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High Court Determines that Sections of Sugar Industry Act are Unconstitutional

The Belize Sugar Industries Limited is partly successful in challenging the existing Sugar Industry Act.  That piece of law which governs the large-scale production of sugar in northern Belize is [...]

What Does High Court Decision Mean for Sugar Regulator?

Justice Patricia Farnese’s decision is that annual payments made to the Sugar Industry Control Board are, in essence, illegal.  But what does it mean for the regulator whose operations are [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Weighs in on Sugar Regulation Court Ruling

Michael Peyrefitte, the Chairman of the United Democratic Party also weighed in on the ruling. This afternoon he held a virtual press briefing where he gave his thoughts on what [...]

Will Mark Lizarraga be Recused from Appeals Tribunal?

B.T.L. Chairman Mark Lizarraga was recently appointed to the Appeals Tribunal, a three-member panel tasked with reviewing a matter involving Waterloo Holdings Limited in which the Department of the Environment [...]

Ben Juratowitch Represents G.O.B. in Waterloo Matter

King’s Counsel Ben Juratowitch is the lead attorney in Belize’s case against Guatemala that is presently before the International Court of Justice.  The esteemed legal mind was also tasked with [...]

A Closer Look at the Accusations against Mervin Burdram

Charges are yet to be levied in one of the most explosive sexual assault investigations to come out of the local evangelical church in recent times.  Last week, Rebecca Lennan-Stirm, [...]

Almost a Week Later, NEAB Remains Silent on Sexual Assault Allegations

The National Evangelical Association of Belize is yet to comment on the allegations of sexual abuse against Mervin Budram. We also tried once again to reach out to Budram for [...]

Celebrating World Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Belize

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August ninth each year. It’s a day set aside to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s [...]

U.D.P. to Hold National Convention and Protest March on Sunday

The United Democratic Party has scheduled its national convention for this Sunday, August thirteenth. Several months ago the U.D.P.’s National Party Council voted to endorse its current executive in an [...]

Girl, 6, Knocked Down and Killed in Hopkins Village

A little girl was knocked down and killed in Hopkins Village today. Six-year-old Makaya Magdaleno was reportedly riding a bicycle on Main Street and was heading towards her house on [...]

Belize Still Looking Good in Central American Male Volleyball Championships

The Twenty-third Central American Senior Male Volleyball Championships continue tonight at the Belize Civic Centre where Belize takes on Honduras. The home team pulled off an excellent and important victory [...]

An Official Funeral for Carlos Diaz

On Monday, the official funeral for former government minister Carlos Diaz was held in Belize City. Diaz passed away at the age of seventy-five on Thursday, August third. Carlos Diaz [...]

KTV the Remix – Belizean Night

It’s Tuesday, so that means that your favourite entertainment show takes place tonight at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Another battle round takes place tonight to determine which [...]