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A new era for sugar –amendments take effect

BELMOPAN, Wed. Jan. 21, 2015--Amendments to the Sugar Industry Act, approved by the House of Representatives on Monday and the Senate on Tuesday, were...

Open letter to SICB and GoB

Dear Editor, I must write on the fact that it is clear that at no time the Sugar Industry Board (SICB) has intended to act...

PUP condemn PM’s stance in sugar dispute

BELIZE CITY--Since last Thursday when Prime Minister Dean Barrow gave his blessings to the formalization of a new association/s to replace the Belize Sugar...

Belize economy loses millions due to crop delays

BELIZE CITY--Belize’s sugar exports netted the country $30 million less in 2010—a year of major upheaval in the industry—than it did the year before,...

Cañeros grapple with Fairtrade money troubles

ORANGE WALK--Over 5,300 cañeros have issued a demand to their leadership to apportion to them $4 million, despite warnings from executives and officials of...

BSI/ASR plays hard ball!

ORANGE WALK--Just last week, we reported on the plight of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and its long, drawn out efforts at...

The other side of the saga within the sugar industry

ORANGE WALK--In what has now become a disturbing period of uncertainty within one of the country’s most vital economic pillars, the besieged sugar industry,...

55,000-ton bomb dropped on cañeros!

ORANGE WALK--On Tuesday of this week, Tate and Lyle Sugars, a member of the American Sugar Refineries (ASR) group, dropped a bombshell on local...

120 to 125 tons of sugar sweeten the sea in Corozal

COROZAL TOWN—A Belize Sugar Industry barge carrying about 120 to 125 tons of sugar from Orange Walk Tower Hill Sugar Factory to Belize City...
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Alrick Carcamo, 29, murdered on Raccoon Street Extension

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Candice Miller attacks CitCo with crowfoot order

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 11, 2019-- On Friday, October 4, Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel handed down a decision in favor of Candice Miller,...

Evo Morales accepts asylum in Mexico

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 11, 2019-- President Evo Morales of Bolivia and his Vice President resigned yesterday, Sunday, after he addressed the country in...

Drinking turned deadly: Lee Lopez, 41, fatally stabbed in chest with broken bottle

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Nov. 11, 2019-- Lee Lopez, 41, a handyman of Heron Street, Ladyville, was drinking with three men who are known...