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PSU takes hard line, leads nationwide walkout

As promised, it was back to the streets again for unionized workers and citizens agitating for financial reform, rollback of recent tax increases and the implementation of promised salary increases [...]

GOB counsels patience, predicts success

For its part the government of Belize has chosen to react to the union and civic action with a deliberate calm and measured response, perhaps in recognition that the current [...]

Frazer muzzled for his optimism?

In a related bit of news, we take note of the sudden disappearance from the scene of NTUCB general secretary, George Frazer. Frazer, who for years has been the public [...]

Suspect charged in child?s murder

A suspect has been arrested and charged in the murder of a nine-year-old Dangriga girl. He is seventeen-year-old Dennis Pineda. Sources tell News 5 that on Thursday Pineda, a Honduran [...]

Two wounded in city shooting

Twenty-three year old Chester Noralez and seventeen-year-old Reynold Michael remain in the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital recovering from gunshot wounds to their right leg and right side of the neck [...]

Mexico and Belize reinforce ties

Many Government employees may have been on strike today but that did not mean that the nation’s official business was abandoned. Today the fifth meeting of the Belize-Mexico Bilateral Commission [...]

Mexicans will ease restrictions at border

Despite the upbeat assessment of bilateral relations, both sides acknowledged problems at the border, with Mexican customs officials enforcing strict limits on Mexican purchases in the Corozal Free Zone, the [...]

Tour guides unite to upgrade vehicles

United we stand, divided we fall. That’s the message Belize’s striking labour unions have been sending out for weeks. But that credo applies far beyond industrial or political disputes. Today [...]