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Posted: January 27, 2016. 10:40 a.m. CST.

By Aaron Humes: Educator and long-standing union activist Elena Smith was this morning sworn in Elena Smithas the twelfth member of the Senate, representing the trade unions and civil society.

Smith’s appointment ends a several-months’ long stand-off between the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) and the Civil Society Steering Committee over the appointment of a Senator that dated back to the exit of Ray Davis at the expiration of the last Senate.

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