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Fair-trade Drops Bombshell on B.S.C.F.A.

Just when you thought you’d gotten all the bad news the sugar industry could dish out, there is more. News Five has confirmed that fair-trade has written to the B.S.C.F.A. [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Proceeds With Disbursal of Checks Despite Fair-trade Warning

But despite that clear warning from fair-trade, today officials at the B.S.C.F.A. are busy preparing to disburse checks to the almost five thousand five hundred registered cane-farmers in Orange Walk [...]

Turbulence Ahead for B.S.C.F.A., Projects to be Halted and Employees Laid Off

While four million dollars may seem like a lot of money, divided between five thousand five hundred dollars, it only comes up to a little over seven hundred dollars per [...]

P.U.P. Northern Caucus Issues Release on Sugar Woes

The Northern Caucus of the People’s United Party this afternoon issued a statement on the state of affairs in the lifeblood of the north.  The caucus calls on the Sugar [...]

Are Guatemalan Laborers Entering Belize for Work?

Why were hundreds of Guatemalan labourers at our Western Border crossing into Belize today? Well that’s the question everybody wants answered at this time. As you can see from this [...]

Chetumal Street Bridge: A Timeline to Completion

It is not officially open yet, but traffic is already traversing the Chetumal Street Bridge in Belize City that spans the two highways; Phillip Goldson and the George Price thoroughfares. [...]

Gas Prices Continue to Plummet

Remember back in March of 2009 when fuel prices at the pumps for regular and premium were just above five dollars? Since then the prices for the most part went [...]

Electricity Rates Going Down

There is another bit of good news. The Public Utilities Commission announced today that it has amended the mean electricity rate and previously approved tariffs which are resulting lower costs [...]

Johnny Ramclam Busted at P.G.I.A. for Failure to Declare

Turning to the courts: A Belize City car dealer was nabbed at the Phillip Goldson International Airport on Monday afternoon in possession of seven thousand dollars in US currency and [...]

Tourist on San Pedro Nabbed for Possession of a Roach

A Honduran national who resides in Minnesota, U.S.A., but was visiting Belize and staying on La Isla Bonita, San Pedro was busted with a “roach,” which is a small amount [...]

Is Political Pendulum Still Swinging in Favor of the P.U.P.?

Municipal Elections 2015 are set for early March and Belizeans in nine towns and cities are once again gearing up to go to the polls in the national exercise.  Despite [...]

Alfredo Ortega to P.M. Barrow, “Stop Joking Around!”

Fair-trade dropped a bombshell on the B.S.C.F.A. today concerning the disbursal of four million dollars to farmers. Prime Minister Barrow went on record earlier this week to say that he [...]

Prime Minister Barrow Says B.S.C.F.A. Resolution is Outrageously Ill-founded

Following on the heels of Sunday’s meeting with cane-farmers, letters have been sent to both the SICB and the Prime Minister requesting intervention and immediate action. So far there has [...]

P.M.’s Take on State of the Sugar Industry

Even as the B.S.C.F.A. tries to chart a path over rocky roads and through shark-infested waters, there are increasingly loud reports of discord among farmers. News Five has covered every [...]

Gapi Says B.S.C.F.A. Resolution was Politically Motivated

The Prime Minister has been the man guiding the ship of government’s intervention in the sugar-cane crisis, but without doubt his navigator has been Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega. So [...]

Bicycle Stolen from Non-profit Organization

Together We Can Solve Hunger….it’s a non-profit organization that was established less than a year ago with a single goal – to assist the less fortunate Belizeans in the city. [...]

Together We Can Solve Hunger Reaches Out to the Homeless

The organization has grown and now caters to over forty homeless persons in the city. The family has providing weekly food hampers to several families throughout the city. Mai took [...]