Union’s members demand retirement issue be settled by resolution
Channel 5 Belize

The impromptu Council of Management meeting that delayed elections also forced the Belize National Teachers’ Union to postpone the hearing and voting on five resolutions presented to the Annual Convention. [...]

A Look at the BNTU Convention and Stalled Election Process
Channel 5 Belize

But before the announcement of the winner, the B.N.T.U.’s Council of Management had to grapple with a problem unprecedented in its history – the prospect of alleged political interference tainting [...]

B.N.T.U. will keep close eye on Thursday’s proceedings
Channel 5 Belize

Nominations were officially tendered for the election as of a month ago but were officially submitted this afternoon to the chair of the Election Committee, Kathleen Flowers. Flowers is B.N.T.U.’s [...]

Attempts to influence election are “threat to democracy,” says Luke Palacio
Channel 5 Belize

In his statement at the Convention, national president of the B.N.T.U. Luke Palacio made reference to the “stories” he, his Executive and teachers generally have heard in the past few [...]

Outgoing President issues warning on interference as B.N.T.U. opens convention
Channel 5 Belize

The Belize National Teachers’ Union Annual Convention began today at Escuela Mexico in San Roman. But on Thursday, stakes are high with the election of a majority of its National [...]

Prime Minister off on personal leave
Channel 5 Belize

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is off on personal leave. He left the country on Easter Monday, April seventeenth and returns on April twenty-third. During the Prime Minister’s absence, the Hon. [...]

Does Chester Williams Have Political Ambitions?
Channel 5 Belize

Since breaking news of imminent transfers within the Eastern Division jurisdiction a few weeks ago, there has been speculation whether ACP Chester Williams’ relocation to Belmopan is politically motivated.  The...

Man arrested in Kingston gun, ammo find
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Ruger pistol and a magazine containing fourteen 9mm cartridges were seized during an operation on Cumberland Avenue in Franklyn Town, Kingston yesterday. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:02:38 GMT...

Haitian airline to launch non-stop service to Orlando, Florida
Jamaica Observer

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haitian airline, Sunrise Airways will launch nonstop service between Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Orlando, Florida beginning in October, the carrier’s first-ever direct service from...

US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan — Pentagon
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US military on Thursday dropped what is considered to be the largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State complex in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017...

Florida to host more games in CPL 2017
Jamaica Observer

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — The Caribbean Premier League will once again stage matches in the United States during the upcoming campaign, organisers have announced. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:02:54 GMT US drops...

Man dragged off United flight plans to sue
Jamaica Observer

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) —The man dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking an international uproar, suffered a broken nose and concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, adding that he is planning to sue. Local...

More than 1,000 additional jobs in bauxite/alumina sector
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Just over 1,000 additional jobs are expected to be created for Jamaicans this year, as a result of developments in the bauxite/alumina sector. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:47:50 GMT Man...

Caribbean Airlines begins scheduled service to St Vincent and the Grenadines
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Airlines (CAL), on Thursday announced the introduction of its service to the Argyle International Airport, St Vincent and the Grenadines, starting...

International credit rating agency upgrades Belize's rating to stable
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — International credit rating agency, Moody’s Investors Service, (has upgraded the Government of Belize’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer and senior unsecured...

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'
Jamaica Observer

DAMASCUS, Syria (AFP) — Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a US strike on his forces, in an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus. Local News...

UN Security Council agrees to shut down Haiti peacekeeping mission
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) — The United Nations Security Council on Thursday agreed to shut down the peacekeeping mission in Haiti after 13 years and replace it with a smaller police-only force. Local News...

Gay persons not persecuted in Barbados — AG
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN Barbados (CMC) — Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite says persons who identify as gay are not persecuted in Barbados, based on their sexual orientation. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:25:19 GMT UN Security...

Carjackers murder St James taxi driver 
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A taxi driver was shot dead by unknown assailants and his body thrown from the moving vehicle along the Mount Salem main road in St James last night. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:46:08 GMT Gay...

Jamaica to host UNESCO's Climate Change and World Heritage Symposium
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica will host the Caribbean’s first ever symposium on Climate Change and World Heritage in May. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:50:43 GMT Carjackers murder St James taxi driver ...

Taxi man held with dozens of bullets in food box
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Officers assigned to the Kingston East Division seized 100 rounds of ammunition during an operation on Michael Manley Boulevard in Kingston on Tuesday. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:02:42 GMT...

Fraser-Pryce expecting baby boy
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Double Olympic gold medallist, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce announced on social media a short while ago that she is expecting a baby boy. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:13:24 GMT Taxi man held with...

Fifth person killed in Venezuela unrest: officials
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — A fifth person died Thursday after being shot during protests against the Venezuelan government, officials said. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:43:01 GMT Fraser-Pryce expecting baby boy...

‘Civil Disobedience’ called for as N.G.O.’s Show Disapproval
Channel 5 Belize

The condemnation of the Government’s plans has been widespread, from business to civil society to activist organizations to all major political organizations apart from the U.D.P. So what happens next? [...]

Will Money Influence Outcome of B.N.T.U. Election?
Channel 5 Belize

In the B.N.T.U.’s convention, Senator Elena Smith, Troy Coleman and Mario Mesh are vying to replace retiring three-term president Luke Palacio. Smith has the highest profile and is seen as [...]

Family’s Mourning Interrupted by Gunshots on Antelope Street
Channel 5 Belize

A family deep in prayer was caught by stray bullets on Sunday night at their Antelope Street house in Belize City. Miguel Alpuche Junior and his mother, Ignacia, were offering [...]

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