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P.B.L. Fires Off Another Letter to Ombudsman, Investigate Contreras

The Port of Belize Limited has written to Ombudsman Gilbert Swazo for a second time following up on a request made on May twenty-ninth in respect of an investigation into [...]

What is Mike Peyrefitte’s Relationship With Barry Williams?

The controversial Portico Definitive Agreement continues to make headlines. Tonight, Michael Peyrefitte, the Chairman of the United Democratic Party, is in the hot seat. Peyrefitte was questioned by reporters earlier [...]

Peyrefitte Says Distraction Being Created From Real Issues

Peyrefitte further argued that his relationship with Williams in a professional capacity is being used to distract the public from the real issue surrounding the Definitive Agreement. That issue, says [...]

What Do Ministers Mai and Garcia Think of that Now Famous Definitive Agreement?

So while former U.D.P Attorney General, Mike Peyrefitte spoke in great detail about the now famous Definitive Agreement between the government and Portico Enterprises Limited, Minister of Tourism, Anthony Mahler [...]

Special Envoy for Families & Children on Fatal Fire

On Wednesday, we reported the devastating story of four-year-old K’Lee Flores who perished inside a burning house on Sarstoon Street in Belize City. The special needs child was sleeping inside [...]

Minister of Human Development Pleas for Better Care of Children to Prevent Tragedies

We also got a word with Minister of Human Development on the issue of the fires that have claimed people’s lives this year. She urges parents especially to take extra [...]

Traffic Accidents in Cayo and Belmopan Claim One Life, Leave One Critical

An elderly man is dead after he was knocked off his bicycle in the Cayo District on Wednesday evening. Police say that shortly after four p.m., they were summoned to [...]

Preserving Belize’s Cultures One at a Time

On Wednesday, we brought you the story of the Deer Dance, a traditional and colourful display performed by the Mayas of southern Belize at the Lubaantun Archaeological Reserve. That exhibition [...]

What’s the Latest on Proposed Seismic Testing in Southern Belize?

Last November, residents of Santa Rosa Village, Stann Creek gave written consent to the Free, Prior and Informed Consent, also known as the FPIC Agreement. The agreement indicates that Santa [...]

18 Students Awarded Scholarships to Complete High School

Eighteen students are receiving great news tonight because they will be able to continue their academic journey through high school. It is an initiative that began in August 2022, through [...]

Poultry Industry Prepared for Bird Flu Threat

Last week, there was a meeting of industry stakeholders about the potential threat of avian influenza detected in neighbouring countries in Central America. The Belize Poultry Association’s Poultry Health Committee [...]

2022-2023 Sugar Crop Comes to a Close

The 2022-2023 sugar crop officially came to a close today. The figures are almost finalized, but the preliminary reports do not look good. The Belize Sugar Industries Limited says there [...]

Commercial Agreement Between B.S.I. & B.S.C.F.A. Still Outstanding

Vice-President McLachlan also responded to questions on the outstanding Commercial Agreement between B.S.I. and the Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association. Both entities entered into an interim agreement for the 2022-2023 crop [...]

B.S.I. Files Injunction Against New Sugar Regulations

B.S.I. also confirmed that it has launched an injunction against the latest sugar regulations. Vice-President McLachlan explained that B.S.I. simply cannot do what the legislation is asking of them, because [...]

B.S.I. Reservedly Agrees to Commission of Inquiry

The Minister of Agriculture and the executive of the Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association are both of the opinion that the only way the sugar industry will see improvement is if [...]

Sembrando Vida Belize is Officially Launched

Today at the Ministry of Agriculture Station in Orange Walk District, the Sembrando Vida Belize Project was officially launched. The steps to get to this point began back in May [...]

Agriculture Minister on Diversification of the Citrus Industry

Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson and the Prime Minister have gone on record to say that citrus is a dying industry, but stakeholders in the industry, including the [...]

Mexico Removes Tariffs for Coconut Export from Belize

Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai and a delegation of officials from his ministry returned to Belize on Wednesday from a visit to Mexico. They attended meetings focused on opening [...]

Soybean Soon to be Exported to Mexico

Also discussed during the meeting was the ongoing bilateral agricultural cooperation between Belize and Mexico focusing on soursop, pitahaya, dragon fruit and soybean. As it currently stands, Belize is producing [...]