PUP says Francis Fonseca will NOT be challenged PUP says Francis Fonseca will NOT be challenged
Belize’s Nestor Mendez is elected OAS’ new Assistant Secretary General Belize’s Nestor Mendez  is elected OAS’ new  Assistant  Secretary General
PUP makes submission in PetroCaribe challenge PUP makes submission in  PetroCaribe challenge
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Business “Increased cane production critical to the survival of Belize ‘ s sugar industry,” says BSI

“Increased cane production critical to the survival of Belize ‘ s sugar industry,” says BSI

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Cane farms in Belize need to produce more cane per acre to be able to cope with tbhe projected falling earnings of 2017, the Belize Sugar Industries explained in its latest publication. The report entitled, “Transforming Sugar Production in Belize into a Modern, Sustainable, Green […]

Crime Girl, 13, accuses cops of rape

Girl, 13, accuses cops of rape

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Two policemen assigned to police stations in the south of Belize have been placed on interdiction after they were accused of rape by a minor. The girl reported that this week, the two policemen, whose ranks we were told are constables, were drinking and offered […]

Editorial

Editorial

The stunning revelations contained in the now celebrated Briceño tape have been documented but never corroborated so fully as they now are by a ranking officer of the Party. Mr. Briceño has had a significant role in the PUP for nearly 40 years. He was at one time, after the […]

General PM Barrow’s 2015-2016 Budget Debated

PM Barrow’s 2015-2016 Budget Debated

Parliamentarians from both sides of the House of Representatives dissected and debated, at great length, the budget for fiscal for 2015-2016. Much of the discussion was agenda-driven, as has become traditional, and much of it was blatant politicking as opposed to a rational, logical analysis of the document, which will […]

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Girl, 13, accuses cops of rape
Crime / Weekend News

Girl, 13, accuses cops of rape

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Two policemen assigned to police stations in the south of Belize have been placed on interdiction after they were accused of rape by a minor. The girl reported that this week, the two policemen, whose ranks we were told are constables, were drinking and offered […]

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Belize Jaguars’ 0-0 draw with Caymans disappoints fans

Belizean football fans could not help but voice their disappointment after the Belize Jaguars missed a golden opportunity to score a home victory and settled for a scoreless draw when the Football Federation of Belize hosted the Cayman Islands for the first game of the World Cup 2018 Russia qualifiers […]

PM Barrow’s 2015-2016 Budget Debated
Economy / General / Politics / Social / Weekend News

PM Barrow’s 2015-2016 Budget Debated

Parliamentarians from both sides of the House of Representatives dissected and debated, at great length, the budget for fiscal for 2015-2016. Much of the discussion was agenda-driven, as has become traditional, and much of it was blatant politicking as opposed to a rational, logical analysis of the document, which will […]

US Coast Guard seizes US $16m in cocaine, three smugglers arrested
Weekend News / World

US Coast Guard seizes US $16m in cocaine, three smugglers arrested

The United States Coast Guard says it has transferred custody of three Dominican Republic smugglers and about 1,100 pounds of cocaine to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) following an at-sea interdiction off the coast of Guayama, Puerto Rico. On Wednesday, the Coast Guard said the interdiction was the result […]

“Increased cane production critical to the survival of Belize ‘ s sugar industry,” says BSI
Business / Weekend News

“Increased cane production critical to the survival of Belize ‘ s sugar industry,” says BSI

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Cane farms in Belize need to produce more cane per acre to be able to cope with tbhe projected falling earnings of 2017, the Belize Sugar Industries explained in its latest publication. The report entitled, “Transforming Sugar Production in Belize into a Modern, Sustainable, Green […]

Committed to serve- Belize Volunteer Club reaching out to communities
General / Social

Committed to serve- Belize Volunteer Club reaching out to communities

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Belize Volunteer Club, is reaching out to the public to help expand its network of volunteers to support initiatives aimed at positively impacting communities all over the country. Founder and Director of the BVC, Kadeem Bennett, explained that the organization is actively seeking individuals […]

Belize Jaguars ready for Grand Cayman
General / Sports / Weekend News

Belize Jaguars ready for Grand Cayman

By William Ysaguirre, Freelance Reporter The Football Federation of Belize unveiled its new logo for the Belize Jaguars at press conference on Friday to update the fans on the Jaguars’ readiness for their first qualifying match towards World Cup 2018 Russia. This is when Belize hosts the Cayman Islands at […]

YMCA holds family kite day for Fabers Road
General / Social / Weekend News

YMCA holds family kite day for Fabers Road

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Young Men’s Christian Association YMCA held a community gathering for Fabers Road residents on Sunday to teach children and adults how to make and fly kites. The Family Kite Day was held at the YMCA compound in the Fabers Road extension area, catering for […]

Belizean organizations pledge solidarity with Venezuela
Diplomatic Relations / General / Weekend News

Belizean organizations pledge solidarity with Venezuela

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Several social groups and private citizens gathered at the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in support of the government during its diplomatic falling out with the United States of America on Saturday. The function was organized by the Belize Organization for Solidarity with […]

General / Weekend News

YCT project trains sports trainers

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Youth and Community Transformation project, implemented by the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation, held a four-day training course this week for coaches and community sports trainers. Community members, representatives from the Community Policing Unit of the Belize Police Department, and […]