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Why Are Toledo Rice Farmers Paid Less Than Northern Rice Producers?

The proposed importation of rice from a CARICOM country by businessman Jack Charles of Xtra House remains unresolved tonight, even though a shipment of prepackaged Guyanese rice to be retailed [...]

Chamber of Commerce Weighs In on Rice Issue

With less than twenty-four hours before the shipment of rice arrives, the showdown between producers and importer is heating up. Earlier today, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued [...]

What Are Belizean Consumers Saying About Rice?

On Tuesday, we asked our online viewers whether they would support or not the importation of Guyanese rice into Belize? With a shipment of rice nearing Belize, today, we took [...]

No Small Turkeys Available in Belize

If you were thinking of getting a small turkey this Christmas, you may want to try a chicken instead. That’s because currently there are none to be had in the [...]

Revisiting the Chiquibul 2 Years after Launch of Awareness Campaign

What is the state of Belize’s largest national park two years after launching an active campaign to raise awareness on the value of the Chiquibul?  Today was report card day [...]

Punta Gorda Police Investigate Murder of Taxi-man

Punta Gorda Police are trying to determine who may have lured a taxi-man to his death on a remote feeder road on the outskirts of that community. A we reported [...]

Ex-Police Officer Remanded for Weed

An ex-police officer, who was out on parole, is back behind bars tonight. Ronald Ragan Sutherland was convicted of wounding his ex-girlfriend back in 2014 and sentenced to two years, [...]

Belize City Resident Charged for Handling Stolen Goods

But John Burke, a Belize City resident, will not be spending Christmas behind bars. He was accused of burglary and handling stolen goods after the home of a Belizean/American couple [...]

Belize City Man Remanded For Shooting

Tonight, twenty-eight-year-old Jeffery McDougal is behind bars after being accused of a shooting incident which occurred on Sunday, December thirteenth, 2015 in which Brandon Allen was shot and injured in [...]

Police Officers Adopt an Elderly Woman in Community Rehabilitation Initiative

This afternoon, ninety-three year old Wilmenia Santos, a resident of number thirty Caesar Ridge Road since Independence, was given an early and very meaningful Christmas gift from the Community Policing [...]

Mayors from Belize City and Chetumal Sign Sister City Agreement

Belizeans in the thousands flock across the northern border to shop, but trade is about to go up even higher. On Tuesday, the mayors from Belize City and the City [...]

Belize City Looks to Tap Into Tourism Potential from Chetumal

With established relations between the municipalities of Belize City, San Pedro and Chetumal, Bradley says that the idea is for Belize to tap into the tourist population across the northern [...]

Contract Signed for Phase I of Phillip Goldson Highway Rehabilitation

If you’ve driven on the Phillip Goldson Highway anytime in the last couple months you’ve probably complained bitterly about the condition of the road. The section from the Boom junction [...]

Bangladeshi Nationals in Belize Commemorate Victory Day

A flag raising ceremony was held today at the Battlefield Park in Belize City. At seven o’clock this morning, Bangladesh nationals living in Belize hoisted their country’s flag in commemoration [...]

Belize City Council Acknowledges Contributions of Bangladeshi Community

While the Bangladeshi community is small in Belize, they contribute significantly to the commercial private sector of downtown Belize City. They’ve been working closing with the City Council of Belize [...]