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A Standoff Between Port of Belize and Stevedores Threatens Industrial Action

The Port of Belize Limited is once again at odds with gangs of stevedores working at the harbor, as well as their representative union.  For years, the company has shared [...]

A 21-Day Notice is Served on Port of Belize Ltd.

According to Arturo ‘Tux’ Vasquez, Chief Executive Officer at the Port of Belize, the labor law mandates that there be a minimum of nine hours of down time for persons [...]

Mose Says Stevedores Will Not be Bulldozed!

Since both parties are at a logjam, it is expected that Prime Minister Dean Barrow, who is also Minister of Labor, will have to intervene in the matter.  Vasquez cites [...]

C.C.J. Dismisses Convicted Killer’s Appeal

The Caribbean Court of Justice today dismissed an appeal brought by convicted murderer Dionicio Salazar. Found guilty of the 2010 murder of Marlon River, Salazar first appealed the decision of [...]

Dionicio Salazar to be Resentenced

Dionicio Salazar was given a life sentence for the murder of Marlon Rivera. River was fatally shot on June thirteenth, 2010 in San Ignacio near the police station. His attorney [...]

Rufino Hernandez is Jointly Charged for Murder of Caye Caulker Resident Christopher Meighan

This afternoon in San Pedro, Rufino Hernandez, one of two persons suspected of the brutal murder of Caye Caulker resident Christopher Meighan, was arraigned in the magistrate’s court.  He joins [...]

Convicted Murderer Sentenced to Life Behind Bars is Freed

Sixty-year-old Salvadoran National Nicolas Guevara is a free man tonight. He had been charged, convicted and sentenced for the murder of thirty-six-year-old Marcus Antonio Tzul. He was sentenced to life [...]

Price for Regular Fuel Goes Up

If you are a vehicle owner and if your car runs on regular gasoline, we advise you to visit the nearest gas station after this newscast. That’s because the price [...]

Claver College Extension Students Stage Protest in Support of Fired Teachers

On Monday night, sixty-five of the eighty plus students at the Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda staged a peaceful demonstration at the campus. The adult continuing education institution has [...]

Former Teachers Request Meeting with Board

The teachers were terminated by the board which is chaired by former minister, Lisel Alamilla; the only other active member is the treasurer, Mark Miller. The mass firing was a [...]

What Were Youth Hostel Residents Doing on the Roof?

Just before ten o’clock this morning, news spread like wildfire that resident youths at Princess Royal Youth Hostel were on the roof of one of the buildings. Speculation was fast [...]

A National Consultation on Health of Adolescents

Today, young people from across the country gathered at the Biltmore Plaza for a national consultation spearheaded by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, the [...]

Re-registration Final Update: 130,792 Applications Received

The mass re-registration is over with a total of one hundred and thirty thousand, seven hundred and ninety-two applications received by the Elections and Boundaries Department over the three month [...]

Coast Guard’s Criminal Past Comes Back to Haunt Him

The criminal past of a current coast guard officer is being brought back to life after it was reported that Belizean-born British soldier Lee Charles Busano is back in Belize [...]

B.T.B. Fam Trip: A Look at Cayo’s Top Resorts

Over the weekend media representatives were taken to Cayo to visit top tourist destinations as part of B.T.B.’s annual familiarization excursion. On Monday showed you the thrilling zip-lining and out [...]