Penner Walks COLA says they will appeal the case Penner Walks COLA says they will appeal the case
Two fires same story: children were playing with lighters Two fires same story: children were playing with lighters
Conch Shell Bay grandma charged for public gambling Conch Shell Bay  grandma charged for public gambling
BSI gives cañeros ultimatum Company says farmers have up to August 1st to decide BSI gives  cañeros  ultimatum Company says  farmers have up to August 1st to decide
Business Caneros reject offer and call for continued bagasse negotiations

Caneros reject offer and call for continued bagasse negotiations

By Aaron Humes Freelance Reporter SAN ROMAN, COROZAL DISTRICT, Sun. Jul. 20, 2014 The Sugar Industry Control Board (SICB) will be asked to intervene in the commercial agreement dispute between cane farmers and sugar product producers after the farmers’ latest rejection of what the producers say is their final offer. […]

Crime

Mystery surrounds teacher’s death

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Stephen John Michael Jr., a 28-year-old Seventh Day Adventist school teacher, was killed in his home and found early Friday morning. Michael’s father, who lives across the street, found him lying nude in his bed with a spot of blood at the back of […]

Editorial

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has submitted a number of thoughtful and relevant amendments to the Bill called the Occupational Safety and Health Bill now before the House of Representatives. The Chamber is not opposed to the legislation in principle. It is saying that it is too ambitious […]

General Ambassador Ho speaks of students’ mission to Belize

Ambassador Ho speaks of students’ mission to Belize

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twelve volunteer students from Tsing Hua University in Taiwan are on a working visit to offer their expertise in the area of information technology to local students in western Belize.   From the time they arrived last week until they leave on August 24 the […]

Recent Posts

Company offers reward for safe return of missing employee
Updates / Weekend News

Company offers reward for safe return of missing employee

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter There is now a reward for the safe return of Kevin Carcamo, the chairman of Hattieville who has been missing for the past five days. Carcamo, an employee of Discoverseis Geophysical Swrvices disappeared while on the job in the Freetown Sibun area behind Hattieville Village. […]

Crime / Weekend News

Mystery surrounds teacher’s death

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Stephen John Michael Jr., a 28-year-old Seventh Day Adventist school teacher, was killed in his home and found early Friday morning. Michael’s father, who lives across the street, found him lying nude in his bed with a spot of blood at the back of […]

US president meets with Central American leaders
Weekend News / World

US president meets with Central American leaders

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Leaders from Central America have informed US President Barack Obama that they are working on a “comprehensive plan” that will look at why their youths are migrating to the United States. The meeting with the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala tok place at […]

Ambassador Ho speaks of students’ mission to Belize
General

Ambassador Ho speaks of students’ mission to Belize

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twelve volunteer students from Tsing Hua University in Taiwan are on a working visit to offer their expertise in the area of information technology to local students in western Belize.   From the time they arrived last week until they leave on August 24 the […]

Caneros reject offer and call for continued bagasse negotiations
Business

Caneros reject offer and call for continued bagasse negotiations

By Aaron Humes Freelance Reporter SAN ROMAN, COROZAL DISTRICT, Sun. Jul. 20, 2014 The Sugar Industry Control Board (SICB) will be asked to intervene in the commercial agreement dispute between cane farmers and sugar product producers after the farmers’ latest rejection of what the producers say is their final offer. […]

BSI’s gets technical with bagasse renumeration
Business

BSI’s gets technical with bagasse renumeration

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize Sugar Industries, owned by the American Sugar Refineries (ASR) group, maintains that it has given the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association a fair remuneration for bagasse based on the amount of fiber the company uses. Olivia Avilez, BSI’s officer for Cane Farmer Relations, explained […]

Domestic fight ends in fatal stabbing
Crime

Domestic fight ends in fatal stabbing

A woman faces possible charges of murder following the fatal stabbing of her common-law husband, Felix Eduardo Alamilla, 28, of San Pedro Town. The incident happened at around 5 a.m. on Wednesday at Alamilla’s workplace, about five miles outside of the town where he was the caretaker of a building. […]

Features

Belize delivered Kim’s passport, but just can’t deliver it back!

by Louis Wade Won Hong Kim was in a Taiwanese prison about to be extradited to his home country of South Korea to answer to charges of embezzlement of Half a Billion dollars when the bright idea surfaced that, IF he were a citizen of another country, the officials must […]

Foreign Affairs hosts forum on water security
General

Foreign Affairs hosts forum on water security

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a public forum this week on water security and the effects of Climate Change. The forum was held at the Bliss Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday night, and is a part of the ministry’s efforts to hold a forum every month. The forum […]

CCJ appeal for GOB acquisition of BTL and BEL starts
Business

CCJ appeal for GOB acquisition of BTL and BEL starts

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The final appeal of the case regarding the government’s acquisition of BEL and BTL began Wednesday via teleconference with Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Wednesday’s session was mostly case management and scheduling a timetable for the appeal. The hearings are expected to start in […]