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Shakey agreement signed between GOB & unions

Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor It took a 12-day countrywide shut down of preschools, primary, secondary and tertiary level institutions along with several government workers walking off the job for government to finally enter into a formal agreement with the National Trade Union Congress, thus settling the dispute. The agreement […]

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Musa

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor The Prime Minister of Belize, Said Musa is getting ready to take out a loan, the third largest issue of its kind, for the sum of U.S.$78,955,000 through a private Florida-based financing company. But the company is insisting the Prime Minister first obtain the […]

Duty free buses-GOB loses $123,000
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Duty free buses-GOB loses $123,000

Contributed Last week this newspaper reported on the amount of revenue government loses when vehicles are stolen, brought into the country and customs duties are evaded. This week five buses for Tour Belize under the Managing Directorship of Martha Williams, one of the Director

Some 4,000 strong try to force a defiant Said Musa into action
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Some 4,000 strong try to force a defiant Said Musa into action

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Belize City teachers brought their students, the Progressive Teachers Union from Orange Walk journeyed 55 miles and even braved bus harassment by the police, public officers, private unions and even a couple government senior managers commandeered the union It was truly one of vengeance […]

Crime / General / Social

International Film Festival opens with

The historic docu-drama “GUIANA 1838,” which sold out virtually every screening since its premiere in September, 2004, breaking U.S. box office records in the process , has been selected to open the Third Belize International Film Festival at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts in Belize City on Monday, […]

Crime / Social / Sports

Girl, 12, says her Mom arranged for her sex life

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A Salvadoran woman who, reports say, gave away her 12-year-old daughter to a 25-year-old cane cutter for his sex partner is out of jail on a $5,000 bond, after being charged by police with abetment to commit carnal knowledge. Both Mar?a Zepeda, the mother, […]

Crime / General / Social

Come Clean on Prosser millions! Opposition urges Prime Minister

The United Democratic Party issued a statement this week to say that it is

FrontPage / General

Foreign exchange crisis!Could affect Belize fuel supplies

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Belize could face serious shortage in its fuel supply, if the country On Tuesday, February 1, executive officials from both Esso Belize and its regional supplier met with officials from the Musa government to tell them that there is an urgent need for Esso […]

Crime / FrontPage

Provident Bank robbed of $25,000

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Belize City police have two suspects in custody and have recovered a portion of some $25,000 in cash taken during an armed robbery outside the Provident Bank and Trust buildingon Barrack Road around 9 A.M. Wednesday, February 9. Police have been closemouthed about how […]

Crime / FrontPage

Riverside bandits target tourists along Macal River

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Cayo police are in-vestigating a report of an attack on a group of American tourists who were robbed at gunpoint as they were canoeing down the Macal River towards San Ignacio Town on Tuesday, February 1. Nancy and Dennis Stark, a vacationing American couple, […]