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B.S.I. Speaks on Legal Applications

The membership of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association is scheduled to convene a special meeting on Sunday in Orange Walk where a vote on the start of the crop [...]

Carballo Says No Agreement…NO Crop

The choices, according to Carballo, are rather straightforward.  In essence, the committee of management for B.S.C.F.A. can be instructed to move ahead with the finalization of the agreement which can [...]

Delay Threatening Sugar Cane Crop

Carballo says the consequence of a delayed crop, as well as the indefinite timeframe the process of litigation may take can certainly jeopardize the potential harvest which is estimated to [...]

MoA Urges Farmers to Sign Agreement

On Sunday cane-farmers will meet in Corozal to decide the fate of the 2014-2015 sugar-cane crop. Well actually, it’ll be the 2015 crop since 2014 is pretty much done. We’ve [...]

SICB Will Not Intervene

Despite all the complications besieging the industry at this point, all parties can agree on one thing – they need the crop to get started. But they disagree on how [...]

Cane Farmer Seeks Support for NO Signing

And so, as we end off the year, that is where we are in the sugar industry. Throughout the latter months of the year we’ve brought you every aspect of [...]

PM Promises Plenty of Petrocaribe Goodies in 2015

On Tuesday night, we aired New Year’s messages from Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca. Both leaders spoke of positive strides and looked to a [...]

…And Promises Big Investment in Tourism

But the PM also said that millions more will be invested in infrastructural developments across the country. Now the works of some contractors have been rather shoddy because within months, [...]

Man Arrested for Padgett Murder

Four days before Christmas popular San Ignacio resident Jermaine Padgett was shot and killed as he socialized with friends. It is not believed that he was the target, but was [...]

No Arrests in Carranza Murder

An arrest is yet to be made in the weekend murder of seventy-two-year-old Felix Castillo Carranza who was massacred inside his Lakeland abode in Dangriga on December twenty-seventh.  Even with [...]

Cocaine Bust on Caye Caulker

Thirty-seven-year-old Aura Beatrice Moro, a resident of Santa Elena Town, has been arrested and charged with drug trafficking, following the discovery of individual quantities of illegal substances on her person.  [...]

Lamb Charged for Boxing Day Rape

Forty-five-year-old Vanzie Lamb was arraigned this morning before Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser on a single charge of rape.  The indictment succeeds an allegation by a twenty-two-year-old woman that she was [...]

Cop Gets Bail for Aggravated Assault

A fifty-two year old cop is tonight out on bail after he was charged for allegedly attacking his common law wife and harming her with a knife at their Ladyville [...]

Cayo Police Prepare for Bye-Election

If you didn’t know there was a very significant election planned in Cayo North, you’d be hard-pressed to guess from the amount of political activity. Maybe it’s the timing, maybe [...]

What’s Your Resolution for 2015?

Popular around this time of the year are people making resolutions for the New Year. Here in Belize, last minute reservations and parties are being planned to say goodbye to [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Calls for general meeting on Sunday

Sunday will be a pivotal day in the future of this year’s sugar-cane crop. This morning the B.S.C.F.A. met in heated session, and agreed to go back to cane-farmers on [...]

Farmer Seeks Order of Mandamus

And if you thought the situation in the sugar cane industry was complicated, an announcement late this evening makes that an understatement. At around five today Audrey Matura Shepherd, flanked [...]

Injunction Hearing Set for Friday

And while the application for the order of mandamus is one thing, there’s also the matter of the application for an interim injunction to prevent the B.S.C.F.A. from signing any [...]

Will Audrey Matura-Shepherd Be Allowed to Speak?

On Monday, firebrand attorney Audrey Matura-Shepherd filed an injunction to stop the signing of an agreement between the two parties. But tonight, where does she fit into the equation? As [...]

Should farmers start sugar crop without an agreement with ASR/B.S.I.?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe farmers should start sugar crop without an agreement with ASR/B.S.I.? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

P.U.P. Speaks on Transfer of Jerrylyn Bruce

The 2015 Cayo North bye-election is less than a week away and candidates for both major parties are hitting the pavement during the final days of a rather brief political [...]

P.U.P. Sec-Gen Condemns Transfer

P.U.P. Secretary General and former Chief Elections Officer, Myrtle Palacio, says Bruce’s untimely transfer is questionable since it precedes very closely the upcoming bye-election.  The move, she says, is contrary [...]

Is U.D.P. Chairman connected to Transfer?

A huge part of the argument is an allegation that U.D.P. Chairman Alberto August was reportedly seen inside the elections office in Cayo North over the weekend.  It is suspected [...]

Chairman August Refutes Allegations

The People’s United Party says it is still awaiting confirmation on the whereabouts of U.D.P. Chairman Alberto August who they claim was seen inside the elections office in Cayo North [...]

Trial of Bahamians Continues

The trial for two Bahamian men, Kelvin Errol Leach and Rohn Michael Knowles continued today before Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser after a month-long adjournment.  Leach and Knowles are accused of [...]