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Portion of Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s Compound Transferred to Private Company under Former Administration

Former Mayor Khalid Belisle is tonight defending a decision made by the Belmopan City Council to sell a portion of the Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s land to a private company owned [...]

Belmopan Highway Expansion Lands Sold, says Area Rep

The transfer of a portion of the Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s compound to a private entity in Belmopan is not the only land issue Mira says his team has identified. According [...]

Former Belmopan Mayor Stands Behind Decision to Repurpose City Lands

When we asked former Mayor Belisle about the questionable transfer of public lands under his leadership, and the blemish the accusations have left on his legacy as mayor, he reiterated [...]

Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s Accessibility Improves, says Area Rep

Athletes are now taking advantage of greater access to the facilities at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium under the management of the National Sports Council. The Isidoro Beaton Stadium is regarded [...]

ASR/BSI Multimillion-Dollar Investment at Big Creek Port for Sugar Industry

News Five team traveled south to the Big Creek Port where American Sugar Refinery/Belize Sugar Industry officially launched its improved raw sugar and molasses logistics at the port.  It comes [...]

Is Refined White Sugar the Next Step for A.S.R./B.S.I.?

With a more reliable system established at the Big Creek Port, will A.S.R./B.S.I. now look to creating refined white sugar? Country Manager Mac McLachlan was asked what’s next for the [...]

An Update on the Commercial Agreement Negotiations between A.S.R./B.S.I. and B.S.C.F.A.

The start of the 2021 sugar crop was delayed as a result of a standoff between the miller and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association, over the commercial agreement. So [...]

2021 Sugar Crop on Schedule, Despite Rains

With the late start of the 2021 sugar crop season, is the industry on schedule to get the cane out of the farms and to the mills before the close [...]

Supreme Court Grants Leave for Application of Judicial Review of Customs Promotions

On Tuesday, Justice Genevieve Chabot granted leave for judicial review in a claim brought on behalf of Dave Vaccaro and Rackel Waight.  They are both senior customs officials who were [...]

Were Public Service Regulations Skirted in Customs Promotions?

The crux of the matter, according to Lindo, is that the existing Public Service Regulations were circumvented in favor of the promotions that are being called to question. William Lindo [...]

Belize Established the UN Migration Network

The United Nations has a number of agencies in Belize and with the launch of its Migration Network, all of those agencies, primarily those that deal with issues of migration, [...]

International Organization of Migration Belize to Assist with Amnesty Applications Online

The government has announced that it will officially open its amnesty portal in August for people who fled to Belize seeking freedom or safety. Working hand in hand with them [...]

PM Briceño Attends IX Summit of the Americas in California

Prime Minister John Briceño departed the country on Tuesday, June seventh to Los Angeles, California, to attend the Ninth Summit of the Americas from June eighth to the tenth. The [...]

Public Call for Food Vendors to Participate in Music and Food Festival

There is an open call for food vendors to apply for stalls at the upcoming Belize International Music and Food Festival in San Pedro. The first-of-its-kind event which is designed [...]

Minister of State Ramirez Denies Allegation of Assault by Defeated Councilor Candidate

He is the Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government and the Area Representative for the Corozal South West constituency. But at [...]

Is Khalid Belisle the Man for Belmopan?

Former Mayor Khalid Belisle aspires to be the next U.D.P. representative for the Belmopan constituency. His opponent in an upcoming leadership convention, for which a date is yet to be [...]

Belizean Science Student Accepted at Harvard University

You probably remember him from 2014 when he topped the P.S.E. or when he aced the C-SEC exams while at E.P. Yorke High School. Now this Belizean youth from Crooked [...]

Celebrating World Ocean Day 2022

It’s back-to-back celebration for the Belize Barrier Reef System, as World Ocean Day also recognizes the importance of the reef and marine biodiversity.  While we celebrate the ocean, there are [...]