic accident in Belize City. Jarin Sankey died on the spot after he was run [...]

Two charged in separate murders

In Dangriga, police have charged twenty eight year old Sherwin Baltazar for the murder of Michael Palacio, who was shot and killed in the Back a Town area of the [...]

Teen drowns at Kendal

Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a fourteen year old girl from Kendal Village in the Stann Creek District. According to police reports, Aura Elizabeth and [...]

Taiwan offers agricultural scholarships

If you’re a Belizean student wishing to pursue undergraduate studies in Taiwan there is good news and then there is not so good news. The good news is that scholarships [...]