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Association of Protected Areas not happy with GoB’s departure tax increase

Association of Protected Areas not happy with GoB’s departure tax increase

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017. 2:44 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Association of Protected Areas Management Organization (APAMO) is not happy with Barrow’s cash strapped Government of Belize (GoB)…

Quality Poultry Products opens brand new complex in Belmopan

Quality Poultry Products opens brand new complex in Belmopan

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017. 3:29 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: This morning, Quality Poultry Products inaugurated their brand new complex in Belmopan which will serve as a wholesale distribution…

Superbond renegotiations prompts S&P downgrade

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 4:44 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Standards and Poor’s Global ratings, in light of Belize’s restructuring of the 2034 US dollar Bonds, made changes to…

GOB to receive US $10 million to support poor and vulnerable communities

GOB to receive US $10 million to support poor and vulnerable communities

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 9:03 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved US $10 million to the Government of…

Troubled times ahead for Belize’s sugar industry as EU lifts quotas for beet sugar

Troubled times ahead for Belize’s sugar industry as EU lifts quotas for beet sugar

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 9:03 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The sugar industry in Belize and the greater Caribbean, may face massive declines in revenue as the European Union,…

GOB plans to collect $108 Million more in revenues

GOB plans to collect $108 Million more in revenues

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:48 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: As a part of a 3 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fiscal consolidation to meet targets set in…

GOB plans to cut spending

GOB plans to cut spending

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:46 a.m. CST. an By BBN Staff: Last week BBN reported that during Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s budget presentation, he mentioned that ministries and departments…

GOB to borrow $81.8 million to finance 2017-2018 budget

GOB to borrow $81.8 million to finance 2017-2018 budget

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:41 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Last fiscal year 2016-2017, government projected needing $149,419,532 to finance the budget. The actual out-turn was $245,593,911. For the…

GOB to collect $7 million GST from your electricity bills

GOB to collect $7 million GST from your electricity bills

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:41 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belizeans whose electricity bills exceed $100 will now have to pay General Sales Tax (GST) on their monthly bills.…

Public officers’ 3 percent salary adjustment totals $15 million

Public officers’ 3 percent salary adjustment totals $15 million

Posted:Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:40 a.m. CST. dean By BBN Staff: In the Prime Minister’s budget speech last week, he reiterated government’s commitment to implement the third stage of the…

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