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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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Double murder in Hopkins

HOPKINS, Stann Creek District, Fri. May 22, 2020-- At about 9:30 this morning, two men were found dead on a farm on the Hopkins...

Compol Chester Williams talks to San Victor and Santa Cruz villagers

SAN VICTOR, Orange Walk District, Fri. May 22, 2020-- After getting several reports that villagers of San Victor and Santa Cruz, located in the...

Pain in silence

In honor of my dad and uncles (sons of Nora Parham) — we love you! As a little girl growing up, I always wanted to...

Police: Princess security guard killed himself

BELIZE CITY, Fri. May 22, 2020-- At about 11:30 Wednesday morning, Earl Underwood, 23, a security guard on duty at the Princess Hotel and...