March 20, 2024

Hours before announcement of Sugar Industry Commission of Inquiry, BSCFA vents frustration at “petty excuses” from P.M. and Government for delay

In a statement issued on Tuesday evening, hours after the BSCFA fulminated at a press conference they called in Orange Walk Town, the Government said, “The [...]
March 20, 2024

Prime Minister John Briceño appoints Commission of Inquiry to review Sugarcane Industry

“The commission is expected to review the entire value chain of the sugarcane industry to establish the benchmark costs, determine efficiencies and recommend measures to increase [...]
March 20, 2024

Commission of Inquiry into the Sugarcane Industry Set to Proceed

Today, Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño approved the terms of reference as well as the appointment of the commissioners to the inquiry into the sugarcane industry [...]
March 19, 2024

Belize Poultry Association to review 2023 Poultry Production at the 27th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday in Spanish Lookout

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Belize Poultry Association (BPA) is presenting its 2023 Poultry Report at the 27th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday at Oakridge Venues in [...]
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 18, 2024

Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association at loggerheads with Prime Minister John Briceño for  ‘outright capitulation to BSI’ after court rules against Sugar Import/Export Regulations

“I will not waste my time in answering the BSCFA,” Prime Minister John Briceño said late last week.
March 15, 2024

World Food Program Team visits Belize to see impact of Hurricane Lisa Recovery Assistance Program on farmers’ recovery

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The World Food Program (WFP) Communications Team is visiting Belize to check on the effect the assistance provided under the Hurricane Lisa [...]
March 15, 2024

New River Farmers meet Resilient Rural Belize, Ministry of Agriculture personnel to discuss effectiveness of RRB project in their area

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Farmers from the New Rivers Farmers Cooperative in San Carlos, Orange Walk District on Thursday met with representatives of the  Resilient Rural Belize [...]
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