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ASR Will Not Sign With B.S.C.F.A.

Prime Minister Dean Barrow called a press conference just before noon stating that government is once again intervening to save the sugar industry. Actually, it wasn’t quite as simple as [...]

PM Barrow Says He will Protect the B.S.C.F.A.

Arising from ASR’s new stance, there is some speculation that the company is seeking to punish the organization for its insubordination, so to speak. And following from that, there is [...]

All Parties Must Agree on Crop Start

Now here’s the thing. News Five has been reliably informed that if ASR/B.S.I. does open its gates to those Associations with which it has signed, farmers registered with the B.S.C.F.A. [...]

PM Lashes Out At “Extremists”

For some time now, attorney Audrey Matura-Shepherd and Prime Minister Dean Barrow have been trading insults. On Thursday, Matura-Shepherd got in her shots, stating that she found it embarrassing as [...]

Sugar Act to be Amended on Monday

And so ends our coverage of the critically complicated sugar industry tonight. On Monday there will be a sitting of the House of Representatives, where the government will push through [...]

Cop Accused of Unlawful Sex Gets Bail

A cop from Independence who has been charged for having sexual intercourse with a minor appeared before the Supreme Court today. Patrick O’Brien was charged this week and while it [...]

Avian Flu Detected in Cayo

It was confirmed today that the Avian Influenza Type A has been detected in two poultry farms in the Spanish Lookout area, Cayo District. BAHA says the outbreak is limited [...]

CCJ President Byron on Death Penalty

This afternoon, Sir Dennis Byron, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, was a guest at our studios for an in depth interview on the work of the CCJ; that [...]

CCJ’s Role & Function Still Largely Unknown

On February fourteenth, 2001, Belize joined Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago in signing an agreement establishing the [...]

Justice Byron Says Belize Cases Significant Regionally

Again, while he could not divulge details of pending local matters, Justice Byron says that past cases from Belize have been very significant in setting legal precedence within the Caribbean [...]

Bar Association Hosts Law Conference

‘Reforms, Rights and Remedies’ is the theme for the Bar Association’s 2015 law conference.  Following the press encounter with Justice Dennis Byron, attorneys, magistrates and legal practitioners from across the [...]

Bar Seeking Assistance in Expediting Cases

The issue of inmates who have been condemned and are awaiting execution at the Belize Central Prison remains a concern for human rights activists.  In the bar association there is [...]

Near Fatal Accident on Northern Highway

There was a near-fatal traffic mishap along the Phillip Goldson Highway sometime around four-thirty this evening when a motorcycle heading towards Belize City collided into the rear of a pickup [...]

K.H.M.H. C.E.O. Speaks On Lucia Martinez Case

The case of eighteen year old Hattieville resident Lucia Martinez is distasteful and disturbing. The young girl gave birth to her first child recently at the K.H.M.H. She claims that [...]

Investigation Has Been Concluded

Coye reiterates that corrective measures to address what could have led to the event have been implemented, and they will meet with Lucia Martinez and her family as necessary to [...]

K.H.M.H. Hosts Belize Spinal Team

The words Belize Spine Program don’t immediately ring a bell, but there are Belizeans today who would not be walking without it. It was born in 2010 out of a [...]

Spine Overseas Donates Cell Savers

Earlier we told you about the donation to the K.H.M.H. of two cell-saver machines. It’s expected that they will be used in complicated spinal surgeries. But that’s only one aspect [...]

MoE Hosts Training Workshop

Approximately thirty persons from technical and vocational high school instructors as well as personnel from ITVETs across the country were engaged in a training workshop at the Biltmore Plaza. The [...]

Ministry Addressing Human Resource Needs

The training works hand in hand with the education sector strategy of the ministry, says C.E.O. David Leacock. With major industries in the south for banana and the introduction of [...]

SJC Launches Fundraising Initiative

A fundraising initiative was launched this morning by one of the oldest and largest academic institutions in Belize. Saint John’s College is hoping to raise a significant amount of money [...]

YWCA Assisting At-Risk Youths

Another well established institution, the Young Women’s Christian Association, with the assistance of the US Embassy, is rolling out a two-year program aimed at building human resources capacity for at-risk [...]