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Do the right thing! Union urges Prime Minister Musa

The Belize Communications Workers’ Union has written to Prime Minister Said Musa to tell him once more the workers of B.T.L. do not want the Sunshine Company to represent them as trustee for their shares in B.T.L. Union leaders point to the irrevocable letter of Agreement signed between B.T.L. workers […]

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ROC rations help feed BDF

The government and people of China on Taiwan have donated a first shipment of jungle rations to the men of the Belize Defence Force. ?mbassador Charles Tsai has indicated this is an experimental shipment – if the men like the rations, Taiwan would supply more of the same. The 2,500 […]

Secret memos expose BTL lie!
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Secret memos expose BTL lie!

Computer records released today by the Belize Communications Workers Union show that Dean Boyce, Chairman of the Committee of Directors of B.T.L., personally authorised his C.E.O., Gaspar Aguilar to convert millions of Belize dollars on the black market. Aguilar was dismissed from his job by B.T.L.’s new Chairman, Keith Arnold, […]

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BTIA & UB collaborate in creating tourism jobs

Belizeans seeking to work in the tourism industry will be encouraged by a new initiative from the Belize Tourism Industry Association and the University of Belize. The B.T.I.A. is hoping to link with the university to initiate Placement and Skills Strengthening (PASS) – an internship, skills enhancement and job placement […]

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Sugar Board gets $140,000 UK aid to prep for E.C. sugar reforms

The British government will contribute ?40,000 ( approximately $140,000) to the Sugar Industry Control Board for the development of a sugar adaptation strategy to prepare Belize to cope with changes on sugar reforms proposed by the European Commission. British High Commissioner, Alan Jones signs a memorandum of understanding to formalise […]

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BTIA stakeholders unhappy about CARICOM competition under C.S.M.E.

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Belizeans consumers have become quite used to the increasing presence cheap bath soap, toothpaste, Carib and Red Stripe beers and other goods of Caribbean manufacture as a result of membership in CARICOM. But with the slow turn of the screw, Belizeans are not so […]

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Black Americans from Houston Interested in investing in Belize

More than 30 representatives of the Tri-County Black Chamber of Commerce of Houston, Texas, were in Belize conducting investment, trading meetings and workshops with Belize entrepreneurs through a trade mission symposium called “Houston-Belize Connection Trade Foundation for the Future” on Friday last, October 21. Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca welcomed […]

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Zenaida gets the job! UDP picks 10 to fight PUP

The Opposition, United Democratic Party on Sunday last October 23, elected their City Council slate to contest the March 1, 2006 municipal elections. Union activist and Mayoral candidate, Zenaida Moya who polled 2,392 votes will head a 10-member team of candidates chosen by popular vote from the 22 who applied […]

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Taiwan makes Belize E-government ready

The Government of Belize is moving to use Information Technology to upgrade its speed and efficiency to E-government, with the gift of 30 computers from the Republic of China on Taiwan. Ambassador Charles Tsai of the Republic of China presented the 30 computers and network devices to the Government of […]

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Cronyism: It’s leading to industrial unrest!

As industrial action taken by workers to “go-slow” entered its second week, the Belize Telecommunications Limited has come increasingly under pressure to meet with the Belize Communications Workers Union to work out grievances. This week, Prime Minister, Said Musa, received a letter from Union Network International, a confederation representing 15 […]