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Crime / FrontPage

Jury dismisses arson charge vs teenager

By Angel Novelo Staff Reporter Ivan Ayuso, the youth accused of setting the historic Paslow Building on fire two years ago, has beat the charge and walked free. A nine member jury, comprising five women and four men deliberated for almost three hours before returning a not guilty verdict. The […]

Editorial / General

Punish those responsible! Concerned Belizeans advocate

The Association of concerned Belizeans (ACB) this week issued a statement in solidarity with the demand of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the National Trade Union Congress for fiscal and constitutional reform. Without mincing words the Association recognizes that

Editorial / Social


Crime / General / Social

GOB gets the Lion

Rising gasoline prices have had a devastating effect on the economies of most countries because higher gasoline prices mean higher prices across the board. In Belize, however, higher prices take on new meaning because the Government of Belize takes $4.18 cents out of every gallon of motor fuel imported into […]

Crime / Social

Teachers ignore call to resume classes

The Ministry of Education in a statement this week lamented the closure of schools for two days last week and the continuing closures by teachers on strike this week. It urged teachers to make children

Crime / FrontPage / Social

SJC supports BNTU

The faculty and staff of St. John’s College Junior College (S.J.C.J.C.) have added their voices to the call by Belize National Teachers Union (B.N.T.U.) for reform in the management of the nation’s finances, a repeal of the recently imposed tax measures, and payment of the agreed upon salary increases. The […]

Public officers walk out!

Public officers walk out!

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Thur. Jan. 27, 2005 Some 80% of the postal workers, both junior and senior staff along with several from the Income Tax Department, the Magistrate The union has joined forces with the Belize National Teachers Union which is on day seven of their strike […]

Editorial / FrontPage / Social

Child, 9, found raped & murdered

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Police have no leads in the gruesome rape and murder of nine year old Claudia Matute Ramirez whose dead body was found floating in a creek some 200 yards from her Pen Road home in Dangriga. Police say while the child was found wearing […]


Teachers Adamant! Strike action continues

At a meeting on Saturday, last January 22 to assess the Strike Action held on Thursday and Friday, the Council of Management of the Belize National Teacher In response to the Prime Minister and the Government, the B.N.T.U. as an affiliate of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize reiterates […]

FrontPage / General

Espat/Hyde: When our people in Albert and Lake I suffer, we suffer too!

By Ann-Marie Willimas – News Editor For starters it While Espat acknowledged that there have been times that he should have spoken plainer and more openly to his colleagues and the people and he chose not, on Tuesday he told the press and a host of his Albert constituents that […]