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Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019. 2:37 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: Leader of the Opposition, John Briceno in his New Year’s message to Belizeans, lashed out at the Government of Belize for the high cost of living.  

Briceno says that the economy grew by a ‘miserable’ one percent meaning that ‘we’ were unable to do anything to address poverty and inequality in Belize. 

” The cost of fuel remains too high and is affecting our producers.  

Government’s refusal to work with the productive sector is hurting our agro-productive industry.  The high cost of fuel, which affects everything, caused the cost of basic goods and services to remain higher than average Belizeans can afford,” Briceno said. 

He added that Belizean farmers continue to struggle to get their products to the factory due to the horrible conditions of feeder roads. 

Briceno says that the immediate effect of a slow economy is a weak investment climate, no confidence and most importantly, increasing crime. 

 

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