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BSCFA and BSI at Stalemate Despite Government Intervention and Union

After two days of negotiations, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and the Belize
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Orange Walk Braces for Protests as Belize Sugar Cane Farmers

While the association remains in negotiations, its members are ready to protest in Orange Walk
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Police Presence Ramps Up in Orange Walk Amidst BSCFA and

And if you’re worried about the association blocking roads or burning tires, you aren’t the
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Tragic Accident Claims Life of Belize Sugar Industries Employee

While the mill continues to negotiate, it is also mourning the loss of an employee.
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Police Make Arrests in Christmas Weekend Murders, Seek Public Assistance

Three men were murdered in separate incidents over the Christmas weekend, and police have been
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Police Identify Suspect in Heritage Bank ATM The

Police have made a breakthrough in their investigation into the theft of a Heritage Bank
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Belize Police Department Braces for Legal Battle after Terminating Officers

The Belize Police Department is bracing for a legal battle that may ensue after terminating
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Two Weeks Left to Register: Elections and Boundaries Department Reminds

The Elections and Boundaries Department says Belizeans have two more weeks to register for the
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Government’s Free Education Project in Belize City Linked to Decrease

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, believes that the government’s free education project in Belize
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Mexican Navy Seeks Belize’s Help in Locating Missing Resident After

The Mexican Navy is seeking Belize’s assistance in locating Quintana Roo resident Manuel Candelario Ceballos
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Escapee Hilderbrant Codd Remains at Large: Commissioner of Police Issues

It has been twenty-four days since Hilderbrant Codd escaped police custody, and despite police having
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LPG Prices Increase by 23 Cents: Higher Acquisition Costs Impact

Today, the price per gallon of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) – the gas you cook
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Belize Police Department Upgrades Camera Network

Video surveillance footage is a go-to piece of evidence for the Belize Police Department when
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Historic Milestone: Belize Defence Force Promotes First Female Lieutenant Colonel

Yesterday, the Belize Defence Force celebrated a historic milestone with the promotion of its first-ever
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Municipal Court Bailiff Out on Bail After Illegally Modifying Firearm

Municipal court bailiff Brandon Gillett is out on bail after being remanded for having an
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Caye Caulker Resident Remanded for Theft of Pint Bottles, Claims

A Caye Caulker resident is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being charged
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New Year Countdown in Dangriga: Packed Agenda for Culture Capital’s

There is a packed agenda for residents and visitors of the culture capital over the
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Sugar Season Kickoff Sees Slow Start Amidst Protests: Belize Cane

It was a highly anticipated day for stakeholders in the sugar industry as many wondered
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Villagers Take Matters Into Their Own Hands: San Pablo Residents

Residents of San Pablo Village in the Orange Walk district, banded together yesterday to apprehend
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Brazen ATM Heist Shakes Ladyville: Thieves Make Off With Machine

Thieves did an encore early this morning as they yanked an entire ATM from the
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Christian Ramos Found Dead in Barrel on Belize River –

In an ironic twist of events, 19-year-old Christian Ramos lost his life after coming to
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Health Ministry Secures New CT Scan for KHMH

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is finalizing the procurement of a new CT scan
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US Embassy Opens CARSI-ESF Grants Application Period

The United States Embassy in Belize has officially open the application window for those wanting
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Health and Wellness Minister Addresses Medication Concerns

Minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard, says that his ministry has been working on
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“Blue Wave” in Municipal Elections? Minister Kevin Bernard Confident in

Orange Walk East Area Representative Minister Kevin Bernard says he’s predicting another blue wave for
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Historic Promotion at Price Barracks: First Woman Elevated to Lieutenant

A promotion ceremony was held this afternoon at Price Barracks that saw the first woman
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Ministry of Health Updates on Pharmaceutical Allocations: Efforts to Improve

Earlier this year, Minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard explained that it is common
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Ladyville Resident Remanded for Christmas Eve Shooting

Twenty-eight-year-old Ladyville resident Shaquile Perrera is behind bars at the Belize Central Prison, after being
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BSI/ASR Faces Dilemma as Sugar Scarcity Grips Consumers

BSI/ASR is looking to import white sugar early next year after consumers have been gripped
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Sugar Crop Season to start on Thursday despite BSI/ASR –

Despite the BSCFA’s refusal to deliver cane, BSI/ASR says the sugar crop season will begin
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Sugar Crop Season in Limbo: BSCFA Farmers to Protest, Demanding

Tonight, the start of the next sugar crop is in limbo.  Instead of getting the
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Opposition Leader Urges Independent Mediator Amidst Sugar Industry Crisis and

