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New Sugar Regulations Proposes License for Import and Export of Sugar

The Sugar Industry Control Board has green-lighted a new set of regulations that will require persons to hold a valid license if they wish to import or export sugar out [...]

Opposition Says It Will Not Support Proposed Sugar Regulation in the House

Following B.S.I.’s release, the United Democratic Party issued a statement of its own voicing concerns over the manner in which the new regulations are being brought forward. The U.D.P. says, [...]

Citrus Industry Hanging by a Thin Tread, Welcome Bamboo Industry

The once thriving citrus industry in Belize has been declining over the years and is now hanging by a thin thread.  There has been a significant loss of jobs and [...]

Punta Gorda Radiologist to Be Placed on Interdiction Following Sexual Assault Allegation

Last night, we told you that thirty-nine-year-old radiologist Desmond Arzu has been charged for the crime of sexual assault. The charge stems from a complaint that was brought against him [...]

RADO Says Everything Better with New C.E.O.

It’s been one week since the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Transport has been working under a new Chief Executive Officer and Minister Rodwell Ferguson says that everything is better.  [...]

Raheem Reid Charged with Shooting At Police and Another Man

Tonight, Raheem Reid, a deliveryman of Belize City is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he was denied bail on arraignment on a charge of use of deadly [...]

Eighteen Brazilians Charged for Immigration Offences

Eighteen Brazilians who were charged with immigration offences appeared in the Magistrate’s Court late Monday. They pleaded guilty and were fined, before being ordered to leave the country upon settling [...]

Football Federation of Belize Seeks to Address Brawls at Football Matches

The Football Federation of Belize has expressed concern over three brawls that occurred during football matches over the weekend.  In the Cayo District, a fight ensued between the members of [...]

Government of Belize Pushes Financial Legislation Amendments to Avoid Blacklisting

The House of Representatives will meet on May nineteenth. As the Government of Belize seeks to bring its financial legislations up to par with international standards, Friday will see the [...]

Lebeha Drummers to Release Sophomore Album: Biama

In tonight’s episode of Kolcha Tuesday, News Five looks at the Lebeha Drummers of Hopkins, as they prepare for the release of their second album, Biama, on Friday.  The collective [...]

80 Alcaldes, Deputies Trained on Duties as Local Magistrates

Eighty alcaldes and deputy alcaldes from forty Maya villages in southern Belize were engaged in training on their duties as local magistrates under the Alcaldes Jurisdiction of the Inferior Courts [...]

Alcalde Vs Village Chairman: Who Has the Final Say?

Alcaldes have a Maya customary jurisdiction that is part of the ancient and traditional way of life – these are practices that have served the Maya people for generations.  But [...]

Laguna Village to Hold Press Conference

On Wednesday, the media is being called out to Laguna Village in Toledo District where a press conference will be held.  We know that there has been conflict over land [...]

A Proposed Bridge to Link Placencia and Independence

Is a bridge linking Placencia to Independence coming soon? Today, Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson confirmed that a proposal is in the making for the construction of a [...]

Sports Jerseys for Calvary Temple Football Team

Today, sixteen students from standard two to six at the Calvary Temple School received football jerseys as the school aspires to enlist the team in a football competition being organized [...]

U.S. Ambassador Speaks Highly of Belize in Recent Feature

Shondaland, an American television production company, has done a feature on U.S. Ambassador Michelle Kwan in which the U.S. diplomat spoke highly of Belize. In responding to the question about [...]

Audubon Heads to Crooked Tree for Annual General Meeting

The Belize Audubon Society held its annual general meeting recently.  The non-governmental organization dedicated to the sustainable management of Belize’s natural resources was established in 1969 and is the oldest [...]