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Cost of living up for 2017

Cost of living up for 2017

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017. 3:10 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belizeans had to pay an average of 90 cents more for goods and services, according to the latest data…

Exports rebound in 2017

Exports rebound in 2017

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017. 11:53 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: After several consecutive months of underperforming, Belize’s exports increased by 51.2 percent at the beginning of 2017. The latest…

Was it really worth it? Ashcroft asks

Was it really worth it? Ashcroft asks

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017. 10:32 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:Lord Michael Ashcroft, in an interview with Channel 5 News from Washington this week, spoke on a number of issues…

Chamber of Commerce calls for action to save economy

Chamber of Commerce calls for action to save economy

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017. 10:32 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) issued a release yesterday stating that “successive governments under both political…

Ashcroft willing to settle

Ashcroft willing to settle

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017. 10:32 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Michael Ashcroft is willing to settle with the Government of Belize over its multi-million dollar arbitration award. Ashcroft told…

Belize misses Superbond payment

Belize misses Superbond payment

Posted: Wednesday, February 22,2017. 10:57 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belize did not make a scheduled US $13.3 million payment toward the 2038 “Superbond” on Monday, in the midst of stalled…

CDB projects 1.7 percent growth for region

CDB projects 1.7 percent growth for region

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017. 3:54 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), at a press event last Friday, projected a 1.7 percent economic growth among its…

“Utility company shares to be sold to SSB” says Prime Minister Dean Barrow

“Utility company shares to be sold to SSB” says Prime Minister  Dean Barrow

 Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017. 6:23 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Prime Minister Dean Barrow explained this week that, contrary to statements made by opposition leader John Briceño, government will…

Thousands of sacks of potato rot in La Gracia Village, Cayo District

Thousands of sacks of potato rot in La Gracia Village, Cayo District

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017. 9:23 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Today, BBN visited La Gracia Village in the Cayo District to meet with concerned potato farmers. La Gracia is a…

Belize gets US $10 Million loan for SIF

Belize gets US $10 Million loan for SIF

Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2016. 2:39 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Social Investment Fund (SIF) is the latest benefactor of a US $10 million dollar loan from the Caribbean…

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