March 23, 2023

Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai: Decline in major industries “shrunk” agriculture sector

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2023. 10:24 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Two of Belize’s three major industries took a beating in 2021 and 2022 while a […]
March 2, 2023

Marie Sharp’s “Belizean Heat” sauce coming to Walmart stores in U.S.

Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2023. 5:50 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Proud product of Belize, Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods “Belizean Heat” pepper sauce is now available […]
February 25, 2023

Bananas and citrus hurting but exports up to start 2023

Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2023. 9:40 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Two of Belize’s longest-standing industries are showing the effects of internal issues as the value […]
February 10, 2023

Senate meets in Belmopan; loan motions to support economy passed

Posted: Friday, February 10, 2023. 3:47 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: At its meeting in Belmopan today, the Senate considered three loan motions worth between them […]
January 6, 2023

‘Largest individual citrus grower’ John Zabaneh portends ‘the end of the citrus industry,’ claiming “ridiculous” prices unsustainable

Posted: Friday, January 6, 2023. 8:31 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: This week, Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai, fresh off putting out a fire in […]
September 22, 2022

Citrus Growers Association mourns loss of board member Wilmot Simmons

Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2022. 10:14 pm CST. By Hugh O’Brien: The Citrus Growers Association (CGA) sent out a press release earlier today expressing sadness on […]
January 4, 2022

Government pumping $15 million into citrus industry, getting expertise to lead revival

Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2022. 6:44 pm CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Government of Belize is pumping $15 million into the citrus industry and getting […]
December 23, 2021

Former CEO and agriculture expert, Hugh O’Brien to take up challenge to revitalize and diversify the citrus industry

Posted: Thursday, December 23, 2021. 4:45 pm CST. By Benjamin Flowers: The Government of Belize is seeking the leadership of former Chief Executive Officer in the […]