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Unions full day demonstration of government

A teacher’s demonstration has morphed into a massive protest; thousands are expected to show their muscle in Belmopan. It starts in about fourteen hours and teachers will be joined by [...]

N.T.U.C.B. dismisses Chamber of Commerce comments

Last Friday, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a statement regarding the wage bill issue that stands to increase salary adjustments are approved by government. It said that [...]

UB students’ small protest

While teachers will show their strength on Tuesday in Belmopan, this morning, the capital was also the venue for another protest. A group of students staged a small protest over [...]

Priscilla Espat loses another son to murder

There was a vicious murder on the island of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye in the early hours of Saturday morning. Twenty-five year old Byron Estrada was stabbed multiple times as [...]

A Swan song for a beleaguered family

The murder of twenty-five year old boat captain Byron Estrada came as a shock to his mother, but she is certainly no stranger to tragedy and no stranger to violent [...]

One dead as SUV and bus collide on highway

Road traffic accidents are frequent on our highways and account for a significant percentage of deaths. But despite negative perception, serious accidents involving buses are not frequent. An accident early [...]

Villager stabs villager in attempted murder incident

Thirty-three year old Rene Murillo of August Pine Ridge has been charged with attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and dangerous harm. On Sunday night, sixty-one year old [...]

Shooting leads to Moody’s attempted murder charge

  Over the weekend, twenty year old Albert Moody, a resident of Jane Usher Boulevard, was detained in connection with the shooting of Kent Moss. When he appeared before Magistrate [...]

Justice for Shelly Edwards; burglars caught

Four persons are tonight in big trouble after they were allegedly caught red handed with items stolen from the house of Shelly Edwards. According to reports, just after two on [...]

“To Sir with Love,” B.N.T.U.’s Pinelo passes away

There is one face that won’t be at the N.T.U.C.B. protest in Belmopan. Former B.N.T.U. President, John Pinelo, had held the teachers union together for many years and led them [...]

480 students graduate from UB

The University of Belize’s sixteenth commencement exercise was held at the Central Campus in Belmopan on Saturday. Four hundred and eighty students graduated and of that amount three hundred and [...]

Hero’s Welcome; Jaguars return home

The Belize National Football “A” Selection, also known as the Jaguars, returned to Belize today after making history in the Copa Centro Americana Games held in San Jose, Costa Rica. [...]

Sports Monday highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The Copa Centro Americana produced its 2013 Champion yesterday and while that honor does not belong to Belize, our [...]