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Namid Mesh is Fatally Stabbed in Seine Bight on Christmas Eve

A domestic disturbance in Seine Bight Village overnight has resulted in the stabbing death of a twenty-three-year-old.  It is reported that Jorge Triminio, the ex-boyfriend of Linda Vigil, visited her [...]

Crop Set to Commence; Commercial Agreement Negotiations Continue

The sugar crop is set to begin on December twenty-seventh, without a consensus on how the B.S.C.F.A. and A.S.R./B.S.I. will reach a new commercial agreement. In an attempt to start [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Favors G.O.B. Proposal on Commercial Agreement Negotiations

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association, in a release today, says that it finds the Government of Belize’s proposal favorable, with one condition. Their condition is that the interim agreement [...]

Sugar Industry Control Board Weighs In On Interim Agreement

The Sugar Industry Control Board says it is confident that an agreement will be met between B.S.C.F.A. and A.S.R./B.S.I. by the end of April. Marcos Osorio, chairman of the Sugar [...]

Minister of Agriculture Says Farmers Welcome Crop Season Opening

We also heard from Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai, who told us over the phone that the government will be part of the negotiations, every step of the way.  [...]

Section of Philip Goldson Highway Collapses into Belize River

A section of the Philip Goldson Highway near mile seven has washed away. The embankment collapsed into the Belize River, along with it a significant portion of the pavement. It [...]

Section of Highway was Fixed Back in 2009, not in 2016 Upgrade

There have been perennial issues with that area where the road has collapsed in the past and fixed. Like the area around mile four, there is also unevenness as a [...]

The Solution to Collapsing Highway

So what’s the solution and timeline for when a permanent fix can be expected?   Lennox Bradley, Chief Engineer “We plan to use H piles – that’s metal steel sections [...]

The Rush for Electronic Devices and Footwear

It is Christmas Eve and the traffic downtown in downtown Belize City is bumper-to-bumper.  Many are still out and about grabbing gifts for their loved ones at the eleventh hour.  [...]

Grocery Shoppers Thriftier This Christmas

Many people returned to the workplace this year, but with their return there seems to be a degree of thriftier shopping, at least among those who were still making last-minute [...]

Price of Premium Fuel Dips on Christmas Day

Motorists who use premium fuel will be pleased when they go to the pumps on Christmas day and discover that the price of that fuel will be somewhat cheaper. The [...]

Ministry of Health & Wellness Warns Against Public Partying

Proprietors of night clubs, discotheques, and bars are cautioned that Statutory Instrument number one-fifty-one of 2021 prohibits these establishments from holding parties and related activities at this time. The caution [...]

Traffic Safety during the Yuletide

The Belize Police Department will be working overtime this Christmas weekend with officers patrolling the streets to ensure citizen safety and to enforce curfew regulation.  But, they are also reminding [...]

Drink Responsibly and Avoid Domestic Violence

The police department is also advising against domestic violence this holiday weekend.  With alcohol being consumed during this festive period, the likelihood of domestic violence is a real concern.   [...]

A Christmas Message Focuses on Celebrating History

What does Christmas mean for you? You’d find that for many persons, the spirit of the season holds a special place for various reasons, but often, it is about spending [...]

A Tapered Down Christmas Service

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a mix of church services. For example, Saint Martin’s Parish will be convening its service at the Swift Hall in Belize City [...]