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SICB Won’t Compel ASR/B.S.I. to Accept Cane Deliveries

There is perhaps an unprecedented level of turmoil in the sugar industry tonight. The issues delaying the start of crop are complicated, but we’ll keep it simple. On Sunday cane-farmers [...]

Are Caneros Being Misled Into Seeking Order of Mandamus?

And certainly the government is not prepared to see American Sugar Refinery close its doors. After clarifying ASR’s position, the PM did the same with his. The Sugar Industry Control [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Director Prepared to Deliver 500,000 Tons of Cane to ASR/B.S.I. Pronto

Prime Minister says that the reason that government did not move to amend the Act as instructed by the Supreme Court in 2010 is because it wanted to preserve the [...]

PM on Amendment to Sugar Act

And then Prime Minister Barrow dropped the hammer, expressing its full support for any group which would organize to deliver cane outside of the B.S.C.F.A. That signifies a complete dismissal [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Proceeds With Disbursal of Fairtrade Funds to Cane Farmers

There is still no date for the start of the sugar crop and farmers are encouraged to deal directly with the sugar company. While this represents a blow to the [...]

Will Caneros Take to the Streets in Protest?

So far it has only been bad news for the B.S.C.F.A. and it is also bad news for those farmers and directors who have vehemently advocated going back to the [...]

PM Has No Desire to Meet With B.S.C.F.A.

If you were a little unclear about G.O.B.’s rejection of the B.S.C.F.A., the Prime Minister went further. While he met with ASR/B.S.I. on Wednesday, he has no wish to do [...]

PM Says There’s No Requisite Majority to Nationalize ASR/B.S.I.

So to wrap it all up, we picked out the relevant statement which clearly shows the Prime Minister’s frustration with the continuing chaos in the industry. While Barrow has maintained [...]

Jason Williams Gets Additional Prison Sentence for Stealing Rental Car

He is already serving a five-year jail term for firearm and ammunition offenses and will now spend his thirty-eighth birthday behind bars because Jason Williams was convicted today and got [...]

Minister of Immigration on Influx of Guatemalan Laborers

On Wednesday’s newscast we showed you pictures of hundreds of Guatemalan labourers massed at the Western Border waiting to come across. These labourers, we were told, entered Belize on the [...]

K.H.M.H. and Smart Upgrade A&E Waiting Room

When we last heard about the K.H.M.H., the folks there were welcoming the new baby for 2015. Well there is some more positive news tonight. The lobby of the Accident [...]

Good Morning America Chooses Destination Belize for 2015

The tourism industry closed last year on a high note after surpassing a million visitors to the jewel. And early indications are that 2015 may also be a bumper year. [...]

DOE Bridges Gap Between Man and His Environment

It is now abundantly clear that the protection of our environment is key to our continued existence. In fact sixty percent of the country has been designated as protected areas.  [...]

Community Baboon Sanctuary Explored

The workshop concluded with a tour by the Community Baboon Sanctuary in the area. The sanctuary, which spans the length and width of seven villages in the River Valley area, [...]

…But Why Is Business Slowing Down?

But the CBS relies primarily on the tourism aspect of the sanctuary. The sanctuary offers six different tours including the nature walk, a river canoe tour that is contracted to [...]

Healthy Living: get techy and live healthy

Welcome to our first segment of Healthy Living for 2015. To start the year with a bang and to help us set our goals for a balanced life style we [...]