May 27, 2024

Made in Belize Trade Show is here!

The "Made in Belize Trade Show" is an event that brings together entrepreneurs, micro business owners, wholesalers, retail buyers, and customers from all over the country. [...]
May 10, 2024

Portico Enterprises Limited developer David Gegg tells Senate environmental clearance held up because he would not pay ‘campaign contribution’

On Wednesday, flanked by his legal advisor, Andrew Bennett, Gegg told the Committee he felt that it is time that the facts be shared with the [...]
April 4, 2024

The Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosts the 2024 Link Up Job Fair

According to the Chamber, more than 1,400 vacancies are available from 32 agencies – including Government ministries, statutory bodies, and private companies.
March 27, 2024

Consumer Price Index: Prices 4.1 percent higher than last year but generally trending down

Prices for food rose 7.5 percent and restaurants and accommodation services by 12 percent but transport went down nearly 2 percent.
March 27, 2024

Statistical Institute of Belize’s first Consumer Confidence Index suggests Belizeans have moderate confidence on economic outlook in first months of 2024

Measured from September 2023 to February 2024, the CCI rose from a score of 34 to 43 on average, measured from 0 to 100 with a [...]
March 20, 2024

Spending priorities: Life has only improved for some, says Shyne Barrow, but Belize must work for all

Barrow suggested that due to either “blatant dishonesty or extreme ignorance,” “convenient parts” of the recent IMF report were referred to in the Budget Speech, and [...]
March 18, 2024

Stevedores to receive $1.6 million ex gratia payment in lieu of sugar redundancy after P.M. meets with CWU

An ex gratia payment of $1.6 million in addition to the offered $1.5 million will be brought to the House of Representatives for approval.
March 12, 2024
Port of Belize

Waterfront workers walk out over stalled negotiations; Port paralyzed

Last week Tuesday, stevedores walked off the job. Their union, the Christian Workers Union (CWU), had met with the Prime Minister to negotiate a redundancy payment. [...]