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Flood Watch in Belize City

If you are in Belize City, you are probably wondering when we will get a break from the heavy rains and what is causing it all. Today news five was [...]

Chief Meteorologist to Residents: “Remain Alert”

As we head closer to the end of the hurricane season, as predicted, it was an above average season. A little less than a month and a half is left [...]

Protest in Seine Bight as Gas Station Construction Continues

Some villagers in the Seine Bight community were up in arms this morning, showing up in front of a construction site where a gas station is being built. Villagers have [...]

Minister of Agriculture Weighs in on Cane Farmers and ASR/BSI Impasse

The Minister of Agriculture has the hard task of bringing the Belize Sugar Industry and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association together to strike a compromise over their commercial agreement. [...]

Mai Says He has to Represent All Interests Even Though He too is a Cane Farmer

But, can the Minister of Agriculture act a neutral party in negotiations? Minister Mai is both a sugar cane farmer and a member of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association. [...]

Regional Body Looks Forward to Monitoring Mechanism For Sugar Producers

The Sugar Association of the Caribbean says it applauds the terms of reference for the Monitoring Mechanism for Sugar (MMS) approved at the recent meeting of the Council for Trade [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic Plunges Belize Further into Poverty

Six out of every ten Belizeans are poor. That is the statistic that came out during a recent statement made by Prime Minister John Briceño at the United Nation General [...]

Agreements Being Signed in Mexico to Diversity Belizean Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture was recently in Mexico along with a delegation of government officials, including Prime Minister John Briceno. We have told you about the discussions Prime Minister Briceno [...]

Looking to El Salvadoran Markets for Belizean Export Opportunities

Minister Mai has also been in El Salvador, meeting with his counterpart there.  Mai also visited Salvadoran markets to see which products Belizean farmers might be able to provide.   [...]

Regional Markets Key to Expanding Belizean Agriculture

In terms of regional export potential, Mexico alone has a population of over one hundred and twenty million. Mai says having Mexico as a partner in trade, by way of [...]

Prime Minister Tours KHMH COVID Unit

Prime Minister John Briceno visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital’ s COVID Unit today to get a firsthand look at the COVID situation inside. The unit has been operating at [...]

CEO Cansino Discusses PM Visit

PM Briceno also met with newly appointed CEO at KHMH, Chandra Cansino. She shared her thoughts on his visit and how she hopes it will bring needed relief to the [...]

KHMH May Need to Transfer COVID Patients

And one of those pressing needs at the KHMH is human resources. As the number of hospitalization continues to rise, there is a need for more doctors and nurses.  Without [...]

Charges Filed in Murder of Ian Westby

Police formally arrested and charged a thirty seven year old Belize City man for the murder of Ian Westby. He has been identified as Leon Garcia of St Jude Street.  [...]

18 migrants and two Belizean drivers intercepted in anti-smuggling operation

Two men from Belmopan have been charged for smuggling illegal immigrants and their 18 passengers detained. Police say on Tuesday morning they were on operations on Paslow Falls Road in the [...]

Murder at the Adjacency Zone in Toledo, One Woman Detained

Here’s an update to a story from the Adjacency Zone Police have charged Evangelina Rosalia Ack with murder following the stabbing of Justo Martinez in Jalacte over the weekend. According [...]

National Female Volleyball Team Fighting at Central American Championship

Female athletes attached to national teams are overseas representing the country in volleyball and football. Nearest to our borders are the national female volleyball team, who landed in Nicaragua on [...]

COVID Pandemic Affected the National Female Volleyball Team

While the team experienced yet another loss today, BVA President Allan Sharp says their performance was affected by two factors:  the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the fact that some [...]

U17 Female Football National Team Loses to Curacao

Similarly, the under-seventeen female football national team is in Florida competing in the 2021 Women’s Under 17 Championship. During the match against Curacao held today, the national team lost in [...]