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Is Local Rice Contaminated With Poisonous Toxins?

Belizeans consume about twelve thousand tons of rice annually. But is that rice contaminated with a poisonous chemical which causes cancer? Aflatoxins are produced by fungi found on agricultural products, [...]

Importer Jack Charles Produces Lab Tests and Alleges Contamination

The documents from Eurofins Lab were accompanied by a press release – the one to which Agriculture C.E.O. Jose Alpuche makes reference. In that release, Charles admits that he commissioned [...]

Missing Guatemalan Woman Found Dead in Orchard off Hummingbird Highway

Guatemalan Lydia Janet Garcia was reported missing on January nineteenth by her son, Alexander Enrique Garcia. He told Benque Police that his mother was last seen on January eighth when [...]

Fire Rages at Country Foods, Spanish Lookout

At news time tonight a fire is raging at a warehouse in the Spanish Lookout Community. Country Foods went up in flames around three this afternoon and police say that [...]

Police Locate Stolen Pickup

Since Sunday, Police have been on the lookout for a red 2001 Mazda pickup, stolen on the old Western highway from Jorge Lopez. Lopez was accosted by two men, one [...]

SUV and Truck Collide on the Haulover Bridge

There was an accident on the Haulover Bridge at around three-fifteen this afternoon, when the driver of a red SUV apparently lost control and crashed into a large truck. There [...]

National Security Officials Visit F.O.B. Site at Mouth of Sarstoon

This morning, Minister of National Security John Saldivar, with an entourage including Minister of State Frank Mena and representatives from the Ministry, Police and Belize Defence Force, visited the site [...]

Ray Cattouse Weighs in on Cycling Controversy

The firestorm caused by the threat to fine and suspend Kaya Cattouse to compete in races organized by the Belize Cycling Federation, has not subsided. The well known cyclist has [...]

Senior Cyclist Claims the Sport Has Not Grown Under CFB

According to Ray Cattouse, C-Ray is one of the only clubs in the history of cycling in Belize to annually field a junior team, a youth team, a female team, [...]

C-Ray Cycling Club Owner Threatens Legal Action

Cattouse is not taking lightly the threat made to Kaya by the Cycling Federation. He says he wants it removed from her record and if not, he is heading up [...]

Shopkeeper Who Killed 2 Men is Free

Fifty-three year old Edison Johnson, a resident of Carmelita, was freed on Tuesday and tonight he is home with his family.  The shopkeeper from Guinea Grass was behind bars since [...]

Francisco Gomez Convicted for Sexual Assault of 11 Year Old

While Johnson is free, a resident of Boston Village in the Belize District, Francisco Gomez, aka “Indiana” will be spending time behind bars. Gomez was convicted this morning of allegations [...]

Mayor Bradley and Urban Planners Looking to Spruce Up Yarborough

The Yarborough area of the City is poised to get a facelift that will be spurring economic activity. While the neighborhood boasts of many attributes, it does not have in [...]

Bradley Says Perceived Inactivity Since Elections Is Unsubstantiated

With general elections well behind, Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley, some believe, has been lying low as it relates to activities at City Hall. Earlier today when the media caught [...]

Mayor Plans to Address Zoning in Specific Communities

A hot-button subject coming up on which the Mayor will not be quiet about relates to zoning. Mayor Bradley says that in the past, the City Council had been dealing [...]

No Timeline in Long Forgotten Cinderella Plaza Renovation

Of the many infrastructure projects in the City that have become a nuisance to residents is the flood mitigation project which is only partially completed in the area of Cinderella [...]

Ministry of Health and Taiwan Sign Cooperation Agreement

The governments of Belize and Taiwan today penned an agreement to make way for cooperation in the public health sector.  The agreement was signed by the Minister of Health, Pablo [...]

Stakeholders in CSME Free Movement Meet in Belize City

Belize is preparing to host the CARICOM Heads of Government Intercessional next week. At least nine heads have already confirmed their attendance and will look at many issues including the [...]

Belize Prepares to Host CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting

As it relates to Belize, there has not been a swift movement of persons so the CSME Focal Point, Tricia Gideon spoke of what is being done to engage Belizeans. [...]