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Port of Belize and C.W.U. at Odds; Cargo Ship Sits by Idly

A cargo ship with as many two hundred containers, waiting to be offloaded for delivery to customers across the country, remains docked at the Port of Belize Limited.  The vessel [...]

Port of Belize C.E.O. Expresses Disappointment in Breakdown

Ted Peralta is the new chief executive officer at the Port of Belize Limited.  He says that the Christian Workers Union decided on its own to go back on an [...]

Mose Hyde, “This is an illegal lockout of our members.”

With every passing hour that the stevedores remain inactive revenue is being lost.  According to the C.W.U. president, dockworkers are not responsible for the stoppage.  Additionally, Hyde says that the [...]

P.B.L. Says Loss of Revenues can Potentially Impact Economy

Prior to Peralta taking over as C.E.O., agreements involving the Port of Belize Limited and the stevedores had been entered into and discussions were had on the financial implications for [...]

C.W.U. Claims Good Faith Agreement Made Mandatory by P.B.L.

Going back to the initial agreement between the stevedores and their employer, C.W.U. president ‘Mose’ Hyde says that because that arrangement was not workable, they approached the shipping agent directly [...]

P.B.L. vs. C.W.U.: Who’s Holding Who at Ransom?

The Port of Belize maintains that the C.W.U. is attempting to hold the country ransom by its actions, but is the company also playing hardball by effectively splitting the members [...]

Elroy Quinonez is Executed in Dangriga

Two persons lost their lives in separate shooting incidents over the past twenty-four hours. The first is a murder that was recorded on Wednesday night in Dangriga. A thirty-five-year-old father [...]

Shootout at Corozal Ferry; Man Drowns After

A man reportedly drowned at around one-thirty this afternoon, following a shootout between two groups near the Pueblo Nuevo Ferry. The man who drowned was reportedly along with one of [...]

Tehje Vaughan Gets Bail for Manslaughter

Twenty-four-year-old Tehje Vaughan was granted bail in the sum of ten thousand dollars by Justice Nigel Pilgrim for the charge of manslaughter by negligence in the shooting death of her [...]

Another Electrical Fire, this time in Lake I

Around eleven a.m. today, a fire broke inside a wooden structure in the Lake Independence area of Belize City. Firefighters responded to the distress call and a short while after [...]

Belize National Dance Company Makes a Comeback

Founded by Rosita Baltazar and a troupe of dancers in 1990, the Belize Dance Company is a cultural preservation organization that showcases Belize’s many ethnicities in classical, contemporary and traditional [...]

BSCAP: Musical Artists Who Perform Live Are Entitled To Payment

Earlier today, the work of artists and their talents received tangible support from the Belize Society of Composers, Artists and Producers, BSCAP.  The agency introduced a documentary entitled “Song Creation: [...]

A Workshop on Early Warning System for Disasters

We are less than a month away from the start of the rainy season and today at the NEMO Headquarters in Belmopan, a two-day workshop commenced on the implementation of [...]

Mexican Business People to Hold First Bel-Mex Conference in Belize May 18 & 19

A group of Mexican businesspersons from the Quintana Roo area have planned the first Bel-Mex business conference for May eighteenth and nineteenth in Belize City. Similar to previous joint Mexico-Belize [...]

Belize Joins CARICOM in Celebrating 50 Years

It was fifty years ago, in 1973, that the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, was established under the Treaty of Chaguaramas. Belize’s membership took effect in May 1974. The Treaty of Chaguaramas was [...]

CARICOM Stood by Belize Leading up to Independence

Former C.E.O in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, David Gibson shared how CARICOM leaders came to Belize’s support in order for the country to gain political independence in 1981, effectively [...]

Happy International Firefighters’ Day

May fourth has been recognized annually as International Firefighters’ Day since 1999. It was established following the death of five firefighters in a bushfire in Australia and the day is [...]

A Second Big Scratch & Win Winner in As Many Days

On Wednesday, we reported that with the Boledo frenzy temporarily suspended, the Scratch and Win game is an alternative that some people may decide to try. Last night, Scratch and [...]