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Sugar Impasse Ends: Agreement Signed Between B.S.I. and Cane Farmers

Tonight, there is good news related to the sugar dispute coming out of the north. A.S.R./B.S.I. this evening agreed to strike a compromise with B.S.C.F.A.  Andrew Westby, Chairman of the [...]

Sugar Mill Had Been Concerned About Blockade

That signing was today, but on Thursday, A.S.R./B.S.I. was still concerned about the blockade and the interruption of the 2021/2022 sugar crop. The company issued a release saying it was [...]

G.O.B. Takes Responsibility for Potential Lawsuit from Blockade

B.S.C.F.A. says is not concerned about any legal challenges that A.S.R./B.S.I. may bring as a result of the blockade and interruption of the sugar crop. According to Westby, the Prime [...]

Angry Cane Farmers Wanted Three-Year Agreement

A.S.R./B.S.I. was not the only ones feeling the pressure from B.S.C.F.A. farmers over the last three days. Prime Minister John Briceño received his fair share of criticism. He had been [...]

Cane Farmers Protest in Front of PM’s House

On Thursday evening, cane farmers took the streets of Orange Walk and protested in front of the Prime Minister’s house. ComPol Chester Williams says that a permit was issued for [...]

Maintaining Civility during Sugar Protest

For the past few days, the police have been maintaining order in the north where cane farmers have been protesting and agitated.  ComPol Chester Williams said on Thursday the Belize [...]

Umbrella Union Organization Supports Cane Farmers

Unions, including the Belize National Trade Union, as well as the National Trade Union Congress of Belize were out in support B.S.C.F.A. members throughout the week.  Luke Martinez, President of [...]

Chester to Rain on Parties & Illegal Events

As most Belizeans prepare to usher in 2022 in a far more subdued way than they had hoped, the Commissioner of Police is cautioning those who do plan to party [...]

Resorts & Hotels Not Exempted from COVID-19 Regulations

And, if you are planning to play tourist and go to a resort or hotel to find a party, ComPol Williams says these places are not exempt from the ban [...]

Families from Same Home Can Celebrate, Just Don’t Go to Large Gatherings

One doctor at least is glad to see the Police Department is planning to crack down on planned New Year’s Eve gatherings. Dr. Shanna Pott, a general physician, was a [...]

What Are Symptoms of Omicron?

And, in case you are wondering about some of the symptoms associated with the Omicron variant, Dr. Pott spoke about the common ones she has been seeing in her patients, [...]

Seven Belizeans Receive New Year’s Honours

Seven notable Belizeans, who have contributed to Belize’s development, are this year’s recipients of awards bestowed by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Second. The announcement of the appointments to the [...]

Coyi Instrumental in Private and Public Sector

But after Dr. Coyi served in the public service, he turned to the private sector, where he was one of the founding members of the Belize Medical Associates Hospital in [...]

Senator Smith Says M.B.E. Recognition Was Unexpected

Senator Elena Smith who also serves as the President of the Belize National Teachers’ Union said she did not expect the recognition of Ordinary Member of the British Empire. Viewers [...]

Smith Hopes the B.N.T.U. is Not Labeled Because of Her Recognition

Senator Smith says the struggles have not been easy, with all the labeling that she has endured, and she hopes the recognition now does not lead to more of it. [...]

Ras Dara Recieves MBE Recognition for Philanthropy

Another of the 2021 honorees for Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is Joel Robinson. Ras Dara, as he is popularly known, was recognized in the past as an [...]

Are Cruise Passengers a Risk to Belize?

On Thursday, as many as fourteen thousand visitors disembarked from six vessels anchored outside of Belize City, marking a record for cruise arrivals over the past two years.  It’s a [...]

K.H.M.H. Continues to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

Chief Executive Officer Chandra Cansino assumed leadership of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in mid-October, amid the throes of a third wave of COVID-19 infections.  At the time, the national [...]

ComPol Williams Justifies Ticket to Fire-fighters

ComPol Chester Williams has commented on the five-hundred-dollar ticket slapped on three fire service personnel in Santa Elena. On Thursday morning, the fire-fighters were changing shift, and while on the [...]

New Program for Women through Ahmadiyya

Last week, the Ahmadiyya Muslim community donated sports equipment to the Belize Central Prison and the Wagner’s Youth Facility in Hattieville. And, for the New Year, Imam Naveed Mangla shared [...]

Educational Software Boosting Opportunities for Belize’s Incarcerated

And as we head into 2022, the Kolbe Foundation is continuing to offer rehabilitative and educational programs for both youths and adults while they are incarcerated. Prison C.E.O., Virgilio Murillo [...]

Cellular World Raffles $10,000 in Samsung Phones & Buds

The folks over at Cellular World ended the year with a bang, giving away Samsung phones and buds. The Northern Shops branch in Belize City was the venue for the [...]

The Champagne Rush on New Year’s Eve

That’s right, it’s countdown time again and to ring in the New Year, lots of people are looking for a bottle of their favorite champagne.  From affordable to pricey, there’s [...]

What’s Your Resolution for 2022

As 2021 comes to an end, many are reflecting on milestones they have achieved over the past three hundred and sixty-five days, while others are battling with grief from loved [...]

Could Cruise Ships Be Turned Away Due to Omicron?

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that Americans not travel by cruise ship even if vaccinated for COVID-19. Cases aboard a number of cruise ships using [...]