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March 13, 2021

Beans pest detected in Belize

Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2021. 11:51 am CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: A beans pest that if not properly controlled can destroy all Belize bean crops […]
March 12, 2021
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Are taxes performing? International Monetary Fund suggests pocket-tightening changes to General Sales Tax and other revenue measures

Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021. 4:04 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is calling for changes to the General Sales Tax (GST) […]
March 12, 2021

Diesel goes up by 53 cents

Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021. 3:27 pm CST. By Zoila Palma: Today, the Ministry of Finance announced that effective midnight, the pump price for diesel will […]
March 12, 2021

International Monetary Fund advises Belize to set public debt target; calls for Fiscal Responsibility Law

Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021. 2:38 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Belize to work toward reducing its debt to […]
March 12, 2021

Inter-American Development Bank lends Belize $5 million to help in the COVID-19 vaccination drive

Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021. 2:03 pm CST. By BBN Staff: The International Development Bank (IDB) is lending Belize assistance to the tune of $4.9 million […]
March 12, 2021

Belize International Monetary Fund ARTICLE IV REPORT: The best is not yet to come any time soon, IMF suggests 

Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021. 1:59 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The 2020 Article IV Mission Report Concluding Statement finds conservative to neutral optimism on the […]
March 11, 2021
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P.M. reiterates minimum wage increase ‘when the economy gets going’

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2021. 1:15 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: One of the signature promises of the People’s United Party’s #planBelize was an increase in […]
March 11, 2021

Briceño spurns IMF agreement: “We know what we have to do; we’ve done it before”

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2021. 10:08 am CST. By Aaron Humes: The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s annual Article IV consultations with Belize were completed on Wednesday […]