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  • There is Still Room for Improvement In The Industry, Says CEO In MOA

    The 2016-2017 sugar crop which closed at the ending of June has had mixed results and reviews. Yes sugar production increased but the amount of cane milled was below the estimated target. Yes more cane farmers were exposed to mechanized harvesting, but fe...
  • Traffic Accident Claims One Life On The San Victor/San Narciso Road

    A man lost his life in a traffic collision that occurred on the San Victor Village road on Saturday night. The victim was a passenger in a blue and silver two-door Mazda pickup that was heading towards San Narciso Village but which ran off the road an...
  • Minister of Tourism Testifies Before Senate Select Committee, His Recommendation Were Simply To Assist, He Says

    It’s open season on politicians to testify before the Senate Select Committee inquiry, or so it seems, as two more Cabinet Ministers under the Barrow Administration sat before the Senate Select Committee to give testimony about their involvement in matt...
  • Taiwan Announces Visa-Free Entry For Belizeans

    The Government of Taiwan today announced visa-free entry for nationals of its diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, including Belize. According to a statement from Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the initiative is being done to “demonstrate the cl...
  • Minor Charged For Being In Possesion Of Homemade Firearm

    A sixteen year old Orange Walk minor from Black Water Creek Trial Farm, is tonight in police custody after he was caught in possession of a homemade firearm along with several rounds of live ammunition.     The seizer was made during an early mornin...
  • David and Anke Doehm Charged for Child Cruelty

    The office of the DPP has given directive to impose the charge of ‘Cruelty to a child’ to Anke Doehm and David Doehm, the adoptive parents of thirteen year old Faye Lin Cannon, following her death last week in San Pedro. Anke Doehm has been arrested a...
  • Fisherman Charged For Undersized Lobster

    A Sarteneja man was today fined over six hundred dollars in the Belize City Magistrates court for being in possession of undersized lobsters.   Forty seven year old Fransisco Villamil, was caught yesterday at Home Protector Park located off Coney Dri...
  • OW Police Confiscate More Than 20 Pounds Of Marijuana

    Tonight, the never ending battle on drugs has landed two Corozal men behind bars after Orange Walk Police busted them with a significant amount of weed.   At about 10:05 this morning, a vehicular checkpoint was conducted near the Establo roundabout, ...
  • BSI/ASR Looks For New Market For DC Sugar

    With a record breaking end to the 2016-2017 sugar cane crop season, Belize’s premier industry is now bracing for direct competition come October of this year following the recent EU reform on world sugar prices. While Belize will continue to benefit fro...
  • Exercise Caution When Buying Vicks

    The Department of Health services is advising Belizeans to exercise caution when purchasing the popular Vicks products. It has come to the attention of the Department that counterfeit Viks’ Vaporub and Vicks’ inhaler products have been discovered in r...
  • Belize Sailing Association Holds Training For Sailor Coaches

    A five-day technical training for coaches in the sport of sailing got underway yesterday in Corozal Town, under the auspices Belize Sailing Association. The seminar is being conducted by an international instructor who seeks to provide the theoretical and...
  • More Evidence Surfaces In Case Of BDF Uniforms..Is High Ranking Officer Involved?

    Tonight there are new details to report on the suspicious case of dozens of BDF uniforms and old outboard engines that should have been disposed of and destroyed, but which were instead found in a private citizen’s home here in Orange Walk Town. As we h...
  • Cane Farmer Commits Suicide

    A post mortem examination conducted on the body of 45 year old Manuel Novelo a cane farmer from the Village of San Estevan, Orange Walk District has ruled that he committed suicide.   Novelo’s body was discovered at a cane field located about 2 ...
  • Corozal Resident Gets Three Years For Drug Trafficking

    A Corozal Town resident was sentenced to three years for drug trafficking this morning at the Corozal Magistrate’s Court. On October 9th 2016, Martin Blanco was detained and charged for drug trafficking.   Customs officials say Blanco was driving a...
  • FINSEC Weighs In On BDF Uniforms Found In OW Residence

    “A serious breach”, that is how Financial Secretary Joseph Waight describes the case involving the seizure of close to one 100 BDF uniforms and decommissioned outboard engines which were found in a home located on Baeza’s Alley here in Orange Walk o...
  • Minister Heredia To Testify in Select Committee.Program

    There will be another senior Cabinet Minister appearing before the Senate Select Committee hearing this coming Wednesday, July 12. Minister of Tourism and Belize Rural South area representative Manuel Herredia has confirmed that he has been summoned to ap...
  • 2016/2017 Crop Proves To Be Record Breaking

    The 2016-2017 sugar cane crop season officially closed on Friday after twenty eight weeks. Today the Belize Sugar Industries Limited issued official figures which show that the industry set a new record for sugar production. This historic, banner year for...
  • September Celebrations Theme Selected

    The September celebrations are still couple months away but the National Celebrations Commission already held its 2017 competition for the theme and this year’s winner is “Belize, confronting Challenges! Celebrating Triumphs! Renewing our Resolve!” ...
  • Immigration Department Issues Release on New Immigration Rules At Northern Border

    On Tuesday we had reported on the very long morning lines at the Northern Border due to a change in rules for Free Zone workers who are now required to obtain Belize border passes to traverse through to the Free Zone to get to work. For years, the workers...
  • Robbers Target Church Of Christ Primary School

    Another primary school in the Corozal District was targeted by burglars. Church of Christ Primary School located in the Halls Layout area of Corozal Town fell victim to thieves sometime between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. According to the schoo...