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Crop Season in jeopardy, cane farmers stand firm on threat of strike

Five thousand three hundred sugar cane farmers from the Orange Walk and Corozal Districts are determined to go on strike as early as this coming Monday, November twenty-fifth. That is [...]

Will the mills at B.S.I. be churning with no sugar cane to grind?

But did the BSCFA miss an ideal opportunity to sit at the negotiating table? As we told you, a meeting was set for Tuesday, Garifuna Settlement Day. At the meeting [...]

Deputy Prime Minister meets with B.S.I. and A.S.R. to diffuse tension in sugar industry

Executives from the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association were purposely absent from a meeting on Garifuna Settlement Day. With the clock ticking, this afternoon, C.E.O. Joey Montalvo of B.S.I. and [...]

Vega asks for B.S.I. and BSCFA to come back to discussion table

As we said, the BSCFA has threatened that it will not make deliveries at Monday’s start of the next crop season if its request to receive a percentage of the [...]

Are farmers entitled to part of the proceeds from the sale of bagasse?

Tonight’s question is: Do you believe farmers are entitled to part of the proceeds from the sale of bagasse? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

The Baby Jaguars face Guatemala in UNCAF Games

The UNCAF under-sixteen tournament continues tonight in Belmopan with the Baby Jaguars taking on team Guatemala.  It’s a hugely anticipated game that is starting shortly at the F.F.B. stadium in [...]

Has Carey Fraser stepped down as president of UB?

Today, News Five received multiple reports that University of Belize President, Doctor Carey Fraser, had left office. Fraser has written a letter to Prime Minister Dean Barrow indicating that he [...]

An Orange Walk man is on life support following a gas tank explosion

An Orange Walk resident is tonight on life support following an explosion of a butane gas tank at Camp ten of the Shipyard Community. On Tuesday morning around eleven o’clock, [...]

17 year old shot in the leg

A minor is tonight recovering from gunshot wounds he received on Monday night. Seventeen year old Wilbert Cecil Gabourel was shot to the left leg sometime around nine-thirty p.m. as [...]

Man freed of indecent assault charge after 9 years

A man who was accused back in 2005 of molesting an eight-year-old child in the city is free tonight. The mother of the child claimed she caught him partially nude [...]

All Aboard: Belize in Motion through the Years Exhibit is launched

On display at the Museum of Belize is a historical journey of the evolution of transportation in Belize. The exhibit includes archival information such as photographs and items that show [...]

2 local tour companies clinch Princess Cruise Awards

Two companies involved in the tourism industry were honored by a major cruise line this morning. Both Bacab Eco Tours and Chukka Tours were cited by Princess Cruise Lines for [...]