And, talking about politics and sugar, the Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow issued
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Controversial Church/State Agreement Signed Amid Constitution Reform Concerns

Just before the Christmas weekend, we told you of the Church/State Agreement that was signed,
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Love Foundation Recognized for Crime Reduction Efforts in Belize City

The Love Foundation has been recognized by the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) for its mentorship and
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Government Explores Code of Conduct for Elected Leaders After Sexual

The Government of Belize is exploring the implementation of a formal code of conduct for
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Authorities Struggle to Contain Noise Complaints Amidst Influx of Imported

The weeks leading up to the Christmas holiday saw an influx of imported fire crackers,
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Former Love FM News Director Rene Mendez Passes Away on

Love FM’s first and former News Director has transitioned.  Rene Mendez passed away on Christmas
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Christmas Weekend Crime Spree: Shots Fired in Lord’s Bank Area,

The Christmas weekend saw a series of crimes unfold across the country. In the early
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Christmas Eve Machete Attack in Punta Gorda

There were several incidents of crime over the Christmas holiday, including three murders.  The first
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Christmas Eve Shooting at Crystal Auto Rental: Targeted Attack, Not

Less than two hours later, Belize City Police were called out to Crystal Auto Rental
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Intoxicated Villager Stabs Big Falls Resident in Lower Back on

A resident of Big Falls Village, Toledo District was stabbed in the lower back area,
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Ladyville Resident Faces Murder Charges in Connection to Christmas Eve

Ladyville resident, 28-year-old, Shaquile Brian Perera, is facing murder charges once again after he was
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Tragic End to Search: Missing Belize City Teen Found Shot

One family’s worst fear became reality today when their missing loved one was found shot
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Government and Churches sign agreement to bolster relationship

The government and the churches have signed an agreement to bolster the state’s relationship with
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Belize Sugar Crop Season Set to Commence on December 28

The country’s sugar crop season is set to start on December 28, after a slight
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Minister Courtenay’s Departure: PUP Chairman Addresses Impact on Belize’s International

Will Minister Eamon Courtenay’s departure affect Belize’s image on the international stage? PUP Chairman Henry
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Commissioner of Police Reflects on Successful Year, Elected to Regional

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, says he’s going into the new year with a
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Ministry of Transport Implements New Safety Regulations for Holiday Season

The Ministry of Transport has introduced new safety regulations and will be enforcing them this
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Government Defends Port of Belize Acquisition Amid Criticisms

Minister of the Public Service and Constitutional and Political Reform Henry Charles Usher says the
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Police Officer Stabbed in Red Bank Village: Suspect Charged with

A police officer is recovering after being stabbed multiple times last night. Thirty-four-year-old Perfecto Tush
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Beyond 16 Days: Special Envoy Briceno Stresses Ongoing Efforts to

Special for the Development of Families and Children Rossana Briceno says there is a greater
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Police Department and Rotary Club Donate Wheelchairs to Individuals with

Four people with mobility issues received a donation of wheelchairs today through a collaboration between
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PUP Chairman Affirms Government’s Positive Impact on Belizean Living Conditions

The government has been able to improve the living conditions for Belizeans despite facing several
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Police Commissioner Urges Caution in Fireworks Usage During Christmas Celebrations

As the Christmas season rolls over, residents across the country will be using fireworks and
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Armed Robbery Targets Belize City Store: Owner Assaulted, Thousands Stolen

A store in Belize City was targeted by armed robbers yesterday on Lakeview Street. Around
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Record Year for Belize’s Sporting Sector, Says Minister of Youth

Minister of Youth and Sports Rodwell Ferguson says it was a record year for Belize’s
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Belize City Council Bailiff Remanded for Unauthorized Firearm Upgrades

Thirty-eight-year-old Brandon Gillett, a bailiff at the Belize City Council’s Municipal Court will be spending
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Chinese National Cleared of Illegal Entry Charges, Set to Return

A Chinese national who has been in prison since October is finally able to return
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Hub Resource Center Wraps Up Annual Christmas Program

For most of this week, close to a hundred youths have been engaged in recreational
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Paguada Brothers Sentenced to 30 Years for Premeditated Murder of

Tione and Delson Paguada were under heavy security this morning as the appeared in court
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Big Creek Port Owners Upset Over GOB Acquisition, Stann Creek

Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson says he believes the owners of the Big
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Central Bank of Belize Announces Changes to Banking Fees in

The Central Bank of Belize held its second 2023 press brief today where it announced
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Commissioner of Police Celebrates Lowest Murder Rate Since 2008

Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, is closing off 2023 with the lowest murder rate seen
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Minister Rodwell Ferguson Conducts Bus Inspections as Upgrade Deadline Approaches

The deadline for bus owners to upgrade their fleet is fast approaching, and the Department
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Floralia Bus Line Regains Permits After Court Ruling

Despite having a few rocky weeks, Floralia Bus Line is back on the road and
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Nationwide Sugar Shortage Grips Belize, Consumers Demand Solutions

A major issue consumers are grappling with is a country-wide shortage of sugar. For weeks,
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Santander Sugar Group Seeks Approval for Local Sugar Sales Amidst

Now that the country’s main sugar supplier, BSI/ASR, isn’t able to identify who’s sending the
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Belize Bank Limited Attains AA-Plus Credit Rating from CariCRIS

The Belize Bank Limited has received an AA-Plus credit rating from the Caribbean Information and
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New Chief Transport Officer Promises Stringent Compliance Measures for Bus

The Ministry of Transports’ new Chief Transport Officer, Leon Gentle, says he’s hitting the ground
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Government Invests in Upgrades for Belize Defence Force Facilities

The Government of Belize is making investments to several facilities for the Belize Defence Force
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BDF Soldiers Honored with Special Luncheon During Christmas Operations

The Christmas season is often a time when families pull closer together to celebrate the
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Belize City Man Charged with Molesting 5-Year-Old Granted Bail Amidst

A Belize City man was granted bail of three thousand dollars after he was caught
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Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Courtenay Confirms Departure; Succession Plan Unveiled

Our reports in last night’s news of Minister Eamon Courtenay’s departure was confirmed today by
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Belize’s New High Commissioner to Guyana Presents Credentials, Praises Strong

Belizean diplomat, Gale Miller-Garnett presented her credentials today to Guyana’s President, Dr Irfaan Ali.  President
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Cubola Productions Launches Campaign to Promote Belizean Literature with $40

A local publishing house has launched a campaign to encourage citizens to read more Belizean
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NIC Hosts Showcase of Children’s Summer Arts Program with Kriol

On Thursday, children who are enrolled in the summer arts program from the National Institute
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Dangriga Resident Survives Attempt on His Life in Home Invasion

A resident of Dangriga survived an attempt on his life last night. According to police,
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Belize and other SIDS secure access to over $700 Million

Belize and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) countries will be able to benefit from
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Belize Tourism Board Honors Dwayne Garcia for 30 Years of

The Belize Tourism Board has honored Dwayne Garcia, Captain within the Conservation Compliance Unit in
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BAHA Monitors Zoonotic Disease Outbreaks in Central America

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) is monitoring an outbreak of several zoonotic (animal) diseases
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PUP Unveils Mayoral Candidate for Belmopan

The son of the late and former Government Minister, Agripino Cawich, is the PUP Mayoral
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UNICEF Warns Public of Fake Survey Scam Circulating, Urges Caution

If you’ve received a notice from UNICEF about participating in a survey to receive a
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Ministry of Infrastructure Hands Over New Homes for the Holidays

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing has made the holiday season a lot more
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Man Remanded for Alleged Stabbing in Belize City – Court

Twenty-two-year-old Cassius Myers is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after allegedly stabbing a
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Honduran National Faces Deportation After Guilty Plea for Failure to

A Honduran national who was working as a waitress is behind bars pending deportation. Twenty-five-year-old
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Three Men Charged with Murder in Carmelita Village Shooting Incident

Police have arrested and charged three men for the Sunday night murder of Hugo Anibal
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Cooler December Weather Hits Belize

The heatwaves of October are a distant memory now, as Belize continues to experience cooler
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National Library Service Hosts Annual Old Year Reading Christmas Show

The National Library Service held its annual Old Year Reading Christmas show at the Leo
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Senator Eamon Courtenay Reportedly Set to Depart from Foreign Trade,

Latest information reaching our newsroom is that Senator Eamon Courtenay will be demitting office at
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Government and Bakers Association Reach Agreement, Keeping Bread Prices Stable

After days of discussion, the government and the Bakers Association struck an agreement on Friday
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Onion Prices Surge as Local Crop Runs Out Due to

If you’ve recently noticed an uptick in the price per pound of white onions, you’re
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Belize City Nurse Loses Home to Fire: Community Rallies to

Neighbors of 29-year-old, Claricia Brown were able to help contain a fire that broke out
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Family of Four Loses Belongings in Corozal Town House Fire

A family of four lost all their belongings on Saturday night in a house fire
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