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Teachers Rally by the Thousands in Belmopan

The Belize National Teachers’ Union has gained quite the reputation for bringing the heat to Government leaders on both sides of the political divide. And while rain may have changed [...]

Belize City’s Schools Shutdown Due To Protest

With most of the nation’s teachers away in Belmopan, students in Belize City got a day-off. Our tour of the Old Capital found that many schools, like Saint Joseph’s R.C. [...]

Paul “Chicken Dread” Ferguson Detained by Police at End of Protest

The teachers’ appearance on Independence Hill was peaceful and without trouble, but what happened after its conclusion wasn’t. Belize City vendor and noted P.U.P. supporter Paul “Chicken Dread” Ferguson decided [...]

B.N.T.U. Prepares for Meeting with Prime Minister

The Teachers’ Union is preparing for a busy week ahead, and not just in the classroom. According to National President Luke Palacio, they have invited the Prime Minister to a [...]

Teachers’ Union President Threatens Court Action Over “Union-Busting”

The Belize National Teachers’ Union is not in the very least pleased with the Ministry of Education after what it considers attempts to undermine the activity of the Union. The [...]

P.U.P. Says It Has the Teachers’ Back

The People’s United Party was in Belmopan today on another mission which coincided with the teacher’s rally. While its rank and file generally stayed away, the parliamentarians did not miss [...]

Briceño Blames Economic Contraction for Salary Adjustment Deferral

According to Briceño, PM Barrow is unable to dole out the final three percent salary adjustment due to teachers for several reasons. Briceño points out that the economy is contracting [...]

P.U.P. Parliamentarians Deliver Statements to Integrity Commission

One of the events by the People’s United Party to mark National Service Day was the handing over of reports on assets and liabilities held by Opposition parliamentarians. It is [...]

Is P.U.P. Serious About Reviving Integrity Commission?

But the Integrity Commission has not been functioning for five years. So who receives the reports? P.U.P. Leader John Briceño says that the Secretary of the Commission will be handed [...]

On 5th Anniversary of His Death, George Price Party & Nation Pay Tribute

The Father of the Nation George Price passed away five years ago. Price led the People’s United Party for four decades from the days of a colonial outpost, to self [...]

Julius Espat Gets Back Part of Monies For Constituency

Last week we reported on the attempt by the Clerk of the National Assembly to withhold Cayo South area representative Julius Espat’s salary, community vote and office allowances following his [...]

Will Revamped Public Accounts Committee Work?

The Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives has been the subject of much debate – but not among its members, who can barely agree on anything. The Committee [...]

Celebrations Commission Donates for Funeral of Crushed Carnival Reveller

Deborah Humes died on Friday night after she was crushed by a house that collapsed atop her on Dolphin Street where the Soca Moca Carnival Band was preparing for the [...]

Rookie Cop Avoids Criminal Charges on Discharging Firearm during Carnival

A rookie cop who discharged his licensed firearm as the carnival road march was winding down on Saturday is facing disciplinary proceedings. Police Corporal Kris Staine is accused of firing [...]

2 Year Old Child Sustained Laceration, But Was Not Shot

Pandemonium broke when the shot was fired, but many persons on the ground claim that more than one shot was fired and that it was not only the cop. Reports [...]

Family’s 4-Year Ordeal over 2 Bullets Ends

Turning to the courts…forty-seven year old Romie Anthony and her two children – twenty-eight year old Amir and eighteen year old Brea – are finally free from jail after charges [...]

Romie Anthony Speaks About Agony as She Reveals Plans for Lawsuit

Anthony went to trial and told the court that she was on her way home when police arrived at her house and the bullets were found under her house after [...]

Former P.M. Musa Would Have Taken Tougher Hand on Danny Mason Affair

Former Prime Minister Said Musa spoke today on the William “Danny” Mason affair and he did not hesitate to say how he would have handled it. Mason is behind bars [...]

Guatemalan Gunboats Menace Participants In BTV’s Sarstoon Eco-Challenge

The first ever Sarstoon Eco-Challenge proceeded in the waters of the national southern boundary on Saturday morning and afternoon. There was preoccupation that the event would renew hostility by the [...]

Carnival 2016: The Mas Reaches Climax

Months of preparation gave away to the Carnival Road March 2016 this past Saturday in Belize City. The parade of the bands got off to somewhat of a slow start [...]

Sports Monday with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The premier league of Belize continues to roll and the Belize City fans were treated to a rather entertaining [...]