March 6, 2023

First ever San Narciso Agricultural Trade Show actively supported by the Belize Defence Force

This trade show gave the BDF an opportunity to showcase some of its logistics to the general public and to promote a small aspect of the [...]
March 6, 2023

Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association announces a protest in Belmopan; repeats call for Commission of Inquiry

The Association in a statement to reporters declared that the protest is “regarding the issues that are affecting the Sugar Industry".
March 6, 2023

Resilient Rural Belize (RRB) assists the Valley of Peace Lagoon Farmers Co-operative to improve cabbage crops with biological control agents

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Resilient Rural Belize (RRB), Ministry of Economic Development, has been working with the Valley of Peace Lagoon Farmers Co-operative to improve [...]
March 3, 2023

372 farmers attend four Soursop Cultivation Workshops conducted by Brazilian expert Dr Abel Reboucas in different areas of Belize

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Three hundred seventy-two persons attended the four soursop cultivation workshops that were conducted this week by Brazilian agronomist Dr Abel Reboucas, according to [...]
March 3, 2023

Belize Energy Workers Union (BEWU) announces and mourns passing of Brian Perez

The BEWU stated that “Perez’ life was senselessly taken away at the hands of someone wielding a gun within his own residence. Perez was to all [...]
March 3, 2023

43 Southern beekeepers attending training to produce honey by-products 

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Forty-three Southern beekeepers from the Stann Creek and Toledo Districts on Thursday attended a one-day beekeeping training session on honey value added products.
March 3, 2023

Pension reform: Two-stage process agreed; Government insists benefits will accrue to new generation of Public Service

As explained by Minister of Education and Government negotiator Francis Fonseca, “We agreed in principle that we would approach pension reform in two stages really. First, [...]
March 3, 2023

BSI/ASR made request for brown sugar price increase almost a month ago; BSCFA objects

Earlier this week, the Corozal and Progressive Sugar Cane Farmers Associations sent a joint letter asking for price increases in both brown and plantation white sugar, [...]
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